Major historical events and their respective years – MCQ DF Download

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EventYear
Arrival of Aryans in India1500 BCE
Birth of Mahavira540 BCE
Mahavira’s Nirvana468 BCE
Birth of Gautama Buddha563 BCE
Mahaparinirvana of Gautama Buddha483 BCE
Alexander’s invasion of India326-325 BCE
Ashoka’s victory over Kalinga261 BCE
Start of Vikram Samvat calendar58 BCE
Start of Shaka Samvat calendar78 CE
Start of Hijri (Islamic) calendar622 CE
Fa-Hien’s journey to India405-411 CE
Reign of Harshavardhana606-647 CE
Xuanzang’s journey to India630 CE
Invasion of Somnath Temple by Mahmud Ghazni1025 CE
First Battle of Tarain1191 CE
Second Battle of Tarain1192 CE
Establishment of the Ghulam dynasty1206 CE
Vasco da Gama’s arrival in India1498 CE
First Battle of Panipat1526 CE
Second Battle of Panipat1556 CE
Third Battle of Panipat1761 CE
Akbar’s coronation1556 CE
Battle of Haldighati1576 CE
Establishment of Din-e Ilahi1582 CE
Battle of Plassey1757 CE
Battle of Buxar1764 CE
Permanent Settlement in Bengal1793 CE
First Partition of Bengal1905 CE
Formation of Muslim League1906 CE
Morley-Minto Reforms1909 CE
World War I1914-1918
World War II1939-1945
Non-Cooperation Movement1920-1922
Arrival of Simon Commission1928 CE
Dandi March (Salt Satyagraha)1930 CE
Gandhi-Irwin Pact1931 CE
Cabinet Mission Plan1946 CE
Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi1948 CE
China’s invasion of India (1962)1962 CE
India-Pakistan War (1965)1965 CE
Tashkent Agreement1966 CE
Battle of Talikota1565 CE
First Anglo-Mysore War1776-1769
Second Anglo-Mysore War1780-1784
Third Anglo-Mysore War1790-1792
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War1799 CE
Kargil War1999 CE
First Round Table Conference1930 CE
Second Round Table Conference1931 CE
Third Round Table Conference1932 CE
Cripps Mission1942 CE
Chinese Revolution (1911)1911 CE
French Revolution1789 CE
Russian Revolution1917 CE

Multiple choice Questions

When did the Aryans arrive in India?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 2500 BCE
C) 1000 BCE
D) 2000 BCE
Answer: A) 1500 BCE

In which year was Mahavira born?
A) 540 BCE
B) 468 BCE
C) 563 BCE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: A) 540 BCE

When did Gautam Buddha attain Nirvana?
A) 540 BCE
B) 468 BCE
C) 563 BCE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: B) 468 BCE

What year marks the invasion of India by Alexander the Great?
A) 326-325 BCE
B) 540 BCE
C) 563 BCE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: A) 326-325 BCE

In which year did Ashoka achieve victory over Kalinga?
A) 540 BCE
B) 468 BCE
C) 563 BCE
D) 261 BCE
Answer: D) 261 BCE

When did the Vikram Samvat era begin?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 58 BCE
C) 78 BCE
D) 622 CE
Answer: B) 58 BCE

What year marks the beginning of the Shaka Samvat era?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 58 BCE
C) 78 BCE
D) 78 CE
Answer: C) 78 BCE

When did the Hijri Samvat era begin?
A) 1500 CE
B) 622 CE
C) 78 BCE
D) 78 CE
Answer: B) 622 CE

In which year did Fa-Hien undertake his journey to India?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 405-411 CE
C) 540 BCE
D) 78 CE
Answer: B) 405-411 CE

What were the years of Harshavardhan’s rule?
A) 1500-1600 CE
B) 606-647 CE
C) 540 BCE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: B) 606-647 CE

When did Hieun Tsang undertake his journey to India?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 630 CE
C) 540 BCE
D) 78 CE
Answer: B) 630 CE

In which year did Mahmud of Ghazni raid the Somnath Temple?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 540 BCE
C) 1025 CE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: C) 1025 CE

What year marks the First Battle of Tarain?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 1191 CE
C) 540 BCE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: B) 1191 CE

In which year did the Second Battle of Tarain take place?
A) 1191 CE
B) 1500 BCE
C) 1192 CE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: C) 1192 CE

When was the Ghulam dynasty founded in India?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 1206 CE
C) 540 BCE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: B) 1206 CE

What year marks Vasco da Gama’s arrival in India?
A) 1498 CE
B) 1500 BCE
C) 1192 CE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: A) 1498 CE

When did the First Battle of Panipat occur?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 1526 CE
C) 1192 CE
D) 483 BCE
Answer: B) 1526 CE

In which year did the Second Battle of Panipat take place?
A) 1500 BCE
B) 1556 CE
C) 1192 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: B) 1556 CE

What year marks the Third Battle of Panipat?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1500 BCE
C) 1556 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: D) 1761 CE

When did Akbar ascend to the throne?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1500 BCE
C) 1556 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: C) 1556 CE

In which year did the Battle of Haldighati take place?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1500 BCE
C) 1576 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: C) 1576 CE

When was the Din-i Ilahi religious movement founded by Akbar?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1500 BCE
C) 1582 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: C) 1582 CE

What year marks the Plassey Battle?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1500 BCE
C) 1757 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: C) 1757 CE

In which year did the Battle of Buxar take place?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1500 BCE
C) 1764 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: C) 1764 CE

When was the Permanent Settlement of Bengal implemented?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1793 CE
C) 1764 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: B) 1793 CE

What year marks the First Partition of Bengal?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1905 CE
C) 1764 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: B) 1905 CE

In which year was the All India Muslim League founded?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1906 CE
C) 1764 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: B) 1906 CE

When was the Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms implemented in India?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1909 CE
C) 1764 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: B) 1909 CE

What year marks the beginning of the First World War?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1914 CE
C) 1764 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: B) 1914 CE

In which year did the Second World War start?
A) 1526 CE
B) 1939 CE
C) 1764 CE
D) 1761 CE
Answer: B) 1939 CE

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