Indian History MCQ-273

The fourth Buddhist Council was held j during the reign of

(A) Chandragupta
(B) Ashoka
(C) Kanishka
(D) Samudaragupta

Second Urbanization indicates:

(A) revival of Harappan cities
(B) rise of urban Culture in Ganga Valley
(C) rise of township in Narmada Valley in Deccan
(D) rebuilding of Kollam town in Kerala

The revolt of 1857 was led in Ruhel Khand by:

(A) Khan Bahadur Khan
(B) Shahjada Feroz Khan
(C) Raja Beni Madhava Singh
(D) Muhammad Hasan Khan

Who, amongst the following Acharyas, is regarded as havmg combated the absolute monism of Sankara in the 12th century?

(A) Ramanuja
(B) Hemachandra
(C) Udyotaka
(D) None of the above

Which of the following facts reveal the predominant role of the Brahmins in the Gupta period?

(A) A large number of land grants made to Brahmins in their capacity as both officials and priests
(B) Their increasing role in revenue administration
(C) Increasing rituals and ceremonies
(D) The mythology of Manu attributing divinity to Brahmins

Peasants during Sultanate period had to pay what portion of their yield as land revenue? ;

(A) 1/2
(B) 1/4
(C) from 1/3 to 1/2
(D) 1/3

Who amongst the following national leaders of India, preached through his paper Kesari, his new ideals of self-help and national revival among the masses?

(A) G.K. Gokhale
(B) B.G. Tilak
(C) M.G. Ranade
(D) N.M. Joshi

Which one of the following agrarian measures was not adopted by Ghiasu-ud-din Tughlaq?

(A) He discarded measurement in favour of sharing
(B) The chiefs and headmen of villages were given back their perquisites
(C) The basis of the demand by the government was to be hukm-i-hasil (in accordance with yield) with enough provision for crop failures
(D) He made a large reduction in the scale of revenue fixed by Ala-ud-din and brought it down to one-sixth of the gross produce

The year 1916 witnessed the famous Luck now pact by which the Congress and the Muslim League came together. Who were the then presidents of these two parties?

(A) Ras Behari Ghose and Mohammad Ali Jinnah
(B) Ambika Charan Mazumdar and Mohammad Ali Jinnah
(C) Ambika Charan Das and Liyakat Ali Khan
(D) Mrs. Annie Besant and Nawab Ali

Arrange the following four saints in the correct chronological order:

I. Kabir
II. Nanak
III. Chaitanya

IV. Tulsidas

(A) I, II, III, IV
(B) II, III, IV, I
(C) III, I, II, IV
(D) III, II, IV, I

The first meeting of the All India Kisan Sabha was presided over by:

(A) N.G. Ranga
(B) Acharya Narendra Dev
(C) Swami Sahajananda Saraswati
(D) Baba Raghava Das

Given below are two statement one labelled as Assertion (A), and the other labeled as Reason (R):

Assertion (A) : Buddha preached his serimons through the medium of Prakrit Language.

Reason (R) : He wanted to reach each and every section of the society.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

(A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct
(C) (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong