Quiz Set – 17


INDIAN History Quiz set series for All competitive exams General Knowledge Section.
Q161. The war of Kalinga was fought in the year
(a) 261 BC
(b) 270 BC
(c) 253 BC
(d) 242 BC

(a) 261 BC
Q162. Which one is the birthplace of the Gautama Buddha
(a) Kapilavastu
(b) Lumbini
(c) Kushinagar
(d) Sarnath

(b) Lumbini
Q163. Badami was the capital of which dynasty
(a) Chola dynasty
(b) Chalukya dynasty
(c) Pallava dynasty
(d) Varman dynasty

(b) Chalukya dynasty
Q164. Who was the founder of Pala dynasty in Kamrupa
(a) Brahma Pala
(b) Ratna Pala
(c) Indra Pala
(d) Jaya Pala

(a) Brahma Pala
Q165. Who was the first ruler in South India to issue gold coinage
(a) Rajaram
(b) Pulakeshi II
(c) Narasimhavarman I
(d) Vikramaditya II

(b) Pulakeshi II
Q166. Who was the author of Rajatarangini
(a) Kalhana
(b) Banabhatta
(c) Abhinavagupta
(d) Kalidas

(a) Kalhana
Q167. Which Viceroy of India had established the Department of Archaeology
(a) Canning
(b) Rippon
(c) Curzon
(d) Mayo

(c) Curzon
Q168. Who said this “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it”
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Lala Lajpat Rai
(c) Sardar Patel
(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Q169. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the founder of
(a) Brahmo Samaj
(b) Prathna Samaj
(c) Ram Krishna Mission
(d) Arya Samaj

(a) Brahmo Samaj
Q170. The only AICC session Mahatma Gandhi presided was held at
(a) Calcutta
(b) Belgaum
(c) Madras
(d) Lahore

(b) Belgaum