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1.    The Bhakti Movement was first organized by  
A.  Nanak
B.  Kabir
C.  Ramanuja
D.  Ramananda
Answer : C

2.    An example of Chola architecture cab be seen at 
A.  Kanchipuram
B.  Mahabalipuram
C.  Tanjore
D.  Ellora
Answer: C

3.    Panchantra was written by  
A.  Kaladisa
B.  Vishnu Sharma
C.  Tulsidas
D.  Banabhatta
Answer: B

4.    Decimal system was introduced by  
A. Aryabhatta
B. Brahmagupta
C. Bhaskara
D. None of these
Answer: C

5.    Who is known as the “Napoleon of India”?  
A.  Samudragupta
B.  Akbar
C.  Chandragupta
D.  Ashoka
Answer: A

6.    Who was the founder of the Gupta dynasty? 
 A.  Chandragupta I
B.  Chandragupta II
C.  Samudragupta
D.  Skandgupta
Answer: A

7.    The stone Age people had the first domestic 
 A.  Asses
B.  Dogs
C.  Horses
D.  Sheep
Answer: D

8.    The Government invention of man in Palaeolithic Age was  
A. potter’s Wheel
B. Fire
C. metal implements
D. spinning of cloth
Answer: B

9.    Which was the first metal used by man?  
A.  Copper
B.  Silver
C.  Bronze
D.  Brass
Answer: A

10. Which one of the following Harappan sites had a dock?  
A.  Harappa
B.  Mohenjodaro
C.  Lothal
D.  Alamgirpur
Answer: C

11. The extreme form of Ahimsa or non violence is practiced in  

A.  Jainism
B.  Hinduism
C.  Buddhism
D.  Sikhism
Answer: C

12. The Aryans came to India from  
A.  South East Asia
B.  Eastern Europe
C.  Central Asia
D.  None of the above
Answer: C

13. Alexander died at  
A. Patala
B. Taxila
C. Babylon
D. Gedrosia
Answer: C

14. The Gandhi Mandapam where Gandhiji’s ashes were placed before immersion is in 
 A.  Kanyakumari
B.  Gandhinagar
C.  Ahmedabad
D.  Ganga
Answer: A

15. Who introduced the system of Local boards or Local Bodies in India?  
A.  Lord Lytton
B.  Lord Ripon
C.  Lord Curzon
D.  Lord Mayo
Answer: B

16. Who introduced the system of Local boards or Local Bodies in India?  
A.  Lord Lytton
B.  Lord Ripon
C.  Lord Curzon
D.  Lord Mayo
Answer: B

17. Which of the following Harappan sites had a dock?  
A.  Lothal
B.  Harappa
C.  Alamgirpur
D.  Mohenjodaro
Answer: A

18. The Indus Valley Civilization belongs to the  
A.  Palaeolithic Age
B.  Mesolithic Age
C.  Neolithic Age
D.  Chalcolithic Age
Answer: C

19. The family of the Rig Vedic Aryans was  
A.  Matriarchal
B.  Matrilineal
C.  Patrilineal
D.  Patriarchal
Answer: D

20. The fourth Buddhist Council was held at  
A.  Rajagriha
B.  Vaishali
C.  Kundalavana
D.  Patliputra
Answer: C

21. The first Buddhist Council was held in the reign of  
A.  Ajatashatru
B.  Ashoka
C.  Kanishka
D.  Bimbisara
Answer: A

22. Lord Buddha was born in  
A.  Vaishali
B.  Pataliputra
C.  Lumbini
D.  Bodh Gaya
Answer: C

23. The largest grant of villages to temples and brahmana was given by the ruling dynasty known as  
A.  The Palas
B.  The Guptas
C.  Pratiharas
D.  Rashtrakutas
Answer: B

24. Adigranth is the religious book of  
A.  Parsis
B.  Sikhs
C.  Hindus
D.  Buddhists
Answer: B

25. The first President of the Republic of India was  
A.  V.V. Giri
B.  Dr. Radhakrishnan
C.  Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D.  Zakir Hussain
Answer: C

26. The French Revolution took place in the year  
A.  1647
B.  1729
C.  1775
D.  1789
Answer: D

27. Which metal was first used by the Indus people?  
A.  Gold
B.  Silver
C.  Tin
D.  Carlinean
Answer: B

28. Which of the following regions did not form the part of Ashoka’s empire? 
 A.  Taxila
B.  Kanauj
C.  Kashmir
D.  Madras
Answer: D

29. The founder of the first Afghan rule in India was  
A.  Sikandar Lodi
B.  Sher Shan Suri
C.  Bahlul Lodi
D.  Ibrahim Lodi
Answer: D

30. The Indus Valley houses were built of
A. Bamboos
B. Wood
C. Bricks
D. Stone
Answer: C


  1. question 11 answer is option A and not option C

    1. no its ans c only

    2. exactly.. jainism would be the correct answer.

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  3. Q No.6 , all options are wrong, founder of Gupta Dynasty is Sri Gupta

  4. Yes the founder was sri Gupta.. Chandragupta was first ruler not founder..

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