UPSC/SSC G.K. History Quiz 19

1. In medieval India, what did the term Jital refer to ?
(a) Weight
(b) Diet
(c) Coin
(d9 Game

2. Aurangzeb defeated Jaswant Singh, the ruler of Jodhpur in the war of Dharmat of 168 A.D. In which state Dharmat is situated ?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Gujarat
(d) Uttar Pradesh

3. Who was the founder of the Gupta dynasty ?
(a) Chandragupta I
(b) Srigupta
(c) Samudragupta
(d) Skandgupta

4. The Indus Vally Civilization was Non-Aryan because-
(a) it was urban
(b) it has a pictographic script
(c) it had an agricultural economy
(d) it extended up to the Narmada Valley

5. The religious literature of the Jains at the early stage was written in-
(a) Ardhamagadhi
(b) Pali
(c) Sanskrit
(d) None of these

6. Where was the capital of Sasanka ?
(a) Samatata
(b) Tamralipta
(c) Karna Suvarna
(d) Lakhnawati

7. Who was known as Tuti-e-Hindustan (the Parrot of India) ?
(a) Amir Khusrau
(b) Roy Vanmal
(c) Malik Mohammad Jayasi
(d) Purandar Khan

8. A renowned Jain scholar who was greatly honoured by Akbar was-
(a) Hemchandra
(b) Harivijaya
(c) Vastupala
(d) Bhadrabahu

9. Who started the Saka Era and when ?
(a) Kadphises in 58 BC
(b) Vikramaditya in 58 BC
(c) Rudradaman I in 78 AD
(d) Kanishka in 78 AD

10. Which one of the following was not known to the Hrappans ?
(a) Construction of Wells
(b) Construction of Pillars
(c) Construction of Drains
(d) Construction of Arches

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



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