Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 44 of 130)

  1. Which was the earliest text that tried to explain caste system according to ones abilities and inclinations?

    1. Manusmriti

    2. Bhagavat Gita

    3. Ramayana

    4. Yajnavalkiya

  2. Milk, Inam, waqf were abolished by

    1. Iltumish

    2. Balban

    3. Alauddin Khilji

    4. Guptas

  3. Bilhana euologised

    1. Krishna III

    2. Nripunga

    3. Vikramaditya VI

    4. Pratihara Bhoja

  4. The most distinctive characteristic in Muslim architecture from that of Hindu and Buddhist architecture was

    1. Round domes

    2. High minarets

    3. No concrete

    4. Combination of arch and dome

  5. How many cities were in existence during Buddha's time?

    1. 4

    2. 6

    3. 8

    4. 10

  6. Some people don't like painting. Such people don't like. For me, it seems painting is way of seeing God. Whose words are these?

    1. Akbar

    2. Jahangir

    3. Humayun

    4. Shah Jahan

  7. I can recognize each painter from the style of the picture who claimed to have this ability?

    1. Akbar

    2. Jahangir

    3. Humayun

    4. Shah Jahan

  8. Who were the people who occupied the NW part of India immediately after the fall of Mauryan Empire?

    1. Indo-Bactrians

    2. Sakas

    3. Kushanas

    4. Hunas

  9. Which of the following is correct regarding Alauddin Khilji

    1. He abolishd khuts and Muqqadams

    2. He was the first to collect taxes directly from the peasants

    3. He retained khuts and Muqqadams but reduced their privileges

    4. He appointed special officers in place of khuts and Muqqaams

  10. ‘Zimmis’ of Muslim age represent

    1. Pilgrims

    2. Musalmans

    3. Protected people

    4. Hindus

  11. Pahori painting emphasized on

    1. Snow-clad mountains

    2. Birds and animals

    3. Love

    4. Seasons

  12. arrange in chronologically order

    1. Clive arranged of for carrying out the Diwani functions in Bihar, Orissa and Bengal

    2. Shah Alam II gave the Diwani of Orrisa, Bihar, and Bengal for an annual payment of 26 lakh rupees.

    3. On his return Clive was given the job of restoring order in the company lands.

    4. Clive returned to England with his work unfinished

      1. 3, 2, 1, 4

      2. 1, 3, 2, 4

      3. 4, 3, 1, 2

      4. 1, 4, 3, 2

  13. Gandhara art all but one of the following was different from the west. Which was it?

    1. Foldings of the Robe

    2. Depicting the physiognomy

    3. Iconography

    4. Style

  14. ‘Ashtadic Gajangals’ were present in the courts of

    1. Devaraya II

    2. Sambasiva raya

    3. Krishnadevaraya

    4. Venkata I

  15. Who build the Buddha Vihara at Nagapattinam?

    1. Srivijaya

    2. Gaya Bahu of Sri Lanka

    3. Presenajit

    4. Illango adigal