Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 2 of 130)

  1. In the Battle of Takkolam

    1. The Cholas defeated the Rashtrakutas

    2. The Rashtrakutas defeated the Cholas

    3. The combined forces of Cholas and Rashtrakutas defeated the Chalukyas

    4. The Chalukyas defeated the

    Rashtrakutas

  2. Consider the following statements about temples built by Cholas:

    1. The earliest Chola temple dating from 10th Century is the one at Dadapuram in South Arcot.

    2. The huge Chola temples of Tanjore and Gangaikonda-cholapuram are marked by their lofty towers.

    3. The later Chola temples have mighty gopurams or gateways.

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. None

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, and 3

  3. Ramanuja was obliged to leave Srirangam owing to the hostility of

    1. Rajaraja

    2. Rajendra Choladeva I

    3. Adhirajendra

    4. Kulottunga I

  4. Firuz Tughluq may be said to have brought about the decline of the Delhi Sultanate because he

    1. Conducted a very large number of military campaigns

    2. Spent too much money on canals

    3. Allowed nobility to become hereditary

    4. Provoked peasant rebellions by his oppression

  5. Match the places marked as A, B, C and D on the given map with the descriptions given below:

    1. Capital of the Peshwas.

    2. Place where Kabir lived.

    3. Famous centre of production of chintz (printed cloth).

    4. Famous site of early medieval sculpture.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 2 1 4 3

    2. 3 1 2 4

    3. 1 3 2 4

    4. 3 4 1 2

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Ganganendranath Tagore

    2. Devika Rani

    3. Rukmini Devi Arundale

    4. Allauddin Khan

    1. Hindustani classical music

    2. Classical dance

    3. Film

    4. Painting

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  7. Consider the following pairs of authors and their works:

      • Munshi Prem Chand
      • Soz-e-Vatan
      • Sri Sri
      • Desa Caritralu
      • Rabindranath Tagore
      • Kalindi
      • C V Ramana Pillai
      • Marthanda Varma

    Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 3 and 4

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

    List-I (Buildings) List-II (Architects)
    1. Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta

    2. Central Secretariat, New Delhi

    3. Gateway of India, Mumbai

    4. Madras University Senate House, Chennai

    1. Herbert Baker

    2. W Emerson

    3. R F Chisholm

    4. George Clarke

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  9. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Condition of India

    2. Mother India

    3. Farewell to India

    4. Passage to India

    1. Edward Thompson

    2. E. M. Forster

    3. India League

    4. Katherine Mayo

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
  10. Consider the following events:

    1. Cabinet Mission Plan

    2. Bombay Plan

    3. Wavell Plan

    4. Mountbatten Plan

    The correct chronological order of these events is

    1. 2, 1, 3, 4

    2. 2, 1, 4, 3

    3. 1, 2, 3, 4

    4. 1, 2, 4, 3

  11. Consider the following events:

    1. Cripps Mission

    2. Quit India Movement

    3. Individual Satyagraha

    4. August Offer

    The correct chronological order of these events is:

    1. 4, 3, 2, 1

    2. 4, 3, 1, 2

    3. 3, 4, 1, 2

    4. 3, 4, 2, 1

  12. Indian War of Independence, 1857 was written by

    1. S N Sen

    2. R C Majumdar

    3. V D Savarkar

    4. S B Choudhuri

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Fazl-I-Husain

    2. Shahid Suhrawardy

    3. Ibrahim Rahimtullah

    4. Abdul Bari

    1. Bombay

    2. UP

    3. Punjab

    4. Bengal

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  14. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. P. S. Sivawami Iyer

    2. Munnuswami Naidu

    3. Madeleine

    4. Narasimha Chintamani

    1. Mahatama Gandhi's associate

    2. National Liberal Federation

    3. Justice Party

    4. Industry

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  15. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Prati Sarhar and Nyayadan Mandal

    2. Mohan Singh and Niranjan

    3. B. C. Dutt

    4. Jatiya Sarkar and Vidyut Vahini

    1. Quit India Movement in Midnapur

    2. RIN revolt

    3. Indian National Army

    4. Quit India Movement in Satara

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4