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1 Varahamihira, the 6th century astronomer, belonged to which part of the country ?
1 Western Malwa
2 Northern Gujarat
3 Southern Rajasthan
4 South Magadh

Answer: Western Malwa
2 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : No power, South of the Vindhyas, other than the Rashtrakutas, played a dominant role in the early history of North India.

Reason (R) : The Kalachuris of Central India, who were related to the Rahstrakutas actively supported them.

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 true, but (R) is false
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3 Who among the following are known to be devotes of Siva ?

1. Harsha of Kannauj

2. Vijayasena of Bengal

3. Bhoja Paramara

4. Govindachandra Gahadavala

Select the correct answer from the codes below :

1 1 and 2
2 2 and 3
3 3 and 4
4 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: 1, 2, 3 and 4
4 Angkor Vat, the grandest monument in Cambodia was originally dedicated to
1 Buddha
2 Siva
3 Surya
4 Vishnu

Answer: Vishnu
5 Which one of the following statements is correct about medieval painting ?
1 The early phase of medieval tradition which mingles with Ajanta survivals at Ellora, is characterised by sharp lines, pointed angles, absence of colour modelling and an inclination towards variegated decoration
2 This ‘medieval’ element is not found in the wall-paintings of South Indian temples at Thanjavur and Tirumalai
3 Non-mural paintings did not survive on palm-leaves from the Pala period in Eastern India and Nepal
4 All above are correct

Answer: The early phase of medieval tradition which mingles with Ajanta survivals at Ellora, is characterised by sharp lines, pointed angles, absence of colour modelling and an inclination towards variegated decoration
6 What is the correct chronology of the following Slave Sultans as they succeeded to the throne of Delhi Sultanate ?
1 Ruknuddin Firoz Shah – Alauddin Masud Shah – Muizzuddin Bahram Shah – Nasiruddin Mahmud
2 Muizzuddin Behram Shah – Nasiruddin Mahmud – Ruknuddin Firoz Shah – Alauddin Masud Shah
3 Ruknuddin Firoz Shah – Muizzuddin Bahram Shah – Alauddin Masud Shah – Nasiruddin Mahmud
4 Alauddin Masud Shah – Ruknuddin Firoz Shah – Muizzuddin Bahram Shah – Nasiruddin Mahmud

Answer: Ruknuddin Firoz Shah – Muizzuddin Bahram Shah – Alauddin Masud Shah – Nasiruddin Mahmud
7 The head of the royal intelligence service under the administration of Alauddin Khilji was called
1 Diwan-i-riyasat
2 Barid-imamlik
3 Shahna-i-mandi
4 Ariz-i-mamlik

Answer: Barid-imamlik
8 Nayankara system of the Vijayanagar Empire was modelled on the
1 Iqta assignments of the Sultanate
2 Warfare of the Sultans
3 Legal system of the Sultanate
4 None of the above

Answer: Iqta assignments of the Sultanate
9 “People were happy and contended under his rule and so the young and the old, the slave and the free, condoled his death by wearing black garments”, Ferishta in his Tarikh-iFerishta writes this for which Saiyyid Sultan ?
1 Khizr Khan
2 Mubarak Shah
3 Muhammad Shah
4 Alauddin Shah

Answer: Khizr Khan
10 Who among the following opined that women should be confined to the house and work on spinning wheel ?
1 Minhaj Siraj and Hasan Nizami
2 Amir Khusrau and Isami
3 Yahya bin Ahmad and Zia-ud-din Barani
4 Shams-i Siraj Afif and Mahmud Shadiabadi

Answer: Amir Khusrau and Isami
11 Identify the pair of architect and calligrapher associated with the tomb of Ataga Khan, built in 1566-67 by his son Mirza Aziz Koka.
1 Ustad Khuda Quli and Baqi Muhammad
2 Mirak Sayyid Ghiyas and Mirak Mirza Ghiyas
3 Ahmad-al-Chishti and Riyaz Bukhari
4 Ustad Bilal and Ustad Qayamat Husain

Answer: Ustad Khuda Quli and Baqi Muhammad
12 Which one of the following represents the correct chronology in respect of coming of the European trading nations into India during the medieval period ?
1 Dutch – Portuguese – English – French.
2 Portuguese – English – French – Dutch.
3 Portuguese – Dutch – English – French.
4 English – Portuguese – French – Dutch.

Answer: Portuguese – Dutch – English – French.
13 Which one of the following Mughal emperors claimed that he could distinguish which painters had drawn the outline and who had filled in the colours or drawn the face ?
1 Humayun.
2 Akbar.
3 Jahangir.
4 Aurangzeb.

Answer: Jahangir.
14 Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
1 Maasir-i Alamgiri – Saqi Mustaid Khan
2 Maasir-ul Umara – Abul Qasim Namakin
3 Muntakhab ut Tawarikh – Abdul Qadir Badauni
4 Akhbaru'l Akhyar – Abdul Haq

Answer: Maasir-ul Umara – Abul Qasim Namakin
15 Essentially the Mughal India had
1 One-crop-a-year economy
2 Two-crops-a-year economy
3 Three-crops-a-year economy
4 Four-crops-a-year economy

Answer:Two-crops-a-year economy

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