Indian History – Series 2

Indian History Practice Set
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Question Set – Series 2 

Question Set – Series 3

Question Set – Series 4

Question Set – Series 5


1)Which one of the following places was associated with Acharya Vinoba Bhave’s Bhoodan Movement at the beginning of the movement ?

a) Udaygiri

b) Raipur

c) Pochampalli

d) Venkatgiri

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Option – c)

2) Who among the following was NOT associated with the activities of the Theosopical society ?

a) Madam H.P. Blavatsky

b) Mr. A.O. Hume

c) Col. H.S. Olcatt

d) Mrs. Annie Besant

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Option – b)

3) Who was the founder of Hindu Mela ?

a) Nabagopal Mitra

b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

c) Akshay Kumar Dutt

d) Surendranath Banerjee

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Option – a)

4) Who among the following Englishmen, first translated “Bhagavad Gita” into English ?

a) William Jones

b) Charles Wilkins

c) Alexander Cunningham

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Option – b)

5) Who wrote the book ‘Life Divine’?

a) Mulk Raj Anand

b) Abul Kalam Azad

c) Aurobindo Ghosh

d) Jawahar Lal Nehru

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Option – c)

6) Which of the following books known as the ‘Bible of Bengali Patriotism’ ?

a) Geetanjali

b) Anand Math

c) Devdas

d) Gora

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Option – b)

7) The Vedic religion along with its Later (Vedic) developments is actually known as

(a) Hinduism

(b) Brahmanism

(c) Bhagavatism

(d) Vedic Dharma

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Option – b)

8) The Indus or Harappan Civilization is distinguished from the other contemporary civilizations by its

(a) town planning

(b) underground drainage system

(c) uniformity of weights and measures

(d) large agricultural surplus

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Option – b)

9) Which of the following does not represent an important source material for the Mauryan period?

(a) Literary works

(b) Foreign accounts

(c) Numismatic evidence

(d) Epigraphic sources

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Option – c)

10) Architectural developments In India manifested themselves in their full glory during the period of the

(a) Guptas

(b) Nandas

(c) Mauryas

(d) Cholas

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Option – a)

11) The ‘Three Jewels’ (Triratnas) of Jainism are

(a) right faith or intentions, right knowledge and right conduct

(b) right action, right livelihood and right effort

(c) right thoughts, non-violence and non-attachment

(d) right speech, right thinking and right behavior

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Option – a)

12) The greatest historian of the reign of Akbar, who wrote Akbarnama and Ain-i-Akbari, was

(a) Nizamuddin Ahmad

(b) Abdur Qadir Badauni

(c) Abul Fazl

(d) Abdas Khan Arwani

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Option – c)

13) The first Sultan of Delhi to cross the Narmada and move to the south was

(a) Iltutmish

(b) Balban

(c) Alauddin Khalji

(d) Muhammad-bin-Tughluq

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Option – c)

14) The Mughal General, who decisively defeated Shivaji and forced him to conclude the Treaty of Purandar, was

(a) Shaista Khan

(b) Mirza Raja Jai Singh

(c) Prince Muazzam

(d) Dilir Khan

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Option – b)

15) The Jat king of Bharatpur who is known as the ‘Plato of the Jat tribe’ and the ‘Jat Ulysses’ was

(a) Churaman

(b) Gokula

(c) Badan Singh

(d) Suraj Mal

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Option – d)

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