Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 24 of 130)

    • Assertion (A): Harappan civilization had extensive trade contacts with other contemporary civilization.
    • Reason (R): Bronze Age civilizations were sustained by elaborate exchange networks.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Some Yavanas (Greeks) were converted to the Vaishnava cult during the reign of the Sungas.
    • Reason (R): Bhagwal erected a Garuda Pillar at Besnagar.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The Mauryan kings did not make grants of village on religious grounds.
    • Reason (R): Cultivators revolted against land grants.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Vishwamitra is described to have organized a confederacy of ten kings against Sudas.
    • Reason (R): Sudas preferred Vaishtha as a priest.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The Kushanas were of Central Asian origin.
    • Reason (R): They were a derivative of the Yue-chi tribe.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The Indo-Greek king Menander accepted Buddhism.
    • Reason (R): The Buddhist Philosopher Nagasena persuaded him to do so.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Construction of temples as tributes to dead kings was a special feature of the Chola period.
    • Reason (R): The famous Siva temple at Gangaikonda-Cholapuram was built by Rajendra I as a tribute to his father.
    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

    • Assertion (A): According to Paes, devadasis held a highly respectable position in the Vijayanagar society.
    • Reason (R): The devadasi system came into existence in South India under the Vijayanagar rulers.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The concepts of Tauhid-i-Ilahi and Sulh-i Kul confirm Emperor Akbar's pantheistic approach and cosmopolitan outlook.
    • Reason (R): Through Mahzar, he tried to appropriate spiritual as well as temporal power.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Muhammad Tughlaq conferred honours and high appointments upon several foreigners, Hindus and Mongols.
    • Reason (R): He wanted to weaken the nobility.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Shivaji mostly followed the pattern of land revenue system introduced by Malik Ambar.
    • Reason (R): He preferred to do away with revenue collection through hereditary officers of sudistricts.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Warangal was a centre of carpet industry in medieval India.
    • Reason (R): Persian weavers were engaged in weaving carpets in Warangal.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The Swaraj Party was founded at the Gaya session of the Indian National Congress.
    • Reason (R): C R Das and Motilal Nehru advocated the entry of the legislative councils under the 1919 Act while C Rajagopalachari and his supporters opposited it.
    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

    • Assertion (A): In June, 1941 the Communist Party of India declared its support to the war efforts of Great Britain.
    • Reason (R): Great Britain supported Russia against the German invasion.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The enactment of the Age of Consent Bill was opposed by Lokmanya Tilak.
    • Reason (R): Lokmanya Tilak believed that society instead of government should take steps for eradicating social malpractices.
    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