Indian History Questions and Answers

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Indian History Questions and Answers


    The Venetian traveler who travelled with his wife and reached Vijayanagar around 1420 was

  • A)Athanasius Nikitin
  • B)Nicolo de Conti
  • C)Ibn Batuta
  • D)Ferishta
Answer: B


    The year 788 AD was a good one for Hinduism. Why?

  • A)Shankracharya was born that year.
  • B)Harsha Vardhana, the last Buddhist king, died.
  • C)Samudragupta converted to Hinduism.
  • D)All Muslim invaders were defeated.
Answer: A


    The Uprising of 1857 was described as the first Indian war of Independence by

  • A)S.N. Sen
  • B)R.C. Mazumdar
  • C)B.G. Tilak
  • D)V.D. Savakar
Answer: D


    The twenty-third Jaina teacher, Parsva, the immediate predecessor of Mahavira enjoined on his disciples four great vows. To these Mahavira addes which of the followings as the fifth vow?

  • A)Abstention from stealing
  • B)Non-injury
  • C)Brahmacharya or continence
  • D)Non-attachment
Answer: C


    The Turko-Afghan rule in India lasted for about

  • A)two centuries
  • B)three centuries
  • C)four centuries
  • D)a little over one century
Answer: B