Indian History – Series 5


11) Humayun lost the Mughal Empire to Sher Shah Suri finally In the battle of

(a) Chunar

(b) Chausa

(c) Ghagra

(d) Kannauj

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Option -d)


12) The Pallava ruler who built the famous Kailash temple at Kanchi and the Shore temple at Mahabalipuram was

(a) Narsimhavarman II

(b) Parmesvarvarman I

(c) Mahendra Varman I

(d) Narsimhavarman

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Option -a)


13) The state-promoted canal irrigation system was initiated by

(a) Alauddin Khalji

(b) Ghiyasuddin Tughluq

(c) Muhammad-bin-Tughluq

(d) Firuz Tughluq

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Option -b)


14) What was the religion of Malik Kafur before he entered the service of Alauddin?

(a) Zoroastrianism

(b) Hinduism

(c) Buddhism

(d) Jainism

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Option -b)


15) The Sikh Guru who fought in the Mughal ranks during the reign of Aurangazeb was

(a) Tegh Bahadur

(b) Har Rai

(c) Amar Das

(d) Angad

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Option -a)


16) The Constituent Assembly was formed on the recommendations of the

(a) Government of India Act, 1935

(b) Cabinet Mission Plan

(c) Cripps’ Mission

(d) Mountbatten Plan

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Option -b)


17) Nana Sahib the adopted son of Peshwa Baji Rao II had become a great enemy of the British because

(a) The Queen had humiliated him

(b) He had lost his title

(c) The British had stopped his pension

(d) His estate had been snatched from him

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Option – c)


18) The 1857 revolt did not acquire much intensity in

(a) Delhi

(b) Awadh

(c) Bombay

(d) The Chambal Region

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Option – c)


19) During the Viceroyalty of Sir John Lawrence the bone of contention between India and Bhutan was

(a) Duars

(b) Jalpaiguri

(c) Goalpara

(d) Cooch Behar

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Option -a)


20) To establish French political influence in Sothern India, Dupleix had an opportunity in the disputed succession to the thrones of

(a) Delhi and Awadh

(b) Hyderabad and Carnatic

(c) Travancore

(d) Vijayanagar and Ahmednagar

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Option -b)

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