GK Questions (Static GK GS): 25 Questions and Answers from History
Q. 1. In which year Mahmud Ghazni made the first invasion of India?
Answer: 1001 AD
Q. 2. Who was the first Indian ruler to face the invasion of Mahmud of Ghazni?
Q. 3. How many times did Mahmud Ghazni invade India?
Answer: 17 times
Q. 4. At what age did Mahmud Ghazni ascend the throne?
Q. 5. When did Mahmud Ghazni invade Nagarkot?
Answer: 1008 AD
Q. 6. After defeating which kingdom, Mahmud Ghazni called it his first victory against idolatry?
Answer: Nagarkot Kingdom
Q. 7. Mahmud Ghazni sent the life-size bronze statue of the king of which state to Ghazni and placed it in the Rangbhoomi?
Answer: King Chakraswamin of Thaneshwar
Q. 8. Which was the most famous invasion of Mahmud Ghazni?
Answer: Somnath Attack
Q. 9. In which year Mahmud Ghazni attacked Somnath temple?
Answer: 1025 AD
Q. 10. After the plundering of Somnath temple, how much did Mahmud Ghazni take away as a booty?
Answer: 2 million dinars
Q. 11. In which year did Mahmud Ghazni make the last invasion of India?
Answer: 1027 AD
Q. 12. Against whom did Mahmud Ghazni make his last invasion?
Q. 13. In which year did Mahmud Ghazni die?
Answer: 1030 AD
Q. 14. Who gave patronage to the scholars like Al-Biruni, Utbi and Ferdowsi?
Answer: Mahmud Ghazni
Q. 15. What was the full name of Muhammad Ghori?
Answer: Shihab ad-Din
Q. 16. Muhammad Ghori was the ruler of which kingdom?
Answer: Ghurid Empire
Q. 17. When did Muhammad Ghori ascend the throne of the Ghurid Kingdom?
Answer: 1173 AD
Q. 18. In which year did Muhammad Ghori make the first invasion of India?
Answer: 1178 AD
Q. 19. Against which province did Muhammad Ghori make the first invasion of India?
Q. 20. Against whom did Muhammad Ghori make a second invasion of India?
Answer: Against Patan (Gujarat)
Q. 21. Who was the king of Patan (Gujarat) at the time of Muhammad Ghori's invasion?
Answer: Bhima II
Q. 22. Which Indian king defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time?
Answer: Bhima II
Q. 23. When did the First Battle of Tarain take place?
Answer: 1191 AD
Q. 24. Between whom did the first battle of Tarain take place?
Answer: Prithviraj Chauhan and Muhammad Ghori
Q. 25. Who won the first battle of Tarain?
Answer: Prithviraj Chauhan
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