Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 69 of 130)

  1. Which of the following terms mentioned in early source denote land-measure?

    1. Nivartana

    2. Kulyavapa

    3. Dronavapa

    4. Rathya

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 2 and 3

      3. 1, 2 and 3

      4. 3 and 4

  2. In which one of the following forms of marriage bride-price was paid by the groom?

    1. Brahma

    2. Rakshasa

    3. Paisacha

    4. Asura

  3. Which of the following were considered untouchable in early India?

    1. Charmakara

    2. Swarnakara

    3. Paraiyar

    4. Rathakara

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 1 and 4

      4. 3 and 4

  4. Which one of the following is the oldest Smriti

    1. Vishnu Dharmasastra

    2. Manu smriti

    3. Yajnavalkya smriti

    4. Narada smriti

    • Assertion (A): Gautamiputra Satakami was proposed to the system of four varnas.
    • Reason (R): Gautamiputra Satakarni extended patronage to Buddhist monks.

    In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

  5. The Chola ruler who wrested Tondaimandalam from the Rashtrakutas was

    1. Parantaka I

    2. Sundarachola

    3. Rajaraja I

    4. Kulottunga I

  6. In the Cholla administrative system the Sabha was

    1. The village court of justice

    2. An assembly of adult men in agraharas

    3. A committee of people from all castes for the management of temple

    4. A committee of nattars Temple

  7. The famous temple of Kailasa, hewn out of the rock, is at

    1. Elephanta

    2. Ellora

    3. Badami

    4. Mahabalipuram

  8. Match List I with list II and select the correct answer.

    List-I List-II
    1. Pratiharas

    2. Chaulukyas

    3. Chahamanas

    4. Paramaras

    1. Suvamagiri

    2. Chandravati

    3. Anahailapataka

    4. Kanyakubja

    5. Kalyani

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 5
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
  9. Which one of the following was known as Manigramam

    1. The quarters for jewelers

    2. The principal seat of the worship of Yaksh Manibhadra

    3. An association of traders

    4. Villages granted tax tree to Brahmins in the Chola

  10. The name of Ekanta Ramayya is associated with

    1. Srivaishnavism

    2. Kalamukha sect

    3. Virasaivism

    4. Jainism

  11. Grant of land to the Buddhist monastery Sailendra Chudamani vihara was made by

    1. Pala king Devapala

    2. Chola king Kulottunga

    3. Pandyaq king Sundra Pandya

    4. Pallava king Narasimha Varman

  12. Which one of the following regions is known for paintings that re manuscript illustrations in miniature executed on palm-leaf during the period AD 1100 − 13000?

    1. Kerala

    2. Deccan

    3. The Chola kingdom

    4. Western Bihar

  13. Somapura, the site of a great Buddhist monastery was located in:

    1. Eastern Bihar

    2. Northern Bihar

    3. Northern Bengal

    4. Southern Bengal

  14. Dahala in the early medieval period was the territory of the

    1. Paramaras

    2. Chandellas

    3. Kalachuris

    4. Bhanjas