Quiz On Ancient Indian History With Answers: Set 20

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  • 1. 
    He was a sultan. He made victorious effort to free himself from ulemas control. Identify him from the given options.
    • A. 

      Qutub-ud-din Aibak

    • B. 

      Ghiyas ud din Balban

    • C. 

      Qutb-ud-din Mubarak Shah Khilji

    • D. 

      Alauddin

  • 2. 
    Name the powers that competed for preeminence with the Rashtrakutas in Northern India.
    • A. 

      Palas & Pratiharas

    • B. 

      Pratiharas & Pallavas

    • C. 

      Pallavas & Palas

    • D. 

      Pallavas & Pratiharas

  • 3. 
    In which of the following does the greatness of Sher Shah lies?
    • A. 

      Generalship

    • B. 

      Administrative reforms

    • C. 

      Victories against Humayun

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq shifted his capital back to Delhi from Deogiri because?
    • A. 

      The arrangement had been temporary

    • B. 

      He thought Delhi as a capital was better

    • C. 

      The conditions became unsettled

    • D. 

      He realized that he could never hope to triumph over the whole peninsula

  • 5. 
    Among the following, identify the principles of Bhakti movement of 16th century.1. Devotion is the means to attain God.2. Man's equality before God3. Respect for mankind4. Pilgrimage
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1, 2 and 3

    • C. 

      1, 2 and 4

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3 and 4

  • 6. 
    The last ruler of the Mauryan Kingdom was?
    • A. 

      Brihadratha

    • B. 

      Ashoka

    • C. 

      Bindusara

    • D. 

      Chanakya

  • 7. 
    The founder of the Gupta dynasty was?
    • A. 

      Chandragupta I

    • B. 

      Chandragupta II

    • C. 

      Skandgupta

    • D. 

      Samudragupta

  • 8. 
    Asoka waged the battle of Kalinga in?
    • A. 

      250 B.C

    • B. 

      255 B.C

    • C. 

      261 B.C

    • D. 

      266 B.C

  • 9. 
    The word coromandal cost has been derived from the kingdom of?
    • A. 

      Cholas

    • B. 

      Cheras

    • C. 

      Pandayas

    • D. 

      Pallavas

  • 10. 
    _______ wrote Priyadarshika?
    • A. 

      Agattiyar

    • B. 

      Harshavardhana

    • C. 

      Andal

    • D. 

      Badarayana