History : Sample Test Paper & General Knowledge Part -2 (Solved)
51 Two principal monuments of Ala-ud-din Khiliji's reignâ€”the Jama'at Khana Masjid and Alai Darwaja were constructed at
(a) Hyderabad (b) Mysore (c) Delhi (d) Agra
52 Who among the following Mugal Emperors had the longest reign?
(a) Bahadur Shah (b) Jahandar Shah (c) Farrukhsiyar (d) Muhammad Shah
53 The main cause of the conflict between Nawab Sirajuddaulah and the East India Company was that
(a) the British opposed the succession of Sirajuddaulah
(b) the British misused the trade concessions.
(c) the British attacked the French settlement of Chandranagar in Bengal.
(d) the incident of Black Hole had occurred
54 Which of the following was the physician who adored Kanishkaâ€™s court
(a) Vasumita (b) Charaka (c) Parsva (d) Asvaghosha
55 Which of the following king started the â€˜Vikram Sanvadâ€™
(a) Kanishka (b) Vikramaditya (c) Rudradaman (d) Kadphises
56 Which of the following is a port town of Indus Valley Civilization
(a) Harappa (b) Ropar (c) Banawali (d) Lothal
57 Chinese pilgrim who visited India during Harsha Vardhanaâ€™s period was
(a) Hiuen Tsang (b) Fa-hien (c) Iâ€™tsing (d) Nishka
58 Who introduced the famous Persian festival of Nauroz
(a) Alauddin Khilji (b) Iltumish (c) Firoz Tughlaq (d) Balban
59 The Hoysalaâ€™s capital was
(a) Warangal (b) Devagiri (c) Dwarasamudra (d) Krishnagiri
60 Which rulers built Ellora temple
(a) Chalukya (b) Rashtrakuta (c) Pallava (d) Sunga
61 The literature of the Sangam age was written mostly in the form of
(a) Prose (b) Poetry (c) Drama (d) All of these
62 Who among the following was a great musician in the court of Akbar
(a) Abdul Fazal (b) Amir Khusro (c) Ramdas (d) Ten
63 Which among the following ports was called Babul Makkha (Gate of Makkah) during the Mughal period
(a) Broach (b) Calcutta (c) Surat (d) Calicut
64 The development of architecture was at its peak during the reign of
(a) Nandas (b) Cholas (c) Guptas
65 Who among the following ruler was a famous musician
(a) Swathi Thirunal (b) Moolam Thirunal (c) Marthanda Varma (d) Sri Chithira Thirunal
66 Who among the following Sult of Delhi had accepted the suzerainty of the Timurid ruler Mirza Shah Rukh?
(a) Firuz Tughlaq (b) Mahmad Tughlaq (c) Khizr Khan Sayyid (d) Sikandar Lodhi
67 Who among the following joined Mir Qasim and Shuja-ud-Daula in declaring war upon the English East India Company and was later defeated by the British at the Battle of Buxar?
(a) Jahandar Shah (b) Farrukhsiyar (c) Muhammad Shah (d) Shah Alam II
68 How did the dynasty of Nizam Shahis of Ahmadnagar come to an end?
(a) Ahmadnagar was annexed into Mughal empire and Husain Shah was consigned to life imprisonment
(b) Mughal troops destroyed Daulatabad fort and killed Nizam-ul Mulk of Ahmadnagar
(c) Fateh Khan usurped the throne from Nizam-ul Mulk
(d) Malik Ambar was defeated in a battle with Mughals in 1631 and the entire royal family was killed by the Mughal troops
69 Which of the following materials was mainly used in the manufacture of Harappan seals?
(a) Terra cotta (b) Bronze (c) Copper (d) Iron
70 Which type of ancient script did the Harapp use?
(a) Pictographic (b) Linear (c) Hieroglyphic (d) Symbolic
71 The relics of Indus Valley Civilisation indicate that the main occupation of the people was:
(a) Agriculture (b) Cattle rearing (c) Commerce (d) Hunting
72 The ancient name of Bengal was
(a) Kamrupa (b) Vasta (c) Gauda (d) Vallabhi
73 'Charak' was the famous court physician of
(a) Harsha (b) Chandragupta Maurya (c) Ashoka (d) Kanishka
74 The ancient name of North Bihar was
(a) Vriji (b) Vasta (c) Surasena (d) Avanti
75 Where did the traveler Ibn Batuta come from?
(a) Persia (b) Morocco (c) Turkey (d) Central Asia
76 Which among the following is the oldest dynasty?
(a) Maurya (b) Gupta (c) Kushan (d) Kanva
77 Where was Akbar born?
(a) Delhi (b) Agra (c) Amarkal (d) Kannauj
78 Among the following, one was NOT an ancient Indian mathematician
(a) Chandra Gupta Maurya (b) Boudhayana (c) Bhaskaran II (d) Sankaravarman
79 Taj Mahal was built by
(a) Akbar the Great (b) Jahangir (c) Shah Jahan (d) Babur
80 Kautilya, the author of Arthasathra was a contempoary of
(a) Asoka (b) Samura Gupta (c) Harshavardhana (d) Chandra Gupta Maurya
81 The Golden Temple at Amritsar was built by
(a) Guru Nanak (b) Guru Arjan Dev (c) Guru Tej Bahadur (d) Gobind Sing
82 What is history?
(a) Story of the past events (b) Story of present events (c) Story of future events (d) All of them
83 What should a genuine history deal with?
(a) Lives of kings (b) Lives of masses of people (c) Lives of feudal lords (d) All of them
84 What is history made of?
(a) Lives of kings (b) Battles (c) Law and order (d) All of the above
85 What is most important part of history?
(a) Monarchs (b) Generals who win wars (c) Common people (d) Saints and sages
86 Where do we find the remains of Buddhist religion?
(a) Thailand (b) Sri Lanka (c) Afghanistan (d) All of the above
87 What was Burma before its independence?
(a) A part of India (b) A part of China (c) A part of Thailand (d) A part of Malaysia
88 When was the World War fought?
(a) 1915 (b) 1942 (c) Both (d) Neither
89 Who helped America the most in getting freedom from the British?
(a) Italy (b) Canada (c) France (d) India
90 Who were pilgrim Fathers?
(a) Jew pilgrims to Jerusalem (b) Hindu pilgrims to Hardwar (c) First British people going to USA (d) Indian Buddhists in China
91 Why did Ary come to India?
(a) To find grass for their cattle (b) To hunt tigers (c) To drive out Tamils (d) To conquer land
92 Which Revolution fathered Russian Revolution?
(a) French revolution (b) American Revolution (c) Industrial Revolution (d) All of them
93 Who first built the Grand Trunk Road?
(a) Humayun (b) Sher Shah Suri (c) Shahjahan (d) Jahangir
94 Who is USA's Father of the Nation?
(a) Abraham Lincoln (b) Washington (c) Jefferson (d) Roosevelt
95 Who fought the First World War?
(a) Germany (b) British (c) France (d) All of them
96 Who fought the Second World War?
(a) Hitler (b) Churchill (c) Stalin (d) All of the
97 Which period came first?
(a) British period (b) Muslim period (c) Greek period (d) Hindu period
98 When was Mahatma Gandhi born?
(a) October 2, 1869 (b) October 2, 1901 (c) October 2, 1879 (d) October 2, 1890
99 Who introduced leather coins?
(a) Ibrahim Lodhi (b) Mohammad Tuglak (c) Jahangir (d) Akbar
100 Who introduced paper currency in India?
(a) Hindu Kings (b) Muslim rulers (c) The British rulers (d) The Greek conquerors