History Questions For RRB JE: Quiz 10

History Questions With Answers For RRB JE

1. Who was the founder of The Servants of India Society?
(a) G..K. Gokhale
(b) M.G. Ranade
(c) B.G. Tilak
(d) Bipin Chandra Pal

2. The monk who influenced Ashoka to embrace Buddhism was?
(a) Vishnu Gupta
(b) Upa Gupta
(c) Brahma Gupta
(d) Brihadratha

3. Harshvardhana was defeated by ?
(a) Prabhakaravardhana
(b) Pulakesin II
(c) Narasimhasvarma Pallava
(d) Sasanka

4. Which Governor General is associated with Doctrine of Lapse ?
(a) Lord Ripon
(b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) Lord Bentinck
(d) Lord Curzon

5. Simon Commission was boycotted by the nationalist leaders of India because:
(a) they felt that it was only an eyewash
(b) all the members of the Commission were English
(c) the members of the Commission were biased against India
(d) it did not meet the demands of the Indians

6. With which countries Indus people had trade relations?
(a) Mesopotamia and Afghanistan
(b) Sumerian and Central Asia
(c) Persia and Bahrain
(d) All of the above

7. The following dynasty which ruled Golconda from 1512 to 1591 is:
(a) Adil Shahi dynasty
(b) Qutub Shahi dynasty
(c) Ahmad Shahi dynasty
(d) None of the above

8. Brihadeeshwara Temple which is dedicated to shiva was built by ____________?
(a) Chandra guptas
(b) Raja Raja Chola III
(c) Raja Raja Chola I
(d) None of these

9. From 1337 to 1453, who were the main combatants in the Hundred Year’s War?
(a) Kingdom of Germany and Kingdom of France
(b) Kingdom of Germany and Kingdom of Italy
(c) Kingdom of France and Kingdom of Spain
(d) Kingdom of England and Kingdom of France

10. In 1831, electricity became viable for use in technology when ___________ created the electric dynamo.
(a) Benjamin Franklin
(b) Alessandro Volta
(c) Michael Faraday
(d) Thomas Edison

Answers

1. (d)
The Servants of India Society was formed in Pune, Maharashtra, on June 12, 1905 by Gopal Krishna Gokhale, who left the Deccan Education Society to form this association.

2. (b)
The monk who influenced Ashoka to embrace Buddhism was. Upagupta (c. 3rd Century BC) was a Buddhist monk

3. (b)
Pulakeshin II defeated Harsha on the banks of Narmada in the winter of 618-619 CE. Pulakeshin entered into a treaty with Harsha, with the Narmada River designated as the border between the Chalukya Empire and that of Harshavardhana.

4. (b)
The doctrine and its application were widely regarded by many Indians as illegitimate. The policy is most commonly associated with Lord Dalhousie, who was the Governor General of the East India Company in India between 1848 and 1856.

5. (b)
Simon Commission was boycotted by the nationalist leaders of India because all the members of the Commission were English.

6. (d)
Indus people’s main occupation was trade and they had trade relations with then existing civilizations Mesopotamia, Sumerian, Egyptian and Bahrain.

7. (b)
The Qutub Shahi dynasty (or Golconda Sultanate) was a territory in south India. They ruled Golconda from 1512 to 1591.

8. (c)
Brihadeeshwara Temple which is dedicated to shiva was built by Raja Raja Chola I. Brihadishvara Temple, also called Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyar Koyil, is a Hindu temple, located in the city of Thanjavur, about 350 kilometres southwest of Chennai.

9. (d)
The Hundred Years’ War (1337–1453) was a series of conflicts fought between England and France over succession to the French throne. It lasted 116 years and saw many major battles – from the battle of Crécy in 1346 to thebattle of Agincourt in 1415, which was a major English victory over the French.

10. (c)
In 1831 electricity became viable for use in technology when Michael Faraday created the electric dynamo (a crude power generator), which solved the problem of generating electric current in an ongoing and practical way.

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