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What was the main objective of the Wahabi movement which during 1852-70 was particularly active in the Punjab, Bengal, Bihar and the NWFP?

A) To oust the British from India B) To overthrow the Sikhs in the Punjab and the British in Bengal and to restore Muslim power in India
C) To eradicate religious corruption from Muslim Society D) To Organise the Muslims into a nationalist community

Answer:   B) To overthrow the Sikhs in the Punjab and the British in Bengal and to restore Muslim power in India



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Subject: Indian History
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Who first imposed Jizya Tax in India?

A) Allaudin khilji B) Aurangzeb
C) Mohammad Bin Qasim D) Qutb-ud-din Aibak
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Qutb-ud-din Aibak

Explanation:

In India, Islamic rulers Qutb-ud-din Aibak imposed jizya on non-Muslims first time which was called kharaj-o-jizya. Jizya was abolished by the Mughal ruler Akbar in the 16th century but was re-introduced by Aurangzeb in the 17th century.

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The construction of Warangal Fort was started by ______ ?

A) Beta - II B) Rudra
C) Jayapa D) Prola - II
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rudra

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Where and when the first session of Indian National Congress was held ?

A) Delhi, 1890 B) Mumbai, 1885
C) Madras, 1887 D) Kolkata, 1889
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mumbai, 1885

Explanation:

The first session of Indian National Congress was held from 28–31 December 1885, in Mumbai and was attended by 72 delegates. Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee was the first president of the Indian National Congress (INC), a voice of Indian opinion to the British government.

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With reference to the first battle of freedom in 1857, who was related to Jhansi ?

A) Chandra Shekhar Azad B) Rani Lakshmi Bai
C) Mangal Pandey D) Bhagat Singh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rani Lakshmi Bai

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______ was named by the Arabs as City of gold ?

A) Mumbai B) Jaipur
C) Cooch Behar D) Multan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Multan

Explanation:

Mumbai - City of Wealth

Jaipur - Pink City

Cooch Behar - City of Beauty

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