Civils History MCQ-24

Indian History Objective Questions Civil Services,SSC,KPSC,UPSC,MPSC

consider the following statements about the gandhara art:
1. in the gandhara art the images of Buddha were made in the greeco-roman style
2. the hari of Buddha was not fashioned in the greeco-roman style
3. the gandhara art speard to Mathura and produced serval images of mahavira
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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

consider the following statements concerning temple architecture in India
1. a pillarless hall was called mandap
2. temple architecture in the south attained its climax under cholas
3. the styles of architecture which flourished under the cholas is called dravida
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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

consider the following statements about Thomas roe and william hawkins:
1. they were ambassadors of the east india company
2. yhey visted the court of akbar
3. they were Jesuit missionaries and visted to propagated Christianity in india
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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

digambara tradition mentions the south ward migration of the jains monks in the wake of an impending famine. Which one among the following was the leader of the migrant group?

(A) bhadrabhabu
(B) sthalbhanu
(C) shivabhuti
(D) yashovijaya

consider the following statements about Gandhain movement in India:
1. Gandhi was in favour of mass movements
2. gandhian movement were non-violent in charater
3. in gandhain movement the leaders had no role to play
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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

the mauryan stone pillars and capitols were artistic statements of the royal court to

(A) drawn attention to the message engraved on the pillars
(B) add significances to the mauryan court
(C) show an improvement in tne starndars of living compared to the previous period
(D) inscribe the mauryan symbol in order to ascertain a chronogical sequence

which of the following is/are the source for the study of sunga history

(A) gargi-samhita and mahabhasya of pantanjali
(B) kalidasa malavikagnimitra and banaŠŐ» harshacharita
(C) none of these
(D) both (a) and (b)


(A) contains the numerous illustrations from Jainas lengeds
(B) deals with the codes of condut for jain monkas and nuns
(C) contains the fundamentals of Buddha teachings
(D) records the dialogue between the indo-greek ruler menander and the monk magasena

the most important legacy of the indo-greeks was the Gandhara school of art this school embodied

(A) synthesis of greek roman and Indian features that are reflected in the imange of Buddha
(B) indigenous tradition of Indian art
(C) a synthesis of Greek and Indian feathures
(D) a synthesis of roman and Indian style and techniques

the rock-cut architecture of the ellora caves is represented by

(A) two conventional types the chaitya hall and the vihara
(B) square sanctuaries fronted bt small portions
(C) a pyramidal roof with outside walls decorated with terra-cotta panel
(D) large multichamber structures

who among the following was the author of famous Allahabad pillar inscription relating to samudregupta?

(A) harishena
(B) achyuta
(C) simhavarman
(D) nagasena

who among the following statements regarding prohibition of sati in India is correct

(A) raja rram mohan roy wanted an expeditious and urgent abolition of sati and therefore advised Bentinck to take emergency legislative measures
(B) the sati was made illegal in 1829 but was not made punished by the couts until 1840
(C) the person associated in any way with sati were to be regarded as criminals
(D) at the time of his appointment as governor-gernal bentick was instructed bt the home authorities to consider definite measures for the immediate or gradual abolition of sati

consider the following statement:tipu sultan of mysore
1.was interested in the sate of power and its commercial capacity
2. regarded Islam as a great ideological prop for his power
3. took recourse to Brahman prayers in times of danger
4. made serval endowments to hindu and hindu institutions
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 3 and 4 only
(C) 2 and 4 omly
(D) 1,2,3 and 4

consider the following statement :janasim was associated with the spread of urban culture in the sixth century because
1. janasim was atheistic in nature the existence of god beign consider as irrelevant to its doctrine
2. the emphasims on non-violences (ahimsA) prevented agriculture from accepting Janism since cultivation involved killing of insects
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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

the brick temple at bhitargaon near Kanpur is noted for its technique and architectural beauty.To which period does it belong

(A) kushan period
(B) mauryan period
(C) gupta period
(D) harshavardhan period

consider the following statement:under the mughal the use of hundi was a system which
1. facilitated the movement of goods
2. permitted easy transaction of money from one part of the country to another
3. included insurance which was changed at different rates in the basis of the value of the goods destination means of trans port etc
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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