Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions


1 - Question

The special feature of the All India
Congress session at Surat was that
A. The Moderate attempted to repudiate the
resolutions of the Calcutta session
B. Session ended in confusion
C. The Extremists and Moderates competed for
getting their own man elected as the President
of the session
D. All of these are valid

View Answer Ans: D

2 - Question

When Congress leaders condemned the
Montague- Chelmsford Report, many moderates
left the party to form the
A. Indian Liberal Federation
B. Indian Freedom Party
C. Independence Federation of India
D. Swarajya Party
View Answer Ans: A

3 - Question

Who among the following was the
proponent of Fabianism as a movement?
A. Michael Madhusudan Dutt
B. Annie Beasant
C. A.O. Hume
D. R. Palme Dutt
View Answer Ans: B

4 - Question

Coins of which of the following foreign
rulers depict the image of goddess Laksmi ?
A. Kushanas
B. Indo-Greeks
C. Parthians
D. Sakas
View Answer Ans: B

5 - Question

Which one of the following indicates the
correct chronological order in which the four
give important forts were captured by Emperor
A. Merta-Kalinjar-Ranthambhor-Asirgarh
B. Merta-Ranthambhor-Kalinjar-Asirgarh
C. Asirgarh-Ranthambhor-Kalinjar-Merta
D. Asirgarh-Kalinjar-Ranthambhor-Merta
View Answer Ans: B

6 - Question

Consider the following statements
regarding Kautilya's Arthashastra: A. It places
morality higher than political expediency. B. It
argues the case for a fully centralised
government for the empire C. It deals with the
problems of administration as well as the laws of
property and crime D. It includes section on
government of the State and diplomatic relations
with other states Of these statements, the
correct ones are:
A. C and D.
B. A, B and C
C. B and C
D. A, B and D
View Answer Ans: C

7 - Question

The War of Independence of 1857 failed
A. All of these
B. It was not supported by public
C. The revolution was not well organised
D. There were differences of opinions
View Answer Ans: A

8 - Question

Which of the following pairs is correctly
A. Dewan-i-Mustakhraj : Balban
B. Dewan-i-bandagani : Tughlaq
C. Dewan-i-Kohi : Alauddin Khilji
D. Dewan-i-Arz : Muhammad Tughlaq
View Answer Ans: B

9 - Question

The greatest Portuguese governor in the
east who laid the real foundation of Portuguese
power in India was
A. Pedra Cabral
B. Francisco Almedia
C. Vasco de Gama
D. Alfanso Albuquerque
View Answer Ans: D

10 - Question

Which one of the following was the state
that was not annexed by Lord Dalhousie by using
the Doctrine of Lapse?
A. Mysore
B. Udaipur
C. Satara
D. Nagpur
View Answer Ans: A

11 - Question

Who was the founder of Ajeevika sect?
A. Suddhodana
B. Mahavira
C. Makkali Gosala
D. Vasudeva Krishna
View Answer Ans: C

12 - Question

Examine the following statements to point
out the correct one?
A. All the above
B. Nyaya and vaisesika darshanas believe in an
external reality independent of the knower.
C. A general survey of shad-darshanas and
lokayata suggests that Lokayata accepted an
abiding soul independent of the body.
D. Sankhya darshana accepted the existence of
one universal purusha.
View Answer Ans: B

13 - Question

Cylindrical seals of Mesopotamia have
been recovered from which two Harappan site?
A. Lothal and Rangpur
B. Mohenjodaro and Kalibangan
C. Ropar and Rojdi
D. Lothal and Kalibangan
View Answer Ans: B

14 - Question

When and where the 'Society for
Translating European Sciences' was set up?
A. Lahore in 1824
B. Bombay in 1825
C. Calcutta in 1825
D. Pune in 1830
View Answer Ans: C

15 - Question

Which of the following pairs is correctly
matched? Dynasties Rulers
A. Satavahana Senguttuvan
B. Chola Simuka
C. Chera Karikala
D. Pandya Nedunchezhian
View Answer Ans: D

16 - Question

With regard to the socio-economic life of
the people in south India from 200 B.C to A.D
300, which of the following statements may be
1. Ma and Veli were linear measurements
2. Guilds introduced change in the production
relations between artisans and traders
3. Inland towns were more active than the
coastal towns in early South India
4. There was circulation of luxury goods among
the members of the crowned monarchs and their
families Select the correct code:
A. 2 only
B. 1 only
C. 1 and 3
D. 2 and 4
View Answer Ans: A

17 - Question

The earliest evidence of settled
agriculture from the subcontent comes from
A. Inamgarh
B. Mehrgarh
C. Amri
D. Kalibangan
View Answer Ans: B

18 - Question

Bakht Khan in the course of revolt of
1857 was a well known name as the leader of
the central government in Delhi. He was given
the title of
A. Lord Bakht
B. Lord Khan
C. Leader Khan
D. Lord Commander
View Answer Ans: D

19 - Question

Gold coins attributed to Harsha depict on
the reverse
A. Avalokitesvara
B. Tara
C. Shiva-Parvati
D. Surya
View Answer Ans: C

20 - Question

Read the following statement:
1. The British colonial policy in India was shaped
in the context of expansionist policy of Britain.
2. The British conquest of Spain during the times
of the Tudors helped shape the British image of
themselves as Imperialists.
3. The British claimed they had a god given
responsibility to inhabit and reform so barbarous
a nation.
4. The tropical climate of India was seen as
reason for 'Eastern Corruption'.
Choose the code for correct statements:
A. 2 & 4
B. 1 & 3
C. 1, 2, & 3
D. all of them
View Answer Ans: D

21 - Question

Who was not an important leader of the
1857 revolt?
A. Bakht Khan
B. Kunwar Singh
C. Wajid Ali Shah
D. Nana Saheb
View Answer Ans: C

22 - Question

The Indian National Congress held its
first session at
A. Lucknow
B. Mumbai.
C. Chennai
D. Lahore
View Answer Ans: B

23 - Question

Which of the following Gupta sites has
yielded a Buddha image that has been described
as the best example of spiritual content in stone?
A. Sarnath
B. Amaravati
C. Mathura
D. Gandhara
View Answer Ans: A

24 - Question

A Delhi weekly vernacular publication
which played an important role during 1857 and
is preserved in the National Archives of India is
A. Urdu Dastan
B. Delhi Urdu Akhbar
C. Fughan-e-Dehli
D. Saptahik Akhbar
View Answer Ans: B

25 - Question

Who founded the sovereign kingdom of
A. Quli Qutub Shah
B. Saadat Khan Burhan-ul-Mulk
C. Nizam ul Mulk
D. Safdarjung
View Answer Ans: B

26 - Question

Examine the statements, and select the
right answer
A. All India States' People's Conference was
formed in 1927
B. All the above
C. Bhagat Singh and his colleagues were
executed in 1931
D. Turks abolished the Caliphate in 1924
View Answer Ans: B

27 - Question

The Cape of Good Hope was discovered
A. Dc almeida
B. Vasco-da-Gama
C. Bartholomew
D. Albuquerque Diaz
View Answer Ans: C

28 - Question

. The Viceregal Lodge at Shimla is a
wellknown ancient monument. Which of the
following statements about the monument are
1. The Lodge was built by 17th Viceroy, Earl
2. The present shape of the building was given
by Earl of Marquis of Lansdowne.
3. It is famous for holding three meetings before
Independence of India including the Cabinet
Select the correct answer using the codes given
A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1 and 3
C. 1 and 2
D. 2 and 3
View Answer Ans: B

29 - Question

The Mohammedan Anglo-oriental Defence
Association (1893) was started by
A. A S Samuelson
B. T Beck
C. Sayed Ahmad Khan
D. none of these
View Answer Ans: B

30 - Question

The Dehli Urdu Akhbar, a popular
vernacular newspaper talked about the dire
need to keep the Tilangas under control. Who
were they?
A. Taluqdars
B. Sepoys
C. Peasants
D. Rajas
View Answer Ans: B

31 - Question

The Kushana kings assured title of
Devaputra Kushana Kanishka's predecessors
also were assuming titles like Sarvaloka Isvara
Mahisvara. This shows that Kushana Kings1. assumed high sounding titles implying power
and fame.
2. assumed divine Kingship Which of the above
statements are correct?
A. 1 only
B. Both 1 and 2
C. 2 only
D. Neither 1 nor 2
View Answer Ans: C

32 - Question

What was the reason for Siraj-udDaulah
to lose his Mansad?
A. He had a very weak army
B. He followed a very rigid religious policy
C. He could not control widespread economic
D. His enemies conspired against him at home
View Answer Ans: D

33 - Question

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on
A. 30 January 1950.
B. 30 January 1948
C. 26 January 1948
D. 30 January 1949
View Answer Ans: B

34 - Question

Which one of the following was not a
result of British colonial rule in India?
A. Ruin of Indian industries
B. Ruin of Indian trade
C. Ruin of Indian agriculture
D. Ruin of Indian feudalism
View Answer Ans: D

35 - Question

What is the descending order of the
following military officials of the Mauryan
period? A. Adhyaksha B. Mukhya C. Nayaka D.
Prasasta Select the answer from the codes given
A. B, D, A and C
B. D, C, B and A
C. A, C, D and B
D. A, B, C and D
View Answer Ans: B

36 - Question

The most striking example of the
architectural closeness between Achaemenid
Iran and Mauryan India was:
A. The lion-capital at Sarnath
B. Terracotta objects found at various Mauryan
C. The royal palace at Pataliputra
D. The stone elephant at Dhauli
View Answer Ans: C

37 - Question

Who was not a contemporary of the other
A. Mahendravarman
B. Pulakesin II
C. Harshavardhana
D. Krishna Deva Raya
View Answer Ans: D

38 - Question

When Subhas Chandra Bose resigned as
the President of INC, who was appointed in his
A. Rajendra Prasad
B. Pattabhi Sitaramiah
C. C. Rajagopalachari
D. Abul Kalam Azad
View Answer Ans: C

39 - Question

The original name of Banda Bhahadur
A. Mahesh Das
B. Dwarka Das
C. Harnam Singh
D. Lachhman Das
View Answer Ans: D

40 - Question

Which one of the following is not a
feature of the Government of India Act of 1935?
A. Provincial autonomy
B. Diarchy at the Centre as well as in the
C. A bicameral legislature
D. An All-India Federation
View Answer Ans: C

41 - Question

Why was Bombay handed over to the
British by the Portuguese?
A. The defeat of the Spanish Armada by the
British in 1588
B. Due to Portuguese independence from Spain
C. The Portuguese handed it over to the British
after a peace-treaty in Europe
D. The marriage of Charles II with The
Portuguese princes Catherine of Braganza
View Answer Ans: D

42 - Question

'Abinava Bharat' a secret society of
revolutionaries was organised by:
A. Bhagat Singh
B. Prafulla Chaki
C. V.D. Savarkar
D. Khudiram Bose
View Answer Ans: C

43 - Question

What is common among Madam Bhikaji
Cama, M. Barkatulla, V. V. S. Iyer and M. N.
A. All of them were leading members of the
International Communist Movement.
B. M. Barkatulla was the Prime Minister and the
rest were ministers in the Privisional
Government of free India established by a group
of revolutionaries at Kabul.
C. All of them were among the prominent
revolutionaries during the Freedom Movement.
D. All of them were accused in the case relating
to the throwing of a bomb on Lord Hardinge.
View Answer Ans: C

44 - Question

Who amongst the following was involved
in the Alipore Bomb case?
A. S. N. Bannerjee
B. Aurobindo Ghosh
C. Bipin Chandra Pal
D. Jatin Das
View Answer Ans: C

45 - Question

Almost all the revolutionary heroes of the
Indian National Movement had a difficult end:
1. Jatin Das died on a hunger strike
2. Chandra Shekhar Azad was killed in an
3. Bhagat Singh was hanged
4. Kalpana Dutt was given life sentence
Select the code for correct statements.
A. 2 and 3
B. Only 1
C. 1, 2, 3 and 4
D. 1, 2 and 3
View Answer Ans: C

46 - Question

Which of these statements are true?
I. The Mughal empire declined because the East
India Company became powerful.
II. The Mughal empire declined because of
internal political turmoil.
III. The Mughal empire disintegrated because it
was unable to efficiently collect revenue from
the peasants.
IV. The Mughal empire declined because of
foreign invasions.
Choose the code for correct statements:
A. I and III
B. II and III
C. I
View Answer Ans: B

47 - Question

The language patronised by Guptas was
A. Arabic
B. Prakrit
C. Hindi
D. Sanskrit
View Answer Ans: D

48 - Question

Buddha's preachings were mainly related
A. belief in one god
B. purity of thought and conduct
C. idol worship
D. practice of rituals
View Answer Ans: B

49 - Question

Place these samskaras in the order they
are to be performed on an individual assuming
that the first, the jatakarman, is performed at
the time of his birth:
1. Upanayana 2. Jatakarman
3. Annaprashana 4. Antyeshti
5. Vivaha
A. 2, 5, 3, 4, 1
B. 2, 3, 4, 5, 1
C. 2, 1, 5, 3, 4
D. 2, 3, 1, 5, 4
View Answer Ans: D

50 - Question

A large number of historically significant
works written by eminent personalities in
Mughal India were: 1. Tuzuk-i-Baburi by Babar
2. Humayun Nama by Humayun
3. Ain-i-Akbari by Abul Fazl Select the code for
correct statements:
A. Only 1
B. 1 and 3
C. 1 and 2
D. 2 and 3
View Answer Ans: B

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