Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 21 of 130)

  1. Which one of the following Persian works was authored by Sujan Rai Bhandari?

    1. Ibratnama

    2. Khulasat-ul Tawarikh

    3. Shahjahannama

    4. Muntakhaut Tawarikh

  2. Which one of the following combinations indicates the correct chronological order of the medieval historical figures?

    1. Gulbadan Begum, Chand Bibi, Jahan Ara, Raziya Sultan

    2. Jahan Ara, Chand Bibi, Raziya Sultan, Gulbadan Begum

    3. Raziya Sultan, Gulbadan Begum, Chand Bibi, Jahan Ara

    4. Chand Bibi, Raziya Sultan, Jahan Ara, Gulbadan Begum

  3. The Sarai structures of the Mughal period were used for

    1. Storing gun powder

    2. Housing travelers

    3. Keeping the imperial entourage

    4. Housing the nobles

  4. The earliest proof of Indo-Arab intellectual contact was the Arabic translation of Brahma Gupta's Brahma Siddhanta which came to be known as

    1. Ilmulhisab

    2. Sindhind

    3. Kitabul Siddhanta

    4. Brahma Siddhanta

  5. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

      • Mahmud Ghaznavi
      • Ayas
      • Balban
      • Khanbaligh
      • Babur
      • Mirza Haidar Dughlat
      • Dara Shikoh
      • Sarmad
  6. Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri was built by Akbar in commemoration of

    1. His victory at Gujarat

    2. The birth of his son Salim

    3. His marital alliance with Amber princess

    4. The completion of twenty five years of his rule

  7. To meet the educational needs of the people, the Madarasa-i Nasiri was built in the reign of

    1. Qutbuddin Aibak

    2. Iltutmish

    3. Ruknuddin Firuz Shah

    4. Jalauddin Khalji

  8. Which one of the following did NOT form part of the triple alliance on the eve of the first Anglo-Mysore war?

    1. The Raja of Travancore

    2. The Nizam

    3. The Marathas

    4. The English

  9. Who among the following founded a national paper, a national school and a national gymnasium and made the word ‘national’ popular in the latter half of the 19th century?

    1. Jyotindranath Tagore

    2. Rajnarayan Bose

    3. Nabagopal Mitra

    4. Satyendranath Tagore

  10. In India, the Federal Court was constituted by an Act of

    1. 1891

    2. 1909

    3. 1919

    4. 1935

  11. Who among the following led the 1857 revolt in Bareilly?

    1. Khan Bahadur Khan

    2. Maulvi Ahmad Ullah

    3. Bakht Khan

    4. Azimullah Khan

  12. Slavery was abolished in India by an Act of

    1. 1829

    2. 1833

    3. 1843

    4. 1858

  13. Sir Harcourt Butler Committee was appointed to

    1. Investigate the relations between the British Empire and the Indian states

    2. Suggest suitable provisions for protection of minorities

    3. Ensure proportionate representation of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

    4. Find ways for integration of princely states

  14. Who among the following was the Minister and Chief Advisor of Nana Saheb Peshwa?

    1. Wajid Ali Shah

    2. Azimullah Khan

    3. Maulvi Ahmad Shah

    4. Amirullah Khan

  15. The Arya Mahila Sabha was founded by

    1. Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur

    2. Nellie Sengupta

    3. Durgabai Deshmukh

    4. Pandita Ramabai