UPSC/SSC G.K. History Quiz 9

1. Itimad-id-Daula’s tomb at Agra was built by-
(a) Akbar
(b) jahangir
(c) Noorjahan
(d) Shahjahan
1. (c)

2. Samudragupta has been given the title of ‘Indian Napolean’ by the historian-
(a) Romila Thapar
(b) V.A. Smith
(c) R.C. Mazumdar
(d) R.S. Sharma
2. (b)

3. The word Gotra occurs for the first time in-
(a) Rigaveda
(b) Samaveda
(c) Yajurveda
(d) Atharvaveda

4. Who among the following wrote Sanskrit Grammar ?
(a) Kalidasa
(b) Charaka
(c) Panini
(d0 Aryabhatt
4. (c)

5. The silver coins of the Gupta period were known as-
(a) Dinar
(b) Rupyaka
(c) Satamana
(d) Karsharpana
5. (b)

6. The bahamanis of the Deccan rose to prominence in which of the following centuries ?
(a) 13th Century
(b) 14th Century
(c) 15th Century
(d) 16th Century
6. (b)

7. Which of the following Mughal painters according to Abul Fazl was excellent in drawing of features ?
(a) Abdus Samad
(b) Behjad
(c) Mir Saiyad Ali
(d) Basawan
7. (d)

8. Which of the British Officials defeated Portuguese at Sowlley ?
(a) William hawkins
(b) Thomas Best
(c) Thomas Roe
(d) Josiah child
8. (b)

9. Who founded Pataliputra ?
(a) Udayin
(b) Ashoka
(c) Bimbisar
(d) Mahapadmananda

10.By whom the first republic of the world waqs established in Vaishali ?
(a) Maurya
(b) Nand
(c) Gupta
(d) Lichhavi
10. (d)



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