History Questions for IIFT PDF

History Questions for IIFT PDF
History Questions for IIFT PDF

History Questions for IIFT PDF

Download important IIFT History Questions PDF based on previously asked questions in IIFT and other MBA exams. Practice History Questions and answers for IIFT and other  exams.

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Question 1: The term ‘Caste’ was derived from which language

a) Portuguese

b) Dutch

c) German

d) English

Question 2: The Lodi dynasty was founded by

a) Ibrahim Lodi

b) Sikandar Lodi

c) Bahlul Khan Lodi

d) Khizr Khan

Question 3: Which emperor was an illiterate?

a) Jahangir

b) Shah Jahan

c) Akbar

d) Aurangazeb

Question 4: India attained ‘Dominion Status’ on

a) 15th January, 1947

b) 15th August, 1947

c) 15th August, 1950

d) 15th October, 1947

Question 5: Marx belonged to which country?

a) Germany

b) Holland

c) France

d) Britain

Question 6: Coronation of Shivaji took place in

a) 1627 A.D.

b) 1674 A.D.

c) 1680 A.D.

d) 1670 A.D.

Question 7: Arrange the following in chronological order:
I. Dandi March
II. Simon Commission
III. Poona Pact
IV. Gandhi Irwin Pact

a) II, I, III, IV

b) II, I, IV, III

c) IV, III, I, II

d) IV, III, II I

Question 8: The city of Prayag was named Allahabad

a) Aurangzeb

b) Akbar

c) Shahjehan

d) Bahadur Shah Zafar

Question 9: The first general election was held in India in…….

a) 1951¬52

b) 1962

c) 1957

d) 1947¬48

e) 1949

Question 10: As per the TRIPS Agreement 1994, a good orginating from a region with specific character / quality / reputation is covered / to be protected under the IPR as

a) Patent

b) Trademark

c) Trade secret

d) GI (Geographic Indicator)

Question 11: Panchayati Raj System was implemented first in which pair of states

a) Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan

b) Assam and Bihar

c) Arunachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh

d) Punjab and Chandigarh

Question 12: Who has started, ‘Save Narmada Movement’ in 1905 for the first time ?

a) Baba Amte

b) Medha Patekar

c) Madhu Kamekar

d) Madhu Kodse

Question 13: The National calendar based on the Saka era began on

a) AD 58

b) AD 376

c) AD 78

d) AD 606

Question 14: The system of payment of salary to the troops was decreed by

a) Ibrahim Lodi

b) Iltutmish

c) Alauddin Khalji

d) Balban

Question 15: The unilateral domain of East India Company was brought under British rule-

a) 1793

b) 1783

c) 1773

d) 1795

Question 16: In 1866, Dadabhai Naoroji had founded East Indian Association in the following city–

a) Paris

b) London

c) New York

d) Tokyo

Question 17: Who is regarded as the geat law-giver of ancient India ?

a) Panini

b) Manu

c) Kautilya

d) None of these

Question 18: Who was the founder of the Gupta dynasty ?

a) Chandragupta I

b) Chandragupta II

c) Samudragupta

d) Sri Gupta

Question 19: The capital of Harsha’s empire was ?

a) Ujjain

b) Kannauj

c) Thanesar

d) Prayag

Question 20: The Ajanta caves were built during the period of the ?

a) Guptas

b) Kushans

c) Mauryas

d) Chalukyas

Question 21: Gandhiji’s famous ‘Quit India’ movement call to the British was given in ?

a) 1940

b) 1942

c) 1941

d) 1943

Question 22: The first Satyagraha campaign of Gandhiji was started in ?

a) Champaran

b) Bardoli

c) Dandi

d) Baroda

Question 23: Who was the first President of the Indian National Congress ?

a) A.O Hume

b) W.C Banerjee

c) Annie Besant

d) Motilal Nehru

Question 24: Gandhiji’s Dandi March started from ?

a) Bardoli

b) Ahmedabad

c) Surat

d) Bombay

Question 25: The draft of the Preamble was prepared by ?

a) Rajendra Prasad

b) Jawaharlal Nehru

c) Dr. B.R Ambedkar

d) None of these

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Question 26: The remains of an ancient civilization of 4000 BC were discovered in……..

a) Gulf of Mannar

b) Gulf of Cambay

c) Bay of Bengal

d) Indian Ocean

e) The basin of river Ganga near Prayag

Question 27: Who among the following is known for his work on medicine during the Gupta period ?

a) Saumilla

b) Sudraka

c) Shaunaka

d) Susrutha

Question 28: Which famous movement did Mahatma Gandhi launch in August, 1942 ?

a) Quit India Movement

b) Non-cooperation Movement

c) Indian National Movement

d) Civil Disobedience Movement

Question 29: Who is the wife of ‘Ravana’ ?

a) Shrutakirti

b) Simhika

c) Mandavi

d) Mandodari

Question 30: In the epic Ramayana, which bird tried to prevent Ravana from carrying Sita away ?

a) Vibhishan

b) Jatayu

c) Garuda

d) Bhulinga

Question 31: Which one of the following territories was NOT affected by the Revolt of 1857 ?

a) Jhansi

b) Chennai

c) Jagdishpur

d) Lucknow

Question 32: Which battle was fought between Akbar and Rana Pratap of Mewar ?

a) Battle of Plassey

b) Battle of Haldighati

c) Battle of Panipat

d) Battle of Chandawar

Question 33: The two civilizations which helped in the formation of gandhara school of Art are-

a) Indian and roman

b) Indian and Egyptian

c) Greek and Roman

d) Indian and Greek

Question 34: Who introduced the silver coin called “Taka” or ‘Rupia’ ?

a) Sher Shah Suri

b) Akbar

c) Timur

d) Humayun

Question 35: Who was the founder of of Sikhism ?

a) Guru Nanak

b) Guru Ramdas

c) Guru Gobind Singh

d) Guru Arjun

Question 36: Who completed the construction of the Kutub Minar ?

a) Kutubuddin Aibak

b) Iltutmish

c) Razia Begum

d) Shahjehan

Question 37: Which region of today is Satvahan Empire related to ?

a) Maharashtra

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Konkan

d) Kalinga

Question 38: Lala Lajpat Rai was opposing against – while he become the victim of police atrocities ?

a) Rowlatt Act

b) Morley – Minto Reforms

c) Pitt’s India Act

d) Simon Commission

Question 39: ‘Do (or) Die’ was a forceful slogan during freedom struggle. Who gave this call?

a) Gandhiji

b) J.L. Nehru

c) S.C. Bose

d) B.G. Tilak

Question 40: The first Europeans to establish trade links with india were

a) Portuguese

b) Dutch

c) British

d) None

Question 41: Whom did Chandra Gupta Mourya defeat

a) Sakas

b) Huns

c) Mughals

d) Greeks

Question 42: In which year did India join the United Nation Organisation (UNO)

a) 1945

b) 1946

c) 1949

d) None

Question 43: Who is known as the ‘Napoleon of India’ ?

a) Chandragupta

b) Samudragupta

c) Harshavardhana

d) Ashoka

Question 44: Mahatma Gandhi began his political activities in India first from :

a) Dandi

b) Kheda

c) Sabarmati

d) Champaran

Question 45: There are no politics devoid of religion’ is stated by

a) Nehru

b) Gandhi

c) Vinoba Bhave

d) Jaya Prakash Narayan

Question 46: Akbar held his religious discussion in

a) Jodhabai’s Palace

b) Panch Mahal

c) Ibadat Khana

d) Buland Darwaza

Question 47: Who speaks of Cabinet system as the steering wheel of the ship of state” ?

a) Lowell

b) Muir

c) Marriot

d) Bagehot

Question 48: Which one of the following coins was issued in silver during the Gupta period ?

a) Kakini

b) Nishka

c) Rupyaka

d) Dinar

Question 49: Who was the French Governor of Pondicherry. Who tried to make the French Company as a powerful company ?

a) Thomas Arthur, Comte de Lally

b) Godeheu

c) La Bourdonnais

d) Joseph Francois Dupleix

Question 50: Sher Shah defeated Humayun and captured Gaur in the battle of

a) Ghaghra in 1529 A.D.

b) Chausa in 1539 A.D.

c) Panipat in 1526 A.D.

d) Khanwa in 1527 A.D.

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Answers & Solutions:

1) Answer (A)

2) Answer (C)

3) Answer (C)

4) Answer (B)

5) Answer (A)

6) Answer (B)

7) Answer (B)

8) Answer (B)

9) Answer (A)

10) Answer (D)

11) Answer (A)

12) Answer (B)

13) Answer (C)

14) Answer (D)

15) Answer (C)

16) Answer (B)

17) Answer (B)

18) Answer (D)

19) Answer (B)

20) Answer (A)

21) Answer (B)

22) Answer (A)

23) Answer (B)

24) Answer (B)

25) Answer (B)

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26) Answer (B)

27) Answer (D)

28) Answer (A)

29) Answer (D)

30) Answer (B)

31) Answer (B)

32) Answer (B)

33) Answer (D)

34) Answer (A)

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36) Answer (B)

37) Answer (B)

38) Answer (D)

39) Answer (A)

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41) Answer (B)

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43) Answer (B)

44) Answer (D)

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46) Answer (C)

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48) Answer (C)

49) Answer (D)

50) Answer (B)

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