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Glimpses of Indian History

Exam NameGlimpses of Indian History
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Question: The statue of Gomateshwara at Sravanabelagola was built by—

Answer:Chamundaraya


Question: ‘Live well, as long as you live. Live well even by borrowings, for once cremated,there is no return’. The rejection of after life is an aphorism of the—

Answer:Charvakas


Question: Which one of the following usages was a post-Vedic development ?

Answer:Brahmacharya-Grihasthashrama-Vanaprastha-Sanyasa


Question: The capital of the kingdom of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was—

Answer:Lahore


Question: In the Gandhara sculptures the preaching mudra associated with the Buddha's first Sermon at Sarnath is—

Answer:Dharmachakra


Question: The name of the poet Kalidas is mentioned in the—

Answer:Aihole inscription


Question: Zero was invented by—

Answer:An unknown Indian


Question: Which one of the following important trade centres of ancient India was on the trade route connecting Kalyana with Vengi ?

Answer:Tagara


Question: The first Indian ruler who joined the subsidiary Alliance was—

Answer:The Nizam of Hyderabad


Question: Vidhushaka, a common character in Sanskrit drama is invariably a—

Answer:Brahmana


Question: Toramana belonged to the ethnic horde of the—

Answer:Hunas


Question: Who among the following is said to have witnessed the reigns of eight Delhi Sultans ?

Answer:Amir Khusrau


Question: The first Indian ruler to organize Haj pilgrimage at the expense of the state was—

Answer:Akbar


Question: Who among the following ladies wrote a historical account during the Mughal period ?

Answer:Gulbadan Begum


Question: The first to start a joint stock company to trade with India were the—

Answer:Dutch


Question: The caves and rock-cut temples at Ellora are—

Answer:Hindu, Buddhist and Jain


Question: The significance of the Bengal Regulation of 1793 lies in the fact that—

Answer:It accommodated the personal laws of Hindus and Muslims


Question: The Mansabdari system introduced by Akbar was borrowed from the system followed in—

Answer:Mongolia


Question: Which one of the following monuments has a dome which is said to be one of the largest in the world ?

Answer:Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur


Question: Ashtapradhan was a Council of Ministers—

Answer:In the Maratha administration