Indian History MCQ-282

The Asokan inscription which gives an account of the Kalinga war and its effect is

(A) Gimar rock edict
(B) Minor rock edict III
(C) Minor rock edict IV
(D) Minor rock edict XIII

Which of the following statements regarding Indus Valley Civilisation is incorrect?

(A) The supreme God was the Peepal God.
(B) Excavations at Lothal proved that the civilization was confined to Harappan and Mohenjodaro only.
(C) People had great artistic sense.
(D) There was a great communal bath in Mohenjodaro.

Babur used bricks in which of the following mosques built by him?

(A) In the mosque built at Sambhal in Rohilkhand
(B) In the mosque built in Kubulibabh in Panipat.
(C) In the mosque built in Qandhar in Afghanistan.
(D) In the mosque situated in Lodi Fort in

Who revolted first against Ulemas in the interference of state affairs?

(A) Ala-ud-din
(B) Jalal-ud-din
(C) Mahammad Tughlaq
(D) Feroz Tughlaq

Malik Chajju revolted in the reign of

(A) Balban
(B) Ala-ud-din Khilji
(C) Jalal-ud-din Khilji
(D) Iltutmish

Which of the following statements are correct about Narasimhavarman I?

I. He was probably the greatest Pallava ruler and became supreme in the whole of south India.
II. He defeated Pulakesin II in three battles, killed the latter and captured Vatapi.
III. He withdrew the forces from the Chalukyan territories after his victory over Pulakesin II.
IV. He sent a naval expedition to Ceylon, the details of which are given in the Mahavamsa.
V. Hieun Tsang visited the Pallava kingdom during his reign.

Choose the answer from the codes below:

(A) all of the above
(B) I, II and III
(C) II, III and V
(D) I, II, IV and V

The capital of Harsha’ s empire was

(A) Ujjain
(B) Kannauj
(C) Thanesar
(D) Prayag

Which of the following papers is not associated with Lala Lajpat Rai?

(A) The Punjabee
(B) Young India
(C) The vande Mata ram
(D) The People

Which event brought about a profound change in Ashoka’s administrative policy?

(A) The third Buddhist Council
(B) The Kalinga War
(C) His embracing of Buddhism
(D) His sending of missionary to Ceylon

The best-known example of the Hoyasala style of temple is found at

(A) Ajanta
(B) Madurai
(C) Karle
(D) Halebid