Quiz 367 – Practice Paper (History)

1. Which of the two rulers among following were the arch enemies of Buddhism?

  1. Harsha of Kashmir
  2. Sashanka of Bengal
  3. Heliodorous
  4. Satakarni of the Satvahanas

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 4

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1 and 4


 

2. Who were the people in ancient India who initiated rigid restrictions with regard to occupation, commensality, taboos, pollution etc.?

(a) Lordes of foreigners of Post-Mauryan Age

(b) Brahmanas in the Upanishad Era

(c) Indus People

(d) Proto-Australoid and Austro-Asiatic inhabitants of pre-Dravidian India


 

3. Which of the following empires had an elaborate system of taxation?

(a) Gupta

(b) Maurya

(c) Turko-Afghan

(d) Vijayanagar


 

4. By which century both Hindu and Buddhist influences emerged apparently?

(a) 3rd Century AD.

(b) 5th Century AD.

(c) 2nd Century AD.

(d) 4th Century AD.


 

5. Who among the following almost continuously resisted to Muslim rule in Northern India?

(a) Chitor

(b) Deogari

(c) Ranthambore

(d) Mandasor


 

6. Which of the following Mughal Monuments was entirely built in white marble?

(a) Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula

(b) Sher Shah’s Tomb at Sasaram

(c) Akbar’s Tomb at Sikandara

(d) Chisthi’s Tomb in Fatchpur Sikri in Akhbar’s time


 

7. Who among the following were the leaders of the Gadar Party?

(a) Muslims

(b) Muslims and Hindus

(c) Sikhs

(d) Hindus


 

8. Feudalism in India was institutionalized from which of the following time onwards?

(a) Kanvas

(b) Guptas

(c) Sungas

(d) Andhre Satvahanas


 

9. In which of the following years a peasant, for the first time, addressed the session of Indian National Congress?

(a) 1916

(b) 1918

(c) 1915

(d) 1917


 

10. Which one of the following was the weakness of Sher Shah Suri?

(a) approach to the Hindu subjects

(b) organization of the army

(c) approach to the Rajput problem

(d) approach towards revenue administration


 

Answers:

  1. (a)
  2. (d) It is commonly believed that these practices were initiated by the Aryans that is factually unacceptable.
  3. (b)
  4. (c) Both emerged on the mainland and in the islands of South-East Asia.
  5. (a)
  6. (a)
  7. (b) It was founded in USA and the primary contributors to the party funds were the Sikh peasants.
  8. (d)
  9. (a) The peasant’s name was Pyara Singh.
  10. (c)

Also Read:

Quiz 367 – Practice Paper (Miscellaneous)

Quiz 364 – Practice Paper (Indian Polity)

Quiz 362 – Practice Paper (Geography)

Quiz 360 – Practice Paper (India History)

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