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Online History Quiz Set No - 22

History questions have been taken from previous years questions paper of different competitive examinations such SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, CDS, NDA, State PSC, Railways, MAT, CAT, etc.

211) The first metal to be extensively used by the people in India was:
A) Bronze
B) Copper
C) Iron
D) Tin

212) The first Persian ruler who occupied part of Indian Territory was?
A) Xerxes
B) Darius I
C) Cambyses
D) Cyrus

213) The first political organisation established in India in 1838 was known as?
A) Zamindari Association
B) Settlers Association
C) British India Society
D) Bengal British India Society

214) The first postage stamp was issued in
A) Varanasi
B) Karachi
C) Allahabad
D) Mumbai

215) The first translator of Mahabharata into Tamil was?
A) Sundaramurthi
B) Bharavi
C) Perundevanar
D) Kamban

216) The foremost astronomer and mathematician of the Gupta period was:
A) Aryabhatta
B) Varahamihira
C) Brahmagupta
D) Banabhata

217) The foundation of modern education system in India was laid by?
A) Wood's Despatch of 1854
B) The Hunter Commission of 1882
C) Macaulay's Minutes of 1835
D) The Charter Act of 1813

218) The founder of Boy Scouts and Girl Guides movement was?
A) Juliette Low
B) Robert Baden-Powell
C) Charles Andrews
D) Robert Collin

219) The founder of Jainism was
A) Rishbha
B) Neminath
C) Parsavanatha
D) Vardhaman Mahavira

220) The fourth and the last Buddhist Council was convened by:
A) Ashoka
B) Menander
C) Kanishka
D) Harsha