1.The evidences of 'pit-dwelling' have been discovered from which of the following ancient Indian sites?
[A]Lothal and Kalibangan
[B]Burzahom and Gufkaral
[C]Ropar and Rangpur
[D]Kalibangan and Surkotada
Burzahom and Gufkaral
2.Which among the following Vedic Texts gives a systematic exposition of the 'theory of rebirth' for the first time?
3.The doctrine of 'Vyuhavada' is associated with which among the following Sects (or) cults of India?
4.The 'Saptanga Theory of State' (Theory of Seven Limbs of the State) was propounded by :
[A]Kautilya in Arthashastra
[B]Manu in Manusmriti
[C]Kalhana in Rajatarangini
[D]Banabhatta in Harshacharita
Kautilya in Arthashastra
5.'Silapaddikaram' and 'Manimekalai' are the immortal epic works belonging to which of the following period?
[D]Early Medieval Age
6.Which among the following foreign travellers is not correctly paired with their respective period of visit in India?
[A]Fa Hien - Gupta Period
[B]Hiuen Tsang - Post Gupta Period
[C]Al Beruni - Early Medieval Period
[D]Ibn Batutta - Mughal Period
Ibn Batuta - Sultanate Period during the reign of Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
7.'Octagonal' shape of mausoleums is the distinctive feature of which of the following dynasties of Medieval India?
8.Who among the following was the religious guru of Shivaji?
9.The exhaustive codification of Islamic laws in the name of 'Fatwa-i-Alamgiri' was done at the behest of which among the following rulers of Medieval India?
[B]Sher Shah Suri
10.Who planted the 'Tree of Liberty' at Srirangapatnam?
[C]Chin Quilich Khan
[D]Murshid Quli Khan
11.The first British 'Presidency' in India was established at :
12.Ahmad Shah Abdali invaded India for the first time during the reign of which among the following Mughal Emperors?
13.'Neel-Darpan' by Din Bandhu Mitra portrays the plight of :
[D]All of the above
14.Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was a great 19th Century Social Reformer who waged a struggle for/against which of the following social cause?
[A]Education of Women
[C]Abolition of Sati
15.Who among the following was popularly known as the 'Frontier Gandhi'?
[B]Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
[C]Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan