Indian History MCQ-9

Sudama cave was dedicated to

(A) Jaina monks
(B) Buddhist monks
(C) Ajivika saints
(D) Pasupata saints

Which of the following events caused the parting of ways by the Moderates and the Radicals in the Congress for good?

(A) Constitution of 1919
(B) Montague-Chelmsford Report
(C) Morley-Minto Reforms
(D) Simon Commission Report

Match the following:

A. Nizam Shahi Dynasty I. Bidar
B. Imad Shahi Dynasty – II. Golconda
C. AchyutaRaya Dynasty- III. Admednagar

D. Qutub Shahi Dynasty – IV. Berar

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

Who was the first Muslim President gf the Indian National Congress?

(A) Badruddin Tyabji
(B) Mohammad Rahimtulla Sayani
(C) Mohammad Ali Jiimah
(D) Sir Feroz Shah Mehta

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.

Who of the following Viceroys got concurrence of the British Government to convene Round Table Conference with a view to pass the resolution to grant India a dominion state?

(A) Lord Irwin
(B) Lord Linlithgow
(C) Lord Willington
(D) Lord Dufferin

Most of the buildings of Fatehpur sikri are built with

(A) red stone
(B) marble
(C) brick
(D) limestone

Which of the following statements regarding the characteristic features of the Indus Valley people is true?

(A) The horse played an eminent part in their life.
(B) They knew of iron and defensive armour.
(C) The worship of images was familiar to the people.
(D) The people were largely rural.

The exploits of Samudragupta are recorded on a

(A) Mehrauli iron pillar inscription
(B) Allahabad iron pillar inscription
(C) Gaya copper plate inscription
(D) hathi gumpha inscription

Which of the following were probably pre-Aryan Tamil customs taken over and perpetuated into later times?

I. The tying of the tali at the marriage ceremony

II. The consumption of only the plainest food by the widows

III. The tonsure of widows

IV. The discarding of all ornaments by the widows

Choose the answer from the codes given as follows:

(A) I, II
(B) II, III
(C) I, III
(D) 11,1V

The Jain scholar Jinasena was a contempo-. rary of who of the following?

(A) Pushyamitra Sunga
(B) Gautamiputra Satakarni
(C) Samudragupta
(D) Amoghavarsha

The dynasty of Balban was replaced by (

(A) theKhiljis
(B) theTughlaqs
(C) the Sayyids
(D) the Lodis

In the year 1911, who of the following founded the Social League with its aim being to secure for the masses of the people better and reasonable conditions of life and-v work?

(A) O.K. Gokhali i
(B) M.G. Ranade
(C) N.M. Joshi
(D) Sri Nivasa Sastri

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Amalguzar – Revenue Collector
(B) Bitikchi – Accountant
(C) Muqaddam – Army Commandant
(D) Qanungo – Keeper of revenue records.

Historians believe that the people among whom the Indus Valley civilization grew were

(A) Aryans
(B) Dravidians
(C) Huns
(D) Monogolians