Civils History MCQ-20

History Quiz UPSC Civils Prelims,IAS Exam,SSC,MPPSC,UPPSC,RPSC

Which one among the following was not an outcome of the battle of plassey in 1757

(A) the mughals were cut to size
(B) the battle paved the way for british rule in India
(C) the battle enabled the british to use the revenue of Bengal to raise a strong army
(D) the battle radied the british to the status of a major contender for the Indian express

Which among the following is not a contribution of Kushans to Indians culture?

(A) turbab and trousers
(B) use of regin and saddles in cavalry
(C) devnagri script
(D) use of curtain in theatre

Which of the following is/are unique to the Mathura school of art?
1. Combination of Hellenistic and native elements
2. Earliest entirely Indian representation of the Buddha
3. Use of spotted red sand stone as the material for making images and statues
select the correct answer the code given below

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 2 only
(D) 3 only

the significane of Ashoka抯 adminstartion lay in

(A) the majestically sculptured Ashokan pillars and rock inscription
(B) ihe spread of buddhims in india
(C) infusing the ideas of social responsibility through the concept of dhamma
(D) his concern in making Buddhism the state reglion

consider the following
1. Ajanta caves (maharastrA)
2. Lepakshi temple(Andhra Pradesh)
3. Mahabodhi temple complex(bihar)
which of the above is /are world heritage properties as per U N E S O?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1 and 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 3

who among the following is credited with the introduction of local self-government in India?

(A) Lord mayo
(B) Lord Ripon
(C) Lord Lytton
(D) Lord Curzon

provincial autonomy was introduced in India under

(A) morley minto-reforms
(B) monagu-chelmsford reforms
(C) government of India act 1935
(D) Indian Independence act 1947

Sangam literature formed a very important source for reconstruction of the history of south india. It was written in

(A) tamil
(B) kannada
(C) telugu
(D) Malayalam

which one among the following was the primary reason behind the failure of the young Bengal movement in Bengal

(A) It did not appeal to educated people
(B) its economic programme was not popular
(C) it was too radical
(D) it did not have good leades

Which of the following statement is/are not correct about bhatki tradition in south India?
1. earliest bhatki movement in india were led by alver and nayanar saints
2. nalayira divyaprabandam frequently described as tamil veda is an mythology of compositions by the alvars
3. karaikka ammaiyar women alvar saints supported patriarchal norms
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(A) 1,2and 3
(B) 1 and 2 only
(C) 3 only
(D) 2 only

the mansabdari system of the mungals was a complex system.Its efficient functioning depended upon
1. the practice of offering the title of manasabdar to military personnel only
2. proper functioning of the dagh system
3. proper functioning of the jagirdari system
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

(A) 1 only
(B) 1 and 3 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 3

who among the following frist used the word 憇warajya?in its political sence and accepted Hindi as the national language of india?

(A) ram mohan roy
(B) swami Vivekananda
(C) mahatma Gandhi
(D) bg tilak

consider the following statements about sayagraha:
1. it was frist experimented by gandhiji in soth Africa
2. it was frist experimented in india at champaran
Which of the statement given above is/are correct
Select the correct answer using codes given below

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) both 1 and 2
(D) neither 1 nor 2

which one among the following statement about disobedience movement is correct

(A) it started with gandhiji抯 march to champang
(B) under Gandhi-Irwin agreement congresss agreed to give up civil disobedience movement
(C) the british government was quite soft towards the movement from the beginning
(D) there was no violence during the movement

慠astarangini?authored by kalhana describes the story of;

(A) Gujarat
(B) Bengal
(C) kashmri
(D) panjab

which of the following did not constitute part of the reforms of sher shah?

(A) keeping a large army at the centre
(B) introduction of swiftly moving artillery
(C) cash payment to soliders
(D) introduced of the practice of brending horses