TNPSC - Indian History Important Questions and Answer


  1. Vatapi was the capital of the which reign? – Chalukyas 
  2. Who built the famous Dilwara temple at Mount Abu in the 13th century ? – Tejapala 
  3. Prithviraj Chauhan belonged to which Rajput dynasty? – Gahadavalas 
  4. In the Delhi Sultanate, which administrative unit called 'paragana' was headed by an official? – Amil 
  5. who were the first to attribute coins to the kings? – Indo Greeks 
  6. Who were the first to issue gold coins? – Indo Greeks 
  7. The Maratha power reached its zenith during which Peshwaship? – Balaji II 
  8. Who is considered to be the father of Ayurveda ? – Charaka 
  9. Which Indus city was known for water management? – Mohenjo-daro 
  10. Who was the King who did not allow anybody to laugh in his court? – Balban 
  11. Which war was ended by the Treaty of Madras? – First Mysore war 
  12. To which work is Devichandraguptam related? – Chandra Gupta II 
  13. In which language was the account of Babur’s life written? – Turki 
  14. Who started the newspaper Shome Prakash? – Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar 
  15. Which Gupta ruler defeated the Huna ruler, Mihirakula ? – Yasodharman 
  16. Which Mughalemperor gave land for the construction of the Golden Temple at Amritsar? – Akbar 
  17. Who gave the motto ‘Go back to the Vedas’ ? – Swami Dayanand Saraswati 
  18. What does the word 'Ashoka' literally mean? – Bereft of sadness
  19. Who was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha? – Vardhamana Mahavira 
  20. To which region did Satavahanas belonged? – Andhra region 
  21. The First Anglo-Burmese War was concluded by a treaty Which is that? – Treaty of Yandaboo 
  22. In which culture is the earliest evidence of silver in India found? – Harappan Culture 
  23. Purushsukta is a part of which veda? – Rigveda 
  24. of civil administration? – Iltutmish 
  25. In which year Akbar assumed actual control over the administration of his empire? – 1560 

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