Q. Who among the following was the President of Indian National Congress when India got independence?
1) J. B. Kriplani
2) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
3) Mahatma Gandhi
4) Jawahar Lal Nehru
Q. Consider the following Bhakti Saints -
1. Dadu Dayal
2. Guru Nanak
Who among the above was/ were preaching when the Lodi dynasty fell and Babur took over?
1) 1 and 3
2) Only 2
3) 2 and 3
4) Only 1
Q. Which of the following Kingdoms were associated with the life of the Buddha?
Select the correct answer using the code given below -
1) 1, 2 and 3
2) 2 and 4
3) Only 3 and 4
4) 1, 3 and 4
Q. What was the main reason for the split in the Indian National Congress at Surat in 1907?
1) Introduction of communalism into Indian politics by Lord Minto
2) Extremists' lack of faith in the capacity of the moderates to negotiate with the British Government
3) Foundation of Muslim League
4) Aurobindo Ghosh's inability to be elected as the President of the Indian National Congress
Q. Regarding the taxation system of Krishna Deva, the ruler of Vijayanagar, consider the following statements -
1. The tax rate on land was fixed depending on the quality of the land.
2. Private owners of workshops paid an industries tax.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1) Only 1
2) Only 2
3) Both 1 and 2
4) Neither 1 nor 2
Q. Who among the following had first deciphered the edicts of Emperor Ashoka?
1) Georg Buhler
2) James Prinsep
3) Max Muller
4) William Jones
Q. The Ghadr (Ghadar) was a -
1) revolutionary association of Indians with headquarters at San Francisco.
2) nationalist organization operating from Singapore.
3) militant organisation with headquarters at Berlin
4) Communist movement for India's freedom with headquarters at Tashkent
Q. With reference to the economic history of medieval India, the term Araghatta refers to -
1) bonded labour
2) land grant made to military officers
3) waterwheel used in the irrigation of land
4) wasteland converted to cultivated land
Q. In the context of Indian history, the principle of Dyarchy (diarchy) refers to -
1) Division of the central legislature into two houses
2) Introduction of double government i.e., Central and Statement governments
3) Having two sets of rulers; one in London and another in Delhi
4) Division of the subjects delegated to the provinces into two categories
Q. Arrange the following in chronological order with respect to their date of arrival in India ?
1. Al-Biruni 2. Francois Bernier
3. Ibn Battuta 4. Marco Polo
Choose the correct answer from the following code -
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