Indian History – Series 5

Indian History Practice Set
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Question Set – Series 5


1)Which historical monument in Delhi is a synthesis of Persian and Indian styles of architectures ?

a) Qutub Minar

b) Lodi’s Tomb

c) Huamyun’s Tomb

d) Red Fort

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Option – c)

2) Who conferred the title of ‘Gunraj Khan’ ?

a) Bipradas Pipilai

b) Maladhar Basu

c) Kavi Jaydeva

d) Sri Chaitanya

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Option – b)

3) Tipu Sultan died fighting the English forces under –

a) Lord Cornwallis

b) Lord Wellesley

c) Lord Dalhousie

d) Lord Hastings

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Option – b)

4) Which Governor General is associated with Doctrine of Lapse ?

a) Lord Ripon

b) Lord Dalhousie

c) Lord Bentick

d) Lord Curzon

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Option -b)

5) Which Sikh Guru helped the rebel prince Khusro with money and blessings ?

a) Guru Hargovind

b) Guru Govind Singh

c) Guru Arjun Dev

d) Guru Tegh Bahadur

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Option – c)

6)First  decisive military success of English East India Company in India is marked by –

a) Battle of Buxar

b) Battle of Plassey

c) Battle of Panipat

d) Battle of Haldi Ghati

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Option -a)

7) The British introduced the railway in India in order to –

a) Promote heavy industries in India

b) Facilitate British Commerce and administrative control

c) Move foodstuff in case of famine

d) Enable Indians to move freely within the country

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Option – b)

8) Two highest ,gods in the Vedic religion were

(a) Agni and Savitri

(b) Vishnu and Mitra

(c) Indra and Varuna

(d) Surya and Pushan

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Option – c)

9) In the context of ancient Indian society, which one of the following terms does not belong to the category of the other three?

(a) Kula

(b) Vamsa

(c) Kosa

(d) Gotra

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Option – c)

10) Which of the following is the oldest of the Vedas?

(a) Sama Veda

(b) Atharva Veda

(c) Yajur Veda

(d) Rig Veda

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Option -d)

11) Humayun lost the Mughal Empire to Sher Shah Suri finally In the battle of

(a) Chunar

(b) Chausa

(c) Ghagra

(d) Kannauj

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Option -d)

12) The Pallava ruler who built the famous Kailash temple at Kanchi and the Shore temple at Mahabalipuram was

(a) Narsimhavarman II

(b) Parmesvarvarman I

(c) Mahendra Varman I

(d) Narsimhavarman

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Option -a)

13) The state-promoted canal irrigation system was initiated by

(a) Alauddin Khalji

(b) Ghiyasuddin Tughluq

(c) Muhammad-bin-Tughluq

(d) Firuz Tughluq

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Option -b)

14) What was the religion of Malik Kafur before he entered the service of Alauddin?

(a) Zoroastrianism

(b) Hinduism

(c) Buddhism

(d) Jainism

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Option -b)

15) The Sikh Guru who fought in the Mughal ranks during the reign of Aurangazeb was

(a) Tegh Bahadur

(b) Har Rai

(c) Amar Das

(d) Angad

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Option -a)

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