History: Invasions, wars and travelers
The immediate cause of invasion of Ahmad Shah Abdali on India was
(a) He was attracted by its wealth.
(b) He was invited by Shah Nawaz Khan.
(c) He hed a strong army.
(d) The Indian rulers were weak.
Answer: The Indian rulers were weak.
The invasion of Huns first took place during the rule of
The First Battle of Panipat was fought in the year
Fahien came to India during the reign of
(a) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
(d) Chandragupta Maurya
Answer: Chandragupta Vikramaditya
The Second Battle of Panipat was fought during the reign of
Alberuni came to India with
(d) Mahmud of Ghazni
Answer: Mahmud of Ghazni
Who looted the temple of Somnath ?
(a) Mohammad Ghori
(b) Nadir Shah
(c) Mahmood of Ghazni
(d) Changhiz Khan
Answer: Mahmood of Ghazni
The historical source attributed to Megasthenes is
(b) The Periplus of the Erythrean Sea
(c) Naturalis Historia
Changiz Khan invaded India during the rule of
(b) Ala-ud-din Khilji
(d) Qutubuddin Aibak
The first to invade India out of the following were
Black Hole Episode was the main cause of
(a) Battle of Wandiwash
(b) Battle of Haldighati
(c) Battle of Plassey
(d) Battle of Buxar
Answer: Battle of Plassey
Who among the following scholars was the first to visit India ?
(a) Ibn- Batutah
(b) Marco Polo
(d) Hiuen Tsang
Hiuen Tsang, the Chinese pilgrim, visited India during the reign of
(c) Chandragupta I
The Battle of Talikota was fought in the year
The first Muslim invasion of India was led by
(a) Mahmud Ghazni
(b) Timur Lane
(c) Muhammad Ghori
(d) Muhammad bin Kasim
Answer: Muhammad bin Kasim
The term Macedonia's Madman referred to
(d) Philip II
The Third Battle of Panipat was fought between
(a) Marathas and Britishers
(b) Rajputs and Britishers
(c) Marathas and Rajputs
(d) Marathas and Afghans
Answer: Marathas and Afghans
The Battle of Kanwah was fought between
(a) Babar and Rana Sangha
(b) Akbar and Rana Sangram Singh
(c) Babar and Hemu
(d) Akbar and Rana Pratap
Answer: Babar and Rana Sangha
Which of the following statements is incorrect in regard to Battle of Buxar ?
(a) Mir Kasim was routed at the Battle of Buxar
(b) None of these
(c) The battle was fought in 1863.
(d) British took over the administration of Bengal after the battle.
Answer: The battle was fought in 1863.
Chengez Khan was a
(b) None of these
Akbar defeated Rana Pratap in the Battle of Haldighati in the year
Mahmud of Ghazni attacked India mainly
(a) To spread Islam in India
(b) To take the famous artisans of India to his court
(c) To plunder the wealth of India
(d) To establish his empire in India
Answer: To plunder the wealth of India
Ibn - Batutah visited India during the reign of Sultan
(a) Muhammad Tughlaq
(b) Sikander Lodhi
(c) Ala-ud-din Khilji
(d) Feroz Tughlaq
Answer: Muhammad Tughlaq
Which of the following is correctly matched ?
(a) Battle of Wandiwash - Akbar and English forces
(b) Battle of Tarain - Prithviraj Chauhan and Mohammed Ghori
(c) Battle of Panipat - Babur and Rana Sanga
(d) Battle of Kanwah - Humayun and Sher Shah
Answer: Battle of Tarain - Prithviraj Chauhan and Mohammed Ghori
The Third Battle of Panipat was fought in the year
Nadir Shah invaded India during the reign of
(a) Bahadur Shah
(c) Muhammed Shah
(d) Shah Alam
Answer: Muhammed Shah
Which of the following battles was fought in 1192 A.D.?
(a) Second Battle of Tarain
(b) Battle of Kanwah
(c) First Battle of Tarain
(d) Battle of Talikota
Answer; Second Battle of Tarain
India's famous Peacock Throne and the diamond koh-e-Noor were taken away by
(a) Ahmad Shah Abdali
(b) Robert Clive
(c) Mohammad Ghori
(d) Nadir Shah
Answer: Nadir Shah
Ashoka, the Great conquered Kalinga in the year
(a) 261 A.D.
(b) 78 A.D.
(c) 261 B.C.
(d) 58 B.C.
Answer: 261 B.C.
Chinese pilgrim Fahien visited India in
(a) 5th century
(b) 7th century
(c) 4th century
(d) 6th century
Answer: 5th century
The Battle of Plassey was fought in the year
The Second Battle of Panipat was fought between
(a) Akbar and Hemu
(b) Clive and Siraj-ud-Daula
(c) Babar and Rana Sanga
(d) Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marathas
Answer: Akbar and Hemu
The first Hun invasion took place during the reign of
Porus was defeated by Alexander at the Battle of????
India was invaded by Timur Lung in
Alberuni , the famous historian came to India in the
(a) 9th century A.D.
(b) 16th century A.D.
(c) 12th century A.D.
(d) 10th century A.D.
Answer: 10th century A.D.
The First Battle of Panipat was fought between
(a) Humayun and Sher Shah Suri
(b) Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi
(c) Akbar and Hemu
(d) Hemu and Babar
Answer: Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi
The main purpose of Fahien's visit to India was to
(a) Study Indian art and music
(b) Find out an easy land route for trade with India
(c) Visit Buddhist monasteries and record their history and condition
(d) Study the administrative system of Gupta rulers
Answer: Visit Buddhist monasteries and record their history and condition
Mongols intruded into India for the first time during the reign of
(b) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
(d) Alauddin Khilji
The Second Battle of Panipat was foyght in
Megasthenes was the Ambassador of
(a) The Persians
(b) Seleucus Nikator
Answer: Seleucus Nikator
The treaty of Purandhar was signed in 1665 with Shivaji by which soldier statesman ?
(a) Shaista Khan
(b) Raja Jay Singh
(c) Raja Jaswant Singh
(d) Afzal Khan
Answer: Raja Jay Singh