History Question Series Part 2

History Question Series Part 2

Why did Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq transfer his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad? To control South India better

During which reign was the East India Company founded in London? Akbar

Who was known as ‘Lady with Lamp’? Florence Nightingale

Which Rajput dynasties did not surrender to Akbar? Sisodiya

Where was Shivaji crowned as an independent king? Raigarh

Which saint name is associated with Shivaji? Ram Das

By whom was Island of Bombay was given to the English Prince Charles II as dowry? Portuguese

Which first Europeans came to India? Portuguese

During which movement was ‘Mahatma’ added before Gandhiji’s name? Champaran satyagraha

Who was impeached in England for his actions in India? Warren Hastings

Who was the first General-Secretary of the Indian National Congress? Dadabhai Naoroji

When was the monopoly of East India Company in trade brought under the control of the British Crown? 1773 A.D.

By whom was the Home Rule Movement in India was started? Annie Besant and Tilak

After whose name was a women’s division of the Indian National Army named? Rani Jhansi

Who started the newspaper Shome Prakash? Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

In whose court was a Chinese embassy sent by Tang emperor? Harshavardhana

Which inscription mentions Pulkesin II’s military success against Harshavardhana? Aihole Inscription

Chandragupta Maurya figures prominently in whose book? Vishakhdatta

Who stated that there was no slavery in India? Megasthenes

Which ruler had granted Diwani to the East India company? Shah Alam II

What is the name of the group of languages spoken by the largest number of people in India? Indo-Aryan

On which thing did the Buddhism and Jainism both give stress? Non-violence

Which silver coins Issued by the Guptas? Rupayaka

By whom was the rare work on architecture, Samarangana Sutradhara written? Bhoja Paramara

Who was the first Sultan of Delhi to introduce the practice of ‘Sijda’? Balban

Which Sultan of Delhi imposed Jazfya on the Brahmins also? Firoz Tughlaq

Who got the ‘Bharat Ratna’ award, before becoming the President of India? Dr. Zakir Hussain

The Mansabdari system introduced by Akbar from which system was it borrowed from? Mongolia

The Maratha power reached the zenith of its glory during which reign? Shivaji

Which Land tenure systems was introduced by Lord Cornwallis? Zamindari

By whom was Swaraj as a national demand first made? Dadabhai Naoroji

Who is the author of the book ‘Glimpses of World History’? Jawaharlal Nehru

Who attended the Second Round Table Conference as the representative of the Congress? Gandhiji

Which reservoir is constructed on Chambal? Gandhi Sagar

Which state was in the development of hydroelectricity the pioneering state? Karnataka

Which is the most malleable metal? Gold

During the Mughal period which trader first came to India? English

A Fortgotten Empire’, written by the renowned historian Robert Sewell, is about which Empire? Vijaynagar Empire

Which God lost his importance as the first deity during the Later Vedic period? Varuna

Who was the famous Indo-Greek king who embraced Buddhism? Menander

During which reign did both Vardhaman Mahavira and Gautama Buddha preach their doctrines? Bimbisara

What is the name by which Ashoka is generally referred to in his inscriptions? Priyadarsi

Which Gupta ruler was equally great in the art of peace, wars and personal accomplishment? Chandragupta-II

Who contributed the Chalukya in Western India? Guptas

The Kalachuri era counted from A.D. 248 what was mostly in currnet? Andhra

By whom was the first estimate of national income in India made? Dadabhai Naoroji

Which region of northern India was not included in the empire of Ala-ud-din Khalji? Kashmir

Who destroyed the group of Forty Nobles? Balban

Who built Char Minar? Quli Qutb Shah

On the ruins of which Hindu kingdom was the kingdom of Golconda founded? Kakatiyas

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