India History Quiz (Part 3) - General Knowledge of Indian History
Part 3 of India History Quiz - General Knowledge Questions (81 to 120) on Indian History. Take the Quiz and improve your overall General knowledge on Indian History.
81. To which revolutionary organization did Shahid Bhagat Singh belong?
Answer: Hindustan Socialist Republican Association
82. Which two newspapers did Mahatma Gandhi edit till 1933?
Answer: Young India and Navjeevan
83. On 12th April 1944, Subhas Chandra Bose hoisted the INA flag. In Which State did he hoist the flag?
84. Where did Chandragupta Maurya spend the last days of his life?
Answer: Sravanabelagola, in Karnataka
85. In which city of India did the Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place?
86. What action of Lord Curzon did Surendranath Banerjee strongly oppose?
Answer: The Partition of Bengal
87. How many sisters did Pandint Jawaharlal Nehru have and what were their names?
Answer: Two; Vijayalakshmi Pandit and Krishna Hateesingh
88. The author of ’Communalism in Modern India’ is a modern historian of India. What is his name?
Answer: Bipin Chandra Pal
89. Which Indian steel city is named after its founder?
90. In which fort near Junnar, was Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj born?
91. Whom did Mahatma Gandhi consider his spiritual successor?
Answer: Vinoba Bhave
92. Who gave the name ’Azad’ to the revolutionary, Chandra Shekhar?
Answer: When the British magistrate asked him what his name was, he replied, ’Azad’ which in English means, ’one who is free’.
93. Who was the first European Ambassador to the Mughal court?
Answer: Sir Thomas Roe
94. Why did Rabindrnath Tagore relinquish his knighthood?
Answer: To protest against the Jallianwala Bagh massacre
95. Where is the ancestral home of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru?
96. When did India come under the direct rule of the British crown?
97. Who was the founder of the Satavahana dynasty?
98. Where did Mahatma Gandhi study law?
Answer: In London
99. Where did the East India Comapany first set up trade?
100. During the Carnatic wars, Joseph-Francois Dupleix led the French. Who led the British?
Answer: Sir Robert Clive
101. Name the battle that marked the foundation of the Biritish rule in india?
Answer: Battle of Plassey
102. Who was known as the ’Grand Old Man of India’?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji
103. The partition of Bengal led of the launch of which famous movement?
Answer: Swadeshi and boycot
104. Who laid the foundation stone for the Golden Temple at Amritsar?
Answer: It was laid by an eminent Muslim saint, Hazrat Main Mir of Lahore at the request of te fifth Sikh Guru, Arjan Dev Ji
105. When did the Chinese traveller, Fa Hein come to India?
Answer: In the year, 399 A.D., during the Gupta period
106. Who was Ajatashatru?
Answer: He was the son of king Bimbisara of Magadha (modern Bihar) and ruled during the time of Lord Buddha.
107. What is the name of the mausoleum at Aurangabad that resembles the Taj Mahal?
Answer: The Bibi ka Maqbara
108. The name ’Agra’, has originated from the word ’Agrabana’. What does ’Agrabana’ mean?
Answer: Garden of Paradise
109. Who was the founder of the Sunga dynasty?
110. To which dynasty did Kanishka belong?
111. In which year did the Jallianwala Bagh massacre take place?
112. Where did the British East India Company open its first factory in India?
113. From what event do the Mohammedans date their era?
114. How old was Akbar when he succeeded to the Mughal throne?
Answer: 14 years. For the first four years, i.e., from 1556 to 1560 his uncle Bairam Khan, who had served as his tutor and guardian and helped him win the throne of Delhi, acted as regent of the minor king.
115. Which great monument was built in India between the years, 1630 and 1652?
Answer: Taj Mahal
116. Who was the eldest son of Shah Jahan?
Answer: Dara Shikoh
117. Which teenager, born in England in the early 18th century, became an important personality in Indian history?
Answer: Sir Robert Clive
118. From where did Gandhiji’s 241-mile march to Dandi take palace?
Answer: The Sabarmati Ashram, near Ahmedabad
119. Why was 2nd October important in the lives of both Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri?
Answer: They were both born on that day, though not in the same year
120. How many times was Mahatma Gandhi elected as the president of the Indian National Congress?
Answer: Only once, in 1924