HISTORY RAS Prel 2007
The Sikh Kingdom of Punjab was annexed by the English East India Company in
The Kol Uprising of 1831 started in
Who led the Revolt of the Bareilly troops in 1857 ?
Who among the following leaders of the Revolt of 1857 declared himself to be the Governor of Bahadur Shah ?
The first Indian Factories' Act was passed in
Which of the following was not a consequence of the British Land Revenue Policy in India ?
The ruin of artisan industries
The Archaeological Survey of India was set up during the Viceroyalty of
Who was known as 'The Grand Old Man of India' ?
The most important Pre-Congress Nationalist Organisation was
The Indian Association of Calcutta
Who among the following was a leader of Prarthana Samaj ?
All India Women's Conference was founded in
Who among the following opposed the Age of Consent Bill of 1891 ?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
The worst famine in India under the British rule occurred in
The first mill was started in Bombay in the year
Abhinava Bharat organised in 1904 was
a secret society of revolutionary activists
A newspaperAl Hilal was brought out in 1912 by
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
The cancellation of the partition of Bengal was announced in
Who criticised Indians for having lost touch with the rest of the World ?
All India Harijan Sangh was founded by
Who among the following was not a leader of militant nationaism ?
Who among the following was the leader of Bihar Kisan Sabha ?
Who became the Vice-Presidnet of the Viceroy's Council in the Interim Govt. of 1946-47 ?
Jawahar Lal Nehru
Who among the following woman social reformers was called 'Pandita' ?
Who was the leader of No Tax Campaign of the peasants organised in 1928 ?
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
The Second Civil Disobedience Movement was started by Mahatma Gandhi in
An All India Strike by Postal and Telegraph Workers started in
1931 (11 july)
Collection of hymns
Which of the following statements is not true about Rigvedic Aryans ?
They did not know gambling
Early Vedic society was organized in
Who was the author of Astadhyayi ?
Which of the following metal was not used by the people of the Indus Civilization ?
Which of the following Harappan sites is located in Gujarat ?
The hallmark of Vedic religion and culture was
Under whose patronage was the Sangam literature composed ?
What is the language of the Sangam literature ?
Which of the following ideas is not associated with Buddhism ?
The highest goal in Buddhism is
The Third Buddhist Council was convened at
Who among the following scholars wrote 'History of Dharam Sastra' ?
Who among the following argued that the Aryans came from Central Asia ?
According to tradition, how many Sangam were held ?
Which of the following terms denotes a market centre ?
Which of the following denotes a land revenue term ?
Which of the following officers according to Arthasastra was entrusted with the collection of revenue ?
Megasthenes divided Indian society into
The Mauryan King Bindusara faced the rebellion of the people of
Which sect was initially called Nirgrantha ?
Which of the following is regarded as the early Jaina Text ?
Which of the following is a Harappan port ?
The commnest term for peasatry in early medieval North India is
By Mauryan times the main sea-port of the Ganges basin was
Which of the following is not an Antyaja ?
Buddhism was introduced into Tibet from
Which of the following statements is not true of Ashoka's Dhamma ?
Capital punishment was discontinued
Which of the following commodities was a major item of export trade in the Kusana period ?
Who among the following is described as a fabulously rich merchant in Buddhist Jatakas ?
Alberuni's account of India is
Wali under the Sultans of Delhi was
Amir Khusro describes the military campaigns of Jalal-ud-din Khalji in his work
The most powerful Kings of Northern India in the 9th and 10th Centuries were
The Gurjara Pratiharas
Who declared that there were no slaves in India ?
The view that the Rajputs were descendents of the Vedic Aryans is expressed by
Which Sultan replaced the system of measurement of land by crop sharing in the Khalisa areas ?
Who among the following Vijayanagara rulers bore the title of Gajabentakara ?
Deva Raya II
Which Vijayanagara ruler sent an embassy to China ?
The Sultan Ghari was built as the mausoleum of
The first Madrasa at Delhi namely "Madrasea Muizz" was established by
Officer in-charge of royal household under the Sultans of Delhi was designated
The Chishti Saint who founded a branch of Chishti Silsilah in Gulbarga was
Who among the following was not a Nirguni Bhakti Saint ?
Bhramar Geet were composed by
Select the correct chronology of dynasties that ruled Vijayanagara ?
Sangama, Saluva, Tuluva, Aravidu
The largest administrative division in Vijayanagara was
Pushit Marg was founded by
Which of the following rulers of Bikaner was deposed by Jahangir ?
Who is the author of Safinat-ul-Aulia ?
Who made the Madad-i-maash grants completely hereditary ?
The Ibadatkhana was closed in the year
Who among the following Mughal Emperors made serious attempt to annex Trans-Oxiana ?
Cultivation of tobacco was introduced in India during the reign of
In 1585 Akbar shifted his capital to
Nasaq during the Mughal Period was
A system of land revenue assessment
Which of the following mosques is entirely made of marble ?
Moti Masjid in the Agra Fort
Who among the following is the first comprehensive historian of the Marathas ?
James Cunningham grant duff
Who among the following rulers patronized musician Lal Khan Gun Samudra ?
Dastan-i-Amir-i-Hamza was illustrated during the reign of
The English East India Company obtained the lease of Madras in
Who among the following was imprisoned by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir ?
Shaikh Ahmad Sarhindi
In 1739 the Portuguese lost their possessions of Salsette and Bassein to
Lohgarh Fort was build by
In 1585-86 the only Rajput who held the mansab of 5000 was
Raja Man Singh
Who introduced the Mughal land revenue system in the Deccan ?
Murshid Kuli Khan
Which one of the following according to Bernier was the owner of land in India ?
Haidar Ali established his authority over the State of Mysore in
In 1751 the Nawab of Bengal ceded Orissa to
Which Peshwa started a long campaign against the sidis of Janjira ?
Baji Rao I
Who was the founde of the Widow Remarriage Association in the 19th century ?
Vishnu Shastri Pandit
Shahu was granted the Chauth and Sardeshmukhi of the Deccan during the reign of
Farrukh Siyar was deposed and killed by
The Sayyed Brothes
The founder of the autonomous kingdom of Avadh was
Saadat Khan Burhan-ul-Mulk