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Questions related to Indian History are an indispensable part of every competitive examinations conducted by SSC, UPSC, PSC, LIC, GIC, Railways, IBPS, etc. The main objective of these questions is to test the candidate's knowledge in Indian History. For this purpose we have provided more than 500 objective Indian History questions with answers for the candidates to enhance their knowledge in this area. All these questions had already been asked in various competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC TAX ASSISTANT, UPSC, BANK CLERK, BANK PO, CDS, NDA, CPO, PSC, LIC, GIC, RAILWAYS, etc.

Take 10 Questions Online Quiz on Indian History below:

1) The key leaders of Khilafat Movement were?
A) Mohammad Ali and Shaukat Ali
B) Muhammad Iqbal and Salimullah Khan
C) Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Sikandar Hayat Khan
D) Syed Ahmad Khan and Agha khan

2) The first Buddhist Sangeeti (conference) was held at?
A) Rajgriha
B) Pataliputra
C) Kashmir
D) Vaishali

3) Which of the following objects was not worshipped by the Indus valley people?
A) Mother Goddess
B) Pashupati Shiva
C) Trees such as Peepal and Acacia
D) Trimurti

4) Which freedom fighter is also known as Lokmanya?
A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B) Lala Lajpat Rai
C) Gopal Krishan Gokhle
D) Sardar Patel

5) Who is the only person to be honoured with both 'Bharat Ratna' and 'Nishan-e-Pakistan', the highest civilian awards of India and Pakistan respectively ?
A) Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
B) Morarji Desai
C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
D) Mohammed Iqbal

6) The Name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an act of parliament in
A) 1973
B) 1970
C) 1971
D) 1972

7) Krishnadevaraya built the Krishnaswami temple in Hampi, which is situated in the present state of ?
A) Tamilnadu
B) Karnataka
C) Maharashtra
D) Andhra Pradesh

8) The Vedic economy was based on:
A) trade and commerce
B) crafts and industries
C) agriculture and cattle rearing
D) All of these

9) The famous Mehrauli Iron Pillar inscription describes the conquest of:
A) Samudragupta
B) Chandragupta II
C) Chandragupta Maurya
D) Asoka

10) Shahjahan built the Moti Masjid at
A) Delhi
B) Jaipur
C) Agra
D) Amarkot