History/GK HISTORY MCQ QUESTION SET 9 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
Amir Khusrau played a pioneer rule in the development of

1.Maithili

2.Bhojpuri

3.Awadhi

4.Khari Boli


Question:
Amir Khusrau was born at

1.Patiala

2.Patiali

3.Patli

4.Patti


Question:
Ashtadhayayi was written by

1.Balmiki

2.Shukadeva

3.Panini

4.Ved Vyas


Question:
In ancient India, the earliest capital of Magadha kingdom was at

1.Pataliputra

2.Vaishali

3.Nalanda

4.Rajgir


Question:
In the early period of Indian history, Tondi was a flourishing seaport of

1.Andhras

2.Cheras

3.Cholas

4.Pandyas


Question:
In the excavations of Harappan sites, bones of camels have been founded at

1.Mohenjodaro

2.Harappa

3.Lothal

4.Kalibangan


Question:
In the Indus Valley Civilization period. Lapis Lazuli was imported from

1.Badakhshah

2.Mesopotamia

3.Gujarat

4.Iran


Question:
In which Indian state, Inamgam is located?

1.Gujarat

2.Andhra Pradesh

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.Maharashtra


Question:
In which of the following Indus Valley Civilization sites, the cotton piece was found?

1.Chanhudaro

2.Lothal

3.Harappa

4.Mohenjodaro


Question:
Nyaya Darshan was propagated by

1.Jaimini

2.Kanada

3.Kapil

4.Gautama


Question:
Panini, the first Grammarian of Sanskrit language in India, lived during the

1.2nd Century BC

2.6th-5th Century BC

3.2nd Century AD

4.6th-5th Century AD


Question:
Patanjali is well-known for the compilation of

1.Ayurveda

2.Yoga Sutra

3.Panchatantra

4.Brahma sutra


Question:
Pulakesin II was the greatest ruler of

1.The Chalukya Dynasty

2.The Rashtrakuta Dynasty

3.The Hoysala Dynasty

4.The Pallava Dynasty


Question:
The area between rivers Saraswati and Drisadvati has been defined by the Manusmriti as

1.Aryavarta

2.Brahmarshidesa

3.Saptasaindhava

4.Brahmavarta


Question:
The Chistiya Sufi Order was established in India by

1.Shaikh Bahaddin Zakariya

2.Sheikh Ahmed Sirhindi

3.Khwaja Moinuddin

4.Khwaja Badruddin


Question:
The Director General of Archaeological Survey of India at the time of the excavation of Harappan site was

1.Mortimer Wheeler

2.John Marshall

3.R.D. Banerji

4.Dayaram Sahni


Question:
The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian subcontinent has been obtained from

1.Brahmagiri

2.Mehargarh

3.Burzahom

4.Chirand


Question:
The earliest inscriptions were written in which language?

1.Tamil

2.Sanskrit

3.Prakrit

4.Pali


Question:
The effects of the Kalinga War on King Ashoka are found in

1.Excavations

2.Paintings

3.Rock Edicts

4.Pillar Edicts


Question:
The great law giver of ancient times was

1.Aryabhatta

2.Ashoka

3.Vatsyayana

4.Manu


Question:
The Indus Valley Civilization people traded with the

1.Mesopotamians

2.Chinese

3.Parthians

4.Romans


Question:
The list of sixteen Mahajanapadas is available in

1.Anguttar Nikaya

2.Chhandogya Upanishad

3.Samyukta Nikaya

4.Mahabharata


Question:
The literal meaning of the word Arya is

1.Warrior

2.Priest

3.Learned

4.Superior


Question:
The mention of Ayodhya occurs for the first time in

1.Mahabharata

2.Ramayana

3.Atharvaveda

4.Rigveda


Question:
The people of Indus Valley Civilization usually built their houses of

1.Stone

2.Wood

3.Pucca bricks

4.None of these


Question:
The Sangam text Tolkappiyam is a work on

1.Medicine

2.Music

3.Grammar

4.Astronomy


Question:
The Shrine of Hazarat Nizamuddin Auliya is situated at

1.Ajmer

2.Aligarh

3.Roorkee

4.Delhi


Question:
The site of Mohenjodaro is located on the bank of river

1.Ravi

2.Sutlej

3.Beas

4.Indus


Question:
The southernmost Mahajanapada was

1.Chedi

2.Matsya

3.Asmaka

4.Avanti


Question:
The Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti came to Rajasthan during the reign of

1.Prithviraj Chauhan

2.Rana Kumbha

3.Rana Sanga

4.Maharana Pratab


Question:
The word Aryan means

1.Brahmachari

2.Pastoral society

3.Cultivator

4.Of good family


Question:
The words Satyameva Jayate in the State Emblem of India have been adopted from which one of the following?

1.Maitreyi Upanishad

2.Mudgala Upanishad

3.Brahma Upanishad

4.Mundak Upanishad


Question:
What were the Khanquah in the medieval India?

1.Wayside resting place for traders

2.Provincial treasury

3.State granary

4.Sufi Shrine


Question:
When Alexander invaded India, who were the rulers of Magadha?

1.Mauryas

2.Shishunagas

3.Haryankas

4.Nandas


Question:
Which among the following dynasties is not mentioned in the Sangam literature?

1.Chera

2.Chola

3.Pallava

4.Pandya


Question:
Which amongst the following civilization was not contemporary with the Harappan Civilization?

1.Mesopotamian civilization

2.chinese civilization

3.Egyptian civilization

4.Greek civilization


Question:
Which of the following animals was unknown in Indus Valley Civilization?

1.Lion

2.Bull

3.Horse

4.Elephant


Question:
Which of the following ethenic races was not founded from skeleton of Harappan sites?

1.Mongoloid

2.Mediteranean

3.Alpine

4.Negrito


Question:
Which of the following Harappan sites shows the earliest evidence of Earthquake?

1.Dholavira

2.Kalibangan

3.Mohenjodaro

4.Harappa


Question:
Which of the following is the major impact of Vedic Culture on Indian History?

1.Perception of a new world

2.Rigidification of caste system

3.Development of culture

4.Progress of Philosophy


Question:
Which of the following sites has a Pre-Harappan settlement not been found?

1.Dholavira

2.Kalibangam

3.Harappa

4.Mohenjodaro


Question:
Which of the following was not an ancient seaport?

1.Bhrigukachchha

2.Shurparaka

3.Tamralipti

4.Vidisha


Question:
Which of the following was not worshipped by Indus Valley people?

1.Mother Goddess

2.Peepal

3.Shiva

4.Vishnu


Question:
Which of these epics is also known as Satasahsri Samhita?

1.Ramayana

2.Rigveda

3.Manusmriti

4.Mahabharata


Question:
Which one of the following Indus Valley Civilization sites gives evidence of a dockyard?

1.Dholavira

2.Lothal

3.Mohenjodaro

4.Harappa


Question:
Which Sufi Saints dargah is at Ajmer?

1.Khwaja Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki

2.Khwaja Salim Chisti

3.Khwaja Moinuddin Chist

4.Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya


Question:
Which type of seals was the most popular in Harappan culture?

1.Oval

2.Quadrate

3.Cylindrical

4.Rounded


Question:
Who composed the Gayatri Mantra?

1.Parikshit

2.Indra

3.Vasishtha

4.Vishwamitra


Question:
Who was known as Tuti-e-Hindustan (the parrot of India)?

1.Purandar Khan

2.Roy Vanmal

3.Malik Mohammad Jayasi

4.Amir Khusrau


Question:
Who was the founder of Nanda dynasty?

1.Mahapadamananda

2.Bimbisar

3.Ramananda

4.Dhanananda


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