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HISTORY QUIZ -PSC-Solved Questions-Questions asked From History in PSC Exams 1 Swadeshi Movement was started in the year?

1905 2 Who was the heroine of Quit India Movement? Aruna Asaf Ali 3 Gandhiji started his Dhandi march from Sabarmathi 4 Who is considered as the father of History? Herodotus 5 Vaso-da-Gama disovered India in the year 1498 6 "The King of England who signed ""Magna Carta"" was" King John II 7 Who was the first leader of All India Trade Union Congress(AITUC)? Subhash Chandra Bose 8 "Who was known as ""Man of Destiny"" ?" Napolean Bonapart 9 Which colour was commonly used in Harappan Pottery? Red 10 The Indian freedom fighter who was known as 'Frontier Gandhi' is Khan Abdul Gafar Khan 11 Tansen ,a great musician of his times, was in the Court of Akbar 12 Suez Canal was opened for traffic in the year 1869 13 """Ballot is stronger than the Bullet"" Who said this?" Abraham Lincoln 14 The first Olympic games was held in 776 BC 15 The All India Muslim League was formed in 1906 at Dhaka 16 Ankar Vat is a temple in Combodia 17 John. F.Kennedy was killed in the year 1963 18 The Congress party was formally split into extrimists and moderates at the Surat session of 1907

19 Indian National Army fought Second World War against British 20 Modern Olympic games started in 1896 in Athens 21 Which of the following dynastics was ruling over north India at the time of Alexander's invasion ? Nanda 22 The year in which Second World War started 1939 23 Burma, presently Myanmar was separated from British India in the year 1935 24 Who was the designer of the Statue of Liberty in USA ? Fredric Auguste 25 First common wealth was held at Hamilton(Canada) 26 The fifth story of Qutabminar was added by which King Firos sha Tuglaque 27 French revolution began in the year 1789 28 Sanchi portrays the art and sculpture of the Budhists 29 The 'Master of Greek Comedy' is Aristophanes 30 The only women ruler of Delhi Sultanate Raziya Sultana was the daughter of Ilthumish 31 Where is Black Pagoda Konark 32 """Ashta Pradhan"" adorned the court of" Shivaji 33 Beginning of Saka Era 78 AD 34 Indian Association was founded by Surendranath Banerjee 35 Holly book of Judans The Toras 36 The year in which the ship Titanic sank 1912

37 Israel came into existence in the year 1948 38 Who was the founder of city of 'Amritsar' ? Guru Ramdas 39 Founder of Arya Samaj was Dayananda Saraswathi 40 The word 'Hindu'as reference to the people of India was first used by The Arabs 41 The Civilization which developed on the banks of the river Tiber is known as Roman 42 In which year was Jesus Christ born ? BC 4 43 From which country did Fascist party originate Italy 44 The Harappan Civilization was discovered in the year 1921 45 "The ""East India Company was founded in India durinhg the reighn of" Akbar 46 Russian revolution took place in the year 1917 47.Who is the father of Indian Renaissance ? Raja Ram MohanRay 48.First Deputy Prime Minister of India ? Sardar Vallabhai Patel 49.Who was the First Prime Minister of India to face the No-Confidence Motion ? Jawahar Lal Nehru 50.Who was the last Viceroy of British India ? Lord Canning

1. Indian National Congress formed in 1885 during the Governor General ship of? Lord Dufferin 2. First Woman president of Indian National Congress? Annie Besant (1917) 3. Who was the first Muslim president of Indian National Congress Badruddin Tyabjee 4. Indian National Congress held its first session in 1885 at? Gokul Das Tejpal Sanskrit College, Bombay 5. What does the Saffron colour in our National Flag stand for? Renunciation (Sacrifice) 6. The first session of Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of? W.C.Banerjee 7. When did the First war of Independence start? 1857 May 10 8. When was the Quit India movement started? 1942 August 8 at Bombay 9. Who was the founder of Indian National Congress? A.O.Hume(Allan Octavian Hume) 10. Who said Swaraj is my birth right and I must have it? Bal Gangadhar Tilak 11. Jalianwala Bagh Massacre took place in the city of? Amritsar, April 13, 1919 12. Mahatma Gandhi was referred to as the Father of the Nation first by? Subhash Chandra Bose 13. Who composed the famous patriotic song Sare Jahamse Acha? Mohammed Iqbal 14. When was the Dandi March started?

March 12, 1930 15. Who commented The Cripps Mission was a post dated cheque drawn on a crashing bank? Mahatma Gandhi 16. A resolution asking complete independence (Poorna Swaraj") for India was moved at which session of Indian National Congress? Lahore session (1929) under the presidency of Jawaharlal Nehru 17. Who was the president of Indian National Congress at the time of Indian Independence? Acharya Kripalani 18. Who was the president of Indian National Congress at the time of Gandhi-Irwin pact in Mar 5, 1931? Jawaharlal Nehru 19. Which was the summer capital of India during the British rule? Simla 20. Vanar Sena which participated in freedom struggle of India was led by? Indira Gandhi 21. Simon commission came to India in? 1928 22. First Round Table Conference held in England in ? 1930. Second in 1931, third in 1932 23. First Indian Woman president of Indian National Congress? Sarojini Naidu(1925) 24. The Indian National Congress split into two groups; extremists and moderates, at the Surat session in the year ? 1907 Extremists were led by Bal, Pal, Lal while the moderates by G.K.Gokhale. 25. In the year 1919, the British Government passed a new rule under which the Government had the authority and power to arrest people and keep them in prisons without any trial if they are suspected with the charge of terrorism. Which is that rule? Rowlatt Act

26. Who started the Hindustan Socialist republican Association in 1928? Chandra Sekhar Asad 27. Who represented Indian National Congress in the second round table conference in 1931? Mahatma Gandhi 28. The national leader of India who participated in all of the three round table conferences? B.R.Ambedkar 29. Who is the founder of Forward Block formed in 1939? Subhash Chandra Bose 30. Subhash Chandra Bose was referred to as the Nethaji first by? Mahatma Gandhi 31. Indian Independence Act passed in the British Parliament in? 1947 July 1 32. Cabinet Mission came to India in the year? 1946 33. Indias National Anthem Janaganamana first sung in? 1911 December 27 at Calcutta session of Indian National Congress 34. Indias National Song Vandematharam first sung in? 1896 at Calcutta 35. Gandhiji was referred to as the Mahatma first by? Ravindra Nath Tagore 36. Prime minister of Britain when India got Independence? Clement Attlee (Labor Party) 37. Who was the leader of Bardoli Satyagrah of 1928?

Sardar Vallabhai Patel 38. How many followers of Gandhiji participated in Dandi March? 78 39. Chauri Chaura massacre took place in? 1922 in Utharpradesh 40. Gandhiji became the president of Indian National Congress in? 1924 at the Belgaum session of Indian National Congress 41. First elected president of Indian National Congress? Subhash Chandra Bose (1939) 42. First foreign president of Indian National Congress? George Yule 43. How many members participated in the first meeting of Indian National Congress? 72 44. Which was the most decisive war that marked the initiation of British rule in India? Battle of Plassey The battle occurred on June 23, 1757 at Palashi of Murshidabad, on the bank of Bhagirathi River 45. Who is known as the Heroine of Quit India Movement ? Aruna Asaf Ali 46. The Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms introduced by the British Government in India to introduce self-governing institutions gradually to India in the year? 1919 47. In which year, Indian National Congress celebrated Independence Day for the fist time? 1930 January 26 48. Who set up the Swaraj Party in 1922? C.R.Das and Moti Lal Nehru

49. Who presided over congress sessions three times? Dada Bhai Naoroji 50. At which place did the British Government arrest Gandhiji for sedition for the first time? Ahmedabad