Indian History MCQ: General Studies Important for Uttar Pradesh PSC Exam Part 66

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Q. Consider the following statements regarding position of women in the Gupta age:

1. Aras and Aura forms of marriage became popular.

2. Widows could not marry again.

3. Women had no right to real property.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1and 2only

(b) 1and 3only

(c) 2and 3only

(d) 1,2and3

Answer: (D)

Q. With reference to the history of ancient South India, consider the following statements regarding Pandya kingdom?

1. The pandas occupied the delta of the Averi River and the adjoining region.

2. Under the pandas, the capital Madurai and port city Kirkaig were great centres of trade and commerce.

3. Pandya kings sent embassies to the Roman emperor.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1and 2only

(b) 1only

(c) 2and 3only

(d) 1,2and3

Answer: (c)

Q. With reference to temple architecture in ancient Indian, consider the following statements:

1. The Amman shrine to house the image of chief goddess emerged as a feature during Chula period.

2. Vasari style of temple architecture emerged during Chalukyas period.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1only

(b) 2only

(c) Both 1and2

(d) Neither 1nor2

Answer: (B)

Q. With reference to administration during Delhi sultanate period, consider the following statements regarding ′ bandages:

1. They were special slaves bought by sultans from Persia for military services.

2. They were never appointed as generals and governors.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1only

(b) 2only

(c) Both 1and2

(d) Neither 1nor2

Answer: (A)

Q. Consider the following statements in reference to Odessa dance:

1. It was an essentially temple dance where the dancers sought liberation or moksha through the medium of this dance.

2. Maharishi and gotiupuas were trained to perform this dance in the temple.

3. Unlike Kathakali, in this dance form there is no role of facial expressions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1only

(b) 1and 2only

(c) 1and 3only

(d) 2and 3only

Answer: (D)

Q. Consider the following statements about Noachian Festival:

1. It is celebrated in the state of Kerala.

2. It is observed to welcome the first harvest of rice.

3. A traditional boat race is organized during the festival.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1and 2only

(b) 2only

(c) 2and 3only

(d) 1,2and3

Answer: (c)

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