Indian History: How India Fought For Freedom

In this quiz, you will find questions related to Indian history, the timeline of India’s independence, and the struggle of freedom fighters.

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The Allahabad Pillar inscription is associated with which one of the following ?

Samudragupta Ashoka Mahapadma Nanda Chandragupta Maurya

Who among the following presided over the Buddhist Council held during the reign of Kanishka at Kashmir ?

Sudraka Vasumitra Parsva Nagarjuna

The silver coins issued by the Guptas were called:

Pana Dinara Karshapana Rupaka

Which of the following rulers were closely associated with Yuehzhi nomadic people?

Shaka Kushana Pahalva None of them

The “Siddhimatrika” script was one of the forms of writing Sanskrit in ancient India. This script, which made Sanskrit works known in China and Japan was developed during the times of ___:

Kanishka Harsha Meander Chandragupta Vikramaditya

The doctrine of ‘Vyuhavada’ is associated with which among the following Sects (or) cults of India?

Shaivism Vaishnavism Buddhism Jainism

As per the ancient Indian Texts, the land between which among the following two rivers has been called “Brahamavarta”?

Saraswati river and Drsadvati River Saraswati river and Saryu River Sutudri (Satluj) River and Vipas (Beas) River Ganga River and Yamuna River

Aihole Inscription is ascribed to which of the following rulers ?

Pulkeshin II Rudradaman Kharvela Ashoka

The Bodhisattva Doctrine is associated with:

Mahayana Buddhism

Hinayana Buddhism

Vajrayana Buddhism

Theravada Buddhism

The religion of early Vedic Aryans was primarily of:

Image worship and Yajnas


Worship of nature and Bhakti

Worship of nature and Yajnas

When quit India Resolution was passed in 1942, the Viceroy of India was :

Lord Linlithgow Lord Wavell Lord Willingdon Lord Mountbatten

Lord Mountbatten put forth the plan proposing the partition of India and the creation of Pakistan :

On May 3, 1947 On June 3, 1947 On July 3, 1947 On August 3, 1947

Subhash Chandra Bose became the Supreme Commander of Indian National Army in :

1932 1935 1943 1945

When Japan handed over Andaman Nicobar islands to Subhash Chandra Bose in Nov. 1943, he named these islands as :

Shaheed Island and Samaj Island respectively Samaj Island and Swaraj Island respectively Swaraj Island and Shaheed Island respectively Shaheed Island and Swaraj Island respectively

The third person who presented himself for individual Satyagrah launched by Mahatma Gandhi in October 1940 was:

Brahma Datt Acharya Vinoba Bhave Jawahar Lal Nehru None of these
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Title: Indian History: How India Fought For Freedom
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