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Assamese G.K. – Indian Culture and History MCQ

Assamese G.K. – Indian Culture and History MCQ. Most importsnt qustions that are common in almost all competitive examinations are discussed in this article.

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Assamese G.K. – Indian Culture and History MCQ

101. The Sepoy mutiny took place –

(a) 1856

(6) 1857

(c) 1858

(d) 1855s

Ans. (b) 1857

102. When did Cabinet Mission come to India?-

(a) March 1944

(b) March 1945

(c) March 1946

(d) March 1947

Ans. (c) March 1946

103. Who is known as ‘Lok Nayak?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Subhash Chandra Bose

(c) Jai Prakash Narayan

(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Ans. (c) Jai Prakash Narayan

104. The Civil Disobedience Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi in

(a) 1928

(b) 1930

(c) 1931

(d) 1922

Ans. (b) 1930

105. The Simon Commission was appointed when?

(a) Irwin was the Viceroy of India

(b) Labour Party had an office in Britain

(c) Birkhead was the British PM

(d) None of these

Ans. (a) Irwin was the Viceroy of India

106 Who was the First Woman President of the Indian National Congress?

(a) Annie Besant

(b) Aruna Asaf Ali

(C)Sarojini Naidu

(d) Vijayalakshmi Pandit

Ans. Annie Besant

107. Siraj-ud-daulah was defeated by Lord Clive in-

(a) Battle of Plassey

(b) Battle of Buxar

(c) Battle of Panipat

(d) Battle of Wandiwash

(a) Battle of Plassey

108. Who is rightly called the “Father of Local Self Government” in India?

(a) Lord Mayo

(b) Lord Ripon

(c) Lord Curzon

(d) Lord Clive

Ans. Lord Mayo

109. The first battle of Panipat was fought between

(a) Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi

(b) Akbar and Ibrahim Lodhi

(c) Humayun and Ibrahim Lodhi

(d) None of these

Ans. Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi

110. The second battle of Panipat was fought between

(a) Babur and Hem Chandra Vikramaditya  

(b) Akbar and Hem Chandra Vikramaditya

(c) Humayun and Hem Chandra Vikramaditya

(d) None of these

Ans:  Akbar and Hem Chandra Vikramaditya

111. The third battle of Panipat was fought between

(a) Maratha Empire and Durrani Afghan Empire

(6) English Empire and Durrani Afghan Empire

(c) Mughal Empire and Durrani Afghan Empiree

(d) None of these

Ans: Maratha Empire and Durrani Afghan

112. Todar Mal was associated with

(a) music

(b) literature


(d) laws

Ans.  finance

113. Tipu sultan was the ruler of

(a) Hyderabad

(b) Madurai

(c) Mysore

(d) Vijayanagar

Ans.  Mysore

114. The transfer of capital of British India from Calcutta to Delhi was

affected during the period of

(a) Lord Minto

(b) Lord Hardinge

(c) Lord Chelmsford

(d) Lord Reading

Ans. Lord Hardinge

115. Bengal was portioned in the year-

(a) 1908

(b) 1905

(c) 1906

(d) 1907

Ans. 1905

116. Rabindranath Tagore was born in

(a) 1863

(b) 1860

(c) 1861

(d) 1862

Ans.  1861

117. The first railway line in India was started in the year

(a) 1853

(b) 1850

(c) 1840

(d) 1890

Ans.  1853

118. Under whose leadership was the all India Muslim League set up?

(a) Mohammed Ali Jinnah

(b) Sayid Ahmed Khan

(c) Aga Khan

(d) All of the above

(e) None of the above

Ans. Aga Khan

119. Whose Birthday is celebrated as Children’s Day in India?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Jawaharlal Nehru

(c) Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Assamese G.K. – Indian Culture and History MCQ

(d) Zakir Hussain

Ans. Jawaharlal Nehru

120. Whose Birthday is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b)Jawaharlal Nehru

(c) Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan

(d) Zakir Hussain

Ans. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan

121. The Upanishads are

(a) a source of Hindu philosophy

(b) books of ancient Hindu laws

(c) books on social behavior of man

(d) prayers to God 

Ans. (a) a source of Hindu philosophy 

122. Where was Ashoka born?

(a) Kalinga

(b) Pataliputra

(c) Dwarka

(d) Taxila amit a)an

Ans. (b) Pataliputra

123. Where is Red Fort?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Allahabad

(d) Agra

d) Kanpur

Ans. New Delhi

124. Where is Taj Mahal?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Allahabad

(d) Agra

(d) Kanpur

Ans. Agra

125. Where is India Gate ?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Allahabad

(c) Agra

(d) Kanpur

Ans. New Delhi

126. Where is Gateway of India ?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Mumbai

(c) Agra

(d) Kolkata

Ans.(b) Mumbai

127. Where is Victoria Memorial ?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Mumbai

(d) Agra

(d) Kolkata

Ans. Kolkata

128. During whose reign, the historic Red Fort was constructed?

(a) Akbar

(b) Humayun

(c) Shah Jahan

(d) Jahangir

Ans. Shah Jahan

129. During whose reign, the historic Taj Mahal was constructed?

(a) Akbar

(b) Humayun

(c)Shah Jahan

(d) Jahangir

Ans. Shah Jahan

আপুনি যদি আমাৰ পেজ পঢ়ি ভাল পাইছে তেন্তে আমাৰ ‘নিউজলেটাৰ চাবস্ক্রাইব কৰক। নতুবা আমাৰ ‘ফেচবুক পৃষ্ঠা’ অনুসৰণ কৰক বা “টেলিগ্রাম চেনেল” ত জইন হওক “ইউটিউব চেনেল চাবস্ক্রাইব’ কৰক ।

130. Where is the historic Howrah Bridge?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Mumbai

(d) Agra

(d) Kolkata

Ans. Kolkata

131. Where is the historic Qutb Minar?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Allahabad

(c) Agra

(d) Kolkata

Ans. New Delhi

132. Where is Sun Temple located?

(a) Belgam

(a) Konark

(c) Sambalpur

(d) Rourkela

Ans. (a) Konark

133. Where is located Jantar Mantar in India?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Hyderabad

(c) Rajastan

(d) Jammu & Kashmir

Ans. New Delhi

134. Where is located ‘Shershah Suri’s Tomb in India?

(b) Assam

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Bihar

Ans. (c) Bihar

135. Who is the founder of the Maratha empire?

(a) Sambhaji

(b) Shivaji

(c) Rajaram

(d) Santajii

Ans. Shivaji

136. Where is the historic Jallianwala Bagh?

(a) Chandigarh

(b) Ludhiana

(c) Mohali

(d) Amritsar

Ans. Amritsar

137. Where is the historic Golden Temple ?

(a) Amritsar

(b) Chandigarh

(c) Ludhiana

(d) Mohali

Ans. Amritsar

138. Which is the first colour movie produced in India ?

(a) Madhumati

(b) Mughal-e-Azam

(c) Kishan Kanya

(d) Do Bigha Zameen

Ans.  Kishan Kanya

139. Who created the Fictional character Feluda?

(a) Satyajit Ray

(b) Bimal Roy

(c) Dada Saheb Phalke

(d) None of them

Ans. Satyajit Ray

140. The transfer of capital of British India from Calcutta to Delhi was affected during the period of

(a) Lord Minto

(b) Lord Hardinge

(c) Lord Chelmsford

(d) Lord Reading

Ans. Lord Hardinge

141. The Archaeological Survey of India was established in the period of

(a) Warren Hastings

(b) Lord Wellesley

(c) Lord Curzon S

(d) Lord William Bentinck

Ans. (c) Lord Curzon

142. The famous Jagannath Temple is in

(a) Cuttack

(b) Puri

(c) Bhubaneswar

(d) None of these

Ans. Puri

143. Who among the following attended all the Three Round Table Conferences?

(a) Bhimrao Ambedkar

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Vallabhbhai Patel

(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Ans. Bhimrao Ambedkar

144. Who was the President of the Flag Committee?

(a) Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani

(b) Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

(c) Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi

(d) D.P. Khetan

Ans. Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani

145. After returning from South Africa, Gandhiji launched his first successful Satyagraha in

(a) Chauri Chaura

(b) Champaran


(d) Dandi

Ans.(b) Champaran

146. Who was the Commander-in-Chief of INA before Subhash Chandra Bose?

(a) Captain Mohan Singh

(b) Gyani Pritam Singh

(c) Major Fuzihara

(d) Captain Suraj Mal

Ans. Captain Mohan Singh

147. Bal Gangadhar Tilak was given the epithet LokManya’ during

(a) Revolutionary Movement

(b) Swadeshi Movement

(c) Home Rule Movement

(d) Quit India Movement

Ans. Home Rule Movement

148. The leader of Bardoli Satyagrah was

(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Lala Lajpat Rai

(c) Mahadev Desai

(d) Vallabhbhai Patel

Ans. Vallabhbhai Patel

149. Which one of the following parties was in power in UK when India

got Independence?

(a) Conservative Party

(b) Labour Party

(c)Liberal Party  

(d) Socialist Party

Ans. Labour Party

150. Who hailed Gandhi’s call for ‘Quit India’ as an ‘Epic Movement?

(a) Jai Prakash Narayan

(b) Ram Manohar Lohia

(c) Subhash Chandra Bose

(d) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

Ans. Subhash Chandra Bose

151. Who, among the following, was aided and counseled by his chief minister Kautilya?

(a) Chandragupta Maurya

(b) Vikramaditya

(d) Bindusara

(c) Ashoka

Ans. Chandragupta Maurya

152. What was the capital of Maurya Empire?

(a) Magadha

(b) Pataliputra

(c) Kalinga

(d) Taxila

Ans. Pataliputra

153. Who succeeded Ashoka in the Maurya Dynasty?

(a) Dasharatha

(b) Bindusara

(c) Chandragupta

(d) Devavarmansod

Ans. Dasharatha

154. The founder of Khalji Dynasty was

(a) Alauddin Khalji

(b) Jalal-ud-din Khalji

(d) None of them

(c) Qutbud din Mubarak Shah

Ans. Jalal-ud-din Khalji

155. Which of the following pairs is/are correct?

A. Jana Gana Mana — Rabindranath Tagore

B. Vande Mataram- Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

C. Sare Jalha Se Achcha- Mohammmad lqbal

D. Jai Hind—- Mahatma Gandhi

Select the correct codes.

(a) A and B

(b) A, B and C

(c) A and D

(d) Only A

Ans. A, B and C

156. The editor of Young India and Harijan was

(a) B.R. Ambedkar Assamese G.K. – Indian Culture and History MCQ

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c)Jyotiba Phule

(d) Subhash Chandra Bose

Ans. Mahatma Gandhi

157. Who was the Viceroy when the Cripps Mission visited India in 1942?

(a) Lord Linlithgon

(b) Lord Wavell

(c) Lord Irwin  

(d) Lord Willington

Ans. Lord Linlithgow

158. Who was the Prime Minister of England at the time of historic Quit

India Movement?

(a) Ramsay Mac Donald

(b) Neville Chamberlain

(c) Winston Churchill

(d) Clement Attlee

Ans. Winston Churchill

159. Who was the founder of Servants of India Society?

(a) Mahadev Govind Ranade

(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

(c) Vallabhbhai Patel

(d) Mahatma Gandhi

Ans. Gopal Krishrna Gokhale

160. The Salt March began on and continued till

(a) March 10, 1930, April 6, 19300

(b) March 12, 1930, April 6, 1930

(c) March 12, 1930, April 10, 1930

(d) March 10, 1930, April 4, 1930

Ans. March 12, 1930, April 6, 1930

161. Who of the following gave the slogan “Do or Die” during Quit India


(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Jawahar Lal Nehru

(c) Subhash Chandra Bose

(d) Lokmanya Tilak

Ans. Mahatma Gandhi

162. Nadir Shah invaded India during the reign of

(a) Shah Alam

(b) Bahadur Shah

(c) Muhammed Shah

(d) Farrukhsiyar

Ans. Muhammed Shah

163. The Lodhi dynasty was founded by

(a) Ibrahim Lodhi

(b) Sikandar Lodhi

(c) Bahlul Lodhi

(d) Khizr Khan

Ans. Bahlul Lodhi

164. The Bahmani Kingdom was founded by

(a) Timur

(b) Zain-ul-Abidin

(c) Malik Kafur

(d) Hasan

Ans. Hasan

165. Babur laid the foundation of Mughal Empire in 1526 by defeating

(a) Daulat Khan Lodhi

(b) Ibrahim Lodhi

(c) Rana Sanga

(d) Alauddin Khilji Assamese G.K. – Indian Culture and History MCQ

Ans. Tbrahim Lodhi

166. Who is called the ‘Father of Indian Archaeology’?

(a) Alexander Cunningham

(b) John Marshall

(c) Mortimer Wheeler

(d) James Prinsep

Ans. Alexander Cunninghamn

167. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Pitt’s India Act-Warren Hastings

(b) Doctrine of Lapse -Dalhousie

(c) Vernacular Press Act- Curzon

(d) Ilbert Bill – Ripon

Ans. Vernacular Press Act – Curzon

168. Who among the following Governor-Generals created the Covenanted Civil Service of India which later came to be known as the Indian Civil Service?

(a) Lord Warren Hastings

(b) Lord Wellesley

(c) Lord Cornwallis ioot04

(d) Lord William Bentinck

Ans. Lord Cornwallis

169. Who gave the slogan “Dilli Chollo”?

(a) Subhash Chandra Bose

(b)Vallabhbhai Patel

(c) Mahatma Gandhi

(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Ans. Subhash Chandra Bose

170. Who, among the following, is called “The Grand Old Man of India” ?

(a) Motilal Nehru

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Dadabhai Naorojid

(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Ans. Dadabhai Naoroji

171.Mahatma Gandhi was influenced by the writings of

(a) Karl Marx

(b) Leo Tolstoy iA

(c) Charles Darwin

(b) Thomas Hobbes

Ans. Leo Tolstoy

172. In which year Gandhi started Satyagraha Movement?

(a) 1919

(b) 1921

(c) 1930

(d) 1942

Ans. 1919

173. Fatehpur Sikri is located in

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) New Delhi

(c) Jharkhand

(d) Rajastan

Ans. Uttar Pradesh

174. The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at

(a) Khajuraho

(b) Madurai

(c) Mount Abu

(d) Bhubaneswar

Ans. Bhubaneswar

175. Who among the following is known as the ‘Napoleon of India’?

(a) Samudragupta

(b) Chandragupta II

(c) Harshvardhan

(d) Chandragupta Maurya

Ans. Samudragupta

176. What is the important thing discovered by man in Paleolithic age?

(a) Fire

(b) Earthen wheel

(c) threading

(d) Metallic instrument

Ans. Fire

177. Which of the following metal is not used by the people of Indus valley?

(a) Iron

(b) Gold

(c) Lead

(d) Tin

Ans. Iron

178. Who is the founder of yoga philosophy?

(a) Gautam

(b) Patanjali

(c) Sankarcharya

(d) Jamini

Ans.  Patanjali

179. Which number was generally used in measurement during Indus valley Civilişation?

(a) 10


(c) 16

(d) 8

Ans. 16

180. The war of 10 kings, was fought on the bank of which river?

(a) Senab

(b) Porucini


(d) Bipas

Ans.  Porucini

181. When did first raise the concept of population?

(a) In Rigvedic era

(b) Before Vedic era

(c) Before Gupta age

(d) In Yajurvedic era

Ans. Before Vedic era

182. Which of the following state was not mentioned in Mahabharata and


(a) Kasi

(b) Kausambi

(c) Magadh

(d) Panchal

Ans. Kausambi

183. Who is the famous Hindu creator of Law?

(a) Manu

(b) Kapil

(c) Ban Bhatta

(d) Kautilya

Ans. Manu

184. Which is called the group of family in Vedic society?

(a) Gotra

(b) Jana

(c) Dis

(d) Gramm

Ans.  Jana

185. Who held the fourth Budha conference?

(a) Ashokaa

(b) Kanishka

(c) Chandragupta

(d) Harshabardhan

Ans. Kanishka

186. The total number of Puranas are

(a) 12

(b) 16

(c) 18

(d) 20

Ans. 18

187. Harishena was the poet-laureate of

(a) Samudragupta

(b) Ashoka

(c) Harshabardhan

(d) Chandragupta

Ans. Samudragupta

188. The Indus Valley people used lime and expensive burnt bricks in-stead of Sun dried bricks, because of

(a) Advanced technology

(b) Better planning

(c) A moist climate on account of the close proximity of the civilisation

to the valleys.

 (d) Their knowledge of the manufacture of lime.

Ans. A moist climate on account of the close proximity of the civilisation

189.The Indus Valley Civilization specialised in

(a) Town Planning

(b) Architecture

(c) Craftsmanship

(d) All of these

(d) All of these

190. The famous vedic saying,”War begins in the minds of men” is stated

in the

(a) Sama- Veda

(b) Rig-Veda

(c) Mundaka Upanishad

(d) Atharva-Veda

Ans. Atharva-Veda

191. Name the Rig Vedic God who is believed to the upholder of the “Rita” or Cosmic Order.

(a) Agni

(b) Soma

(c) Indra

(d) Varuna

Ans. Varuna

192. The earliest tribal assembly was

(a) Gana

(b) Vidhata

(c) Samiti

(d) Sabha

Ans. Vidhata

193. To whom is the Gayatri Mantra dedicated?

(a) Savitri (a solar deity)

(b) Surya

(c) Soma (God of the intoxicating juice)

(d) Maruts (Storm gods)

Ans. Savitri (a solar deity)

194. The Mauryan Silver coin was called

(a) Nishka

(b) Pana

(c) Shatamana

(d) Kakini

Ans. Pana

195. Who was the Court physician of Kanishka?

(a) Nagasena

(b) Susruta

(c) Charaka

(d) Asvagosha

Ans. Charaka

196. Who was the founder of Sunga Dynasty?

(a) Pushyamitra

(b) Agnimitra


(d) Kirtivarman

Ans. Pushyamitra

197. Who is the author of Buddha Charittra?

(a) Bana Bhatta

(b) Ashvagosha


(d) Vasumitra

Ans. Ashvagosha

198. Patanjali, the famous grammarian, was a contemporary of

(a) Agnimitra Sunga

(b) Puspamitra Sunga

(c) Parshava

(d) Vasumitra

Ans. Puspamitra Sunga

199. The founder of the Satavahana Dynasty is

(a) Shimukha

(b) Pushamitra Sunga

(c) Vasudev

(d) Gautamiputra Satakarni

Ans. Shimukha

200. Who were the first foreign ruler of North-Western India in the post-Mauryan period?

(a) Parthians

(b) Bacterian Greeks

(c) Sakas

(d) Kushanas

Ans.: Bacterian Greeks

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