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1 Consider the following statements :

Assertion (A) : The foremost success of the Gupta emperor Chandragupta II was his victory over the mighty Saka-Kshatrapa dynasty of Gujarat.

Reason (R) : It could have given the Guptas access to Indian trade with the Mediterranean.

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)
2 The Hunas issued coins only in

(i) Gold

(ii) Silver

(iii) Copper

(iv) Potin

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

Answer: (ii) and (iii) only
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3 Arrange the following astronomers in the chronological order :

(i) Aryabhata II

(ii) Bhaskaracharya

(iii) Bhattotpala

(iv) Brahmagupta

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

Answer: (iv), (i), (ii), (iii)
4 Which of the following temples are built of bricks ?

(i) Begram temple of Dinajpur

(ii) Sat Deuliya of Burdwan, W.B.

(iii) Siddhesvara of Bahulara, Bankura, W.B.

(iv) Vaital Deul of Bhuvanesvara

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

Answer:(i), (ii) and (iii)
5 The Vimala temple of Delwara is dedicated to one of the following :
1 Adinatha
2 Bahubali
3 Neminatha
4 Parsvanatha

Answer: Adinatha
6 The Lakshmi type coins of Gangeyadeva Kalchuri were imitated by which of the following rulers ?

(i) Bhoja II Pratiharaü

(ii) Govindachandra Gahadvala

(iii) Parmardideva Chandella

(iv) Udayaditya Paramara

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

Answer: (ii), (iii) andü (iv)
7 Who among the following rulers of Kashmir built a dam on Vitasta river to save his Kingdom from the devastating floods ?
1 Avantivarman
2 Didda
3 Harsha
4 Lalitaditya Muktapida

Answer: Avantivarman
8 Consider the following statements :

Assertion (A) : The 12th century unique work Kumarapalacharita by Hemachandra is a long poem which tells the story of Chaulukya Kings of Gujarat.

Reason (R) : It illustrates the rules of Sanskrit and Prakrit Grammar also.

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 one of the following pairs is not matched correctly ?
1 Shihabuddin Suhrawardi – Awarif-ul Ma’arif
2 Al-Hujwiri – Kashf-ul Mahjub
3 Ibn al-Arabi – Fusus al-Hikam
4 Al-Ghazali – Tahzib al-Akhlaq

Answer: Al-Ghazali – Tahzib al-Akhlaq
10 “I and none other.” “What are you that I am not and what have you been that I have not been.”

The above statement was claimed by which of the following group/Sultan ?

1 Turkan-i Chihalgani
2 Ruknuddin Firuz
3 Sultan Razia
4 Aram Shah

Answer: Turkan-i Chihalgani
11 Which of the following statements are not correct in regard of music ?

(a) Barani writes about young girls being trained by Indian courtesans in Persian and Indian music for the Delhi Court in the late thirteenth century.

(b) Amir Khusrau in 1318 claimed that Indian music had pre-eminence over the music of all other countries.

(c) Abul Fazl does not include the names of musicians in the Ain-i Akbari.

(d) Nayak Bakhshu was the recognized master of Khayal.

Select your answer from the code given below :

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

Answer: (c) and (d)
12 What arguments did Miyan Bhuwah give for writing Madanu’sh Shifa-i Sikandarshahi, a compilation based on all the major Ayurvedic texts in Sanskrit ?

(a) The Greek medicine did not suit the climate of India.

(b) The medicinal plants mentioned in the Greek system were either unidentifiable or unobtainable in India.

(c) The Greek school of medicine became dominant at the Delhi Court.

(d) Grecco-Arabic tradition was identical in its practices.

Choose correct answer from the code given below :

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

Answer:(a) and (b).
13 Which one of the following is not true about the Saiyid and Lodi architecture ?
1 Khan-i-Jahan Maqbul’s tomb inspired the Saiyid and Lodi rulers to build octagonal tombs.
2 The inner and outer shell of the dome, with a space left between the two in Sikandar’s tomb, marks the beginning of the double dome.
3 Saiyids and Lodi’s did not erect any square-plan tombs.
4 The Sur family tombs at Sasaram are all octagonal.

Answer: Saiyids and Lodi’s did not erect any square-plan tombs.
14 “As the wind destroys the trees, and locusts the Shali crop, so did the Yavanas destroy the usages of Kashmira …. the Kingdom of Kashmira was polluted by the evil practices of the Mlecchas”

The above statement about Kashmir was made by which of the following chroniclers of Kashmir ?

1 Kalhana
2 Jonaraja
3 Srivara
4 Bhattavatara

Answer: Jonaraja
15 Which one of the following is not correct ?
1 The Pichola lake of Udaipur was excavated during Lakha’s rule (1382-1421) on Mewar
2 Mokal (1421-33) repaired the temples of Samidheshwara at Chittor
3 Rana Kumbha (1433-68) dug several lakes for irrigation purposes as well as stepwells and reservoirs for storing water
4 Rana Uda (1468-73) constructed Udai Sagar Lake in Udaipur

Answer:Rana Uda (1468-73) constructed Udai Sagar Lake in Udaipur

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