Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 84 of 130)

    • Assertion (A): The Indo-Aryans came to India from somewhere in Central Asia, possibly from the region south of the Urals and east of the Caspian Sea.
    • Reason (R): They had been defeated by their Indo-European neighbours.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

  1. Assertion (A) The Bhagavata religion spread to western India and north Deccan. Reason (R): The Yadava-Stvata-Vrishni people of Mathura migrated to different regions.

    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

  2. Assertion (A) Patanjali attests that during the Mauryan times, new cults and super stations were introduced for the sake of mone. Reason (R): The treasury needed to be adequately filled to meet any unforeseen economic crisis in the kingdom.

    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): The Kushanas carried on seat through the Persian Gulf and the Sea.
    • Reason (R): They maintained a wellorganized navy.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

  3. Assertion (A) The post-Gupta agrarian structure marked by growing feudal set-up. Reason (R): It was the emergence of land intermediaries and subjected peasantry on large scale.

    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): Some Pallava grants prohibited the entry of royal officers in the granted Village.
    • Reason (R): The granted villages were directly administered by the king.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): Anuloma marriages were in vogue during the Gupta period.
    • Reason (R): The Gupta monarches wanted to absorb the foreigners into the Hindu fold.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): Pushyamitra has signaled his success by performing the Asvamedha.
    • Reason (R): Vasumitra had influcted a defeat on the Yavanas.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): The Chola ruler Rajendra's atrocities during his conquest of Sri Lanka have been highlighted in the Mahavmsa.
    • Reason (R): The author had a strong sympathy for Buddhism.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): The Bhakti Saint Vallabhacharya for professed Suddhavaita philosoph.
    • Reason (R): He completely identified the Individual soul with Brahaman and did not subscribe to the distinction between the two.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): The agrarian crisis began in the later part of the 17th century.
    • Reason (R): The oppressed peasantry joined the local reel leaders and zamindars.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): The Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri was built by Akbar in 1602.
    • Reason (R): He wanted to commemorate his conquest of Gujarat.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): Sulhkul, namely, peace with all became the state policy of Akbar.
    • Reason (R): He removed religious disabilities of the Hindus by abolishing the pilgrim taxes, Jiziyah and opening state service to them.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): Jaisingh succeeded in persuading Shivaji to come to Aurangzeb's court and enter Imperial serfices.
    • Reason (R): The attempt at reconciliation failed because Shivaji was dissatisfied with the terms offered.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

    • Assertion (A): Soon after the resignation of the congress ministries in the provinces in 1939, the Muslim League observed a Deliverance Day.
    • Reason (R): Ambedkar supported and jointed it.
    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 the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.