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51) Why is Sher Shah is well known for his administrative skill?

Land revenue system

52) By whom was the practice of Sati was declared illegal?

Lord William Bentinck

53) The world famous ‘Khajuraho’ sculptures are in which State?

Madhya Pradesh

54) In the Interim Government formed in the year 1946, who held the portfolio of Defence?

Baldev Singh

55) From where did Mahatma Gandhi start his historic Dandi March?

Sabarmati Ashram

56) Who was responsible for the integration of Indian Princely States?

Sardar Patel

57) Which element of Hinduism was practised in the Indus Valley Civilization?

Cult of Shiva

58) What is the meaning of ‘Buddha’?

The Enlightened one

59) Before ascending the Maurya throne, Ashoka served as– As viceroy of Taxila

60) Who has been called the ‘Napoleon of India’?

Samudra Gupta

61) Which battle was fought in 1192 A.D.?

Second Battle of Tarain

62) During whose reign did the Mongols first invaded India?

Iltutmish

63) Which Sikh Guru called himself the ‘Sachcha Badshah’?

Guru Hargovind

64) Who was the first Indian to get selected in ICS?

Surendranath Banerjee

65) What was the real name of Tantiya Tope?

Ramchandra Pandurang

66) Which historical personality of India is also known as Vishnugupta?

Chanakya

67) The English East India Company founded a permanent factory at Surat in which year?

1613

68) Which Harappan site had a dock?

Lothal

69) Who was the founder of the Nanda dynasty?

Mahapadma Nanda

70) Who was a great ruler of Kalinga in ancient times?

Kharavela

71) Which ruler was adorned with the title of ‘Maharajadhiraja’ (King of Kings) ?

Chandragupta-I

72) Under which Sultan, Khalisa land increased considerably?

Alauddin Khijli

73) In which year was Vande Mataram first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress?

1896

74) Which State was first annexed by Lord Dalhousie under the Doctrine of Lapse?

Satara

75) Which CHOLA RULER converted the Bay of Bengal into a ‘Chela lake’?

Rajendra-I

76) Which of the Vedas was divided into ‘White’ and ‘Black’ parts?

Yajur

77) Who earned the title of a ‘Liberator’?

Ashoka

78) Vatapi was the capital of the which reign?

Chalukyas

79) Who was last Mughal emperor to sit on the peacock throne?

Muhammed shah

80) Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress?

Badruddin Tyyabji

81) Which veda contains the Gayatri Mantra?

Rig Veda

82) Which ruler died while playing ‘Chaugan’?

Jalal ud din khilji

83) When Akbar was born, Humayun was under the shelter of which king?

Raja of Amarkot

84) Who was the first European to translate the BHAGWAD GITA into English?

Charles Wilkins

85) Which reformer from Maharashtra was known as Lokhitavadi?

Gopal Hari Deshmukh

86) Where was the sepoys revolted openly in 1857?

Meerut

87) Who was defeated at kannauj in the hands of Sher Shah in 1540?

Humayun

88) Which is the God who is the most prominent in ‘Rigaveda’?

Indra

89) Who, according to Jains, was the founder of Jainism?

Rishabhanatha

90) Which Englishmen was honoured by Jahangir with the title of ‘Khan’?

Williamm Hawkins

91) Which rulers fought the fourth Anglo-Mysore in which he was killed?

Tipu Sultan

92) Which animal had the Stone Age people first?

Palaeolithic humans were probably the first to tame dogs (Canis familiaris) by breeding aggression out of wolves (Canis lupus) in East Asia around 15, 000 years ago.

93) Who was the Sikh Guru to be slaughtered by Aurangzeb?

In 1675 Guru Tegh Bahadur was executed in Delhi on 11 November under the orders of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.

94) In which period did iron come to be used by the Vedic people?

In around 1000 BC

95) The title of Governor-General was changed to that of Viceroy in which year?

1858 AD

96) How was Akbar’s land revenue system known?

Zabti system

97) Crop sown soon after the onset of south-west monsoon in India, what is this called?

Kharif

98) Who sent Hienu-Tsang as an envoy(messenger) to Harsha’s’ court?

Tai Tsung

99) Did the Gupta empire have a bureaucracy?

The Gupta Emp. did not rule the empire directly (the local leaders ruled). He developed a bureaucracy, a tax system, and a system of spies to help rule his empire. He united much of India and one state controlled the territory.

100) By whom was Decimal system introduced?

Bhaskara (Bhaskara (to avoid confusion with the 12th-century mathematician Bhāskara II) was a 7th-century mathematician, who was the first to write numbers in the Hindu decimal system with a circle for the zero, and who gave a unique and remarkable rational approximation of the sine)

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