How Well Do You Know Your CBSE Indian History? Find Out With Our Quiz

by Alaya 24 Oct 2020

Do you consider yourself a history nerd? Do you want to check how well you know your Indian history? Here is a quiz that tests you on what you should know and how well you know your history.

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Question 1. Which year did the Battle of Plassey take place?

  1. 1747
  2. 1739
  3. 1753
  4. 1757  (correct answer)

Question 2. Who was the chairperson of the drafting committee for the constitution of India?

  1. Sardar Vallabhai Patel
  2. Dr. B.R Ambedkar (correct answer)
  3. Sarojini Naidu
  4. Sir Syed Muhammed Saadulah


Question 3. Sati was declared illegal and a punishable offense under whose rule?

  1. Lord Dalhousie
  2. Lord William Bentinck (correct answer)
  3. Lord Canning
  4. Lord Ripon


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Question 4. Who among the following had constructed the Red Fort in Delhi?

  1. Akbar
  2. Jahangir
  3. Shah Jahan (correct answer)
  4. Aurangzeb



Question 5: The Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed before which conference?

  1. First Round Table Conference
  2. Second Round Table Conference (correct answer)
  3. Shimla Conference
  4. None of the above


Question 6: Where is the present location of Nalanda, a revered Buddhist monastery and centre for knowledge in Ancient India?

  1. Kashmir
  2. Assam 
  3. Dharamshala
  4. Bihar (correct answer)


Question 7: What was the first newspaper published in India in 1780 called?

  1. Hickey’s Bengal Gazette (correct answer)
  2. Gujarat Mitra
  3. The Madras Courier
  4. The Hindu

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Question 8: Why did the Satyagraha in Champaran take place in 1916?

  1. To oppose indigo plantation and exploitation (correct answer)
  2. To oppose the salt laws
  3. To oppose high land revenue
  4. To oppose deforestation



Question 9: The Khejarli massacre of 1730 led to the death of 373 people who died while peacefully trying to protect a grove of Khejri trees. Who was the movement to protect the trees led by?

  1. Gaura Devi
  2. Amrita Devi Bishnoi (correct answer)
  3. Dhoom Singh Neji
  4. Sunderlal Bahuguna


Question10: Why was the Non-Cooperation Movement called-off?

  1. It had achieved its purpose
  2. Gandhiji’s arrest
  3. Chauri Chaura Incident (correct answer)
  4. All of the above

Question 11: The Great Bath of the Indus Valley is found at?

  1. Navinal
  2. Harappa
  3. Mundigak
  4. Mohenjo-Daro (correct answer)


Question 12: What were dharmamahamatras in the Mauryan Empire?

  1. Buddhist monks
  2. Hindu priests
  3. Officials
  4. Ministers



Score: 1 to 4 correct

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Score: 5 to 8 correct

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Score: 9 to 10 correct

Almost perfect! Definitely a history nerd and we can tell you remember the dates.


Score: 11 to 12 correct

Are you sure you are not a history teacher? Keep it up, you are doing a great job!

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