Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 46 of 130)

  1. The majority of historians favour the view the personal religion of Ashoka was

    1. Buddhism

    2. Shaivism

    3. Jainism

    4. None of these

  2. The Buddhist religious texts prepared during the reign of Kanishka were written in:

    1. Pali language

    2. Prakrit language

    3. Sanskrit language

  3. The most important feature concerning the land settlement during the Gupta-age was

    1. increased land-revenue

    2. collection of revenue in kind

    3. Beginning of feudalism or Jagirdari system

    4. Collection of revenue through contractors

  4. Agriculture as a profession was looked down upon by

    1. The Smriti law only

    2. Buddhist cannot law only

    3. Jain cannon law only

    4. By all

  5. The main feature of the agrarian structure of the post-Gupta age was

    1. Direct relations of the sate with peasants

    2. Jagidari system

    3. Collection of revenue through village Panchayats

    4. None of these

  6. Who among the following ruler, ended his rivalry with Harsha after marrying himself with his daughter

    1. Dhruvasena of valabhi (Gujarat)

    2. Chalukya king pulakesan II

    3. The ruler of Nepal

  7. Inter-dining was permitted during ancient India.

    1. Between the Brahamanas and the kshatriyas

    2. Between the kshatriyas and the vaisyas

    3. Between all castes except the Sudras

  8. Which among the following ruling dynasties successfully obstructed the efforts of the Pratiharas in establishing a strong empire in North India?

    1. The Palas

    2. The chalukyas of Badami

    3. The Rashtrakutas

    4. The Senas

  9. Among the officers of Muhammad of Guru, Bihar and part of Bengal were conquered by

    1. Qutbuddin Aibak

    2. Tajuddin yildiz

    3. Muhammad Bakhtiyar Khaliji

  10. The famous temple of somanath on the coast of kathiawar was attacked by Mahmud Ghaznavi in!

    1. 1021 AD

    2. 1024 AD

    3. 1026 AD

    4. 1020 AD

  11. THE Mongol leader who threatened the safety of the Turkish rule in India during the rule of Iltumish was:

    1. Chingez Khan

    2. Halaku

    3. Jalaludding Mangbarni

    4. Tajuddin Yildiz

  12. the Jaunpuri or the Sharqu style of architecture developed during the reign of:

    1. Mubarak Shah Sharqui

    2. Shamsuddin Ibrahim Shah Sharqui

    3. Mahamud Shah Sharqi

    4. Husain Shah Sharqi

  13. Which among the following was not responsible for the growth of Indo-Muslim architecture?

    1. Acceptance of the superiority of Turk-Persian architecture by the Indians

    2. Employment of Indian Craftsmen by Muslim rulers

    3. Construction of Muslim building out of the materials

    4. Conversion of Indian building itself to

    Muslim building because of certain inherent similarities.

  14. Humayun fought his decisive battle against Sher Khan at

    1. Chunargarh

    2. Chausa

    3. Bijgrams (near Kanauj)

    4. Delhi

  15. Vasco-da-Gama, who discovered first the direct Sea-route from Europe to India reached the coast of Calicut in the year

    1. 1995 AD

    2. 1496 AD

    3. 1497 AD

    4. 1498 AD