Indian History - Important Question and Answer for TNPSC Exam

1. The battle between Alexander and Porus took place on the bank of river—
(A) Sutlej
(B) Ravi
(C) Jhelum
(D) Ganga

2. Ranthambhor was—
(A) A Mughal Palace 
(B) A Rajput fort
(C) Capital of the Khaljis 
(D) A Buddhist pilgrimage centre

3. Satyagraha finds expression in—
(A) Sudden Outbursts of Violence 
(B) Armed Conflicts
(C) Non-Cooperation 
(D) Communal riots

4. The guerilla warfare was pioneered by—
(A) Aurangzeb 
(B) Akbar
(C) Shivaji 
(D) Balaji Rao

5. Where is the Indus Civilization city Lothal ?
(A) Gujarat
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Punjab
(D) Haryana

6. Panini was a famous scholar of—
(A) Language and grammar 
(B) Ayurveda
(C) Astronomy 
(D) Biology

7. The Gandhara school of sculpture was a blend of—
(A) Indian and Greek styles 
(B) Indian and Persian styles
(C) Purely Indian in origin 
(D) Indian and South East Asian style

8. Which one of the following languages is used in Tripura ?
(A) Hindi 
(B) Mizo
(C) Khasi 
(D) Bengali

9. Prince Elara conquered Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in the 2nd Century BC. To which Dynasty of the Dravidian rulers did he belong ?
(A) Chera
(B) Chola
(C) Pandya
 (D) Pallava

10. Indian Classical Dance has been popularised abroad by—
(A) Malaika Arora 
(B) Gopi Krishna
(C) Uday Shankar 
(D) Yamini Krishnamurthy

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