Quiz 155: Indian History for Civil Services Exams


Battle of the Hydaspes was fought between Alexander and King Porus in 326 BC. Hydapses means which river________?

[A] Jelum
[B] Indus
[C] Beas
[D] Ravi

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Which among the following place is the birth place of Humayun?

[A] Agra
[B] Kabul
[C] Badakhashan
[D] Sasaram

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Who has written the compilation of poems ,Prithviraj Raso ?

[A] Prithvi Raj III
[B] Chand Bardai
[C] Purandara Dasa
[D] Kabir

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Krishna I , who was a king of Rashtrakuta dynasty is related to which of the following ?

[A] Shiva Temples of Ellora
[B] Ajanata Caves
[C] Khajuraho Temples
[D] Ellora caves

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Amoghavarsha I was a famous king of _________?

[A] Rashtrakuta Dynasty
[B] Pratihara Dynasty
[C] Chalukya Dynasty
[D] Solanki Dynasty

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Who built the tomb of itmad ud daula?

[A] Jahanagir
[B] Nur Jahan
[C] Shershah
[D] Akbar

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Vaikuntaperumal Temple at kanchipuram was built by __________?

[A] Narsimhavarman II
[B] Nandivarman II
[C] Parmesvaravarman II
[D] Parmesvaravarman I

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Which among the following religion is related to Dilwada temples at Mount Abu ?

[A] Vaishnav sect of Hindus
[B] Shaiv Sect of Hindus
[C] Jainism
[D] Buddhism

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Maritime power was a distinct character of which of the following dynasties?

[A] Chalukyas
[B] Cholas
[C] Pandyas
[D] Rasthrakutas

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The pioneers of Ocean trade with India were______?

[A] Dutch
[B] Portuguse
[C] British
[D] French

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