Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 66 of 130)

  1. Which one of the following statements is correct?

    1. The Indian Independence Act. 1947 gave unlimited powers to the Constituent Assembly of each Dominion frame and adopt any Constitution and to repeal any Act of the British Parliament

    2. The Indian Independence Act, 19478 came into force the 15th August, 1947.

    3. The Indian Independence Acts, 1947 provided that the district of Sylhet in Assam would form part of India

    4. The Indian independence Act, 1947 made it mandatory that the Constituent

    Assembly's of India and Pakistan should consist of members directly elected by the people.

  2. Which one of the following is a site of the Harappan civilization wherein a Persian Gulf seal has been unearthed

    1. Mohenjodaro

    2. Dholavira

    3. Lothal

    4. Kalibangan

  3. Agriculture flourished in

    1. The Kutch region

    2. Afghansitan

    3. Baluchistan

    4. Sind

  4. The crop which does not seem to have been known to people of the Harappan Culture is

    1. Rice

    2. Cotton

    3. Ragi

    4. barley

  5. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

      • Surkotada
      • Ploughed field
      • Harappa
      • Horse remains
      • Rangpur
      • Rice husk
      • Chanhudaro
      • Citadel
  6. The largest number of seals of the Harppan culture are made of

    1. Terracotta

    2. Faience

    3. Agate

    4. Steatite

  7. Which of the following were exported from Meluhha, sometimes identified as a Harappan area?

    1. Black wood

    2. 2 Ivory

    3. gold

    4. lead

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 1, 2 and 4

      3. 1, 3 and 4

      4. 2, 3 and 4

  8. Who among the following was a philosopher king of Kekaya Janapada mentioned in the Upanishads?

    1. Jabali Pravahana

    2. Jamadagni

    3. Srutasena

    4. Asvapati

  9. Early Indian religious texts refer to conflict between Krishna

    1. Brahma

    2. Rudra

    3. Indra

    4. Veruna

  10. The famous conversation between Uddalaka Aruni and his son Svetaketu regarding the identity of the Brahaman and the Atman figures in the

    1. Svetasvatara Upanishad

    2. Chandogya Upanishad

    3. Mundaka Upanishad

    4. Mandukya Upanishad

  11. Nilalohita, a type of earthenware mentioned in the Vedic texts, may be identified with

    1. Painted greyware

    2. Redware

    3. Black and Redware

    4. Northern black Polished ware

  12. The term used to refer to barren land in the Vedic texts in

    1. Vraja

    2. Kulya

    3. Suyavas

    4. Khilva

  13. Yadu and Turvasa referred to the Rigveda were

    1. Two generals

    2. Two brothers

    3. Two kings

    4. Two tribes

  14. What is the correct sequence of the following in the history of South India?

    1. Expansion of the Mauryan rule

    2. beginnings of the megalithic culture

    3. Sangam age

    4. Pallava ascendancy

    Which is correct?

    1. 2, 3, 1, 4

    2. 2, 1, 3, 4

    3. 2, 1, 4, 3

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4

  15. Which one of the following is a toll tax mentioned in early Tamil literature?

    1. Paduporul

    2. Iduporul

    3. Ulgu

    4. Uruporal