Indian History Quiz- 11
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Which of the following South Indian cities was a French colony until 1954 and also featured in the 2012 movie 'Life Of Pi'? *
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Which city on the West Coast of India was where legendary Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama landed on 20 May, 1498 which began a new era of Western Imperialism in India? *
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Which city (then, a group of seven islands) was gifted to the British as dowry by the Portuguese as part of the marriage treaty of King Charles of England to Princess Catherine of Portugal and which went on to become the financial hub of the Indian sub-continent post India's independence from the British? *
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In which South Indian city did the British establish their first fortress in India, the Fort St. George, in the year 1644? *
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Which city affectionately called the "City of Joy" was the capital of British India till the year 1911 and was the heart of the Indian Independence movement throughout the two centuries that the British ruled India? *
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Which South Indian city famous for its characteristic cuisine houses the winter office of the President of India and was the capital of the Princely state of the Nizams (a ruling dynasty) which was added to the Indian Union by force in the year 1948?
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Which city, home to the holiest Sikh shrine in the world, was the scene of the infamous Jallianwalla Bagh massacre took place in 1919? *
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Which city, capital of the Great Mughal Empire under the rulers Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangazeb (for a brief period) has the world famous Taj Mahal? *
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Which ancient Indian city was the capital of the great Mauryan Empire including the period of Ashoka the Great's rule and also remained the capital of the Gupta dynasty three centuries later? *
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The capital of India was transferred from Calcutta in the year 1911 to which city, which was also made the capital of the Republic of India in 1947? *
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