Practice MCQ Indian History

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2706 The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of
Options:Sutlej and Beas,    Jhelum and Chenab,    Ravi and Chenab,    Ganga and Yamuna

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2707 Under Akbar, the Mir Bakshi was required to look after
Options:military affairs,    the state treasury,    the royal household,    the land revenue system

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2708 Tripitakas are sacred books of
Options:Buddhists,    Hindus,    Jains,    None of the above

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2709 The trident-shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent
Options:Nirvana,    Sangha,    Buddha,    Dhamma

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2710 The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by
Options:Jawaharlal Nehru,    Dadabhai Naoroji,    R.C. Dutt,    M.K. Gandhi

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2711 The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and
Options:Robert Clive,    Cornwallis,    Dalhousie,    Warren Hastings

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2712 The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year
Options:1833,    1853,    1858,    1882

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2713 Through which one of the following, the king exercised his control over villages in the Vijayanagar Empire?
Options:Dannayaka,    Sumanta,    Nayaka,    Mahanayakacharya

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2714 The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in
Options:Telugu,    Sanskrit,    Tamil,    Kannada

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2715 Under an agreement with which of the following countries did Subhas Chandra Bose organize the Indian soldiers, taken as prisoners by the Axis Powers, into the Azad Hind Fauj?
Options:China,    Germany,    Italy,    Japan

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2716 We hear of two envoys being sent to the Roman kings, one in 27-28 AD to the court of Augustus and the other in 110-20 AD to the court of
Options:Cartius,    Trajan,    Nero,    Brutus

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2717 The use of Kharoshti in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India's contact with
Options:Central Asia,    Iran,    Greece,    China

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2718 Vaikhanasa the five-fold conception of Vishnu consists of 1. brahman 2. purusha 3. prakriti 4. satya 5. achyuta 6. aniruddha
Options:I, II, III, IV and V,    II, III, IV, V and VI,    I, II, IV, V and VI,    I, III, IV, V and VI

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2719 The troops raised by the emperor but not paid directly the state and place under the charge of mansabadars were know as
Options:Walashahi,    Barawardi,    JCumaki,    Dakhili

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2720 The treaty of Mangalore was signed between
Options:the English East India Company and Haidar Ali,    the English East India Company and Tipu Sultan,    Haidar Ali and the Zamorin of Calicut,    the French East India Company and Tipu Sultan

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2721 To conquer and annex Peshawar and Punjab, Mahmud of Ghazni defeated
Options:Ghurids,    Arabs,    Karkotakas,    Hindushahis

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2722 To which professions earlier leaders who struggled for freedom of India mainly belonged?
Options:Lawyers,    Teachers,    Journalists,    All of the above

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2723 The victories of Karikala are well portrayed in
Options:Palamoli,    Aruvanad,    Pattinappalai,    Padirrupattu

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2724 Todar Mal was associated with
Options:music,    literature,    finance,    law

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2725 The title of 'Viceroy' was added to the office of the Governor-General of India for the first time in
Options:1848 AD,    1856 AD,    1858 AD,    1862 AD

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2726 To which of the following dynasties did King Bhoja, a great patron of literature and art, belong?
Options:Karkota,    Utpala,    Paramara,    Gurjara Pratihara

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2727 Vikramaditya, a king of Ujjain, started the Vikrama samvat in 58 BC in commemoration of his victory over
Options:Indo-Greeks,    Sakas,    Parthinas,    Kushanas

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2728 Two of the great Mughals wrote their own memories. There were
Options:Babar and Humayun,    Humayun and Jahangir,    Babar and Jahangir,    Jahangir and Shahjahan

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2729 To which king belongs the Lion capital at Sarnath?
Options:Chandragupta,    Ashoka,    Kanishka,    Harsha

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2730 The use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during the
Options:9th Century AD,    10th Century AD,    12th Century AD,    14th Century AD

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2731 The language of discourses of Gautama Buddha was
Options:Bhojpuri,    Magadhi,    Pali,    Sanskrit

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2732 There were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not revolt in the 1820s?
Options:Santhals,    Ahoms,    Pagal Panthis,    Ramosi

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2733 Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of
Options:Travancore,    Baroda,    Hyderabad,    Mysore

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2734 Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of ___ were given the right to decide through a plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or India.
Options:Assam,    Punjab,    Bengal,    N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam

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2735 Three major powers that emerged in southern India in the 7th century AD were CherasCholasChalukyasPallavasPandyas
Options:I, II, V,    II, III, IV,    III, IV, V,    I, II, IV

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2736 The term 'Yavanapriya' mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted
Options:ivory,    pepper,    a fine variety of Indian muslin,    damsels sent to the Greek court for dance performance

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2737 The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner: "Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children." This statement was made by
Options:Monserrate,    Tavernier,    Manrique,    Bernier

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2738 The ultimate ownership of land during the post-Gupta period lay with
Options:the cultivator,    the village community,    the king,    the joint family

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2739 To which of the republic of Buddha belong?
Options:Licchavis,    Sakyas,    Mallas,    None of the above

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2740 There was a sharp class division at Harappa and Mohen-jodaro. This is clear from the
Options:Indus seals excavated,    religious beliefs of the Harappans,    tools and implements used by the Harappans,    different types of dwellings excavated

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2741 The title given by the British Government to Mahatma Gandhi which he surrendered during the non-cooperation movement was
Options:Hind Keasri,    Kaiser-e-Hind,    Rai Bahadur,    Rt. Honorable

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2742 Tipu sultan was the ruler of
Options:Hyderabad,    Madurai,    Mysore,    Vijayanagar

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2743 The term yavanika meant
Options:foreign goods,    dancer,    curtain,    theatre

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2744 The term Khalisa in Mughal administration signified the
Options:entire Imperial establishment,    land owned b the emperor himself,    religious land grants,    land from where revenue was collected for the Imperial Treasury

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2745 Visakhadatta sketches the event after the death of Samudragupta in his work
Options:Mudrarakasam,    Devi Chand Guptam,    Mrichekakatika,    Malavikagnimitra

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2746 The system of Dual Government during the latter half of the 18th century AD is associated with the name of
Options:Clive,    Comwallis,    Waren Hastings,    William Bentinck

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2747 'The Vedas contain all the truth was interpreted by
Options:Swami Vivekananda,    Swami Dayananda,    Raja Rammohan Roy,    None of the above

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2748 The term samanta, meaning a feudatory from the sixth century AD, originally meant a
Options:slave,    cultivator,    neighbor,    foreigner

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2749 To evolve a peaceful settlement of the conflict between India and China, which of the following non-aligned Afro-Asian nations participated in a conference held in December 1962?
Options:Burma (now Myanmar), Combodia, Indonesia and UAR,    Burma, Sri Lanka, Combodia and Indonesia,    Burma, Indonesia, Ghana and Sri Lanka,    All of the above

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2750 The text of the document called Mahzar, by which Akbar assumed the role of supreme arbiter in the matters of religion is found in
Options:Nizamuddin's Tabaqat-I-Akbari,    Arif Quandahari's Tarikh-I-Alfi,    Abul Fazl's Akbarnama,    Badauni's Muntakahab-ut-Tawarikh

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2751 Tulsidas, the author of Ramcharitmanas, was a contemporary of which of the following rulers?
Options:Akbar,    Humayun,    Shahjahan,    Sher Shah Suri

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2752 To meet the educational needs of the people, the Madarasa-I Nasiri was built in the region of
Options:Qutub-ud-din Aibak,    Iltutmish,    Ruknuddin Firoz Shah,    Jalal-id-din Khilji

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2753 The weekly Commonweal was founded by
Options:Annie Besant,    Bipan Chandra Pal,    Bal Gangadhar Tilak,    Sarojini Naidu

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2754 Ustad Mansur was a famous painter in the region of
Options:Shajahan,    Akbar,    Humayun,    Jahangir

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2755 The Vedic deity Indra was the Goddess of
Options:wind,    eternity,    rain and thunder,    fire

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