Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions


1 - Question

In 1940, Vinoba Bhave started individual
Satyagraha from
A. Nadiad in Khera district, Gujarat
B. Pavnar, Maharashtra
C. Punnapra-Vayalar, Kerala
D. Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

View Answer Ans: B

2 - Question

With reference to Muslim education system
what was Maqulat?
A. Traditional Sciences
B. Elementary educational institution
C. Higher education institutions
D. Rational Sciences
View Answer Ans: A

3 - Question

Mughal rulers expanded their empire
1. Aurangzeb annexed Berar
2. Shahjahan annexed Bijapur and Golconda
3. Akbar annexed Ahmednagar
4. Jehangir annexed Kangra Select the code for
correct statements:
A. Only 2
B. Only 4
C. 1 and 2
D. 3 and 4
View Answer Ans: B

4 - Question

The Rowlatt act aimed at
A. suppression of the Khilafat movement
B. imposition of restrictions on freedom of the
C. imprisonment without trial and summary
procedures for trial
D. compulsory economic support to war efforts
View Answer Ans: C

5 - Question

Which Indian nationalist leader looked
upon a war between Germany and Britain as a
godsent opportunity which would enable Indians
to exploit the situation to their advantage?
A. Subhas Chandra Bose
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. M. A. Jinnah
D. C. Rajagopalachari
View Answer Ans: A

6 - Question

Which one of the following statements
about the teaching of Kabir is not correct ?
A. He believed in universal love
B. He was not against pilgrimage and idol
C. He did not consider it necessary to abandon
the normal life of a householder
D. He emphasized on one God and the spread of

View Answer Ans: B

7 - Question

Important initiatives of some of the
distinctive nationalists during the course of the
Indian freedom struggle were as follows:
1. Bardoli Satyagraha - Vallabhbhai Patel
2. Swarajist - C R Das
3. Khilafat - Maulana A K Azad
4. Khudai Khidmatgar - Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Select the code for correct pairs:
A. 3 and 4
B. Only 1
C. 2 and 4
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4
View Answer Ans: D

8 - Question

Indus Valley Civilization is also known as
the Harappan culture because
A. Harappa was the first site to be excavated in
the Indus Valley.
B. The Indus Valley Civilization is considered the
elementary/initial stage of Vedic culture and
Harappa is believed to be the same as Harappa
mentioned in the Vedas.
C. The site of Harappa is six times larger than
Mohenjodaro site
D. The most important evidence of the
achievements of this civilization have been
excavated from Harappa.
View Answer Ans: A

9 - Question

Who was the person behind conversion of
East India Company from a trading company into
a regional power?
A. Lord Warren Hastings
B. Lord Wellesley
C. Lord Clive
D. Lord Dalhousie
View Answer Ans: C

10 - Question

Which of the following was not one of the
Raja Rammohan Roy's suggestions for
organising the Company's government on a more
rational basis?
A. Civil liberties and individual rights must be
B. The absolute ownership of property by the
individual must be recognised
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C. The rule of law ought to be supreme
D. Constitutional reforms must be guaranteed

View Answer Ans: D

11 - Question

Consider the following pairs: Medieval
Indian State : Present Region
1. Champaka : Central India
2. Durgara : Jammu
3. Kuluta : Malabar Which of the above pairs
is/are correctly matched?
A. 3 only
B. 1 and 2
C. 2 only
D. 1 and 3
View Answer Ans: C

12 - Question

Doctrine of Lapse was adopted as a
measure to annex Indian states by
A. Lord Dalhousie
B. Lord Cornwallis
C. Lord Wellesley
D. Lord Clive
View Answer Ans: A

13 - Question

Which one of the following suggested the
reconstitution of the Viceroy's Executive Council
in which all the portfolios including that of War
Members were to be held by the Indian leaders?
A. Simla Conference
B. Cripps Proposal
C. Simon Commission
D. Cabinet Mission
View Answer Ans: B

14 - Question

Who of these leaders was the founder of
'Satyashodhak Samaj'?
A. B.R. Ambedkar
B. Jyotirao Phule
C. Malabari
D. Gandhi
View Answer Ans: B

15 - Question

Which was not one of the effects of Nadrir
Shah's invasion?
A. It ruined the finances and the economic life of
the empire
B. It caused an irreparable damage to the
prestige of the Mughal Empire
C. It destroyed the initiative of the nobles and
they retired from active life
D. It exposed the Mughals to the interference by
the Marathas and the English
View Answer Ans: B

16 - Question

Which of the following statement about the
institution of kingship during this period is not
A. The king, whose conquering expedition
(march of Digvijaya) was led by a mysterious
wheel of gold and gem, was called Chakravartin
B. In the Sangam literature we come across
numerous instances of women rulers
C. The form of government was hereditary
D. The crown prince was called Komahan

View Answer Ans: B

17 - Question

Asokan inscriptions were first deciphered
A. Codplngton
B. Robert Sewell
C. Buhler
D. James Prinsep
View Answer Ans: D

18 - Question

Why did Buddhism start declining in India
in the early medieval times?
1. Buddha was by that time considered as one of
the incarnations of Vishnu and this became a
part of Vaishanavism.
2. The invading tribes from Central Asia till the
time of last Gupta king adopted Hinduism and
persecuted Buddhists.
3. The kings of Gupta dynasty were strongly
opposed to Buddhism. Which of the above is/are
A. 2 and 3
B. 1 and 3
C. 1 only
D. 1, 2 and 3
View Answer Ans: C

19 - Question

Which of the following statements about
Mahatma Gandhi is correct in connection with
India's independence?
A. He was a very disillusioned man
B. He was the happiest man
C. He was happy with the formation of Pakistan
D. He had full satisfaction about his
View Answer Ans: A

20 - Question

What is the correct chronological order of
the following events? (i) Cabinet Mission Plan (ii)
Mumbai Plan (iii) Mountbatten Plan (iv) Wavell
A. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
B. (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
C. (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
D. (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

View Answer Ans: D

21 - Question

Jiatrang Movement started in
A. Mijoram
B. Nagaland
C. Tripura
D. Manipur
View Answer Ans: D

22 - Question

By which clause, did the Charter Act of
1833 accepted educational qualifications for
Indian Civil Service appointment?
A. Clause 82
B. Clause 76
C. Clause 86
D. Clause 87
View Answer Ans: D

23 - Question

Which Chalukyan ruler is said to have
received an embassy from the Persian king
Khusrau II?
A. Vikramaditya I
B. Vijayaditya
C. Vinayaditya
D. Pulkesin II
View Answer Ans: D

24 - Question

The famous dialogue between, Nachiketa
and Yama is mentioned in the
A. Mundkapanishad
B. Kenopanishad
C. Channdogyapanishad
D. Kathopanishad
View Answer Ans: D

25 - Question

In Vajrayana Buddhism, the spouse of the
Buddha Bodhisatva was known as
A. Matangi
B. Dakini
C. Tara
D. Yogini
View Answer Ans: C

26 - Question

What is not true about Alauddin's market
A. He appointed sahana-i-mandi as the
controller of markets.
B. There was provision for rationing of grains
during droughts and emergencies
C. The prices of various commodities were fixed
by the state.
D. He met with firm resistance from the traders
while enforcing these measures

View Answer Ans: B

27 - Question

Consider the following landmarks in Indian
1. Hindu College, Calcutta
2. University of Calcutta
3. Adam's Report
4. Wood's Despatch The correct chronological
order of these landmarks is
A. 1, 4, 3, 2
B. 3, 2, 4, 1
C. 3, 1, 4, 2
D. 1, 3, 4, 2
View Answer Ans: D

28 - Question

The Indian patriot, who died in jail due to
hunger strike, was
A. Jatin Das
B. S. C. Bose
C. Bhagat Singh
D. Bipin Chandra Pal
View Answer Ans: A

29 - Question

Which of the following was a tax that
included house tax, grazing tax, irrigation tax
A. Jeziyah
B. Khums
C. Kharaj
D. Abwabs
View Answer Ans: D

30 - Question

The Muslim scholar who accompanied
Muhammad of Ghazni was
A. Amir Khusro
B. Ibn Batuta
C. Firishta
D. Alberuni
View Answer Ans: D

31 - Question

Which of the following sentence denotes
Ram Mohan Roy's understanding of the Bible?
A. That it was the only repository of truth in the
B. That it was the only means to obtain salvation
by mankind
C. That it was the only medium for moral
upliftment of mankind .
D. That Bible denotes belief in the unity of God
accompanied by its appropriate expression in
moral conduct.

View Answer Ans: D

32 - Question

Hindu temple is not known by which of the
following term?
A. Prasada
B. Caityagrha.
C. Vimana
D. Mandiram
View Answer Ans: B

33 - Question

The Mansabdari system of the Mughals
was a complex system. Its efficient functioning
depended upon
1. the practice of offering the title of
'Mansabdar' to military personnel only.
2. proper functioning of the dagh (branding)
3. proper functioning of the jagirdari system.
Select the correct answer using the codes given
A. Only 1
B. All of these
C. 2 and 3
D. 1 and 3
View Answer Ans: C

34 - Question

The effects of Kalinga war on King Ashoka
are found in
A. pillar edicts
B. excavations
C. Indica
D. rock edicts
View Answer Ans: D

35 - Question

The Federation of Indian Chambers of
Commerce and Industry (FICCI) was founded in
1927 by
A. Birla and Thakurdas
B. Birla and Tata
C. Tata and Thakurdas
D. none of the above

View Answer Ans: A

36 - Question

'Red Shirts' movement aimed at
A. To promote Communist organizational
B. To throw out Britishers from India
C. To promote trade union activities
D. All of the above
View Answer Ans: B

37 - Question

In which order did the following dynasties
rule Delhi?
1. Lodi dynasty 2. Tughlaq dynasty
3. Khilji dynasty 4. Syed dynasty
5. Slave dynasty
A. 5, 3, 2, 4, 1
B. 1, 3, 2, 5, 4
C. 4, 3, 2, 1, 5
D. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
View Answer Ans: A

38 - Question

Which of the following were the main
sources of revenue of the Company government
of India? A. Land revenue B. Monopoly of salt
and opium trade C. Commutation bond D. Sair
(i.e. customs, tolls, excise duties, etc.)
A. A, B and C
B. A, C and D
C. B, C and D
D. A, B and D
View Answer Ans: B

39 - Question

The Indus Valley civilization type was
found in
A. Sumer
B. China
C. all these
D. Egypt
View Answer Ans: A

40 - Question

The Congress Ministries resigned in
November 1939 because
A. The Governors interfered too much in the
dayto- day administration of the provinces
B. The Provincial Autonomy proved to be a farce
C. India was dragged into the Second World War
without the consent of her people
D. The British followed the policy of divide and
View Answer Ans: C

41 - Question

. Ramakrishna's message of bhakti
A. ritualism
B. belief only in sacred texts
C. worldliness
D. quiet inner devotion

View Answer Ans: D

42 - Question

Which was the major port during the
Mauryas from which trade with Burma and
Ceylon was carried out?
A. Tamralipti
B. Arikamedu
C. Surat
D. Sopara
View Answer Ans: A

43 - Question

Linlithgow described it as 'by far the most
serious rebellion since that of the 1857, the
gravity and extent of which we have so far
concealed from the world for reasons of military
security. Which is the movement referred to
A. Quit India movement
B. Civil Disobedience Movement
C. Khilafat Movement
D. Tebhaga Movement
View Answer Ans: A

44 - Question

Which Indian ruler conquered Java and
A. Samudragupta
B. Rajaraja Chola I
C. Vikramaditya
D. Rajendra Chola I
View Answer Ans: D

45 - Question

Madras was restored to the English by the
French by
A. The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (1749)
B. The Treaty of Salbai (1782)
C. The Treaty of Mangalore (1784)
D. The Treaty of Pondicherry (1754)
View Answer Ans: D

46 - Question

In which of the following respect do the
Ashokan epigraphs not help us to draw historical
A. In delineating the boundary of the Mauryan
B. In deriving conclusions regarding his
relations with the members of his family
C. In inferring Ashoka's relations with his border
D. In inferring the impact of Kalinga War on the
View Answer Ans: B

47 - Question

The earliest evidence of the practice of Sati
can be gleaned from
A. the Halmidi inscription
B. the Chandravallo inscription
C. the Uttaramerur inscription
D. an inscription at Eran in Madhya Pradesh
dated 510 AD

View Answer Ans: D

48 - Question

In which one of the following provinces
was a Congress Ministry not formed under the
Act of 1935?
A. Punjab
B. Madras
C. Orissa
D. Bihar
View Answer Ans: A

49 - Question

Who among the following, was known as a
'Nirguna' reformer?
A. Tulsidas
B. Chaitanya
C. Kabir
D. Surdas
View Answer Ans: C

50 - Question

Consider the following statements relating
to Jain literature :
1. The sacred books of the Jainas are known as
Siddhanta or Agama.
2. The language of the earliest Jain texts is
eastern dialect of Pali known as Ardha Magadhi.
Which of the statements given above is/are
A. 2 only
B. Neither 1 nor 2
C. 1 only
D. Both 1 and 2
View Answer Ans: C

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