UPSC/SSC G.K. History Quiz 20

1. Which historical monument in Delhi is a synthesis of Persian and Indian styles of architectures ?
(a) Qutub Minar
(b) Lodi’s Tomb
(c) Humayun’s Tomb
(d) Red Fort

2. Which one of the following was NOT a French settlement in India ?
(a) Pondicherry
(b) Mahe
(c) Goa
(d) Chandranagar

3. ‘Mrichhakatika’ was written by-
(a) Vikramaditya
(b) Sudraka
(c) Kalhana
(d) Banabhatta

4. Who among the following was defeated by Babur in the first Battle of Panipat ?
(a) Bahlol Lodi
(b) Daulat Khan Lodi
(c) Ibrahim Lodi
(d) Sikandar Lodi

5. Which one of the following was the official language of Gupta period ?
(a) Pali
(b) Magadhi
(c) Prakrit
(d) Sanskrit

6. The local name Mohenjodaro is-
(a) Mound of the Living
(b) Mound of the Great
(c) Mound of the Dead
(d) Mound of the Survivior

7. The Indus Valley Civilization specialised in-
(a) town planning
(b) architecture
(c) craftsmanship
(d) All of these

8. Jaziya was reimposed during the reign of-
(a) Akbar
(b) Aurangzeb
(c) Jahangir
(d) Humayun


9. Out of the following remains excavated in Indus Valley,which one indicates the commercial and economic development ?
(a) Pottery
(b) Seals
(c) Boats
(d) Houses


10.When was the ‘Panchtantra’ written ?
(a) Maurya period
(b) Kanishka period
(c) Gupta period
(d) harsha period

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

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