Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 26 of 130)

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

    List-I (Ancient State) List-II (Modern Region)
    1. Durgara

    2. Kamarupa

    3. Trigarta

    1. Assam

    2. Jammu

    3. Jalandhar

    4. Orissa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  2. Which inscription mentions both Kalidasa and Bharavi by name?

    1. Prayag Prasasthi of Samudra Gupta

    2. Talagunda Pillar inscription of Kakusthavarma

    3. Aihole Prasasthi of Pualkesi

    4. Girnar Prasasthi of Rudradaman

  3. Consider the following statements:

    1. Senguttuvan, the son of Imayavaramban was the contemporary of Yajna Sri Satakarni.

    2. The Silappadikaram given a detailed account of the exploits of Senguttuvan.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  4. Which one of the following about Iqta system in Delhi Sultanate is not correct?

    1. Iqta was a territorial assignment

    2. Nizam-ul-Mulk emphasized Muqtis right to collect and appropriate taxes

    3. All Sultans from Iltutmish onwards did not enforce the practice of transfer of Muqtis from in Iqta to another

    4. Balban ordered that excess amounts must be sent from Iqta to the Sultan's treasury

  5. Who among the following Cholas was defeated by Krishna-III of Rashtrakutas?

    1. Parantaka-I

    2. Parantaka-II

    3. Rajaraja-I

    4. Rajendra-I

  6. In the early medieval India, which one of the following places was referred to as Prabhasa Pattana?

    1. Somanatha

    2. Thanesar

    3. Ujjain

    4. Varanasi

  7. Consider the following statements:

    1. Ghaznavid coins issued in northwestern India have bilingual legends written in Arabic and Sharda Scripts.

    2. The literatures and chroniclers Barani and Isami were contemporaries.

    3. When Mahmud of Ghazni raided Somnatha, Jayasimha Siddharaja was the Chalukya ruler of the region.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  8. Who was the author of the 11th Century text Sunya Purana?

    1. Paramesvara

    2. Ramai Pandit

    3. Parangal Khan

    4. Alaol

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

    List-I (Author) List-II (Book)
    1. Badayuni

    2. Isami

    3. Mulla Daud

    4. Qutban

    1. Chandayan

    2. Futuh-us Salatin

    3. Mrigavati

    4. Muntakhaul Tawarikh

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
  10. Who among the following authors translated the famous work, ‘Kitaal-Hind’ into English?

    1. Walter Roper Lawrence

    2. E. C. Sachau

    3. Al-Muqaddsi

    4. S A Rahim

  11. Who among the following created the post of Naib to appoint Turkish noble Aitigin?

    1. Qutbuddin Aibam

    2. Itutmish

    3. Razia

    4. Bahram

  12. Which one of the following departments was created by Allauddin Khalji to improve the functioning of the State Revenues?

    1. Diwan-I Mustakharaj

    2. Diwan-I Kohi

    3. Diwan-I Arz

    4. Diwan-I Insha

  13. What did the term dehliwal mean in the medieval period in India?

    1. A Jain community doing business in Delhi

    2. A vegetarian cuisine originating in Delhi

    3. The coinage prevalent in Delhi at the time of Turkish conquest

    4. Afghan warriors stationed as guards of the city of Delhi

  14. During whose reign was the award of the title ‘khan’ introduced for the nobles of the Delhi Sultanate?

    1. Alauddin Khaliji

    2. Balban

    3. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

    4. Iltutmish

  15. Who among the following was popularly known as Lokahitavadi?

    1. Akshay Kumar Dutt

    2. Gopal Hari Deshmukh

    3. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

    4. Mahadev Govind Renade