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HISTORY RAS Prel 2007

INDIAN HISTORY

1
The Sikh Kingdom of Punjab was annexed by the English East India Company in
1849

2
The Kol Uprising of 1831 started in
Chota Nagpur

3
Who led the Revolt of the Bareilly troops in 1857 ?
Bakht Khan

4
Who among the following leaders of the Revolt of 1857 declared himself to be the Governor of Bahadur Shah ?
Nana Sahib

5
The first Indian Factories' Act was passed in
1881

6
Which of the following was not a consequence of the British Land Revenue Policy in India ?
The ruin of artisan industries

7
The Archaeological Survey of India was set up during the Viceroyalty of
Lord Curzon

8
Who was known as 'The Grand Old Man of India' ?
Dadabhai Naoroji

9
The most important Pre-Congress Nationalist Organisation was
The Indian Association of Calcutta

10
Who among the following was a leader of Prarthana Samaj ?
R.G. Bhandarkar

11
All India Women's Conference was founded in
1927

12
Who among the following opposed the Age of Consent Bill of 1891 ?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak

13
The worst famine in India under the British rule occurred in
1876-78

14
The first mill was started in Bombay in the year
1853

15
Abhinava Bharat organised in 1904 was
a secret society of revolutionary activists

16
A newspaperAl Hilal was brought out in 1912 by
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

17
The cancellation of the partition of Bengal was announced in
1911

18
Who criticised Indians for having lost touch with the rest of the World ?
Vivekananda

19
All India Harijan Sangh was founded by
Mahatma Gandhi

20
Who among the following was not a leader of militant nationaism ?
Rajnarayan bose

21
Who among the following was the leader of Bihar Kisan Sabha ?
Sahajanand Saraswati

22
Who became the Vice-Presidnet of the Viceroy's Council in the Interim Govt. of 1946-47 ?
Jawahar Lal Nehru

23
Who among the following woman social reformers was called 'Pandita' ?
Ramabhai

24
Who was the leader of No Tax Campaign of the peasants organised in 1928 ?
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

25
The Second Civil Disobedience Movement was started by Mahatma Gandhi in
1931

26
An All India Strike by Postal and Telegraph Workers started in
1931 (11 july)

27
Samhita is
Collection of hymns

28
Which of the following statements is not true about Rigvedic Aryans ?
They did not know gambling

29
Early Vedic society was organized in
Janas

30
Who was the author of Astadhyayi ?
Panini

31
Which of the following metal was not used by the people of the Indus Civilization ?
Iron

32
Which of the following Harappan sites is located in Gujarat ?
Surkotada

33
The hallmark of Vedic religion and culture was
Yajna

34
Under whose patronage was the Sangam literature composed ?
Pandyas

35
What is the language of the Sangam literature ?
Tamil

36
Which of the following ideas is not associated with Buddhism ?
Pitru

37
The highest goal in Buddhism is
Nirvana

38
The Third Buddhist Council was convened at
Pataliputra

39
Who among the following scholars wrote 'History of Dharam Sastra' ?
P.V. kane

40
Who among the following argued that the Aryans came from Central Asia ?
Brandensein

41
According to tradition, how many Sangam were held ?
Three

42
Which of the following terms denotes a market centre ?
Nigama

43
Which of the following denotes a land revenue term ?
Bhaga

44
Which of the following officers according to Arthasastra was entrusted with the collection of revenue ?
Samahartta

45
Megasthenes divided Indian society into
Seven groups

46
The Mauryan King Bindusara faced the rebellion of the people of
Takshasila

47
Which sect was initially called Nirgrantha ?
Jaina

48
Which of the following is regarded as the early Jaina Text ?
?

49
Which of the following is a Harappan port ?
Lothal

50
The commnest term for peasatry in early medieval North India is
Kutumbin

51
By Mauryan times the main sea-port of the Ganges basin was
Tamralipti

52
Which of the following is not an Antyaja ?
Yavana

53
Buddhism was introduced into Tibet from
?

54
Which of the following statements is not true of Ashoka's Dhamma ?
Capital punishment was discontinued

55
Which of the following commodities was a major item of export trade in the Kusana period ?
Cotton textiles

56
Who among the following is described as a fabulously rich merchant in Buddhist Jatakas ?
Sarthavaha

57
Alberuni's account of India is
Kitab-ul-Hind

58
Wali under the Sultans of Delhi was
Provincial Governor

59
Amir Khusro describes the military campaigns of Jalal-ud-din Khalji in his work
Mifta-ul-Futuh

60
The most powerful Kings of Northern India in the 9th and 10th Centuries were
The Gurjara Pratiharas

61
Who declared that there were no slaves in India ?
Megasthenes

62
The view that the Rajputs were descendents of the Vedic Aryans is expressed by
CV Vaidhya

63
Which Sultan replaced the system of measurement of land by crop sharing in the Khalisa areas ?
Ghiya-ud-din Tughlaq

64
Who among the following Vijayanagara rulers bore the title of Gajabentakara ?
Deva Raya II

65
Which Vijayanagara ruler sent an embassy to China ?
Bukka I

66
The Sultan Ghari was built as the mausoleum of
Nasir-ud-din Mahmud

67
The first Madrasa at Delhi namely "Madrasea Muizz" was established by
Iltutmish

68
Officer in-charge of royal household under the Sultans of Delhi was designated
Wakil-i-dar

69
The Chishti Saint who founded a branch of Chishti Silsilah in Gulbarga was
Gesy Daraz

70
Who among the following was not a Nirguni Bhakti Saint ?
Shankardev

71
Bhramar Geet were composed by
Surdas

72
Select the correct chronology of dynasties that ruled Vijayanagara ?
Sangama, Saluva, Tuluva, Aravidu

73
The largest administrative division in Vijayanagara was
Rajyam

74
Pushit Marg was founded by
Vallabhacharya

75
Which of the following rulers of Bikaner was deposed by Jahangir ?
?

76
Who is the author of Safinat-ul-Aulia ?
Dara Shikoh

77
Who made the Madad-i-maash grants completely hereditary ?
Aurangzeb

78
The Ibadatkhana was closed in the year
1582

79
Who among the following Mughal Emperors made serious attempt to annex Trans-Oxiana ?
Shahjahan

80
Cultivation of tobacco was introduced in India during the reign of
Jahangir

81
In 1585 Akbar shifted his capital to
Lahore

82
Nasaq during the Mughal Period was
A system of land revenue assessment

83
Which of the following mosques is entirely made of marble ?
Moti Masjid in the Agra Fort

84
Who among the following is the first comprehensive historian of the Marathas ?
James Cunningham grant duff

85
Who among the following rulers patronized musician Lal Khan Gun Samudra ?
Shahjahan

86
Dastan-i-Amir-i-Hamza was illustrated during the reign of
Akbar

87
The English East India Company obtained the lease of Madras in
1639

88
Who among the following was imprisoned by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir ?
Shaikh Ahmad Sarhindi

89
In 1739 the Portuguese lost their possessions of Salsette and Bassein to
The Marathas

90
Lohgarh Fort was build by
Banda Bahadur

91
In 1585-86 the only Rajput who held the mansab of 5000 was
Raja Man Singh

92
Who introduced the Mughal land revenue system in the Deccan ?
Murshid Kuli Khan

93
Which one of the following according to Bernier was the owner of land in India ?
The King

94
Haidar Ali established his authority over the State of Mysore in
1761

95
In 1751 the Nawab of Bengal ceded Orissa to
The Marathas

96
Which Peshwa started a long campaign against the sidis of Janjira ?
Baji Rao I

97
Who was the founde of the Widow Remarriage Association in the 19th century ?
Vishnu Shastri Pandit

98
Shahu was granted the Chauth and Sardeshmukhi of the Deccan during the reign of
Farukh Siyar

99
Farrukh Siyar was deposed and killed by
The Sayyed Brothes

100
The founder of the autonomous kingdom of Avadh was
Saadat Khan Burhan-ul-Mulk

(note : these are only probable answer)

2 comments:

sachin said...

bikaner-dalpat singh

harsh said...

sir u dint rply m stil waiting fr ur rply.....

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