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Question: The Battle of Plassey was fought in

1

1757

2

1782

3

1748

4

1764

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Under Akbar, the Mir Bakshi was required to look after

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military affairs

2

the state treasury

3

the royal household

4

the land revenue system

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Tripitakas are sacred books of

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Buddhists

2

Hindus

3

Jains

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The trident-shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent

1

Nirvana

2

Sangha

3

Buddha

4

Dhamma

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and

1

Robert Clive

2

Cornwallis

3

Dalhousie

4

Warren Hastings

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Through which one of the following, the king exercised his control over villages in the Vijayanaga

1

Dannayaka

2

Sumanta

3

Nayaka

4

Mahanayakacharya

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: To evolve a peaceful settlement of the conflict between India and China, which of the following non-

1

Burma (now Myanmar), Combodia, Indonesia and UAR

2

Burma, Sri Lanka, Combodia and Indonesia

3

Burma, Indonesia, Ghana and Sri Lanka

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Tulsidas, the author of Ramcharitmanas, was a contemporary of which of the following rulers?

1

Akbar

2

Humayun

3

Shahjahan

4

Sher Shah Suri

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Ustad Mansur was a famous painter in the region of

1

Shajahan

2

Akbar

3

Humayun

4

Jahangir

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Universities in the Presidency towns in India were established in

1

1857

2

1858

3

1900

4

1909

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Under the Government of India, Provincial Legislatures consisted of two chambers, except in the case

1

Assam

2

Bihar

3

Madras

4

Punjab

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The Venetian traveler who travelled with his wife and reached Vijayanagar around 1420 was

1

Athanasius Nikitin

2

Nicolo de Conti

3

Ibn Batuta

4

Ferishta

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The year 788 AD was a good one for Hinduism. Why?

1

Shankracharya was born that year.

2

Harsha Vardhana, the last Buddhist king, died.

3

Samudragupta converted to Hinduism.

4

All Muslim invaders were defeated.

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The Uprising of 1857 was described as the first Indian war of Independence by

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S.N. Sen

2

R.C. Mazumdar

3

B.G. Tilak

4

V.D. Savakar

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The twenty-third Jaina teacher, Parsva, the immediate predecessor of Mahavira enjoined on his discip

1

Abstention from stealing

2

Non-injury

3

Brahmacharya or continence

4

Non-attachment

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The Turko-Afghan rule in India lasted for about

1

two centuries

2

three centuries

3

four centuries

4

a little over one century

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Todar Mal was associated with

1

music

2

literature

3

land revenue reforms

4

law

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of

1

Sutlej and Beas

2

Jhelum and Chenab

3

Ravi and Chenab

4

Ganga and Yamuna

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: We hear of two envoys being sent to the Roman kings, one in 27-28 AD to the court of Augustus and

1

Cartius

2

Trajan

3

Nero

4

Brutus

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The use of Kharoshti in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India's contact with

1

Central Asia

2

Iran

3

Greece

4

China

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The title of 'Viceroy' was added to the office of the Governor-General of India for the first time

1

1848 AD

2

1856 AD

3

1858 AD

4

1862 AD

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The victories of Karikala are well portrayed in

1

Palamoli

2

Aruvanad

3

Pattinappalai

4

Padirrupattu

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: To which professions earlier leaders who struggled for freedom of India mainly belonged?

1

Lawyers

2

Teachers

3

Journalists

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year

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1833

2

1853

3

1858

4

1882

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in

1

Telugu

2

Sanskrit

3

Tamil

4

Kannada

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by

1

Jawaharlal Nehru

2

Dadabhai Naoroji

3

R.C. Dutt

4

M.K. Gandhi

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Under an agreement with which of the following countries did Subhas Chandra Bose organize Indian

1

China

2

Germany

3

Italy

4

Japan

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Vaikhanasa the five-fold conception of Vishnu consists of

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brahman

2

purusha

3

prakriti

4

satya

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: To conquer and annex Peshawar and Punjab, Mahmud of Ghazni defeated

1

Ghurids

2

Arabs

3

Karkotakas

4

Hindushahis

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The treaty of Mangalore was signed between

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the English East India Company and Haidar Ali

2

the English East India Company and Tipu Sultan

3

Haidar Ali and the Zamorin of Calicut

4

the French East India Company and Tipu Sultan

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: To which king belongs the Lion capitol at Sarnath?

1

Chandragupta

2

Ashoka

3

Kanishka

4

Harsha

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Visakhadatta sketches the event after the death of Samudragupta in his work

1

Mudrarakasam

2

Devi Chand Guptam

3

Mrichekakatika

4

Malavikagnimitra

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The system of Dual Government during the latter half of the 18th century AD is associated with the n

1

Clive

2

Comwallis

3

Waren Hastings

4

William Bentinck

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: 'The Vedas contain all the truth was interpreted by

1

Swami Vivekananda

2

Swami Dayananda

3

Raja Rammohan Roy

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The term samanta, meaning a feudatory from the sixth century AD, originally meant a

1

slave

2

cultivator

3

neighbor

4

foreigner

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The text of the document called Mahzar, by which Akbar assumed the role of supreme arbiter in the

1

Nizamuddin's Tabaqat-I-Akbari

2

Arif Quandahari's Tarikh-I-Alfi

3

Abul Fazl's Akbarnama

4

Badauni's Muntakahab-ut-Tawarikh

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: To meet the educational needs of the people, the Madarasa-I Nasiri was built in the region of

1

Qutub-ud-din Aibak

2

Iltutmish

3

Ruknuddin Firoz Shah

4

Jalal-id-din Khilji

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: We can know about early vedic period from

1

archaeological excavations

2

the Rig Veda

3

Jatak Katha

4

contemporary culture

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The Upanishads are

1

a source of Hindu philosophy

2

books of ancient Hindu laws

3

books on social behavior of man

4

prayers to God

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The Vijayanagara king who employed skilled archers of the Turkish clan and raised the fighting capac

1

Bukka I

2

Devaraya I

3

Krishnadevaraya

4

Ramaraya

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Three major powers that emerged in southern India in the 7th century AD were

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Cheras

2

Cholas

3

Chalukyas

4

Pallavas

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The term 'Yavanapriya' mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted

1

ivory

2

pepper

3

a fine variety of Indian muslin

4

damsels sent to the Greek court for dance performance

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: To which of the republic of Buddha belong?

1

Licchavis

2

Sakyas

3

Mallas

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: There was a sharp class division at Harappa and Mohen-jodaro. This is clear from the

1

Indus seals excavated

2

religious beliefs of the Harappans

3

tools and implements used by the Harappans

4

different types of dwellings excavated

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Tipu sultan was the ruler of

1

Hyderabad

2

Madurai

3

Mysore

4

Vijayanagar

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Though Ashoka had many sons, the inscriptions mentioned only one who is not mentioned in any other

1

Kunala

2

Tivara

3

Mahendra

4

Jalauka

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The title given by the British Government to Mahatma Gandhi which he surrendered during the non-coop

1

Hind Keasri

2

Kaiser-e-Hind

3

Rai Bahadur

4

Rt. Honorable

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The term yavanika meant

1

foreign goods

2

dancer

3

curtain

4

theatre

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The term Khalisa in Mughal administration signified the

1

entire Imperial establishment

2

land owned b the emperor himself

3

religious land grants

4

land from where revenue was collected for the Imperial Treasury

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Under the Guptas in eastern India, there was probably an intermediate level of administration betwee

1

Bhukit

2

Pradesa

3

Vifhi

4

Ahara

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The term Nirgrantha is associated with

1

Ajivikas

2

Charvakas

3

Jainas

4

Pasupatas

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The Kalinga was fought in

1

321 BC

2

301 BC

3

261 BC

4

241 BC

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: To which of the following dynasties did King Bhoja, a great patron of literature and art, belong?

1

Karkota

2

Utpala

3

Paramara

4

Gurjara Pratihara

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Vikramaditya, a king of Ujjain, started the Vikrama samvat in 58 BC in commemoration of his victory

1

Indo-Greeks

2

Sakas

3

Parthinas

4

Kushanas

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Two of the great Mughals wrote their own memories. There were

1

Babar and Humayun

2

Humayun and Jahangir

3

Babar and Jahangir

4

Jahangir and Shahjahan

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of were given the right to decide through a plebis

1

Assam

2

Punjab

3

Bengal

4

N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during the

1

9th Century AD

2

10th Century AD

3

12th Century AD

4

14th Century AD

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The language of discourses of Gautama Buddha was

1

Bhojpuri

2

Magadhi

3

Pali

4

Sanskrit

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: There were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not

1

Santhals

2

Ahoms

3

Pagal Panthis

4

Ramosi

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of

1

Travancore

2

Baroda

3

Hyderabad

4

Mysore

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner:

1

Monserrate

2

Tavernier

3

Manrique

4

Bernier

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The ultimate ownership of land during the post-Gupta period lay with

1

the cultivator

2

the village community

3

the king

4

the joint family

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Correct Answer: 3

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