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History Solved Questions and Answers for UGC NET Exam | History MCQs Set 1

Questions
1 Which of the following is wrongly matched ?
1 S.K. Maity - The Economic Life in Northern India in the Gupta Period
2 R.K. Mookerji - History of Indian Shipping
3 R.C. Majumdar - Hindu Colonies in the Far East
4 T.V. Mahalingam - The Pandyan Kingdom

Answer: T.V. Mahalingam - The Pandyan Kingdom
2 Which of the following pre-historic sites is known for the mass production of microliths ?
1 Adamgarh
2 Bagor
3 Nalagonda
4 Sanganakallu

Answer: Bagor
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3 Which of the following objects are known from the Copper-hoard sites ?

(a) Anthropomorphic figures

(b) Antennae swords

(c) Harpoons

(d) Flat Celts

Code :
1 (a), (b) and (c)
2 (b), (c) and (d)
3 (a), (c) and (d)
4 (a), (b), (c) and (d)

Answer:(a), (b), (c) and (d)
4 Which of the following archaeological sites provide evidence of awareness and technical skill of Harappans for the water resource management ?

(a) Dholavira

(b) Mohenjodaro

(c) Harappa

(d) Kalibangan

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

1 (a) and (b)
2 (b) and (c)
3 (c) and (d)
4 (a) and (c)

Answer: (a) and (b)
5 Which of the following Janas are mentioned in the Rigveda ?

(a) Yadu

(b) Puru

(c) Chedi

(d) Matsya

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

1 (a) and (b)
2 (b) and (c)
3 (c) and (d)
4 (a), (b), (c) and (d)

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
6 The important official next to the king during the Vedic age was :
1 Govikartana
2 Purohita
3 Queen
4 Senani

Answer: Purohita
7 The main dispute between the Digambara and the Shvetambara sects was due to the emphasis on the following :
1 Discipline and hard life
2 Non-Violence
3 Pious living
4 Truth

Answer: Discipline and hard life
8 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : The very existence of Kautilya at the time of Chandragupta Maurya is regarded as doubtful.

Reason (R) : Patanjali does not mention Kautilya, though he refers to the sabha of Chandragupta and to the Mauryas. Megasthenes, the ambassador of Seleucus to the court of Chandragupta does not notice Kautilya.

In the context of the above statements, which of the following is correct ?

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
9 Which among the following Samskaras were pre-natal ?

(a) Garbhadhana

(b) Pumsavana

(c) Simantonnayana

(d) Sahadharma - Charini - Samyoga

Code :
1 (a) and (b)
2 (a) and (d)
3 (a), (b) and (c)
4 (a), (b), (c) and (d)

Answer: (a), (b) and (c)
10 Which of the following Dharmasutras describes sea voyage as a degrading act ?
1 Apastamba
2 Baudhayana
3 Gautama
4 Vasishtha

Answer: Baudhayana
11 Buddha was symbolically represented in Sunga Art by which of the following ?

(a) Chhatra

(b) Foot - steps

(c) Dharmachakra

(d) Bodhi tree

Code :
1 (a) only
2 (b) and (c)
3 (a), (b) and (c)
4 (a), (b), (c) and (d)

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
12 Which of the following is not mentioned in the Satavahana inscriptions, while specifying the exemptions granted to the donees of land-gifts ?
1 No entry of the army
2 No administrative control of the king
3 No digging for salt by royal officers
4 No forced labour

Answer: No forced labour
13 Who among the following depicted Siva on their coins ?

(a) Harsha

(b) Sasanka

(c) Vasudeva

(d) Vim Kadphises

Code :
1 (a) and (b)
2 (a) and (d)
3 (a), (b) and (c)
4 (a), (b), (c) and (d)

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
14 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : In the course of his Indian tour in the 5TH century Fa-hsien reported that no respectable person ate meat in this country.

Reason (R) : Asoka, who himself was a strong believer in the doctrine of non-injury to men and animals (ahimsa), had banned animal sacrifices and regulated the slaughter of animals for food.

In the context of the above statements, which of the following is correct ?

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
15 Evidence of water tax is provided by the inscriptions of :
1 Palas
2 Senas
3 Pratiharas
4 Gahadavalas

Answer: Gahadavalas

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