General Knowledge Quiz - Indian History 2

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1. To which of the following dynasties did King Bhoja, a great patron of literature and art, belong?

A. Karkota
B. Utpala
C. Paramara
D. Gurjara Pratihara

2. The term 'Yavanapriya' mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted

A. ivory
B. pepper
C. a fine variety of Indian muslin
D. damsels sent to the Greek court for dance performance

3. The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner: "Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children." This statement was made by

A. Monserrate
B. Tavernier
C. Manrique
D. Bernier

4. The ultimate ownership of land during the post-Gupta period lay with

A. the cultivator
B. the village community
C. the king
D. the joint family

5. The use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during the

A. 9th Century AD
B. 10th Century AD
C. 12th Century AD
D. 14th Century AD

6. The title of 'Viceroy' was added to the office of the Governor-General of India for the first time in

A. 1848 AD
B. 1856 AD
C. 1858 AD
D. 1862 AD

7. The language of discourses of Gautama Buddha was

A. Bhojpuri
B. Magadhi
C. Pali
D. Sanskrit

8. There were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not revolt in the 1820s?

A. Santhals
B. Ahoms
C. Pagal Panthis
D. Ramosi

9. Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of

A. Travancore
B. Baroda
C. Hyderabad
D. Mysore

10. Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of ___ were given the right to decide through a plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or India.

A. Assam
B. Punjab
C. Bengal
D. N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam

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