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Online History Quiz Set No - 26

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.

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

252) The master stroke of Lord Wellesley to establish British paramountcy in India was:
A) Doctrine of Lapse
B) Subsidiary Alliance
C) Annexation of Indian States
D) None of these

253) The most common animal figure found at all the Harappan sites is:
A) unihorn bull
B) cow
C) bull
D) tiger

254) The mother of Vardhamana Mahavira was a:
A) Lichavi Princess
B) Maurya Princess
C) Saka Princess
D) Not a member of the royal family

255) The name Buddha means:
A) enlightened
B) learned
C) divine
D) sacred

256) The name by which Ashoka is generally referred to in his inscriptions is?
A) Dharmakirti
B) Priyadarsi
C) Chakravarti
D) Dharmadeva

257) 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

258) The name of the poet Kalidas is mentioned in the?
A) Hanumakonda inscription
B) Alapadu grant
C) Aihole inscription
D) Allahabad pillar inscription

259) The Nanda dynasty was established by:
A) Vasudeva
B) Kharavela
C) Mahapadma
D) Pushyamitra

260) The Non-Cooperation Movement was suspended in February 1922 on account of:
A) the Chauri Chaura incident
B) Hindu Muslim riots
C) arrest of Gandhiji and his imprisonment for six years
D) All of these