“His Majesty went to village Lalna in the jurisdiction of Palam (near Delhi) for hunting and spent the night in the house of Bhura, the headman of that village. He went on to hunt in the morning, and ordered that whichever headman obtains such privilege (of having his Majesty as his guest). The land cultivated by his family should be reported by the news writer to His Majesty so that some grant be made to him, the farmans for this to be prepared by the news-writer himself.” Identify the emperor who spent the night in the house of Bhura.
Guna Begum, wife of Ghaziuddin Khan Imad-ul Mulk, Wazir of Ahmad Shah and Alamgir II composed verses in Urdu with the pen name :
Which historian made the following comment ? “The Derozians were never able to organise anything like a real campaign on any social reform issue; for that Bengal had to wait for Vidyasagar.”
Who wrote Mother India and The Face of Mother India that made most denigrating criticism against Indian culture and civilization ?
‘Drink not, serve not and produce not liquor.” Who gave this slogan from among the following ?
Who was the first Indian President of the Theosophical society ?
Identify the disciple of Ramakrishna Paramhansa who recorded conversations of his teacher till his Guru’s death ?
Answer: Mahendranath Gupta
Which historian made the following comment ? “With few exceptions, history-writing on Rammohan and on the entire Bengal renaissance has remained prisoner to a kind of ‘false consciousness’ bred by colonialism which needs to be analysed overcome, in the interest of both historical truth and contemporary progress.”
Which one of the following statements regarding Jotiba Phule’s ideals of ‘Universal Humanism’, is not correct ?
Answer: He believed in the reformed Varna system.
Which one of the following statements is wrong regarding James Mill’s History of British India ?
Answer:Mill made an attempt in his book to analyse India’s glorious past and her achievements.
In which year was the Sangeet Natak Academy established in New Delhi as the national academy for performing arts ?
Who said : “This retention of Rowlatt legislation in the teeth of universal opposition is an affront to the nation. Its repeal is necessary to appease national honour.”
Answer: Mahatma M.K. Gandhi
Which architect designed the Victoria Memorial Hall in Calcutta, in Indo-Islamic features ?
Which of the following words gave clue for deciphering Brahmi script ?
Ochre coloured pottery as a representation of potters craft is closely associates with