History Quiz for CTET Exam 2017


Q1. In South India, the …………………. ruled between 2200 and 1800 years ago.  
(a) Cholas
(b) Cheras
(c) Pandyas
(d) All of these

Q2. The most devastating famine that occurred in India was the
(a) Famine of Bengal, 1943
(b) Famine of Bengal, 1905
(c) Famine of Bengal, 1927
(d) None of these

Q3. The famous figure of dancing give/found in the excavations of Harappa was made of
(a) Terra cotta
(b) Steel
(c) Bronze
(d) Red limestone

Q4.  The founder president of the Harijan Sevak Sangha, founded by Mahatma Gandhi was
(a) GD Birla
(b) Vallab Bhai Patel
(c) BR Ambedkar
(d) C Rajagapalachari

Q5. The first Indian woman President of Congress was
(a) Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
(b) Mrs. Annie Besant
(c) Mrs. Nellie Sengupta
(d) Aruna Asaf Ali

Q6. During the Revolt of 1857, the Emperor of Delhi was
(a) Bahadur Shah Zaffar
(b) Prince Zawan Bakht
(c) Prince Bakht Khan
(d) Oazed Ali Shah

Q7. Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi captured Gwalior with help of
(a) Tantia Tope
(b) Rao Sahab, brother of Nana Sahab
(c) Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
(d) None of the above

Q8. A popular movement of the nineteenth century, which was much better planned organised than the Revolt of 1857 was
(a) The Sanyasi Rebellion
(b) The Santhal Rebellion
(c) The Wahabi movement
(d) The Munda movement

Q9.  The Parthana Samaj was established in ……………………. at ………………..
(a) 1867, Bombay
(b) 1850, Madras
(c) 1843, Bombay
(d) 1760, Calcutta
Q10. Who was the guru of Swami Vivekananda?
(a) Raja Rammohan Roy
(b) Rabindranath Tagore
(c) Dayanand Saraswati
(d) Ram Krishna Paramhansa Dev