Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 40 of 130)

  1. Who among the following Bhakti saints wrote the commentary on vedantasutras in Sanskrit?

    1. Ramandanda

    2. Tulsidas

    3. Lalleshwari

    4. Vallabhacharya

  2. Kharapallana and Vanasphara were the two satraps governing under which one of the following?

    1. Kanishka

    2. Kadaphises I

    3. Kaluphna II

    4. Huviska

  3. Consider the following statements:

    1. Gautamiputra Satakarni defeated Nahapana

    2. Vasishthiputra Sri Pulmavi was defeated by Rudradaman

    3. Sri Yajna Satakarni styled himself as

    Ekabhamana

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 2 and 3 only

    3. 1 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  4. Who among the following was the first to have studied and discovered the Manuscript of Kautilya's Arthasastra?

    1. K A N Sastry

    2. B K Thapar

    3. R Shairia Sastri

    4. James Fergusson

  5. The King Kanishka held a great Buddhist Council under whose presidentship?

    1. Asvaghosha

    2. Sangharaksha

    3. Nagasena

    4. Vasu Mitra

  6. The great grammarian Patanjali of ancient India was whose contemporary among the following?

    1. Chandragupta Maurya

    2. Ashoka

    3. Pushyamitra Sunga

    4. Susarman Kanva

  7. Which one of the following rulers began the construction of the famous Kailasa rock-cut temple at Ellora?

    1. Dantivarman I

    2. Nandivarman III

    3. Krishna I

    4. Srimara Srivallabha

  8. Haji Maula revolted against which one of the following Sultans?

    1. Iltutmish

    2. Raziya

    3. Balban

    4. Alauddin Khalji

  9. Which one of the following techniques was introduced by the Turks in the textile sector in India?

    1. Spinning wheel

    2. Tie-and-dye

    3. Hand spindle

    4. Weaver's loom

  10. At which one of the following places was Akbar formally seated on the Mughal throne after the accidental death of his father Humayun?

    1. Kabul

    2. Lahore

    3. Kalanaur

    4. Sarhind

  11. Before taking employment under Aurangzeb, Mir Jumla was in whose service?

    1. Abdullah Qutb Shah of Golconda

    2. Adil Shah of Bijapur

    3. Nizam-ul-mulk of Ahmednagar

    4. Raja Jaswant Singh of Jodhpur

  12. Which one of the following is the correct chronological sequence?

    1. Battle of Chanderi-Battle of Ghagra-Battle of Chausa-Battle of Dourah

    2. Battle of Chanderi-Battle of Ghagra-Battle of Chausa-Battle of Dourah.

    3. Battle of Ghagra-Battle of Chanderi-Battle of Dourah-Battle of Chausa

    4. Battle of Ghagra-Battle of Chanderi-

    Battle of Chausa-Battle of Dourah

  13. Consider the following statement:

    1. Akbar prohibited sati-the immolation of widow on husband's pyre

    2. Akbar discouraged child marriage and encouraged widow remarriage among the Hindus

    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

  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. Mansab fixed the status of a mansabdar in official hierarchy but not his sallary.

    2. Mansab did not fix the number of armed retainers the mansabdar was supposed to maintain

    3. Mansabdari was a single service combining both civil and military responsibilities

    4. All holders of mansab were called amir-i azam

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 2 and 3 only

    2. 3 only

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 4 only

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

    List-I (Text) List-II (Author)
    1. Salvabhyudaya

    2. Sarva-Darshan-Sangraha

    3. Kokilasandesha

    4. Nyayakulis's

    1. Uddanda Kavi

    2. Atreya Ramanuja

    3. Makhavacharya

    4. Rajanatha

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