Indian History - General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Indian History-General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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1. The kailashnath Temple at Ellora was constructed by 

    Ans : Rashtrakuta king Krishna


2. Who designed the Indian parliament Building ?

Ans : Herbert Bekar


3. Thukaram belonged to

    Ans : Maharashtra

4. Name the first king in the world who introduced prohibition

    Ans : Ashoka


5. Which country is called constitution Research Society?

   Ans : Greece


6. The custom of Johar prevailed among the women of 

    Ans : Rajputs


7. When did Alexander the great visited India?

    Ans : 326 BC


8. Indus valley civilization period was

    Ans : 3000-1500BC

9. Who were the architects of Indus Valley Civilization?

   Ans : Dravidans


10. Mohenjodaro and Harappa are now in 

    Ans : Pakistan

11. The oldest veda is ________ 

      Ans : Rig

12. Aryan's lived in

     Ans : South India

13. Where is "Bulandh Darwaza " situated ?

    Ans : Uttar Pradesh


14. The Dravidians worshipped

     Ans : Sakthi -ans


15. The staple food of Indus Valley people was

     Ans : Wheat and Barley

16. The brain trust of Chandra Gupta Maurya was

      Ans : Kautilya

17. The modern name for Pataliputra

      Ans : Patna


18. The city of modern Patna was founded by

      Ans :  Ajathasatru

19. The modern name for Panipat is

      Ans : Kurukshetra


20. Ashvagosha lived during the ________ period

      Ans : Kushana


21. Vikramaditya was

     Ans : Chandra Gupta II

22. Vathapi was the capital of the

     Ans : Chalukyas

23. Which battle in India gave superior status to the Britishers?

     Ans : Battle of Buxar

24. Who was defeated by Ghori Mohammed to conquer Delhi?

     Ans : Prithviraj


25. Who was known as the 'Whip of the God'?

     Ans : Chengizkhan