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Wednesday, October 24, 2018


History Set-16

1. The famous poets who lived in the court of Pallavas

a) Bharavi and Dadi

b) Ashvaghosha

c) Vasubandu

d) Bana

2. Which of the following were the famous ports during the period of Pallavas?

a) Mamallapuram

b) Nagapatnam

c) Kaveripatnam

d) a) and b)

3. The Pallava ruler who built the temple of Vaikuntha Perumal at Kanchi?

a) Narasimha Varma I

b) Simhavishn

c) Parameswara Varma

d) Nandi Varma

4. Who was the last Pallava ruler?

a) Nandi Varma

b) Aparajita Varma

c) Simha Varma

d) Narasimha Varma II

5. The Chalukyan ruler who defeated and killed Aprajita Verma ?

a) Adirajendra

b) Rajadhiraja

c) Aditya I

d) Vijayaditya

6. The Chalukyan king who defeated Nadivarma and captured Kanchi ?

a) Vikramaditya II

b) Vinayaditya

c) Vijayaditya

d) Vishnugopa

7. Who had the title of' 'Mamalla' ?

a) Parameswara Varma

b) Simhavishnu

c) Narasimha Varma I

d) Hasti Varma

8. Who built the city of Mahabalipuram ?

a) Nandi Varma

b) Aparajita Varma

c) Simha Varma

d) Narasimha Varma I

9. Pulakesin II was defeated and killed in the hands of 

a) Narasimha Varma I

b) Nandi Varma

c) Aparajita Varma

d) Simhavishnu

10. Who is the founder of Mahabalipuram ?

a) Rajaraja Chola

b) Mahendra Varman

c) Narsimha Varman

d) Narsimha chola







Answers:- 1. a)  2. d)  3. d)  4. b)  5. c)  6. a)  7. c)  8. d)  9. a)  10. c)







Monday, October 22, 2018


History Set-15

1. The famous poets who lived in the court of Pallavas

a) Bharavi and Dandi

b) Aswaghosha

c) Vasubandu

d) Bana

2. Which of the following were the famous ports during the period of Pallavas?

a) Mamallapuram

b) Nagapatnam

c) Kaveripatnam

d) a) and b)

3. The Pallava ruler who built the temple of Vaikuntha Perumal at Kanchi?

a) Narasimha Varma I

b) Simhavishnu

c) Parameswara Varma

d) Nandi Varma

4. Who was the last Pallava ruler?

a) Nandi Varma

b) Aparajita Varma

c) Simha Varma

d) Narasimha Varma II

5. The Chalukyan ruler who defeated and killed Aparajita Varma?

a) Adirajendra 

b) Rajadhiraja

c) Aditya I

d) Vijayaditya

6. The Chalukyan king who defeated Nadivarma and captured Kanchi?

a) Vikramaditya II

b) Vinayaditya

c) Vijayditya

d) Vishnugopa

7. Who had the title of 'Mamalla'?

a) Parameswara Varma

b) Simhavishnu

c) narasimha Varma I

d) Hasti Varma

8. Who built the city of Mahabalipuram?

a) Nandi Varma

b) Aparajita Varma

c) Simha Varma

d) Narasimha Varma

9. Pulakesin II was defeated and killed in the hands of 

a) Narasimha Varma I

b) Nandi Varma

c) Aparajita Varma

d) Simhavishnu

10. Who is the founder of Mahabalipuram?

a) Rajaraja Chola

b) Mahendra Varman

c) Narsimha Varman 

d) Narsimha Chola










Answers:- 1. a)  2. d)  3. d)  4. b)  5. c)   6. a)  7. c)  8. d)  9. a)  10. c)



History Set-14

1. The king of Kannauj Jaya Chandra was defeated and killed by Muhammad Ghor in the battle of

a) Nagabhatta

b) Prithviraj Chauhan

c) Rana Pratap

d) Jaya Chandwar

2. The Rajput king who was defeated and killed in second Tarain was

a) Nagabhatta

b) Prithviraj Chauhan

c) Rana Pratap

d) Jaya Chandra

3. The second Tarain war took place in

a) 1193 A.D.

b) 1198 A.D.

c) 1199 A.D.

d) 1192 A.D.

4. The first Tarain war took place in

a) 1191 A.D.

b) 1193 A.D.

c) 1195 A.D. 

d) 1197 A.D.

5. Muhammad Ghazni plundered Somnath temple in Kathiawar in

a) 1020 A.D.

b) 1025 A.D.

c) 1030 A.D.

d) 1029 A.D.

6. Muhammad Ghazni invaded India 17 times between

a) 900-950 A.D.

b) 950-1000 A.D.

c) 1000-1026 A.D.

d) 1025-1046 A.D.

7. Who established first Islamic empire in India ?

a) Hizzaz

b) Muhammad-Bin-Quasim

c) Muhammad Ghazni 

d) Muhammad Ghor

8. Who was the Hindu King at the time of invasion of Muhammad-Bin-Quasim on Sind?

a) Dahir

b) Hala

c) Krishna 

d) Ananda Pala

9. Who built Mukteswara temple at Kanchi ?

a) Parameshwara Varma

b) Virakurchavarama

c) Nandi Varma

d) Narasimha Varma II

10. Who built Seven Pagodas or Seven Rathas at Mahabalipuram ?

a) Mahendra Varma I

b) Narasimha Varma I

c) Parameswara Varma

d) Aparajita Varma








Answers:- 1. d)  2. b)  3. d)  4. a)  5. b)  6. b)  7. d)  8. a)  9. c)  10. b)



Thursday, October 18, 2018


History Set-13


1. The Asokan inscriptions and their Brahmi Script were first deciphered by:

a) Alexander Cunningham

b) Max Mullar

c) James Princep

d) None of the above

2. The key-note of Ashoka's Policy of Dhamma was:

a) Toleration and General Behaviour

b) Charity

c) Moderation

d) None of the above

3. From the dearth of Iltutmish till the accession of Balban the actual power was wielded by:

a) The army

b) The nobility

c) The theologians

d) None of the above

4. In a formal sense, which of the following correctly describes the nature of the state during sultanate period in India?

a) Theocracy

b) Democracy

c) Autocracy

d) None of the above

5. During Sultanate period, the nobility of the sultanate was largely composed of :

a) Arabs 

b) Afghans

c) Turks 

d) None of the above

6. Who were called barids?

a) The spy reporters

b) The king's bodyguards

c) The officers in-change of accounts and receipts

d) None of the above

7. The South India ruler whose kingdom could not be annexed to sultanate of Delhi by the Tughlaq?

a) Yadavas of Devagiri

b) Kakatiyas of Warangal

c) Hoysalas of Dwarasumudra

d) None of the above

8. Which of the following crops in Vijaynagar Empire was widely exported?

a) Black Pepper

b) Tea

c) Tobacco

d) None of the above

9. Which one of the following province in north-west-proved to be most valuable of acquisition of Akbar?

a) Kabul 

b) Kashmir

c) Kandhar

d) None of the above

10. Who among the following gave stiff resistance to Arabs?

a) Gurjara Prathiharas

b) Chandelas

c) Solankies

d) Gahadvalas







Answers:- 1. c)  2. a)  3. b)  4. c)  5. d)  6. a)  7. c)  8. a)  9. c)  10. a)



History Set-12

1. Period of rule of Chandragupta Maurya

a) 300-280 B.C.

b) 324-300 B.C.

c) 380-360 B.C.

d) 310-290 B.C.

2. Who defeated Nandas

a) Srigupta 

b) Simhavishnu

c) Karikala

d) Chandragupta Maurya

3. Who ruled whole of North India before Chandragupta Maurya

a) Nandas

b) Guptas

c) Harsha

d) Satavahanas

4. Who became the king of Sirya after the death of Alexander 

a) Menander

b) Maues

c) Selucus Nikator

d) Antiocus

5. Who defeated Selucus Nikator when he invaded India

a) Bindusara

b) Ashoka

c) Chandragupta Maurya

d) Skandagupta

6. Who was the founder of Mauryan Empire?

a) Chandragupta Maurya

b) Vijayala

c) Raja Raja

d) Samudragupta

7. Sanchi Stupa was said to be built by the 

a) Bindusara

b) Rudradaman

c) Ashoka

d) Kumaragupta

8. Who of the following was the earliest known Greek follower of Bhagavatism?

a) Megasthenes 

b) Antialkidas

c) Heliodorus

d) None of the above

9. Under the aegis of which of the following kings was the third Buddhist council held?

a) Ashoka 

b) Kanishka

c) Menander (Milinda)

d) None of the above

10. Which of the following was first great royal patron of Buddhism?

a) Ajatashatru 

b) Udayayan

c) Ashoka 

d) None of the above








Answers:- 1. b)   2. d)  3. a)  4. c)  5. c)  6. a)  7. c)  8.  c)  9. a)  10. a)



Tuesday, October 16, 2018


History Set-11


1. The battle of Wandiwash was fought between

a) Nizam and French 

b) English and French

c) English and Hyder Ali

d) Nawab and English

2. Which of the following foreign countries had trade relations with Indus people?

a) Babylonia

b) Mesopotamia

c) Egypt

d) All of the above

3. Who among the following were the feudatories of Kalyani Chalukyas

a) Rashtrakutas 

b) cholas

c) Kalachuries 

d) Prathiharas

4. What was the period of Rajaram as King of Maratha kingdom?

a) 1678-1689

b) 1678-1699

c) 1689-1700

d) 1709-1723

5. What was the period of Sivaji II and Tara Bai as rulers of Maratha?

a) 1789-1799

b) 1734-1745

c) 1700-1707

d) 1701-1745

6. What was the period of Shahu as a king of Maratha kingdom?

a) 1709-1734

b) 1734-1756

c) 1707-1749

d) 1749-1756

7. What was the prod of Balaji Vishwanath as Peshwa of Maratha?

a) 1713-1720

b) 1723-1734

c) 1722-1743

d) 1745-1755

8. What was the period of Baji Rao I as Peshwa of Maratha kingdom?

a) 1780-1790

b) 1720-1740

c) 1788-1798

d) 1756-1787

9. The author of the book 'Arthashastra' is

a) Valmiki 

b) Adam Smith

c) Kautilya

d) Manu

10. Megasthenes wrote

a) TravSytels

b) Naganandam

c) Indica

d) Memoirs






Answers:- 1. b)  2. d)  3. c)  4. c)  5. c)  6. c)  7. a)  8. b)  9. c)  10. c)





History Set-10


1. Which one of the following dynasties was ruling at the time of Alexander's invasion?

a) Nanda Dynasty

b) Maurya Dynasty

c) Sunga Dynasty

d) Kanva Dynasty

2. Which one of the following works deals with the history of Kashmir?

a) Gaudavaha

b) Harshacharita

c) Rajatarangini

d) Vikramanka Deva Charita

3. The Moplah Rebellion broke out in

a) Uttrakhand

b) ChauriChaura

c) Malabar

d) Telengana

4. The Entry port for trade between the Indus trading centers and Mesopotamia was:

a) Elam

b) Oman

c) Bahrai

d) None of the above

5. The ryotwari settlement was primarily introduced by British Government in 

a) Bengal & Bihar

b) United Provinces

c) Madras & Bombay

d) None of the above

6. The trade which was virtually monopolized by the European merchants in India was :

a) Import Trade

b) Textile export

c) Export trade in Agriculture produce

d) Nove of the above

7. Azad Hind Fauj was founded in 1943 in

a) Mandalay

b) Singapore

c) Midnapore 

d) Kuala Lumpur

8. Humayun restored the Indian Kingdom with the help of the ruler of?

a) Arabia

b) Kabul

c) Persia

d) Turkey

9. The immediate cause of the Swadeshi Movement was

a) Rise in prices of essential commodities

b) Partition of Bengal

c) Rising unemployment

d) Discountent of the peasants

10. Which among the following was the capital of Shivaji?

a) Singhagarh 

b) Raigarh

c) Panhala

d) Poona






Answers:- 1. a)  2. c) 3. c)  4. c)  5. b)  6. b)  7. b)  8. c)  9. b)  10. b)



History Set-9

1. The Badami Chalukya ruler who defeated Harsha on the bank of river Narmada

a) Pulakesi II

b) Pulakesi I

c) Vikramaditya I

d) Vikramaditya II

2. The Chinese traveler who visited the court of Harsha 

a) Fahien 

b) Hieun Tsang

c) Itsing

d) All of the above

3. Who was greatest among Pushyabhuti rulers?

a) Harsha

b) Prabhakaravardhana

c) Ashoka

d) Rajavardhana

4. Harsha belongs to the dynasty of

a) Kushan

b) Gupta

c) Maurya

d) Pushyabhuti

5. The kingdom of Harshavardhana was divided into 

a) Bhuktis

b) Aharas

c) Nadus

d) Valanadus

6. The founder of Boy Scouts and Girl Guides movement was -

a) Charles Andrews 

b) Robert Montgomery

c) Richard Temple 

d) Baden Powell

7. Consider the follow Passage -

In the course of a career on the road spanning almost thirty years, he crossed the breadth of the Eastern hemisphere, visited territories equivalent to about 44 modern countries and put behind him a total distance of approximately 73000 miles.

The world's greatest traveler of pre-modern times to whom the above passage refers is -

a) Megasthenes 

b) Fa Hien

c) Marco Polo

d) Ibn Battuta

8. The World's first drainage system was built by the people of -

a) Egyptian Civilization 

b) Indus Valley Civilization

c) Chinese Civilization 

d) Mesopotamian Civilization 

9. The Mehrauli pillar inscription belongs to the period of the

a) Mauryas

b) Sungas

c) Kushanas

d) Guptas

10. Which one of the following nations was the first to start sea trade with India?

a) England

b) France

c) Netherland

d) Portugal







Answers:- 1. a)  2. b)  3. a)  4. d)  5. a)  6. d)  7. c)  8. b)  9. d)  10. d)






History Set-8

1. The chief of the Aryan clan 'Rajan' got income from 

a) Bali

b) Bhaga

c) Chouth

d) a) and b)

2. What was the main occupation of Aryans?

a) Agriculture and cattle rearing

b) Fishing

c) Trading

d) Fishing and Trading

3. The first round table conference took place in London in 

a) 1936

b) 1930

c) 1932

d) 1935

4. Who was the founder of the Gadar Party?

a) Harnam Singh

b) Govind Singh

c) Chandra Sekhar

d) Lala Hardayal

5. Who was the first president of Muslim League?

a) Ali Jinnah

b) Viqua-ul-Mustaq Hussain

c) Muhammad Sayyad

d) Abdullah Shah

6. Telegraphs were introduced in India in

a) 1822

b) 1853

c) 1834

d) 1876

7. The first Huna invasion took place during the period of 

a) Samudragupta

b) Chandragupta II

c) Skandagupta

d) Kumaragupta

8. Who was the leader of Hunas?

a) Gondophernes

b) Toramana

c) Moas

d) Rudradaman

9. Harsha as a follower of 

a) Jainism

b) Shaivism

c) Buddhism

d) Vishnavism

10. Hiuen Tsang wrote a book called

a) Si-yu-ki

b)Ki-ma-si

c) ra-ki-sa

d) Tsa-ki-ya








Answers:- 1. d) 2. a)  3. b)  4. d)  5. b)  6. b)  7. c)  8. b)  9. c)  10. a)



Friday, October 12, 2018


History Set-7

1. The famous statue of Gomateshwara was located at

a) Tanjore

b) Hampi

c) Tirupati

d) Sravana Belagola

2. The Mauryan ruler who embraced Jainism ?

a) Bimbisara

b) Ashoka

c) Chandragupta Maurya

d) Bruhadratha

3.What were the Tri Ratnas (Three Jewels) of Jainism?

a) Right Knowledge

b) Right Conduct

c) Right Faith

d) All the above

4. The Mauryan king who died by following 'Sallekhana'

a) Chandragupta Maurya

b) Bimbisara

c) Ashoka

d) Bruhadratha

5. Who was the leader of Svetambaras?

a) Sthlabahu

b) Bhadrabahi

c) Ajivaka

d) Hemachendra

6. Who was the leader of a Digambaras sect of Jainism?

a) Sthulabahu

b) Bhadrabahi

c) Ajivaka

d) Hemachendra

7. The Jain sect whose followers were migrated to south 

a) Svethambara

b) Digambara

c) Mahasanghika

d) Hinayana

8. The followers of Jainism who were naked are called

a) Ajivakas

b) Sthaviravadins

c) Digambaras

d) Theravadas

9. What were the pancha vratas of Jainism?

a) Ahimsa and Satya

b) Asteya and Aparigraha

c) Brahmacharya

d) All of the above

10. The animal which occupied a prominent place in Early Vedic Culture?

a) Sheep 

b) Ox

c) Cow

d) Goat






Answers:- 1. d)  2. c)  3. d)  4. a)  5. a)  6. d)  7. b)  8. c)  9. d)  10. c)





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