Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions


1 - Question

The conflict between the Mughals and the
Marathas began during the reign of
A. Aurangzeb
B. Jahangir
C. Akbar
D. Shah Jahan

View Answer Ans: A

2 - Question

Consider the following:
1. Tughlaqabad Fort 2. Lodhi Garden
3. Qutub Minar 4. Fatehpur Sikri The correct
chronological order in which they were built is
A. 3, 1, 2, 4
B. 1, 3, 4, 2
C. 3, 1, 4, 2
D. 1, 3, 2, 4
View Answer Ans: A

3 - Question

'The Western classical element resides in
the style, in the treatment of the robe, and in the
physiognomy of the Buddha'. To which one of
the following schools of Indian sculpture does
the above statement relate?
A. Amaravati school
B. Mathura school
C. Maurya school
D. Gandhara school
View Answer Ans: D

4 - Question

With reference to the Vijaynagar
administration, consider the following statement
1. The tradition of village self government was
2. The kingdom was divided into rajyas or
mandalams below which nadu, sthala and
grama. Which of the above is/are correct?
A. Neither 1 nor 2
B. 1 only
C. 2 only
D. Both 1 and 2
View Answer Ans: D

5 - Question

A righteous government to the Sangam
Tamils meant one which:
A. Pursued social and ethical values
B. Promoted agriculture and trade
C. Provided correct, quick and straight justice
D. Maintained social solidarity
View Answer Ans: C

6 - Question

The iqta under the Delhi Sultans was a
territorial assignment and its holder was
designated muqti who
A. had claim on the person and property of the
B. had no claims on the peasant other than the
due land tax.
C. was the owner of the iqta land.
D. was entitled to claim forced labour from the
View Answer Ans: C

7 - Question

Who among the following had constructed
the Red Fort in Delhi ?
A. Akbar
B. Aurangzeb
C. Shah-Jahan
D. Jahangir
View Answer Ans: C

8 - Question

Which one of the following territories was
not affected by the Revolt of 1857?
A. Chittor
B. Lucknow
C. Jagdishpur
D. Jhansi
View Answer Ans: A

9 - Question

Mohenjodaro is situated in
A. in the state of Punjab in India
B. in the state of Gujarat in India
C. the province of Sind in Pakistan
D. in Afghanistan
View Answer Ans: C

10 - Question

On February 20, 1947, Prime Minister
Attlee announced the British Government's
decision to withdraw from India latest by
A. June 1948
B. August 1948
C. January 1948
D. August 1947
View Answer Ans: A

11 - Question

Which of the following movements drew
women out from the seclusion of home?
1. Swadeshi Movement
2. Home Rule Movement
3. Non-Cooperation Movement
4. Civil Disobedience Movement
Select the correct answer from the codes given
A. 1, 2, 3 and 4
B. 3 and 4 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 2 and 4 only

View Answer Ans: A

12 - Question

Which of the following wrote the
A. Peddana
B. Madhur Vijayam
C. Hemadri
D. Krishnadev Raya
View Answer Ans: D

13 - Question

Annie Besant was
1. responsible for starting the Home Rule
2. the founder of the Theosophical Society
3. once the President of the Indian National
Congress Select the correct
statement/statements using the codes given
A. 1 and 3 only
B. 1, 2 and 3
C. 1 only
D. 2 and 3 only
View Answer Ans: A

14 - Question

There are distinct technical terms for some
of the features of temples. Carefully examine:
1. Vimana refers to the sanctuary, the main part
2. Garbhagriha, to the inner sanctum containing
the main presiding deity
3. Mandapa, to the pavilion for the assembly of
4. Shikhara, to the part surmounting the vimana
Choose the code for correct statements:
A. 2 and 3 only
B. 1, 2, 3 and 4
C. 1 and 4 only
D. 3 and 4 only
View Answer Ans: B

15 - Question

At which of the following places did
Shankracharya not establish a matha?
A. Kashi
B. Puri
C. Kanchi
D. Dwarka
View Answer Ans: A

16 - Question

Who succeeded Aurangzeb after his death
in AD 1707?
A. Prince Azam
B. Prince Kambaksh
C. Akbar II
D. Bahadur Shah I
View Answer Ans: D

17 - Question

Near the banks of which one of the
following rivers, the excavation in recent years
has brought to light that Indus Valley Civilization
percolated to far south?
A. Krishna
B. Godavari
C. Cauvery
D. Mahanadi
View Answer Ans: A

18 - Question

Who among the following
GovernorsGeneral introduced the Dual System
of Government?
A. Lord Clive
B. Lord Rippon
C. Lord Canning
D. Lord Wellesley
View Answer Ans: A

19 - Question

Consider the following statements:
1. In the First Round Table conference that met
in November 1930, the Congress had no
2. Mahatma Gandhi was chosen as the sole
representative of the Congress at the Second
Round Table Conference held in SeptemberDecember, 1931.
Which of the statements given above is/are
A. 1 only
B. Both 1 and 2
C. Neither 1 nor 2
D. 2 only
View Answer Ans: B

20 - Question

Arrange the following in a chronological
1. Foundation of Muslim League
2. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
3. Khilafat Movement
4. Civil Disobedience Movement The correct
order is
A. 4, 2, 1, 2
B. 1, 3, 2, 4
C. 2, 4, 1, 3
D. 1, 2, 3, 4
View Answer Ans: D

21 - Question

. The Supreme Court at Calcutta was
established by
A. Pitt's India Act of 1784
B. North's Regulating Act of 1773
C. Charter Act of 1813
D. Charter Act of 1793

View Answer Ans: B

22 - Question

Who was proclaimed as Mughal emperor
by Asaf Khan on Jahangir's death to ensure
Khurram's (Shahjahan's) enthronement?
A. Dawar Baksh
B. Shahryar
C. Hoshang
D. Tahmurs
View Answer Ans: A

23 - Question

The state of Jhansi was made a part of the
British empire in India through the
A. war against Rani Lakshmibai
B. policy of Subsidiary Alliance
C. none of these
D. Doctrine of Lapse
View Answer Ans: D

24 - Question

Which one of the following works of Amir
Khusror deals with the military expeditions of
Alauddin Khilji?
A. Khajain-ul-Futuh
B. Miftah-ul-Futuh
C. Quairanus Sadain
D. Nuh Siphar
View Answer Ans: A

25 - Question

Which Factory Act limited the working
hours to 11 for women and 7 for children below
the age of 14?
A. Factories Act of 1881
B. Factories Act of 1891
C. Factories Act of 1922
D. Factories Act of 1911
View Answer Ans: B

26 - Question

Which of the following is located in
A. Shahjehan's tomb
B. Tomb of Aurangzeb's queen
C. Akbar's tomb
D. Babur's tomb
View Answer Ans: B

27 - Question

For the eradication of the evil of
untouchability, the Anti-Untouchability League
was set up by
A. Jagjivan Ram
B. K. Kelappan.
C. Dr B. R. Ambedkar
D. Mahatma Gandhi
View Answer Ans: D

28 - Question

Who was not a delegate to the Round Table
Conference in London?
A. C Vijayaraghavachariar
B. Tej Bahadur Sapru
C. Mukund Ramrao Jayakar
D. V S Srinivasa Sastri
View Answer Ans: A

29 - Question

Which is not a characteristic of the Taj
Mahal's architecture ?
A. White Marble
B. Charbagh Plan
C. Pietra Dura
D. Double Dome
View Answer Ans: B

30 - Question

Who looked upon the Khilafat agitation as
'an opportunity for uniting Hindus and
Mohammedans as would not arise in a hundred
A. B G Tilak
B. Maulana Azad
C. Gandhi
D. None of the above
View Answer Ans: C

31 - Question

The main leaders of the Swarajist party
A. B R Ambedkar and P C Joshi
B. Motilal Nehru and C R Das
C. M N Roy and Muzaffar Ahmed
D. Vithalbhai J Patel and Dr Ansari

View Answer Ans: B

32 - Question

In the freedom movement of India, the year
1930 is associated with the
A. Partition of Bengal
B. Chauri-Chaura incident.
C. Dandi March
D. Jallianwala Tragedy
View Answer Ans: C

33 - Question

Vedic God 'Indra' has been referred to in
various ways. Push the odd one out.
A. Upholder of Rta, the entire moral, natural and
physical order.
B. Purandara, destroyer of forts
C. Vrtrahan, the killers of vrtra (probably forces
of drought and other human enemies of the
vedic people)
D. Maghavan or the bounteous one
View Answer Ans: A

34 - Question

Which of the following statements
regarding the hymns of the Rig Veda are
correct? A. They refer to the Himayant and the
Mujavant B. They mention geographical terms
like Aryavarta and Dakshinatya C. Most rivers
mentioned in them flow in the areas West of the
Yamuna and Ganga D. They mention the ruling
families of the Kurus, Panchaias and the
Select the correct answer from the codes given
A. B, C and D
B. A, B, C and D
C. A and C
D. A and B
View Answer Ans: A

35 - Question

Why did Mohammed-bin-Tughlaq shift his
capital from Delhi to Deogiri?
A. The new capital occupied a central and
strategic location
B. He wanted to punish the people of Delhi
C. Because he was fed up of Delhi
D. Because he wanted to extend his empire to
the south
View Answer Ans: A

36 - Question

Almost all the people of Indus Valley
Civilization were:
A. Mediterranean
B. Proto-Austroloid
C. Nordic
D. Nigroid
View Answer Ans: A

37 - Question

One of the major towns in the Satavahana
kingdom was
A. Arikkamedu
B. Pratishthana
C. Korkkai
D. Maski
View Answer Ans: B

38 - Question

Which of the following was the term that
was used for the successors nominated by the
teacher for a particular order or a silsilah?
A. Murid
B. Wali
C. Khanqah
D. Pir
View Answer Ans: A

39 - Question

Lord Wellesley greatly extended the British
dominion in India through
A. Annexing the princely States
B. Partitioning of Indian States
C. Subsidiary Alliance
D. Doctrine of Lapse
View Answer Ans: C

40 - Question

Which of the following is not true about the
Government of India Act of 1919?
A. It made the Central Executive responsible to
the Legislature.
B. It extended the practice of communal
C. It is also known as the Montague Chelmsford
D. It paved the way for federalism by clearly
separating the responsibilities of the Centre to
View Answer Ans: A

41 - Question

. Consider the following statements about
the Indian National Congress:
1. Sarojini Naidu was the first woman to be the
President of the Congress.
2. C.R. Das was in prison when he functioned as
the President of the Congress.
3. The first Britisher to become the President of
the Congress was Alan Octavian Hume.
4. Alfred Webb was the President of the
Congress in 1894. Which of these statements are
A. 2 and 4
B. 2, 3 and 4
C. 1, 2, 3 and 4
D. 1 and 3

View Answer Ans: A

42 - Question

The central concern of Purva Mimamsa is:
A. A study of Pramanas
B. To understand Dharma
C. Understanding the nature of Self
D. To prove the existence of god.
View Answer Ans: B

43 - Question

'It made its proposals in May. It still
wanted a united India. There was to be a Federal
Union composed of British provinces.' The above
quotation is related to
A. Gandhi-Irwin Pact
B. Cabinet Mission
C. Simon Commission
D. Cripps Mission
View Answer Ans: B

44 - Question

Who among the following was appointed as
the Controller of the grain market by Alauddin
Khilji during the implementation of market
control measures?
A. Alp Khan
B. Khizr Khan
C. Malik Qabul
D. Malik Chajju
View Answer Ans: C

45 - Question

With reference to Buddhist history,
tradition and culture in India, consider the
following pairs : Famous shrine Location
1. Tabo monastery and : Spiti Valley temple
2. Lhotsava Lhakhang : Zanskar Valley temple,
Nako3. Alchi temple complex : Ladakh Which of
the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
A. 2 and 3 only
B. 1 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3
View Answer Ans: C

46 - Question

The name of the mother-goddess Uma
appears on the coins of
A. Indo-Greeks
B. Gupta
C. Kunindas
D. Kushanas
View Answer Ans: D

47 - Question

What was the most striking aspect of the
post-Gupta social structure in north India?
A. Rise of slavery
B. Proliferation of castes
C. Rising social status of women
D. Fall in the practice of untouchability
View Answer Ans: B

48 - Question

The ancient Indian play Mudrarakshasa of
Visakhadutt has its subject on:
A. the court intrigues at the time of
B. the story of the power struggle between two
C. a conflict between Gods and Demons of
ancient Hindu lore
D. a romantic story of an Aryan prince and a
tribal woman
View Answer Ans: A

49 - Question

Who among the following was the first
Governor General of India?
A. Sir Charles Metcalfe
B. Lord Amherst
C. Robert Clive
D. Lord William Bentinck
View Answer Ans: D

50 - Question

Which chola ruler completed the conquest
of Sri Lanka?
A. Parantaka I
B. Rajendra I
C. Raja Raja I
D. Vijayalaya I
View Answer Ans: B

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