Indian Histrory MCQ-287

1. The Maratha who helped the Sayyad brothers in overthrowing Farukh Siyar in 1719 was
(A) Shivaji U
(B) Sahuji
(C) Balaji Vishwanath
(D) Baji Rao I

2. Dewan Velu Thampi of Travancore organised the Revolt in

(A) 1800
(B) 1805
(C) 1809
(D) 1811

3. Which among the following ruling dynasties, successfully obstructed the efforts of the Pratihars in establishing a strong empire in North India?
(A) The Palas
(B) The Chalukyas of Badami
(C) The Rashtrakutas
(D) The Senas

4. The cavalry of Shivaji was known as
(A) Risala
(B) Sir-i-Naubat
(C) Bergir
(D) Paga

5. Consider the following events
1. Girni Kamgar Union
2. Surma valley peasant movement
3. Tuticorin strikes
4. Guruvayur temple entry jatha
5. Jaito Morcha
The correct chronological order of these events is
(A) 3, 5,4,2,1
(B) 5, 3,1,4,2
(C) 3, 5,1,4,2
(D) 5, 3,2,4,1

6. The Kalyana-Mandapa was notable feature of temple architecture in the kingdom of
(A) Pahallavas
(B) Cholas
(C) Kadambas
(D) Vijaynagar

7. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists
List-I List-II
(a) James Outram 1. Delhi
(b) John Nicholson 2. Lucknow
(c) Cohn Campbell 3. Jhansi
(d) Mugh Rose 4. Kanpur

(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 2 1 3 4
(D) 1 2 4 3

8. Ghasiti Begam, Shaukat Jang, Rajballabh and Yar Latif Khan were sore enemies of
(A) Nawab Alivardi Khan
(B) Nanda Kumar
(C) Siraj-ud-daulah
(D) Shuja-ud-daulah

9. The head of a guild in ancient and early medieval India was called
(A) Adhipati
(B) Gahapati
(C) Jethaka
(D) Adhikari

10. The British East India Company became Zamindar in Bengal after renting the village of
(A) Govindpur, Sutanati and Kolkata
(B) Chandranagar, Sutanati and Kolkata
(C) Chandranagar, Sutanati and Govindpur
(C) Kolkata, Govindpur and Plassey

11. Balwant Singh was the first Raja of
(A) Kanpur
(B) Mewar
(C) Jaisalmer
(D) Banaras

12. The Chola ruler who wrested tondaimandalam from the Rashtrakutas was
(A) Parantaka I
(B) Sundrachola
(C) Raja Raja I
(D) Kulottunga I

13. Gopis (cowherd girls) became an important part of the Krishna legend in art and literature in
(A) The Sunga period
(B) The Kushana period
(C) The Gupta period
(D) The early Medieval period