Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 45 of 130)

  1. Which of the following animals were on the Ashoka pillars?

    1. Cow, Bull, Lion

    2. Lion, bull, boar

    3. Lion, bull, Horse

    4. Bull, Elephant, Lion

  2. Which of the following created a separate ministry for slaves?

    1. Iltumish

    2. Alauddin Khalji

    3. Balban

    4. Firoz Shah

  3. Which of the following represents the town inhabited by merchants and traders in Chola period?

    1. Cer

    2. Sabha

    3. Nagaram

    4. Nadu

  4. Ancient texts divide one's life into four ashrama which of the following gives the correct sequence

    1. Brahmacharya, Grihastha, Sanyasa, Vanaprastha

    2. Sanyasa, Brahmacharya, Grihastha, Vanaprastha

    3. Brahamacharya, Grihastha, Vanaprastha, Sanyasa

    4. Vanaprastha, Grihastha

    Brahmacharya, Sanyasa

  5. When congress decided to ask for swatantrata for all including princely states, its session was held at

    1. Lahore

    2. Lucknow

    3. Haripura

    4. Tripura

  6. Which of the following is called yavanapriya?

    1. Pepper

    2. Silk

    3. Cotton

    4. Gold

  7. The father of the girl receives a cow instead of bride price at marriage is called.

    1. Rakshasa marriage

    2. Arsa marriage

    3. Deva marriage

    4. Paisasa marriage

  8. Which of the following was not the reason for which Indians opposed Simon commission

    1. Though according to 1919 Act's regulations the commission is to be appointed only after 10 years, the British Govt. Appointed it to the disadvantage of the Indians due to the possibility of having the Labour Party Govt. After the elections.

    2. The commission included not a single Indian.

    3. Indians have to concede for political assessment of their performance.

  9. Which of the following is not a Vedic text?

    1. Samhita

    2. Brahmana

    3. Dammadada

    4. Aranyakas

  10. The people who were primarily responsible for the formation of the Indus valley civilization belong to:

    1. The proto-australoid race

    2. The Mediterranean race

    3. The Brachycaphal race

    4. The Nordic race

  11. the texts by which we know the culture of the later Vedic age are:

    1. Last three Samhitas (Vedas)

    2. The Puranas

    3. The last three Samhitas, the Brahamanas, the Aranyakas and the Upanishads

    4. None of these

  12. Which among the following ruling dynasties has not been mentioned in the Sangam literature:

    1. Kadamba

    2. Chera

    3. Chola

    4. Pandya

  13. Which among the following sect of Buddhism was primarily responsible for the spread of Buddhism outside the frontiers of India

    1. Vajrayana

    2. Mahayana

    3. Hinayana

    4. None of these

  14. Mahavir had:

    1. A daughter

    2. A son

    3. No issue

    4. None of these

  15. When Alexander attacked India in the North-West India there existed

    1. Only republican states

    2. Only monarchical states

    3. Both monarchical and republican states