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History General Knowledge Questions on Mughal Empire

History GK Questions on Mughal Empire

History General Knowledge Questions on Mughal Empire

1. What was the period of Mughal Empire rule in India?

Ans: 1526-1540 AD & 1555-1857 AD

2.  Who was the founder of the Mughal Empire?

Babur(1526 AD)

3. In which battle Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodhi?

First battle of panipat (1526 AD)

4. In which battle Babur defeated Rana Sanga of Mewar?

Battle of Khanwa

5. In which battle Babur defeated Medini Rai of Chanderi?

Battle of Chanderi(1528)

6. When did Babur die?

1530 at Agra

7. What is the name of Babur’s autobiography?

Tuzuk-i-Baburi

8. Tuzuk-I-Baburi is written in which language?

Turki

9. Who was the son and successor of Babur?

Humayun(1530-40 AD & 1555-56 AD)

10. Humayun came back to power in 1555 after the death of?

Sher Shah Suri

History General Knowledge Questions of Buddhism

History GK Questions of Buddhism

History General Knowledge Questions of Buddhism

1. Who was the founder of Buddhism?

Gautam Buddha

2. Gautam Buddha was born in?

563 BC

3. Where was Gautam Buddha born?

Lumbinivana in Kapilavastu (Nepal)

4. Who was the father of Gautam Buddha?

Shuddhodhana (King of kapilvastu)

5. Who was the mother of Gautam Buddha?

Mahamaya ( Kosala princess)

6. Who was the wife of Gautam Buddha?

Yasodhara (Kolli princess)

7. Who was the first teacher of Gautam Buddha, who taught him meditation?

Alara Kalama ( Sankhya Pjilosopher) 

8. Gautam Buddha attained Nirvana at the age of?

35

9. Where did Gautam Buddha attained Nirwana (ENlightenment)?

Uruvella (Bodh Gaya) on bank of river Niranjana

10. Where did Gautam Buddha delivered his first sermon?

Sarnath

History General Knowledge Questions of Popular Movements

History GK Questions of Popular Movements

History General Knowledge Questions of Popular Movements

1. Who was the founder of Atmiya Sabha at Calcutta in 1815 AD?

Rammohan Roy

2. Who was the founder of Brahmo Samaj in 1828 AD?

Rammohan Roy

3. Who was the founder of Dharma Sabha at Calcutta in 1829 AD?

Radhakant Dev

4. Who was the founder of Paramhansa Mandli at Bombay in 1849 AD?

Dadoba Pandurang

5. Who was the founder of Radha Swami Satsang at Agra in  AD?

Tulsi Ram

6. Who was the founder of Theosophical Society in New York (USA) in 1875 AD?

Madam H.P. Blavatsky & Col.H.S.Olcott

7. Who was the founder of the Indian National Conference at Bombay in 1887 AD?

M.G. Ranade

8. Who was the founder of Nadwah-ul-Ulama at Lucknow in 1894 AD?

Malana Shibli Numani

9. Who was the founder of Ramakrishna Mission at Belur in 1897 AD?

Swami Vivekanand

10. Who was the founder of the Social Service League at Bombay in 1911?

N.M. Joshi

History General Knowledge Questions of Indian National Movement

History GK Questions of Indian National Movement

History General Knowledge Questions of Indian National Movement

1. What was the duration of the Moderate Phase of the Indian National Movement?

1885-1905

2. Who founded the British India Society in London in 1839?

William Adam

3. Who founded the British India Association( Merge of Landholders Society and British India Society) at Calcutta in 1851?

Devendra Nath Tagore

4. Who founded Bobay Association at Bombay in 1852?

Jagannath Shanker Sheth

5. Who founded the East India Association in London in 1866?

Dadabhai Naoroji

6. Who launched newspapers Kesari (in Marathi) & Maratha ( in English)?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

7. Who organized the Ganpati festival (1893) & the Shivaji festival (1895)?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

8. Bal Gangadar Tilak was deported to?

Mandlay Jail(Burma)

9. Who founded National School at Lahore?

Lala Lajpat Rai

10. Lala Lajpat Rai was brutally assaulted, which led to his demise, while?

Boycotting Simon Commission at Lahore

History General Knowledge Questions of The Vedic Age

History Gk Questions of The Vedic Age

History General Knowledge Questions of The Vedic Age

1. Who said that Aryans were natives of Central Asia?

Max Muller

2. According to whom the Aryans belonged to the Arctic region?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

3. Which are the four literary productions of Vedic literature?

Vedas, Brahmans, Aranyakas, Upanishads

4. Vedic literature is also known as?

Shruti

5. What are the names of four Vedas?

Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda, Atharva Veda

6. Which is the oldest Veda?

Rig Veda

7. How many hymns are there in Rig Veda?

1028

8. Rig Veda is divided into how many Manadals?

10

9. Hymns of Sama Veda are taken from?

Rig Veda ( except 75 hymns)

10. Which Veda text explains the hymns of Vedas?

Brahmans

History General Knowledge Questions of Governer Generals

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History General Knowledge Questions of The Vedic Age

1. Who was the governor of Bengal from 1772-1774?

Warren Hastings

2. After the enactment of regulating act of 1773 Governor or Bengal came to be known as?

Governor General of Bengal

3. Warren Hasting was Governor-General of Bengal during?

1774-1785

4. Who was the first Governor-General of Bengal?

Warren Hasting

5. During the Governor Generalship of Warren Hasting the treasury was transferred from Murshidabad to?

Calcutta

6. Supreme court was set up at Calcutta in 1774 during the governor generalship of?

Warren hasting

7. Warren Hasting sold districts of Allahabad and kora to?

Nawab of Awadh

8. Picts India act of  1784 came during the governor generalship of?

Warren Hasting

9. Asiatic Society of Bengal was founded by?

William Jones in 1784

10. Lord Cornwallis was Governor-General of Bengal during?

1786-93

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