Indian History Quiz-17
1962 marked the beginning of the end for Nehru. His fateful decision to send troops, ill equipped and unprepared, to the mountains to counter China's aggressive road building in the Himalayas, led to the humiliating war with China, in which the Indian Army was mauled by the Red Army. What was the name of the line which had demarcated the boundary between India and Tibet (later China)?
Line of Control
On the subject of war, India also fought a more successful war against Pakistan in 1965, when the latter sought to wrest Kashmir once again, by cutting off the crucial road which connected Kashmir to the rest of India. In which city was the cease-fire agreement signed that ended the 1965 Indo-Pakistani War?
What valuable commodity was India importing from the US under the PL 409 agreement?
When the "Green Revolution" finally came, it saw phenomenal growth in Indian agricultural output. By what percentage did wheat output increse in 1967-68 when the "Green Revolution was" introduced?
In 1968, the Congress Party split into two parts, each calling itself the "true" Congress. How were the two parts referred to in elections and the media?
Congress(O) and Congress(R)
Congress(O) and Congress(M)
Congress(I) and Congress(M)
Congress (R) and Congress(I)
The Indian Hockey team, though past its golden era, continued to perform well, winning the Gold in the 1964 Olympic Games held in which city?
The decision to impose Hindi as the national language in the 1960s saw the outbreak of a fierce anti-Hindi agitation in the Southern states, even leading to self-immolations among diehard supporters of which South Indian language?
The Indian space administration body ISRO, was established in 1969, under the Department of Atomic Energy. What does ISRO stand for? Please give the full version.
Indian Space Research Organization
International Space Research Organization
Indian Stars Research Organization
International Stars Research Organization
The Indian cricket captain, Nari Contractor was left in a coma after being struck on the head by a bouncer from fast bowler, Charlie Griffiths. Which country was India playing the test series in?
India's first Test cricket victory away from home came against New Zealand in 1968. Who was the captain of the team?
Mansur Ali Khan, Nawab of Pataudi Jr.
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