Indian History GK Questions Answers – Abul Fazal killed by

Indian History GK – Welcome to! In today’s class we will discuss some Indian History GK questions and answers. These Indian History GK questions were collected from History topics like Gupta period, Indian national movement, Congress session, Muslim league, History battles, Medieval history, and others.

Indian History GK Questions Answers

# First Gupta ruler who was given the title ‘Param Bhagawata’?
Ans. Chandragupta II

# All India Muslim League founded in the year?
Ans. 1906

# Who elected as the permanent President of Muslim League in 1908?
Ans. Aga Khan

# Shivaji was crowned as the Chhatrapati in which year?
Ans. 1674

# Kamarup is an ancient name of which Indian state?
Ans. Assam

# Who presided the Congress Session at Calcutta in 1906?
Ans. Dada Bhai Naoroji

# Our National Anthem was first sung in?
Ans. December 27 1911 at Calcutta Congress Session

# Quit India Movement started in?
Ans. 1942 9th August

# Who is the founder of Haryanka Dynasty?
Ans. Bimbisara

# The rock-cut cave monuments of Ajanta Caves (Maharashtra) belongs to which religion?
Ans. Buddhism

# Salim Chishti Dargah situated in?
Ans. Fatehpur Sikri

# Who gave the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’?
Ans. Maulana Hasrat Mohani

# Who is known as the ‘Father of Indian Unrest’?
Ans. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

# Historian Abul Fazal was killed by?
Ans. Bir Singhdeo Bundela

# Angkor wat temple is located at?
Ans. Cambodia
* Its also the largest monument in the world (by land area)

# Founder of the Theosophical Society?
Ans. Madam Blavatsky (Helena Blavatsky)
* Founded in the year 1875

# The second Battle of Panipat was fought between?
Ans. Hemu vs. Akbar
* Won by Akbar
* It was fought on 5th November 1556

# Who was Akbar’s guardian teacher?
Ans. Bairam Khan

# Who built Jodhpur Fort?
Ans. Rao Jodha

# Banabhatta (a poet, great scholar, a writer) belongs to whose period?
Ans. Harsha vardhana

# The song “Vande Mataram” occurs in which book?
Ans. AnandMath

# Who built the Hampi Temple?
Ans. Lakkana Dandesha

# Who built Qutub Minar?
Ans. Qutubuddin Aibak
* Started by Qutubuddin Aibak and completed by Iltutmish

# ‘Harshacharita’ is the biography of?
Ans. Harsha vardhana
* Written by – Banabhatta

Indian History GK quiz

# Great granary was found in?
Ans. Mohenjodaro

# Dandi March movement started in?
Ans. 1930 12th March
* Also known as Salt March

# Who is the founder of the Indian National Army?
Ans. Mohan Singh
* August 1942
* Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was the Commander-in-chief (1943-1945)

# The Rigvedic Aryans lived in which part of India?
Ans. Sapta Sindhu

# The Bengali revolutionary newspaper Jugantar (Yugantar) was founded in the year?
Ans. 1906 in Calcutta
* Founded by – Barindra Kumar Ghosh, Abhinash Bhattacharya and Bhupendranath Dutt
* Bhupendranath Dutt was the First editor

# Six Granaries were found in?
Ans. Harappa

# Where did Mahatma Gandhi born?
Ans. Porbandar, Gujarat
* 2nd October 1869

# The famous freedom fighter from Bengal who died at the age of 18?
Ans. Khudiram Bose

# Who formed Indian National army in Singapore?
Ans. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

# Which period in history known as ‘Golden age period’?
Ans. Gupta empire period

# National Anthem was adopted by Constituent Assembly on?
Ans. 1950 24th January

# The Gupta period gold coins were known as?
Ans. Dinaras

# Who was given the title Amir-i-Akhbar?
Ans. Khondamir
* The title was given by Humayun

# Where is Jama Masjid located?
Ans. Delhi
* Built by – Shahjahan

Indian history GK questions answers

# Who is also known as Amitrochates?
Ans. Bindusara
* Other names of Bindusara – Amitraghāta, Amitrakhāda, Simhasena

# Servants of India society founded by?
Ans. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
* Founded in – 12 June 1905 at Pune, Maharashtra

# Who is the founder of Nanda dynasty?
Ans. Mahapadamananda

# Who was the daughter of Emperor Aurangzeb?
Ans. Zeb-un-nisa

# The Mughals imported fruits from?
Ans. Samarkand (now a city in Uzbekistan)
* The fruits were nuts, dried fruits, raisins, apricots, grapes, mellon, apple

# Who is also known as ‘Diamond of India’ and ‘Jewel of Maharashtra’?
Ans. Gokhale

# Who called Gokhale ‘Diamond of India’ and ‘Jewel of Maharashtra’?
Ans. Tilak

# The Mongols attacked India during the time period of?
Ans. Iltutmish

# The Mongols appeared for the 1st time on the bank of which river?
Ans. Indus river
* The came during the rule of Iltutmish

# The slogan “Swaraj is my birthright and I will have it” was given by?
Ans. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

# Who has written the book Indica?
Ans. Megasthenes
* Megasthenes was a greek writer and written about the Mauryas in the book Indica

# The famous ruler of ancient time who converted to Jainism at the end of his life?
Ans. Chandragupta

# Who has written the book Brihat Samhita?
Ans. Varahamihira

# In ancient India what was the capital of Chedi Mahajanapada?
Ans. Suktimati

# How many books (mandalas) are there in Rigveda samhita?
Ans. 10

# How many hymns are there in Rigveda samhita?
Ans. 1028 hymns

# Who was the chief nurse of Mughal emperor Akbar?
Ans. Maham Anga

# Jizya tax was abolished by?
Ans. Akbar

# Who started Jizya tax?
Ans. Ahmad shah

# Who was the founder of Home rule Movement?
Ans. Annie Besant
* Started in – 1916

# Other than Annie Besant who was a popular leader of the Home rule Movement?
Ans. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

# The battle of Khanwa was fought between?
Ans. Babur vs. Rajput forces
* The rajput forces was led by Rana Sanga of Mewar
* It was fought on 16 March 1527
* Babur won the battle

# Tulsidas was a contemporary of which ruler?
Ans. Akbar

# Who written Ramcharitmanas?
Ans. Tulsidas

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