General Knowledge Quiz 211


The Battle of Plassey was fought in
(A) 1757
(B) 1782
(C) 1748
(D) 1764

Answer: 1757

The title 'Vikramaditya' was assumed by
(A) Harsha
(B) Chandragupta II
(C) Kanishka
(D) Samudragupta

Answer: Chandragupta II

The term 'Scheduled caste' was coined by-
(A) Simon Commission
(B) Gandhiji
(C) Government of India Act 1935
(D) Bhim Rao Ambedkar

Answer: Simon Commission

Which Indian freedom fighter was popularly called 'Mahamana' ?
(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(B) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
(C) Madan Mohan Malaviya
(D) Mahatma Gandhi

Answer: 1757

First Indo-Pak war was started in the year
(A) 1947
(B) 1948
(C) 1949
(D) 1950

Answer: 1947

First Afghan War took place in
(A) 1839
(B) 1840
(C) 1833
(D) 1848

Answer: 1839

Under Akbar, the Mir Bakshi was required to look after
(A) military affairs
(B) the state treasury
(C) the royal household
(D) the land revenue system

Answer: military affairs

Under the Nayankara system of Vijayanagar, lands were assigned to
(A) mathas for the maintenance of temples
(B) persons against annual tributes and military service
(C) Brahmins for charitable trusts
(D) women without any source of income

Answer: persons against annual tributes and military service

Vande Mataram was first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress in
(A) 1892
(B) 1896
(C) 1904
(D) 1886

Answer: 1896

The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of
(A) Sutlej and Beas
(B) Jhelum and Chenab
(C) Ravi and Chenab
(D) Ganga and Yamuna

Answer: Jhelum and Chenab