Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 204

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
The notion of saptanga that was introduced in Arthashastra includes
A
aristocrats, acharyas, traders, and monks.
B
kings, territory, administration and treasury
C
ministers, civil servants, subalterns and those involved in espionage
D
music, dance, ragas and wrestling
Question 2
Who among the following was known as the Grand Old Man of Indian politics?
A
Dadabhai Nauroji
B
Rasbehari Bose
C
Bipin Chandra Pal
D
Surendra Nath Bannerjee
Question 3
The first city of Siri was built by
A
Iltutmish
B
Jalal-ud-Din Khalji
C
Mohd. Bin Tughlaq
D
Ala-ud-Din Khalji
Question 4
Why did Buddhism start declining in India in the early medieval times?
  1. Buddha was at that time considered as one of the incarnations of Vishnu and this became a part of Vaishanavism.
  2. The invading tribes from Central Asia till the time of last Gupta king adopted Hinduism and persecuted Buddhists.
  3. The kings of Gupta dynasty were strongly opposed to Buddhism.
Which of the above is/are correct?
A
2 and 3
B
1, 2 and 3
C
1 only
D
1 and 3
Question 5
What was Khanqah?
A
Works of Poet Amir Khusro
B
The place where Sufi Mystics lived
C
Court of Sikandar Lodi
D
Birth place of Khwaja Muinud-din Chisti
Question 6
The finest specimens of Buddhist paintings are found in the caves at Bagh and Ajanta. How do the Buddhist paintings at Bagh differ from those found at Ajanta?
A
They are mostly depictions of Jataka stories
B
They contain representations of scenes from the Buddha's life from conception to the attainment of Nirvana
C
They are basically secular in character, and significantly reflect contemporary life
D
The style of the paintings reveals great delicacy and depth of feeling
Question 7
The chief feature(s) of the Chola architecture was/were
A
temples became vast complexes
B
massive vimanas or towers
C
replacement of bricks by stone structure
D
spacious courtyards
Question 8
What is the nick name of Asoka
A
Sidhartha
B
Darmapriyan
C
Devanampriya Priyadassin
D
All of the above
Question 9
Who brought the famous Persian painter named Khwaja Abdus Samad to India?
A
Akbar
B
Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
C
Humayun
D
Alauddin Khilji
Question 10
For the first time in Indian History, the description of the State Administration was found for which among the following periods?
A
Gupta Period
B
Saatvahana Period
C
Maurya Period
D
Shunga Period
Question 11
The polity of the Harappan people, as derived from the material evidence, was
A
secular-federalist
B
oligarchic
C
theocratic-unitary
D
theocratic-federalist
Question 12
Kanlshka was the follower of
A
Hinayanism
B
Jainism
C
Mahayanism
D
Hinduism
Question 13
During Akbar's reign the biggest gold coin was called?
A
Jalali
B
Dam
C
Ilahi
D
Shamsab
Question 14
Who amongst the following kings defeated Harsha' s army on the bank of river Narmada?
A
Krishnadeva Raya
B
Rajendra Chola
C
Pulakesin II
D
Rajendra I
Question 15
During the reign of Ashoka Kumaras were stationed at
A
Takshashila, Tosali and Sopara
B
Takshashila, Ujjayani and Junagarh
C
Takshashila, Tosali and Ujjayani
D
Ujjayani, Mathura, and Yerragudi
Question 16
Which of the following were the main sources of revenue of the company government in India?
  1. Land revenue
  2. Monopoly of salt and opium trade
  3. Freight charges
  4. Commutation bond
  5. Sair (i.e. customs, tolls, excise duties-etc.)
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below
A
l, 2 and 5
B
2, 3 and 4
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1, 3 and 5
There are 16 questions to complete.

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