Quiz 635: Indian History for SSC-CGL Examination

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?
[A]Chhandogya Upanishad
[B]Mundaka Upanishad
[C]Satapatha Brahmana
[D]Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Chhandogya Upanishad

3.The doctrine of ‘Vyuhavada’ is associated with which among the following Sects (or) cults of India?
[A]Shaivism
[B]Vaishnavism
[C]Buddhism
[D]Jainism

Vaishnavism

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?
[A]Pre-Mauryan Age
[B]Sangam Age
[C]Gupta Age
[D]Early Medieval Age

Sangam 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

Option [D]
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?
[A]Khalji
[B]Tughlaq
[C]Sayyid
[D]Lodi

Lodi

8.Who among the following was the religious guru of Shivaji?
[A]Tukaram
[B]Eknath
[C]Jnaneshwar
[D]Ram Das

Ram Das

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?
[A]Alauddin Khalji
[B]Sher Shah Suri
[C]Akbar
[D]Aurangzeb

Aurangzeb

10.Who planted the ‘Tree of Liberty’ at Srirangapatnam?
[A]Hyder Ali
[B]Tipu Sultan
[C]Chin Quilich Khan
[D]Murshid Quli Khan

Tipu Sultan

11.The first British ‘Presidency’ in India was established at :
[A]Surat
[B]Madras
[C]Bengal
[D]Bombay

Surat

12.Ahmad Shah Abdali invaded India for the first time during the reign of which among the following Mughal Emperors?
[A]Muhammad Shah
[B]Ahmad Shah
[C]Shah Alam-II
[D]Akbar-II

Muhammad Shah

13.’Neel-Darpan’ by Din Bandhu Mitra portrays the plight of :
[A]Bengali Artisans
[B]Indigo Planters
[C]Landless Labourers
[D]All of the above

Indigo Planters

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
[B]Widow Remarriage
[C]Abolition of Sati
[D]Untouchability

Widow Remarriage

15.Who among the following was popularly known as the ‘Frontier Gandhi’?
[A]Hasrat Mohani
[B]Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
[C]Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
[D]Iqbal Khan

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

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