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Here are important questions related to battles fought in history, which are asked by SSC in different exams. In the end of this article you can also download pdf for some of the important battles fought in history.

1. In Mauryan dynasty Kalinga war took place in the year___
a) 260 BC
b) 261 BC
c) 126 BC
d) 232 BC

2. Battle of Haldighati was fought between _________
a) Akbar and Rana Sangram Singh
b) Akbar and Medini Rai
c) Akbar and Rana Pratap Singh
d) Akbar and Uday Singh

3. Which battle laid the foundation of Mughal rule in India?
a) Battle of Plassey
b) Battle of Talikota
c) First Battle of Panipat
d) Battle of Haldighati

4. Who defeated whom in Second Battle of Tarain (1192 AD)?
a) Prithviraj defeated Mohammad Ghauri
b) Mahmud Ghazni defeated Prithviraj
c) Prithviraj defeated Mahmud Ghazni
d) Mohammad Ghauri defeated Prithviraj

5. The first battle of Tarain took place between?
a) Alauddin Khilji and Prithviraj Chauhan
b) Mohammad Ghauri and Prithviraj Chauhan
c) Mahmud Ghazni and Prithviraj Chauhan
d) Mohammad Shah and Prithviraj Chauhan

Answers:  1) b            2) c                    3) c            4) d            5) b

6. The second Battle of Panipat was fought between
a) Akbar and Hemu
b) Rajputs and Mughals
c) Babur and Ibrahim Lodi
d) Sikander and Adil Shah

7. Who among the following rajput kings defeated Mohammad Ghauri for the first time?
a) Prithviraj III
b) Baghel Bhim
c) Jaichandra
d) Kumar Pal

8. Which battle open the delhi area to Mohammad Ghauri?
a) First Battle of Tarain
b) Second Battle of Tarain
c) Battle of Khanwa
d) First Battle of Panipat

9. Who among the following was defeated by Prithviraj Chauhan in First Battle of Tarain?
a) Balban
b) Mohammad Ghauri
c) Mahmud of Ghazni
d) Iltutmish

10. Famous Battle of Talikota was fought in
a) 1565 AD
b) 1575 AD
c) 1585 AD
d) 1570 AD

Answers:   6) a                     7) b           8) b                    9) b            10) a

11. Sher Shah defeated Humayun and captured Gaur in the battle of
a) Ghaghra in 1529 AD
b) Chausa in 1539 AD
c) Panipat in 1526 AD
d) Khanwa in 1527 AD

12. First battle of Panipat was fought in the year
a) 1761
b) 1516
c) 1526
d) 1556

13. Which Battle led to the downfall of Vijayanagar empire?
a) Battle of Takkolam
b) Battle of Talikota
c) Battle of Khanwa
d) Battle of Panipat

14. In the battle of Panipat, Babur faced the armies of _____
a) Jaichand
b) Hemu
c) Daulat Khan
d) Ibrahim Lodi

15. Which of the following events made the English East India Company the legitimate masters of Bengal Suba?
a) Battle of Buxar, 1764
b) Battle of Plassey, 1757
c) Farrukh Siyar’s Farman, 1717
d) Ibrahim Khan’s Farman, 1690

Answers:  11) b                   12) c          13) b         14) d         15) a

16. Which of these battles proved decisive in the Anglo-French rivalry in India?
a) Battle of Wandiwash
b) Battle of Assaye
c) Battle of Chillanwala
d) Battle of Seringapattam

17. The Marathas were defeated in Panipat because
a) The Marathas did not fought bravely
b) The Marathas were not equal to Afghans in strength
c) The Maratha army was short of food supply
d) The Marathas were considered alien by the local population

18. Third battle of Panipat was fought in the year
a) 1526 AD
b) 1556 AD
c) 1761 AD
d) 1776 AD

19. The battle of Plassey was fought between
a) East India Company and Shah Alam
b) East India Company and Shuja-ud-daula
c) East India Company and Siraj-ud-daula
d) East India Company and Anwar-ud-din

20. The third battle of Panipat was fought between
a) Marathas and Afghans
b) Marathas and Mughals
c) Mughals and Afghans
d) Marathas and Rajputs

Answers:   16) a        17) b         18) c          19) c          20) a

 21. Who betrayed Siraj-ud-Daula in the Battle of Plassey in 1757?
a) Hyder Ali
b) Mir Kasim
c) Mir Jaffar
d) Nawab of Oudh

22. The first Mysore battle fought between the British and Hyder Ali in 1767-69 Ad came to end by the ___________
a) Treaty of Pondicherry
b) Treaty of Madras
c) Treaty of Mysore
d) Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle

23. Who was the governor-general during the second Anglo-Mysore war?
a) Lord Wellesley
b) Lord Cornwallis
c) Sir John Shore
d) Warren Hastings

24. Who was the ruler of Delhi when Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated the Marathas in the third battle of Panipat in 1761 AD?
a) Alamgir I
b) Muhammad Shah
c) Jahandar Shah
d) Shah Alam II

24. Battle of Plassey was fought in the year
a) 1775
b) 1757
c) 1761
d) 1576

25. Who was the Nawab of Bengal during the battle of Plassey?
a) Mir Jafar
b) Mir Qasim
c) Siraj-ud-Daula
d) None of these

Answers:   21) c         22) b          23) d        24) b         25) c

26. The battle of Plassey was fought between
a) Siraj-ud-daula and Robert Clive
b) None of these
c) Mir Qasim and Robert Clive
d) Mir Jafar and Robert Clive

27. British achieved political power in India after which of the following
a) Battle of Plassey
b) Battle of Panipat
c) Battle of Buxar
d) Battle of Wandiwash

28. To end the Third Anglo-Mysore war, Tipu Sultan signed the following Treaty with british
a) Treaty of Manglore
b) Treaty of Srirangapatnam
c) Treaty of Mysore
d) Treaty of Bidnur

Answers:   26) a        27) a         28) b

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