History Quiz 1 (Railway, SSC, PSC)


**1. Chairperson of Chinese Communist Party_during liberation of China?

Mao Zedong

>Chinese Communist Revolution- led by Communist Party of China and Mao Zedong

>resulted in proclamation of the People's Republic of China, on 1 October 1949. _Revolution began in 1946.

**2.Which ruler_contemporary of Buddha?


**3. Sankhya- Kapila  

Nyaya darshana - Akshapada Gautama 

Lokayata - Charvak

>Samkhya or Sankhya _ one of the six āstika schools of Hindu philosophy.

>Charvaka, originally known as Lokāyata and Bārhaspatya.

**4. National Congress sanctioned the resolution named 'Quit India' at Bombay

>Quit India Movement or India August Movement _ launched at Bombay session of the All-India Congress Committee_ by Mahatma Gandhi on 8 August 1942



**1. Who _first propounded idea of Basic Education?

Mahatma Gandhi

>in 1937

**2. kingdom which first used elephants in wars?

3. Mohanjadaro

Largest building_"Great Granary".

>Most famous building_ Great Bath

>bronze figurine of a dancing girl

>seal with a picture suggesting Pashupati Mahadev

>figurine of a bearded man

>piece of woven cotton

4. Capital of Maharaja Ranjit Singh?


5. Members of Cabinet Mission

>Lord Pethick-Lawrence_ Secretary of State for India

>Sir Stafford Cripps _President of the Board of Trade

>A. V. Alexander 

# Lord Wavell _Viceroy of India, did not participate in every step but was present.

6. Why Congress leaders disappointed with Cripps Mission (1942)?

>they wanted full Independence rather than Dominion Status.

Lokhitavadi-- Gopal Hari Deshmukh _from Maharashtra



1. Buddhist vihara at Sanchi, _Great Stupa_ oldest stone structure in India.

>Raisen District

>built by_Ashoka

**2. Beared man in steatite image _found at Mohenjodaro.

3. Bal Gangadhar Tilak, & Gopal Krishna Gokhale.

Political guru_ Mahadev Govind Ranade 

4. Servants of India Society.

>Gopal Krishna Gokhale

>formed in Pune, Maharashtra, in 1905

5. Khalsa Panth _ Guru Gobind Singh.


# Sikh Gurus {1469- 1708}



*1. Fort of Lohagarh at Amritsar was built by
Gur Hargobind 

2. When Subhash Chandra Bose resigned_ Presidentship of INC_ the seat was offered to

Rajendra Prasad

>Subhas Chandra Bose (resigned) in 1939

*3. first Prime-Minister of England 
Robert Walpole

*4. Who founded_Republican Party of India?

B.R. Ambedkar

5. first postage stamp was issued in

Karachi in 1852.

6. Most important divinity of Rig Veda?

>second important divinity_Agni

7. By which Charter Act, East India Company's monopoly of trade with China came to an end?

Charter act of 1833

>Charter act of 1813 ended the monopoly of East India Company in India. 

>>however company’s monopoly in trade with china & trade in tea with India was kept intact.

8. policy of ‘Blood and Iron’_world history_19th century.


>for unification of Germany



**1. chronological order of following ‘Acharyas’?

Shankara (9th century)

Ramanuja (AD 1017 – 1137)

*Madhavacharya (AD 1238 – 1317)
Chaitanaya (AD 1486 – 1533) 

>Adi Shankra is honored as Jagadguru, a little that was used earlier only to lord Krishana.

2. Magna Carta of Indian Education?
Wood’s Dispatch

>an act of 1854
>presented by Sir Charles Wood 

>Woods was Secretary of State for India at that time.

>Universities at Calcutta, Bombay and Madras were opened for higher education.

*3. who obtained letters of investiture from Caliph (Khalifa) was-

{Shams-ud-din Iltutmish} was third ruler of Slave dynasty.

>Received Caliph's investiture.

>conquered Multan and Bengal,  also Ranathambhore and Siwalik.

*4. Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu~16th century.



'Chishti' order _founded by
Moinuddin Chishti 

Grand Trunk Road built by Sher Shah Suri connects 
>Lahore to Peshawar


Old NH 1 _ part of Grand Trunk Road. {linked New Delhi to Punjab}

East end~   Chittagong (Bangladesh)
West end~  Kabul, Afghanistan

**Which Brahamana says 'wife is half her husband’?
>Satapatha Brahamana

freedom fighter_died in jail due to hunger strike-

Jatindra Nath Das



1. First Defence Minister of India
Baldev Singh 

2. Which country_1st satellite for monitoring Greenhouse Gases

Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite (GOSAT)

3. Who_founded All India Muslim League (i.e. Muslim League) 
Aga Khan


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