Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions


1 - Question

Who among the following was not sent to
Lanka for the propagation of Buddhism?
A. Uttriya
B. Sona
C. Rashtriya
D. Bhadrasaro

View Answer Ans: B

2 - Question

Arrange the following in the correct
chronological order: A. Whitley Commission B.
Fiscal Commission C. Ottawa Agreements D.
Tariff Board
A. B, A, D, C
B. B, D, A, C
C. A, B, C, D
D. B, D, C, A.
View Answer Ans: B

3 - Question

Who was the author of Mandasore
A. Banabhatta
B. Vatsabhatta
C. Harisena
D. Veersena
View Answer Ans: D

4 - Question

The depiction of which of the following is
not characteristic of Mughal paintings?
A. Court and cultural scenes
B. Mythological themes
C. Religious scenes
D. Scenes of battle
View Answer Ans: C

5 - Question

Various women's organisation that played
an important role in shaping Modern India are
mentioned here:
1. Rashtra Sevika Samiti led by Lakshmibai
2. All India Women's Conference led by
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Margaret Cousins
3. Women's India Association led by Amrit Kaur
4. Bharat Stree Mahamandal led by Sarla Devi
Chaudhurani Select the code for correct
A. 1 and 4
B. 3 and 4
C. 1 and 3
D. 2 and 4
View Answer Ans: A

6 - Question

The name Pahlavi Dynasty in Iran is
derived from the
A. King
B. Religion
C. River
D. Language
View Answer Ans: A

7 - Question

Carefully examine the statements telling
us about the nationalists' different contribution
to the national cause.
1. The chief architect of the organisation of
States on linguistic basis in India was Pattabhi
2. Jamnalal Bajaj was the treasurer of the Indian
National Congress.
3. M R Jayakar was a member of the Drafting
Committee of Indian Constitution.
4. Rajendra Prasad became the president of the
Indian National Congress after S C Bose
resigned. Choose the correct code for correct
A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1, 3 and 4
C. 2 and 4
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4
View Answer Ans: D

8 - Question

The dynasties which ruled Magadha were
A. Nandas
B. Saisunagas
C. Haryanka
D. All of above
View Answer Ans: D

9 - Question

How long did the entire Mauryan dynasty
last according to the Puranas?
A. 218 years
B. 85 years
C. 137 years
D. 182 years
View Answer Ans: C

10 - Question

Which one among the following
statements regarding Bal Gangadhar Tilak is not
A. He set-up the Home Rule League at Poona
B. He supported the Age of Consent Bill
C. He propounded the theory of the Arctic Home
of the Aryans
D. He founded the Anti-Cow Killing Society
View Answer Ans: B

11 - Question

Which Sultan declared himself as
Sikandar-i-Sani, the second Alexander?
A. Balban
B. Iltutmish
C. Alauddin Khalji
D. Kaiqubad
View Answer Ans: C

12 - Question

Who have described Alauddin Khilji's
measure of slaughtering a large number of 'New
Muslims' in one single day?
A. Yahya Sihrindi and Ibn Battuta
B. Amir Khusrau and Afif
C. Abdullah and Rizqullah Mushtaqi
D. Isami and Barani
View Answer Ans: B

13 - Question

Ruins of Vijayanagar empire can be seen
A. Madurni
B. Halebid
C. Hampi
D. Hospet
View Answer Ans: C

14 - Question

Pabna uprising' of 1873-1885 was led by
A. substantial peasants
B. middle class intelligentsia
C. small peasants
D. land lords
View Answer Ans: A

15 - Question

Which one of the following pairs is Not
correctly matched?
A. Ziauddin Barani - Tarikh-i-Firuzshahi
B. Gulbadan Begum - Humayunama
C. Khawand Mir - Qanum-i-Humayuni
D. Khwaja Kalan - Tazkira-i-Humayun Akbar
View Answer Ans: C

16 - Question

The Chera king who is said to have gone
to North India to get a Himalayan stone to make
the image of Goddess Kannagi was:
A. Imayavaramban
B. Senaguttuvan
C. Nedumcheral Adan
D. Kuttvancheral
View Answer Ans: B

17 - Question

The Indian press played an important role
in spreading the message of patriotism and
modern ideas among the people. Which of the
following is/ are not true about its activities? A.
Criticising official policies. B. Urging the people
to unite and work for national welfare. C.
Putting forward the views of the Indians as well
as those of the British Government. D.
Popularising modern ideas of self-government,
democracy and the like. E. Enabling nationalist
workers to exchange views with one another.
Select the correct answer from the codes given
A. A only
B. C only
C. A and C
D. D and E.
View Answer Ans: B

18 - Question

Mitakshara is
A. A compendium on medicine
B. A work on astronomy
C. A treatise on ancient Hindu law of inheritance
D. An Agamic text
View Answer Ans: C

19 - Question

Which Gupta ruler repaired the
Sudarshana lake constructed by Chandragupta
A. Bhangupta
B. Kumaragupta I
C. Sakandagupta
D. Samudragupta
View Answer Ans: C

20 - Question

What made possible the transition from
the Paleolithic to the Neolithic age?
A. Growing grain
B. Learning a script
C. Making wheels
D. Making a fire
View Answer Ans: A


21 - Question

The Rajput king who was defeated and
killed in second Tarain war?
A. Rana Pratap
B. Prithviraj Chauhan
C. Nagabhatta
D. Jaya Chandra

View Answer Ans: D

22 - Question

The prime factor why commercialization
of agriculture led to an increase in rural poverty
A. fixation of prices of the produce
B. exploitation by merchants and other
C. unremunerative prices for the produce
D. lack of money for purchase of food-grains
during famines and other natural calamities
View Answer Ans: B

23 - Question

Why were Tilak and others imprisoned in
A. Their speeches and writings were directed
towards creating hostile feelings towards the
British government.
B. They refused to attend the court trail
presided by a British judge.
C. They violated the terms of the Arms Act.
D. They broke the salt tax law.
View Answer Ans: A

24 - Question

Who may be the founder of Pratihara
A. Bhoja
B. Gopala
C. Dharmapala
D. Pratihara
View Answer Ans: D

25 - Question

Who among the following drafted the
resolution of fundamental right for the Karachi
session of Congress in 1931?
A. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C. Dr B. R. Ambedkar
D. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
View Answer Ans: A

26 - Question

The second Tarian war took place in
A. 1198 A.D.
B. 1192 A.D.
C. 1199 A.D.
D. 1193 A.D.
View Answer Ans: B

27 - Question

Which one of the Chola kings conquered
A. Rajaraja I
B. Aditya I
C. Rajendra
D. Vijayalaya
View Answer Ans: A

28 - Question

Which of the following disciplines have
helped in the study of prehistory? Choose at
least one answer.
A. All the above
B. Palaeoanthropology
C. Palaeobotany
D. Geomorphology
View Answer Ans: A

29 - Question

The Chola age was most famous for
A. war with the Rashtrakutas
B. village assemblies
C. advancement of Tamil culture
D. trade with Ceylon
View Answer Ans: B

30 - Question

Which of the following features are
associated with the architecture of Tughlaq
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below the features:
1. Sloping walls
2. Deliberate attempt to combine the principles
of the arch, the lintel and the beam in the
3. Placing the buildings especially the tombs on
a high platform Codes :
A. 1 and 3
B. 1 and 2
C. 1 only
D. 2 and 3
View Answer Ans: B

31 - Question

The term Nirgrantha is associated with
A. Charvakas
B. Ajivikas
C. Jainas
D. Pasupatas

View Answer Ans: C

32 - Question

Consider the following statements:
1. The First Session of the Indian National
Congress was held in Calcutta.
2. The Second Session of the Indian National
Congress was held under the President ship of
Dadabhai Naoroji.
3. Both Indian National Congress and Muslim
League held their sessions at Lucknow in 1916
and concluded the Lucknow Pact.
Which of the statements given above is/are
A. 1 and 2
B. 3 only
C. 2 and 3
D. 2 only
View Answer Ans: C

33 - Question

Which of the following items is/are
correctly matched? List I List II A. Kosala
Kingdom Champa B. Gandharva Kingdom Taxila
C. Matsya Kingdom Mathura D. Vatsa Kingdom
A. A and D
B. A and B
C. A and C
D. B and C
View Answer Ans: D

34 - Question

The Swadeshi Shipping Corporation in
India was founded by
A. Chidambaram Sharma
B. Dadabhai Naoroji
C. Jamshedji Tata
D. Chidambaram Pillai.
View Answer Ans: D

35 - Question

In 1856, Awadh would not have been
annexed with the British empire if the Nawab of
Awadh had
A. allied with the British
B. a natural heir
C. not refused to introduce reforms as suggested
by the British
D. fought against the British
View Answer Ans: B

36 - Question

What is the correct chronological
sequence of the following events? (i) First
Afghan war (ii) First Burmese war (iii) First Sikh
war (iv) Third Maratha war
A. (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
B. (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
C. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
D. (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
View Answer Ans: A

37 - Question

The Archaeological Survey of India is an
attached office of the Department/Ministry of:
A. Science and Technology
B. Human Resource Development
C. Culture
D. Tourism
View Answer Ans: C

38 - Question

List-I List-II A. Bal Gangadhar Tilak 1.
Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it. B.
M.K. Gandhi 2. We do not ask any favour. We
only want Justice. C. Dadabhai Naoroji 3. What I
have done will endure not what I have said or
written. D. J.L. Nehru 4. There will be no
freedom in this country or in the world so long
as a single human being is unfree.
A. A – 1; B – 3; C – 2; D – 4
B. A – 1; B – 2; C – 3; D – 4
C. A – 1; B – 2; C – 4; D – 3
D. A – 1; B – 4; C – 3; D – 2
View Answer Ans: A

39 - Question

The most likely reasons for the
emergence of untouchability were:
A. Tribal assimilation, pollution taboos,
contempt for occupations.
B. Inter varna marriage, king's directives, non
C. Rise of urban menial classes, court laws and
pollution of varnas.
D. Court laws, practice of eating cow meat, rise
of urban menial classes.
View Answer Ans: A

40 - Question

What was the name of the Ashram
founded by Gandhi in South Africa?
A. Phoenix Farms
B. Durban Farms
C. Natal Farms
D. Sabarmati Ashram
View Answer Ans: A

41 - Question

The Balkan Plan for fragmentation of
India was the brain-child of
A. W. Churchill
B. Lord Mountbatten
C. V. P. Menon
D. M. A. Jinnah

View Answer Ans: B

42 - Question

The Quit India campaign was launched by
the National Congress after the failure of the
A. Cripps Mission
B. Simla Conference held at the instance of the
Governor General, Lord Wavell
C. none of the above
D. Cabinet Mission
View Answer Ans: A

43 - Question

Consider the following statements about
the post-Aurangzed Mughal period:
1. Farrukhsiyar owed his elevation to the throne
to Zulfiqar Khan and Imad-ul Mulk.
2. Aurangzeb had left a will to partition Mughal
Empire among his three surviving sons after his
3. Muhammad Shah was supported by Nizam-ul
Mulk of the Deccan.
Which of the statements given above is/ are
A. 2 and 3 only
B. 1, 2, and 3
C. 1 and 2 only
D. 3 only
View Answer Ans: A

44 - Question

The battle of Dharmat was fought
A. Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh
B. Babur and the Afghans
C. Muhammad Ghori and Jai Chand
D. Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marathas
View Answer Ans: A

45 - Question

Who among the following Sultans of Delhi
was the first to have paid to his soldiers in cash ?
A. Alauddin Khilji
B. Iltutmish
C. Feroz Tughlaq
D. Muhammad bin Tughlaq
View Answer Ans: A

46 - Question

Who has the title of 'Kaviraja'?
A. SamudraGupta
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B. ChandraGupta II
C. ChandraGupta I
D. KumaraGupta
View Answer Ans: A

47 - Question

Purna Swaraj Day was observed on
A. 26th January, 1950
B. 26th January, 1930
C. 26th November, 1947
D. 26th October, 1949
View Answer Ans: B

48 - Question

A public meeting was held on 13th April
1919 in Jallianwala Bagh to
A. organise a hartal
B. demand Swaraj
C. protest against the Rowlatt Act
D. protest against the arrest of popular leaders
View Answer Ans: D

49 - Question

In which city was the All India Muslim
League established in 1906?
A. Aligarh
B. Shimla
C. Dacca
D. Karachi
View Answer Ans: C

50 - Question

There was a change in the colonial policy
of governance in the 1820s. It wasbelieved that
human nature could be transformed by
1. Education
2. Free trade
3. Execution of Laws Choose the code for correct
A. 1, 2, & 3
B. 1 & 3
C. only 3
D. only 1
View Answer Ans: A

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