IAS Prelims History/ Quiz

1. Which one of the following iqtas was held
by Sultan Iltutamish as its muqta’i
immediately before his accession?
a. Kalpi
b. Lakhanauti
c. Kalinjar
d. Budaun
2. Amir Khusrau’s Khazain-ul Futuh gives an
account of the military campaigns of
a. Malik Kafur in south India
b. Sultan Balban in the Mewat region
c. Muhammad Tughlaq in Gujarat
d. Feroze Tughlaq in Orissa
3. The title Sultan-us-Sharq was assumed by
the rulers of
a. Assam
b. Bengal
c. Jaunpur
d. Orissa
4. Which one of the following sultans
introduced a rural tax called Haqq-i-
Sharq?
a. Iltumish
b. Alauddin Khalji
c. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
d. Feroze Tughlaq
5. Which of the following are correctly
matched?
A (Saints) (B) (Mystic order)
1. Shakh nasiruddin…… Suhrawardi
Chirag Delhi.
2. Sheikh bahauddin …… Chisti
Zakaria.
3. Shaikh Sharfuddin ……. Firdusi
4. Shaikh Nuruddin ……. Rishi
5. Shaikh Baqi Billah…… Naqshbandi
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 2, 3 and 4
c. 2, 3 and 5
d. 3, 4 and 5
6. Given below are tow statements, one
labeled as Assertion (A) and the other
lablled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): After the Kushans the
Turks brought the technique of
constructing the true arch on a massive
scale.
Reason (R): The Turks introduced into
India the technique of preparing limemortar.
In the context of the above two
statements which one of the following is
Correct?
a. Both A and R are true and R is the
correct explanation of A
b. Both A and r are true and R is not the
correct explanation of A
c. A is true but R is false
d. A is false but r is true
7. Which one of the following writers has
written a contemporary account of the
Vijaynagar Empire?
a. Shams Siraj Afif
b. Linschoten
c. Domingo paes
d. Pietro Della Valle
8. Krishnadeva Raya was the ruler of the
Vijayanager Empire between
a. A.D. 1485 and 1502
b. A.D. 1905 and 1530
c. A.D. 1533 and 1545
d. A.D. 1550 and 1565.
9. Who among the following Bahmani rulers
establishment matrimonial alliance with
one of the rajas of Vijaynagar.
a. Alaudding Bahman Shah I
b. Feroze Shah Bahamani
c. Mahmud Shah I
d. Ahmad Shah
10. The Bahamani Kingdom and Vijaynagar
Empire clashed frequently over the
territory of
a. Madurai
b. Warangal
c. Malabar
d. The Raichur Doab
11. The principal governor of the Vijaynagar
Empire were known as
a. Rautas
b. Nayakas
c. Poligars
d. Naiyars
12. In the succession issue of which one of the
following Rajput states Emperor Jahangir
intervened and gave tika to the person of
his choice?
a. Amber
b. Marwar
c. Bikaner
d. Jaisalmer
13. The Mughals lost out Quandahar to the
Safavides Forever in
a. A.D. 1606
b. A.D. 1617
c. A.D. 1622
d. A.D. 1632
14. Which of the following two kingdoms in
the Deccan were conquered by Auranzeb?
a. Bidar and Bijapur
b. Bijapur and Golkunda
c. Golkunda and Ahmadnagar
d. Ahmadnagar and Bijapur
15. Sher Shah Suri took only one-fourth of the
produce as land tax in
a. Sahsaram
b. Agra
c. Multan
d. Kagire 

1. Which one of the following iqtas was held
by Sultan Iltutamish as its muqta’i
immediately before his accession?
a. Kalpi
b. Lakhanauti
c. Kalinjar
d. Budaun
2. Amir Khusrau’s Khazain-ul Futuh gives an
account of the military campaigns of
a. Malik Kafur in south India
b. Sultan Balban in the Mewat region
c. Muhammad Tughlaq in Gujarat
d. Feroze Tughlaq in Orissa
3. The title Sultan-us-Sharq was assumed by
the rulers of
a. Assam
b. Bengal
c. Jaunpur
d. Orissa
4. Which one of the following sultans
introduced a rural tax called Haqq-i-
Sharq?
a. Iltumish
b. Alauddin Khalji
c. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
d. Feroze Tughlaq
5. Which of the following are correctly
matched?
A (Saints) (B) (Mystic order)
1. Shakh nasiruddin…… Suhrawardi
Chirag Delhi.
2. Sheikh bahauddin …… Chisti
Zakaria.
3. Shaikh Sharfuddin ……. Firdusi
4. Shaikh Nuruddin ……. Rishi
5. Shaikh Baqi Billah…… Naqshbandi
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 2, 3 and 4
c. 2, 3 and 5
d. 3, 4 and 5
6. Given below are tow statements, one
labeled as Assertion (A) and the other
lablled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): After the Kushans the
Turks brought the technique of
constructing the true arch on a massive
scale.
Reason (R): The Turks introduced into
India the technique of preparing limemortar.
In the context of the above two
statements which one of the following is
Correct?
a. Both A and R are true and R is the
correct explanation of A
b. Both A and r are true and R is not the
correct explanation of A
c. A is true but R is false
d. A is false but r is true
7. Which one of the following writers has
written a contemporary account of the
Vijaynagar Empire?
a. Shams Siraj Afif
b. Linschoten
c. Domingo paes
d. Pietro Della Valle
8. Krishnadeva Raya was the ruler of the
Vijayanager Empire between
a. A.D. 1485 and 1502
b. A.D. 1905 and 1530
c. A.D. 1533 and 1545
d. A.D. 1550 and 1565.
9. Who among the following Bahmani rulers
establishment matrimonial alliance with
one of the rajas of Vijaynagar.
a. Alaudding Bahman Shah I
b. Feroze Shah Bahamani
c. Mahmud Shah I
d. Ahmad Shah
10. The Bahamani Kingdom and Vijaynagar
Empire clashed frequently over the
territory of
a. Madurai
b. Warangal
c. Malabar
d. The Raichur Doab
11. The principal governor of the Vijaynagar
Empire were known as
a. Rautas
b. Nayakas
c. Poligars
d. Naiyars
12. In the succession issue of which one of the
following Rajput states Emperor Jahangir
intervened and gave tika to the person of
his choice?
a. Amber
b. Marwar
c. Bikaner
d. Jaisalmer
13. The Mughals lost out Quandahar to the
Safavides Forever in
a. A.D. 1606
b. A.D. 1617
c. A.D. 1622
d. A.D. 1632
14. Which of the following two kingdoms in
the Deccan were conquered by Auranzeb?
a. Bidar and Bijapur
b. Bijapur and Golkunda
c. Golkunda and Ahmadnagar
d. Ahmadnagar and Bijapur
15. Sher Shah Suri took only one-fourth of the
produce as land tax in
a. Sahsaram
b. Agra
c. Multan
d. Kagire 

31. After feroze Tughlaq of the Delhi
Sultanate the Mugha rule who paid
attention to the supply of water fro canal
was
a. Humayun
b. Akbhar
c. Jahangir
d. Shah Jahan
32. Who among the following were the sons
and grand sons and grandson Bahadur
Shah II and played a prominent role the
Febellio w of 1857 and were captured and
shot?
a. Bakhat Khan. Ahsanullh Khan and
Mahbub Ali.
b. Mirza Moghul, Mirza Khawaja Sultan
and Mirza Abu Bakr.
c. Prince Azam. Azim-ush-Shan and
Muazzam
d. Asad Khan, Kam Bakhash and
Jahandar Shah.
33. Which one of the following cities was
renamed Alinaga after its capture by Sirajud-
Daula in 1756?
a. Murshidabad
b. Falta
c. Calcutta
d. Kasimbazar
34. Hyder Ali consolidated his position after
being appointed the Faujdar of
a. Arcot
b. Budikota
c. Dindigul
d. Devanhalli
35. Ranjit Singh belonged to the Sikh misl of
a. Kanhaiya
b. Sukerchakia
c. Ahluwalia
d. Bhangi
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36. The abuses of the dastaks in Bengal by the
officials of the East Indiacompany led to
an estrangement of its relation ship with
a. Alivardi
b. Sirajuddaulah
c. Mir. Jafar
d. Mir Kasim.
37. Clive introduced dual government in
Bengal because
a. He was afraid of hostile reaction from
the people of Bengal.
b. The authorities of the eastIndia he
direct rule of the Company inBengal
c. The Mughal emperor was opposed to
the establishment of de jure authority
of the East India Company.
d. He wanted to avoid the responsibility
arising out of the establishment of de
jure authority of the East India
Company in Bengal.
38. Which one of the following is correctly
matched?
a. Sorabjee Bengali : Business magnate
b. Sir George Birdwood : Sheriff of
Bombay
c. Dinshaw Wacha : Founder of the
Swaraj party
d. C.R. Das: Educationist
39. Match list I with List II and select the
correct answer
List-I (Period)
A. 1833
B. 1793
C. 1792
D. 1769
List-II (Revenue Settlement)
1. Ryotwari
2. Mahalwari
3. Zamindari
4. Quinquennnial
5. Decennial
A B C D
a. 1 2 3 4
b. 2 3 1 4
c. 2 3 5 4
d. 3 2 1 5
40. The Whitley Commission was concerned
with
a. Labour
b. Education
c. Public
d. Reorganization of civil service
41. The British government introduced
Portfolio system for the first time in
a. 1853
b. 1858
c. 1861
d. 1892
42. Match list I with List II and select the
correct answer
List-I (Period)
A. Vernacular Press Act of 1878
B. Indian Universities Act of 1904
C. Indian councils Act of 1909
D. Rowlatt Act of 1919
List-II (Revenue Settlement)
1. Lord Chelmsford
2. Lord Curzon’
3. Lord Lytton
4. Lord Minto
A B C D
a. 1 4 3 2
b. 2 3 1 4
c. 3 2 1 4
d. 3 2 4 1
43. Assertion (A): Despite initial victory the
Sepoy Mutiny could not succeed in
overthrowing the Raj.
Reason (R): The rising middle class sided
with the Raj.
In the context of the above two statements
which one of following is correct?
a. Both A and R are true and R is the
correct explanation of A.
b. Both A and R are true but R is not a
correct explanation of A.
c. A is true but R is false.
d. A is false but R is true.
44. Match list I with List II and select the
correct answer
List-I (Period)
A. Lakshmi Bai
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B. Tantia Tope’
C. Nana Saheb
D. Bahadur Shah
List-II (Revenue Settlement)
1. Deported to Rangoon’ Fled toNepal
2. Captured and Executed
3. Killed in a battle
4. Killed in a battle
A B C D
a. 1 2 3 4
b. 2 3 4 1
c. 4 3 2 1
d. 4 2 3 1
45. The Indian Association played an
important role in arousing national
consciousness through the formation of the
Indian National congress
a. Indian National congress
b. Bengal British Indian Society
c. Indian national conference
d. British India association 

46. The Moplah Rebellion (1921) took place
in.
a. Telengana
b. Malabar
c. N.M. Lokhandy
d. N.G. Ranga
47. Who among the following was the first
leader to organize labour movement in
India?
a. B.P. Walia
b. Lal Lajpat Rai
c. N.M. Lokhandy
d. N.G. Ranga
48. Baba Ram Chandra organized peasants in
a. Avadh
b. Bihar
c. Bengal
d. Andhra
49. The first national news agency of India
was
a. the Indian Review
b. the Free Press of India
c. the Hindustan Review
d. the Associated Press of India
50. Match list I with List II and select the
correct answer
List-I (Name of the reform movement)
A. Satya Shodhak
B. Self Respect
C. Sarva Shodhak Samaj
D. Namdhari
List-II (Name of its protagonist)
1. Jotirao Govindrao Phule
2. E.V. Ramswami Naickar
3. Shahu Maharaj
4. Ram Singh
A B C D
a. 1 2 3 4
b. 2 3 4 1
c. 3 4 1 2
d. 4 1 2 3
51. What is the correct sequence of the
following?
1. prohibition of Sati
2. Education Resolution
3. First University Act.
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1, 3 and 2
c. 2, 1 3
d. 3, 2 and 1
52. The Act discouraging child marriage was
passed in 1891 largely at the instance of
a. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar and
Bhartendu Harischandra.
b. Mahadv Govind Ranade and Jotiba
Phule
c. Keshab Chandra Sen and Behramji
Malabari
d. Keshab Chandra Sen and Mahadev
Govind Ramede
53. Given below are two statements one
labeled as Assertion (A) and the other
labeled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): In the Swadeshi and
Boycott movement of 1905-1908 in
Bengal, not on students and women but
peasants also actively participated.
Reason (R): This movement was a
powerful expression of resentment against
the Partition of Bengal.
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In the context of the above two statements
which one of the following is correct?
a. Both and R are true and R is the
correct explanation of A.
b. Both A and R true but R is not a
correct explanation of A.
c. A is true but R is false
d. A is false but R is true
54. Which one of the following events helped
Gandhi who had returned fromSouth
Africa in 1915 more directly to emerge as
the undisputed leader of the Indian
National Congress?
a. Edwin Montagu’s announcement on 20
August 1917 in the House of
Commons that the policy of the British
Government would be the gradual
development of self governing
institutions with a view to the
progressive realization of responsible
government in India.
b. Annie Besant became almost overnight
a pro-Raj supporter after Montagu’s
promise of responsible government in
India.
c. B.G. Tilak departed for Englandin
September 1918 to fight a libel suit
against Valentine Chirol
d. The British Raj passed the Rowlett Act
on 18 March 1919 to suppers the
revolutionary movements against it.
55. Which one of the following was
essentially a mouthpiece of the Liberals?
a. New India
b. Leader
c. Young India
d. Free Press Journal
56. Who among the following were associates
of Bal Gangadhar Tilak?
1. Vishnu Krishna Chiplunkar
2. Gopal Ganesh Agarkar
3. Madhavrao Namjoshi
4. Rao Bahadur Madhavarao Wasudeva
Barve
a. 1, 2 and 4
b. 1, 3 and 4
c. 2, 3 and 4
d. 1, 2 and3
57. Match list I with List II and select the
correct answer
List-I
A. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B. Sri Aurobindo Ghos
C. Rabindranath Tagore
D. Mahatma Gandhi
List-II
1. “The British rule is a roller formidable
in its weight and power having its uses
but it does not help the soil to become
fertike,”
2. “Nationalism is a vinely appointed
Shakti of the internal and must do its
God given work before it returns to the
bosom of the University Energy from
which came.”
3. “A true Nationalist desire to build on
old foundations. We don’t want to
anglicize our institution and
denationalize – them in the name of
Social and Political Reforms.”
4. “I am not a visionary. I claim to be a
practical idealist.”
A B C D
a. 4 3 1 2
b. 1 2 3 4
c. 3 2 1 4
d. 3 4 2 1
58. In the committee which prepared the
Nehru Report (1928) the Liberal federation
was represented by.
a. M.R. Jaykar
b. Tej Bahadur Sapru
c. V.s. Srinivasa Sastri
d. M.S. Aney
59. The immediate case which led to the
launching of the Non-cooperation
movement was the
a. Khilafat Wrong
b. Rowlatt Act
c. Jallianwala Bagh massacre
d. Dissatisfaction with the Government of
India Act.. 1919.
60. What proposal was made in the “August
Offers” of 1940?
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a. Complete independence forIndia
gradually
b. Dominion status
c. Provincial autonomy
d. Representative Government at the Centre

61. A concrete outcome of the Wavell plan
was the
a. Holding of a referendum in theNorth
West Frontier Province.
b. Absorption of the State ofHyderabad
with the Indian Union.
c. Summoning of the Simla Conference.
d. The constitution of the Constituent
Assembly.
62. Which one of the following was the most
westerly outpost of the Harappan Culture?
a. Lothal
b. Sutkagen Dor
c. Rangpur
d. Manda
63. The most common type of Harappan seals
is
a. Square
b. Round
c. Cylindrical
d. oval
64. Consider the map showing some sites of
the early Indus
The places marked 1, 2, 3 and 4 are
respectively.
a. Mehrgarh, Kot Diji, Surkotda and
Kalibangan
b. Mehrgarh, Kalibangan. Kot Diji and
Surkotda
c. Rana Ghundai, Banavali. Surkotda and
Kot Diji
d. Rahman Dheri, Banvali, Kulli and
Tharro.
65. A terracotta replica of a plough has been
found at
a. Banavali
b. Kalibangan
c. Rakhigarhi
d. Rangpur
66. Consider the map given below:
Which one of the following cultures
flourished in the area shaded in the map?
a. Banas culture
b. Painted Grey Ware Culture
c. Malwa Culture
d. Jorwe Culture
67. Which one of the following cities was
most extensive in area?
a. Mohanjodaro
b. Harappa
c. Dholavira
d. Kalibangan
68. Which one of the following is not true
regarding the Rig Vedic good Indra?
a. He was fond of feasting and drinking
Soma juice.
b. He was the destroyer of Puras.’
c. The largest number of hymns are
addressed to him
d. He was uphold of the cosmic order
69. Match list I with List II and select the
correct answer
List-I (ancient names of rivers)
A. Sarasvati
B. Parushni
C. Shutudri
D. Vipas
List-II (Modern names)
1. Ravi
2. Beas
3. Sutlej
4. Jhelum
A B C D
a. 3 2 4 1
b. 5 1 3 2
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c. 3 1 2 4
d. 5 4 3 1
70. During the period of the Sudras the
Brahamanas were allowed to marry.
a. Only Brahmana girls
b. Brahamana and Kshatriya girls
c. Brahmana Kshatriya and Vaisya girls
d. Brahmans Kshtriya Vaisya and Sudra
girls.
71. “A bard am I, my father is a leech, and my
mother grinds com.” This passage occurs
in the.
a. Rigveda
b. Yajurveda
c. Dhammapada
d. Mrichchhakatikam
72. Sudas, the victor of the battle of Ten kings
belonged to the tribe of the
a. Anus
b. Druhyus
c. Bharatas
d. Sivis
73. The Vedangas consist of the
a. Kalpa, Siksha, Nirukta, Vyakarana.
Chandas, Joytisha.
b. Kalpa, Siksha, Brahmana, Vyakarana.
c. Kalpa, Siksha, Nirukta, Aranyaka.
Chandas. Jotisha
d. kalpa, Upanished., Nirukta,
Vyakarana, Chandas, Joyotish
74. The early Tamil poet who makes a
reference to the Nandas and Mauryas in
his work is
a. Sattanar
b. Ilango Adigal
c. Kapilar
d. Mamulanar
75. The term Nadukal mentioned in the
Sangam literature
a. is a reference to a Velir chief
b. means memorial stone
c. was a tax on nadus
d. was an item of export in Indo-Roman trade

76. What is the correct chronological order in
which Buddhist Councils were held at the
following four places?
1. Vaisali
2. Kundalavana
3. Rajagriha
4. Pataliputra
a. 1, 2, 3, 4
b. 4, 3, 2, 1
c. 2, 1, 3, 4
d. 2, 1, 4, 3
77. Mahakachchayana, traditionally the
founder of the Theravada sect, Hailed from
a. Simhala
b. Avanti
c. Gandhara
d. Magadha
78. According to the Mahasanghikas, a being
is composed of
a. Five dharmas
b. Seven dharmas
c. Nine dharmas
d. Eighteen dharmas
79. Which one of the following was a
Buddhist sect which held that constituents
of phenomena were not wholly
momentary, but existed forever in a latent
form?
a. Sautrantika
b. Sthaviravadin
c. Sarvastivadin
d. Sammitiya
80. Which one of the following worshipped
Chakresvari among other deities?
a. Bhagavats
b. Saivas
c. Jainas
d. Buddhists
81. Which of the following are true of
Jainism?
1. It has affinity with the Vedanta system
of philosophy
2. It has affinity with the Sankhya system
of philosophy
3. It completely rejected the concept of
the soul
4. According to it the world consists of
two eternal categories, Viz, conscious
(jiva) and unconscious (ajiva)
a. 1 and 3
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b. 2 and 3
c. 3 and 4
d. 2 and4
82. Which of the following were important
characteristics of early Bhagavatism?
1. Devotion
2. Action
3. Knowledge
4. Social rigidity
5. Self-sacrifice (Tyaga)
a. 1 and 3
b. 1, 2, 3, and 5
c. 1, 2, 4 and 5
d. 2, 3 and 5
83. The historical site wherein and early
inscription referring to the five heroes of
the Vrishnis is found is.
a. Ghoshundi
b. Besngar
c. Dwarka
d. Mathura
84. Ambika is mentioned as the sister of Rudra
in
a. Vajasaneyi Samhita
b. Satapatha Brahmana
c. Taithriya Aranyaka
d. Siva Purana
85. Salaka-purusha is a concept associated
with the
a. Pasupatas
b. Jainas
c. Bauddhas
d. Bhagavatas
86. During the reign of Bindusara there was
unrest at.
a. Ujjyini
b. Pushkalavati
c. Takshasila
d. Rajagriha
87. Chandragupta figures prominently in a
work of
a. Bhasa
b. Visakhadatta
c. Asvaghosa
d. Bhavabhuti
88. The Kharoshthi script was derived from.
a. Pictographs
b. Cuniform script
c. Aramaic
d. Brahmi
89. Which of the following were in the vijita
of Asoka?
1. Yona
2. Satiyaputa
3. Gandhara
4. Bhoja
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1, 2 and 4
c. 1, 3 and 4
d. 2, 3 and 4
90. During the Mauryan period
Lakshnadhyaksha was
a. An office possessing knowledge of the
characteristics of animals
b. A professional astrologer
c. An official in charge of road marks
d. An official in charge of mint



91. The term Chitrapata used in some
historical sources denotes
a. Painted pots
b. Textiles from kamarupa
c. Canvas for paintings wall paintings
d. Wall paintings
92. Official stamping of weights and measures
and their periodical inspection are
prescribed by
a. Manu’
b. Narada
c. Brihaspati
d. Parasara
93. That ginger and cinnamon were produced
in large quantities in the Pandya country is
mentioned by
a. Megasthenese
b. Ptolemy
c. Ibn Said
d. Marco Polo
94. Which one of the following denoted a
series of coins?
a. Gajasataka
b. Gadhiya
c. Hiranyadama
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d. Katisama
95. Which of the following were parts of the
Chera kingdom?
1. Korkkai
2. Musiri
3. Puhar
4. Saliyur
5. Tondi
a. 1, 2 and 4
b. 2 and 5
c. 2, 3 and 4
d. 3, 4 and 5
96. Pratishthana an important trading centre
was on the river
a. Cauvery
b. Krishna
c. Godavari
d. Narmada
97. The term Chora rajju used in some sources
means
a. A unit of land measurement
b. A class of police officials
c. A kind of tax
d. Rope for thieves
98. During the period of the Cholas and their
successors in south India the association of
peasants was known as
a. Alumganam
b. Nanadesi
c. Cittirameli
d. Ainnurruvar
99. Which one of the following pairs is not
correctly matched?
a. Kshauma: Textile
b. Adhaka: Coin denomination
c. Adhaka: Measure of rainfall
d. Drona: Measure of rainfall
100. Which of the following terms were used to
refer to rural land holders in holders in
eastern India during the Gupta period?
1. Agraharin
2. Kutumbin
3. mahattara
4. Bhogika
a. 1 and 2
b. 3 and 4
c. 1 and 4
d. 2 and 3
101. Which of the following were antya-jatis
according to some Brahmanical texts?
1. Venas
2. Medas
3. Lokayatikas
4. Nastikas
a. 1, 2, 3 and 4
b. 1, 2 and 3
c. 1, 2 and 4
d. 3 and 4
102. The Valangai (right hand) and Idangai (left
hand) divisions of south Indian society is
first noticed in the
a. Sangam period
b. Pallava period
c. Chola period
d. Nayaka period
103. “No one is allowed to marry outside his
own caste, or to exchange one profession
of trade for another or to follow more than
one business.” This observation was made
by
a. Megasthenes
b. Fa-Hien
c. Hiuen Tsang
d. Al-Biruni
104. The expression anyavrata (following other
practices) is used in the Rigveda with
reference to the
a. Dasa
b. Dasyus
c. Mlecchas
d. Yadus
105. “Service was his portion in life” This was
applicable to
a. Buddhist Bhikshu
b. Vaisya Verma
c. Sudra Verna
d. Chandala



106. Which one of the following pairs does not
match?
a. Rajasekhara: Kavyamimamsa
b. Uddyotana: Kuvalayamalakaha
c. Ballalasena: Dayabhaga
d. Lakshmidhara: Krityakalpataru
11 of 11
107. Malatimadyava of Bhavabhuti is an
important sources for the study of the.
a. Digmbarar jainas
b. Kapalikas
c. Buddhist Tantriks
d. Bhagavatas
108. the Gujara king and other are said to have
worked as doorkeepers in the
Hiranyagarbha sacrifice-per- formed by
a. Dharmapala
b. Devapala
c. Dantidurga
d. Amoghavarsha
109. Didda the queen of Kashmirruled in the
a. Seventh century
b. Eight century
c. Ninth century
d. Tenth century
110. The celebrated author Kshemendra lived in
a. Bengal
b. Kashmir
c. Maharashtra
d. Gujarat
111. Kosalai nadu conquered by Rajendra
Chola was located on the banks of the
a. Godavari
b. Sarayu
c. Mahanadi
d. Tapti
112. In early medieval south Indian polity the
world Udan kuttam meant
a. A group of small villages in the Chola
kingdom
b. A body of officers under the Cholas
c. A tax levied in the Hoysala kingdom
d. The navy maintained by the Cholas
113. Which of the following were centers of
Chahamana rule
1. Lata
2. Sakambari
3. naddula
4. Dhavagarta
Choose the correct answer from the codes
given below
a. 1, 3 and 4
b. 1, 2 and 3
c. 1, 2 and 4
d. 2, 3 and 4
114. Dhavanyaloka is
a. An epic poem
b. A work on poetics
c. A play
d. A work on Buddhist epistemology
115. The Pala king Devapala claims to have
defeated a Dravida king who is usually
identified with
a. Dantidurga
b. Amoghavarsha
c. Dhruva
d. Krishna II
116. Mahakshpatalika was on official in charge
of
a. Chariots
b. Navi
c. Accounts
d. infantry
117. The chandelle dynasty was founded by
a. Vakpati
b. Nannuka
c. Jayasakti
d. Harsha
118. Who was the ruler who was elected to the
throne according to the Rajatarangini?
a. Gopala
b. Yasaskara
c. Nandivarman
d. Karikalan
119. According to Brihaspati the grades of
artisans were
a. Two
b. Four
c. Six
d. eight
120. Which one of the following statements
regarding the stupa is incorrect?
a. It has an umbrella at the top
b. It has a sanctum sanctorum
c. It has a circumambulatory path
(pradakshinapatha)
d. It has a fence 


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