History Quiz 4

1. Which of the following Vijaynagar kings allowed the Portuguese to build churches within the empire?




Answer is D)


2. With the arrival of Islam in early medieval India the religious contours changed rapidly. In the context consider the following statements:

I. Strong Shiite activity originated in the Sindh with the establishment of Fatimid caliphate in North Africa and Egypt
II. Multan in southern Punjab came to owe allegiance to the Fatimid Caliph in or around 950
III. Mahmud Ghazni virtually destroyed the Shiite community. Despite it, the Shiite as well as the Ismaili branch survived into later times
IV. Islamic mysticism assumed its classic form by Mahmud Ghazni’s time Select the code for correct statements





Answer is C)


3. Comrades! Soldiers! Let us over battle cry be. To Delhi! To Delhi! This slogan was given by ?




Answer is B)


4. The first archtectural achievement of Jahangir’s reign in India was the consturction of his father’s mausoleum. Where was it built?




Answer is D)


5.Which of the following temples was a well known centre of higher education?




Answer is C)


6. Which of the following are characteristics ascribed to Buddhism? A. Rejection of the authority of the Vedas B. Emphasis on the role of the individual C. Belief in the categories of Jiva and Ajiva D. Theory of Prakriti and Purusha Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:




Answer is D)


7. Which step was advocated by Keshav Chandra Sen to break caste-barriers in Bengal?




Answer is B)


8. The first human statues worshipped in India were those of ?




Answer is D)


9. Which of the following statement(s) is/are found to be correct?

I. Ashoka was the grandson of Chandragupta and the son of Bindusara and is regarded as one of the greatest kings of all times.
II. The most significant edict which depicts Ashoka’s life is the Rock Edict XIII which gives an account of the eight years of the Kalinga war.
III. Ashoka began to propagate Buddhism and the concept of Dharma Vijay over military conquest.




Answer is D)


10. During the Indian freedom struggle, the Khudai Khidmatgars, also known as Red Shirts called for: ?




Answer is D)


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