Indian History MCQ-10


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


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

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


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


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


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


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

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


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

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


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

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


The oldest Veda is

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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