1) Who was famous as the Gandhi of Africa?
Ans: Nelson Mandela(Mandela Day is celebrated on 18th July)
2) Which one of the following events made the crown of England take over the Indian Administration?
Ans: The Sepoy Mutiny
3) Dantidurga also known as Dantivarman was the founder of which dynasty?
Ans: Rasthrakutas
4) Who was the Prime Minister of England when Simon Commission came to England?
Ans: Stanley Baldwin
5) Which material has been used in the sculpture of Mathura school of Art?
Ans: Red sandstone
6) Which Viceroy adopted the aggressive policy towards Afghanistan?
Ans: Lord Lytton (also called the viceroy of reverse Character, Unpopular Viceroy )
7) Which Viceroy of India suggested the construction of the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata?
Ans: Lord Curzon (During his time Bengal Partition happened on 16 Oct 1905 )
8) Mughal painting was at the top of whose leadership?
Ans: Jahangir(original name is Salim and his tomb is found in Lahore, Pakistan)
9) Ramgar Congress session when Happen?
Ans: 1949(Maulana Abul Kalam Azad First educational minister was the Chairman of this committee)
10) The First Muslim to be elected President of the Indian National Congress was?
Ans: Badrudin Tyabji (in 1887 madras session)
11) Gandhi-Irwin pact happened in which year?
Ans: 5th March 1931
12) What did Gandhiji mean by ‘Sarvodaya’?
Ans: The birth of a new society based on the ethical value
(concept inspired from the book by John Ruskin ‘Unto this last’)
13) Abul Fasal. a scholar during the medieval period in India was in the court of?
Ans: Akbar(Second battle of Panipat between Akbar and Himu Vikramaditya)
14) During Aurangzeb’s reign, which was not included in his government?
Ans: Marathas(Shivaji Maharaj)
15) Battle of Haldighat(one of the shortest battles) in 1576 was fought between Akbar and?
Ans: Maharana Pratap
16) The plan Sir Stafford Cripps envisaged after the second world war was?
Ans: India should be given the Dominion Status
17) Where was the ‘Azad Hind Fauj’ founded?
Ans: Singapore(Azad Hind Fauz was established in 1943)
18) The site of birth (nativity) of Gautam Buddha is marked by
Ans: Rummindei Pillar of Ashok Maurya. (Gautam Buddha is also called the light of Asia)
19) In which year was the Vernacular Press Act Passed?
Ans: 1878 by Lord Litton(also introduced the Armed Act in India)
20) Who was called the Frontier Gandhi?
Ans: Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan
21) Who composed Ain-e-Akbari?
Ans: Abul Fazal
22) When did the British Government annul the partition of Bengal?
Ans: 1911
23) The coins of which of the following reveal their love for music?
Ans: Gupta
24) When was the Civil Disobedient Movement called off finally by Gandhiji?
Ans: 1934(Gandhiji was put to jail in 1933)
25) In which Act yearly Rs 1 lakh was allotted for the education of India?
Ans: 1813 Charter Renewal Act
26) The commander of Alauddin Khilji’s forces during his Deccan campaigns was
Ans: Malik Kafur(He gave Kohinoor Diamond to Alauddin Khilji)
27) Who planted the ‘Tree of Liberty’ at Seringatnam?
Ans: Tipu Sultan (His capital)
28) Who was the ruler who divided the kingdom into’Iqtas’ for the purpose of Civil Administration?
Ans: Iltutmish(He was the ruler to make Delhi as Capital city, He also completed the Qutub Minar Construction)
29) In which city was the third Buddhist Council held?
Ans: Pataliputra(1st was held in Rajgir)
30) The tomb of which of these emperors is located in the Sasaram town of Bihar State?
Ans: Sher Shah Suri(Fought battle of Kanoj against Humayun and won the battle)

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