135 Best History Questions And Answers 2023 [English/Hindi]

History is the most boring subject! This statement couldn’t be more wrong. History can be as fun as any other academic subject if you are passionate enough about this subject. This subject holds a lot of knowledge and values. Because we should always know our history and where we came from, what struggles we have faced in the past times etc to understand our present and prepare for the future.
If you too are a history fan then this article is for you. Or you can also be someone who is looking for some History Questions to ask their children, students, colleagues, or anyone who claims to know a thing or two about history.
In this article, we are bringing you some of the best history questions. These questions have been asked to history students as well as history quizzes so you will learn a lot which can help you get some knowledge on the subject as well.
Go ahead and take a look at the following History Questions and put an end to your search for the history questions for whichever reasons you are looking for them in the first place. We hope you would find these history questions challenging and interesting.
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History Questions And Answers

Q. The kailashnath Temple at Ellora was constructed by
Ans : Rashtrakuta king Krishna
Q. Who designed the Indian parliament Building ?
Ans : Herbert Bekar
Q. Thukaram belonged to
Ans : Maharashtra
Q. Name the first king in the world who introduced prohibition
Ans : Ashoka
Q. Which country is called constitution Research Society?
Ans : Greece
Q. The custom of Johar prevailed among the women of
Ans : Rajputs
Q. When did Alexander the great visited India?
Ans : 326 BC
Q. Indus valley civilization period was
Ans : 3000-1500BC
Q. Who were the architects of Indus Valley Civilization?
Ans : Dravidans
Q. Mohenjodaro and Harappa are now in
Ans : Pakistan
Q. The oldest veda is ________
Ans : Rig
Q. Aryan’s lived in
Ans : South India
Q. Where is “Bulandh Darwaza ” situated ?
Ans : Uttar Pradesh
Q. The Dravidians worshipped
Ans : Sakthi -ans
Q. The staple food of Indus Valley people was
Ans : Wheat and Barley
Q. The brain trust of Chandra Gupta Maurya was
Ans : Kautilya
Q. The modern name for Pataliputra
Ans : Patna
Q. The city of modern Patna was founded by
Ans :  Ajathasatru
Q. The modern name for Panipat is
Ans : Kurukshetra
Q. Ashvagosha lived during the ________ period
Ans : Kushana
Q. Vikramaditya was
Ans : Chandra Gupta II
Q. Vathapi was the capital of the
Ans : Chalukyas
Q. Which battle in India gave superior status to the Britishers?
Ans : Battle of Buxar
Q. Who was defeated by Ghori Mohammed to conquer Delhi?
Ans : Prithviraj
Who was known as the ‘Whip of the God’?
Ans : Chengizkhan

World History Questions And Answers

Q. In which year did Semi-permanent settlements come up in Africa, Asia and Europe in the year?
Ans : 10,000 BC
Q. Greek civilization was flourished in the year ________ ?
Ans : 800 BC
Q. Rome was founded in the year ___ ?
Ans : 753 BC
Q. In the year ______, Victoria becomes queen of British empire.
Ans :  1837 AD
Q. Suez canal opened in the year ______ .
Ans : 1869 AD
Q. Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubliee was held in the year ______.
Ans : 1887 AD
Q. The Eiffel Tower is built in ________.
Ans : 1889 AD
Q. New Zeland becomes first country to grant woman to right to vote in the year _____.
Ans : 1869
Q. World War I commenced in
Ans : 1914
Q. Who is considered the “Father of the Constitution”?
Ans : James Madison
Q. Who was first to reach the South Pole?
Ans : Capt. Amundsen
Q. Which was the Napoleon last battle in which he was captured and exiled to St Helena?
Ans : Battle of Waterloo
Q. Around 1000 AD, which of these empires was the predominant power of mainland southeast Asia?
Ans : Khmer
Q. The first battle of which war was the Battle of Alma?
Ans : Crimean war
Q. Buckingham Palace became the official royal residence during the reign of which British monarch?
Ans : Queen Victoria
Q. In which year Bangladesh was formed as Separate Country?
Ans : 1971
Q. The First Triumvirate was established in 60 B.C. by Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus, and this Roman general and consul. He was one of Caesar’s many enemies and his son-in-law,he became a ruler of Rome. Who was he?
Ans : Pompey
Q. What was the other name given to the French and Indian War (1756-1763)?
Ans : The Seven Years’ War
Q. During which war in 1870 was the Battle of Sedan fought?
Ans : Franco Prussian war
Q. The 1513 Battle of Flodden Field was the largest battle (in terms of numbers) ever fought between which two countries?
Ans : England and Scotland
Q. This Russian ruler was the first to be crowned Czar(Tsar) when he defeated the boyars (influential families) in 1547. Who was he?
Ans : Ivan IV (the Terrible)
Q. The dominant civilization in the central valley of Mexico was which of the following by 1000 AD?
Ans : Toltec
Q. The Great Pyramid of Giza was built for which Egyptian ruler?
Ans : Cheops
Q. The first king of modern Greece, Otto I, was the son of King Ludwig I of which state?
Ans : Bavaria
Q. Name the person who built Fort Necessity.
Ans : George Washington
Q. Bhumibol Adulyadej is the longest-reigning monarch in which country’s history?
Ans : Thailand

History Questions And Answers In Hindi

प्रश्न 1. मुहम्मद गौरी और पृथ्वीराज चौहान के बीच, तराईन की पहली लड़ाई किस वर्ष हुई थी?
उत्तर: क. 1191
प्रश्न 2. सिकन्दर के समय मगध पर किसका शासन था?
उत्तर: क. धननन्द
प्रश्न 3. इनमे से कौन भारत में गुलाम वंश का संस्थापक था?
उत्तर: ख. कुतुबुद्दीन ऐबक
प्रश्न 4. ‘यह व्याख्या किसने की थी “वेदों में सम्पूर्ण सच्चाई निहित है”?
उत्तर: ख. स्वामी दयानंद
प्रश्न 5. अपने काल का महान संगीतज्ञ तानसेन किसके दरबार में थे?
उत्तर: ख. अकबर
प्रश्न 6. इनमे से किस गवर्नर जनरल ने ‘व्यपगत सिद्धान्त’ का प्रतिपादन किया था?
उत्तर: ख. लॉर्ड डलहौजी
प्रश्न 7. भारत में सती प्रथा किस वर्ष ख़त्म कर दी गयी थी.
उत्तर: ख. 1829
प्रश्न 8. सिन्धु घाटी स्थल कालीबंगन किस राज्य में है?
उत्तर: ग. राजस्थान
प्रश्न 9. स्वामी विवेकानन्द का मूल नाम क्या था?
उत्तर: ख. नरेन्द्रनाथ दत्त
प्रश्न 10. बिहार में कुँवर सिंह ने किस ई. में हुए विद्रोह का नेतृत्व किया था?
उत्तर: ग. 1857 ई.
Q11. हड़प्पा सभ्यता का प्रचलित नाम क्या है ?
उत्तर: C. सिन्धु घाटी की सभ्यता
Q12. अंग्रेजों ने ‘फूट डालो और शासन करो’ की नीति कब अपनाई थी?
उत्तर: C. 1858 ई. में बाद
Q13. भारत में खोजा गया सबसे पुराना शहर कौन सा था
उत्तर: A. हड़प्पा
Q14. इंग्लैंड में गृहयुद्ध कितने वर्षों तक चला था ?
उत्तर: B. सात वर्ष
Q15. सिन्धु सभ्यता निम्नलिखित में से किस युग या काल की है ?
उत्तर: D. आध ऐतेहासिक काल
Q16. आर्य कहाँ से भारत की यात्रा पर आए थे ?
उत्तर: C. केन्द्रीय एशिया से
Q17. पूर्व-वैदिक या ऋग्वेदिक संस्कृति का काल किसे माना जाता है ?
उत्तर: A. 1500 ई०पू० – 1000 ई०पू०
Q18. किस अवधि में रामायण एवं महाभारत की रचना हुई थी ?
उत्तर: D. आर्य अवधि में
Q19. वेदों की संख्या कितनी होती है ?
उत्तर: C. चार
Q20. पुराणों की संख्या कितनी है ?
उत्तर: C. 18

History General knowledge Questions

Q1. Where did British first open their factories in Eastern part of India?
Answer: Orissa
Q2. When East India Company was came into existence, England was ruled by
Answer: Normans
Q3. In Bengal, the headquarters of East India Company were located at
Answer: Fort William
Q4. Goa was captured by Portuguese
Answer: 1510 AD
Q5. First Governor-General of Bengal was
Answer: Warren Hastings
Q6. First Governor-General of India was
Answer: Lord William Bentinck
Q7. Sati was declared illegal and punishable by
Answer: Lord William Bentinck
Q8. The first session of the All India Congress held in Bombay in 1920, was presided over by
Answer: Lala Lajpat Rai
Q9. Who founded Ferguson College at Pune in 1885
Answer: Samaj Sewa Sangh
Q10. First English newspaper in India
Answer: The Bengal Gazette

Conclusion –

So these are some of the most popular and challenging History questions to find on the internet. Did you know the answer to all the questions? If not then you don’t have to feel bad about it as these questions are picked by some professionals with great knowledge of History. We hope you found our article helpful and informative. Thank you for visiting our page and you are welcome to come again for more such articles in the future as well.

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