UPSC/SSC G.K. History Quiz 6

1. Who was the first European to designate Aryan as a race ?
(a) William Jones
(b) H.H. Wilson
(c) Max Muller
(d) General Cunningham
1. (c)

2. The great law giver of ancient times was-
(a) Manu
(b) Vatsyayana
(c) Ashoka
(d) Aryabhatta
2. (a)

3. The Vikramshila Mahavihara, a great centre fo education, was funded by-
(a) Baladitya
(b) Harsha
(c) Gopala
(d) Dharmapala
3. (d)

4. Who deciphered the Brahmi inscription of Ashoka first time ?
(a) James Princep
(b) H.D. Sankaliya
(c) S.R. Goyal
(d) V.N. Mishra
4. (a)

5. Who sent Hieun-Tsang as an envoy to Harsha’s court ?
(a) Tai Tsung
(b) Tung-Kuan
(c) Ku Yen-Wu
(d) None of these
5. (a)

6. The seven pagodas of Mohabalipuram are a witness to the art patronised by the-
(a) Pallavas
(b) pandyas
(c) Cholas
(d) Cheras
6. (a)

7. Taraf in the Bahmani Kingdom signfied-
(a) Province
(b) Lord grant
(c) Transit Tax
(d) Gold Coin
7. (a)

8. Kabir was the disciple of-
(a) Nank
(b) Ramanuj
(c) Shankaracharya
(d) Ramananda
8. (d)

9. Which one is NOT situated at Fatehpur Sikri ?
(a) The Panch Mahal
(b) Moti Masjid
(c) Tomb of Salim Chisti
(d) The Mariam Palace
9. (b)

10. Bahadur Shah was-
(a) last ruler of the Lodis
(b) last Mughal Ruler
(c) successor of Shershah
(d) successor of the Maratha ruler Shivaji
10. (b)




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