Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions


1 - Question

The 'Swadeshi' and 'Boycott' adopted as
methods of struggle for the first time during the
A. Home Rule Movement
B. Agitation against the Partition of Bengal
C. Non-Cooperation Movement
D. visit of the Simon Commission to India

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Ans: B

2 - Question

502. Which of the following personalities were
associated with the Home Rule Movement?
1. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
2. Annie Besant
3. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
4. Mahatma Gandhi
A. 3 and 4
B. 1, 2 and 4
C. 1, 2 and 3.
D. 2, 3 and 4
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Ans: C

3 - Question

503. Consider the following statements: Some of
the main features of the Government of India
Act, 1935 were the
1. Abolition of diarchy in the Governors'
2. Power of the Governors to veto legislative
action and to legislate on their own
3. Abolition of the principle of communal
representation Which of the statements given
above is/are correct?
A. 1 only
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 2
D. 1, 2 and 3
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Ans: C

4 - Question

504. Which of the following inscriptions of the
Guptas gives the right of subinfeudation,
I.e., the right to not only cultivate the land but
also get it cultivated by someone else?
A. Nandanpur copper plate inscription of
B. Nalanda copper plate inscription of
C. Damadarpur copper plate inscription of
Kumaragupta I
D. Indore pillar inscription of Skandagupta
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Ans: D

5 - Question

505. Who wrote Prithviraj Raso?
A. Kalhana
B. Rajasekara
C. Vishakadatta
D. Chandbaradai
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Ans: D

6 - Question

. Which one of the following submitted in
1875 a petition to the House of Commons
demanding India's direct representation in the
British Parliament?
A. The Madras Mahajan Sabha
B. The Indian Association
C. The Deccan Association
D. The Poona Sarvajanik Sabha

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Ans: D

7 - Question

507. During whose tenure, the resolution of
total Independence was passed?
A. Lord Chelmsford
B. Lord Willington
C. Lord Wavell
D. Lord Irwin
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Ans: C

8 - Question

508. Where was Mahatma Gandhi when a raid
was made by Congress Volunteers on Dharsana
Salt Depot?
A. In Sabarmati Jail
B. In Yervada Jail
C. In Agha Khan Palace Poona
D. In Ahmadanagar Fort Jail
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Ans: B

9 - Question

509. The Mauryan army was comprised of
I. Infantry II. Cavalry
III. Chariots IV. Elephants
A. I and II only
B. I and III only
C. I, II and III only
D. I, II, III and IV
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Ans: D

10 - Question

510. Woman Anandibai Joshi was:
A. First foreign trained doctor
B. First foreign trained lawyer
C. First Woman Legislator
D. First foreign trained nurse
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Ans: A

11 - Question

511. Who among the following was responsible
for the revival of Hinduism in the 19th century?
A. Swami Vivekanand
B. Raja Rammohan Roy
C. Swami Dayanand
D. Guru Shankaracharya
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Ans: C

12 - Question

512. Match the following: List I List II Emperors
Tombs A. Babur 1. Delhi B. Humayun 2. Kabul C.
Jahangir 3. Lahore D. Bahadur Shah 4. Rangoon
A. A-2, B-1, C-3, D-4
B. A-1, B-4, C-3, D-2
C. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
D. A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
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Ans: A

13 - Question

513. At the time of partition of India, which one
of the following provinces of the British India
came forward with a plan for a united and
independent existence?
A. Assam
B. Bengal
C. Bihar
D. Punjab
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Ans: D

14 - Question

514. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place in
the city of
A. Lahore
B. Amritsar
C. Mumbai
D. Hyderabad.
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Ans: B

15 - Question

515. Point out where the 1857 uprising did not
take place
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Madras
C. Avadh
D. East Punjab
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Ans: B

16 - Question

516. Women in India were enfranchised on the
same terms as men for the first time by the
Montford reforms as a result of
A. Socio Reformers' effort towards women's
B. persistent demands of the Indian National
C. agitation launched by All-India Women's
D. Muddiman Committee's Report
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Ans: D

17 - Question

Arrange the following in chronological
order: A. Formation of the Interim government
B. Recall of Lord Linlithgow C. Cabinet Mission
D. Cripps' Mission E. Lord Wavell's proposals F.
Mountbatten Plan.
A. A, B, D, C, F, E
B. B, C, A, D, F, E
C. D, B, F, A, E, C
D. B, D, E, C, A, F

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Ans: D

18 - Question

518. In which year did the Dandi March take
A. 1942
B. 1945
C. 1935
D. 1930
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Ans: D

19 - Question

519. Which one among the following states was
first annexed by Lord Dalhousie under the
Doctrine of Lapse?
A. Satara
B. Sambalpur
C. Jhansi
D. Nagpur
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Ans: A

20 - Question

520. Who was the last ruler of the Tughluq
dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate?
A. Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq Shah II
B. Firoz Shah Tughlaq
C. Nasir-ud-din Mahmud
D. Nasrat Shah
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Ans: C

21 - Question

521. Ghasiti Begam, Sahukat Jang, Rajballabh
and Yar Latif Khan were sore enemies of
A. Siraj-ud-daulah
B. Nawab Alivardi Khan
C. Shuja-ud-daulah
D. Nanda Kumar
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Ans: A

22 - Question

522. The call to return to Faraiz was given by
A. Syed Ahmad Khan
B. Shariatullah
C. Syed Ahmad Barelvi
D. Dudu Miyan
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Ans: B

23 - Question

523. Which of the following statements about
the Mauryan relations with Sri Lanka is not
A. Tisas, the Sinhalese king, accepted Buddhism
and appears to have made it the state religion
B. There were frequent exchanges of gifts and
C. The coming of Mahendra and Sanghmitra to
Sri Lanka was the First official contact between
the two countries
D. The king of Sri Lanka, Tissa, adopted the title
of Devanampirya and appears to have modelled
himself on Ashoka
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Ans: C

24 - Question

524. Who was the head of the group that
opposed the re-imposition of juziya, according to
A. Jaswant Singh
B. Rana Amar Singh
C. Rana Raj Singh
D. Raja Jai Singh
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Ans: C

25 - Question

525. The Muslim League started demanding a
separate nation for the Muslims from the year
A. 1929
B. 1925
C. 1919
D. 1940.
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Ans: D

26 - Question

526. Write the correct chronological order of
the following annexations by the Britishers:
1. Oudh 2. Punjab
3. Upper Burma
Select the correct answer from the codes given
below :
A. 2 1 3
B. 3 2 1
C. 1 2 3
D. 1 3 2
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Ans: A

27 - Question

527. Who among the following pioneered the
Khilafat Movement?
A. M. A. Jinnah
B. Ali Brothers
C. Mahatma Gandhi
D. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
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Ans: B

28 - Question

Who declared, 'Swaraj had 'stunk in the
nostrils' and that without adequate discipline
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and restraint on the part of the people the
movement had proved to be a 'Himalayan
A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Subash Chandra Bose
C. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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Ans: A

29 - Question

529. Bhagat Singh and B K Dutt threw a bomb
in the central legislative assembly
A. to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai
B. to kill the members of the legislative council
C. to protest against the passage of the Public
Safety Bill
D. to overthrow the British government
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Ans: C

30 - Question

530. The Chinese traveller Yuan Chwang (Hiuen
Tsang) who visited India recorded the general
conditions and culture of India at that time. In
this context, which of the following statements
is/are correct?
1. The roads and river-routes were completely
immune from robbery.
2. As regards punishment for offences, ordeals
by fire, water and poison were the instruments
for determining the innocence or guilt of a
3. The tradesmen had to pay duties at ferries
and barrier stations.
Select the correct answer using the codes given
A. 1 and 3 only
B. 1, 2 and 3
C. 1 only
D. 2 and 3 only
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Ans: D

31 - Question

531. Which, among the following, was not one
of the results of the third Battle of Panipat?
A. The morale of the Marathas suffered
B. The Marathas lost their hold over north India
C. The Marathas received a serious setback to
their political ambitions
D. The Marathas lost their political prestige all
over India
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Ans: A

32 - Question

532. Who was not a moderate among the
freedom fighters?
A. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
B. W. C. Bannerjee
C. Bipin Chandra Pal
D. None of these
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Ans: C

33 - Question

533. After the death of which one of the
following Roman kings was the trade conducted
more by barter than by coins on account of the
financial difficulties of the Roman Empire?
A. Nero
B. Augustus
C. Claudius
D. Pius
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Ans: A

34 - Question

534. Which among the following titles was/were
not assumed by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar?
1. Caliph 2. Ghazi
3. Imam 4. Mujahid
A. Only 1
B. 2, 3
C. 1, 2, 3
D. Only 2
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Ans: D

35 - Question

535. Arrange the following dynasties in their
correct chronological order, using the given
I. Shunga dynasty
II. Nanda dynasty
III. Haryanka dynasty
IV. Mauryan dynasty Codes:
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Ans: C

36 - Question

536. Who wrote 'Bihishti Zewar'?
A. Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
B. Ashraf Ali Thanavi
C. Altaf Hussain Hali
D. Mohammad Ali
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Ans: B

37 - Question

The Chauri-Chaura incident (during the
Non-Cooperation Movement) relates to
A. A major offensive by underground
B. Large scale looting of government property
by the Congress workers
C. The burning of a police post by a bomb
D. Massive police firing on unarmed Satyagrahis

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Ans: C

38 - Question

538. Montague - Chelmsford Reforms relate to
A. None of the above
B. Communalism
C. Dyarchy
D. Provincial autonomy
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Ans: C

39 - Question

539. The Doctrines of 'Non-Violence' and 'Civil
Disobedience' associated with Mahatma Gandhi
were influenced by the works of
A. Churchill-lrwin-Tolstoy
B. Thoreau-Humen-Shaw
C. Cripps-Tolstov-Howes
D. Ruskin-Tolstoy-Thoreau
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Ans: D

40 - Question

540. Which of the following statements was not
a feature of the Permanent Settlement Act?
A. One-sixth of the produce was given to the
B. Zamindars were made the legal proprietors of
C. The state was assured of a fixed income
D. Most landlords did not take interest in the
improvement of land
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Ans: A

41 - Question

541. In the interim government formed in 1946,
the Vice- President of the Executive Council was
A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B. C. Rajagopalachari
C. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
D. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Ans: D

42 - Question

542. Who said first : 'Swaraj is my birth right
and I shall have it'.
A. Lala Lajpat Rai
B. Sardar Patel
C. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D. M.K. Gandhi
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Ans: C

43 - Question

543. Consider the following statements
1. The last Mauryan ruler, Brihadratha was
assasinated by his commander-in-chief
Pushyamitra Sunga.
2. The last Sunga king, Devabhuti was
assasinated by his Brahman minister Vasudeva
Kanva who usurped the throne.
A. 2 only
B. 1 only
C. Neither 1 nor 2
D. Both 1 and 2
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Ans: D

44 - Question

544. With reference to Dhrupad, one of the
major traditions of India that has been kept alive
for centuries, which of the following statements
are correct?
1. Dhrupad originated and developed in the
Rajput kingdoms during the Mughal Period.
2. Dhrupad is primarily a devotional and
spiritual music.
3. Dhrupad Alap uses Sanskrit syllables from
Select the correct answer using the codes given
A. 2 and 3 only
B. None of the above is correct
C. 1, 2 and 3 only
D. 1 and 2 only
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Ans: A

45 - Question

545. Friedrich Max Muller brought out an
edited version of Rigveda in the 19th century. It
would have been almost impossible but for the
commentaries composed in Vijayanagar as late
as the 14th century A.D by:
A. Sayanacharya
B. Srinjaya Daivavata
C. Devasravas
D. None of the above
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Ans: A

46 - Question

546. Which of the following statement(s) is/ are
found to be correct?
I. Mughal rule under Jahangir was noted for
political stability brisk, economic activity,
beautiful paintings and monumental building.
II. Shahjahan, with his brilliant administrative
skills, came out successful against all the
adversities and went on to consolidate his
III. Shahjahan's reign is said to have marked the
pinnacle of the Mughal dynasty and empire in
terms of the promotion of art, culture and
A. I and II
B. I and III
C. II and III
D. I, II and III
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Ans: D

47 - Question

The leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha
(1928) was:
A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Vithalbhai J. Patel
C. Mahadev Desai
D. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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Ans: D

48 - Question

548. The Sard Act, 1930 provided -
1. Civil marriages
2. Penalisation for bigamy
3. Penalisation of parties to a marriage in which
the girl was below 14 years and the boy was
below 18 years of age.
4. Legalisation of inter-caste marriage.
A. 3 only
B. 1 and 2
C. 1, 3 and 4
D. 2 and 3
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Ans: A

49 - Question

549. Identify the Englishman, who gave all the
information about the 'Black-Hole Episode',
though in a single-sided way.
A. John Surman
B. Minchin
C. Stephenson
D. Holwell
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Ans: D

50 - Question

550. Consider the following statements
1. Rajputas came into existence before the
downfall of pratihara empire.
2. The Rajput rulers divided the kingdoms
among landed units calledJars.
3. Rajput women enjoyed the same position as
men. Which of the above is/are not correct?
A. Only 1
B. Only 2
C. Only 1 and 3
D. Only 2 and 3
View Answer
Ans: C

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