History Quiz 6

1. Given below are four wonders not usually included among the seven wonders of the world:

I. The Great Wall of China
II. The Taj Mahal at Agra
III. The Leaning Tower of Pisa
IV. The Angkor Vat Temple in Kampuchea What is the correct chronological sequence in which they were constructed?
Choose the answer from the codes given below.




Answer is A)


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

I. Aurangzeb ascended the throne after defeating his three brothers- Dara, Shuza and Murad in the war of succession in 1658.
II. Aurangzeb captured Guru Tegh Bahadur, the 9th Sikh Guru, in 1675 and executed him when he refused to embrace Islam.
III. Shivaji was imprisoned by Aurangzeb but he managed to escape and proclaimed himself an independent monarch in 1674.




Answer is C)


3. Kaumudi Mahotsava was written by




Answer is C)


4. Where were the Ghadar revolutionaries, who became active during the outbreak of the World War I based?




Answer is C)


5.Which of the following were the three landmarks of Dalhousie’s administration?

I. Indian Railways
II. Public Works Department
III. English as a medium of instruction
IV. Telegraph




Answer is B)


6. With reference to the philosophy of Kabir, Consider the following statements :

I. Kabir believed that the Quran was infallible.
II. Kabir rejected the conception of avataras.
Which of the above is/are correct?




Answer is B)


7. A good contermporary account of the trade between the Tamil States of the Sangam Age and Greece and Rome has been given in :




Answer is B)


8. Swadeshi movement started during?




Answer is B)


9. Which of the following privileges obtained under the royal firman of 1717 proved to be the bone of contention between the Company and the Nawabs?




Answer is D)


10. The medieval Indian writer who refers to the discovery of America is ?




Answer is C)


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