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Indian History GK Questions & Answers

Ancient Indian History GK Quiz 

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Indian History GK Questions & Answers for Competitive Exam

151. Who was the first Viceroy of India?
Ans: Lord Canning

152. Who introduced The Vernacular Press Act to curb the freedom of Indian Press?
Ans: Lord Litton

153. Who abolished the Vernacular Press Act and introduced Illbert Bill?
Ans: Lord Ripon

154. Who was responsible for the partition of Bengal into East and West Bengal in 1905?
Ans: Lord Curzon

155. In which year Delhi was made capital of India in place of Calcutta?
Ans: 1911

156. Which emperor built the famous Grant Trunk Road from Peshawar to Calcutta?
Ans: Sher Shah Suri

157. Buland Darwaja at Fatehpur Sikri near Agra was built by?
Ans: Akbar

158. In which year Vasco-de-gama discovered the sea route to India?
Ans: 1498

159. East India Company of England came to India in?
Ans: 1602

160. In which year Captain Hawkin of East India Company came to the court of emperor Jehangir?
Ans: 1608

161. In 1613 East India Company established its first factory in India at?
Ans: Surat

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162. Under whose leadership East India Company defeated Siraj-ud-Daulah, the Nawab of Bengal in the battle of Plassey in the year 1757?
Ans: Lord Clive

163. In which decisive battle the English defeated the French and ended the French rule in India?
Ans: Battle of Wandiwash in 1760

164. Under whose leadership the English army defeated the joint army of Mir Qasim, Siraj-ud-Daulah and Shah Alam II?
Ans: Captain Hector Munro in the Battle of Buxar (1764)

165. Who was the first Governor General of Bengal?
Ans: Warren Hastings

166. Kalibangan in Rajasthan, Lothal in Gujarat, Ropar in Punjab and Mohenjodaro in Pakistan are important sites of which ancient civilization?
Ans: Indus Valley Civilization.

167. Which ancient civilization existed between 2350 BC and 1750 BC?
Ans: Indus Valley Civilization.

168. Vedic period existed between?
Ans: 1500 and 600 BC

169. The four vedas are?
Ans: Rig veda, Sam veda, Yajur veda and Atharva veda.

170. 'Satyameva Jayate' is taken from?
Ans: Mundaka Upanishad.

171. Name the Kshatriya Prince who later came to be known as 'Buddha'?
Ans: Siddhartha.

172. Where was Gautam Buddha born in the year 567 BC?
Ans: Lumbini in Kapilavastu (Nepal).

173. Where did Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment?
Ans: under pipal tree at Bodh Gaya.

174. Where did Gautam Buddha delivered his first sermon?
Ans: Sarnath in U.P.

175. Where did Gautam Buddha died?
Ans: Kushinagar in U.P.

176. The religious book of Buddhism is?
Ans: Triptikas.

177. Where was Vardhamana Mahavira born?
Ans: Kundagrama in 540 BC.

178. Vardhamana Mahavira died at?
Ans: Pavapuri (present day Bihar).

179. Religious book of Jainism?
Ans: Agam (in pali language).

180. Triratna concept (right knowledge, right faith and right conduct) are major teachings of?
Ans: Jainism. 

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