Civils History MCQ-16

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

consider the following statements regarding Ashok抯 Dhamma
1. He appointed officials known as the Dhamma mahamatta who went from place to place teaching people about dhamma
2. He got his message inscribed on rocks and pilliars
3. He also sent message to spread ideas about dhamma to other lands such as Syria Egypt Greece and sri lanka
Which of the statements given above is/are correct
Choose the correct answer using the code given below:

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

Mathura has been an important settlement for moer than 2500 years because of
1. It was important because it was located at the corss roads of two majors routes of travel and trade-from the northwest to the east and foem north to south
2. Mathura was also a religiouns centre there were Buddhist monasteries Jaina shries and it was an important center for the workship of Krishna
Which of the statements given above is/are correct
Choose the correct answer using the code given below:

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

Between 2200 and 1900 years ags which one among the following was a costal settlement where ships unloded goods from distant lands

(A) Lothal
(B) Arikamedu
(C) Kalinga
(D) Taxila

the earliest coins which were in use for about 500 years were punch marked coins made of

(A) gold
(B) silver
(C) copper
(D) both (b) and (c)

the best know of the rules who controlled the silk route were and who ruled over central aisa and north west India around 2000 years

(A) Kushanas
(B) Muryan
(C) Gupta
(D) Rashtrakuta抯

which one among the following is wrongly Matched?

(A) Lord of the Dakshinapatha cholas
(B) Ashvaghosa Buddhacharita
(C) Bodhisattvas Mahayana Buddhism
(D) Xuan Zang Chinese pilgrim

Conisder the following
1. The word sputa means a mound
2. This may contain bodily remains (such as teeth bone or ashes) of the Buddha or his followers or thing they used as well as precious stones and coins
3. This box know sa a relic casket was covered with earth
Which of the statements given above is/are correct
Choose the correct answer using the code given below:

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

which one among the following is in correctly Matched?

(A) Stupa Mound
(B) Mandapa Cricular path around the stupa
(C) Garbhagriha place where the image of the deity is installed
(D) Shikhara a tower built on top of the Garbhagriha to mark this out as a scared place

consider the following statements
1. Caves were monasteries for Buddhist monkas
2. Some of them were decortad with painting and the colors which are vivid even after 1500 years were made of plants and minierals
Which of the statements given above is/are correct
Choose the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) both 1 and 2
(D) nethier 1 nor 2

Which one among the following divided Indian history ino three periods- Hindu Muslim and British

(A) James Mill
(B) Alberuni
(C) Barnir
(D) none of these

consider the following statements
1. The practice of surveying also become common under the colonia administration
2. The British belived that a Country had to be properly known it could be effectively administered
3. The efforts was to know the topography the soil quality the flora the fauna and the cropping pattern
Which of the statements given above is/are correct
Choose the correct answer using the code given below:

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

At wich of the following places the frist English factory was set up in 1651 from which the company trades operated known at that time as factory

(A) surat
(B) Madras
(C) Hugli
(D) Goa

Mysore had geown in strength under the leader ship of powerful rulers like Haider Ali (ruled from 1761 to 1782) and his famous son tipu sultn with its capital at

(A) MasuslipattNm
(B) Mysore
(C) Seringapatam
(D) Kochi

consider the following statements
1. British territories were broadly divided int adminstractive units called presidencies
2. There were three presidencies Bengal Marads and Bombay. Each was ruled by a Governor
3. The superme head of the Administration was the Governor-General
Which of the statements given above is/are correct
Choose the correct answer using the code given below:

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

Which one among the following is incorrectly Matched

(A) Tippu Sultan Tiger of Mysore
(B) Faujdari adalat Criminal court
(C) Rani channamma led an anti british movement in assam
(D) sipahi sepoy

Which one among the followinggovernor-general personally face impeachment proceeding in the british that lasted sevenyears for the mis governaces of Bengal?

(A) Warrein Hasting
(B) Clive
(C) Wellesly
(D) Dalhouse