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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) In which session did Congress declared complete Independence (Poorna Swaraj) as its goal?
A) Lahore session held in 1929
B) Madras session held in 1927
C) Ahmedabad session held in 1921
D) Gaya session held in 1922

2) Mrs Annie Besant became the first woman President of the Indian National Congress in:
A) 1916
B) 1917
C) 1918
D) 1919

3) In which city Indian National Congress passed Quit India Resolution on August 8, 1942?
A) Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Kolkata
D) Gujarat

4) The philosophy propounded in the Upanishads is known as:
A) Advaita
B) Vedanta
C) Yoga
D) Samkhya

5) Who introduced the permanent settlement in Bengal?
A) Lord Cornwallis
B) Lord Dalhousie
C) Lord William Bentick
D) Lord Curzon

6) With whose permission did the English set up their first factory in Surat?
A) Jahangir
B) Aurangzeb
C) Shahjahan
D) Akbar

7) Who wrote the book Ashtadhyayi?
A) Panini
B) Katyayana
C) Jayadeva
D) Harsha

8) The Gandhara school of Art was influenced most by the?
A) Shakas
B) Kushanas
C) Greeks
D) Persians

9) The boycott of foreign cloth during the Non-cooperation Movement?
A) Had little impact on the economy
B) Caused a striking fall in the value of imports of foreign cloth in 1921-22
C) Made the government relax controls on exports of Indian goods
D) Was not agreeable to the masses

10) The Mansabdari system introduced by Akbar was borrowed from the system followed in?
A) Persia
B) Mongolia
C) Turkey
D) Istanbul

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