Indian History MCQ-8

Consider the following:

List I— List II

I. Dharmakaya Body of Essence
II. Sambhogakaya Body of Bliss
lll. Nirmanakaya Body of Magic Transformation

Which of the above are correctly paired? Select the answer from the codes given below:

(A) I,ll
(B) ll, lll
(C) l, lll
(D) All of the above

Consider the following statements with reference to the linguistic reorganization of states in independent India:
1. The separate state of Andhra for the Telugu people came into existence in 1953.
2. Jawaharlal Nehru was particularly in favour of the movement for linguistic reorganization of states that came in the wake of the success of the Andhra movement.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both land 2
(D) Neither 1 nor2

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

From which one of the following ancient terms the modern word gandhi was derived?

(A) Grandh
(B) Gandh
(C) Gandhika
(D) Gandhara

Who of the following Chandela kings built the Chaturbhuja Temple at Khajuraha?

(A) Gangdeva
(B) Deovarmana
(C) Yashovarmana
(D) Prithvivarmana

Geeta Govinda by Jayadeva was written in

(A) Pali
(B) Magadhi
(C) Sanskrit
(D) Brahmi

Which of the following are mentioned in Asokan inscriptions?

(A) Cholas, Cheras, Pandyas and Pallavas
(B) Cholas, Satyaputras, Cheras and Pandyas
(C) Pandyas, Satyaputras, Andhras and Cheras
(D) Cholas, Pandyas, Bhojas and Andhras

What was the main reason due to which Mahatma Gandhi announced the Suspension of the Non-Cooperation Movement?

(A) The movement had become beneficial to the capitalists of the country
(B) Gandhiji wanted to engage the energy of the country’s youth in performing some constructive work
(C) The harsh policy adopted by the British Government compelled Gandhiji to call off the movement
(D) The movement had turned violent