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1 Arrange the following eras in a chronological order beginning from the earliest :

(a) Harsha era

(b) Kalachuri era

(c) Saka era

(d) Valabhi era

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

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

Answer: (c), (b), (d), (a)
2 Who among the following rulers set up the Rashtrakuta Capital at Manyakheta ?
1 Dantidurga
2 Dhruva Dharavarsha
3 Govinda III
4 Amoghavarsha

Answer: Amoghavarsha
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3 Determine the correct chronological sequence of the following rulers :

(a) Pala King Devapala

(b) Rashtrakuta King Dhruva Dharavarsha

(c) Paramara King Bhoja

(d) Pratihara King Mahendrapala

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

Answer: (b), (a), (d), (c)
4 Arrange the following Chandella temples in a chronological sequence

(a) Chausatha yogini temple, Khajuraho

(b) Lakshana temple, Khajuraho

(c) Viswanath temple, Khajuraho

(d) Nilakantha temple, Kalinjar

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

Answer:(a), (b), (c), (d)
5 Which of the following pairs regarding the rulers of Kashmir is not correctly matched ?
1 Chandrapida – Vajraditya
2 Tarapida – Udayaditya
3 Muktapida – Lalitaditya
4 Jayapida – Pratapaditya

Answer: Jayapida – Pratapaditya
6 Given below are two statements one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Rajaraja Chola cooperated in the construction of the Chudamani Vihara, a Buddhist monastery at Negapatam by the Sailendra King Maravijayottunga Varman.

Reason (R) : Rajaraja was devoted to Siva.

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, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
7 According to the chronicles of Arakan, the first Indian royal dynasty was founded by the son of a king of
1 Amaravati
2 Kanchi
3 Mathura
4 Varanasi

Answer: Varanasi
8 Which of the following Indian eras has been mentioned in Sanskrit inscriptions of several South-east Asian Kingdoms ?
1 Vikrama era
2 Saka era
3 Valabhi era
4 Saptarshi era

Answer: Saka era
9 Which of the following contemporary historians has given the account of the horse as the chief instrument of war and his condemnation of feudal levies reveals the strength of the Turkish and the weakness of the Indian armies from a purely military point of view ?
1 Hasan Nizami
2 Minhaj Siraj
3 Ziauddin Barani
4 Fakhr-i Mudabbir

Answer: Fakhr-i Mudabbir
10 Read the following passage and name the author who has written this :

‘Muslims and Hindus travelled 100-200 kurohs to catch a glimpse of the court, and the pomp and splendour of the cavalcade of Sultan Balban, and were wonderstruck and amazed at the spectacle. Hearing about the awe, majesty and grandeur of the court and cavalcade, the insurgents of distant lands turned obedient’.

1 Amir Khusrau
2 Yahya bin Ahmad Sirhindi
3 Ziauddin Barani
4 Shams-i Siraj Afif

Answer: Ziauddin Barani
11 Khwaja Ziyauddin Nakhshabi translated which of the following Sanskrit works into Persian ?
1 Suka-Saptati and Rati Rahasya
2 Suka-Saptati and Brhatsamhita
3 Amrit-kund and Brhatsamhita
4 Rati Rahasya and Adya-Parichaya

Answer: Suka-Saptati and Rati Rahasya
12 Which of the following region is addressed as dozakh-i pur naimat by Moroccan traveller Ibn Battuta ?
1 Jaunpur.
2 Bengal.
3 Malwa.
4 Gujarat.

Answer:Bengal.
13 Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
1 Jagannath Pandita – Rasgangadhara.
2 Ballalasena – Anangoranga.
3 Nilakantha –Tajikanilakanthi.
4 Banarsidas – Ardhakathanaka.

Answer: Ballalasena – Anangoranga.
14 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : The Egyptian and Gujarati fleets were routed by the Portuguese in 1509.

Reason (R) : Mahmud Begarha realised the invincibility of the Portuguese at sea and opened negotiations for peace with Albuquerque.

In the context of the above two statements which one 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)
15 Consider the following statements about Nabi-Bangasa :

(a) It was written by Saiyyid Sultan in the late 16th century in Bengal.

(b) It mentions Hindu Gods Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Rama, Krishna as successive Prophets of Gods followed by Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad.

(c) The Poet identifies Islamic concept of Prophet (nabi) [a messenger sent by God] with the Hindu avatar [incarnation of God].

(d) The four Vedas are rejected as successive revelation; instead it proclaim Quran as the only revealed scripture.

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

Answer:(a), (b) and (c) are correct

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