Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 38

By | September 15, 2017

Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
The themes of the murals of the Ajanta Caves are
  1. Decorative designs which include a variety of animals, trees and flowers.
  2. Portraits of various Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.
  3. Narrative scenes portraying Jataka stories.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A
1 and 3 only
B
1, 2 and 3
C
1 and 2 only
D
2 and 3 only
Question 2
Consider the following passage-In the course of a career on the road spanning almost thirty years, he crossed the breadth of the Eastern hemisphere, visited territories equivalent to about 44 modern countries and put behind him a total distance of approximately 73000 miles. The world's greatest traveller of pre-modern times to whom the above passage refers is
A
Megasthenes
B
Fa Hien
C
Marco Polo
D
Ibn Battuta
Question 3
The Portuguese gained a stronghold in India after defeating the Zamorln of Calicut. The word Zamorin stands for
A
Warlord
B
Sealord
C
King
D
Admiral
Question 4
In the committee which prepared the Nehru Report (1928) the Liberal Federation was by
A
V. S. Srinivasa Sastri
B
Tej Bahadur Sapru
C
M.R.Jayakar
D
M.S.Aney
Question 5
The Sultan of the Sultanate of Delhi, who transferred his capital from Delhi to Agra, was
A
Sikandar Lodi
B
Ibrahim Lodi
C
Bahlul Lodi
D
Khizr Khan
Question 6
Who among the following were among those who caused major uprisings against Murshid Quli Khan?
  1. Sitaram Ray
  2. Udai Narayan
  3. Ghulam Muhammad
  4. Saadat Khan
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below
A
1 and 2
B
2 and 4
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1 and 4
Question 7
Probably the earliest crop to be farmed in north China was:
A
wheat.
B
rice.
C
barley.
D
millet.
Question 8
Consider the following statements: Alberuni's Kitab-ul-Hind is
  1. A sympathetic study of Indian civilisation.
  2. Mainly a political history of India.
  3. Critical of Mahmud Ghaznavi' s plundering raids of India.
  4. Mainly a study of India's cultural, social and intellectual history.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
A
2 and 4
B
Alone
C
1 and 4
D
1, 3 and 4
Question 9
Which of the following is not a feature of the religious life of the Indus civilization?
A
Pipal and Acacia trees were regarded as celestial plants
B
The tree of life figures with great frequency on the seals
C
The people had faith in amulets and charms, which shows that they were afraid of demons
D
The Indus deities, like the Vedic deities, were predominantly male
Question 10
Which of the following non-Aryan social beliefs has been continuing in Tamil Nadu since the Sangam Age?
A
Children wearing an ornament on which the five weapons of Tirumala are punched
B
Wearing of Tali by bride or married woman
C
Shaving the head of the widows
D
Offering a ball of cooked rice to the departed soul
Question 11
The Thai kingdom was founded:
A
in the upper valley of Anghor Thom.
B
just outside Yunnan.
C
in the lower valley of the Chao Praya River.
D
in the lower Indus valley.
Question 12
When did the Cripps Mission, Which had practically repeated the August Offer 1940 visit India?
A
1941
B
1943
C
1942
D
1944
Question 13
The moon god, Narnnar was the patron god of the city of
A
Agashe
B
Ur
C
Akkad
D
Lagash
Question 14
Two women who, while conducting the affairs of their states faced Akbar's wars of conquest were Rani Durgawati and Chand Bibi (or Sultana), respectively of
A
Gondwana and Ahmadnagar
B
Jaisalmer and Khandesh
C
Malwa and Gujarat
D
Ranathambhor and Khandesh
Question 15
The Atharva Veda does not discuss the ideal of
A
Jnana
B
Moksha
C
Karma
D
Upasana
Question 16
Which of the following characterized the Tamil Society of Sangam Age?
  1. Complex caste system.
  2. Prohibition of intermarriage between the kings and the villas.
  3. Vegetarianism among the Brahmanas.
  4. Gradual Aryanisation. Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
A
1 alone
B
2and3
C
4 alone
D
l and 2
There are 16 questions to complete.

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