Indian History Questions and Answers

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Indian History Questions and Answers


    The use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during the

  • A)9th Century AD
  • B)10th Century AD
  • C)12th Century AD
  • D)14th Century AD
Answer: D


    The language of discourses of Gautama Buddha was

  • A)Bhojpuri
  • B)Magadhi
  • C)Pali
  • D)Sanskrit
Answer: C


    There were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not revolt in the 1820s?

  • A)Santhals
  • B)Ahoms
  • C)Pagal Panthis
  • D)Ramosi
Answer: A


    Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of

  • A)Travancore
  • B)Baroda
  • C)Hyderabad
  • D)Mysore
Answer: A


    Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of ___ were given the right to decide through a plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or India.

  • A)Assam
  • B)Punjab
  • C)Bengal
  • D)N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam
Answer: D