History Questions with Solutions and Explanations

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Q –1 Which one of the following statement is not correct?

       (A)     The statue of Gomateshwara at sravenbelagola represents the last tirthankara of jains.

      (B)       India’s largest Buddhist monastery is in Arunachal pradesh.

      (C)       The Khajuraho temple were built under Chandela kings.

      (D)       The Hoysalesvara temple is dedicated to siva.


Q –2 Consider the following statements.

(1) The Buddhists in Deccan excavated rock at chaityas and the vaishnavas, shaivas and jainas imitated these in later centuries.

(2) The vaishnavas, shaivas and jains excavated temple sites far distant from cut chaityas.

Select the correct statements given above:

(A)       only 1

(B)       only 2

(C)       Both 1 and 2

(D)       Neither 1 nor 2

Ans– (A)

explanation– Rock cut chaityas is a Budhist tradition of architecture.


Q –3 Dhrupad Dhamar style of singing was started by

(A)   Amir Khusro.

(B)        Tansen

(C)        Raya Man Sigh Tomar

(D)   Vishnu Digambar

Ans– (A)

explanation– Dhrupad is a Raag of unique feature of singing, considered to be one of the toughest form of singing.


Q –4 Consider the following statements.

(1)    Muhammad Shah (1719–1748) was the first Mughal ruler to patronize urdu

(2)    Malik Muhammad jayasi wrote the famous epic Padmavat in Hindi.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct.

(A)       only 1

(B)       only 2

  (C)       Both 1 and 2

(D)       Neither 1 nor 2

Ans– (C)

explanation– Urdu developed with fusion of persion and Hindi. Padmavati is a story of king Ratansen and queen Padmavati.


Q –5 During the India freedom struggle ‘the Deccan educational’ society was founded by

  (A)        B.G Tilak

(B)       Dadabhai Naoroji

(C)       G.K Gokhale

(D)       M.G Rande

Ans– (D)

explanation– Deccan educational society was established to reform the condition of women is society.


Q –6 Consider the following statements about the salient feature of Goverment of India Act, 1935 were the

(1)    Abolition of Diarchy in the Governor’s province.

(2)    Power of Governors to veto legislative action and to legislate on their owns.

(3)    Abolition of the principle of communal representation.

Which of the statements given above are correct

(A)   only 1

(B)       1 and 2

(C)       2 and 3

(D)       All of the above.

Ans– (B)

explanation– Communal representation was introduced by Morley–Minto reform in 1909.


Q –7 The founder of Boy scouts and civil Guides movement in India was

(A)       Charles Andrews

  (B)       Baden powell

(C)       Richard Temple

Ans– (B)

explanation– Baden power founded the scouts and guide. In India it was established at Allahabad to develop the discipline and self–defence skill among youth.


Q –8 Which of the following statements regarding the revolt of 1857 is not correct.

  (A)        The revolt was supported wholeheartedly by the educated, elite Indians everywhere

(B)       The diverse elements whice took part in the revolt were united by their harted of British rule.

(C)       The role of Hindu–Muslim unity in the revolt was acknowledged by many, including British officialls.

(D)       The revolt did not spread to South India.

Ans– (A)

explanation– The educated middle class in India was remainded neutral to the rebolt of 1857.


Q –9 The first census was conducted in India at the time of

  (A)        Lord cornawallis

(B)       Lord Mayo

(C)       Lord Ripon

(D)       Lord Lytton

Ans– (B)

explanation– In 1872, the first census was conducted under the reign of Lord Mayo. In 1881, the Regular census began under the rule of Lord Rippon.


Q –10 Who was the British prime minister at the time of the second Round table

  (A)        Clement Atlee

(B)       Neville Mac Donald

(C)       Ramsay Mac Donald

(D)       None of these

Ans– (C)

explanation– 2nd round table conference was held in London during  Sep–Dec 1931.

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