UPSC/SSC G.K. History Quiz 1

1. The Harappan Civilization was discovered in the year:
(a) 1901 (b) 1921 (c) 1935 (d) 1942
1. (b)

2. What is the name of Megasthenes’s bool ?
(a) Arthashastra
(b) Rigveda
(c) Purana
(d) Indica
2. (d)

3. Carbon-dating is used to determine the age of-
(a) Fossils
(b) Plants
(C) Rocks
(d) None of these
3. (a)

4. Bikramsila Mahavihara was established by the ruler of-
(a) Pushyabhuti Dynasty
(b) Barman Dynasty
(c) Sen Dyanasty
(d) Pal Dynasty
4. (d)

5. In the Sultanate period, the highest rural authority for land revenue was-
(a) Chowdhary
(b) Rawat
(c) Malik
(d) Patwari
5. (a)

6. Amir khusrau was a famous court poet of-
(a) Akbar
(b) Adauddin Khilji
(c) Mahmud Ghazanvi
(d) None of these
6. (b)

7. The Delhi Sultan who wrote his memoir was-
(a) IItutmish
(b) Balban
(c) Alauddin Khalji
(d) Firoz tughlaq
7. (d)

8. When Babur invaded India who was the ruler of Vijayanagara empire in south India ?
(a) Saluva narasimha
(b) Devaraya II
(c) Krishmadeva Raya
(d) Sadashiva Raya
8. (c)
9. Who founded the four mathas (i.e., monasetries) in the four corners of India ?
(a) Shankaracharya
(b) Ramanujacharya
(c) Bhaskaracharya
(d) madhvacharya
9. (a)

10. Who among the following was the first Bhakti saint to use Hindi for the propagation of his message ?
(a) Dadu
(b) kabir
(c) ramananda
(d) Tulsidas
10. (c)

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