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1 Which of the following Tamil poets were associated with Kanchi ?

(i) Appar

(ii) Paranar

(iii) Mamulanar

(iv) Sundaramurti

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

Answer: (i) and (iv) only
2 Which among the following is the biggest Jaina image ?
1 Monolithic image of Gommata at Shravanabelagola
2 Parsvanatha image of Gwalior
3 Jaina image in the Udaygiri caves
4 Parsvanatha image of Bhojapur

Answer: Monolithic image of Gommata at Shravanabelagola
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3 Which of the following inscriptions of Samudragupta describe him as a ‘Parama Bhagavata’ ?

(i) Gaya Copper Plate

(ii) Nalanda Copper-plate

(iii) Eran Pillar Inscription

(iv) Allahabad Pillar Inscription

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

Answer: (i) and (ii) only
4 Which new type of gold coins were started by Kumaragupta I ?

(i) Apratigha Type

(ii) Elephant Rider Type

(iii) Rhinoceros Slayer Type

(iv) Sword Type

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

Answer: (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
5 Apart from Harsha the Chinese traveller Yuan Chwang had occasion to meet which other contemporary rulers ?

(i) King of Gauda

(ii) King of Kashmir

(iii) King of Kanchi

(iv) King of Valabhi

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

Answer:(ii), (iii) and (iv)
6 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : The Pallava king Mahendravarman I, also known as Vichitra-Chitta, was a man of unstable mind.

Reason (R) : He professed Jainism for a time, but discared it in favour of Saivism.

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.
7 Which among the following temples has a Dravidian type of Sikhara ?
1 Ananta Vasudeva temple, Bhubaneswara
2 Kandariya Mahadeva temple, Khajuraho.
3 Lakshman Temple, Sirpur
4 Teli ka Mandir, Gwalior

Answer: Teli ka Mandir, Gwalior
8 Which dynasty of South India claimed that its ancesters had ruled at Ayodhya ?
1 Chalukyas of Kalyani
2 Cholas
3 Pallavas
4 Rashtrakutas of Manyakheta

Answer: Chalukyas of Kalyani
9 Sri Jaya Indravarman Maharajadhiraja of the Bhrigu family was the ruler of
1 Champa
2 Java
3 Kambuja
4 Pagan on Irawadi

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

Assertion (A) : Bhandarkar equates the Virashaiva with the Lingayat sect and traces its origin to a split in the Aradhya school of the Saivas.

Reason (R) : Acceptance of Brahamanical rituals and caste ascendency constitutes the core of the Lingayat movement.

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
11 Consider the following statements about Fakhr-i Mudabbir and his Adab-ul Harb wa Shujaat.

(i) It is a work written on the science of warfare in the early years of Iltutmish’s reign.

(ii) Fakhr-i Mudabbir praises highly the swords made in India.

(iii) Mudabbir mentions that the iron was smelted at Khetri in Rajasthan.

(iv) He offers the earliest known description of the technique of producing Damascus steel.

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

Answer: (i), (ii) and (iv)
12 The Sultan ordered , “Whatever they cultivate … should be assessed by measurement in accordance with yield per biswa, and all of them should pay half without any distinction.” In the above statement which of the following Sultan had asked the measurement of land as the base of assessment ?
1 Iltutmish
2 Alauddin Khalji
3 Muhammad Tughlaq
4 Firuz Tughlaq

Answer: Alauddin Khalji
13 Naphta and Mangonels were used for the first time in India in which of the following place/ region ?
1 Sindh, 712
2 Khajuraho temple, 950
3 Deccan, 1130
4 Panipat, 1526

Answer: Sindh, 712
14 From the following identify the place where Sultan Alauddin Khalji declared himself Sultan or ascended the throne :
1 Awadh
2 Delhi
3 Allahabad
4 Kara

Answer: Kara
15 Which of the following sufi saints popularized the Qadiria order in Punjab and Sindh ?
1 Shaikh Muhammad al-Husaini and Shaikh Abdul Qadir.
2 Shaikh Wajihuddin Ahmad and Shaikh Muhammad Ghaus.
3 Shaikh Abdullah and Shaikh Qazin.
4 Shaikh Phul and Shaikh Burhanuddin.

Answer:Shaikh Muhammad al-Husaini and Shaikh Abdul Qadir.

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