Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 120 of 130)

  1. The Dasavatara Temple at Deogarh is of

    1. Dvikuta type

    2. Trikuta type

    3. Ekayatana type

    4. Punchayatana type

  2. According to Buddhist tradition, who was transformed from a child devourer to a protectress of children?

    1. Marichi

    2. Tara

    3. Hariti

    4. Pattini

  3. In which dynasty's coins is Shiva shown in human form?

    1. Satavanhana

    2. Sunga

    3. Kushana

    4. Kadamba

  4. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Officers) List-II (Duties in Mauryan Polity)
    1. Samaharta

    2. Sannidhata

    3. Nagarika

    4. Akshapatalik

    1. Treasurer and keeper of stores

    2. Collector General

    3. City Magistrate

    4. Central Accounts a Officer

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  5. Who among the following acted as the Prime Minister of Sultan Iltutmish?

    1. Fakhrul Mulk Isami

    2. Malik Qutbuddin Hasan Ghauri

    3. Nizamul Mulk Muhammad Junaidi

    4. Saifuddin Hasan Qarligh

  6. Whose court was adorned by Jayadeva, the author of Gita Govind?

    1. Mihir Bhoja

    2. Amoghvarsha I

    3. Vijayasena

    4. Lakshmanasena

  7. Which one of the following did not form a part of the Chola army?

    1. Navy

    2. War-elephants

    3. Chariots

    4. Infantry

  8. Who built the famous ‘Kailasanatha’ temple at Kanchi?

    1. Narasimha Varman II

    2. Nandi Varman II

    3. Krishna I

    4. Krishna II

  9. Who among the following Chola rulers cooperated with Sailendra Emperor Marvijayottunga-Varman in building a Buddhist vihara at Nagapatam?

    1. Vijayalaya

    2. Paranataka I

    3. Rajaraja I

    4. Rajendra I

  10. The peruvalis of the Chola period represented the

    1. Trunk roads

    2. Higher judiciary

    3. Agricultural land

    4. Village meadows

  11. The ‘Kurram’ of Chola period were

    1. Musicians

    2. Union of villages

    3. Royal officers

    4. Temple artisans

  12. Which one of the following titles conferred during the Sultanate period was the highest in official hierarchy

    1. Sipahsalar

    2. Amir

    3. Malik

    4. Khan

  13. Qismat-i-Khoti in the Delhi Sultanate period was

    1. Cash payment made by the state to the village headman

    2. Villages assigned to a khot

    3. Cess collected by the village headman from the peasants

    4. Revenue assessed on the village headman by the khots

  14. When Qutud-din Aibak died in 1210 AD, who became his immediate successor?

    1. Iltutmish

    2. Taj-ud-din Yildoz

    3. Nasir-ud-din Mahmud

  15. Consider the following statements about Zia-ud-din Barani:

    1. He was born in Golkonda.

    2. He was a contemporary of Muhammad Tughluq.

    3. He was the author of Tarikh-i-Firuz Shahi.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1 and 3 only