Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 87 of 130)

  1. Who among the following had written a treatise on fanciful technological devices?

    1. Bhoja

    2. Govindaraja

    3. Chandravarman

    4. Mahipala

  2. Which one of the following communities of peasants revolted against the Pala rulers of Bengal?

    1. Jats

    2. Gurjaras

    3. Kavartas

    4. Doms

  3. A very important source for the political structure and social conditions of Gujarat from the 9th to the 13th centuries is the text known as

    1. Rajatarangini

    2. Panchatantra

    3. Lekhapadhati

    4. Sukraniti

  4. The capital seat Gangaikonda Cholapuram was founded by

    1. Rajendra I

    2. Rajaraja the Great

    3. Kulottunga I

    4. Parantaka

  5. The Chola inscriptions are found in the following languages:

    1. Sanskrit

    2. Telugu

    3. Tamil

    4. Kannada

    Their correct sequence in terms of the extent to which they were used (most frequent first, least frequent last) is

    1. 1, 3, 4, 2

    2. 3, 1, 4, 2

    3. 1, 3, 2, 4

    4. 3, 1, 2, 4

  6. Match the temples in List built by the Chola monarchs with the places in List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. The Koranganatha Temple

    2. The Rajarajeswara Temple

    3. The Airavatesvara Temple

    4. The Shival Temple

    1. Tiruvaliswaram

    2. Dharasuram

    3. Srinivasanallur

    4. Tanjore

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  7. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Krishnadevaraya
      • Manucharita
      • Bukka I
      • Vaidikamanggapravartaka
      • Allasaniqeddanna
      • Amuktamalyada
      • Gangadevi
      • Amarsataka
  8. Abdur Razzsaq who left is detaled account of Vijayanagara Empire in Persian, came to the Vijayanagar court as the envoy of Mirza Shag Rukh during the reign of

    1. Harihara II

    2. Bukka II

    3. Deva Raya II

    4. Krishnadeva Raya

  9. What was the nature of the Nagaram settlements South India?

    1. Villages inhabited by peasant castes

    2. Villages settled and dominated by combinations of traders and merchants

    3. Villages granted to the Brahamanas

    4. Villages having the local administrative units

  10. The territorial revenue assignment in the Delhi Sultanate was known as

    1. Tuyul

    2. Milk

    3. Iqta

    4. Jagir

  11. Sultan Alaudding Khalji claimed land revenue on

    1. One-fourth of he produce

    2. Two-thirds of the produce

    3. One-half of the produce

    4. Two-fifths of the produce

  12. Which one of the following was the reason for the great rebellion in Doab against Muhammad Tughlaq?

    1. Transfer of capital from Delhi

    2. Issue of token currency

    3. Increase in rural taxation

    4. Enslavement of rural population

  13. Yahiya Sirhindi, the author of Tarikh-i-Mubarakshahi live during the period of

    1. Lodis

    2. Soyidds

    3. Tughulqs

    4. Khalijis

  14. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Silver tanka

    2. Diwan-i-Kohi

    3. Dar-ul-Shafa

    4. Shahan-i-Mandi

    1. Alaudding Kahalji

    2. Feroze Tughluq

    3. Iltutmish

    4. Muhammad Tughluq

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  15. ‘When he attained kingship, he was quite independent of the rules and orders of the shariat.’ Ziauddin Barani made the above statement regarding

    1. Iltutamish

    2. Alauddin Khalji

    3. Mubarak Khalji

    4. Muhammad Tughluq