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Online History Quiz Set No - 31

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.

301) The war criminals of the Second World War were put to trial in
A) Nuremburg
B) Peiter'sburg
C) Gettysburg
D) Peitsburg

302) The word 'Hindu' as reference to the people of Hind (India) was first used by?
A) The Romans
B) The Arabs
C) The Greeks
D) The Mongolian

303) The word 'Veda' has been derived from the root word 'Vid' which means:
A) Divinity
B) Sacredness
C) Doctrine
D) Knowledge

304) The writer of Tabqat-i-Nasiri was?
A) Abul Fazal
B) Berani
C) Nizamuddin
D) Minhaj-us-Siraj

305) The writer of the 'Kalpasutra' was?
A) Bhadrabahu
B) Simuka
C) Patanjali
D) Panini

306) There are only two known examples of cave paintings of the Gupta period in ancient India. One of these is paintings of Ajanta Caves. Where is the other surviving example of Gupta paintings?
A) Ellora Caves
B) Nasik caves
C) Bagh Caves
D) Ajanta Caves

307) This Vedic God was 'a breaker of the forts' and also a 'war god':
A) Indra
B) Yama
C) Maruti
D) Varuna

308) To commemorate the conquest of the Ranthambhor fort in Gujarat, which Mughal ruler built Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri?
A) Akbar
B) Jahangir
C) Babur
D) Aurangzeb

309) To propagate his Dhamma, Asoka used the services of?
A) Yuktas
B) Pradeshikas
C) Rajukas
D) All of these

310) To the Greeks, which Maurya ruler was known as 'Sandrokottos'?
A) Ashoka
B) Chandragupta Maurya
C) Dasaratha Maurya
D) Bindusara