UPSC/SSC G.K. History Quiz 17

1. Which one of the following is NOT a feature of North Indian temple architecture ?
(a) Shikhara
(b) Garbha Griha
(c) Gopuram
(d) Pradakshina-path


2. Where has the world’s largest monolithic statue of Budhha been installed ?
(a) Bamiyan
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Kandy
(d) Lhasa

3. The people of the Indus Valley Civilization usually built their houses of&
(a) puccs bricks
(b) stone
(c) wood
(d) all of these

4. Which of the following Sultans had greatest number of slaves in his court ?
(a) Balban
(b) Alauddin Khalji
(c) Mohammad-bin-tughlaq
(d) Firoz Tughlaq


5. Which river has no mention in Rigaveda ?
(a) Sindhu
(b) Saraswati
(c) Yamuna
(d) Periyar

6. Vikramshila Mahavihara was estabilished by the ruler of-
(a) pushyabhuti Dynasty
(b) Barman Dynasty
(c) Sen Dynasty
(d) Pala Dynasty

7. Who of the following was a contemporary of Chingiz Khan ?
(a) Mahmud Ghazanvi
(b) Iitutmish
(c) Alaudddin Khalji
(d) Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq

8. Buddha lived approximately at the same time as-
(a) Confucius
(b) Moses
(c) Prophet Mohammad
(d) Hammurabi


9. Nivi, Paridhan and Adhivasa were the-
(a) Different typers of garments of the Aryans
(b) Government officials of the Aryan Kings
(c) Tribal people of Ancient Indians
(d) Musical instrument of Ancient Indians

10.Upanishad are books on-
(a) Religion
(b) Yoga
(c) law
(d) Philosophy

Answer- 1. (c) 2. (a) 3. (a) 4. (d) 5. (d) 6. (d) 7. (b) 8. (a) 9.(a) 10. (d)

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