Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 78 of 130)

  1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer.

    List-I List-II
    1. Visvanatha

    2. Vasudeva

    3. Minakshi

    4. Eknamsa or Bhadra

    1. Puti

    2. madurai

    3. Kasi

    4. Mathura

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
  2. Which of the following formed the basis of the materials culture in the Maurya period?

    1. Intensive use of iron

    2. Abundance of punch-marked coins.

    3. Plenty of NBPW.

    4. Use of burnt bricks.

    5. Use of ring-wells

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3, and 5

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 4 and 5

    4. 1, 2, 4 and 5

  3. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Fourteen major rock Edicts
      • Various Principles of Dhamma
      • Seven Pillar Rock Edicts
      • Appendix to Rock Edicts
      • Bhabru Inscription
      • New Administration by Asoka
      • Barabar Cave Inscription
      • Ashok's

    Tolerance.

  4. During the Gupta period the term Bhagakara meant

    1. Land tax

    2. Sales tax

    3. Tax on wastelands

    4. Tax on mines

  5. Which one of the following can be inferred from the paucity of coins in the later Gupta period?

    1. Decline of trade

    2. Decline of money economy

    3. Non-availability of gold

    4. Self sufficient village economy

  6. Match List I with List II and select the correct answerer by using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Setthi

    2. Sreni

    3. Nikkha

    4. Kamsa

    1. Gold coin

    2. Bronze and copper coin

    3. Chief of a guild

    4. Guild

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  7. Which one of the following statements is not true of the post-Gupta agrarian structure?

    1. It was marked by the emergence of landed intermediaries.

    2. It saw the growth of subject peasantry

    3. It was rooted in the absolute royal ownership of land

    4. There were grown evidences of agrarian expansion

  8. Which of the following are marked by the agrarian structure in the post-Gupta period?

    1. Large scale grants of land indifferent part of India

    2. Undermining of communal rights over land.

    3. Subjection of peasants.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  9. Which of the following statements explain the aspect feudalism in Ancient India?

    1. The king granted lands to his officers in lieu of salaries.

    2. The work of cultivation was carried out by sudra peasants

    3. some of the powerful feudatories had their own sufeudatories.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  10. In the early medieval period the system of land grants did not exist i

    1. Orissa

    2. Uttar Pradesh

    3. Punjab

    4. Rajsthan

  11. The place at which the first Sati pillar dated 510 A. D was found is

    1. Earn

    2. Chotegaon

    3. Lothal

    4. Dangvada

  12. Which one of the following ancient Smritikaras gave the window a position next to that of the son in the matter of inheritance?

    1. Yajnavalkya

    2. Manu

    3. Brhspati

    4. Katyayana

  13. To which category can works such as ‘Jyotisha edanga’ and ‘Surya-Prajnapti’ be assigned?

    1. Cosmology

    2. Astrology

    3. Astronomy

    4. Horscopy

  14. Which one of the following places is known for its monumental temple architecture?

    1. Arikkamedu

    2. Amaravati

    3. Gangaikondacholapuram

    4. Uttiramerur

  15. Which one of the following Chaityas is circular?

    1. Bhaja

    2. Bidsa

    3. Junnar

    4. Karle