Civils Indian History Practice Questions-2

Civils Indian History Practice Questions

A lot of details regarding the village administration under the cholas is provided by the inscription at?

(A) Thanjavur
(B) Uaiyur
(C) kanchipuram
(D) uttaramerur

Which one among the following cannot be attributed to Shah Jahan’s regin?

(A) Moti masjid
(B) Quila-i-Kunha Masjid
(C) Jama masjid
(D) Ranga mahal

Composition of the bio garphy of the Buddha occupies a special place in budddhist ;iterature. Which one among the following is a full-fledged bio graphy of a Buddha ?

(A) Lalitavistara
(B) Milind panho
(C) Sariputra-prakarana
(D) Avadanasataka

Which one among the following was/were the motive/motives behind Muhammad bin tughlaq’s transfer of capital from Delhi to Daulatabad?
1. The shift to Daulatabad would give him a change to establish control over Deccan and Gujarat
2. It would provide acces to the western and southern parts
3. it would projet him from dritect mongol invasion from the North –Western frontier
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

William James, Henry Colebrooke and Nathanie Halhed has which of the following common among them?

(A) They were critics of Indians culture and civilization.
(B) They were judges at the courts of the east India company.
(C) They were professors teaching history and society of south asia
(D) They were ling usits who tried to interpred the culture of the East India Company

The permanent settlement was rarely extended to other regions because:

(A) Increase in agriculture prices fter 18:0 increased the value of the harvest while the permanent settlement disallowed an Increase in the state’s share
(B) the economic theories of Ricardo influenced the policy makers .
(C) The state found itexpedient to sattle directly with ryot
(D) all of the above

Which one among the following explains the meaning of the “Safety valve Theory’ in the context of Indian national movement?

(A) A theory that argued the congress was fromed as a safe out let to the dis conneted educated Indians.
(B) A theory that argued the congress was fromed as a safe out let to the hostile attitutedof the british towards the Indian People
(C) A theory Which believed that the british and the ex-rebles of 1857 should amicably resolve their differences against each other
(D) An idea aimed at promoting good will among the Indian people

The deccan riots commission was concerned with:

(A) Indebtedness of the peasants
(B) Lack of laws and order in the Deccan
(C) Problem with the Ryotwari system
(D) Communal roits in the Deccan

Which one among the following is not true of the theosophical society of madam H P Blavatsy?

(A) It was founded out side Indi
(B) It advocated the revival of ancient regligiouns practices
(C) It recognised the doctrine of transmigration of soul
(D) It was silent on the idea of Universal Brotherhood

Which one among the following is not true of the Brahmo Samaj?

(A) It considered Vedic Scriptures as infallible
(B) It opposed idolatey
(C) It emphasizesd the worship of one God
(D) It emphasizesd the worship of God without the mediation of priests

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1.Humatun inveted Taj-i-izzat
2. Taj-i-izzat was head gear, composed of the cap and warpping cloth
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(A) 1 only
(B) 2only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

The term ‘Nishka’ which ment an ornament in the vedic period was used in the later times to denote a/an

(A) Weapon
(B) agricultural implement
(C) script
(D) coin

Mahatma Gandhi’s opposition to separate electorates for untouchable was because

(A) Separate electorates would ensure them bondage in perpetuity.
(B) Of the apprehension of following the conservative high castle Hindus.
(C) if would weaken Mahatma Gandhi’s position as a leader
(D) None of the above

Various cause have been suggested for the decline of Harappan culture. Consider the causes mentioned below and identify the weakest of them.

(A) Due to constant incidents of naturally occurring floods
(B) Due to increase in the salinitly of the soil fertility decreased there
(C) Earthquakes caused changes in the course of the Indus,which led to inundation
(D) The Aryans invaded and destroyed the Harappan culture

Who among the following is the author of ‘Ashtadhyayi’ the Sanskrit grammer?

(A) patanjali
(B) Panini
(C) Kalidasa
(D) Banabhatta

Which one among the following inscriptions was installed in the eastern most part of ‘Ashoka’s territory ?

(A) Barabarhill cave inscription
(B) Dhauli major rock edicts.
(C) Saharam minor rock edicts.
(D) Lauriya Araraj pillar edicts.

The prevalence of grain in Harappan sites indicated that

(A) Harappansploughed their fields
(B) Harappans broadcost seed on their fields
(C) Agriculture was prevalent in Harappans sites
(D) Tread in bulk items like food grains was well established in Harappans times.