Indian History MCQ-275

Which one of the following south Indian kings sent an embassy to the Roman emperor Augustus in the first century BC?

(A) Pandya
(B) Chola
(C) Chera
(D) Satavahana

Which of the following texts mention in detail the contract theory of the origin of the State?

(A) Digha Nikaya
(B) Dipavamsa
(C) Kamandakiya
(D) Mahavamsa

Emperor Shahjahan died in

(A) 1658 AD
(B) 1659 AD
(C) 1666 AD
(D) 1667 AD

Match List I with List II

List I — List II

A. Diwan-i-Arz 1. Alauddin Khalji
B. Diwan-i-Mustkharaj 2. Balban
C. Diwan-i-Khairat 3. Muhammad Tughlaq
D. Diwan-i-Amir Kohi 4. Firuz Tughlq
E. Diwan-i-Waquf 5. Jalaluddin Khalji.



(A) 2 3 41 5
(B) 4 1 23 5
(C) 5 4 32 1
(D) 2 1435

15. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below:

List I (Mission) —– List II (Country)

A. Martiner Durand Mission 1. India
B. Stafford Crips Mission 2. Turkey
C. Young Husband Mission 3. Kabul
D. Red Crisent Medical Mission 4. Lhasa



(A) 3 2 1 4
(B) 3 1 4 2
(C) 1 2 3 4
(D) 4 321

Red Fort of Delhi was built by

(A) Shahjahan
(B) Jahangir
(C) Aurangzeb
(D) Akbar

The two sites which provide the earliest evidence for the domestication of animals are:

(A) Sambhar and Kalibangan
(B) Bagor and Adamgarh
(C) Burzahom and Chirand
(D) Piklihal and Bhimbetka

The school of art that grew up under Akbar the Great continued to flourish through the enthusiastic support and patronage up to the reign of

(A) Jahangir
(B) Shahjahan
(C) Aurangzeb
(D) Bahadur Shah I

Who built the Jama Masjid?

(A) Sher Shah Suri
(B) Ala-ud-din Khilji
(C) Aurangzeb
(D) Shahjahan

A terracotta model of a ship, with a stick-impressed socket for the mast and eye holes for fixing rigging, comes from

(A) Lothal
(B) Mohenjodaro
(C) Surkotada
(D) Chanhudaro

Who of the following rulers of Delhi Sultanate had built the Hazar Sutun (the place of thousand pillars)?

(A) Kharaj
(B) Zakat Sadaka
(C) Khams
(D) Jaziyah