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1 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Interpretations have to do with meaning – it is through interpretation that we come to know meanings.

Reason (R) : Interpretation involves something like re-enacting or reliving in one’s imagination the historical moment to be interpreted.

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

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) 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)
2 Which School of historical research enlisted the aid of anthropology, climatology, psychology, geography and relevant sister disciplines ?
1 The Rankean School
2 The Subaltern School
3 The Frankfurt School
4 The Annales School

Answer: The Annales School
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3 The first evidence of hearth occurs in the upper Palaeolithic context of
1 Bhimbetka
2 Billasargam
3 Hunsgi
4 Paisra

Answer: Billasargam
4 Which of the following prehistoric sites has produced a large number of microliths ?
1 Adamgarh
2 Bagor
3 Nalagonda
4 Sanganakallu

Answer:Bagor
5 Which of the following Harappan sites have brought to light fire altars ?

(a) Banawali

(b) Rakhigarhi

(c) Kalibangan

(d) Lothal

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
6 A terracotta set of chessmen has been found from the Harappan site of
1 Lothal
2 Banawali
3 Kalibangan
4 Rojdi

Answer: Lothal
7 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : In the Vedic Society during the Sutra period punishment in the same matter differed from caste to caste.

Reason (R) : Gautama Dharmasutra prescribes highest punishment for theft to a Brahmana.

In the context of the above two 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)
8 Arrange the following tirthankaras in a sequence as accepted by the Jain tradition :

(i) Aranatha

(ii) Kunthunatha

(iii) Mallinatha

(iv) Santinatha

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

1 (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
2 (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)
3 (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
4 (iv), (ii), (i), (iii)

Answer: (iv), (ii), (i), (iii)
9 The Matsya and Chedi janas (people) are mentioned for the first time in
1 Anguttara Nikaya
2 Bhagavati Sutra
3 Aitareya Brahmana
4 Rigveda

Answer: Rigveda
10 Given below are two statements one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Prasenjit, the ruler of Kosala, claimed a share in the relics of Gautama Buddha after his Parinirvana.

Reason (R) : Prasenjit’s queen Mallika and his two sisters Soma and Sakula were Buddha’s lay devotees.

In the context of the above two 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: (A) is false, but (R) is true
11 Who among the following had sent an ambassador called Dionysius to the Mauryan Court ?
1 Seleuchus Nikator
2 Antiochus I Soter
3 Ptolemy Philadelphus
4 Antigonus Gonatas

Answer: Ptolemy Philadelphus
12 Who wrote Maduraikkanji ?
1 Avur Mulangilar.
2 Kalladanar.
3 Mangudi Marudan.
4 Nakkirar.

Answer:Mangudi Marudan.
13 Given below are two statements one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Buddhist sangha received land-grants from Satavahan rulers.

Reason (R) : Names of several granted villages find mention in the Satavahana Copper Plate inscriptions.

In the context of the above two 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) 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: (A) is true, but (R) is false.
14 Who among the following Gupta rulers issued Lyre-Player type of gold coins ?

(a) Samudragupta

(b) Chandragupta II

(c) Kumaragupta I

(d) Skandagupta

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 (c)
15 Who among the following Chinese travellers visited Nalanda Mahavihara and studied there for some time ?

(a) Fa Hien

(b) Yuan Chwang

(c) I Tsing

(d) Taou Hin (known as silaprabha)

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

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

Answer:(b), (c) and (d)

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