Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 39 of 130)

  1. Damodarpur Copper Plate inscription giving details of local administration belongs to whose period?

    1. Ramagupta

    2. Samudragupta

    3. Kumaragupta I

    4. Skandagupta

  2. Which one of the following works is ascribed to the famous poet Rajasekhara?

    1. Setubandha

    2. Gaudavadha

    3. Karpurmanjari

    4. Saptasataka

  3. Match the List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

    List-I (Author) List-II (Work)
    1. Mrichchha

    2. Ritusamhara

    3. Kiratarjuniya

    4. Sisupalavadha

    1. Kalidasa katika

    2. Sudraka

    3. Magha

    4. Bharavi

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  4. According to Megasthenes, the city of Pataliputra was administered by a Committee. How many members constituted the Committee?

    1. Ten

    2. Fifteen

    3. Thirty

    4. Forty

  5. When Lord Wellesley fought the war against Tipu Sultan of Mysore in which Tipu died, who commanded the main English Army?

    1. Arthur Wellesley

    2. General Harris

    3. Col. Reed

    4. General Stuart

  6. Who among the following organised the Radical Democratic Party in the year 1940?

    1. Ajit Roy

    2. M N Roy

    3. Rash Behari Bose

    4. Subhash Chandra Bose

  7. Which one of the following statements is not correct? As per the Press Licensing regulations of 1823

    1. The printer and publisher had to obtain a license for starting a press

    2. Magistrates could attach unlicensed presses

    3. Every book or newspaper was required to have printed the name of printer and publisher on it and a free copy supplied to local government

    4. The Governor-General had the right to revoke a license or call for a fresh application

  8. Consider the following statements with reference to Pitt's India Act:

    1. Pitt's India Act 1784 provided that only covenanted servants were in future to be appointed members of the Council of the Governor-General

    2. The Pitt's India Act 1784 prohibited all aggressive wars in India and all treaties of guarantee with the Indian Princes

    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

  9. Which one of the following Acts removed the legal recognition of slavery in India?

    1. Pitt's India Act, 1784

    2. The Charter Act, 1833

    3. The Act XI of 1835

    4. The Act V of 1843

  10. In the year 1739, Marathas captured Salsette and Bassein from which one of the following powers?

    1. Dutch

    2. English

    3. French

    4. Portuguese

  11. Who have described Alauddin Khalji's measure of slaughtering a large number of ‘New Muslims’ in one single day?

    1. Amir Khusrau and Afif

    2. Isami and Barani

    3. Yahya Sihrindi and Ibn Battuta

    4. Abdullah and Rizqullah Mushtaqi

  12. Towards the end of Akbar's reign, who dominated his nobility holding ranks of 500 zat and above?

    1. Rajputs and other Hindus

    2. Shaikhzadas

    3. Turanis

    4. Iran is

  13. When Farrukhsiyar contested the throne, who among the following betrayed Jahandar Shah?

    1. Asad Khan

    2. Khan Jahan Kokaltash

    3. Munim Khan

    4. Chin Qilich Khan

  14. Consider the following statements about Shahjahan:

    1. Shahjahan commanded Fathe Khan to invade Bijapur in 1631

    2. Shahjahan failed in the second Bundela War in 1634 and did not invade the region again

    3. Shahjahan visited Kabul with a military escort of fifty thousand to subdue the Afghan tribes

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 only

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 3 only

  15. Who were the qalandars in the medieval India?

    1. Wandering Dervishes

    2. Preachers of Islamic law

    3. Keepers of mosques

    4. Keepers of madrasas