Quiz 621: Indian History for UPPSC Examination

1.
The harappans used intaglio seals, made mostly of carved and fired steatite :
2.
Which of the following deities were associated with the ‘Rig Vedic Period’ ?
  1. Purandara
  2. Varuna
  3. Savitri
  4. Usha
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
3.
Which of the following statements about the Gandhara School of Art is NOT correct?
4.
In the light of events which occurred during the reign of Shahjahan, select the statement which is NOT correct:
5.
Which legendary Sufi saint of Chishti order was popularly known as ‘Chirag-e-Dehlavi (Chirag of Delhi)’?
6.
The rulers of Bahmani kingdom encouraged the development of art and architecture in the form of cities, buildings, mosques and fortresses. The incorrect statement in this context is:
7.
Consider the following Statements regarding the history of Kashmir during the ancient and early medieval age –
  1. Kashmir was the part of Ashoka’s empire and Srinagar was founded by him.
  2. Kalhana’s authoritative work ‘Rajatarangini’ is on history of Kashmir.
  3. Zain-ul-Abidin was a great liberal king known as ‘Akbar of Kashmir’.
  4. Kashmir was annexed to the Mughal Empire by Akbar
Which of the above statements is / are correct?
8.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct regarding developments in the field of music during Medieval India?
  1. Sangeet Ratnakar is the earliest known treatise on music composed during Medieval period.
  2. Ragdarpan, a famous work on music was translated into Persian, during the reign of Muhammad Bin Tughlaq.
  3. Sultan Hussain Shah Sharqi of Jaunpur was a great musician and patron of music who wrote a great book on music known as ‘Man Kautuhal’
Choose the correct option:
9.
The silver coin which was introduced by Sher Shah and continued by the Mughals was :
10.
Which of the following statements about the Gupta Empire under Samudragupta is NOT correct?

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