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June 07, 2014

SSC CGL 2014 Online Practice Tests - Indian History


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Who founded a social organization, the ‘Jat Pat Torak Mandal’ in 1922, for breaking the caste barriers among the Hindus?
  1. Bhai Parmanad
  2. Dr. B.R.Ambedkar
  3. Swami Shraddhanand
  4. Thakkar Bappa
  5. None of these

The only Indian prince, who actively participated in the revolutionary movement within and outside India, was:
  1. Raja Mahendra Pratap
  2. Kunwar Singh
  3. Chhatrapati Sahu
  4. Raja Ripudaman Singh
  5. None of these

Which of the following statement is not true about the treaty of 1954 with China
  1. Chinese occupation of Tibet was formalized
  2. This agreement contained five principles popularly known as PANCHSHEEL
  3. India recognized the right of China to set up its commercial agencies in New Delhi, Calcutta and Kalimpong
  4. India in return was allowed to establish its own trade centre in China
  5. None of these

During the British rule the only British King to visit India and hold his magnificent Durbar, was
  1. Edward VII
  2. George V
  3. James II
  4. Edward VI
  5. None of these

Which of the following progressive concepts is not associated with Muhammad bin Tughluq ?
  1. He tried to strengthen the geo-political and cultural unity of India
  2. He wanted to break all barriers between North and South India
  3. He discarded all communal discrimination in matters of state policy
  4. He was the first to introduce Sufism and Islamic culture in South India
  5. None of these

A European, who worked ardently for the Indian national movement and bitterly criticized the British rule by saying: “The British empire is rotten to the core, corrupt in every direction, and tyrannical and mean”, was
  1. A.O.Hume
  2. Sister Nivedita
  3. Mr. Annie Besant
  4. William Wedderbern
  5. None of these

Under the provisions of the Act of 1919 elections were held in:
  1. 1920
  2. 1923
  3. 1926
  4. All the above
  5. None of these

An Arab astronomer who all the way went to Varansi and studied Sanskrit language and astronomy there for a decade was:
  1. Al Beruni
  2. Al Masudi
  3. Al M’ashar
  4. Al’bidari
  5. None of these

In the eleventh century the greatest centre of Sanskrit learning and scholarship in central India was:
  1. Dhara
  2. Ujjaini
  3. Vidisha
  4. Mandasor
  5. None of these

The Sanskrit poet Padmagupta described in his work Navasahasankacharitam the exploits of :
  1. Vakpati II (Munja)
  2. Sindhuraja
  3. Bhoja
  4. Siyaka-Harsha
  5. None of these

The Sanskrit poet Sri Harsha, the author of Naishadhiyacharitam, lived at the court of
  1. Jaichandra
  2. Vijaychandra
  3. Govindachandra
  4. Harishchandra
  5. None of these

The first early medieval dynasty to use Hindi in Devanagari script in its epigraphs was the :
  1. Chauhan
  2. Gahadavala
  3. Chandella
  4. Paramara
  5. None of these

Bombay Plan was written in 1944 by leading businessmen, who of the following is not one of them
  1. J.R.D. Tata
  2. Jamnalal Bajaj
  3. G.D.Birla
  4. Lala Shriram
  5. None of these

The Majlis-i-am or Majlis-i-Khalawat was a :
  1. body of Ulema which the king consulted on all important occasions
  2. Caucus which constituted a powerful informal lobby in decision-making
  3. Council of friends and trusted officers of the Sultan, which he consulted on important affairs of state
  4. Council of ministers and nobles
  5. None of these

Which of the following ports on the east coast was the port of call for voyagers from China, Indonesia and Sri Lanka?
  1. Kongoda
  2. Kadura
  3. Tamralipti
  4. Saptegram (Satagaon)
  5. None of these

Which of the following was the greatest contribution of Alauddin Khalji in the field of agrarian administration?
  1. He brought the peasant in direct relation with the state
  2. He tried to curb and check the intermediaries
  3. He was the first to introduce the system of measurement of land for the assessment of revenue
  4. The records of the village accountant were audited
  5. None of these

The foreign traveler whose account does not throw light on the history of the Sultanate, is:
  1. Ibn Batutah
  2. Marco Polo
  3. Abdur Razzaq
  4. Athanasius Nikitin
  5. None of these

The Sultan who first formulated the ‘Famine Code’ to provide relief to famine-affected people, was:
  1. Balban
  2. Alauddin Khalji
  3. Muhammad bin Tughluq
  4. Firuz Tughluq
  5. None of these

The rulers of an ancient Indian ruling dynasty, who issued the coins representing as many as thirty-five deities worshipped by different peoples living in their kingdom, were the:
  1. Mauryas
  2. Sakas
  3. Kushanas
  4. Guptas
  5. None of these

Abwabs were :
  1. Religious taxes such as zakat
  2. Toll taxes
  3. Miscellaneous kinds of taxes like the house taxes, grazing tax, irrigation tax etc.
  4. Taxes on merchandise and custom duties
  5. None of these

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