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1. Who was the first Governor-General of independent India?
  1. Lord Mountbatten
  2. C. Rajagopalachari
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
2. Who was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress?
  1. Sarojini Naidu
  2. Annie Besant
  3. Annie Wood Besant
  4. Kamala Nehru
3. The Indian Rebellion of 1857 started from which Indian city?
  1. Lucknow
  2. Meerut
  3. Delhi
  4. Kolkata
4. Who was the founder of the Gupta Empire in ancient India?
  1. Sri Gupta
  2. Chandragupta Maurya
  3. Ashoka the Great
  4. Samudragupta
5. Which Mughal Emperor built the Taj Mahal?
  1. Akbar
  2. Jahangir
  3. Aurangzeb
  4. Shah Jahan
6. Who was known as the Iron Man of India?
  1. Subhas Chandra Bose
  2. Bhagat Singh
  3. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru
7. The Indus Valley Civilization was primarily located in which present-day country?
  1. India
  2. Pakistan
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Nepal
8. Who was the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest?
  1. Bachendri Pal
  2. Arunima Sinha
  3. Santosh Yadav
  4. Premlata Agarwal
9. The Battle of Plassey in 1757 was fought between the British East India Company and which Indian ruler?
  1. Tipu Sultan
  2. Shivaji Maharaj
  3. Siraj ud-Daulah
  4. Rani Lakshmibai
10. Who is known as the Father of Indian Constitution?
  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
  4. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
11. Who was the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal?
  1. Abhinav Bindra
  2. Milkha Singh
  3. P.T. Usha
  4. Karnam Malleswari
12. Who is known as the Nightingale of India?
  1. Madhubala
  2. Lata Mangeshkar
  3. Sarojini Naidu
  4. Mother Teresa
13. Who was the first woman Prime Minister of India?
  1. Sonia Gandhi
  2. Pratibha Patil
  3. Sushma Swaraj
  4. Indira Gandhi
14. The Indian National Army (INA) was formed by which Indian nationalist leader?
  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Bhagat Singh
  3. Subhas Chandra Bose
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru
15. The famous rock-cut temples of Mahabalipuram were built by which dynasty?
  1. Chola Dynasty
  2. Pallava Dynasty
  3. Pandya Dynasty
  4. Gupta Dynasty
16. Who was the first Indian woman to win the Nobel Prize?
  1. Kiran Bedi
  2. Mother Teresa
  3. Sarojini Naidu
  4. Indira Gandhi
17. The ‘Quit India Movement’ was launched in which year?
  1. 1942
  2. 1945
  3. 1942
  4. 1947
18. The Maurya Empire was founded by which ruler?
  1. Chandragupta Maurya
  2. Chandragupta Maurya
  3. Ashoka
  4. Bindusara
19. The first session of the Indian National Congress was held in which year?
  1. 1885
  2. 1885
  3. 1890
  4. 1900
20. Who wrote the famous book “Discovery of India”?
  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. Mahatma Gandhi
  4. Subhas Chandra Bose
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