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1 Which of the following sculptures is a characteristic of the Pallava period ?
1 Somaskanda
2 Ganesha
3 Nataraja
4 Anantasayana

Answer: Somaskanda
2 Which of the following statements about Samudragupta are true ? Use the code given below :

(i) He was a conqueror, a poet and a musician.

(ii) He was called Lichchhavi-dauhitra.

(iii) He imitated the coins of the Western Kshatrapas.

(iv) His performance of asvamedha was not mentioned in the Allahabad Pillar Inscription.

Codes :
1 (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
2 (ii), (iii) and (iv)
3 (i), (ii) and (iv)
4 (i), (ii) and (iii)

Answer: (i), (ii) and (iv)
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3 Which of the following statements is not true in respect of the election for the assembly of Uttaramerur of the Chola period ?
1 The village was divided into 30 wards
2 Two representatives were to be elected for each ward
3 The contestants should be aged between 35 and 70 years
4 They should possess some educational qualification and immovable property

Answer: Two representatives were to be elected for each ward
4 Point out the temples which are situated in the eastern side of India :

(a) Sun temple – Konark

(b) Minakshi temple – Madurai

(c) Padmanabhaswamy – Thiruvananthapuram

(d) Jagannath temple – Puri

Choose your answer from the code given below :

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

Answer:(a) and (d)
5 Chachnama and Baburnama were written respectively in
1 Arabic and Persian languages
2 Persian and Turkish language
3 Arabic and Turkish languages
4 Persian and Pashto languages

Answer: Arabic and Turkish languages
6 Which of the following Sufis accepted Lalla Ded as his spiritual preceptor ?
1 Shaikh Nur-al Din
2 Saiyyid Shaif-al Din
3 Mir Saiyyid Ali Hamadani
4 Mir Saiyyid Muhammad Hamadani

Answer: Shaikh Nur-al Din
7 Shaikh Bahauddin Zakaria belonged to
1 Suhrawardi Silsilah
2 Rishi Silsilah
3 Chishti Silsilah
4 Firdausi Silsilah

Answer: Suhrawardi Silsilah
8 Which one of the following was not part of Turkan-i-Chihalgani ?
1 Bahauddin Tughril
2 Qutlugh Khan
3 Imaduddin Raihan
4 Balban

Answer: Imaduddin Raihan
9 Name the poetess of Mysore who protested against women being considered as inferior to men in her work Hadibadeya Dharma (tenets for chaste and devoted wives) :
1 Tirumalamma
2 Sanchi Honamma
3 Lal Ded
4 Jana Bai

Answer: Sanchi Honamma
10 The forerunner of famous bulbous domes of the Mughals is attributed to which of the following architectural styles ?
1 Bidar
2 Gulbarga
3 Golconda
4 Mandu

Answer: Bidar
11 Arrange the following tombs in chronological order :

(a) Shaikh Salim Chshti’s tomb – Fatehpur Sikri

(b) Asaf Khan’s tomb – Lahore

(c) Ataga Khan’s tomb – Delhi

(d) Akbar’s tomb – Sikandara

Select your answer form the code given below :

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

Answer: (c), (a), (d), (b)
12 Identify the historical place where Ibadat Khana, Birbal’s house, Tansen’s Baradari and Khan-i-Khanan’s house are situated :
1 Fatehpur Sikri.
2 Agra.
3 Delhi.
4 Lahore.

Answer:Fatehpur Sikri.
13 Which one of the following statements is not true ?
1 In Akbar’s reign dam gradually replaced copper tanka.
2 The dam was also known as paisa.
3 The half-dam was called adhela.
4 Akbar fixed a ratio of 40 dams to a rupee which became standard conversion for purposes of actual payments.

Answer: Akbar fixed a ratio of 40 dams to a rupee which became standard conversion for purposes of actual payments.
14 Which one of the following European travellers observed that Queen Nurjahan constructed pleasure gardens, palaces and serais throughout the land in order to enhance her image and reputation ?
1 F. Pelsaart
2 Sir Thomas Roe
3 Careri
4 Manucci

Answer: F. Pelsaart
15 Which of the following city was looked down upon by Jahangir as Gardabad (city of dust) and Jahannamabad (city of hell) ?
1 Ahmedabad
2 Mandu
3 Jaunpur
4 Gaur

Answer:Ahmedabad

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