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George Everest Quiz

George Everest Quiz Questions

George Everest (19th century photo)

George Everest (19th century photo) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was George Everest born?
a) 3 March 1756
b) 10 April 1763
c) 4 July 1790
d) 9 November 1800

2. Where was George Everest born?
a) Gwernvale
b) Blackpool
c) Norfolk
d) Kent

3. When did George Everest join the East India Company?
a) 1782
b) 1786
c) 1806
d) 1802

4. Where did George Everest do a survey in 1814-1816?
a) Newfoundland
b) Tasmania
c) Orange Free State
d) Java

English: George Everest grave The Church of St...

The Church of St Andrew, Church Road, Hove with George Everest’s grave in the foreground. One of the most famous names in the World his surveying work in the Himalayas, gave his name to the highest mountain in 1865. He lived most of his life in London and died in Greenwich, but was buried in Hove. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. What was George Everest’s post in 1830-1843?
a) Governor General
b) Surveyor General
c) Attorney General
d) Solicitor General

6. What was George Everest’s achievement?
a) Built railway route from Bombay to Thane
b) Conquered Sind
c) Completed trigonometric survey of India
d) Built Gateway of India

7. How was the world’s highest peak called?
a) Peak I
b) Peak V
c) Peak IX
d) Peak XV

8. When was the world’s highest peak renamed Mount Everest in honour of George Everest?
a) 1865
b) 1848
c) 1822
d) 1814

9. When did George Everest die?
a) 9 January 1868
b) 18 June 1870
c) 14 September 1882
d) 1 December 1866

10. Where did George Everest die?
a) Calcutta
b) Jakarta
c) Simla
d) London

George Everest Quiz Questions with Answers

Mount Everest north face from Ronguk monastery...

Mount Everest north face from Ronguk monastery in Tibet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was George Everest born?
c) 4 July 1790

2. Where was George Everest born?
a) Gwernvale

3. When did George Everest join the East India Company?
c) 1806

4. Where did George Everest do a survey in 1814-1816?
d) Java

5. What was George Everest’s post in 1830-1843?
b) Surveyor General

6. What was George Everest’s achievement?
c) Completed trigonometric survey of India

7. How was the world’s highest peak called?
d) Peak XV

8. When was the world’s highest peak renamed Mount Everest in honour of George Everest?
a) 1865

9. When did George Everest die?
d) 1 December 1866

10. Where did George Everest die?
d) London

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:33:19.

Humayun Quiz

Humayun Quiz Questions

1) What is the meaning of Humayun?
a) Brave
b) Fortunate
c) Lion
d) Tiger

2) Who of the following was not a brother of Humayun?
a) Askari
b) Khurram
c) Kamran
d) Hindal

3) Who of the following was Humayun’s wife?
a) Anjumand Banu
b) Mehrunnisa
c) Zebunnisa
d) Hamida Banu

4) When did Humayun ascend the throne?
a) 11 March 1511
b) 16 April 1514
c) 30 December 1530
d) 16 June 1548

5) Who defeated Humayun in the battle of Kanauj?
a) Chengiz Khan
b) Durgadas
c) Sher Khan
d) Dilawar Khan

6) Who gave Humayun shelter?
a) Shah Tahmasp I
b) Haroon Al Rashid
c) Abu Bakr
d) Nadir Shah

7) Who wrote Humayun Nama?
a) Humayun
b) Gulbadan
c) Akbar
d) Jahangir

8) When did Humayun get back his empire?
a) 1542
b) 1545
c) 1550
d) 1555

9) Who was sent as a messenger by Humayun and killed by Hindal?
a) Tardi Beg
b) Sheikh Buhlul
c) Adam Khan
d) Bairam Khan

10) Where was Humayun buried?
a) Agra
b) Delhi
c) Kandahar
d) Lahore

Humayun Quiz Questions with Answers

1) What is the meaning of Humayun?
b) Fortunate

2) Who of the following was not a brother of Humayun?
b) Khurram

3) Who of the following was Humayun’s wife?
d) Hamida Banu

4) When did Humayun ascend the throne?
c) 30 December 1530

5) Who defeated Humayun in the battle of Kanauj?
c) Sher Khan

6) Who gave Humayun shelter?
a) Shah Tahmasp I

7) Who wrote Humayun Nama?
b) Gulbadan

8) When did Humayun get back his empire?
d) 1555

9) Who was sent as a messenger by Humayun and killed by Hindal?
b) Sheikh Buhlul

10) Where was Humayun buried?
b) Delhi

Originally posted 2017-01-13 03:26:07.

Babur Quiz

Zahir-ud-Din-Muhammad Babur

Zahir-ud-Din-Muhammad Babur (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Babur Quiz Questions

1) Where was Babur born?
a) Delhi
b) Karachi
c) Farghana
d) Shiraz

2) When did Babur capture Kabul?
a) 1483
b) 1494
c) 1497
d) 1504

3) When was the first battle of Panipat?
a) 1511
b) 1526
c) 1556
d) 1761

4) Whom did Babur defeat in the first battle of Panipat?
a) Ghiyasuddin Tughlak
b) Mohammed Ghori
c) Ibrahim Lodi
d) Prithviraj Chauhan

5) When was the battle of Khanwa?
a) 1511
b) 1527
c) 1546
d) 1564

6) Who was defeated in the battle of Khanwa?
a) Sangram Singh
b) Uday Singh
c) Pratap Singh
d) Amar Singh

7) Which kingdom was conquered by Babur in 1528?
a) Chanderi
b) Gwalior
c) Baroda
d) Kolhapur

8) Whom did Babur defeat in the battle of Ghagra in 1529?
a) Bahlol Lodi
b) Sikandar Lodi
c) Mahmud Lodi
d) Allauddin Khilji

9) Which empire in India was founded by Babur?
a) Pathan
b) Arab
c) Mughal
d) Gupta

10) Where was Babur buried?
a) Agra
b) Delhi
c) Kabul
d) Lahore

Babur Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Where was Babur born?
c) Farghana

2) When did Babur capture Kabul?
d) 1504

3) When was the first battle of Panipat?
b) 1526

4) Whom did Babur defeat in the first battle of Panipat?
c) Ibrahim Lodi

5) When was the battle of Khanwa?
b) 1527

6) Who was defeated in the battle of Khanwa?
a) Sangram Singh

7) Which kingdom was conquered by Babur in 1528?
a) Chanderi

8) Whom did Babur defeat in the battle of Ghagra in 1529?
c) Mahmud Lodi

9) Which empire in India was founded by Babur?
c) Mughal

10) Where was Babur buried?
c) Kabul

Originally posted 2016-07-01 21:58:57.