Q1.The Asiatic Society was founded by:
(a) Sir William Jones,
(b) Sir John Marshall,
(c) RD Banerjee,
(d) Sir William Bentinck
Q2.The mian defect of the Lucknow pact was that it was :
(a) a pact between powerless leaders,
(b) a marriage of convenience without a priest,
(c) Based on the wrong notion that Hindus and Muslims formed separate communities,
(d) an agreement based purely on the bond of common hatred of foreign rule
Q3.The ‘Three Jewels’ (Triratnas ) of Jainism are
a) right faith or intentions, right knowledge and right conduct
b) right action, right livelihood and right effort
c) right thoughts, non-violence and non-attachment
d) right speech, right thinking and right behaviour
Q4.The Buddhist Doctrines were written in which language?
d) Not written in any language but orally transmitted
Q5.Which king of the Gupta Dynasty was called the Napolean of India?
(b) Chandragupra Vikramaditya,
(d) Chandragupra I
Q6.Which one of the following was the official language of Gupta period?
Q7.Who was the founder of the Gupta dynasty?
(a) Chandragupta I
Q8. Who wrote Abhijana Shakuntalam?
Q9.The Swaraj Party was organised by
(a) Lala Lajapat Rai and Feroze Shah Mehta
(b) Sarojini Naidu and Annie Besant
(c) CR Das and Motilal Nehru
(d) C Rajagopalachari and CY Chintamani
Q10.The Revolt of 1857 in Awadh and Lucknow was led by
(a) Wajid Ali Shah
(b) Begum Hazrat Mahal
(d) Begum Zeenat Mahal
Q11.Which Sultanate ruler assumed the title Zille-Ilahi (Shadow of God) ?
(c)Firoz Shah Tughlaq
Q12.The first Portuguese governor of India was—
(a)Alfonso d Albuquerque
(b)Francisco de Almeida
(c)Nino da Cunha
(d)Martin Alfonso de Souza
Q13.Who of the following was a contemporary of Chingiz Khan ?
(a) Mahmud Ghazanvi
Q14.The medieval ruler who was the first to establish a ministry of agriculture (Diwan – i – Kohi) was
(b)Mohammad -bin – Tughlaq
Q15.Alauddin Khalji captured the Delhi throne after securing fabulous wealth from—