Monday, May 4, 2015

Indian History Sample Questions For PSC Exams

Indian History Sample Questions For PSC Exams
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General Knowledge Quiz : Indian History Quiz Questions
Indian History – History Exam Questions
1. The earliest evidence of rice cultivation in the mid-Ganga plain has been obtained from—
(A) Chirand
(B) Narhan
(C) Sohagaura
(D) Lahuradeva
2. From which one of the following Harappan sites, the evidence of extensive stadiums has been found?
(A) Kuran
(B) Mohanjodaro
(C) Manda
(D) Desalpur
3. The historian, who wrote the history of Ashoka only on the basis of inscriptions, is—
(A) Bhandarkar
(B) Rajbali Pandey
(C) R. C. Mazumdar
(D) N. N. .Ghosh
4. The number of categories in which Mansabdars could be divided according to the
‘Zat’ and ‘Sawar’ ranks was—
(A) Two
(B) Three
(C) Four
(D) Five
5. Who of the following became the Nawab of Oudh after Safdarjang?
(A) Sirajuddaula
(B) Shujauddaula
(C) Burhan-ul-mulk
(D) Hairat Khan
6. Which one of the following temples presents the earliest example of voussoirarch, found in India?
(A) Deogarh temple
(B) Bhitargaon temple
(C) Lingaraj temple of Orissa
(D) Kandariya Mahadeo temple of Khajuraho
7. The earliest work on education is—
(A) Pratishakya Sutra
(B) Mundkopanishad
(C) Rigveda
(D) Manusmriti
8. Nirgranths were popularly known as—
(A) Jams
(B) Ajivikas
(C) Lingayats
(D) Buddhists
9. ‘Rajmnama’ is the Persian’translation of—
(A) Rigveda
(B) Samveda
(C) Mahabharata
(D) Ramayana
10. Who among the following was the first Bhakti-age Saint to use Hindi for the
propagation of his message?
(A) Ramananda
(B) Kabir
(C) Tulsidas
(D) Dadu
11. The ‘Hauz-i-Khas’ in Delhi was built by—
(A) Iltutmish
(B) Balban
(C) Alauddin Khalji
(D) Firozshah’Tqghlaq
12. The hallmark of Mughal architecture is—
(A) The arch and the dome
(B) Buildings on raised platforms
(C) Highly symmetrical layout
(D) All of the above
13. ‘Nagina Masjid’ is situated in the Fort of—
(A) Ajmer
(B) Agra
(C) Delhi
(D) Lahore
14. All the major rivers of the Deacon Plateau merge into the Bay of Bengal except—
(A) Godavari
(B) Narmada
(C) Mahanadi
(D) Krishna
15. Who among the following is the author of Ratnkhan?
(A) Malukdas
(C) Usman
(B) Raskhan
(D) Dadu Dayal

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