1500+ Indian History GK Questions and World History GK Questions

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31. Which is the oldest religious text in the world ?

    A) Bible
    B) Rig Veda
    C) Ramayana
    D) Quran

Rig Veda is the oldest religious text in the world

32. Rig Veda is divided into how many Mandalas ?

    A) 10
    B) 5
    C) 8
    D) 1028

Rig Veda is divided into 10 Mandala and the third Mandala contains the Gayatri Mantra

33. Who gave the philosophy of Nyaya(analysis) ?

    A) Patanjali
    B) Panini
    C) Kapila
    D) Gautama

Aksapada Gautama gave the philosophy of Nyaya(analysis) and it is one of the six Hindu Philosophy

34. Who wrote Ashtadhyayi ?

    A) Kanaad
    B) Panini
    C) Kapila
    D) Jamini

Panini wrote Ashtadhyayi in the 4th Century BC on Vyakarana

35. Which Sikh Guru invented the Gurumukhi script for Punjabi Language ?

    A) Guru Angad
    B) Guru Nanak
    C) Guru Ramdas
    D) Guru Gobind Singh

Guru Angad(1539-52) invented the Gurumikhi script for Punjabi language

36. Where was Guru Gobind Singh born ?

    A) Bengal
    B) Punjab
    C) Patna
    D) Gujarat

Guru Gobind Singh(1675-1708) was born in Patna.

37. When was the Battle of Plassey fought ?

    A) 24th March 1757
    B) 23rd May 1757
    C) 27th May 1764
    D) 23rd June 1757

The Battle of Plassey was fought on 23rd June 1757 between the English and Siraj-ud-daula

38. When was the Battle of Buxar fought ?

    A) 22nd October 1764
    B) 13th April 1764
    C) 11th December 1764
    D) 29th January 1764

The Battle of Buxar was fought on 22nd October 1764 between alliance of Nawab of Awadh, Suja-ud-daula and Shah Alam II and The English or the British army

39. When was the Champaran Satyagraha held ?

    A) 1916
    B) 1917
    C) 1919
    D) 1921

The Champaran Satyagraha was held in the year 1917 against the Tinkathai System

40. Who was called ‘Zinda pir’ or the living saint ?

    A) Akbar
    B) Humayun
    C) Aurangzeb
    D) Babur

Aurangzeb was called as ‘Zinda pir’ or the living saint and he also took the title of ‘Alamgir’

41. When was the First Battle of Tarrain fought ?

    A) 1192
    B) 1194
    C) 1190
    D) 1191

The First Battle of Tarrain was fought in 1191 between the Ghori forces and Prithviraj

42. Who completed the construction of Qutub-Minar ?

    A) Qutubuddin Aibak
    B) Aram Shah
    C) Raziya Sultan
    D) Iltutmish

Iltutmish completed the construction of Qutub-Minar

43. Who founded the Nalanda University ?

    A) Kumargupta
    B) Skandgupta
    C) Chandragupta II
    D) Samudragupta

Kumargupta(AD 413-455) founded the Nalanda University

44. Who was the greatest ruler of Satvahanas ?

    A) Samudragupta
    B) Gautamiputra Stakarni
    C) Bindusar
    D) Vasudeva

Gautamiputra Satakarni(AD 106-130) was the greatest ruler of the the Satavahans dynasty

45. Who was contemporary to Gautam Buddha and Mahavir ?

    A) Chandragupta
    B) Ajatashatru
    C) Bimbisara
    D) Udayin

Bimbisara was contemporary to Gautam Buddha and Mahavir and he ws also the first king to have a standing army




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