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History Solved Questions and Answers for UGC NET Exam | History MCQs Set 7

1 Which of the following Khajuraho temples are of Sandhara type ?

(i) Chitragupta temple

(ii) Lakshmana temple

(iii) Parswanath temple

(iv) Vaman temple

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

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

Answer: (ii) and (iii)
2 The chola king who, in order to avoid bitterness made peace with Vijayabahu of Srilanka and gave his daughter in marriage to a Simhalese prince, was :
1 Kulottunga I
2 Vikramachola
3 Rajaraja II
4 Rajadhiraja II

Answer: Kulottunga I
3 Ramayana themes are found carved in the caves of :
1 Sittanvasal in Tamil Nadu
2 Badami in Karnataka
3 Ranga Mahal in Assam
4 Undavalli in Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Undavalli in Andhra Pradesh
4 ‘In fact he made Delhi not only the political and administrative centre of the Turkish empire in India but also the hub of its cultural activity. It is worth noting that in the literature of the Sultanate Period Delhi is never referred to merely by its name ; it is called either ‘Hazrat-i Delhi’ (the majestic Delhi ) or the city (shahr). Who is this sultan ?
1 Iltutmish
2 Balban
3 Alauddin Khalji
4 Muhammad Tughlaq

5 Which of the following is not the compilation of the conversations of the Sufis ?
1 Fawaid ul Fuad
2 Khair ul Majalis
3 Matla ul Anwar
4 Saroor us Sudur

Answer: Matla ul Anwar
6 Which one of the following is not the regulation (zawabit) of Sultan Alauddin Khalji’s control of grain prices policy ?
1 Fixation of the price of the grain by the King
2 Storing the royal grain in numerous store-houses
3 Not to sell the grain without the prior permission of shahna
4 To maintain cheapness of grain during the times of drought, no person should be allowed to buy grain in the least quantity without (proving) need

Answer: Not to sell the grain without the prior permission of shahna
7 Use of capstan to lift heavy weights is mentioned for the first time in which of the following text/s ?

(a) Futuh-us Salatin of Isami

(b) Tarikh-i Firuzshahi of Barani

(c) Tarikh-i Firuzshahi of Afif

(d) Sirat-i Firuzshahi

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

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

Answer: (c) and (d)
8 ‘The Sultan possessed a deeply religious nature. He was strict in the performance of his religious duties, praying five times a day and keeping the Ramazan fasts during which period he did not take meat. He held the Sufis, learned men, and Brahman Pandits in great respect and granted them lands. He consulted the Shaikhul Islam on affairs of state, and his relations with the Ulama were in general cordial.’

Identify the above mentioned ruler of Kashmir :

1 Haidar Shah
2 Zainul Abidin
3 Hasan Shah
4 Yusuf Shah

Answer: Zainul Abidin
9 Arrange the rulers of Mewar in chronological order.

(a) Rana Raimal

(b) Rana Sanga

(c) Rana Uda

(d) Rana Kumbha

Select your answer from the code given below :

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

Answer: (d), (c), (a), (b)
10 Which of the following Sufi saint in his Rushdnama has recited the names of ‘Shri Gorakh’, ‘Alakh Niranjan’ and ‘Omkar’ ?
1 Shaikh Muinuddin Chishti
2 Shaikh Muinuddin Chishti
3 Shaikh Abdul Quddus Gangohi
4 Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya

Answer: Shaikh Abdul Quddus Gangohi
11 The two emperors from India and Uzbekistan agreed to conquer the road to the Holy places (Mecca and Medina). Identify the emperors from the following :
1 Humayun and Abdullah Khan Uzbek
2 Akbar and Abdullah Khan Uzbek
3 Jahangir and Abdullah Khan Uzbek
4 Shahjahan and Imam Quli

Answer: Akbar and Abdullah Khan Uzbek
12 “It had been ordained that the names of the inmates of the seraglio should not be mentioned in public, but that they should be designated by some epithet derived from the place of their birth or the country or the city.”

Identify the emperor who introduced the practice of omitting the names of Begums in public ?

1 Akbar
2 Jahangir
3 Shahajahan
4 Aurangzeb

Answer: Akbar
13 What is not correct about the Ramdasi panth of Maharashtra ?
1 The traditional feature of the Ramdasis was their non-political attitude
2 Ramdasi panth was strictly composed of Brahmanas
3 Ramdasis were more directly connected with the Marathas
4 Ramdasis openly supported Shivaji

Answer: The traditional feature of the Ramdasis was their non-political attitude
14 “The regulation is that favoured servants place the back of their right hand on the ground and then raise it gently ; as the person stands erect, he puts the palm of his hand upon the crown of his head.”

In the above statement Abul Fazl is referring to which of the following technique of prostration ?

1 Taslim
2 Paibos
3 Sijda
4 Zaminbos

Answer: Taslim
15 Which of the following Mughal painters are said to have painted self portraits ?

(a) Manohar

(b) Daulat

(c) Keshavdas

(d) Basavan

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c)

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