UPPSC Prelims History 2011 Paper (Part 2 of 8)

  1. Which one of the following had proposed the name of W. C. Banerjee for the post of President of the Indian National Congress at its first session in Bombay (1885)?

    1. A O Hume

    2. K T Telang

    3. D E Wacha

    4. N N Sen

  2. Which one of the following founded the ‘Atmiya Sabha’

    1. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

    2. Devendra Nath Tagore

    3. Swami Vivekanand

    4. Akshay Kumar Dutt

  3. Which of the region was ruled by the Gujara-Pratiharas at the time Turkish invasion of Northern India?

    1. Kashmir

    2. Madhyadesh

    3. Gujarat

    4. Kannauj

  4. Who among the following had introduced ‘Vaishnavism’ in Kamrupa?

    1. Chaitanya

    2. Purandradasa

    3. Ramanuja

    4. Sankaradeva

  5. Sugandhadevi, who issued coins with the figure of seated Lakshmi was a Queen of

    1. Karnataka

    2. Kashmir

    3. Orrisa

    4. Saurashtra

  6. Consider the following statements:

    • Assertion (A): According to Mitakshara, father could divide his property among his sons during his life-time.
    • Reason (R): Mitakshara did not recognize a son's right of ownership in ancestral property by birth.

    Select your answer from the code given below:

    1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.

    4. (A) is false, but (R) is true.

  7. Who was the Chaiman of the National Planning Committee set-up by the Indian National Congress in 1938?

    1. Jawaharlal Nehru

    2. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    3. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

    4. J B Kriplani

  8. An inscription of A. D. 1121 refers to a medical institute teaching the Charaka-Samhita and Astanga-hridaya of Vabhata at:

    1. Varanasi

    2. Nalanda

    3. Valabhi

    4. Tiruvaduturrai

  9. The capital of the Sharqi dynasty, during the 15 − 16th centuries was

    1. Zafrabad

    2. Kara-Manikpur

    3. Benaras

    4. Jaunpur

  10. Where did the Rashtrakula King Dantidurga perform the Hiranya-garbha Mahadana ceremony?

    1. Manyakhet

    2. Girnar

    3. Ujjain

    4. Nasik

  11. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Writers) List-II (Patrons)
    1. Hemadri

    2. Dhanapala

    3. Srihara

    4. Rajasekhara

    1. Parmara Bhoja

    2. Gahadavala Jayachandra

    3. Pratihara Mahendrapala

    4. Yadava MahadevaCodes:

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  12. which one of the following temples had celebrated a thousands years of its building in the year 2010?

    1. Kailash Temple at Ellora.

    2. Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur.

    3. Lingraja Temple at Bhubaneshwar.

    4. kandariya Mahadeva Temple at Khajuraho.

  13. Who among the following believed in the theory of ‘Bheda-bhed’

    1. Vallabhacharya

    2. Nimbarakacharya

    3. Madhvacharya

    4. Ramanujacharya

  14. Marco Polo laments the waste of a great part of Indian wealth in the import of

    1. Gold

    2. Silver

    3. Horses

    4. Wine

  15. Which Sultan of Delhi founded and built the Fort of Siri?

    1. Iltumish

    2. Balban

    3. Alauddin Khalji

    4. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq