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46. Who was the founder of The Tughlaq Dynasty ?

    A) Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
    B) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
    C) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
    D) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Shah-I

Ghazi Malik or Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq was the founder of Tughlaq dynasty or the dynasty of Qaraunah Turks

47. Who was the founder of Lodhi Dynasty in India ?

    A) Shikandar Lodhi
    B) Ibrahim Lodhi
    C) Bahlol Lodhi
    D) Daulat Khan Lodhi

Bahlol Lodhi was the founder of the Lodhi Dynasty in India

48. Who wrote the book Tughlaq Namah ?

    A) Jayadeva
    B) Firoz Shah
    C) Amir Khusro
    D) Ziauddin Barni

Amir Khusro wrote the book Tughlaq Namah. He was a Persian poet(AD 1253-1325) associated with royal courts of more than seven ruler of Delhi Sultanate

49. When was Awadh annexed owing to maladministration ?

    A) 1857
    B) 1856
    C) 1854
    D) 1852

Awadh(Lucknow) was anneed in 1856, on the charge of maladministration

50. Who introduced the permanent settlement of Bengal ?

    A) Lord Cornwallis
    B) Sir John Shore
    C) Lord William Bentinck
    D) Lord Dalhousie

Lord Cornwallis started the parmanet settlement of Bengal in 1793

51. Which one of them was also famous as Bengal Tiger ?

    A) Lord Wellesey
    B) Lord Cornwallis
    C) Lala Lajpat Rai
    D) Subhas Chandra Bose

Lord Wellesey was also famous as Bengal Tiger. In 1800 he set up Fort William College in Calcutta

52. The First meeting of INC was held at ?

    A) Pune
    B) Bombay
    C) Lahore
    D) Banaras

The first meeting of INC was organised by AO Hume on 28th December in 1885 in Bombay

53. When did the Partition of Bengal came into effect ?

    A) 1906
    B) 1902
    C) 1905
    D) 1910

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

54. When did the INC spilt into two groups i.e of Extremists and Moderates ?

    A) 1906
    B) 1907
    C) 1909
    D) 1929

The INC splited into two groups during the session at Surat in 1907. Extremists were led by Lal, Bal, Pal, while moderates by GK Gokhale

55. Who among the following was the founder of Ghadar Party ?

    A) Lala Lajpat Rai
    B) Mahatma Gandhi
    C) Lala Hardayal
    D) Tilak

Lala Hardayal was one of the founder of the Ghadar Party and the others where Taraknath Das and Sohan Singh Bakhna

56. When was the Rowlatt Act introduced ?

    A) 1921
    B) 1927
    C) 1913
    D) 1919

The Rowlatt Act was introduced in 1919 by the Sedition Committee headed by Justice Rowlatt

57. When was the First Round Table Conference held ?

    A) 1931
    B) 1932
    C) 1929
    D) 1930

The First Round Table Conference was held on 12th November, 1930

58. Whom Gandhiji regarded as his political guru ?

    A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    B) Rabindranath Tagore
    C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
    D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Gandhiji regarded Gopal Krishna Gokhale as his political guru.

59. Who embraced Buddhism at the end of his life ?

    A) Mahatma Gandhi
    B) BR Ambedkar
    C) Rajendra Prasad
    D) Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari

Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar[1891-1956] towards the end of his life embraced Buddhism

60. When was Rabindranath Tagore granted the Knighthood by the British Crown ?

    A) 1911
    B) 1919
    C) 1915
    D) 1913

In 1915, British Crown granted Rabindranath Tagore the Knighthood, which he renounced after the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre




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