Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 11 of 130)

  1. Match List-I (Names of Kings) with List-II (Texts mentioning their names) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Grahavarman

    2. Pusyamitra

    3. Lalitaditya Muktapida

    4. Chandragupta Maurya

    1. Rajatarangini

    2. Mudraraksasa

    3. Harsacharita

    4. Malavikagnimitra

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  2. Match List-I (Types of marriage) with List-II (Their characteristic feature) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Daiva

    2. Arsa

    3. Asura

    4. Raksasa

    1. Bride's father receives a pair of cow and bull from the bridegroom

    2. Bride is taken away by force and married

    3. Father gives the daughter with ornaments

    4. Father gives daughter to a priest

    5. Bridegroom pays the price of the bride

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
  3. Consider the following Smriti texts:

    1. Yajnavalkya Smrti

    2. Manu Smrti

    3. Brhaspati Smrti

    4. Devala Smrti

    The correct chronological sequence of these texts is

    1. 1, 2, 4, 3

    2. 2, 1, 3, 4

    3. 2, 3, 1, 4

    4. 4, 1, 3, 2

  4. The Buddhist philosopher of Kashmiri origin, who took a leading part in propagating Mahayana Buddhism in Central Asia and China was

    1. Kumarajiva

    2. Asanga

    3. Vasubandhu

    4. Atisa

  5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Brhatsamhita

    2. Ratnavali

    3. Kiratarjuniya

    4. Sisupalavadha

    1. Magha

    2. Harsa

    3. Varahamihira

    4. Bharavi

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  6. Which one of the following sites can be identified with Samapa, an administrative centre under the Mauryas?

    1. Brahmagiri

    2. Jaugada

    3. Maski

    4. Ujjain

  7. Consider the following sites:

    1. Capital of Panchala Kingdom

    2. Pallava town

    3. Buddhist site

    4. Harappan site

    Match these sites with the locations labeled as 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the given map, and select the correct answer:

    1. 2 1 4 3

    2. 2 1 3 4

    3. 1 2 4 3

    4. 1 2 3 4

  8. The Vijayanagara ruler, Krsnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in

    1. Telugu

    2. Sanskrit

    3. Tamil

    4. Kannada

  9. Which one of the following communities received special privileges during the Regency of Aliya Ramaraya?

    1. Brahmanas

    2. Barbers

    3. Weavers

    4. Artisans

  10. ‘Manigramam’ spoken of in medieval South India, refers to

    1. Place of rural labour

    2. Palace of rural lords

    3. Association of merchants

    4. Local assembly of elders

  11. The Chola kingdom was divided into the following parts for administrative purposes:

    1. Kottam

    2. Mandalam

    3. Nadu

    4. Ur

    The sequence in descending order, of their sizes is

    1. 1, 2, 4, 3

    2. 2, 3, 1, 4

    3. 1, 3, 2, 4

    4. 2, 4, 1, 3

  12. An area which was relatively neglected by the Hindus, but where Muslim writers showed their skill, was

    1. Logic

    2. Musicology

    3. Astronomy

    4. History

  13. Consider the following saints:

    1. Sri Chaitanya

    2. Lalla Dev

    3. Nambi Andar

    4. Tulsidas

    5. Ramanuja

    Who among these were Vaishnavite saints?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 4 and 5

    4. 3, 4 and 5

  14. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Kabir
      • Surdas
      • Guru Nanak
      • Ramananda
      • Chaitanya
      • Haridas
      • Ramanuja
      • Namdev
  15. Who among the following was an Alvar saint?

    1. Appar

    2. Kulasekhara

    3. Sambandar

    4. Venkatanatha