History GK Questions and Answers Part 1

History General Knowledge Part-1

1. Krishna Dvaipayana, author of the epic Mahabharat, better known as ?
ANS – Veda Vyasa

2. By which Act the Commercial Rights of East India Company were abolished?
ANS – Charter Act 1833

3. Who helped Chandragupta Maurya to build the first great empire in India?
ANS – Kautilya

4. Which Government of India program aims to help, build or upgrade dwelling units of below the poverty line of rural families?
ANS – Indira Awaas Yojana

5. Which religion was embraced Chandra Gupta Maurya and then he became a Sanyasi?
ANS – Jainism

6. Which metal was not known to the Indus valley people?
ANS – Iron

7. Which Chalukya ruler stopped Harshavardhana from expanding into south after defeating him on the banks of Narmada river?
ANS – Pulkesin II

8. Wheat, Rice, Millet were grown by people of Harappan Civilization. True or False?
ANS – True

9. Who was Chandragupta Maurya’s Chief Advisor?
ANS – Chanakya

10. Chanakya was Chief advisor of Bindusara. True or False?
ANS – True. Chanakya was Chief Advisor of Both Chandragupta Maurya and his son Bindusara.