Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 53 of 130)

  1. Which of the following countries wee polluting and wee not be visited except for pilgrimage according to Baudhyana?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  2. What was considered as Varna Samkara?

    1. Illegitimate birth

    2. Revolt against the Varna system

    3. Transgression of Varna boundaries for marriage

    4. Championing the Vernasrama dharma

  3. Consider the following passage: His records proclaim him as the feudatory of the employee samovara III. He had he had his Capitals at Talak in the south and bankpura in the north. It was in AD 1137 that he performed the ceremony of Tulapurrusha. The above passage refers to

    1. Mayurasarman

    2. Anantavarman chodaganga

    3. Yayati mahasivaguptal I

    4. Vishnuvardhna

  4. The battle of Koppam between

    1. The Western Chalukyas and the pallavas

    2. The western Chalukays and the Cholas

    3. The Cholas and the Hoysalas

    4. The Pandyas and the rulers of Ceylon

  5. Which one of the following was an important seaport in the Kakatiya kingdom?

    1. Dharanikota

    2. Mottuppalli

    3. Machilipattna

    4. Nelluru

  6. Consider the map given below The places marked 1, 2, 3 and 4 respectively represent

    1. Madurai, Kalyani, kanyakubja, Ganda

    2. Tanjavur, manyakheta, kaushimbi, Ramavati

    3. Tanjavur, Manyakheta, Knyakubja, Ramvati

    4. Uraiyur, Talakad, Ahichchhatra

    Pundranagara.

  7. The gold coins of Muhammad Ghori usually bear.

    1. Goddess Lakhshmi on the observe and his name in Nagari characters on the reverse

    2. Kalmia on one side and his name on the other in Arabic characters

    3. His name on the observe

    4. Zodiac signs on the obverse and his name in Persian characters on the reverse

  8. The Iqta under the Delhi Sultans was a territorial assignment and its holder was designated muqli who.

    1. Had no claims on the peasant other than the due land tax

    2. Was the owner of the Iqta land

    3. Was entitled to claim forced labour from the cultivators

    4. Had claim on the person and property of the peasants.

  9. The export of slaves from India was banned by

    1. Muhammad Tughlaq

    2. Firuz tughlaq

    3. Allauddin Khaliji

    4. Sikandar Lodi

  10. During the 13th and 14th centuries the Indian peasant did not cultivate

    1. Wheat

    2. Arley

    3. Gram

    4. Maize

  11. Which one of the following sultans extended agricultural loan called sondhars to the poor peasants for promoting cultivation?

    1. Balban

    2. Allauddin Khalji

    3. Mohad. Bin Tughlaq

    4. Firuz Tughlaq

  12. Which one to the following statements regarding Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq's concession to the rural intermediaries is correct?

    1. He allowed them to impose taxes on peasants

    2. He gave them revenue-assignments

    3. He enrolled then into the Delhi Sultanate Army

    4. Exempted their lands from tax

  13. In the Vijayanagara kingdom the provincial governors, who did not belong to the royal family but were appointed on merit were generally known as

    1. Dalaway

    2. Dandanayakas

    3. Amaranayaks

    4. Upapradhani

  14. Which one of the following did not happed during the reign of Vijaynagara King Ramaraya?

    1. Admission of Muslims in the army

    2. Intervention in Muslim states of Deccan

    3. Invasion into far south

    4. Sustained friend relations with the

    Portuguese

  15. The Polygars were

    1. horse-traders from Afghanistan during the Mughal period

    2. a famous caste of bankers of bankers of Marwar

    3. Chiefs subordinate to the Nayakas the Vijaynagara kingdom

    4. Agents of the European companies for purchase of silk and muslin Benga