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Set-30 Indian History Previous Year Questions

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1. In whose reign did the visit of Saint Thomas take place?
1. Maues
2. Gondophernes
3. Kanishka
4. Menander

Ans:2

2. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
1. Jahangir : William Hawkins
2. Akbar : Sir Thomas Roe
3. Shah Jahan : Travernier
4. Aurangzeb : Manucci

Ans:2

3. In the Mughal period the registers of the agricultural lands were maintained by
1. Kotwal
2. Qanungo
3. Amin
4. Krori

Ans:2

4.Who among the following, rejected the title of ‘Knight hood’ and refused to accept a position in the council of the Secretary of State for India?
1. Motilal Nehru
2. M.G. Ranade
3. G.K. Gokhle
4. B.G. Tilak

Ans:3

5.Who said that the constant ‘drain of wealth’ from India was responsible for India’s economic miseries?
1. BC Pal
2. BP Wadia
3. Dadabhai Naoroji
4. GS Arundale

Ans:3

6.The main historical source regarding the information about Self-government under the Cholas is the?
1. Halmidi inscription
2. Jatwai inscription
3. Uttaramerur inscription
4. Chandravallo inscription

Ans:3

7.Megasthenes was at the court of
1. Kanishka
2. Ashoka
3. Chandragupta Maurya
4. Harsha

Ans:3

8.Which world heritage site comprises of the Alai Darwaza Gate?
1. Humayun’s Tomb
2. Mahabodhi Temple Complex
3. Qutub Minar
4. Red Fort Complex

Ans:3

9.Which was first Newspaper to be published in India?
1. Indian Gazette
2. Bengal Gazette
3. Pune Chronicle
4. Indian Chronicle

Ans:2

10.Who was the first female Governor of India?
1. Kamala Nehru
2. Madam Bikaji Kama
3. Sarojini Naidu
4. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

Ans:3

11.Churches and Convents of Goa were built by?
1. British
2. Dutch
3. Portuguese
4. Mughals

Ans:3

12.Which of the following was not the work of Kalidasa?
1. Raghuvamsa
2. Sakuntalam
3. Kumarasambhavam
4. Kadambari

Ans:4

13.The study of inscription is known as-
1. Archaeology
2. Epigraphy
3. Anthropology
4. History

Ans:2

14.Which among the following musical instruments is the finest example of Hindu-Muslim harmony in musical instrument?
1. Veena
2. Dholak
3. Sarangi
4. Sitar

Ans:4

15. Which one of the following nationalist leaders has been described as being radical in Politics but conservative in social issues?
1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
2. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
3. Lala Lajpat Rai
4. Madan Mohan Malviya

Ans:1

16.Who among the following gave a systematic critique of the moderate politics of Indian National Congress in series of articles entitled ‘New Lamps for Old’?
1. Aurobindo Ghosh
2. R.C. Dutt
3. Syed Ahmed Khan
4. Vira Raghavachari

Ans:1

17.Who among the following was NOT a moderate?
1. Bipin Chandra Pal
2. Feroz Shah Mehta
3. Surendranath Bannerjee
4. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Ans:1

18.Among the four dynasties listed below, which one minted coins made of lead?
1. Mauryas
2. Satvahanas
3. Western Kshatrapas
4. Guptas

Ans:2

19.Which of the following dynasties patronised the famous Kailash temple at Ellora?
1. Vakataka
2. Gupta
3. Early Chalukya
4. Rastrakuta

Ans:4

20.Kailasa Temple, one of the largest monolithic structures, is in
1. Ajanta Caves
2. Elephanta Caves
3. Ellora Caves
4. Nalanda Caves

Ans:3

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