Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 12

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Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
The Chinese traveller Fa-hien visited India and left a detailed account of the reign of
A
Chandragupta II
B
Samudragupta
C
Skandagupta
D
Kumargupta I
Question 2
Consider the following statements regarding the Vijayanagar empire:
  1. It was named after the city of Vijayanagara.
  2. Krishnadeva Raya was the greatest of all the Vijayanagar rulers.
  3. Kings of Vijayanagar ruled on behalf of Shaivite deity Virupaksha.
  4. Vijayanagar empire successfully resisted the march of the Delhi Sultans to the south.
Which of these statements are correct?
A
2, 3 and 4
B
1 and 3
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1, 2 and 4
Question 3
The followers of which of the following sects worshipped the Ashoka Tree as God and carried in their hands a bunch of peacock feathers?
A
Digambar Jain
B
Pashupata
C
Shakta
D
Ajivika
Question 4
Indica'a reliable source for the history of Chandragupta Maurya was written by.
A
Megasthanes
B
Plutarch
C
Seleucus
D
Shylak
Question 5
What was considered as Varna Samkara?
A
Illegitimate birth
B
Championing the Varnasrama dharma
C
Revolt against the Varna system
D
Transgression of Varna boundaries for marriage
Question 6
Which of the following are true of Jainism?
  1. It has an affinity with the Vedanta system of philosophy.
  2. It has an affinity with the Samkhya system of philosophy.
  3. It completely rejected the concept of the
  4. According to it the world consists of two eternal categories, viz, conscious (jiva) and unconscious (ajiva).
A
1 & 3
B
2 & 3
C
3 & 4
D
2 & 4
Question 7
Why did Shivaji decide to collect 'Chauth' and 'Sardeshmukhi'?
A
Because of the opposition of Muslim rulers
B
To expand his territories
C
To increase the source of income
D
To consolidate his political influence
Question 8
Which Mughal ruler's reign has been described as the golden age of medieval art and architecture?
A
Babar's
B
Jahangir's
C
Humayun's
D
Shah Jahan's
Question 9
The most important feature of the Dravida style of temple architecture is
A
Shikhara
B
Mandapa
C
Gopuram
D
Vimana
Question 10
The Vijayanagar king who wrote a work 'Amuktamalayada' on the lines of kautilya's Arthashastra, was
A
Sri Ranga II
B
Krishnadeva Raya
C
Deva Raya II
D
Vira Narsimha
Question 11
Which of the following is not among the regions where the Britishers had first set up trading posts?
A
Goa
B
Gujarat
C
Bengal
D
Coromandel Coast
Question 12
What is true about Lothal ancient site?
  1. Lothal was an ancient port of Indus civilization.
  2. It was excavated by the S.R. Rao
  3. Currently it is situated in the Pakistan.
A
Only I, II
B
Only I, III
C
II, III
D
All of the above
Question 13
Chola power was based on all of the following EXCEPT:
A
control of maritime trade.
B
its large army.
C
scientific advances.
D
control of the Deccan plateau.
Question 14
The most fearless and bold woman leader of the peasant movement, who sacrificed her life to protect peasants' rights, was:
A
Preeti Lata Wadekar
B
Snehlata Wadekar
C
Veera Gunnamma
D
Ambika Chakraborty
Question 15
The Cripps Offer was regarded as a 'post-dated cheque' by
A
Jinnah
B
Gandhi
C
Nehru
D
Rajaji
Question 16
As per Cabinet Mission Plan, the strength of the Constituent Assembly would be
A
350
B
250
C
389
D
289
There are 16 questions to complete.

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