TARGET SSC: History Test- 2

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TARGET SSC: History Test- 2

1. ‘ There are no politics devoid of religion’ is stated by

  1. Nehru
  2. Gandhi
  3. Vinoba Bhave
  4. Jaya Prakash Narayan

2. In which Rock Edict Ashoka mentions about the casualities of Kalinga War and declares the renunciation of war?

  1. Maki Edict
  2. Rock Edict 13
  3. Rock Edict 11
  4. Rock Edict 10

3. Akabar held his religious discussions in

  1. Jodhabai’s palace
  2. Panch Mahal
  3. Ibadat Khana
  4. Buland Darwaza

4. Who succeeded Guru Nanak?

  1. Guru Angad
  2. Guru Ramdas
  3. Guru Arjan Dev
  4. Guru Hargobind

5. Who said, “Adolf Hitler is Germany and Germany is Adolf Hitler. He who pledges himself to Hitler pledges himself to Germany.” 

  1. R Hess
  2. Mussolini
  3. Hitler
  4. Communist International

6.Who betrayed Siraj-ud-Daula in the battle of Plassey in 1757?

  1. Hyder Ali
  2. Mir Qasim
  3. Mir jafar
  4. Nawab of Oudh

7. The first woman president of Indian National Congress was

  1. Kamala Devi Chattopadhyaya
  2. Sarojini Naidu
  3. Annie Besant
  4. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

8. Which Governor General is associated with the Doctrine of Lapse?

  1. Lord Ripon
  2. Lord Dalhousie
  3. Lord Bentick
  4. Lord Curzon

9. Which of the following does not have a Stupa?

  1. Ranchi
  2. Sanchi
  3. Barhut
  4. Dhamek

10. Who was the Delhi Sultan to impose Jizya even on the Brahmins?

  1. Alauddin Khilji
  2. Firoz Tughluq
  3. Mohammad Bin tughlaq
  4. Balban

ANSWERS

1. 2

2. 2

3. 3

4. 1

Guru Nanak Dev
Guru Nanak Dev was first of the ten Sikh gurus and the founder of the Sikhism religion. Born on 14th April, 1469 at Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi in the present district of Shekhupura in Pakistan (now Nanakana Sahib).

Guru Angad Dev
It was Guru Angad Dev who introduced the Gurmukhi script (written form of Punjabi) and made it popular amongst all Sikhs. Even the Guru Granth Sahib is written in Gurmukhi. The Gurpurab of Guru Angad Dev is celebrated on 18th of April.

Guru Amar Das

Guru Ram Das
The city of Amritsar was founded by Guru Ram Das. He even started the construction of the well-known Golden Temple at Amritsar. He gave the Laava, a four stanza hymn read out during the traditional Sikh marriage ceremony.

Guru Arjan Dev
He completed the construction of the Golden Temple and compiled the Adi Granth, the scriptures of the Sikhs. Though relations between Guru Arjan Dev and Mughal Emperor Akbar were cordial, things changed once Jahangir took over the throne. He was arrested by Jahangir and tortured to death for blessing Jahangir’s rebel son, Prince Khusrau Mirza.

Guru Har Gobind
He was the first of the gurus who took up arms to defend the faith. He built the Akal Takht, the Throne of the Almighty, at the age of 13. He put in two swords, Miri and Piri, representing temporal and spiritual power.

Guru Har Rai
He continued to boost the military spirit of the Sikhs and avoided any conflict with the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.

Guru Har Krishan

Guru Tegh Bahadur
The town of Anandpur was established by him. He became the ninth guru of the Sikhism community. He strictly defended against the rights of the Hindu religion. Hence, he had to face martyrdom at the refusal to accept Islam when offered by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. He was put in chains and tortured. Thereafter, he was beheaded publicly at Chandni Chowk in Delhi.

Guru Gobind Sigh

5. 1

Rudolf  Hess (26 April 1894 – 17 August 1987), was a prominent politician in Nazi Germany. He was appointed Deputy Führer to Adolf Hitler in 1933, he served in this position until 1941, when he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom during World War II. He was taken prisoner and eventually was convicted of crimes against peace, serving a life sentence.

6. 3

7. 3

Annie Besant in 1917.

Sarojini Naidu (born as Sarojini Chattopadhyay), also known by the sobriquet as The Nightingale of India was an Indian independence activist and poet. Naidu served as the first governor of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh from 1947 to 1949. the first woman to become the governor of an Indian state. She was the second woman to become the president of the Indian National Congress in 1925 and the first Indian woman to do so.

8. 2

The Doctrine of Lapse was an annexation policy purportedly devised by Lord Dalhousie, who was the Governor General for the East India Company in India between 1848 and 1856.

9. 1

10. 2

 

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