Quiz No:2579 Indian History Practice Quiz for CDS, IncomeTax, Customs, HaryanaPSC, TSPSC, CivilsPrelims, SSC, BEd Exams

Indian History Practice Test for Central Excise, UPSC, IES, Railways, CSAT, APPSC, NDA, SSC Exams



Assertion (A) : The development in social and religious reforms in south were slow in comparison to north or western India.

Reason (R) : The high castes were the main hurdle in the reform process there. The fear was to loose their supremacy in case any kind of the fundamental social change took place. So they could not co-operate in this context.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : Swadeshi movement was the real cause of resent due to partition of Bengal.

Reason (R) : In the later half of 19th century in India, the pace of development of national awakening was slow.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The British enacted different revenue collection systems in different area.

Reason (R) : The main purpose behind his motive protect the interests of farmers.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The main motive behind the implementation of ”Permanent Settlement” by British in Bengal was to make a group of friends who co-operate them politically.

Reason (R) : All the rights were snatched from the Zamindars.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : When Shivaji died, his younger son was crowned as the ruler.

Reason (R) : Before his death. Shivaji nominated him to the throne as his elder son was found to be licentious.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The Harappans, seal had commercial links with Mesopotamia.

Reason (R) : Many Harappan seal have been discovered in Mesopotamia.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : When Goa was integrated into India, the action was supported by USSR in the United Nations.

Reason (R) : USSR wanted to wean India away from NAM.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The Tughlaq architecture is marked by the construction of battered walls and tapered bastions at the corners of the buildings as features of added strength.

Reason (R) : The building material used’ by the Tughlaqs shows a predominance of freshly quarried stone rubble and boulders.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The Government of India introduced income tax in 1860 as a temporary measure.

Reason (R) : The Government of India wanted to utilize the extra revenue to spread and promote western education in India.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : Harappan culture had established brisk trade relations with other. Contemporary cultures.

Reason (R) : Economy of the Chalcolithic culture was broadly based on exchange network.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : During the reign of Sungas, some Greeks came under the influence of Vaishnava. Cult.

Reason (R) : Bhagvata erected ”Garuda pillar” in Vaishnagar.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The Mauryan Rulers did not gift away agriculture land on the basis of religion

Reason (R) : Peasants started revolt against gifting away of land.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : Vishwamitra set up an alliance often kings against Sudasa.

Reason (R) : Sudasa appointed Vashishtha as his Priest.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The Kushans are believed to be originated from the Central Asia.

Reason (R) : They were a branch of the nomadic people called Yue-Chis.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A): Indo-Greek Ruler Menander has accepted Buddhism.

Reason (R) : He was under the great influence of Nagasena. A Buddhism. Monk and scholar.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : Construction of temples as tributes to dead kings was a special feature of the Chola period.

Reason (R) : Rajendra I constructed the famous Shiva temple of Gangaikonda-Cholapuram as a tribute to his deceased father.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : From the account of Paes, there was prevalence of Devadasi in the Vijayanagar Empire.

Reason (R) : In South India Devadasi System, came into existence under the Vijayanagar Empire.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The doctrine of Tauhid-i-Ilahi and Sulh-i-Kul confirms Mughal Emperor Akbar’s philosophy of one Supreme God and Universalism.

Reason (R) : Through the issue of Mahaar, he tried to resume all the spiritual and worldly power of himself.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : Lokmanya Tilak opposed the Edge of Consent Bill.

Reason (R) : Lokmanya Tilak was of the view that society not the Government should adopt measures to eradicate social evils.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : During the Gupta period, the condition of upper class women witnessed decline.

Reason (R) : There was no economic independence for them like women of lower varnas.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The language of the Ashokas pillars was mostly Prakrit.

Reason (R) : It was the language of common.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : The period 200 BC to 300 AD saw the growth of foreign trade.
Reason (R) : The Sakas, the Parthians and the Kushanas brough Central Asia and even China within the orbit of Indian Merchants.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : Cabinet Mission was the last official attempt at saving India’s partition.

Reason (R) : Stafford Cripps was friendly towards congress.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : Alauddin Khalji gave maximum attention to the organization of the armed forces.

Reason (R) : He appropriated 4/5 share of the war booty to the state, leaving only 1/5 share to the soldiers.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : Overseas trade of India flourished in the 17th century A.D.
Reason (R) : Because it was participated by Armenian and Jew traders.