Indian History MCQ: General Studies Important for Competitive Exams Part 61

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Q. The Chinese traveler Huen Tsang, called the ′ Prince of Pilgrims ″ , visited India during the reign of:

(a) Harsh

(b) Chandragupta II

(c) Dharnapala

(d) Deva Pala

Q. Harshcharita, the biography of Harsh, was written by:

(a) Bannerghatta

(b) Sudraka՚s

(c) Sri Harsh

(d) Gunadhya

Q. Harsh was defeated by:

(a) Susana

(b) King of Valabhai

(c) Bhasksaravarman

(d) Pulakesin II

Q. Harsh was the last great royal patron of:

(a) Jainism

(b) Buddhism

(c) Saiuism

(d) Bhagavatism

Q. After the death of Harsh, 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) Gurnard Pratihara

(b) Rashtrakuta

(c) Pales

(d) Par Amaras

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

(a) Gurnard Pratihara

(b) Gahadvala

(c) Pales

(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. Pales3. Ajmer
D. Chahamanas (Chauhan՚s)4. Malla
E. Par Amaras5. Bengal and Bihar

(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) Chandradevaq of the Gahadavala Dynasty

(b) Gopal of the Pala dynasty

(c) Ajayaraj of the Chudamani dynasty

(d) Ceja or juju of the Chandela dynasty

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

(a) Pales

(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) Ajayaraj

(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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