Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 92 of 130)

  1. Match List I (Events) with List II (Years) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Founding of Federation of Indian Cambers of Commerce and industry (FICCI)

    2. Lee-Modi Pact

    3. Bombay Plan

    4. National Planning Committee

    1. Year 1938

    2. Year 1927

    3. Year 1944

    4. Year 1934

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
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      • 3
      • 1
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      • 4
      • 1
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    • Assertion (A): Malik Amber was the first to employ successfully and on a large scale the Maratha light horse as guerillas.
    • Reason (R): He wished to weld the

    Marathas in to a nation.

    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): Akbar claimed divinity for himself.
    • Reason (R): He though that in a country of many beliefs such as India, the sovereign should not be Associated with any one particular religion.
    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 invasions of Krishadevaraya into the territories of Prataparudra were inconclusive.
    • Reason (R): Krishnadevaraya invaded the territories of the Gajepathi not for the latter's extinction but only for the recovery of lost territories.
    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): Cottage industries and handicrafts of India flourished due to the development of railways.
    • Reason (R): Railways helped movement of commodities and goods.
    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 arthashastra of Kautilya provided for the office of the superintendent of trade.
    • Reason (R): The State engaged in extensive trade.
    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 Kushnas issued a large number of gold coins.
    • Reason (R): The period was marked by flourishing trade.
    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): Urban centres in the Gangetic plans declined during the Gupta period.
    • Reason (R): Trade languished
    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): Society became increasingly agrarian during the post-Gupta period.
    • Reason (R): Small peasants could not claim any rights to land.
    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) The post-Gupta period witnessed the expansion of the Kayastha caste in North India. Reason (R): The Vaishyas gave up agriculture completely.

    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 Shudras were largely peasants during post-Gupta times.
    • Reason (R): The Vaishyas gave up agriculture completely.
  3. Which one of the following Harappan Sites is NOT located in Gujarat?

    1. Surkotada

    2. Rangpur

    3. Sutkagendor

    4. Desalpur

  4. Math List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Mohenjodaro

    2. Lothal

    3. Banawali

    4. Kalibangan

    1. Twin-burials

    2. Corbelled drain

    3. Furrows

    4. Terracotta replica of a plough

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
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      • 3
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  5. Who among the following has worked on the Decipherment of the Indus Script?

    1. HD Sankalia

    2. B B Lal

    3. I Mahadevan

    4. Vincent Author Smith

  6. the Copper hoards are associated with the

    1. lustrous red ware

    2. ochre-coloured ware black and red ware

    3. black and red ware

    4. panted grey ware