History Quiz 5

1. The ancient Indian coins were introduced during the ?




Answer is C)


2. In medieval India, the designations ‘Mahattara’ and ‘Pattakila’ were used for




Answer is D)


3. The personality who is not connected with 1857 mutiny is




Answer is C)


4. Which one of the following scripts of ancient India was written from right to left, was prevalent from 300 BC to AD 300 and most of Ashoka’s edicts in the western most area were executed in it?




Answer is A)


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

I. General Bakht Khan led the revolt of sepoys at Delhi during the time period of 1857.
II. The Rajas of Patiala, Jind, Gwalior, Hyderabad and Nepal helped the British to suppress the revolt.
III. Tantia Tope successfully carried out guerrilla warfare against the British during 1857 revolt and was betrayed by a fellow rebel and was captured and put to death by the British.




Answer is B)


6. Which of the following was the centre of Aryan activity in the later Vedic period?




Answer is C)


7. Which of the following sites has yielded the evidence of a magnificent Mauryan palace?




Answer is D)


8. On account of his very significant role in preventing large-scale communal rioting in Bengal on the eve of partition, who was referred to as the’one-man army’?




Answer is B)


9. On what ground did Subhas Chandra Bose contest the Congress Presidential elections in 1939?




Answer is B)


10. Consider the following statements :

I. Historians use the word source to refer to the information found from manuscripts, inscriptions and archaeology.
II. Ramayana and Mahabharata are also important source of ancient Indian history. Which of the above is / are correct?




Answer is A)


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