Q1. The famous dialogue between Nachiketa and Yama is mentioned in the:
Q2. Which one of the following edicts mentions the personal name of Ashoka?
(c) Special Kalinga Edict
Q3. Which one of the following Indus Valley Civilization sites gives evidence of a dockyard?
Q4. Which of the following Indus Valley Civilization sites provides the evidence of fire-altars?
Q5. Which dynasty ruled over Magadha after Nanda dynasty?
Q6. Who was the founder of Kanva dynasty?
Q7. Who was the founder of Satavahana dynasty?
Q8. Who of the following kings is depicted as playing on a flute on his coins?
Q9. Who has complimented Samudragupta as the ‘Indian Napoleon’ ?
(a) Radhakumud Mukherji
(b) V.A. Smith
(c) R.N. Dandekar
(d) R.C. Majumdar
Q10.Which one of the following factories in Bengal was established by Portuguese?
(a) Kasim Bazar
Q11.The British East India Company was formed during the reign of
(a) Henry VIII
(b) James I
(c) Charles I
(d) Elizabeth I
Q12.What was the name of the first ship of East India Company of England which reached here on August 24, 1600 AD?
Q13.Which one of the following was the first fort constructed by the British in India?
(a) Fort St. Angelo
(b) Fort St. George
(c) Fort St. David
(d) Fort William
Q14.When did the British Government start ruling India directly?
(a) After Sepoy Mutiny
(b) After the Battle of Panipat
(c) After the War of Mysore
(d) After the Battle of Plassey
Q15.Who among the following introduced Cashewnut, Pineapple and Tobacco in India?