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History Quiz

Post:04.12.2019 02.12

1. The decision to partition the state of Bengal was announced by Lord Curzon in-
(a) January 1905
(b) July 1905
(c) July 1904
(d) July 1911

2. Annie Besant was made the first female President of Indian National Congress in?
(a) Calcutta Session, 1920
(b) Annual Session of Congress at Nagpur, 1920
(c) Calcutta Session,1917
(d) Haripura Congress Conference, 1938

3. When was the first passenger train run in India ?
(a) January 1848

 (b) April 1853
(c) May 1857
(d) April 1852

4. Who among the following was the first Indian to be made a fellow of the Royal Society of London ?
(a) Srinivas Ramanujam
(b) A.C. Wadia  

(c) C.V. Raman
(d) None of these

5. The Treaty of Bassein was a pact signed between the British East India Company and? (a) Baji Rao I
(b) Balaji Vishwanath

(c) Baji Rao II

d) Madhavrao II

6. ‘Commonweal’ a weekly newspaper was started by?
(a) Jayprakash Narayan

(b) C. F. Andrew
(c) Dadabhai Nauroji

(d) Annie Besant

7. Who established mitra mela organization?
(a) Nandanlal Bose

(b) Ambedkar
(c) Vir Savarkar

(d) Jyotiba Phule

8. Who is known as lok nayak ?
(a) Jayprakash Narayan

(b) Lala Lajpat Rai
(c) Dadabhai Nauroji

 (d) Mahatma Gandhi

9. Which of the following was the earliest city discovered in India?
(a) Harappa
(b) Punjab
(c) Mohenjo Daro
(d) Sindh

10. Who among the following translated Ramayana into Persian?
(a) Abul Fazl
(b) Badayuni
(c) Abdul Latif
(d) Isar Das

11. Which Symbol is associated with Buddha’s birth?
(a) Lotus
(b) Horse
(c) Wheel
(d) Stupa

12. Where has the world’s largest monolithic statue of Buddha been installed?
(a) Bamiyan
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Kandy
(d) Lhasa

13. The famous Peacock Throne of Shah Jahan was taken away in 1739 by
(a) Afghan invader Ahmed Shah Abdali
(b) Persian invader Nadir Shah
(c) Mongol invader Chengiz Khan
(d) British East India Company

14. In which year did the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre take place?
(a) 1912
(b) 1909
(c) 1919
(d) 1920

15. Muslim League was founded in the year
(a) 1900
(b) 1905
(c) 1906
(d) 1902


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