History General Knowledge Questions and Answers – Set 8

Q1. ____ is the India’s first Pharmaceutical Company
A. Cipla
B. Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals
C. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
D. None of these

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Answer: B. Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals-BCPL established in 1901. The company was started by Prafulla Chandra Roy in Kolkata.

Q2. The period of Shahjahan was visited by the terrible famine in year
A. 1627 A.D.
B. 1628 A.D.
C. 1630 A.D.
D. 1631 A.D

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Answer: C. 1630 A.D.

Q3. The tax which abolished by Akbar and was reimposed by Aurangzeb was
A. Jatak
B. Zazia
C. Khiraz
D. Khama

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Answer: B. Zazia

Q4. The rise of Maratha power began from the time of
A. Shambhaji
B. Shivaji
C. Shahuji
D. Shahaji

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Answer: B. Shivaji

Q5. Shivaji adopted was technique which was called
A. Tulgama
B. Traditional Indian
C. Cavalary fighting
D. Gorillawarfare

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Answer: D. Gorillawarfare

Q6. The Hindu Raja who was called “Mountainian rat” in Indian History was
A. Prithvi Raj
B. Shivaji
C. Rana Sanga
D. Maharana Pratap

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Answer: B. Shivaji

Q7. The downfall of the Mughal Empire began from the period of
A. Aurangzeb
B. Jahangir
C. Shahjahan
D. Bahadur Shah

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Answer: A. Aurangzeb

Q8. The birth place of Nepolean is
A. Sicily
B. Paris
C. Corsica
D. Malta

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Answer: C. Corsica

Q9. The last battle which Nepolean fought and was defeated was
A. The battle of Tarafalgar
B. The battle of Waterloo
C. The battle of Austerlitz
D. The battle of Russia

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Answer: B. The battle of Waterloo

Q10. The propounder of national feeling in Italy was
A. Cavour
B. Garibaldi
C. Mazzini
D. Emameul

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Answer: C. Mazzini