History GK (General Knowledge) for NDA Exam Sep 2017-2018

By Roopali Thapliyal | History | Sep 06, 2017

NDA 2017 Important General Knowledge Questions

Hey friends, today we are sharing some important history GK (General knowledge) question answer for those people who are preparing for NDA exam 2017, and interested to join the National Defence Academy. This History General Knowledge notes is very helpful to crack the NDA exam and posted by the top NDA coaching institute in Dehradun i.e. Ground Zero Institute Dehradun.

  1. Kitab-ul-Hind is a book by : Alberuni

  2. Which river is most described in the Rigveda ? Sindhu  River

  3. When were the High Courts in Calcutta, Madras and Bombay established ?

    1. In the year 1861

  4. In which year were Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev hanged ? In the year 1861

  5. The faous resolution on Non-Cooperation was adopted at a special session (Septamber 1920) held at :

    1. Calcutta

  6. The first offical Language Commission as required under Article 344 of the Constitution was constituted by the president in :

    1. 1955 with B.G.Kher as its Chairman

  7. Who was the revolutionary leader to kill General O. Dyer responsible for Jalianwala Bagh tragedy ?

    1. Udham Singh

  8. In which province of undivided India was a referendum held to ascertain wheather it should join Pakistan or not ?

    1. North West Frontier Province

  9. The founder of the Karkota dynasty in Kashmir was :

    1. Avantivarman

  10. Under Harshvardhan in the seventh century A.D. the centre of political gravity in north Indian shifted from Magadh to :

    1. Kannauj

  11. The Chalukyas or Solankis ruled over Gujarat for almost three and a half centuries between :

    1. The year 950-1300 A.D.

  12. Who wrote Ain-i-Akbari ? Abul Fazi

  13. During the Sultanate period the highest category of peasants were :

    1. The Khots and muqaddams

  14. During the Sultanate period the territories whose revenues went directly to the Sultan’s treasury called :

    1. Khalisa

  15. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq is credited with the foundation of the third city of Delhi known as :

    1. Tughlaqabad

  16. Which Indian philosophy postulates a dualism of the matter and soul, and declares that salvstion depends on fully recognising the atomic nature of the universe and its difference with the soul ?

    1. Vaisesika

  17. The last Tirthankara in Jain tradition is :                                                                Vardhamana Mahavira

  18. The two Jain Tirthankars who find mention in Rig Veda are Rishabhanath and Aristhanemia

  19. Who attained Kaivalya (i.e. the supreme knowledge and final deliverance from the bonds of pleasure and pain ) at the age of 42 ? Vardhamana Mahavira

  20. The fundamental principle of Budda’s teachings are represented by the Four Nobel Truths viz.,

    1. Dukkha, Dukkha Samuddaya, Dukkha Nirodha and Dukkha Nirodh- Gamini- Pratipada

  21. The four important dynasties that stand out prominently in the sixth century B.C. are

    1. The Haryankas of Magadha, the Ikshakus of Kosala, the pauravas of Vatsa and Prodyotas of Avanti

  22. Who founded the Haryank dynasty in Magadha ? Bimbisara

  23. The most important republican state during the period of Buddha were The Vajjis

  24. Who wrote the play Mudrarakshasa ? Vishakha Dutta

  25. In Karnataka, Asoka’s incriptions have been found at Maski, Yerragudi and Chitaldurga

  26. The oldest among the spoken literary languages of South India is Tamil Language

  27. Who is known as Siladitya ? Harshavardhana

  28. Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah founded state of Hyderabad in : 1724

  29. ‘Early History of India’ in 1904 was written by : A. Smith

  30. Six Vedangas (limbs of Vedas ) are :

    1. Siksha (phonetics) , Kalpa (rituals), Vyakarna(grammar), Nirukta(estymology), Chhanda (metrics) and Jyotisha (astronomy)

  31. Who wrote ‘Gaudevaho’ ? Vakpati

  32. Ahar culture , Kayatha culture, Mlwa culture, Prabas culture, Rangpur culture are all parts of :

    1. Chalcolithic cultures

  33. The relics of Indus Valley (Harappa) civilization were first noticed in :1 Harappa

  34. The most remarkable building at Mohenjodaro was : The Great Bath

  35. The author of Tarikh-i-Mubaraks Shahi is : Yahya Sirhindi

  36. The Vijayanagar Empire in the south came into existence in : D. 1336

  37. The first Muslim ruler to impose Jaziya on the Brahmins was : Firuz Shah Tughla


  38. Who actually makes use of the executive authority of the union Government ?

    1. The Council of Ministers

  39. The Directive Principles of State Policy underline the philosophy of Socialism

  40. To ensure the overall development of citizens , the Fundamental Right have been provided in which part ?

    1. Part-III (Articles 12-35) of the Constitution

  41. The 86th Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2002 added a new Article 21A in

    1. Right to  Freedom (The Article 21A relates to Right to Education)

  42. Who performs  the duties of President if the office of President is temporarily vacant due to illness or otherwise  or absence of President                                                                                                 Vice President

  43. Money Bill can be initiated only in the House of People

  44. The state Legislature consists of the

    1. Governor , the Legislative Assembly and the Councils (If it is provided for in the state )

  45. Which Article is concerned with abolition or creation of Legislative Councils in state ?

    1. Articles 169

  46. When was National Flag adopted by the Constituent  Assembly                      On July 24, 1947

  47. Which Schedule of the Constitution of India deals with powers , authority and responsibilites of municipalities ?

    1. Twelfth Schedule

  48. The provision of adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-state rivers or river valleys is laid down in :

    1. Artices 262

  49. India is a republic, that means : The head of state of India is indirectly elected for a fixed period

  50. The ideal of liberty , equality and fraternity as enshrined in the Preamble to the Constitution of India have been taken from :

    1. The French Revolution (1789)

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