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INDIAN HISTORY

1. Who among the following had written a 4. Tanjore


treatise on fanciful technological devices? A B C D
a. Bhoja a. 3 4 1 2
b. Govindaraja b. 3 4 2 1
c. Chandravarman c. 4 3 2 1
d. Mahipala d. 4 3 1 2
2. Which one of the following communities 6. The capital – seat Gangaikonda
of peasants revolted against the Pala rulers Cholapuram was founded by
of Bengal? a. Rajendra I
a. Jats b. Rajaraja the Great
b. Gurjaras c. Kulottunga I
c. Kavartas d. Parantaka
d. Doms 7. Which one of the following pairs is
3. A very important source for the political correctly matched?
structure and social conditions of Gujarat a. Krishnadevaraya : Manucharita
from the 9th to the 13th centuries is the text b. Bukka I: Vaidikamanggapravartaka
known as c. Allasaniqeddanna: Amuktamalyada
a. Rajatarangini d. Gangadevi: Amarsataka
b. Panchatantra 8. Abdur Razzsaq who left is detaled account
c. Lekhapadhati of Vijayanagara Empire in Persian, came
d. Sukraniti to the Vijayanagar court as the envoy of
4. The Chola inscriptions are found in the Mirza Shag Rukh during the reign of
following languages: a. Harihara II
1. Sanskrit b. Bukka II
2. Telugu c. Deva Raya II
3. Tamil d. Krishnadeva Raya
4. Kannada 9. What was the nature of the Nagaram
Their correct sequence in terms of the settlements South India?
extent to which they were used (most a. Villages inhabited by peasant castes
frequent first, least frequent last) is b. Villages settled and dominated by
a. 1, 3, 4, 2 combinations of traders and merchants
b. 3, 1, 4, 2 c. Villages granted to the Brahamanas
c. 1, 3, 2, 4 d. Villages having the local
d. 3, 1, 2, 4 administrative units
5. Match the temples in List built by the 10. The territorial revenue assignment in the
Chola monarchs with the places in List II Delhi Sultanate was known as
and select the correct answer: a. Tuyul
List-I b. Milk
A. The Koranganatha Temple c. Iqta
B. The Rajarajeswara Temple d. Jagir
C. The Airavatesvara Temple 11. Sultan Alaudding Khalji claimed land
D. The Shival Temple revenue on
List-II a. One-fourth of he produce
1. Tiruvaliswaram b. Two-thirds of the produce
2. Dharasuram c. One-half of the produce
3. Srinivasanallur d. Two-fifths of the produce
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12. Which one of the following was the reason A B C D
for the great rebellion in Doab against a. 3 4 2 1
Muhammad Tughlaq? b. 3 4 1 2
a. Transfer of capital from Delhi c. 4 3 1 2
b. Issue of token currency d. 4 3 2 1
c. Increase in rural taxation 17. The tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughluq is
d. Enslavement of rural population marked by
13. Yahiya Sirhindi, the author of Tarikh-i- a. a bulbous dome
Mubarakshahi live during the period of b. sloping walls
a. Lodis c. the absence of marble
b. Soyidds d. high towers
c. Tughulqs 18. Who among the following were prominent
d. Khalijis members of the Nirguna cult of Bhakti
14. Match List I with List II and select the Marge?
correct answer: 1. Kabir
List-I 2. Nanak
A. Silver tanka 3. Raidas
B. Diwan-i-Kohi 4. Mira
C. Dar-ul-Shafa Choose the correct answer using the codes
D. Shahan-i-Mandi given below:
List-II a. 2 and 3
1. Alaudding Kahalji b. 1, 3 and 3
2. Feroze Tughluq c. 1, 3 and 4
3. Iltutmish d. 1, 2, 3 and 4
4. Muhammad Tughluq 19. Which of the following places were
A B C D captured by Krishnadevaraya from
a. 4 3 2 1 Prataparudra?
b. 3 4 1 2 1. Raichur
c. 3 4 2 1 2. Udayagiri
d. 4 3 1 2 3. Penukonda
15. ‘When he attained kingship, he was quite 4. Kondapalli
independent of the rules and orders of the Choose the correct answer using the codes
shariat.’ given below
Ziauddin Barani made the above statement a. 1, 2 and 4
regarding b. 2 and 3
a. Iltutamish c. 1 and 3
b. Alauddin Khalji d. 2 and 4
c. Mubarak Khalji 20. Which one of he following Sufi saints saw
d. Muhammad Tughluq the rule of seven Sultans but visited the
16. Match List I with List II and select the Court of none?
correct answer: a. Qutbudding Bakhtiyar Kaki
List-I (Author) b. Baba Farid-ud-din Chishti
A. Minhaj Siraj c. Shaikh Nizamudding Chishti
B. Amir Khusrau d. Nasirudding ‘Chiragh’ Delhi
C. Hasan Nizami 21. the longest canal of its time which is still
D. Shams-i-Siraj Afif used and is most beneficial to North India
List-II (Works) was built by
1. Tarikh-e-firuz Shahi a. Sher Shah Suri
2. Tajul Ma’asir b. Babur
3. Khazainul Futuh c. Firuz Shah
4. Tabaquat-i-Nasiri d. Firuz Shah Shahajahan
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22. Manucci says that the re-imposition of c. One the basis of the size of their
Juziya was strongly opposed by a group contingent
of nobles headed by d. On the basis of their race and
a. Jaswant Singh competence
b. Jahanara 27. Which of the following were the main
c. Rana Raj Singh features of the imperial Mughal land
d. Shayista Khan revenue system?
23. Match List I with List II and select the 1. It varied according to the crop grown
correct answer 2. It varied from region to region
List-I (Events 3. It varied according to farming bids
A. Conquest of Malwa received
B. Formation of Subas 4. It varied according to individual
C. Annexation of Kashmir contracts with village headmen.
D. Establishment of the Department of Select the correct answer using the codes
News Reporting given below:
List-II (Years) a. 2,3 and 4
1. 1562 b. 1 and 4
2. 1574-75 c. 1 and 2
3. 1580 d. 1 and 3
4. 1586 28. Abul Fazal justifies the realization of
A B C D revenues by Akbar as it was the
a. 3 1 2 4 a. Remuneration of sovereignty
b. 1 3 2 4 b. Divine right of the king
c. 3 1 4 2 c. Cost of maintaining the army for the
d. 1 3 4 2 protection borders
24. ‘Amongst his great nobles he (the king) d. Hereditary proprietary right of the king
was so predominant that none dared lift his 29. The Satnamis who rebelled in the time of
head too high, but with the humbler Aurangzeb and occupied the town of
classes he was benevolent and debonair, Narnaul, were followers of
willingly giving them audience and a. Kabir
hearing their petitions. He was pleased to b. Dadu
accept their presents, taking them into his c. Guru Nanak
hands and holding them to his beast.’ d. Ravidas
Consider the quotation given above and 30. ‘So complete was the ruin that not a cat or
indicate who it is attributed to and who dog was left among the buildings of the
was the king referred to in it. city, in its place or its suburbs.,
a. Monserrate : Aakabar The above statement about the transfer of
b. Tavernier : Jahangir capital by Sultan Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
c. Fitch : Shahajahan was made by
d. Hawkins: Aurangzeb a. Amir khusrau
25. Who among the following rulers was very b. Isami
proficient in dancing and music? c. Ibn Batuta
a. Adil Shah Sur d. Ziaudding Barani
b. Babur 31. Consider the following statements:
c. Akbar In the 1560’s Akbar began to patronize the
d. Jahangir formation of the Mughal School of
26. In the Mughal Empire, the salaries of the painting with the illustration of Datan-i-
nobles fixed. Amir Hamza, because.
a. Arbitrarily in each case by the 1. Akbar inherited Humyun’s taste for
Emperor painting.
b. According to their mansab number 2. Akbar was especially interested in
book illustration .
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3. Akbar was persuaded to take interest in
painting by Abul Fazl.
Of these statements
a. 1, 2 and 3 are correct
b. 2 and 3 are correct
c. 1 and 2 are correct
d. 1 and 3 are correct
32. Match List I with List II and select the
correct answer:
List-I (Monuments)
1. Capital of he Sharqi kingdom
A. Taj Mahal
2. Important centre of production of
B. Fatehpur Sikri palace complex
indigo
C. Gold Gumbad
3. Site of first true dome
D. Sher Shah’s tomb
4. Capital of Adil Shahis
List-II (Features)
5. The place to which Muhammad
1. Extensive use of trabeate forms Tughluq transferred his capital
2. Largest dome built in pre-modern India A B C D
3. surrounded by water a. 4 1 3 2
4. Bulbous dome b. 2 3 4 1
A B C D c. 2 1 3 5
a. 1 4 3 2 d. 4 3 1 2
b. 4 1 3 2 38. The founder of the autonomous kingdom
c. 1 4 2 3 of Avadh was
d. 4 1 2 3 a. Ahmed Shah Abdali
33. The founding Charter of the English East b. Safdarjung
India Company was granted by c. Saadat Khan Burhan-ul-Mulk
a. Henry VIII d. Zulfiqar Khan
b. Elizabeth I 39. A modern arsenal was established in 1765
c. James I with French assistance at
d. Charles I a. Bidnur
34. The first Danish settlement of trade at b. Sera
Tranquebar was established in the year c. Sunda
a. 1620 d. Dindigul
b. 1630 40. Who planted the Tree of Liberty’ at
c. 1660 Srirangapatnam?
d. 1616 a. Hyder Ali
35. Marathi chronicles were known as b. Chikka Krishna Raj
a. Khyat c. Tiput Sultan
b. Bakhar d. Devraj
c. Burunji 41. Who among the following rulers of the
d. Bahi Travancore kingdom extend his dominion,
36. During the second Mratha invasion of organized a standing army and a rational
Bengal, at the following came to support administration and encouraged foreign
the Bengal Nawab against Raghjuji trade in the middle of 18th century?
Bhonsle’s forces? a. Rama Varma
a. Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao b. Zamorin of Calicut
b. Nizamul Mulk c. Martanda Verma
c. Holkar d. Nanjaraj
d. Jai Singh Sawai 42. The jat State of Bharatpur was set up by
37. Match the places marked A,B, C and D on a. Churaman
the given map with the descriptions given: b. Surajmal
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c. Boi Singh 2. collect land revenue
d. Sawai Raja jai singh 3. administer civil justice
43. Which of the following are associated with Of these statements
Ranjit Singh? a. 1 alone is correct
1. Sukerchakia misl and the capture of b. 2 and 3 are correct
Lahore c. 1, 2 anf 3 are correct
2. Battle of Ambala and the defeat of d. 1 and 3 are correct
Lord Lake 49. The supreme Court at Calcutta was
3. Signing subsidiary alliance with East established by
India company a. North’s Regulating Act of 1773
4. Employing Faqir Azizuddin and b. Pitt’s India Act of 1784
Dinanath c. Charter Act of 1793
a. 1 and 2 d. Charter Act of 1813
b. 2 and 3 50. Dayal Singh Majithia was associated with
c. 1 and 4 1. newspaper
d. 3 and 4 2. Education
44. Who was the woman leader of the 3. Banking
Marathas who carried on struggle against 4. British Army
the Mughal Empire from 1700 AD
Select the correct answer using the codes
onwards following the death of Raja Ram?
given below:
a. Ahalyabi
a. 1, 2 and 4
b. Miktabai
b. 1, 2 and 3
c. Tarabai
c. 2, 3 and 4
d. Rukminibai
d. 1, 3 and 4
45. The Maratha who helped the Sayyad
brothers in over throwing Farukh Siyar in
1719 was
a. Shivaji II
b. Sahuji
c. Balaji Vishwanath
d. Baji Rao I
46. What is the correct chronological sequence
of the following rulers of Bengal?
1. Suja-ud-din
2. Murshid quili Khan
3. Sarfaraz Khan 51. Identify the British territories as on 1765,
4. Alivardi Khan in the given map
47. Consider the following Britishers officers: a. 1 and 3
1. James Grant b. 2 and 4
2. John shore c. 2 and 3
3. Arren hastings d. 1 and 2
4. Maccaughten 52. Devan Vehu Thampi of Travancore
Those well- known in connection with the organized the Revolt in
revenue settlement include a. 1800
a. 1 and 2 b. 1805
b. 1, 2 and 3 c. 1809
c. 3 and 4 d. 1811
d. 2 and 3 53. Match List I with List II and select the
48. consider the following statement: The correct answer:
Diwani rights assured the East India List-I
company the power to A. Bhil uprising
1. levy tariffs B. Kittur uprising
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C. Satara uprising a. Ram Hohan Roy
D. Gadkari uprising b. Sir William Jones
List-II c. W.W. Hunter
1. 1841 d. William Bentinck
2. 1844 59. Satyashodak Samaj founded by
3. 1818-31 a. Jotiba Phule
4. 1824 b. Sri narayan Guru
A B C D c. Gopal Babu Walong
a. 4 3 1 2 d. Bhaskarrao jadav
b. 3 4 1 2 60. the young Bengal Movement in the 19th
c. 3 4 2 1 Century was inspired by
d. 4 3 2 1 a. rasik Kumar Mallick
54. Which one of the following rebellions is b. Ramtannu Lahari
associated with Sido and Panho? c. Henry Vivian Derozia
a. The Antha Rebillion, 1855 d. Peary Chande Mitra
b. The Kol uprising, 1820-37 61. The Rajmundri Social Reform Association
c. The Munda ebellion, 1899-1900 to encourage window re-marriage was
d. Orissa Zamindars Rebellion, 1807- founded in 1871 by
1817 a. Virasalingam
55. Match List ( Personalities connected with b. K.T. Telang
the uprising of 1857) with List II ( Places) c. Behramji
and select the correct answer: d. Gopalachariar
List-I 62. Match List I with List II and select the
A. Kanwar singh correct answer:
B. Maulavi Ahmadullah List-I
C. Mangal pandey A. Dayanand Sarswati
D. Zeenat Mahal B. Lal Munshi Ram
List-II C. Pandit Shiv Narayan Agnihotri
1. Delhi D. Lala Hansraj
2. Bihar List-I
3. Faizabad 1. Gurukul
4. Barrakpore 2. Dev Samaj
A B C D 3. Ango-Vedic Colleges
a. 3 2 1 4 4. Satyarth prakash
b. 2 3 1 4 A B C D
c. 2 3 4 1 a. 1 4 2 3
d. 3 2 4 1 b. 4 1 3 2
56. Nizam-ul-Mulk established the c. 4 1 2 3
independent State of d. 1 4 3 2
a. Hasanpur 63. Match List I with List II and select the
b. Hyderabad correct answer.
c. Kandahar List-I
d. Burhanpur A. Digdarshan
57. General Windham was defeated by the B. Mirat-ul-Akhbar
rebel force 1857 near C. Statesman
a. Gwalior D. Hindu patriot
b. Agra List-II
c. Bhopal 1. Robert KInight
d. Kanpur 2. Harischanda mukherjee
58. The Asiatic Society of Bengal was 3. J.C. Marshman
founded by 4. Ramohon Roy
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A B C D c. 2 1 4 3
a. 3 4 2 1 d. 1 2 4 3
b. 4 3 1 2 68. What is the correct chronological order of
c. 3 4 1 2 the following movements of Gandhi?
d. 4 3 2 1 1. Rowlatt Act aviation
64. In which one of the following conspiracy 2. Kheda movement
cases in India was an Englishman named 3. Champaran movement
Mr. Philip Spratta tried? 4. Ahmedabad Mills strike
a. Lahore Conspiracy case Select the correct answer using the codes
b. Kanpur Conspiracy case given below:
c. Meerut Conspiracy case a. 3, 2, 4., 1
d. Chittagong Conspiracy case b. 3, 2, 1, 4
65. Ahmedabad Txtile Labour Association c. 2, 3, 1, 4
(ATLA) was founded by d. 2, 3, 4, 1
a. Mridula Sarabhai 69. Har Dayal, Baba Harnam Singh, Tundilat’,
b. N.M. joshi Babhakna’ and Gurdit Singh were
c. V.V. Giri associated with
d. M.K. Gandhi a. india Independence League
66. Match List I with List II and select the b. Nowjawan Bharat Sabha
correct answer. c. Ghadar movement
List-I d. akali movement
A. Punnapara Vayalar movement 70. What is the correct chronological sequence
B. Tebhaga movement of the following events?
C. Telengana moement 1. Guru-ka-high agitation
D. Eka movement 2. Vaikom Satyagraha
List-II 3. Kakori case
1. UP 4. Nehru Report
2. Kerala Select the correct answer using the codes
3. Bengal given below:
4. Andhra a. 1, 2, 3, 4
A B C D b. 1, 2, 4, 3
a. 1 2 3 4 c. 2, 1, 3, 4
b. 2 1 4 3 d. 2, 1, 4, 3
c. 2 1 4 3 71. ‘We have now an open conspiracy to free
d. 1 2 4 3 the country from foreign rule and you.
67. Match the individuals given in List with comrades, and all our countrymen and
the movement given in List II and select countrywomen are invited to join it.’
the correct answer: Who among the following made this
List-I declaration?
A. Malati Choudhary a. M.N. Roy
B. karuna Sindhu Roy b. Jayaprakash narayan
C. Bhagwan singh Longowalia c. Subhash Bose
D. Yadunandan Sharma d. Jawaharlal Nehru
List-II 72. How many seats were given to the
1. Surma Valley no-rent struggle ‘depressed classes under the communal
2. Utkal Provincial Kisan Sabha Patiala Award and Poona Pact?
Muzara Movement a. 74 and 79 respectively
3. Bihar Kisan Sabha b. 71 and 147 respective
A B C D c. 78 and 80 respectively
a. 1 2 3 4 d. 78 and 69 respectively
b. 2 1 3 4
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73. Match List I with List II and select the d. 4 2 3 1
correct answer: 76. Match List (Events) with List II (Years )
List-I and select the correct answer:
A. Sardual Singh Kaveeshar List-I
B. Yusuf Meherally A. Founding of Federation of Indian
C. T. Prakasam Cambers of Commerce and industry
D. Chowdhary Khaliquzaman (FICCI)
List-II B. Lee-Modi Pact
1. Muslim League C. Bombay Plan
2. forward Block D. National Planning Committee
3. Indian National Congress List-II
4. Congress Socialist Party. 1. 1938
A B C D 2. 1927
a. 2 4 1 3 3. 1944
b. 4 2 1 3 4. 1934
c. 2 4 3 1 A B C D
d. 4 2 3 1 a. 4 2 3 1
74. Match List I with List II and select the b. 2 4 3 1
correct answer: c. 2 4 1 3
List-I (Works) d. 4 2 1 3
A. Cha man Athaguntha (Oriya, 1921) 77. Assertion (A): Malik Amber was the first
B. Jivwanara Batat (Assamese, 1945) to employ successfully and on a large scale
C. Morali Mannige (Kannada, 1942) the Maratha light horse as guerillas.
D. Ranangan (marthi, 1939) Reason (R): He wished to weld the
List-II (Authors) Marathas in to a nation.
1. Birinchin Kumar Barua a. Both A and R are true and R is the
2. Fakir Mohan Senapati correct explanation of A
3. visram Bedkar b. Both A and R are true but R is NOT
4. Sivaram Karnth the correct explanation of A
A B C D c. A is true but R is false
d. A is false but R is true
a. 1 2 3 4
b. 2 1 3 4 78. Assertion (A): Akbar claimed divinity for
himself.
c. 2 1 4 3
Reason (R): he though that in a country of
d. 1 2 4 3
many beliefs such as India, the sovereign
75. Match List I (personalities) with List II should not be Associated with any one
(Special interests) and select the correct particular religion.
answer:
a. Both A and R are true and R is the
List-I correct explanation of A
A. Shambhu Mitra b. Both A and R are true but R is NOT
B. Ram Kinkar the correct explanation of A
C. Ravi Varma c. A is true but R is false
D. Pramathesh Barua d. A is false but R is true
List-II 79. Assertion (A): the invasions of
1. painting Krishadevaraya into the territories of
2. Theatre Prataparudra were inconclusive.
3. Films Reason (R) Krishnadevaraya invaded the
4. Sculpture territories of the Gajepathi not for the
A B C D latter’s extinction but only for the recovery
a. 2 4 1 3 of lost territories.
b. 4 2 1 3 a. Both A and R are true and R is the
c. 2 4 3 1 correct explanation of a.
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b. Both A and R are true but R is Not the a. Both A and R are true and R is the
correct explanation of A. correct explanation of a.
c. A is true but R is false b. Both A and R are true but R is Not the
d. A is false but R is true. correct explanation of A.
80. Assertion (A): Cottage industries and c. A is true but R is false
handicrafts of India flourished due to the d. A is false but R is true.
development of railways. 85. Assertion (A) The post-Gupta period
Reason (R): Railways helped movement of witnessed the expansion of the Kayastha
commodities and goods. caste in North India.
a. Both A and R are true and R is the Reason (R): The Vaishyas gave up
correct explanation of a. agriculture completely.
b. Both A and R are true but R is Not the a. Both A and R are true and R is the
correct explanation of A. correct explanation of a.
c. A is true but R is false b. Both A and R are true but R is Not the
d. A is false but R is true. correct explanation of A.
81. Assertion (A): The arthashastra of c. A is true but R is false
Kautilya provided for the office of the d. A is false but R is true.
superintendent of trade. 86. Assertion (A): The Shudras were largely
Reason (R) The State engaged in extensive peasants during post-Gupta times.
trade. Reason (R): The Vaishyas gave up
a. Both A and R are true and R is the agriculture completely.
correct explanation of a. 87. Which one of the following Harappan
b. Both A and R are true but R is Not the Sites is NOT located in Gujarat?
correct explanation of A. a. Surkotada
c. A is true but R is false b. Rangpur
d. A is false but R is true. c. Sutkagendor
82. Assertion (A): the Kushnas issued a large d. Desalpur
number of gold coins. 88. Math List I with List II and select the
Reason (R): the period was marked by correct answer:
flourishing trade. List-I
a. Both A and R are true and R is the A. Mohenjodaro
correct explanation of a. B. Lothal
b. Both A and R are true but R is Not the C. Banawali
correct explanation of A. D. Kalibangan
c. A is true but R is false List-II
d. A is false but R is true. 1. Twin-burials
83. Assertion (A): Urban centres in the 2. Corbelled drain
Gangetic plans declined during the Gupta 3. Furrows
period.
4. Terracotta replica of a plough
Reason (R) Trade languished A B C D
a. Both A and R are true and R is the a. 1 2 3 4
correct explanation of a.
b. 2 1 4 3
b. Both A and R are true but R is Not the
c. 1 2 4 3
correct explanation of A.
d. 2 1 3 4
c. A is true but R is false
89. Who among the following has worked on
d. A is false but R is true.
the Decipherment of the Indus Script?
84. Assertion (A): Society became
a. H.D. Sankalia
increasingly agrarian during the post-
Gupta period. b. B.B.Lal
Reason(R): Small peasants could not claim c. I. Mahadevan
any rights to land. d. Vincent Author Smith
90. the Copper hoards are associated with the
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a. lustrous red ware d. Smritis
b. ochre-coloured ware black and red 98. The nirvasita (excluded) and aniravasita
ware (not excluded) shudras have been referred
c. black and red ware to by
d. panted grey ware a. Yaska in the Nirukta
91. Which one of the following sites contains b. Panini in the Ashtadhyayio
the evidence of cemetery H culture? c. kautilya in the Arthashastra
a. Chanhudaro d. None of the above
b. harappa 99. Math List I with List II and select the
c. Hohenjodaro correct answer:
d. Kalibangan List-I
92. Which one of the following statements A. Kautilya
regarding Purushasukta is incorrect? B. Manu
a. it occurs in the seventh mandala of the C. Yajnavalkya
Rigveda D. Narada
b. It mentions the Brahmana as List-II
emanating from the mouth of the 1. The householder should not quarrel
Primeval Being. with a slave
c. It shows the rise of hierarchy 2. There are fifteen kinds of slave
d. It accords religious sanction to the then 3. No Arya can be a slave
emerging social structure. 4. Nobody can be enslaved without his
93. the Vaishya is characterized as a tributary consent
to another (anyasya balikrita) and to be A B C D
eaten or lived upon by another a. 1 3 4 2
(anyyasyadya) in the b. 1 3 2 4
a. Vajasaneyi Samhita c. 3 1 4 2
b. Aitareya Brahmana Atharvaveda d. 3 1 2 4
c. Atharvaveda 100. Which one of the following combinations
d. Shatapatha Brahmana is true of the Rigvedic culture?
94. Which one of the following is NOT true of a. nature worship, varnasystem, image
woman the Rigveda? worship
a. They attended the proceedings of the b. Rural, pastoral, monarchical
Sabha c. Barter system, sati system sacredness
b. They performed the sacrifice of cow
c. They took an active part in battles d. matriarchy, monogamy, defensive
d. They were married before puberty weapons
95. Along with the ‘Late Harappan’ artefact, 101. Which of the following characterized the
painted grey ware has been found at Tamill society of Sangam Age?
a. Ropar 1. Complex caste system
b. Bhagwanpura 2. Prohibition of intermarriage between
c. Bhanawali the kings and velalas
d. Daulatpur 3. Vegetarianism among the Brahmanes
96. Caste is NOT Characterized by 4. Gradual Aryanisation
a. endogamy Selection the correct answer using the
b. division of labour codes give below:
c. equity a. 1 alone
d. heredity b. 1 and 2
97. The concept of Varnasamkara occurs first c. 2 and 3
in the d. 4 alone
a. Brahamanas 102. What is the correct chronological order in
b. Upanishads which the following appeared in Tamil
c. dharmasutras land?
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1. Damili Inscriptions c. Nanaghat cave inscription of the
2. Sangam Age Satvahana queen Naganika.
3. Rock-cut Temples d. Mehrauli Pillar inscription of Chandra
Select the correct answer using the codes 109. That Bhagavatism first grew up around the
given below: Yamuna in Mathura district is evident fro
a. 1, 2, 3 the account of
b. 2, 1, 3 a. Justin
c. 3, 1, 2 b. Arian
d. 3, 2, 1 c. Megasthenes
103. The first translator of Mahabharata into d. Strabo
Tamil was 110. Which one of the following is NOT true of
a. Perundevanar the punch marked coins?
b. Kamban a. They are the earliest extant coins in
c. Sundaramurthi India
d. Bharavi b. They bear stamps of more than one
104. Who among the following was the earliest punch
known Greek follower of Bhagwatism? c. Symbols of different types are
a. Demetrius represented on them
b. Antialkides d. They always bear inscriptions of the
c. Heliodorus issuers
d. Menander 111. Which one of the following objects of
105. Which one of the following pairs is NOT Roman manufacture has been most
correctly matched? abundantly found in India?
a. Udiyanjeral: chera king a. Pot-sherds
b. Nedumjeliyan : pandya king b. Bronze icons
c. Senganan: chola king c. Lamps
d. Pari: Pallava king d. Coins
106. The jain tex which contains the 112. Four sites have been labelled as A,B,C and
Biographics of the Firthankaras is known D in the given map
as
a. Bhagavati Sutra
b. Adi Purana
c. Kalpasutra
d. Uvasagadasao
107. Consider the following statements:
In the second Buddhist Council held at
Vaishali, Buddhism was divided into
1. Sthaviravadins
2. Mahasanghikas Inscription detailing Samudragupta’s
conquests in the South has been found on
3. Vajrayana
an Ashokan Pillar at the site labelled
4. Kalachakrayana
a. A
Of these statements
b. B
a. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct
c. C
b. 1, 3 and 4 are correct
d. D
c. 2, 3 and 4 are correct
113. Match List I with List II and select the
d. 1 and 2 are correct correct answer:
108. The earliest epigraphical evidence List I (Type of spies)
regarding hagavatism in India comes from
A. Gudhapurushah
a. Ghosundi Stone inscription of king
B. Samsthah
Sarvatata
C. Sancharah
b. Besanagar inscription of Heliodorus
D. Rupajivah
12 of 12
List II (nature of their work) b. 2 4 3 1
1. courtesans c. 4 2 1 3
2. Wandering spies d. 4 2 3 1
3. Secret emissaries 116. The medium of exchange prevalent during
4. Stationary spies the Mauryan periods was
A B C D a. Kapaddaka-purana
a. 4 3 2 1 b. Churni
b. 3 4 1 2 c. Pana
c. 3 4 2 1 d. Dinara
d. 4 3 1 2 117. What is the correct chronological sequence
114. Match List I with List II and select the of the following?
correct answer: 1. Geography of Ptolency
List I (Names of the territories) 2. Ctesias account of India
A. Uttarapatha 3. Christian Topography of Cosmas
B. Avantirattha indicopllustes
C. Sancharah 4. Pliny’s natural History
D. Rupajivah a. 4, 2, 3, 1
List II (Their capitals) b. 2, 4, 1, 3
1. Tosali c. 2, 4, 3, 1
2. Pataliputra d. 4, 2, 1, 3
3. Takshashila 118. In his account, Fa-hien does NOT refer to
4. Ujjayaini a. Peasce and order in the Middle
A B C D kingdom
a. 4 3 1 2 b. Severity of criminal justice
b. 3 4 2 1 c. Chandalas as social outcastes
c. 4 3 2 1 d. Vegetarianism of the common people
d. 3 4 1 2 119. Which one of the following is NOT true of
115. Match List I with List II and select the the Rajputs?
correct answer: a. Their rise was an important social
List I (King who presented gifts to their phenomenon of the early medieval
contemporaries) period.
A. Sandrocottus b. They comprised the ruling and warrior
B. Seleucus chiefs
C. Ambhi c. They were a landed aristocracy
D. Antiochus (I. Soter) d. The Medas were denied entry to their
ranks
List II (Gifts)
1. 80 talents of stamped silver 120. Which one of the following rulers granted
land to high official for their maintenance?
2. A large portion of Ariana
a. Bimbisara
3. Sweet wine and dried figs.
b. Chandragupta Maurya
4. 500 elephants
c. Ashoka
A B C D
d. Harshavardhana
a. 2 4 1 3