Indian History MCQ-10

Question1

What was the type of marriage in the Vedic period in which in place of the dowry there was a token bride price of a cow and a bull –

(A) Asura
(B) Arsa
© Gantharva
(D) Rakshsa

Question2

In which field of art extraordinary progress was made in the Gupta period?

(A) Architecture
(B) Sculpture
(C) Painting
(D) Coinage

Question3

Which one of the following is correctly matched?

(A) Brahmo Samaj – Annie Basant
(B) Arya Samaj – Lala Lajpat Rai
(C) Ram Krishna Mission – Keshab Chandra Sen
(D) Theosophical Society – vivekananda



Question4

Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the victories of Babur?

(A) Panipat Chanderi Ghaghara and Khanwah
(B) Panipat Ghaghara Khanwah and Chanderi
(C) Panipat Khanwah Chanderi and Ghaghara
(D) Ghaghara Panipat Khanwah and Chanderi

Question5

The battle at Waihind in 1008-09 A.D was fought between

(A) Mahmud of Ghazni and Jayapala
(B) Mahmud of Ghazni and Anandapala
(C) Muhammad Ghori and Prithviraj
(D) Muhammad Ghori and Jaichandra

Question6

As a prince where was Ashoka sent to suppress the revolt?

(A) Taxila
(B) Kalinga
(C) Ujjain
(D) Deccan

Question7

Among the following foreign travellers who was the first to visit India?

(A) Bernier
(B) Ibn Batuta
(C) Abdur Rajjak
(D) Vasco-da-Gama

Question8

Against whom Skandagupta had to wage long wars on the North West border?

(A) Shakas
(B) Yavanas
(C) Huns
(D) Greeks

Question9

The oldest Veda is

(A) Atharva Veda
(B) Rig Veda
(C) Yajur Veda
(D) Sama Veda

Question10

Over Which territory there were frequent clashes between Bahamani Kingdom and Vijaynagar Kingdom?

(A) The Raichur Doab
(B) Warangal
(C) Madurai
(D) Malabar

Question11

The Hathigumpha inscription (near Bhubaneshwar Orissa) relates to the king

(A) Susharma
(B) Hala
(C) Kharavela
(D) Pulamayi



Question12

The entry port for trade between the Indus trading centres and Mesopotamia was

(A) Elam
(B) Oman
(C) Behrain
(D) Afganistan

Question13

Among the four dynasties listed below which one minted coins made of lead?

(A) Mauryas
(B) Satvahanas
(C) Western Kshatrapas
(D) Guptas