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Uttarakhand Special Subordinate Education Services (Lecturer Group C) (General & Women’s Branch Screening (Second Phase) Exam-2018 Subject: History

1. Mohanjodaro is situated in the district of :

(a) Montogomari

(b) Lahore

(c) Larkana

(d) Layalpur

2. Which is the earliest text of Vedic literature ?

(a) Rigveda

(b) Upanishada

(c) Sutras

(d) Epics

 

3. The most powerful deity of Rigvedic period was

(a) Agni

(b) Som

(c) Indra

(d) Varun

 

4. The theory of divine kingship for the first time is found in

(a) Rigvedic literature

(b) Later Vedic literature

(c) Jain literature

(d) Buddhist literature

 

5. Hiranya tax was

(a) Service tax

(b) Sales tax

(c) Agricultural tax

(d) Religious tax

 

6. Varahamihira wrote the famous text

(a) Arthashastra

(b) Mrichchhakatikam

(c) Shukranitisar

(d) Vrihatsamhita

 

7. Kshatraps were the provincial governors under whom ?

(a) Kushanas

(b) Sakas

(c) Indo-Greeks

(d) Pallavas

 

8. Which officer was in-charge of religion and morality during the Ashoka’s rule ?

(a) Mahamatra

(b) Dharam Mahamatra

(c) Rajuka

(d) Polish

 

9. Who wrote ‘Kadambari’ ?

(a) Harshavardhana

(b) Kalidasa

(c) Banbhatt

(d) Sheelbhadra

 

10. Who was the first Tirthankar of Jainism ?

(a) Mahaveer Swami

(b) Arishtanemi

(c) Rishabha Dev

(d) Parshvanath

 

11. Who was the chairman of third Buddhistha Mahasabha ?

(a) Ashoka

(b) Kanishka

(c) Moggaliputta Tishya

(d) Ashvaghosha

 

12-Who wrote ‘Mudrarakshasa’ ?

(a) Kalidasa

(b) Vishakhadutta

(c) Kautilya

(d) Patanjali

 

13. The ‘Meghavahana lineage’ of the King Kharavela of Kalinga is associated with which dynasty ?

(a) Chedis

(b) Senas

(c) Kadambas

(d) Ahoms

 

14. According to the ‘Prayaga Prashasti’, what kind of relations did Samudragupta, the Gupta ruler, had with the frontier kings ?

(a) Paying all kinds of taxes

(b) Obeying his orders

(c) Coming to do homage

(d) All of these

 

15. Who was the great scholar of time of Kanishka ?

(a) Nagarjuna

(b) Ashvaghosa

(c) Vasumitra

(d) Charak

 

16. ‘Rajtarangini’ is a source of the history of :

(a) Gujarat

(b) Punjab and Bengal

(c) Kashmir

(d) Maharashtra

 

17. The term ‘Vishti’ in Gupta period was used for :

(a) Land grants

(b) Forced labour

(c) Agricultural labour

(d) Artisans

 

18. Which important educational centre was liberally assisted and protected by the rulers of Maitraka dynasty ?

(a) Kashi

(b) Jagdalla

(c) Dhara

(d) Vallabhi

 

19. Which of the following Vakataka rulers performed four Ashwamegha Yajnas and assumed the title of Samrat ?

(a) Pravarsen-I

(b) Rudrasen-II

(c) Narendrasen

(d) Prathvisen-II

 

20. The ‘Kollam Samvat’ is believed to have been started during the period of reforms of which philosopher ?

(a) Ramanujacharya

(b) Kabir

(c) Vallabhacharya

(d) Shankaracharya

 

21. Where did the institute named ‘Sabha’ operate under the local self-government and village administration during the Chola period ?

(a) Valnadu

(b) Nadu

(c) Village given to the Brahmins in grant

(d) Ordinary village

 

22. Which Hoysala ruler patronised the construction of the ancient Hoysaleshwar and Chennakeshava temples ?

(a) Narasimha-I

(b) Veer Ballal

(c) Vishnuvardhana

(d) Narsimha-II

 

23. In the court of which Pala ruler did the king of Java Shailendra Balaputradev, sent a mission related to students of Java, studying in the Nalanda University ?

(a) Dharmapala

(b) Devpala

(c) Narayanpala

(d) Mahipala-I

 

24. The Sen ruler, who was the author of “Danasagar” and ‘Adbhut Sagar’ astrology books

(a) Samant Sen

(b) Ballal Sen

(c) Vijay Sen

(d) Lakshman Sen

 

25. To build pressure on the Gurjar-Pratihara, which dynasty aligned with the Arabs, and permitted them to build mosques and laws along with other mercantile facilities ?

(a) Chalukya of Badami

(b) Palas

(c) Rashtrakutas

(d) Paramaras

 

26. ‘Padmavati Katha’ was written by

(a) Mulla Daud

(b) Damodar Kavi

(c) Qutuban

(d) Malik Muhammad Jayasi

 

27. Iqta system was introduced by

(a) Iltutmish

(b) Balban

(c) Qutubuddin Aibak

(d) Nasiruddin Mohammad

 

28. The Sultan, who declared himself Khalifa, was :

(a) Iltutmish

(b) Qutubuddin Mubarak Shah

(c) Alauddin Khalji

(d) Sikandar Lodi

 

29. The Sultan, who established the city of Agra, was

(a) Qutubuddin Aibak

(b) Khizra Khan

(c) Firoze Tughlaq

(d) Sikandar Lodi

 

30. After the capture of Chittor, Alauddin Khalji named it

(a) Khijrabad

(b) Adilabad

(c) Kilogarhi

(d) None of these

 

31. Which Sultan assumed the title of ‘Sikandar Sani’ 

(a) Balban

(b) Firoze Tughlaq

(c) Alauddin Khalji

(d) Sikandar Lodi

 

32. During whose reign Persian traveller Abdurajjak came India ?

(a) Devrai-I

(b) Devrai-II

(c) Harihar-II

(d) Veerupaksh-II

 

33. Classic age of Telugu literature was during the kingship of which King ?

(a) Ram Rai

(b) Krishna Dev Rai

(c) Sadashiv Rai

(d) Veer Narsimha

 

34. ‘Sirr-e-Akbar’ is a Persian translation of

(a) The Upanishad

(b) The Ramayana

(c) The Mahabharata

(d) The Veda

 

35. Who was appointed the executive in-charge of all the imperial mint after monetory reforms introduced by Akbar ?

(a) Khawaja Abdus Samad

(b) Todarmal

(c) Raja Mansingh

(d) Abdur Rahim Khan-e-Khana

 

 

36. Which musician was referred by Abul Fazal as “a singer like him has not been in India for the last thousand years” ?

(a) Tansen

(b) Baj Bahadur

(c) Muhammad Hussain

(d) Baiju Baora

 

37. The Sufi saint, who was popularly known as the ‘Mujadded’ :

(a) Sheikh Bahauddin Zakaria

(b) Sheikh Nasiruddin Chirag-e-Delhi

(c) Sheikh Ahmed Sarhindi

(d) Sheikh Sharfuddin Yahya

 

38. The region became one of the great mulberry silk producing region of the world, during the 16th and 17th century ?

(a) Bengal

(b) Mysore

(c) Kashmir

(d) Ahmedabad

 

39. To which department the “Abdar-Khana” was associated ?

(a) Salary department

(b) Horticulture department

(c) Water Supply department

(d) Postal department

 

40. “Ahadis” in the Mughal military system was :

(a) Light infantary

(b) Manjaniq operating unit

(c) Trained security gaurds

(d) High status Cavalryman

 

41. William Nurris was an English ambassador in the court of 

(a) Akbar

(b) Jahangir

(c) Aurangzeb

(d) Farrukh Siyar

 

42. The Mughal ruler, who created new office of the “Muhtasib” was

(a) Akbar

(b) Jahangir

(c) Shahjahan

(d) Aurangzeb

 

43. Mumtaz Mehal, beloved wife of Shahjahan, died at

(a) Agra

(b) Delhi

(c) Burhanpur

(d) Ajmer

 

44. Razmnama is the Persian translation of

(a) Panchtantra

(b) Ramayana

(c) Mahabharata

(d) None of these

 

45. When did Sir William Jones found Asiatic Society of Bengal ?

(a) 1775 AD

(b) 1776 AD

(c) 1777 AD

(d) 1784 AD

 

46. During anti-partition of Bengal movement “Carlyle Cercular” was related to

(a) Transport

(b) Industry

(c) Educational Institution

(d) None of these

 

47. Who wrote the “Economic History of India” ?

(a) R.C. Majumdar

(b) R.C. Raichoudhary

(c) Vipin Chandra

(d) R.C. Dutta

 

48. Which Indian was appointed as Deputy Diwan of Bengal for the first time ?

(a) Raja Sitab Roy

(b) Mohammed Raza Khan

(c) Asaf Khan

(d) Durga Das

 

49. Elphinstone was the Governor of

(a) Bombay

(b) Madras

(c) Hugli (Culcutta)

(d) Awadha

 

50. In which year Post Office Act was passed ?

(a) 1852 AD

(b) 1853 AD

(c) 1854 AD

(d) 1855 AD

 

51. Who among the following had started the policy of financial devolution or decentralization ?

(a) Lord Clive

(b) Lord Mayo

(c) Lord Ripon

(d) Lord Amherst

 

52. In which year the treaty of Salbai was concluded ?

(a) 1779 AD

(b) 1780 AD

(c) 1782 AD

(d) 1783 AD

 

53-Who among the following was defeated in Porto Novo ?

(a) Nizam

(b) Tipu Sultan

(c) Hyder Ali

(d) Peshwa Baji Rao-I

 

54. Who among the following started the newspaper, ‘Som Prakash’ ?

(a) Raja Ram Mohan Rai

(b) Ishwar Chandra Vidhyasagar

(c) Dayanand Saraswati

(d) Keshav Chandra Sen

 

55. Arrange the following organizations chronologically according to the year of their formation, and choose the correct answer from the codes given below :

(i) Prarthana Samaj

(ii) Ram Krishna Mission

(iii) Brahma Samaj

(iv) Arya Samaj
Codes :
(a) (i), (iii), (iv), (ii)

(b) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)

(c) (iii), (i), (iv), (ii)

(d) (iii), (iv), (ii), (i)

 

56. ‘Prabuddha Bharat’ an English newspaper was published by :

(a) Arya Samaj

(b) Ram Krishna Mission

(c) Theosophical Society

(d) Brahmo Samaj

 

57. During the revolt of 1857 AD Veer Kunwar Singh was related to :

(a) Awadh

(b) Bihar

(c) Kanpur

(d) Lucknow

 

 

58. What was the original name of Nana Saheb ?

(a) Gangadhar

(b) Damodar

(c) Dhundu Pant

(d) Ram Singh

 

59. Where was the headquarters of Theosophical Society in India ?

(a) Adiyar

(b) Bangalore

(c) Calcutta

(d) Bombay

 

60. When the partition of Bengal was revoked ?

(a) 1909 AD

(b) 1910 AD

(c) 1911 AD

(d) 1916 AD

 

61. When was the first session of All India Hindu Mahasabha held ?

(a) April 1915 AD

(b) August 1915 AD

(c) April 1916 AD

(d) June 1915 AD

 

62. After which event Ravindranath Tagore denounced Knighthood ?

(a) Partition of Bengal

(b) Declaration of First World War

(c) Jallianwala Bagh massacre

(d) Chauri-Chaura incident

 

 

63. Which of the following Viceroy started to confer the title of ‘Rai Bahadur’ and ‘Khan Bahadur’ to Indians ?

(a) Lord Ripon

(b) Lord Lytton

(c) Lord Mayo

(d) Lord Dufferin

 

64. Which of the following Governor General / Viceroy was a scholar of history and archaeology ?

(a) Lord Ripon

(b) William Bentinck

(c) Lord Curzon

(d) Lord Dufferin

 

65. Arrange the following events chronologically and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(i) Declaration of Wavell Plan
(ii) Direct action day of Muslim League
(iii) Declaration of Cabinet Mission Plan
(iv) Arrival of Cripps Mission
Codes :
(a) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)

(b) (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)

(c) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)

(d) (iv), (i), (iii), (ii)

 

66. Where was the revolutionary association ‘Abhinav Bharat’ set-up ?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Bengal

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Orissa

 

67. From where Subhash Chandra Bose gave the call ‘Chalo Delhi’ ?

(a) Singapore

(b) Burma

(c) Germany

(d) Japan

 

68. Which name Subhash Chandra Bose gave to Nicobar Island ?

(a) Shaheed

(b) Azad

(c) Vatan

(d) Swaraj

 

69. Who among the following presided over the session of the Indian National Congress twice ?

(a) George Yule

(b) A. Webb

(c) Sir Henry Cotton

(d) William Wedderburn

 

70. Who was the founder of revolutionary society ‘India Home Rule Society’ set-up out of India ?

(a) Shyamji Krishna Verma

(b) Lala Hardayal

(c) Bhai Parmanand

(d) Raja Mahendra Pratap

 

 

71. When did the Dandi March begin at the initiation of Gandhiji ?

(a) 12th May, 1930 AD

(b) 12th April, 1930 AD

(c) 12th March, 1930 AD

(d) 12th February, 1930 AD

 

72. Who among the following was not an extremist leader ?

(a) Lala Lajpat Rai

(b) Bipin Chandra Pal

(c) Dada Bhai Naoroji

(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

 

73. Where was the headquarters of the Gadar Party located ?

(a) New Orleans

(b) San Francisco

(c) Massachusetts

(d) New York

 

74. Name the two other revolutionaries hanged with Bhagat Singh on 23rd March, 1931 AD ?

(a) Rajguru and Sahdev

(b) Azad and Sukhdev

(c) Rajguru and Sukhdev

(d) Raja and Dev

 

75. When was Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh founded ?

(a) 1925 AD

(b) 1936 AD

(c) 1933 AD

(d) 1932 AD

 

76. Who led Bardoli Satyagraha ?

(a) Badruddin Tayyabji

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Vallabhbhai Patel

(d) Vitthalbhai J. Patel

 

77. Who among the following is called Bismark of India ?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Jawaharlal Nehru

(c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

(d) Subhash Chandra Bose

 

78. The Renaissance Scientist, who explained that the planets revolve around the sun was

(a) Kepler

(b) Gutenberg

(c) Rabelais

(d) Francis Becon

 

79. The painter of the famous painting ‘Mona Lisa’ was :

(a) Leonardo da Vinci

(b) Alberti

(c) Michael Angelo

(d) Raphael

 

80. The painting named ‘Last Judgement’ is the creation of which of the following ?

(a) Raphael

(b) Leonardo da Vinci

(c) Michael Angelo

(d) Franz Halls

 

81. The duration of the thirty years war in Europe was :

(a) 1808-1838 AD

(b) 1608-1638 AD

(c) 1708-1738 AD

(d) 1618-1648 AD

 

82. In which year ‘Chartist movement’ ended ?

(a) 1848 AD

(b) 1856 AD

(c) 1838 AD

(d) 1865 AD

 

83. When did Louis XVI called the assembly session of Estates General ?

(a) 17th July, 1789 AD

(b) 14th July, 1789 AD

(c) 23rd June, 1789 AD

(d) 5th May, 1789 AD

 

84. ‘Reign of Terror’ is associated with

(a) France

(b) Germany

(c) Russia

(d) Spain

 

85. Who wrote ‘Social Contract’ ?

(a) Quesne

(b) Rousseau

(c) Voltaire

(d) Montesque

 

86. The ‘War of Sedan’ was fought between

(a) France and Prussia

(b) Austria and France

(c) Prussia and Austria

(d) Russia and Prussia

 

87. In the context of Napoleon, which of the following pair is not correctly matched ?

(a) Birth – 15th August, 1769

(b) Marriage with Josephine – March 1796

(c) Became Emperor – 13th July, 1802

(d) Battle of Waterloo – 18th June, 1815

 

88. When did the second Balkan War take place ?

(a) December 1911 AD

(b) January 1913 AD

(c) June 1913 AD

(d) October 1913 AD

 

89. Who was British Prime Minister during World War-I ?

(a) Lloyd George

(b) Canning

(c) Disraeli

(d) Wellington

 

90. Which of the following country was not with Central Powers in the First World War ?

(a) Germany

(b) Italy

(c) Bulgaria

(d) Turkey

 

91. During First World War on which date United Nations of America declared war against Germany ?

(a) 6th April, 1917

(b) 15th June, 1917

(c) 6th July, 1917

(d) 24th October, 1917

 

92. Which dynasty was dislodged in Russia by the revolution of 1917 AD ?

(a) Romanov

(b) Bourbon

(c) Hapsberg

(d) Hanover

 

93. ‘Opium Wars’ were faught between which countries ?

(a) Japan – China

(b) China – England

(c) China – Russia

(d) China – America

 

94. The great economic depression started from 24th October, 1929 AD. What is this date called ?

(a) Black Monday

(b) Black Tuesday

(c) Black Thursday

(d) Black Friday

 

95. The Second World War started with the invasion of Hitler on Poland. The date of this invasion was :

(a) 1st July, 1939 AD

(b) 28th July, 1939 AD

(c) 1st September, 1939 AD

(d) 3rd September, 1939 AD

 

96. The name of the atom bomb, dropped by U.S.A. on Hiroshima in Japan during World War-II, was :

(a) Little devil

(b) Little fly

(c) Little girl

(d) Little boy

 

97. Who was the organiser of Kuomintsang Party ?

(a) Mao-Tse-Tung

(b) San-Yet-Sen

(c) Chyang-Kei-Shek

(d) Yuanshikai

 

98. When did the fall of Bastille take place ?

(a) 14th June, 1789 AD

(b) 14th July, 1789 AD

(c) 14th August, 1789 AD

(d) 14th September, 1789 AD

 

99. On which date, did the United State of America come into existence as a Independent Nation ?

(a) 4th July, 1776 AD

(b) 15th July, 1776 AD

(c) 28th July, 1776 AD

(d) 31st July, 1776 AD

 

100. In which year did the incident of Bostan Tea Party take place ?

(a) 1771 AD

(b) 1772 AD

(c) 1773 AD

(d) 1774 AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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