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Top 50+ History GK Questions & Answers in English. These questions can be very helpful in interviews of various competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, BPSC, Railway, Banking, NDA & more.

  1. Who founded Mahabalipuram, City of Tamil Nadu ?

    Answer: Narasimhavarman I
  2. What was the Real name of Mahatma Buddha, the founder of Buddhism ?

    Answer: Siddhartha
  3. Which Metal was first used by the Indus people ?

    Answer: Copper
  4. Who was known as the Indian Napoleon ?

    Answer: Samudragupta
  5. Who was the first governor general of india?

    Answer: Lord William Bentick
  6. Who was the first governor general of Independent india?

    Answer: Lord lewis mountbatten
  7. who was the first Mughal emperor of India ?

    Answer: Babar
  8. Who was the first Gupta king to Issue Silver Coins ?

    Answer: Chandragupta II
  9. Who introduced the Permanent Settlement in Bengal ?

    Answer: Lord Cornwallis
  10. Who was the last Viceroy and first Governor – General of Independent India ?

    Answer: Lord Mountbatten
  11. Who was the first Viceroy of India ?

    Answer: Lord Canning
  12. Who was the Viceroy of India during Champaran Satyagraha ?

    Answer: Lord Chelmsford
  13. Who was the last Ruler of Delhi Sultanate ?

    Answer: Ibrahim Lodi
  14. Who was the last Mughal emperor of India ?

    Answer: Bahadur Shah II
  15. Who was the author of Humayun – Nama ?

    Answer: Gulbadan Begum
  16. Which Gupta ruler is known as the ‘ Napoleon of India ‘ ?

    Answer: Samudragupta
  17. Which Mughal emperor abolished Jizya tax for Hindu pilgrims ?

    Answer: Akbar
  18. Which Englishman honored the Mughal Emperor Jahangir with the title of ” Khan ” ?

    Answer: William Hawkins
  19. The British set up their first factory in Surat with the permission of which Mughal Emperor ?

    Answer: Jahangir
  20. In which year did the Battle of Haldighati take place between Maharana Pratap and Akbar ?

    Answer: 1576 On 18th June