Indian History MCQ: General Studies Important for Competitive Exams Part 14

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Q. Harsher was defeated by:

(a) Susanna

(b) King of Valabhai

(c) Bhaskaravarman

(d) Pulakesin II

Q. Harsher was the last great royal patron of:

(a) Jainism

(b) Buddhism

(c) Saiuism

(d) Bhagavatism

Q. After the death of Harsher, a tripartite struggle ensued between the three contemporary powers for the supremacy of Kannauj, which of the following was not a party in the struggle?

(a) German Pratihara

(b) Rashtrakuta

(c) Palmas

(d) Paramasras

Q. From the beginning of the 9th till the early 11th century, Kannauj was ruled by:

(a) Guar Pratihara

(b) Gahadvala

(c) Palmas

(d) Rashtrakuta

Q. Match the ruling dynasties of the 11th 12th centuries with their respective territories:

Match the Ruling Dynasties of the 11th 12th Centuries with Their Respective Territories
List – IList – II
A. Gahadvala1. Bundelkhand
B. Chandela2. Kannauj
C. Palmas3. Ajmer
D. Chahamanas (Chauhan՚s)4. Malla
E. Par Amaras5. Bengal and Bihar

(a) 1 2 3 4 5

(b) 2 1 5 3 4

(c) 2 1 3 4 5

(d) 3 4 2 1 5

Q. Match the capitals of the following ruling dynasties of early medieval India.

Match the Capitals of the Following Ruling Dynasties of Early Medieval India
List – IList – II
A. Par Amaras1. Ajmer
B. Chandela2. Dharma
C. Chalukyas3. Mahotsavanagar
D. Chahamanas of Sakambhari4. Mahotsavanagar
E. Kalachakra՚s5. Khajuraho

(a) 1 2 3 4 5

(b) 2 5 1 3 4

(c) 2 4 3 1 5

(d) 3 2 1 4 5

Q. One of the founder kings of a ruling dynasty of North India elected by the people was:

(a) Chandra deva of the Gahadvala Dynasty

(b) Gopal of the Pala dynasty

(c) Ajayaraj of the Chudamani dynasty

(d) Juju or juju of the Chandela dynasty

Q. Two great Buddhist Universities of Nalanda and Vikramashila were patronized by the:

(a) Palmas

(b) Par Amaras

(c) Chandela

(d) All the above

Q. The Chudamani (or Chauhan) king who founded the court of Ajmer and made it his capital, was:

(a) Ajayasraj

(b) Vigraharan IV

(c) Vigraharaj III

(d) Prithviraj III

Q. Three most important cities associated with the Chandela were:

(a) Khajuraho, Mahopac (or Mahotsavanagar) and Kalinga

(b) Dharma, Kalinga and Chhatarpur

(c) Tripura, Kalinga and Khajuraho

(d) Mahopac, Banda and Chhatarpur

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