Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions


1 - Question

Which one among the following was the result of the First Anglo-Maratha War of 1775-1982? A. It helped Haider Ali to gather strength because the British and Marathas were engaged in a mutual war B. There was no victory for either side C. The Marathas won the war D. The British won the war

View Answer Ans: B

2 - Question

Some of the foreigners who visited
Vijayanagar empire during the course of 15th
and early 16th century were:
1. Nicolo Conti, an Italian during the reign of
Devaraya I
2. Abdur Razzaq, a Persian ambassador during
the reign of Devraya II
3. Barbosa, a Portuguese traveler during the
reign of Krishnadevaraya
4. Fernao Nuniz, a Portuguese horse dealer who
visited during the reign of Achyuta Devaraya;
wrote 'A Forgotten Empire' Select the code for
correct statements:
A. 1 and 3
B. 2 and 4
C. Only 1
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

View Answer Ans: D

3 - Question

Which regiment of the Indian sepoys
rebelled against colonial government in large
A. Bengal Regiment
B. Assam Regiment
C. Oudh Regiment
D. Calcutta Regiment
View Answer Ans: A

4 - Question

The Nagara, the Dravida and the Vesara
are the
A. Three main linguistic divisions in to which the
languages of India can be classified
B. Three main styles of Indian temple
C. Three main musical Gharanas prevalent in
D. Three main racial groups of the Indian
View Answer Ans: B

5 - Question

Sayana the famous commentator of the
Vedic texts, was patronised by :
A. Vijaynagar rulers
B. Satvahana rulers
C. Parmara rulers
D. Vakataka rulers
View Answer Ans: A

6 - Question

Which of the following Indian women
promoted female education and publicized the
needs of non elite women as well: Choose at
least one answer.
A. Pandita Ramabai
B. Anandibai Karve
C. Tarabai Shinde
D. Bibi Harman Kaur
View Answer Ans: A

7 - Question

In which of the following sessions of Indian
National Congress, Mahatma Gandhi had said,
'Gandhi may die but Gandhism will remain
A. Karachi Session 1931
B. Lahore Session 1929
C. Ramgarh Session 1940
D. Calcutta Session 1928
View Answer Ans: A

8 - Question

Which Mughal officer helped Humayun
capture the fort of Chunargarh from Sher Shah?
A. Mahabat Khan
B. Rumi Khan
C. Hindal
D. Dilwar Khan
View Answer Ans: B

9 - Question

What is the correct chronological sequence
of the following events? (1) Jahan Lodi's
rebellion (2) Mughal occupation of Balkh Khan
(3) Treaties with Golconda and Bijapur (4) End
of Nizamshahi Code:
A. (1), (4), (3), (2)
B. (3), (2), (1), (4)
C. (2), (4), (3), (1)
D. (2), (1), (4), (3)
View Answer Ans: A

10 - Question

Which of the following pairs are correctly
matched?1. Theodore Beck : Mohammadan
AngloOriental College, Aligarh
2. Ilbert Bill : Ripon
3. Pherozesha Mehta : Indian National Congress
4. Badruddin Tyabji : Muslim League Select the
correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes :
A. 1, 3 and 4
B. 1, 2 and 3
C. 2 and 4
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4
View Answer Ans: B

11 - Question

All India Ladies conference that was held
at Ahmedabad in 1921 was presided over by
A. Bi Amman
B. Kamla Nehru
C. Kasturba Gandhi
D. Sarojini Naidu
View Answer Ans: A

12 - Question

the British received permission to establish
their trading Company in India from
A. Shah Jahan
B. Jahangir
C. Aurangzeb
D. Akbar
View Answer Ans: B

13 - Question

Hymns composed by which of the following
personalities are have been included in \Shri
Guru Granth Sahib?
A. Raidas
B. Sain
C. Pipa
D. Dhanna
View Answer Ans: D

14 - Question

Simon Commission of 1927 was boycotted
A. there were differences among the members
B. Congress felt that the people of India are
entitled to Swaraj
C. there was no Indian Member in the
D. it supported the Muslim League
View Answer Ans: C

15 - Question

Who among the following was the leader of
the extremist group in the Indian National
A. Motilal Nehru
B. Maulana Abul Kalam
C. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
View Answer Ans: C

16 - Question

Harsha had assumed the title
A. Parama-Adityabhah
B. Parama-Bhagavata
C. Parama-Saugata
D. Parama-Mahesvara
View Answer Ans: D

17 - Question

Which one of the following statements is
not correct?
A. 'Neel Darpan' was a play based on the
exploitation of the indigo farmers
B. Urdu theatre used to depend heavily on Parsi
C. The play 'Navanna' by Nabin Chandra Das
was based on the famine of Bengal
D. The author of the play 'Ghashiram Kotwal' is
Vijay Tendulkar
View Answer Ans: C

18 - Question

Which of the following is wrongly
A. Ustad Mansur-Akbar
B. Bisandas-Jahangir
C. Anup Chitra-Shahjahan
D. Sayyid Ali-Humayun
View Answer Ans: A

19 - Question

The exploits of Samudragupta are recorded
on the
A. Hathi Gumpha inscription
B. Mehrauli iron pillar inscription
C. Allahabad iron pillar inscription
D. Gaya copper plate inscription
View Answer Ans: C

20 - Question

The first use to which the wheel was put
appears to be
A. pottery
B. drawing a cart
C. spinning
D. the advancement of metallurgy
View Answer Ans: B

21 - Question

Stone and copper were used in
A. Paleolithic age
B. Mesolithic age
C. Chalcolithic age
D. Neolithic age
View Answer Ans: C

22 - Question

Which of the following is an example of the
Mauryan Art?
A. Terracotta figures found at Ter
B. The panel showing Mahakapi Jataka at
C. Image of Nara–Narayana in the temple at
D. Bull capital, Rampurva

View Answer Ans: D

23 - Question

Which Tribal uprising is known as Ulgulan?
A. Led by Santhals
B. Led by Munda
C. Led by Kol
D. Led by Bhils
View Answer Ans: B

24 - Question

The cause for the immediate precipitation
of the Sepoy Mutiny was
A. The disparity between salaries of Native
Sepoys and the British Soldiers
B. The Spread of Christianity
C. Use of cartridges greased with cow fat
D. Doctrine of Lapse
View Answer Ans: C

25 - Question

India was partitioned by the
A. Cabinet Mission
B. Cripps' Mission
C. None of these
D. Mountbatten Plan
View Answer Ans: D

26 - Question

Bhakta Tukaram was a contemporary of
which Mughal Emperor?
A. Akbar
B. Babar
C. Aurangzeb
D. Jahangir
View Answer Ans: D

27 - Question

Which one of the following is considered to
be the world's greatest iconographical creations
made by the sthapatis of south India,
particularly during the Chola period?
A. Nataraja
B. Rama
C. Somaskanda
D. Mahishasuramardini
View Answer Ans: A

28 - Question

The importance of Nagarjunakonda stupe
is because of its beautiful panels which illustrate
episodes from the life of the Buddha. Which of
the following is not the characteristic of the
scenes depicted?
1. Gods praying to the Boddhisathva to take
birth on earth.
2. Buddha's entry into the womb in the form of a
white elephant.
3. Birth of the Buddha under a flowering teak
tree etc.
4. Unique representation of the forest animals is
a manner which looks as if the entire animal
world turned out to worship the Buddha Which
of the above is/are correct?
A. 1 and 3
B. 4 only
C. 2 and 4
D. None
View Answer Ans: B

29 - Question

The Mughal firman of free trade in Bengal
was granted to the English in
A. 1756
B. 1650
C. 1696
D. 1717
View Answer Ans: D

30 - Question

The main feature of Dravida style of
architecture is:
A. Mandapa
B. Vimana
C. Sikhara
D. Pidha
View Answer Ans: B

31 - Question

During the National Movement, the
Congress passed a resolution on fundamental
rights and economic policy by the way of a major
concession to placate the Left Wing at which one
of the following sessions?
A. Karachi Session
B. Tripura Session
C. Lucknow Session
D. Amritsar Session
View Answer Ans: A

32 - Question

Whose permission was solicited by
Albuquerque, the Portuguese Governor, to build
a fort at Bhatkal?
A. Saluva Narasimha
B. Vira Narasimha
C. Krishna Deva Raya
D. Achyuta Raya
View Answer Ans: C

33 - Question

Who among the following foreign
historians is considered an authority on the
history of the Delhi Sultanate?
A. Peter Jackson
B. Chris Bayly
C. Richard Fox
D. Aden Southall

View Answer Ans: B

34 - Question

Which of the following Muslim rulers
enforced price control system?
A. lltutmish
B. Balban
C. Mohd. Tughlaq
D. Alauddin Khilji
View Answer Ans: D

35 - Question

The last major extension of British Indian
Territory took place during the time of
A. Curzon
B. Dalhousie
C. Dufferin
D. Lytton
View Answer Ans: B

36 - Question

Who were Moplahs?
A. They had come from Afghanistan
B. Descendants of Mughals
C. Descendants of Arab Traders
D. Local converts to Islam
View Answer Ans: C

37 - Question

Which one of the following sites is famous
for prehistoric paintings?
A. Amrawati
B. Ajanta
C. Bagh
D. Bhimbetka
View Answer Ans: D

38 - Question

The gold coins during Gupta Period were
A. Niska
B. Pana
C. Tanka
D. Rupaka
View Answer Ans: D

39 - Question

The loss of Qandhar was a big blow to the
Mughal empire from the view point of
A. buffer territory
B. natural resources
C. strategic stronghold
D. communication
View Answer Ans: C

40 - Question

Which of the following statement(s) is/are
found to be incorrect?
I. The two schools of art that flourished during
the Post-Mauryan era are the Gandhara School
(also known as the Greeko Buddhist School) and
the Amravati School.
II. The Gandhara School was established in the
lower valley of Krishna and Godavari during the
second century BC, in the later Satavahana
III. The Indo Greeks were the first rulers to issue
gold coins in India and introduced features of
Hellenistic art in the North Western frontier of
A. I and II
B. Only I
C. Only II
D. I and III
View Answer Ans: C

41 - Question

Which of the following international events
influenced the course of the national movement
in India before the advent of Mahatma Gandhi?
1. Italian-Abyssinian War, 1898
2. Boxer Movement in China
3. Revolutionary Movement in Ireland4. Victory
of Japan in the Russo- Japanese war
A. 1, 2 and 4
B. 1, 2 and 3
C. 3 and 4
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4.
View Answer Ans: C

42 - Question

What was the occasion for the Portuguese
to hand over Bombay to the British?
A. The marriage of Charles II with the
Portuguese princes Catherine of Braganza.
B. Growth of peaceful relations between the
English and the Portuguese as a result of
Portugal's independence from the control of
C. The defeat of Spanish Armada by the British
in 1588.
D. The Treaty of Madrid concluded in 1630.
View Answer Ans: A

43 - Question

Which sultan had a dispute with Sufi Saint
Nizamuddin Auliya?
A. Feroz Shah Tughlaq
B. Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq
C. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
D. Jalaluddin Khilji
View Answer Ans: C

44 - Question

Which one of the following first mooted the
idea of a constituent assembly to frame a
constitution for India?
A. Swaraj Party in 1934
B. Muslim League in 1942
C. All Parties Conference in 1946
D. Congress Party in 1936
View Answer Ans: A

45 - Question

Who a founded Jacobin club at
Srirangapattanam in 1797?
A. Hyder Ali
B. Col. Bussey
C. Napoleon
D. Tipu Sultan
View Answer Ans: D

46 - Question

The French challenge to British supremacy
in India came to an end with
A. the Battle of Plassey
B. the Battle of Seringapatnam
C. the Battle of Buxar
D. the Battle of Wandiwash
View Answer Ans: D

47 - Question

The capital of India was shifted from
Calcutta to Delhi in the year
A. 1912
B. 1911
C. 1905
D. 1916
View Answer Ans: B

48 - Question

Who among the following introduced the
dahasala system of land revenue collection for
the first time?
A. Babur
B. Shahjahan
C. Humayun
D. Akbar
View Answer Ans: B

49 - Question

In which of the following states is the
famous Shore Temple located?
A. Tamilanadu
B. Kerala
C. Andhra
D. Karnataka
View Answer Ans: A

50 - Question

Which of the following statements about
the manaram, the Sabha of this period, is not
A. It was the highest court of justice
B. It was the common meeting place in the
C. It was a general assembly dealing with all
D. It also served the purpose of a political
View Answer Ans: D

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