India History Quiz (Part 5) - General Knowledge of Indian History

Part 5 of India History Quiz - General Knowledge Questions (161 to 187) on Indian History. Take the Quiz and improve your overall General knowledge on Indian History.

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161. Which Mughal ruler put Abul Fazl to death?
Answer: Jahangir

162. How do we know Khuldabad today, the city where Aurangzeb died and was buried?
Answer: Aurangabad

163. While delivering his speech in Haripuri in 1938, which Congress President suggested the use of the Roman script to write the Hindi language?
Answer: Subhas Chandra Bose

164. Dara Shikoh was the eldest son of which Mughal emperor?
Answer: Shah Jahan

165. In 1931, which ancestral house did Pandit Motilal Nehru donate to the Indian National Congress, renaming it as ’Swaraj Bhawan’?
Answer: Anand Bhawan

166. In which monument was the trial of the nine men accused of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi held?
Answer: Red Fort

167. In which city of India did Qutbuddin Aibak assume supreme power in June 1206?
Answer: Lahore

168. Which dynasty succeeded the Khilji’s to the throne of Delhi in 1290?
Answer: Tughlaq dynasty

169. Who led the force of the East India Company in the battle of Plassey in 1757?
Answer: Sir Robert Clive

170. What was Emperor Jahangir’s original name?
Answer: Salim

171. Which dynasty built the Khajuraho temples?
Answer: Chandelas

172. Which traveller accompanied Mahmud of Ghazni to India in A.D. 1030?
Answer: Al Beruni

173. Apart from Chittaranjan Das, who else co-founded the Swarajya Party in India?
Answer: Pandit Motilal Nehru

174. Which Indian freedom fighter spent his days in Kolkata in 1947, fasting and praying for communal harmony?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

175. Who founded the slave dynasty in India?
Answer: Qutb-ud-din-Aibak

176. Who ruled over Delhi in 1296 A.D.?
Answer: Ala-ud-din Khilji

177. Who is supposed to have invited Babar to invade India?
Answer: Daulat khan Lodhi (uncle of lbrahim Lodhi)

178. Who was the last ruler of the Lodhi dynasty?
Answer: Ibrahim Lodhi

179. Why was the Dandi march organized?
Answer: To break the salt law of the British government.

180. Who was the viceroy of India when Clement Richard Attlee talked about transfer of power to Indians?
Answer: Lord Wavell

181. When did the Shaka era begin in India?
Answer: 78 A.D.

182. When did the Gupta era begin in India?
Answer: In 320 A.D., after Chandragupta Maurya of the Maurya dynasty

183. What was the title assumed by Harsha when he ascended the throne?
Answer: Shiladitya

184. Which British General defeated Hyder Ali and when?
Answer: Sir Eyre Coote, in July 1781

185. What was Mahatma Gandhi’s full name?
Answer: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

186. What does the navy blue wheel that appears on the national flag of India stand for?
Answer: The Wheel of the Law

187. Which day was first fixed as the Independence Day in India?
Answer: 31 December 1929

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