6999+ History Questions for UPSC Prelims Pdf - 1

Question: 1

Which English governor of East India Company in India was expelled by Aurangzeb?

(A) Sir Nicolas Waite

(B) Sir John William

(C) Sir John Child

(D) Aungier

Ans: C

Sir John Child

Question: 2

Which king gave titles like Muvendavelan, Araiyar etc to rich land owner as a mark of respect?

(A) Pandya King

(B) Malabar King

(C) Chola King

(D) Travancore King

Ans: C

Chola King

Question: 3

The first Battle of Panipat in 1526 was fought between the Lodi Empire and

(A) Akbar

(B) Aurangzeb

(C) Babur

(D) Humayun

Ans: C


Question: 4

Which fort is also known as the Golden Fort?

(A) Jaisalmer fort

(B) Chittorgarh

(C) Kumbhalgarh

(D) Ranthambore

Ans: A

Jaisalmer fort

Question: 5

Who was the son of Chandragupta Maurya?

(A) Ashoka

(B) Bimbsara

(C) Bindusara

(D) Chandragupta II

Ans: C


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