Important History Questions and Answers for TGT and PGT 2022
Today in this post we are going to provide you some questions related to history. If you are preparing for any competition, then you must practice these questions so that you can score good marks in these competitions. So let’s scroll down the page and increase your general knowledge by practicing many important questions.
*The correct answers are in red
Ques 1: Montagu-Chelmsford report formed the basis of _________?
- Government of India Act 1919*
- Indian Councils Act 1909
- Government of India Act 1935
- Indian Independence Act 1947
Ques 2: The play ‘Nildarpan’ is related to which of the following rebellions?
- Santhal Rebellion
- Pabna Riots
- Champaran Satyagraha
- Indigo rebellion*
Ques 3: Which of the following was the most important cause of social and religious reforms in the nineteenth century?
- scientific invention
- Western education and awakening*
- industrial Revolution
- influence of newspapers
Ques 4: Mahalwari system of revenue settlement was started by which of the following?
- North West Province*
Ques 5: Who among the following signed the Treaty of Bassein with the British East India Company in 1802?
- Baji Rao I
- Baji Rao II*
- Sultan Bahadur
- neither of the above
Ques 6: Chandrashekhar Azad was martyred on which of the following date?
- February 11, 1931
- February 27, 1931*
- April 13, 1931
- August 14, 1931
Ques 7: During the Revolt of 1857, who among the following was the Governor General of India?
- lord Elgin
- Lord Dalhousie
- Lord Canning*
- Lord Alborough
Ques 8: Who founded Vikramshila University?
Ques 9: Which of the following empires lasted the longest?
Ques 10: How many hymns are there in Rigveda?
Ques 11: In which of these states is Kalibanga located?
Ques 12: Which is the largest Indian site of Indus civilization?
Ques 13: From which site of the Indus Valley Civilization has the Proto Shiva seal been found?
Ques 14: Who founded Patliputra?
Ques 15: Which Mughal emperor was called Zinda Pir?
Ques 16: Where is the famous musician Tansen’s tomb located?
Ques 17: By what name is the district known in the Mughal administration?
Ques 18: Under whose direction was the Persian translation of Mahabharata done during Akbar’s time?
- Abul fazli
Ques 19: Where did Buddha get enlightenment?
- in Banaras
- in kushinagar
- in Sarnath
- in Bodhgaya*
Ques 20: The leaving of the house of Gautam Buddha is known as?
- Coronation- Dhrmabhishek
- Turning wheel- Dharmachkr Parivartan
- Grand eradication- Mahabhinishkarman*
Ques 21: Who fought the battle of Jhelum?
- Amir and Sindri
- Yodhe and Sikandar
- Ghananand and Sikandar
- Porush and Sikandar*
Ques 22: What was the name of Gautam Buddha’s mother?
Ques 23: Who was the first foreigner to invade India?
Ques 24: Who was the founder of Haryark dynasty?
Ques 25: What was the capital of Aang Mahajanapada?
Ques 26: The Independence Act of India was the result of which of the following scheme/agreement?
- Lucknow Pact
- Mountbatten plan*
- Delhi Manifesto
- Delhi Agreement
Ques 27: Who was the President of the Gaya session of the Indian National Congress held in 1922?
- SN Banerjee
- Dr Rajendra Prasad
- Hakim Ajmal Khan
- Chittaranjan Das*
Ques 28: Which of the following areas was not affected by the Revolt of 1857?
Ques 29: Who among the following established “Swadeshi Samaj” as one of his objectives of imparting education through Bengali language?
- Aurobindo Ghosh
- Surendra Nath Banerjee
- Satyendra Nath Tagore
- Rabindra Nath Tagore*
Ques 30: At which of the following places was the company’s first factory established in eastern India?
Ques 31: Which Act provided for separate representation of Presidency Corporations, Chambers of Commerce, Universities and Zamindars?
- GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ACT, 1919
- GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ACT, 1935*
- Indian Councils Act, 1909
- Neither of the above
Ques 32: During the freedom struggle, the first Provisional Government of India was established at _______?
Ques 33: Who among the following was the President of the Indian National Congress during the crucial talks with both the Cripps Mission and the Cabinet Mission?
- Jawaharlal Nehru
- Acharya JB Kriplani
- Purushottam Das Tandon
- Abul Kalam Azad*
Ques 34: Which of the following articles was adopted by the Constituent Assembly with the slogans of “Mahatma Gandhi ki Jai”?
- Article 39
- Article 14
- Article 17*
- Article 45
Ques 35: Who among the following is associated with the formation of the Indian National Society (1883)?
- Anand Mohan Bose
- Surendra Nath Banerjee
- CP Mudaliar
- Shrish Chandra Bose*
Ques 36: Who was the first Governor General of independent India?
- Lord Waveler
- Lord Mountbatten*
- General Kodandera Madappa
- Chakravarti Rajagopalachari
Ques 37: Which of the following leaders led the revolt of 1857 in Rewari (Haryana)?
- Deepuji Rana
- Surendra Sai
- Mulbagal Swami
- Rao Tularam*
Ques 38: Who among the following leaders led the revolt of 1857 in Sambalpur?
- Surendra sai*
- Devi Singh
- Sonaji Pant
- Kadam Singh
Ques 39: Who among the following leaders led the revolt of 1857 in Allahabad?
- Maulvi Ahmadullah
- Liaquat Ali*
- Birjis Qadir
- Khan Bahadur
Ques 40: In which year the Danish East India Company was formed?
Ques 41: In which year Landholders Society was established in India?
Ques 42: Who among the following founded the Depressed Classes Mission of India?
- Vitthal Ramji Shinde*
- Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
- Annabhau Sathe
- Shantabai Kamble
Ques 43: “Congress is really a civil war without arms”, who among the following made the above remarks regarding Congress?
- Lord dufferin
- Mohammad Ali Jinnah
- Syed Ahmed Khan*
- Lord Curzon
Ques 44: Who among the following assassinated Lieutenant Colonial Sir William Curzon Willey, Political ADC to the Secretary of State for India, in 1909, as one of the first acts of revolution in the Indian independence movement?
- Madan Lal Dhingra*
- Har Dayal
- Udham Singh
- Roshan Singh
Ques 45: In which of the following country “Subhash Chandra Bose” organized “Tiger Legion”?
Ques 46: Which of the following leaders raised their voice against the salt tax in the first session of the Indian National Congress in Bombay in 1885?
- Bhagwan Das
- W C Banerjee
- P Anand Charlu
- S A Saminath Iyer*
Ques 47: In which year was Dr. Rajendra Prasad awarded the Bharat Ratna Award?
Ques 48: Who among the following wrote the book “The Indian War of Independence” in response to the celebrations in Britain of the 50th anniversary of the Indian Rebellion of 1857?
- Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi
- Vinayak Damodar Savarkar*
- S Srinivasa Iyengar
- Madan Lal Dhingra
Ques 49: The main objective of developing the British India railway system was to facilitate traffic between
- Source of raw materials and production centers*
- Source of raw materials and export centers
- Source of raw materials and ports
- Source of raw materials and markets
Ques 50: Who among the following made English the official language in place of Persian language?
- Lord Macaulay
- Charles Wood
- Lord Curzon
- Lord William Bentinck*