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Online History Quiz Set No - 5

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.

41) By defeating Harshavardhana on the banks of river Narmada, which Chalukya ruler stopped him from expanding into south ?
A) Vikramaditya
B) Pulkesin II
C) Pulkesin I
D) Chandragupta Maurya

42) By what name is Krishna Dvaipayana, author of the epic Mahabharat, better known ?
A) Ved Vyas
B) Tulsidas
C) Ramanujacharya
D) Valmiki

43) By what name is spiritual guru Narendra Nath Datta, founder of Belur Math near Kolkata, better known ?
A) Swami Vivekanand
B) Ram Krishna Pramhansa
C) Swami Prabhupad
D) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

44) By which of the following Acts were the Commercial Rights of East India Company abolished?
A) Charter Act of 1813
B) Charter Act of 1853
C) Regulating Act of 1773
D) Charter Act of 1833

45) Cereal(s) grown by the people of the Harappan Civilisation was/were:
A) Wheat
B) Rice
C) Millet
D) All of these

46) Chandragupta Maurya built the first great empire in India with the help of?
A) Bindusara
B) Kautilya
C) Seleucus
D) Mahapadmananda

47) Chandragupta Maurya with the help of Chanakya decided to overthrow the Nandas because:
A) Chanakya had been humiliated by the Nandas
B) the Nandas were low-born
C) the Nandas had accumulated a great deal of wealth by extortion and oppression of the people
D) Chanakya wanted to restore the ideal of Kshatriya rule

48) Chankya was the chief advisor of which Mauryan ruler?
A) Kanishka
B) Ashoka
C) Harshvardhana
D) Chandragupta Maurya

49) Consider the following statements: 1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad persuaded Mahatma Gandhi to come in Champaran to investigate the problem of peasants. 2. Acharya J. B. Kriplani was one of the Mahatma Gandhi's colleagues in his Champaran investigation. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

50) Consider the following statements: 1. Raja Rammohun Roy was an advocate of ethical social reform, and political liberalism in India 2. He was the founder of Banaras Hindu University 3. He attacked the practice of Sati Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) only 1 and 3
D) 1, 2 and 3