Modern Indian History GK Questions and Answers for Competitive

Very important Modern Indian History GK Questions and Answers Practice

For all the competitive examinations, Indian History gk plays an important role as the questions from this subject are frequently asked.
So, Practice all these Multiple Choice Questions and Answers to prepare for the exams like IAS, State PSC, SSC, and other similar competitive exams.

01 : What movement is the relationship of ‘ do or die ‘?

(A) Dandi

(B) Ashawagoa

(C) khaliphate

(D) Quit India

(D) Quit India

02 : The famous ‘Jama-Masjid’ of Delhi was built by

(A) Humayun

(B) Akbar

(C) Shahjahan

(D) Aurangzeb

(C) Shahjahan

03 : Gandhi—Irvine was compromised —

(A) 1930

(B) 1931

(C) 1932

(D) 1933

(B) 1931

04 : Where did Rigvedic Aryans live in India?

(A) Northern India

(B) All over India

(C) Eastern part of India

(D) Sapta Sindhu area

(D) Sapta Sindhu area

05: Which area of India was known as Avantika in ancient times?

(A) Avadh

(B) Ruhelkhand

(C) Bundelkhand

(D) Malwa

(D) Malwa

06: What was the fight between Mohammad Gauri and Prithviraj Chauhan?

(A) Battle of Tarain

(B) Battle of Khanwa

(C) Battle of Plasai

(D) Battle of Buxar

(A) Battle of Tarain

07: The home of Gargi Maitrey and Kapila was at

(A) Vidisha

(B) Ujjain

(C) Pataliputra

(D) Mithila

(D) Mithila

08: Which among the following chronology is correct regarding four ‘samvatas’ ?

(A) Gupta – Gregorian – Hizri – Saka

(B) Gregorian – Saka – Hizri – Gupta

(C) Saka – Gregorian – Hizri – Gupta

(D) Hizri – Gupta – Gregorian – Saka

(A) Gupta – Gregorian – Hizri – Saka

09: Who among the following from the first cabinet of independent India was responsible for mass religious conversion?


(A) Dr. S.P. Mukherjee

(B) Dr. John Mathai

(C) Sardar Baldev Singh

(D) Dr . B.R. Ambedkar

(D) Dr . B.R. Ambedkar

10: Mahatma Gandhi was first arrested during ‘ Satyagraha’ in the year –


(A) 1906

(B) 1908

(C) 1913

(D) 1917

(B) 1908

11: Who of these were famous in the name of ‘ Sher — a — Punjab ‘?

(A) Rajguru

(B) Bhagat Singh

(C) Udham Singh

(D) Lala Lajpat Rai

(D) Lala Lajpat Rai

12: The first Indian Governor of independent India—general —

(A) Rajgopalachari

(B) Surindnath

(C) Rajendra Prasad

(D) B.R. Ambedkar

(A) Rajgopalachari

13: After the 1935 elections, the only two provinces out of eleven which had non-Congress ministers were

(A) Bengal and Punjab

(B) Assam and Kerala

(C) Bengal and Assam

(D) Punjab and Kerala

(A) Bengal and Punjab

14: The first secret ruler who issued coins —

(A) Shrigupta

(B) Chandragupta First

(C) Samundragupta

(D) Chandragupta Second

(B) Chandragupta First

15: When was the National Council of Education established?

(A) 15 August 1906

(B) 15 August 1903

(C) 15 August 1904

(D) 15 August 1905

(A) 15 August 1906

16: In which of the following phase flint tools were used?

(A) Early Paleolithic Age

(B) Middle Paleolithic Age

(C) Upper Paleolithic Age

(D) Mesolithic age

(C) Upper Paleolithic Age

17: Indicate the correct sequence of the outbreak of revolt of 1857 in the following places?

1. Kanpur
2. Lucknow
3. Allahabad

(A) 2,3,1

(B) 2,1,3

(C) 3,2,1

(D) 1,2,3

(B) 2,1,3

18: When was the Muslim league established?

(A) 1904

(B) 1906

(C) 1910

(D) 1915

(B) 1906

19: The capital city ‘Daydo’ established by Kublai Khan is situated at

(A) Samar qand

(B) Beijing

(C) Ulan Battor

(D) Alma Atta

(B) Beijing

20: Prince who was responsible for his father’s death —

(A) Chandprodyote

(B) Udyane

(C) Presejanite

(D) Ajaatsatru

(D) Ajaatsatru

21: Who among the following constructed the Brihadeeswarar temple at Tanjore ?

(A) Rajendra I

(B) Raja Raja Chola I

(C) Parantaka Chola I

(D) None of them

(B) Raja Raja Chola I

22: Who started the first English newspaper in India?

(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(B) Raja Rammohan Roy

(C) J. A. Hickey

(D) Lord William Bentinck

(C) J. A. Hickey

23: Who among the following captured the whole of Sri Lanka and made it a part of Chola empire.

(A) Rajendra I

(B) Raja Raja Chola I

(C) Parantaka Chola I

(D) None of them

(A) Rajendra I

24: Which of the following is not a principal tool of early Stone age?

(A) Hand axes

(B) Cleavers

(C) Choppers

(D) Scraper

(D) Scraper

25: Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

List-I
A. Lord Clive
B. Lord Wellesley
C. Lord Dalhousie
D. Lord Curzon
List-II
1. Subsidiary Alliance
2. Indian Universities commission
3. Doctrine of Lapse
4. Dual Government in Bengal

(A) A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1

(B) A-4, B-1, C-3, D-2

(C) A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1

(D) A-1, B-4, C-2, D-3

(B) A-4, B-1, C-3, D-2

26: Which of the following places was ruled by the Wadiyar dynasty?

(A) Guwahati

(B) Patna

(C) Jabalpur

(D) Mysore

(D) Mysore

27: What was the original name of Nur Jahan?

(A) Zeb-un-Nissa

(B) Fatima begum

(C) Mehr-un-Nissa

(D) Jahanara

(C) Mehr-un-Nissa

28: The tomb of Jahangir was built at

(A) Gujarat

(B) Delhi

(C) Lahore

(D) Agra

(C) Lahore

29: Who was the first Viceroy of India?

(A) Lord canning

(B) Lord Wellesley

(C) Robert Clive

(D) William Bentick

(A) Lord canning

30: Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution of India?

(A) Vallabhai Patel

(B) Dr. B R Ambedkar

(C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(D) Jawahar Lal Nehru

(B) Dr. B R Ambedkar

31: Which is the correct chronological order of following ‘ Acharyas?

(A) Shankara-Ramanuja- Madhav-Chaitanya

(B) Chaitanya-Ramanuja-Madhav-Shankara

(C) Ramanjua-Shankara-Chaitanya-Madhav

(D) Madhav-Chaitanya-Ramanuja-Shankara

(A) Shankara-Ramanuja- Madhav-Chaitanya

32: Naokhali is situated in

(A) West Bengal

(B) Bangladesh

(C) Tripura

(D) Bihar

(B) Bangladesh

33: Who is known as lok nayak ?

(A) Jayprakash Narayan

(B) Lala Lajpat Rai

(C) Dadabhai Nauroji

(D) Mahatma Gandhi

(A) Jayprakash Narayan

34: Who was the leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha?

(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(B) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

(C) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

(D) Acharya J.B. Kripalani

(C) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

35: Where is Muslim mosque situated where an heir of pagamber Mohammad Saheb has been preserved?

(A) Ajmer

(B) Ahmedabad

(C) Srinagar

(D) Mecca

(C) Srinagar

36: Whose part was Gandhiji’s ‘Dandi March’?

(A) Non-Cooperation Movement

(B) Self government league

(C) Civil disobedience movement

(D) Quit India Movement

(C) Civil disobedience movement

37: Which Charter Act brought to an end, the East India Company’s monopoly in India’s foreign trade?

(A) Charter Act of 1853 / 1853

(B) Charter Act of 1793 / 1793

(C) Charter Act of 1813 / 1813

(D) Charter Act of 1833 / 1833

(C) Charter Act of 1813 / 1813

38: The policy of imperial preferences adopted by Britain in its colonies in 1932 is also known as the

(A) Hong Kong Agreement

(B) London Agreement

(C) Ottawa Agreement

(D) Paris Agreement

(C) Ottawa Agreement

39: The declaration of the Rights of Man is related with ?

(A) The Russian Revolution

(B) The French Revolution

(C) The American War of independence

(D) The Glorious Revolution of England

(B) The French Revolution

40: Who among the following had written Laila Majnu and Tughlaq Nama ?

(A) Amir Khusru

(B) Ghazi Malik

(C) Juna khan

(D) None of these

(A) Amir Khusru

41: Pratihara Who was the founder of the dynasty?

(A) Harishchandra

(B) Narasimha Dev I

(C) Ramachandra

(D) Harshvardhan

(A) Harishchandra

42: Who was the last Mughal emperor?

(A) Babur

(B) Noor Jehan

(C) Akbar

(D) Bahadur Shah II

(D) Bahadur Shah II

43: Who was the founder of the Ghadar Party?

(A) Basant Kumar Biswas

(B) Sohan Singh Bhakna

(C) Ram Prasad Bismil

(D) Bhagat Singh

(B) Sohan Singh Bhakna

44: The Indian National Association was established in 1876 by ______ in Calcutta.

(A) V K Chiplunkar

(B) Anand Mohan Bose

(C) Sisir Kumar Ghosh

(D) Badruddin Tyabji

(B) Anand Mohan Bose

44 : The Malimath Committee Report deals with:

(A) Judicial delays

(B) stock market reforms

(C) Textile sector reforms

(D) criminal justice system reforms

(D) criminal justice system reforms

45 : Where is ‘Bibi Ka Maqbara’ located?

(A) Aurangabad

(B) Agra

(C) Delhi

(D) Lucknow

(A) Aurangabad

46: Which of the following represents the number of nations of the Non-Aligned Movement?

(A) 54

(B) 75

(C) 93

(D) 118

(D) 118

47: Panini was……

(A) A Greek philosopher

(B) An Indian astronomer and famous mathematician

(C) A Sanskrit grammarian of Vedic times

(D) Great poet of ancient times

(C) A Sanskrit grammarian of Vedic times

48: Panchayati Raj comes under….

(A) Residual list

(B) Concurrent list

(C) State list

(D) Union list

(C) State list

49: In which year did the Cabinet Mission arrived in India?

(A) 1942

(B) 1943

(C) 1945

(D) 1946

(D) 1946

50: Red Cross was founded by

(A) A.Cursetji

(B) Badel Powell

(C) J.H.Durant

(D) Trygve Lie

(C) J.H.Durant

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