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BPSC History Previous Years Questions PT
BPSC 67 Prelims History Questions
Q1. Who established trade relations with Roman Empire- Cheras, Western Shakas, Vakatas or Kushanas?
Ans. Cheras established trade relations with Roman Empire.
Q2. The Muslim ruler whose empire was regarded as a part of Dar-ul-islam was: Razia, Iltutmish, Nasir-Uddin, Balan?
Ans: The Muslim ruler whose empire was regarded as a part of Dar-ul-islam was Iltutmish.
Q3. Who among the following opposed the power of the Khalifa? Alauddin Khilji, Mohammad Bin Tughlaq, Balban, Iltutmih?
Ans: Alauddin Khalji opposed the power of the Khalifa.
Q4. Tughril Khan raised a standard of revolt during whose reign? Alauddin Khalji, Feroz Tughlaq, Khizr Khan, Balban?
Ans: Tughril Khan raised a standard of revolt during the reign of Balban.
Q5. Who was the first Mughal ruler who fought against the British? Aurangzeb, Shah Jahan, Bahadur Shah Zafar, Jahangir?
Ans: Aurangzeb was the first Mughal ruler who fought against the British.
Q6. Which of the following were the social reforms introduced by William Bentick? 1. Abolition of Sati, 2. Abolition of Slavelry, 3. Removal of disability due to change in religion, 4. Suppression of the organnised band of Thugs.
Ans: The social reforms introduced by William Bentick were Abolition of Sati, Removal of disability due to change in religion, and Suppression of the organnised band of Thugs. Lord Ellenborough abolished slavery in India. So, the answer will be 1, 3, and 4 only.
Q7. Sind was conquered and annexed by: Sleeman, Napier, Lawrence, Wellington?
Ans: Sind was conquered and annexed by Sir Charles Napier.
Q8. In which year first census was introduced in India- 1901, 1911, 1921, 1872?
Ans: First census was introduced in India in 1872.
Q9. On which date Sukhdev, Bhagat SIngh and Rajguru were Hanged- 23 March 1931, 7 September 1931, 4 March 1931, 12 November 1930?
Ans: Sukhdev, Bhagat SIngh and Rajguru were Hanged on 23 March 1931.
Q10. Who was the third Satyagrahi of individual Satyagrah launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1940- Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajendra Prasad, Brahma Datt, Vinoba Bhave?
Ans: The third Satyagrahi of individual Satyagrah launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1940 was Brahma Bhatt.
Q11. Who launched the secret radio during the Quit Indian Movement-Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, SUcheta Krplani, Annie Besant, Usha Mehta?
Ans: Usha Mehta launched the secret radio during the Quit Indian Movement.
Q12. Who was the physician of Magadh ruler Bimbisara- Vijayasena, Jeevaka, Manu, Shailbhadra?
Ans: Jeevaka was the physician of Magadh ruler Bimbisara.
Q13. Who was the real founder of the Turk rule in Bihar- Ibn Bakhtiyar Khalji, Ibrahim, Dariya Khan Nuhani, Malik Husumuddin?
Ans: Ibn Bakhtiyar Khalji was the real founder of the Turk rule in Bihar.
Q 14. Who was the first Indian Governor of Bihar- Dr. Shri Krishna Singh, Brij Kishor Prasad, BP Mandal, Satyendra Prasanna Sinha?
Ans: The first Indian Governor of Bihar was Satyendra Prasanna Sinha.
Q15. Who were the leaders of the Santhal revolt- Sidhu and Kanhu, Gaurakshni Bhagat and Keshav Chandra Roy, Shabhi Nath Pal and Korra Mallaya, Jara Bhagat and Balram Bhagat?
Ans: The leaders of the Santhal revolt were Sidhu and Kanhu.
Q16. In which year the Chauri revolt of Bihar took place- 1842, 1798, 1784, 1832?
Ans: Chauri revolt of Bihar took place in 1798.
Q17. In which year was Orissa separated from Bihar- 1936, 1956, 2000, 1912?
Ans: Orissa was separated from Bihar in 1936.
Q18. Where was the first Buddhist council convened- Rajagriha, Amaravati, Kangannahalli, Pataliputra?
Ans: The first Buddhist council was convened at Rajagriha.
Q19. Which Gupta ruler assumed the throne after killing his elder brother- SamudraGupta, Chandragupta II, SKandgupta, Shri Gupta?
Ans: Chandragupta II assumed the throne after killing his elder brother.
Q20. Who laid the foundation of vardhana dynasty- Rajyavardhan, Adityavardhan, Prabhakarvardhan, Pushyabhuti?
Ans: Pushyabhuti laid the foundation of Vardhana dynasty.
Q 21. Who successfully led the Bardoli Satyagraha- Motilal Nehru, JB Kriplani, Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabh Bhai Patel.
Ans: Vallabh Bhai Patel successfully led the Bardoli Satyagraha.
Q 22. In which year did Gandhi Irwin pact took place- 1930, 1931, 1932, 1929?
Ans: Gandhi Irwin pact took place on March 5, 1931.
Q 23. In which session Indian National Congress passed complete Independence resolution- 1924 AD Belgaum, 1929 AD Lahore, 1931 AD Karachi, 1929 AD Nagpur?
Ans: In Lahore session of 1929 Indian National Congress passed complete Independence resolution.
Q24. In which state is Chauri Chaura where in February 1922 AD a police station is set on fire- Madhhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan?
Ans: Chauri Chaura is in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.
Q25. In which place Khudiram Bose tried to kill Kingsford-Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Gaya, Patna?
Ans: Khudiram Bose tried to kill Kingsford in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar.
Q26. During which movement Azad Dasta was active in Bihar- Non cooperation movement, civil disobedience movement, quit India movement, Champaran Satyagraha?
Ans: During Quit India Movement Azad Dasta was active in Bihar.
Q27. Who is known as Frontier Gandhi- Shaukat Ali, Abul Kalam Azad, Abdul Gaffar Khan, M A Jinnah?
Ans: Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan is known as Frontier Gandhi.
Q28. In 1942 AD on the occasion of which festival Jayprakash Narayan escped from Hazaribagh Jail- Holi, Dussehra, Deepawali, Baisakhi?
Ans; On the occasion of Deepawali Jayprakash Narayan escped from Hazaribagh Jail.
Q29. Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected the Chairman of the constituent assembly in- October 1946 AD, November 1946 AD, December 1946 AD, September 1946 AD, September 1946 AD?
And: Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected the Chairman of the constituent assembly on 11 December 1946.
Q30. Where was Jhansi Ki Laxmi Died- Kanpur, Gwalior, Jhansi, Lucknow?
Ans: Rani Laxmibai died in Gwalior.
Q31. Who had said about the Bengal partition ” The partition announcement fell like a bomb shell”- Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Bipin Chandra Pal, Chittranjan Das, Surendra Nath Bannerjee?
Ans: Surendra Nath Bannerjee said the statement.
Q32. Sardar Uddham Singh killed whom- Curzon Willie, Michael O Dwyar, Saunders, General Dyer?
Ans: Sardar Uddham Singh killed Michael O Dwyar.
BPSC 64 Prelims History Questions
Q1. The earliest evidence of animal domestication and agriculture in India has come from- Anjira, Damb Sadat, Kile Gul Muhammad, Mehrgarh?
Ans: The earliest evidence of animal domestication and agriculture in India has come from Mehrgarh.
Q2. Who wrote Periplus of Erithraen Sea- Cetias, Pliny, Ptolemy, Starbo, None/ More than one?
Ans: Periplus of Erithraen Sea is written by an unknown author. So, the answer will be None of the above.
Q3. Who among the following has issued gold coins on a large scale- Puhyamitra Shunga, Menander, Vima Kadphises, Gautamiputra Satkarni?
Ans: Vima Kadphises issued gold coins on a large scale.
Q4. The ruler of Suvarnabhumi who founed the Buddhist monastery at Nalanda and requested Devpala through his ambassador to grant five villages for the maintenance was- Dharanindra, Sangramadhananjaya, Balputradeva, Chudamanivarmana?
Ans: The ruler of Suvarnabhumi who founed the Buddhist monastery at Nalanda and requested Devpala through his ambassador to grant five villages for the maintenance was Balputradeva.
Q5.Which Sultan demanded half the crops on land after measurement as revenue- Iltutmish, Balban, Alauddin Khalji, Mohammad Bin Tughlaq?
Ans: Alauddin Khalji demanded half the crops on land after measurement as revenue.
Q6. Sheikh Bahuddin Zakaria belonged to which sect- Suhasrawardi Silsilah, Rishi Sisilah, Chisti Silsilah, Firdausi Sislsilah?
Ans: Sheikh Bahuddin Zakaria belonged to Suhasrawrdi Silsilah.
Q7. Who among the following rulers divided his troops into units of two hundred, two hundred fifty, and five hundred- Bahlul Lodi, Sikandar Shah, Shershah, Sikandar Shah, Islam Shah, None of the above/ More than one.
Q8. Who stated that five thousand to twenty thousand men worked for forty years to build the palace of forty pillars, at Allahabad at Akbar’s time- Manucci, Travernnier, William Finch, Abdul Hamid Lahori.
Ans: William Finch stated that five thousand to twenty thousand men worked for forty years to build the palace of forty pillars, at Allahabad at Akbar’s time.
Q9. Which Sultan was reputed to be the Akbar of Kashmir- Sultan Shamsuddin Shah, Sultan Qutubuddin, Sultan Sikandar, Sultan Zainul Abidin?
Ans: Sultan Zainul Abidin was also known as the Akbar of Kashmir.
Q10. Who began the Faraizi movement- Haji Shariatullah, Syed Ahmed, Salimullah, MA Jinnah?
Ans: Faraizi movement was sarted by Haji Shariatullah.
Q11. Which of the following is not a reason to make the sepoys of East India Company rebellious- The essors of the officers of the company to spread Christianity, The order of the sepoys to travel on ships, The stoppage of Bhatta, The inefficiency of the officers?
Ans: The inefficiency of the officers was not a reason to make the sepoys of East India Company rebellious.
Q12. About Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar it is said that his empire extended from- Chandni Chowk to Palam, Delhi to Bihar, Peshawar to Varanasi, Peshawar to Bihar, None of the above?
Ans: The correct answer will be None of the above.
Q13. The immediate cause of Deccan riots of 1875 was- the shadow of famine, high interest rate charged by the Mahajans, High land revenue rates, protest against imposition of religious reforms?
Ans: The immediate cause of Deccan riots of 1875 was high interest rate charged by the Mahajans.
Q14. Who amongst the following did not rebelled against the East India Company’s control over them- Raja of Vizianagaram, Nizam of Hyderabad, Polygar of Tamil Nadu, Devan Velu Thampi of Travancore?
Ans: Nizam of Hyderabad did not rebelled against the East India Company’s control.
Q15. Who wrote the book ‘ Poverty and Unbritish rule in India’ – RC Dutt, Dadabhai Naoroji, Bipin Chandra Pal, Lajpat Rai?
Ans: Poverty and Unbritish rule in India is written by Dadabhai Naoroji.
Q16. The indigo rebellion was about- The peasant not wanting to grow indigo but being forced to, The peasant wanting to grow indigo but being forced not to, The peasant not wanting to grow indigo but being forced to grow at a price that was unacceptable, A protest movement that carried an indigo colored flag?
Ans: The correct answer is The peasant not wanting to grow indigo but being forced to grow at a price that was unacceptable.
Q17. Rajni Palme Dutt said ” They both fought and collaborated with imperialism which political grouping was he referring to- The Indian National Congress, The Communist Party of India, The Swaraj party, HSRA?
Ans: Rajni Palme Dutt said this about the Indian National Congress.
Q18. Which among the following is nota Nationalist Newspaper- The Hindu, Bengalee, Maharatha, The Times of India?
Ans: The Times of India is not a nationalist newspaper.
Q19. Identify the correct combination from the options given below for Prarthna Samaj, Young India, Satyashodhak Samaj, Lokhitwadi, Rehnumayi Mazdayasan Sabha.
- Gopal Hari Deshmukh, Atmaram Pandurang, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Jyotiba Phule, Naoronji Furdonji.
- Atmaram Pandurang, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Jyotiba Phule, Gopal Hari Deshmukh, Naoronji Furdonji.
- Atmaram Pandurang, Jyotiba Phule, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Gopal Hari Deshmukh, Naoronji Furdonji.
- Naoronji Furdonji. Atmaram Pandurang, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Gopal Hari Deshmukh, Jyotiba Phule.
Ans: The correct match is option 2.
Q20. From the options given below find the correct combination of editors of the nationalist newspapers: The Hindu, Kesari, Bengali, Hindustani, Sudharak.
- Surendranath Bannerjee, G. Subramaniya Ayyer, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Ganga Prasad Verma, Gopal Krishna Gokhale.
- Bal Gangadhar Tilak, G. Subramaniya Ayyer, Surendranath Bannerjee, Ganga Prasad Verma, Gopal Krishna Gokhale.
- G. Subramaniya Ayyer, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Ganga Prasad Verma, Gopal Krishna Gokhale. Surendranath Bannerjee.
- G. Subramaniya Ayyer, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Surendranath Bannerjee, Ganga Prasad Verma, Gopal Krishna Gokhale.
Ans: The correct answer is option 4.
Q21. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre happened in the context of which Gandhian Satyagrah- Swadeshi Satyagrah, Rowlatt Satyagrah, Bardoli Satyagrah, Individual Satyagraha?
Ans: The Jallianwala Bagh massacre happened in the context of Rowlatt Satyagrah.
Q22. Bal Gangadhar Tilak came to be known as Lokmanya Tilak when- He became a popular teacher, He started a popular newspaper, The Govt accused him in the Rand case, When he started Shivaji and Ganpati festival, None of the above/ More than one?
Ans: The answer will be None of the above.
Q23. Who raised the flag of independence at the congress session of 1929- Maulana Mohammad Ali, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabh Bhai Patel, Subhash Chandra bose?
Ans: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru raised the flag of independence at the congress session of 1929.
Q24. How old was Bhagat SIngh when he threw a bom in the assembly in protest against the government- 21 Yrs, A little more than 21 yrs, 25 yrs, A little more than 25 yrs.
Ans: Bhagat Singh at that time was a little more that 21 Yeras.
Q25. In which territory the tribals rebelled against the Britishers- Bihar, Punjab, Kathiawar, Sindh?
Ans: Tribals rebelled against the Britishers in Bihar.
When the BPSC 69 Exam will held?
As per the BPSC latest calendar BPSC 69 Prelims is scheduled to be held on 30 September 2023.