TNPSC  History  Quick Test

1. Arya Samaj was started by

Swami Vivekananda Raja Ram Mohan Roy Swami Dayanand Saraswati Gopal Krishna Gokhale

2. Which of the following was a recommendation of Hunter’s Commission?

Women’s education New regulation for the organized senates system Gradual withdrawal of state support from higher education Introduction of civic education at college and university level

3. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
1. Warren Hastings – Regulating Act
2. cornwallis – Permanent Land Settlement
3. Wellesley – Subsidiary Alliance
4. Dalhousie – Abolition of Sati

1 and 3 1, 2 & 4 1, 2 & 3 2 and 3

4. The theory of economic drain of India during british imperialism was propounded by

M. K. Gandhi Jawaharlal Nehru Dadabhai Naoroji R. C. Dutt

5. Arrange the following in chronological order, who administered as Governor Generals of India.
1. Wellesley
2. cornwallis
3. Warren Hastings
4. Dalhousie

3,2, l, 4 1,2,4, 3 4, 2, 3, 1 4, 1, 2,3

6. Panini, the first Grammarian of sanskrit language in India, lived during the

2nd century B.C. 6th-5th century B.C. 2nd century A.D. 5th-6th century A.D.

7. Who amongst the following was involved in the Alipore Bomb case?

S. N. Banerjea Bipin Chandra Pal Jatin Das Aurobindo Ghosh

8. The silver coins issued by the Guptas were called

rupaka karshapana dinara pana

9. With reference to the period of colonial rule in India, “Home Charges” formed an important part of drain of wealth from India. Which of the following funds constituted “Home Charges”?
1. Funds used to support the India Office in London.
2. Funds used to pay salaries and pensions of british personnel engaged in India.
3. Funds used for waging wars outside India by the british.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

1 only 2 and 3 only 1 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3

10. The Sarvodaya Movement was started by

Mahatma Gandhi Jayprakash Narayan Vinoba Bhave Datta Dharmodhikari

11. Who among the following was called as ‘Father of Indian Renaissance’?

B. G. Tilak Gopal Krishna Gokhale Lala Lajpat Rai Raja Ram Mohan Roy

12. Brahma Samaj mainly insisted upon

Abolition of sati Abolition of child marriage Monotheism Reintroduction of converted Hindus

13. The first to start a joint stock company to trade with India were the

Portuguese Dutch French Danish

14. The affairs of East India Company came into the hands of the british Crown under

Pitt’s India Act Cabinet Mission Plan Regulating Act Govt. of India Act

15. Indian Constitution was amended for the first time in

1950 1951 1952 1953

16. The officer responsible for the safe custody of land records during the Gupta period was known as

Dhruvadhikarana Karanika Samaharta Shaulkika

17. The Prakrit text Gaudavaho describes the deeds of

Bhaskaravarman Isanavarman Sasanka Yasovarman

18. The Badami rock inscription of Pulakesin I is dated intl Saka year 465. If the same were to be dated in Vikrama Sanw the year would be

601 300 330 407

19. Who is known as the ‘Grand Old Man of India’?

C. Rajagopalachari Dadabhai Naoroji Lala Lajpat Rai Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

20. Who was the greatest Bhakti poet of Maharashtra ?

Ramdas Tukaram Namdeva Eknath


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