GS Quiz -History

Q.1) Babur was buried after his death in which one of the following cities?
  A. Kabul
  B. Patna
  C. Kolkata
  D. Peshawar

Q.2) The use of half-dome portal is the characteristic of which one of the following dynasties?
  A. Slave Dynasty
  B. Lodi Dynasty
  C. Mughal Dynasty
  D. Tughlaq Dynasty

Q.3) The battle of Chausa is fought between whom among the following?
  A. Sher Shah and Humayun
  B. Akbar and Hemu
  C. Babur and Ibrahim Lodi
  D. Balban and Mangols

Q.4) Who among the following was the author of Tahqiq-i-Hind?
  A. Alberuni
  B. Amir Khusro
  C. Minhaj-us-Siraj
  D. Badauni

Q.5) Consider the following statements:
i) Ahmednagar was ruled by Nizamshahi dynasty.
ii) Bijapur was ruled by Adil Shahi dynastyChoose the right option:
  A. Both i and ii are correct
  B. Only i is correct
  C. Only ii is correct
  D. Neither i nor ii is correct

Q.6) Consider the following statements:
i) Jehangir was the ruler of India when the East India company was set up.
ii) The famous queen Chand Bibi belonged to Ahmednagar kingdom.Choose the right option:
  A. Both i and ii are correct
  B. Neither i nor ii is correct
  C. Only i is correct
  D. Only ii is correct

Q.7) Amir Khusro was a ___.
  A. Poet
  B. Soldier
  C. Emperor
  D. Musician

Q.8) Which one among the following Indian emperors founded the Jaunpur city?
  A. Akbar
  B. Humayun
  C. Firoz Shah Tughlaq (Your Answer)
  D. Jehangir

Q.9) Al-Beruni was the contemporary of which one of the following emperors?
  A. Mahmud Ghaznavi
  B. Akbar
  C. Humayun
  D. Shershah

Q.10) When was paper introduced in India?
  A. 18th century
  B. 16th century
  C. 12th century
  D. 14th century


1. [A]
2. [C]
3. [A]
4. [A]
5. [A]
6. [A]
7. [A]
8. [C]
9. [A]

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    – the ability to see, hear, or become
    aware of something through the senses.

    "the normal limits to human

    Acknowledge – accept
    or admit the existence or truth of.

    admit, accept, grant, allow, concede, accede to, confess, own, recognize

    Lapse – a
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    failure, failing, slip, error, mistake, blunder, fault, omission, hiccup,

    4. the driving force (behind someone or something ) – the person or a thing
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    explanation, elucidation, expounding, exposition, explication, exegesis,
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    Conclave – a
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    (private) meeting, gathering, assembly, conference, council, summit, parley,
    powwow, get-together

    Akin – of
    similar character.

    similar, related, close, near, corresponding, comparable, equivalent,
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    Confluence – the
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    convergence, meeting, junction

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    Example- The Festival have given
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    momentum, propulsion, impulsion, motive force, driving force, drive, thrust,
    energy, force, power, push, strength

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    deadlock, dead end, stalemate, standoff, standstill, halt, stoppage, stop,

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    political issue

    protest, march, rally, lobby, sit-in, counterdemonstration, stoppage, strike,
    walkout, picket (line), demo

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