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Q1

With reference to the Chola period, the term 'peruvazhis' was associated with

Q2

Due to which of the following reasons, the reign of Pulakesin II of Chalukyas was important?

1. He defeated Harshavardhana.

2. The Chinese traveler Hiuen Tsang visited his kingdom.

3. The Aihole inscription issued during his tenure.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q3

Consider the following statements:

1. The Chalukya administration was highly centralized unlike that of the Pallavas and the Cholas.

2. Both the Cholas and Chalukya were great maritime powers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

Consider the following statements about the Rashtrakutas:

1. They were of Tamil origin.

2. Dantidurga was the founder of the Rashtrakuta dynasty.

3. Amoghavarsha I of the Rashtrakuta dynasty built the Krishneswara temple at Rameswaram.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

With reference to the administrative system of the Rashtrakutas, consider the following statements:

1. The Rashtrakuta Empire was divided into mandalams.

2. The districts were governed by vishayapatis.

3. Each Bhogapatis took care of the administration a group of villages and they were directly appointed by the central government.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q6

Which of the following is/are were the main reasons for the success of Muhammad in the second war of Tarain?

1. The religious zeal and greed for wealth motivated Muslim invaders.

2. The duty of fighting was confined to a particular class among the Hindus.

3. The methods of warfare used by Hindu states were inferior to those of Muslims.

4. There was no unity among Hindu states.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q7

Consider the following pairs:

Work/Book              Author

1. Kavirajamarga:     Amogavarsha

2. Santipurana:        Pampa

3. Adipurana:           Gunabhadra

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

Q8

With reference to the revenue system of the Cholas, consider the following statements:

1. The assessment of revenue was based on surveys.

2. Residential lands were called 'ur nattam' and a residential tax was imposed on it.

3. They did not impose professional taxes.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q9

Consider the following statements:

1. The Cholas controlled both the Malabar and Coromandal coasts.

2. The Cholas extended their sway in Sri Lanka and the Malay Peninsula.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q10

The 'kudavolai system' during the Chola period was mainly associated with

Q11

With reference to the socio-economic life of people under the Cholas, consider the following statements:

1. There was no mention of the practice of 'Sati' during this period.

2. The devadasi system or dancing girls attached to temples emerged during this period.

3. Kanchi was a famous centre for the art of silk-weaving. 

4. The caste system was widely prevalent during the Chola period.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q12

Consider the following statements:

1. The vesara style in the building of structural temples reached its culmination under the Chalukyas.

2. The structural temples of the Chalukyas exist at Aihole, Badami and Pattadakal.

3. The Chalukyas did not patronize Cave temple architecture.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q13

 Consider the following pairs

  1. Diwan-i-Risalat              A. Military Department

  2. Diwan-i-Insha                 B. Department dealing on religious matters            

  3. Diwan-i-Arz                   C. Department deals with state Correspondence

Select the correct using the option given below

Q14

With reference to the Iqta System during the Sultanate Period,  Consider the following statement

  1. Under the Iqta System, the land of the empire was divided into several large and small tracts called Iqta.

  2. Iqta System of land revenue administered by the Muqtis or Walis.

  3. Muqtis also maintain law and order situation in these tracts.

Which of the given above statement is/are correct?

Q15

During the reign of Allaudin Khilji, the Branding System or the Dagh system was introduced refers to

Q16

The Iqta and Khalisa System enabled to maintain large army standing during the stint of the Turkish Empire refers to 

Q17

Identify the person from the description given below: 

  1. He destroyed the dominance of Ulemas in the State.

  2. He was a mighty warrior and a successful general.

  3. He was supposed to be the first Sultan to attack the Southern kingdoms.

  4. The famous poet Amir Khusro was in his court. 

Select the correct answer using the option given below

Q18

Consider the following pair 

  1. Fakhruddin – Qutub-ud-din Aibek

  2. Hasan-un-Nizami – Iltutmish

  3. Changez Khan- Jala-ud-din

  4. Battle of Terrain – Yalduz

Which of the following pair is not correctly matched?

Q19

Assertion (A): Iltutmish introduced reforms in civil administration and army which were now centrally paid.

Reason (R): Iltutmish was the first Sultan to recognise the economic importance of Gangetic basin

Codes:

Q20

With reference to the Battle of Tarain, consider the following statement

Assertion(A): First Battle of Tarain fought in 1191 between Mahmud of Ghazni and Prithviraj.

Reason(R): The conflict started with the rival claims for Tabarhind.

Q21

Which of the following is the feature of the Nagara Style of Architecture, 

  1. Curved spiral roof over the Garbhagriha.

  2. Temples surrounded by boundary walls.

  3. Absence of assembly halls in front of principle shrine.

  4. The main room was generally in square shape.

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q22

Who among the following Sultan of Delhi Sultanate adopted a policy of blood and iron?

Q1.

With reference to the Chola period, the term 'peruvazhis' was associated with

a) Road Transportation
b) Religious life
c) Taxation
d) Agricultural life
Q2.

Due to which of the following reasons, the reign of Pulakesin II of Chalukyas was important?

1. He defeated Harshavardhana.

2. The Chinese traveler Hiuen Tsang visited his kingdom.

3. The Aihole inscription issued during his tenure.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q3.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Chalukya administration was highly centralized unlike that of the Pallavas and the Cholas.

2. Both the Cholas and Chalukya were great maritime powers.

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
Q4.

Consider the following statements about the Rashtrakutas:

1. They were of Tamil origin.

2. Dantidurga was the founder of the Rashtrakuta dynasty.

3. Amoghavarsha I of the Rashtrakuta dynasty built the Krishneswara temple at Rameswaram.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 3 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q5.

With reference to the administrative system of the Rashtrakutas, consider the following statements:

1. The Rashtrakuta Empire was divided into mandalams.

2. The districts were governed by vishayapatis.

3. Each Bhogapatis took care of the administration a group of villages and they were directly appointed by the central government.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q6.

Which of the following is/are were the main reasons for the success of Muhammad in the second war of Tarain?

1. The religious zeal and greed for wealth motivated Muslim invaders.

2. The duty of fighting was confined to a particular class among the Hindus.

3. The methods of warfare used by Hindu states were inferior to those of Muslims.

4. There was no unity among Hindu states.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 and 4 only
b) 2 and 4 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q7.

Consider the following pairs:

Work/Book              Author

1. Kavirajamarga:     Amogavarsha

2. Santipurana:        Pampa

3. Adipurana:           Gunabhadra

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

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

With reference to the revenue system of the Cholas, consider the following statements:

1. The assessment of revenue was based on surveys.

2. Residential lands were called 'ur nattam' and a residential tax was imposed on it.

3. They did not impose professional taxes.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2 only
b) 1 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 2 only
Q9.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Cholas controlled both the Malabar and Coromandal coasts.

2. The Cholas extended their sway in Sri Lanka and the Malay Peninsula.

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
Q10.

The 'kudavolai system' during the Chola period was mainly associated with

a) Naval expedition
b) Religious life
c) Trade and commerce
d) Village administration
Q11.

With reference to the socio-economic life of people under the Cholas, consider the following statements:

1. There was no mention of the practice of 'Sati' during this period.

2. The devadasi system or dancing girls attached to temples emerged during this period.

3. Kanchi was a famous centre for the art of silk-weaving. 

4. The caste system was widely prevalent during the Chola period.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2, 3 and 4 only
b) 4 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q12.

Consider the following statements:

1. The vesara style in the building of structural temples reached its culmination under the Chalukyas.

2. The structural temples of the Chalukyas exist at Aihole, Badami and Pattadakal.

3. The Chalukyas did not patronize Cave temple architecture.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2 only
b) 1, 2 and 3
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q13.

 Consider the following pairs

  1. Diwan-i-Risalat              A. Military Department

  2. Diwan-i-Insha                 B. Department dealing on religious matters            

  3. Diwan-i-Arz                   C. Department deals with state Correspondence

Select the correct using the option given below

a) 1-B, 2-A, 3-C
b) 1-A, 2-C, 3-B
c) 1-B, 2-C, 3-A
d) 1-C, 2-A, 3-B
Q14.

With reference to the Iqta System during the Sultanate Period,  Consider the following statement

  1. Under the Iqta System, the land of the empire was divided into several large and small tracts called Iqta.

  2. Iqta System of land revenue administered by the Muqtis or Walis.

  3. Muqtis also maintain law and order situation in these tracts.

Which of the given above statement is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) All of the above
Q15.

During the reign of Allaudin Khilji, the Branding System or the Dagh system was introduced refers to

a) To mark the divisions of land
b) To marks the swords of each soldier
c) To mark the horses of each horserider
d) To mark the territorial boundaries of the Mughal empire
Q16.

The Iqta and Khalisa System enabled to maintain large army standing during the stint of the Turkish Empire refers to 

a) Military administration system
b) Foreign diplomatic system
c) System dealt with Islamic law
d) Land Revenue System
Q17.

Identify the person from the description given below: 

  1. He destroyed the dominance of Ulemas in the State.

  2. He was a mighty warrior and a successful general.

  3. He was supposed to be the first Sultan to attack the Southern kingdoms.

  4. The famous poet Amir Khusro was in his court. 

Select the correct answer using the option given below

a) Altamash
b) Muhamad Tughlaq
c) Alauddin Khilji
d) Qutubuddin Aibak
Q18.

Consider the following pair 

  1. Fakhruddin – Qutub-ud-din Aibek

  2. Hasan-un-Nizami – Iltutmish

  3. Changez Khan- Jala-ud-din

  4. Battle of Terrain – Yalduz

Which of the following pair is not correctly matched?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 4 only
Q19.

Assertion (A): Iltutmish introduced reforms in civil administration and army which were now centrally paid.

Reason (R): Iltutmish was the first Sultan to recognise the economic importance of Gangetic basin

Codes:

a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
c) A is true but R is false
d) Both A & R is true
Q20.

With reference to the Battle of Tarain, consider the following statement

Assertion(A): First Battle of Tarain fought in 1191 between Mahmud of Ghazni and Prithviraj.

Reason(R): The conflict started with the rival claims for Tabarhind.

a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
c) A is true but R is false
d) R is true but A is false
Q21.

Which of the following is the feature of the Nagara Style of Architecture, 

  1. Curved spiral roof over the Garbhagriha.

  2. Temples surrounded by boundary walls.

  3. Absence of assembly halls in front of principle shrine.

  4. The main room was generally in square shape.

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2, 3 and 4
c) 1, 3 and 4
d) 1, 2 and 4
Q22.

Who among the following Sultan of Delhi Sultanate adopted a policy of blood and iron?

a) Iltutmish
b) Nasir-ud-din Mahmud
c) Balban
d) Kaiqubad