Indian History MCQ: General Studies Important for Competitive Exams Part 63

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Q. With reference to Harappan civilization consider the following statements:

1. The citadels were inhabited by the common people.

2. The Great bath was used for ritual bathing and it made up of stone.

The rods were laid out along a grid pattern.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

(a) 1and 2only

(b) 2and 3only

(c) 3only

(d) 1,2and 3only

Answer: (C)

Q. Great prominence is given in the Rig Veda to two popular assemblies called ′ Sabha ′ and ′ Samiti which seem to have formed an essential feature of the government. In this context, which of the statements is/are correct?

1. The Sabha, which mainly dealt with policy decisions and political business, included common people.

2. The Samiti, less political in character, was a more select body of the elders or nobles.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1only

(b) 2only

(c) Both 1and2

(d) Neither 1nor2

Answer: (D)

Q. With reference to administration in Chula Empire, consider the following statements:

1. Nadu was the smallest unit of administration in Chula Empire

2. The villages in Chula Empire practiced a system of self- government.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1only

(b) 2only

(c) Both 1and2

(d) Neither 1nor2

Answer: (B)

Q. With reference to Naqshbandi school of Sufi movement in India, consider the following statements:

1. The school propounded the concept of unity of God and created beings.

2. The school opposed the use of music religious gatherings and visiting tom of saints.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1only

(b) 2only

(c) Both 1and2

(d) Neither 1nor2

Answer: (D)

Q. In Buddhism, the analogy of the “flame of a lamp which kindles other lamp before getting extinguished” is used to explain?

(a) Transmigration of soul

(b) Bodhisattva

(c) Continuous flux of universe

(d) None of the above

Answer: (A)

Q. Withdrawal of royal patronage to painting under Aurangzeb led to the dispersal of artists to different places and emergence of distance schools of painting. Which among the following are schools?

1. Pale

2. Rajasthan

3. Pakara

4. Apabhramsa

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1and 2only

(b) 1,2and 3only

(c) 2and 3only

(d) 3and 4only

Answer: (c)

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