• 1. Who is the
    the last of the great Gupta Emperors?

  • 2. Consider the following statements regarding the teachings of Mahavira. 1. Mahavira regarded all objects have souls. 2. He preached that work is worship and encouraged the practice of agriculture. 3. He advocated a very holy and ethical code of life. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  • 3. In 1720, the British government enacted the Calico Act. What is it related to?

  • 4. According to later vedic period, Rajasuya refer to

  • 5. Consider the following statements regarding Rig Vedic Aryans. 1. There are no evidences of the use of Iron by Rig Vedic Aryans. 2. Trade was conducted on barter system. 3. Copper coins called nishka were used as media of exchange in large transactions. Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

  • 6. Which of the following are considered as Triratnas according to Jainism. 1. Right Knowledge 2. Right Culture 3. Right Faith 4. Right Conduct Select the correct answer code:

  • 7. Consider the following statements. 1. The painting is practiced by the tribal people of Jharkhand. 2. The common theme of the paintings is ‘What happens to human life post death’. 3. It is on the verge of extinction given the rate of its decline. The above statements refer to

  • 8. Consider the following pairs: Classical Dance

    Important Features 1. Mohiniattam :

    Lasya aspect is dominant 2. Manipuri


    Tarangam 3. Kuchipudi


    Pung Musical Instrument 4. Odissi


    Mobile sculptures Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

  • 9. Which of the following treaties
    brought an end to the independent
    existence of Peshwa Baji
    Rao II ?

  • 10. Where are the mortal remains of
    St. Francis Xavier housed?

  • 11. ……………… city was found in 7 layers which indicates that it was rebuilt 7 times mostly due to the flooding of the Indus River.

  • 12. Gauthama Siddhartha attained enlightenment at …………………. under a papal tree(Bodhi tree)

  • 13. Shivaji Bhonsle was the most powerful ………………………. King

  • 14. Who among the following controlled
    maximum trade in the
    western coastal region during
    17th century ?

  • 15. Given below are the names of
    prominent leaders and their respective operational areas during
    the revolt period. Select the

    incorrect pair.

  • 16. Who was the National leader
    who wrote History of India on
    the walls of the Andaman Cellular
    Jail ?

  • 17. The ‘Doctrine of Lapse’ was first
    applied to the Princely State of

  • 18. One of the following was not involved
    in the Chittagong Armoury
    Raid, 1934. Who was he?

  • 19. Which of the following events
    made the English East India Company the legitimate masters
    of the Bengal Suba ?

  • 20. Apart from the Quit India Movement
    which started on 9th August
    1942, what other sensational
    activity of the freedom fighters
    was done on 9th August?

  • 1. Consider the following statements regarding the spread of Jainism. 1. Mahavira organised the Sangha to spread his teachings and admitted only men in the Sangha. 2. The first Jain Council was convened at Valabhi and here the final compilation of Jain literature took place. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  • 2. Consider the following statements regarding early vedic period. 1. Only male gods like Prithvi, Agni, Vayu, Varuna, and Indra were worshipped. 2. There were no temples and no idol worship during the early Vedic period. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  • 3. Bijapur is known for its

  • 4. Multan was named by the Arabs

  • 5. The Taj-Mahal was built by

  • 6. Which Mughal Emperor transferred

    the Mughal Capital from
    Agra to Delhi ?

  • 7. Which of the following forts was
    not built by Akbar ?

  • 8. Which is the holy book of the
    Sikh religion ?

  • 9. Tulsidas wrote Ram- charitmanas
    in the reign of

  • 10. When did the reign of Delhi Sultanate
    came to an end ?

  • 11. Who introduced leather token
    currency in India ?

  • 12. When the rule of the Delhi Sultan
    began ?

  • 13. Sher Shah defeated Humayun
    and captured Gaur in the
    battle of

  • 14. The

  • 15. Who among the Delhi Sultans
    died of a sudden fall from a horse at Lahore while playing Chaugan ?

  • 16. Who succeeded Guru Nanak ?

  • 17. Akbar

  • 18. What was the original name of
    Nur Jahan ?

  • 19. The tomb of Jahangir was built at

  • 20. The famous Sun Temple at
    Konark was built by

  • 1. Consider the following statements. 1. Kol uprising was against the large-scale transfers of land from Kol headmen to outside farmers and money lenders. 2. Khond Uprising was against the British efforts to stop the Traditional Human Sacrifice practiced by the Khonds. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  • 2. Consider the following statements 1. Jawaharlal Nehru was the first satyagrahi identified by Gandhi for the individual satyagraha 2. Jinnah and Ambedkar attended all the three Round table conferences. Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

  • 3. Consider the following statements wrt ‘Satnami’ revolt in India 1. Satnami revolt was a major rebellion against Babur of Mughal Emperor 2. Adults of this sect are required to wear white garments only 3. Revolt led by Sadh people and they do not believe in worshipping idols. 4. Sect is thought to be an offshoot of Kabir Das sect, but founded by a saint named Birbhan Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  • 4. Consider the following statements 1. In the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War, the combined forces of the British East India Company and the Nizam of Hyderabad defeated Tipu Sultan. 2, After Tipu Sultan was killed in the Battle of Seringapatam, Mysore was placed under Wodeyars – the former ruling dynasty. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  • 5. Consider the following statements. 1. The Permanent Settlement system was introduced by the British to encourage investment in agriculture. 2. The British expected the Permanent Settlement system would help the emergence of a class of yeomen farmers who would be loyal to the Company Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  • 6. The Poona Pact signed in 1934 provided for

  • 7. Mahzarnama was declared by ____?

  • 8. The Khilji Sultans of Delhi were

  • 9. The rulers of Vijayanagar promoted

  • 10. The original name of Tansen, the most famous musician at the court of Akbar was

  • 11. The Qutub Minar was completed by the famous ruler

  • 12. Which of the following are incorrectly paired ?

  • 13. Ibn Batuta visited India during the reign of

  • 14. Which of the undermentioned facts about Taj Mahal innot correct?

  • 15. Where did Babar die?

  • 16. Who wrote Akbarnama ?

  • 17. The Lodi dynasty was founded by

  • 18. Who among the following was an illiterate?

  • 19. The first Indian Hindi Scholar of the Mughal period was

  • 20. The Upanishads were translated by Dara Shikoh in Persian under the title of

  • 1. Consider the following statements regarding the “Gurjara-Pratihars” –the earliest rulers of rajputs?
    1.The Gurjara-Pratiharas first great leader was Harischandra. 2.He conquered extensive territory in Rajaputana and ruled with his capital at Ajmer. Choose the correct statements?

  • 2. Who among the following refer the Pala Kingdom as Ruhma?

  • 3. The famous poet Amir Khusrau
    was contemporary of all except
    following :

  • 4. Todar Mal, the brilliant revenue
    officer served under

  • 5. In which of the Round Table Conference
    Mahatma Gandhi participated?

  • 6. Who was Akbar’s guardian ?

  • 7. Who was the first Vijayanagar
    ruler to wrest the important fort
    of Goa from the Bahamanis ?

  • 8. The 1st Battle of Panipat was
    fought in the year

  • 9. Which of the following was the
    founder of the house of Peshawar?

  • 10. Which of the following monuments
    is the oldest ?

  • 11. Who among the following rulers
    abolished Jaziya?

  • 12. Who was Akbar’s famous revenue

  • 13. The greatness of Shershah lies in his

  • 14. Who of the Delhi sultans pursued
    the policy of ‘blood and iron’ ?

  • 15. Who of the following became a
    member of the “Din–i–Ilahi”?

  • 16. Who was the founder of Lodhi
    dynasty ?

  • 17. How many times Shivaji plundered
    Surat ?

  • 18. Which of the following Alberuni’s
    account of India

  • 19. Bahadur Shah (First) was born
    in the year _____

  • 20. Who was appointed by Akbar as
    his Court Musician?