General Knowledge Question and Answers on History

  • The capital of British India was transferred from Calcutta to Delhi in the year? 1911
  • Where is Tibetian Institute of Higher Studies situated in India? Banaras
  • Which Educational Initiative in the British India is called the Magna Carta of Education in India? Woods Dispatch on Education, 1854
  • Who had propounded the infiltration Theory in Education during the British rule in India? Lord Macaulay
  • Who was the only Indian member in Sir Thomas Raleigh commission on Education? Gurudas Benerjee
  • Who was the Prime Minister of Britain at the time of passing India Independence Act, 1947? Clement Atlee
  • In 1929 a commission on Labour was appointed by Lord Irwin under chairmanship of? Sir Whittley
  • Who was the President of Indian National Congress at the time of partition of India? J. B. Kripalani
  • Delhi was made Capital of India during the time of which viceroy? Lord Hardinge
  • Who was the first Indian Governor-General of India? C. Rajagopalachari
  • British Government appointed a Committee to inquire into the Jallianwala Bagh firing Incident under whose chairmanship? Hunter
  • By which Act, Dyarchy at Provinces was introduced in India? Government of India Act, 1919
  • Which Indian Leader participated in all three Round table conferences? Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
  • The British Journalist who accompanied Mahatama Gandhi during his famous Dandi March in 1930? Webb Miller
  • Which British Prime Minister is associated with communal award? Ramsay MC Donald
  • Who was the first Secretary of Indian National Congress? Allan Octavian Hume
  • Who was popularly known as “Uncrowned Prince of Maharashtra”? Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  • Who was the first women president of Indian National Congress (INC)? Annie Besent
  • Which social reformer of 19th century in India is considered as Martin Luther King of India? Swami Dayanand Saraswati
  • Which social reformer of 19th century in India had participated in the Parliament of Religions held in 1893 at Chicago? Swami Vivekananda
  • Where was the International headquarters of Theosophical Society situated? Adyar
  • Which social reformer of 19th century in Maharashtra has written the book of slavery named Gulamgiri? Jyotiba Phule
  • Who was the author of the famous book Tarikh-e-Hind? Al-Beruni




2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by T.Gopi on October 18, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    Sir,pls send to me vao exam cut off in sc A(Aarundhiyar)
    thanks you.


  2. Kudos to TNPSC blog team for a great site. The information you have presented is good and the design,fonts are all great and make it an interesting and enriching read. Have also subscribed to your SMSREADER channel. Good job..!



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