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The Lucknow Pact which was an agreement between indian Congress and Muslim League was signed in?

A)

1914


B)

1915


C)

1916


D)

1917



Correct Answer :

1916


Explanation :

The Lucknow Agreement (December, 1916), agreement made by the Indian National Congress headed by Maratha leader Bal Gangadhar Tilak and the All-India Muslim League led by Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It was passed by the Congress in Lucknow session on December 29 and by the League on December 31, 1916.
In this agreement, there was a provision about the structure of the Government of India and relations between Hindu and Muslim communities.

The viceroy of india who announced the partition of Bengal in 1905 was?

A)

Lord Irwin


B)

Lord Lytton


C)

Lord Hardinge


D)

Lord Curzon



Correct Answer :

Lord Curzon


Explanation :

The Partition of Bengal was announced on 19 July 1905 by the Viceroy of India Lord Curzon, despite strong Indian nationalist opposition.
The partition took place on 16 October 1905 and separated the largely Muslim eastern areas from the largely Hindu western areas.

When was the battle of Haldighati fought?

A)

1776


B)

1676


C)

1576


D)

1476



Correct Answer :

1576


Explanation :

The Battle of Haldighati was fought in Haldighati, Rajasthan on 18 June 1576 for around four hours between Rana of Mewar, Maharana Pratap and Mughal Emperor Akbar’s forces led by Man Singh I of Amber.

In 1498, which Portuguese explorer discovered a new sea route from Europe to India?

A)

Vasco da Gama


B)

Christopher Columbus


C)

Sir Francis Drake


D)

John Cabot



Correct Answer :

Vasco da Gama


Explanation :

Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovered a new sea route from Europe to India in 1497-1498.

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