General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian History MCQ Part 52

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Q. The ruler of Assam who was an ally of Harshavardhana of Kannauj was:

(a) Jaya Varian

(b) Bhaskar Varian

(c) Susana Varian

(d) Drava Varian

Q. The last great royal patron of Buddhism in India were the:

(a) Pales

(b) Gurnard Pratihara

(c) Par Amaras

(d) Seas

Q. The Pal lava ruler who built the famous Kailash temple at Kanchi and the Shore temple at Mahabalipuram was:

(a) Narasimhavarman II

(b) Parameswaravaman I

(c) Mahindra Varian I

(d) Narasimhavarman

Q. The great religious thinker and philosopher Sankaracharya was born in Kerala at:

(a) Kadadi

(b) Qulin

(c) Trivandrum

(d) Calicut

Q. The ‘district’ as an administrative unit under a magistrate and a Collector was first evolved in India during the Governor Generalship of:

(a) Clive

(b) Warren Hastings

(c) Cornwallis

(d) William Bentinck

Q. Queen Victoria’s famous proclamation, transferring authority from the East India Company to the Crown, was made from:

(a) London

(b) Calcutta

(c) Delhi

(d) Allahabad

Q. Govind Hondo Pant, popularly known as Nanasahelb, and one of the principal leaders of the Revolt of 1857, was the adopted heir and successor of:

(a) Pesewa Baja Rao II

(b) King of Jhansi

(c) Madhav Rao Scandia

(d) Mahler Rao Honker

Q. The first vermicular newspaper published in India was:

(a) Bombay Samachari

(b) Samachari Darlan

(c) Bengal Harare

(d) Door been

Q. The unique distinction of firing the first shot in the Rebellion of 1857 goes to:

(a) Nana Sahib

(b) Bahadur Shah II

(c) Rani Lakshmi Bay of Jhansi

(d) Mangle Pandey

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