[History Test 2] RPSC College Lecturer Exam 2021

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Practice Test – 2

1. ‘The Parliament of Religious’ was held in 1893 in the city of

A) San Francisco

B) Chicago

C) New York

D) London

2. Who was the spatial (Sthaanik) during Mauryan’s period?

A) District Administrator

B) Provincial Administrator

C) Village Administrator

D) City Administrator

3. Which is the correct chronological order of the following events?

(i) Simla Conference

(ii) Formation of the Azad Hind Fauz

(iii) Gandhi-Jinnah Talks

(iv) Naval Mutiny

(v) INA Trials

Choose the answer from the codes given below the lists:

A) i, iii, ii, iv and v B) ii, iii, i, v and iv

C) ii, i, iv, iii and v D) i, iii, ii, v and iv

4. Which dynasty ruled over ‘Magadha’ after Mauryan Dynasty?

A) Satavahana

B) Shunga

C) Nanda

 D) Kanva

5. Consider the following statements:

1. The Permanent Settlement system was introduced by the British to encourage investment in agriculture.

2. The British expected the Permanent Settlement system would help the emergence of a class of yeomen farmers who would be loyal to the Company

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 A) 1 only

 B) 2 Only

 C) Both

 D) None

6. Which one of the following doctrines does not belong to Jainism?

A) Sunyavada

B) Anekantavada

C) Nayavada

D) Syadvada

7. The followers of Gorakhnath of East Bengal are also known as:

A) Aghoris

B) Kanphatas

C) Suddhasaivas

D) Agamantins

8. What was the most important tenet of the Pancharatra cult?

A) Avatara or incarnatory theory

B) Vyuha or emanatory theory

C) Karma or right action theory

D) Bhakti or devotion theory

9. With which of the following centres of learning, Chanakya the famous teacher of Chandragupta Maurya, was associated?

A) Taxila

B) Nalanda

C) Vikramshila

D) Vaishali

10. The decline of the Nandas at the hands of Kautilya and Chandragupta Maurya has been vividly portrayed in the Sanskrit play written by Kalidasa

A) Mudrarakshas

B) Devichandragupta

C) Malavikagnimitram

D) Mrichhakatika

11. Who was the author of the Kadambari, a great romantic play?

A) Banabhatta

B) Harshavardhana

C) Baskarvardhana

D) Bindusara

12. The greatest development in the Kushana period was in the field of

A) Religion

B) Art

C) Literature

D) Architecture

13. During whose reign did the Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang visit India?

A) Chandragupta Vikramaditya

B) Samudragupta

C) Chandragupta I

D) Harshavardhana

14. Of the following British Parliamentarians, who held the views that the Revolt of 1857 was not merely a ‘Military mutiny’ but was a ‘National Revolt’?

A) Lord William Bentinck

B) Lord Mountbatten

C) Benjamin Disraeli

D) William Gladstone

15. After 1857, which of the following announced, at a Darbar at Allahabad, the assumption of the Government of India by the Sovereign of Great Britain?

A) Lord Northbrok

B) Lord Mayc

C) Sir John Lawrence

D) Lord Canning

16.  Which of the following Pandyas king mentioned in Silappadikaram?

A) Nedujeliyan

B) Karikala

C) Vasishthiputra Pulumayi

D) Sivaga Sindamani

17. Which of the following is a Tamil text and the earliest surviving Tamil literature work?

A) Silappadikaram

B) Tolkkappiyam

C) Aitareya Brahmana

D) Gatha Saptashati

18. Who is called as the ‘second Ashoka’ ?

A) Samudra Gupta

B) Chandra Gupta Maurya

C) Kanishka

D) Harshavardhana

19. Who were jangamas?

A) followers of Kashmiri Saivism

B) priests of Virasaivism

C) female members of Kapalika sect

D) dancing girls attached to Siva temples

20. Who was the founder of Pallava dynasty?

A) Mahendravarman I

B) Simhavishnu

C) Aparjit

D) Aditya Chola

21. Who among the following Pallava ruler assumed the title of Rajsimha?

A) Mahendravarman I

B) Narasimhavarman I

C) Narasimhavarman II

D) Aparjit

22. Where is the Vaikuntha Perumal temple location?

A) Mandara

B) Kochi

C) Mahabalipuram

D) Kanchipuram

23. Which of the following scholar who was court poet of Narsimhavarman I wrote Dasakumaracharitam in Sanskrit?

A) Dandin

B) Tolkappiyar

C) Tiruvalluvara

D) Yajna Satakarni

24. Who among the following Chalukyas of Badami king was killed Dantidurga (founder of Rashtrakutas dynasty)?

A)  Mahendravarman I

B) Kirtivarman II

C) Pulakeshin I

D) Pulakeshin II

25. Who was the founder of Sayyid Dynasty?

A) Daulat Khan Lodhi

B) Hissar Firuza

C) Nasiruddin Mahmud

D)  Khizr Khan

26. Which of the following Sultan of Delhi Sultanate got Khutba read in his name and issued his own coin?

A) Mubarak Shah

B) Hissar Firuza

C) Nasiruddin Mahmud

D)  Khizr Khan

27. Who among the following wrote Tarikh-i-Mubarak Shahi?

A) Nida Fazli

B) Vahiya Bin Ahmad

C) Hasan Nizami

D) Amir Khusrau

28. Who among the following was not one of the founders of the Non-Aligned Movement at Brioni in Yugoslavia in 1956?

A) Nehru

B) Tito

C) Suharto

D) Nasser

29. Which area was the target of Chinese aggression in 1964?

A) Takla Makan

B) Bhutan

C) Sikkim

D) Aksai Chin

30. Consider the following statement (s) is/are related to the Sayyid Dynasty

I. The last ruler of Sayyid dynasty, Ala-ud-Din Alam Shah voluntarily abdicated the throne of the Delhi sultanate in favour of Bahlul Khan Lodi and left for Badaun.

II. Khizr Khan was the governor of Multan under Firuz Shah Tughlaq.

Select correct statement (s):

A) Only I

B) Only II

C)  Both I and II

D)  Neither I nor II

31. Vahiya Bin Ahmad was patronised by which Delhi Sultan?

A) Mubarak Shah

B) Muhammad Shah

C) Alauddin Shah

D)  Khizr Khan

32. Who designed the National Flag of India, adopted by the Constituent Assembly on July 21,1947?

A) Badr-ud-din Tyabji

B) Rabindranath Tagore

C) Abanindranath Tagore

D) Abul Kalam Azad

33. Two popular Assemblies of the Vedic period were

A) Sabha and Mahasabha

B) Mahasabha and Ganasabha

C) Sabha and Samiti

D) Ur and Kula

34. Who became the ruler after the invasion of Timur and the fall of the Tughlaq dynasty?

A) Alam Shah

B) Muhammad Shah

C) Khizr Khan

D)  Alauddin Shah

35. The beat specimens of Mauryan art are represented by their

A) Stupas

B) Pillars

C) Chaityas

D) Caves

36. In march 1908, who was elected as the ‘Permanent’ president of the Muslim league?

A) Nawab Salimullah

B) Syed Amir Ali

C) Aga Khan

D) Syed Ahmad Khan

37. The ‘Modi script’ was employed in the documents of the

A) Marathas

B) Hoysalas

C) Wodeyars

D) Zamorins

38. Which Sultan of Delhi brought Ashoka’s pillar to Delhi?

A) Qutab-ud-din Aibak

B) Firoz Shah Tughlaq

C) Jalaluddin Khilji

D) Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq

39.  Tulsidas, the author of Ramcharitmanas, was a contemporary of which of the following rulers?

A)           Akbar

B)            Humayun

C)            Shahjahan

D)           Sher Shah Suri

40.           To meet the educational needs of the people, the Madarasa-I Nasiri was built in the region of

A)           Qutub-ud-din Aibak

B)            Iltutmish

C)            Ruknuddin Firoz Shah

D)           Jalal-id-din Khilji

41.          The weekly Commonweal was founded by

A)           Annie Besant

B)            Bipan Chandra Pal

C)            Bal Gangadhar Tilak

D)           Sarojini Naidu

42.          Ustad Mansur was a famous painter in the reign of

A)           Shajahan

B)            Akbar

C)            Humayun

D)           Jahangir

43.  Though Ashoka had many sons, the inscriptions mentioned only one who is not mentioned in any other source. He is

A)           Kunala

B)            Tivara

C)            Mahendra

D)           Jalauka

44. Who had got the Konark Sun Temple constructed?

A) Kanishka

B) Ashoka

C) Narasimha Deva II

D) Rajendra Chola

45.          Universities in the Presidency towns in India were established in

A)           1857

B)            1858

C)            1900

D)           1909

46.          The Vijayanagara king who employed skilled archers of the Turkish clan and raised the fighting capacity of his bowmen was

A)           Bukka I

B)            Devaraya I

C)            Krishnadevaraya

D)           Ramaraya

47. According to later vedic period, Rajasuya refer to

 A) Sole Ruler

 B) Lord of all earth

 C) Consecration ceremony

 D) Head of the Kingdom

48. Consider the following statements regarding Rig Vedic Aryans.

1.            There are no evidences of the use of Iron by Rig Vedic Aryans.

2.            Trade was conducted on barter system.

3.            Copper coins called nishka were used as media of exchange in large transactions.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 A)1 only

 B)2, 3

 C)1, 2

 D)1, 3

49. Consider the following statements regarding early Vedic period.

1.            Only male gods like Prithvi, Agni, Vayu, Varuna, and Indra were worshipped.

2.            There were no temples and no idol worship during the early Vedic period.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 A) 1 only

 B) 2 only

 C) Both

 D) None

50. Consider the following statements:

1.            In the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War, the combined forces of the British East India

2.            Company and the Nizam of Hyderabad defeated Tipu Sultan.

3.            After Tipu Sultan was killed in the Battle of Seringapatam, Mysore was placed under Wodeyars – the former ruling dynasty.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 A) 1 only

 B) 2 only

 C) Both

 D) None

51. Kalinga’s ruler Kharavela gave his protection to

A) Hinduism

B) Shaivism

C) Buddhism

D) Jainism

52. Who was the founder of the Ghadar Party?

A) Basant Kumar Biswas

B) Sohan Singh Bhakna

C) Ram Prasad Bismil

D) Kartar Singh

53. Who wrote ‘Akbarnama’?

A) Abul Fazal

B) Faizi

C) Abdur Rahim

D) Abdul Qadir

54. Which one of the following mentioned division of the Mauryan Society into seven classes?

A) Ashoka’s Edicts

B) Indica

C) Kautilya’s Arthshastra

D) Vishnu Purana

55. Who, among the following, was not a part of the Mauryan dynasty?

A) Ajatashatru

B) Bindusara

C) Chandragupta Maurya

D) None of these

56. Which Sikh Guru initiated ‘The Khalsa’?

A) Guru Nanak Dev

B) Guru Gobind Singh

C) Guru Angad Dev

D) Guru Tegh Bahadur

57. Which one of the following was NOT a condition laid down in the GandhiIrwin Pact?

A) The India National Congress should stop the civil disobedience movement

B) Removal of salt tax, allowing to produce, trade and sell legally

C) Withdrawal of tax on khadi production

D) Participation in the Round Table Conference by the Indian National Congress

58. Who amongst the following succeeded the Mughal throne in the year 1556?

A) Sher Shah Suri

B) Jehangir

C) Shah Jahan

D) Akbar

59.  Taj-ul-Mulk was the loyal minister of which Sultan?

A) Mubarak Shah

B) Muhammad Shah

C) Alauddin Shah

D)  Khizr Khan

60. The most important check on the absolutism of sultans of Delhi was the power of

A) wazir

B) Quran

C) caliph

D) ulemas

61. Bhagavatiam refers to worship of

A) Vasudeva Krishna

B) Brahma

C) Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva

D) Durga as Shakti

62. Which Tamil text is called Bible of Tamil land?

A) Silappadikaram

B) Tolkkappiyam

C) Tolkkappiyam

D) Tirukkural

63. Who was the first Chalukyan king?

A) Pulakeshini-II

B) Narsimhavarman I

C) Vasishthiputra Pulumayi

D) None of the above

64. In 1890 the first woman graduate of Calcutta University addressed the Congress session. Who was she?

A) None of the above

B) Pandita Rama Bai

C) Kadambini Ganguly

D) Malvika Mukerjee

65. Who among the following Europeans were the last to come to pre independence India as traders?

A) Dutch

B) English

C) French

D) Portuguese

66. The Radcliffe Committee was appointed to

A) solve the problem of minorities in India

B) give effect to the Independence Bill

C) enquire into the riots in East Bengal

D) delimit the boundaries between India and Pakistan

67.The Taj Mahal is called a ‘dream in marble’. Which monument is called as ‘a dream of stone’?

A. The Rang Mahal

B.The Panch Mahal

C. The Red Fort

D. The Bahai temple

68. Who among the following came to India at the instance of Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni?

A. AI-Masudi

B. AI-Beruni

C. Sulaiman

D. Abdul Haq

69. Surdas was a disciple of which among the following saints?

A. Guru Nanak

B. Guru Ramdas

C. Nimbarkacharya

D. Vallabhacharya

70. The name Buddha means

A) enlightened

B) learned

C) divine

D) sacred

71. Austria, Russia and Prussia formed an alliance called

A) the revolutionary alliance

B) triple alliance

C) holy alliance

D) triple entente

72. Sardinia was the strongest state of

A) Germany

B) France

C) Italy

D) Holland

73. The Paris Commune fought for

A) Workers rights

B) Landlords rights

C) Industrialists rights

D) People rights

74. Who among the following was called as ‘Father of Indian Renaissance’?

A) B. G. Tilak

B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

C) Lala Lajpat Rai

D) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

75. The only ruler of India who ruled over territories in Central Asia beyond the Pamirs was:

A) Kanishka

B) Ashoka

C) Samudragupta

D) Harsha

76. Which was the first newspaper to be published in India?

A) Bombay Samachar

B) Bengal Gazette

C) Bengal Chronicle

D) The Hindu

77. The King Kanishka held a great Buddhist Council under whose presidentship?

A) Asvaghosha

B) Sanghraksha

C) Nagasena

D) Vasumitra

78. Under which one of the following system of assessment, the British Government collected revenue directly from the farmers?

A) Zamindari

C) Annawari

B) Ryotwari

D) Desaiwari

79. The Chola empire reached its zenith under

A) Parantakal 1

B) Raja raja

C) Rajendra Chola I

D) Rajendra Chola II

80. The capital of Kakatiya dynasty was

A) Madurai

B) Hampi


D) Warangal

81. Satavahanas belonged to

A) Maharashtra

B) Andhra region

C) Konkan region

D) Kalinga

82. Which of the following was the lowest unit of Chola administration?


B) Kottam

C) Kurram

D) Valanadu

83. Bahmani Kingdom in South India extinguished in the

A) beginning of 16th century

B) end of 16th century

C) beginning of 17th century

D) later half of 17th century.

84. Harihara and Bukka, the founders of the Vijayanagara kingdom shaped the course

of their conduct on the advice of

A) Tukarain

B) Ranidas

C) Tulsidas

D) Vidyaranya

85. The special feature of the financial system of Vijayanagara was

A) surplus revenue

B) land tax

C) revenue from seaports

D) currency system

86. The Babmani Kingdom was founded by

A) Timur

B) Zain-ul-Abidin

C) Malilc Kafur

D) Hasan

87. A lot of details regarding the village administration under the Cholas is provided by the inscriptions at

A) Thanjavur

B) Uraiyur

C) Kanthipuram

D) Uttaramerrur

88. The dynasty that excelled itself as a naval power was that of the

A) Cheras

B) Pallavas

C) Cholas

D) Hoysalas

89. Madurai was the capital of


B) Pallavas

C) Pandyas

D) Rashtrakutas

90. After the Mauryas the most important kingdom in the Deccan and Central India was that of the

A) Vakatakas

B) Cholas

C) Satavahanas

D) Pallavas

91. A Pala ruler who was raised to the throne by different sections of people


B) Mahipala

C) Devapala

D) Dharmapala

92. In the Sangam age, Uraiyur was important for

A) Its being a great centre of spice trade.

B) Its being a great centre of cotton trade.

C) its being a great emporium of foreign trade.

D) Its being a great centre of indigenous trade.

93. The spiritual leader associated with the founding of Vijayanagara kingdom was

A) Ramdas

B) Purandaradas

 C) Vidyaranya

D) Appayya Dikshitar

94. The Act constituting the first legislative interference by the British Parliament in the affairs of India was the

A) Fox’s India Act, 1783

B) Pitt’s India Act, 1784

C) Regulating Act, 1773

D) Declaratory Act, 1781

95. Who among the following had pioneered the Khilafat Movement?

A) The Ali brothers

B) MA Jinnah

C) Syed Ahmed Khan

D) RM Sayani

96. Who had been the first to emphasise the instruction in literature and science through the English Language was essential for building a modern India?

A) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

B) GK Gokhale

C) Raj Ram Mohun Roy

D) MM Malaviya

97. The office of Governor-General of India was created by the

A) Government of India Act, 1833

B) Government of India Act, 1858

C) Charter Act, 1833

D) Charter Act, 1813

98. Who had set up the Anti-Untouchability League for the eradication of the evil of untouchability?

A) Jagjivan Ram

B) Dr BR Ambedkar

C) Acharya Kripalani

D) Mahatma Gandhi

99. In 1908, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was imprisoned for six years and sent to

A) Mandalay

B) Delhi

C) Singapore

D) Andaman and Nicobar Island

100. The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act was passed during the viceroyalty of

A) Ripon

B) Curzon

C) Hastings

D) Dalhousie

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