Quiz 643: Indian History for SSC and State PSC Examinations

1. Which of the following Environmentalists first gave the concept of Biodiversity ‘hotspots’ ?
[A] Gaylord Nelson
[B] Norman Myers
[C] John Muir
[D] Julia “Butterfly” Hill

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2. Consider the following Statements:

  1. Warren Hastings laid the foundations of Calcutta Madrasa.
  2. Sanskrit College was established at Banaras by Jonathan Duncan.

Which of the Statement(s) given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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3. Who founded the Ramakrishna Mission in 1896 to carry on humanitarian relief and social work?
[A] Ramakrishna Paramahansa
[B] Swami Dayananda Saraswati
[C] Swami Vivekananda
[D] Blavatsky and Olcott

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4. Arrange the following events in the order of their chronology:
1.August Offer
2.Poona Pact
3.Third Round Table Conference
Choose the correct option:
[A] 1-2-3
[B] 2-3-1
[C] 2-1-3
[D] 2-1-3

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5. The resolutions on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy were passed in which of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress?
[A] Belgaum,1934
[B] Lahore,1929
[C] Karachi,1931
[D] Faizpur,1936

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6. Consider the following observations about the “Sulbasutras” discussed in context with the ancient Indian history and heritage:

  1. The formulae in the Sulbasutras enabled the accurate construction of altars needed for sacrifices
  2. Apart from Bodhayana, Lopamudra is also credited for some Sulbasutras
  3. The mathematics in the Baudhayan’s Sulbasutras was algebraic

Which among the above observations is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C] Only 2 & 3 are correct
[D] 1, 2 & 3 are correct

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7. The temples constructed at Khajuraho are:
1. Jain temples
2. Vaishnavite Temples
3. Saivite Temples
Choose the correct option from the codes given below
[A] Only 1 & 3
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] Only 1 & 2

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8. The “Siddhimatrika” script was one of the forms of writing Sanskrit in ancient India. This script, which made Sanskrit works known in China and Japan was developed during the times of ___:
[A] Kanishka
[B] Harsha
[C] Meander
[D] Chandragupta Vikramaditya

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9. Which among the following scripts of modern India have descended from the Sarda Script?
1. Gurmukhi
2. Dogri
3. Sindhi
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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10. To perform which among the following functions, Rajukas were appointed by Asoka?
[A] Revenue Functions
[B] Judicial Functions
[C] Religious Functions
[D] Military Functions

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