Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 5 of 130)

    • Assertion (A): The Jainas follow the practice of worshipping image of Tirthankaras.
    • Reason (R): They denied the existence of a Supreme being.
    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): Bhagavatism became popular in the Gupta period.
    • Reason (R): Gupta rulers were great devotees of Krishna.
    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): Varieties of coins bearing legends in Greek and Brahmi have been discovered from North-Western India.
    • Reason (R): India carried out extensive trade with the Greek world
    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): Varnasankara was greatly favoured by the authors of Dharmsastras.
    • Reason (R): It helped in the proliferation of mixed castes.
    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): Nizamuddin Auliya approved the conduct of a Sufi in releasing his woman slave and allowing her to return to her Hindu parent.
    • Reason (R): This was strictly in accordance with the Muslim law.
    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): Alauddin Khalji imposed price control in Delhi.
    • Reason (R): He wanted to pay lower wages to artisans building his palaced in Delhi.
    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 first split in the All India Trade Union Congress took place in 1929.
    • Reason (R): The Great Economic Depression resulted in difference of opinion among the AITUC leaders.
    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's official historian Abul Fazl neither gives the prices of slaves nor does he mention slave markets.
    • Reason (R): Akbar prohibited slave trade in his empire.
    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 direct result of Shah Alam's farman (1765) was the establishment of the Dual Government in Bengal.
    • Reason (R): The famine of 1770 was the result of misrule by the East India Company through Shitab Rai and Raza Khan.
    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 Treaty of Amritsar was signed between Ranjit Singh and East India Company on 25th April, 1809.
    • Reason (R): Ranjit Singh wanted to expand his empire with the help of the Company.
    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

  1. Match the sites A Burzahom, B Chirand, C Nagarjunakonda and D Paiyampatti with their locations marked as 1, 2, 3 and 4 on the given map and select the correct answer using the following codes:

    1. 2 1 4 3

    2. 1 2 3 4

    3. 3 2 1 4

    4. 1 3 2 4

  2. The granary discovered at Harappa was located

    1. Within the citadel

    2. In the ‘Lower town’

    3. Near the river Ravi

    4. Beside the western gate of the city

  3. A scene reminiscent of the well-known folk tale ‘The Clever Fox’ from the Panchantantra is depicted on a pot from an Indus site. The pot was discovered from

    1. Harappa

    2. Lothal

    3. Chanhudaro

    4. Kalibangan

  4. Archaeological evidence from Nagar, Katpalon, Dhadheri and Bhagwanpura indicate that the late Harappans and the Painted Grey Ware using people

    1. Never lived together

    2. Came into contact, but never lived together

    3. Came into contact, but lived in different settlements in the same area

    4. Came into contact and lived in the same settlements

  5. Two versions known as the white and the black are available in the

    1. Rigveda and Yajurveda

    2. Yajurveda alone

    3. Samaveda and Atharvaveda

    4. Atharvaveda alone