Indian History MCQ-283

From which one of the following ancient terms the modern word gandhi was derived?

(A) Grandh
(B) Gandh
(C) Gandhika
(D) Gandhara

Assertion (A) : The Swaraj Party was founded at the Gaya session of the Indian National Congress.
Reason (R) : C. R. Das and Motilal Nehru advocated the entry of the legislative councils under the 1919 Act while C. Rajagopalachari and his supporters opposed it.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the cor­rect explanation of A.
(B) Both A and R are true but R is not a cor­rect explanation of A.
(C) A is true but R is false.
(D) A is false but R is true.

Amongst the following, who contributed most to the Bhagavata cult?

(A) Guptas
(B) Indo-Greeks
(C) Kushanas
(D) Parthians

The principal objective of Muhammad-bin Tughlaq in shifting his capital to Daulatabad was to

(A) expand his empire to the whole of south India
(B) find a better strategic location for the capital of his empire
(C) move away from the centre of Rajput resistance to his rule
(D) inflict sufferings on the residents of Delhi whom he regarded them unworthy of his benevolence

Which one of the following rebellions began in 1816 and lasted till 1832?

(A) Kol uprising
(B) Khasi uprising
(C) Kutch rebellion
(D) Naikanda rising

Which one of the following is not true about the people of Harappa?

(A) Standardisation
(B) Care for sanitation
(C) Love for arts and games
(D) Desire to emulate others

By tradition the famous lexicographer Amarasimha was contemporary of who of the following?

(A) Asvaghosa
(B) Panini
(C) Patanjali
(D) Kalidasa

The departure of Raja Rammohan Roy for England and his death there led to a steady decline of Brahmo Samaj till new life was infused into it by

(A) Devendranath Tagore
(B) Keshab Chandra Sen
(C) Akshay Kumar Datta
(D) Rabindranath Tagore

Which one of the following inscriptions provides the earliest epigraphical evidence regarding sati?

(A) Mathura inscription of Havishka
(B) Allahabad pillar inscription of Samudragupta
(C) Junagarh inscription of Skandagupta
(D) Eran pillar inscription of Bhanugupta

Assertion (A) : The enactment of the age of Consent Bill was~bpposed by Lokmanya Tilak.

Reason (R) : Lokmanya Tilak believed that society instead of government should take steps for eradicating social malpractices.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(B) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A.
(C) A is true but R is false.
(D) A is false but R is true.