Q1.Where did the game of Chess originated?
Q2.Which of the following is called The Bible of Tamil?
Q3.The subject matter of Ajanta paintings pertains to
Q4.Which Sultan of Delhi founded and built the Fort of Siri?
(c) Alauddin Khilji
(d) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
Q5.Who among the following was the first Bhakti saint to use Hindi for the propagation of his message?
Q6.The kingdom of Vijayanagar was founded by
(b) Krishnadeva Raya
(d) Harihar and Bukka
Q7.Who among the following Bahmani rulers built the famous “Gol Gumbaz” at Bijapur?
(a) Mahmud Gawan
(b) Ismail Adil Shah
(c) Muhammad Adil Shah
(d) Yusuf Adil Shah
Q8.Where is the famous Virupaksha temple located?
Q9.When Babur invaded India who was the ruler of Vijayanagar empire in south India?
(a) Devaraya I
(b) Devaraya II
(c) Krishnadev Raya
(d) Sadashiva Raya
Q10.Month scale in the Mansabdari system was introduced by
(d) None of these
11.Who was the author of Humayun-nama?
(b) Gulbadan Begam
(d) Ahmad Yadgar
Q12.The famous Kohinour diamond was produced from one of the mines in
Q13.Which one of the following European trading companies adopted the “Blue Water Policy” in India?
(a) Dutch company
(b) French company
(c) Portuguese company
(d) British East India company
Q14.Sharada Act fixed the minimum age of marriage of girls and boys respectively as
(a) 12 and 16
(b) 14 and 18
(c) 15 and 21
(d) 16 and 22
Q15.Who among the following was the founder of Calcutta?
(a) Charles Ayar
(b) Job Charnock
(c) Garold Angiyar
(d) William Novris