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GK Questions: Indian History – Set 27

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  1. Muhammad bin Tughlaq changed his capital to Deogir from ________________
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Delhi
    Explanation :
    Muhammad bin Tughlaq founded a new city, called Jahanpannah which connected older Delhi with Siri. Later, he ordered that the capital of his Sultanate be moved from Delhi to Deogir in Maharashtra (renaming it to Daulatabad). He ordered a forced mass migration of Delhi’s population.

  2. Banjaras are a community  played an important role in ____________
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Trading
    Explanation :
    Banjaras played a role in Alaudin khilji ‘ s market reforms. They brought food grains from villages to towns. They were Traders. NCERT mentions Banjaras as who specialized in Caravan Trading. They are special nomadic traders who travel along with bullocks with them. Banjaras are also known for their textile embroidery.

  3. In India,  Zamindari system was introduced by whom ?
    1.Warren Hastings
    2.Lord Wellesley
    3.Lord Hastings
    4.Lord Cornwallis
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Lord Cornwallis
    Explanation :
    Lord Cornwallis introduced a new revenue system under the Permanent Settlement of Bengal in 1793 with a view to stabilize land revenue and create a loyal contented class of Zamindars.

  4.  Who is the founder of The Asiatic Society ?
    1.Biswanath Banerji
    2.Mihir Kumar Chakrabarti
    3.Sir William Jones
    4.H.H. Wilson
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Sir William Jones
    Explanation :
    The Asiatic Society was founded by civil servant Sir William Jones on 15 January 1784 in a meeting presided over by Sir Robert Chambers, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at the Fort William in Calcutta, then capital of the British Raj, to enhance and further the cause of Oriental research.

  5. The Jahaaz Mahal/ Ship Palace was built by ___________________
    1.Jalal ud din Firuz Khilji
    2.Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji
    3.Alauddin Khilji
    4.Sultan Nasiruddin Khusrau Shah
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji
    Explanation :
    Jahaaz Mahal is an elegant two storey ‘Ship Palace’ between two reservoirs, with open pavilion, balconies overhanging the water and a terrace.It is located in Madhya Pradesh. It was built by Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji

  6. ________________ is the first registered trade-union
    1.Madras Labour Union
    2.Bombay Postal Union
    3.All India Trade Union Congress
    4.Kolkata Trade Union
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Madras Labour Union
    Explanation :
    The first clearly registered trade-union is considered to be the Madras Labour Union founded by B.P. Wadia in 1918, while the first trade union federation to be set up was the All India Trade Union Congress in 1920.

  7.  The Hindola Mahal, is a large meeting hall, or durbar. It is located in which city ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Mandu
    Explanation :
    The Hindola Mahal, is a large meeting hall, or durbar, in the ancient Indian city of Mandu, Madhya Pradesh. Today the Hindola Mahal is a tourist destination in the ruined city.

  8. Which of the following is based on the principles of Monotheism ?
    1.Brahmo Samaj
    2.Arya Samaj
    3.Prarthana Samaj
    4.All of these
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Brahmo Samaj  
    Explanation :
    Brahmo Samaj  is the societal component of Brahmoism, a monotheistic reformist and renaissance movement of Hindu religion. It is practised today mainly as the Adi Dharm after its eclipse in Bengal consequent to the exit of the Tattwabodini Sabha from its ranks in 1859

  9. The temple is in the shape of octagon is known as
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Ashtasra
    Explanation :
    The temple is in the shape of an octagon (ashtasra) and an octagonal ground plan for a temple is rather rare.
    Kuta or caturasra – square
    Shala or ayatasra – rectangular
    Gaja-prishta or vrittayata (elephant backed) –elliptic
    Vritta – circular

  10. Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of which sultan ?
    1.‎Ibrahim Adil Shah
    2.Firuz Shah Suri
    3.Mohammed Adil Shah
    4.Sikandar Adil Shah
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Mohammed Adil Shah
    Explanation :
    Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. The tomb, located in Bijapur, Karnataka in India, was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul