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Q1

Regarding the Gupta kings, consider the following statements:

1. Their kingship was hereditary and based on primogeniture.

2. In contrast to the Mauryans, they ruled over a large number of kings in their empire.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

With reference to the history of ancient India, which of the following correctly describes the term 'vishti'?

Q3

With reference to the history of ancient India, which of the following correctly describes the term 'vishti'?

Q4

In ancient India, which of the following region was called 'Samatata'?

Q5

With reference to the status of trade and commerce during the Gupta period, consider the following statements:

1. Long-distance trade through the sea routes flourished during this period.

2. Till the seventh century A.D., Silk was one of the most-priced products exported from India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q6

During the Gupta period, the castes proliferated into numerous sub-castes because

1. The assimilation of foreigners into Indian society.

2. The absorption of many tribal peoples into Brahmanical society by way of land grants.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q7

Consider the following pairs of books and their authors:

Author                                Book/Work

1. Patanjali:                     Ashtadhyayi

2. Amarasimha:               Amarakosa

3. Vishakhadatta:            Mudrarakshasa

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q8

Which one of the following groups of kingdoms was known as 'atavika rajyas' in ancient India?

Q9

Consider the following statements:

1. Fa-Hien was the first Chinese pilgrim who visited India.

2. Fa-Hien visited India during the reign of Vikramaditya of the Gupta dynasty.

3. Chandragupta I founded the Gupta dynasty.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q10

Which of the following two rulers of the Gupta dynasty were called Maharajas?

Q11

which of the following statements is/are correct about the Gupta Period?

1. The group of scholars known as ‘Navratnas’ lived during this period.

2. Both Nagara and Dravidian styles of art evolved during this period.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q12

With reference to the history of ancient India, the term 'Agraharas' was used to denote to

Q13

Consider the following statements:

1. Kumaramatyas and Ayuktas were the officials of Gupta kings through whom they maintained close contact with the provincial administration.

2. Provinces in the Gupta Empire were known as Bhuktis and provincial governors as Vishyapatis.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q14

With reference to the period between A.D 300 to A.D 750, consider the following statements regarding the “Kalabhras”.

  1. They held Buddhist persuasions as they patronized Buddhist monasteries.
  2. They helped the Pandya, Chola and Chera capture the new kingdoms.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q15

With reference to the period of Gupta, consider the following statements.

  1. Bhagvatism centred around the worship of Vishnu developed during Bhagavatism.
  2. During the Gupta age, the position of Shudras improved.
  3. The Gupta period, the number of untouchables increased.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q16

With reference to the period of Harsha, consider the following statements.

 

  1. Harsha followed a tolerant religious policy.
  2. Harsha is known as the last great Hindu emperor of India.
  3. Harsha convened a great assembly at Kannauj and widely publicized the doctrines of Mahayana.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q17

Consider the following pairs:

    Types of  Village                                        Residents

  1. Urs                                                          Peasants
  2. Sabha                                                     Traders        
  3. Nagaram                                               Brahamans

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q18

With reference to the life during the Gupta age, consider the following statements regarding the “Puranas”

  1. It consists of myths, legends, Sermons
  2. Edification of the common people

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q19

With respect to the pallava architecture, what is/are the  main feature/features of the Pallava kingdom:

  1. Shikara
  2. Chaitya
  3. Stupa

 Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q20

With reference to the Indian history, consider the following statement regarding the “civilization”

  1. It has a System of collecting taxes.
  2. It has art of writing.
  3. It has a system of monarch.
  4. It possesses Social classes.

  Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q1.

Regarding the Gupta kings, consider the following statements:

1. Their kingship was hereditary and based on primogeniture.

2. In contrast to the Mauryans, they ruled over a large number of kings in their empire.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q2.

With reference to the history of ancient India, which of the following correctly describes the term 'vishti'?

a) A system of lending and borrowing money. .
b) A system of maintaining land records.
c) A tradition of ordering villagers to serve the royal army and officials against their will.
d) A customary system of dispute resolution
Q3.

With reference to the history of ancient India, which of the following correctly describes the term 'vishti'?

a) A system of lending and borrowing money. .
b) A system of maintaining land records.
c) A tradition of ordering villagers to serve the royal army and officials against their will.
d) A customary system of dispute resolution
Q4.

In ancient India, which of the following region was called 'Samatata'?

a) The plains of Assam
b) The deltaic portion of West Bengal
c) The Great Rann of Kutch
d) The Deccan Plateau
Q5.

With reference to the status of trade and commerce during the Gupta period, consider the following statements:

1. Long-distance trade through the sea routes flourished during this period.

2. Till the seventh century A.D., Silk was one of the most-priced products exported from India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q6.

During the Gupta period, the castes proliferated into numerous sub-castes because

1. The assimilation of foreigners into Indian society.

2. The absorption of many tribal peoples into Brahmanical society by way of land grants.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q7.

Consider the following pairs of books and their authors:

Author                                Book/Work

1. Patanjali:                     Ashtadhyayi

2. Amarasimha:               Amarakosa

3. Vishakhadatta:            Mudrarakshasa

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q8.

Which one of the following groups of kingdoms was known as 'atavika rajyas' in ancient India?

a) Kingdoms located in the Tarai regions.
b) Megalith people lived in the peninsula India.
c) Kingdoms located in the far-east including the kingdom of Kamrupa.
d) Forest kingdoms situated in the Vindhya region.
Q9.

Consider the following statements:

1. Fa-Hien was the first Chinese pilgrim who visited India.

2. Fa-Hien visited India during the reign of Vikramaditya of the Gupta dynasty.

3. Chandragupta I founded the Gupta dynasty.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q10.

Which of the following two rulers of the Gupta dynasty were called Maharajas?

a) Ghatotkacha and Sri Gupta
b) Chandragupta I and Samudragupta
c) Chandragupta I and Chandragupta II
d) Samudragupta and Chandragupta II
Q11.

which of the following statements is/are correct about the Gupta Period?

1. The group of scholars known as ‘Navratnas’ lived during this period.

2. Both Nagara and Dravidian styles of art evolved during this period.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q12.

With reference to the history of ancient India, the term 'Agraharas' was used to denote to

a) Dharmashastras
b) Learned brahmans
c) Feudal Landlord
d) Tax-free land
Q13.

Consider the following statements:

1. Kumaramatyas and Ayuktas were the officials of Gupta kings through whom they maintained close contact with the provincial administration.

2. Provinces in the Gupta Empire were known as Bhuktis and provincial governors as Vishyapatis.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q14.

With reference to the period between A.D 300 to A.D 750, consider the following statements regarding the “Kalabhras”.

  1. They held Buddhist persuasions as they patronized Buddhist monasteries.
  2. They helped the Pandya, Chola and Chera capture the new kingdoms.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q15.

With reference to the period of Gupta, consider the following statements.

  1. Bhagvatism centred around the worship of Vishnu developed during Bhagavatism.
  2. During the Gupta age, the position of Shudras improved.
  3. The Gupta period, the number of untouchables increased.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) 2 and 3 only.
Q16.

With reference to the period of Harsha, consider the following statements.

 

  1. Harsha followed a tolerant religious policy.
  2. Harsha is known as the last great Hindu emperor of India.
  3. Harsha convened a great assembly at Kannauj and widely publicized the doctrines of Mahayana.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 1 and 2only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 3 only
Q17.

Consider the following pairs:

    Types of  Village                                        Residents

  1. Urs                                                          Peasants
  2. Sabha                                                     Traders        
  3. Nagaram                                               Brahamans

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) None of the above
Q18.

With reference to the life during the Gupta age, consider the following statements regarding the “Puranas”

  1. It consists of myths, legends, Sermons
  2. Edification of the common people

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q19.

With respect to the pallava architecture, what is/are the  main feature/features of the Pallava kingdom:

  1. Shikara
  2. Chaitya
  3. Stupa

 Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 1 only
d) None of the above
Q20.

With reference to the Indian history, consider the following statement regarding the “civilization”

  1. It has a System of collecting taxes.
  2. It has art of writing.
  3. It has a system of monarch.
  4. It possesses Social classes.

  Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1,2,3 and 4.
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2only
d) 1, 2 and 4