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History Previous Paper 2000

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 1 of 13
 
1.
 
Babur established Mughal rule in Indiathrough his victory in 1526, overa.
 
Rana Sangab.
 
Sikandar Lodic.
 
Daulat Khan Lodid.
 
Ibrahim Lodi2.
 
Consider the following statements :1.
 
Minister and general of Adil Shah.2.
 
trader or Baniya by birth.3.
 
governor of Agra.4.
 
general of Sikandar Shah.Which of the above statement(s) is/arecorrect?a.
 
1 and 2b.
 
1, 2 and 3c.
 
2 and 4d.
 
1 alone3.
 
In the Mughal empire, the unit of landrevenue assessment wasa.
 
Individual peasantb.
 
Villagec.
 
Parganad.
 
Zamindar4.
 
The painter of the Mughal schoolparticularly celebrated for his paintings of birds, animals and flowers wasa.
 
Bichitrb.
 
Miskinc.
 
Abdus Samadd.
 
Mansur5.
 
Babur introduced in India,a.
 
The art of Persian paintingb.
 
Royal court poetryc.
 
Four –square gardensd.
 
Building with sloping walls6.
 
The earliest surviving building in Indiacontaining a true dome is thea.
 
Gol Gumbadb.
 
Arhai Din Ka Jhoprac.
 
Tomb of Sultan Garhid.
 
Alai Darwaza7.
 
The largest Mughal period bridge in Indiawas built in Akbar’s time ata.
 
Delhi (Barapula)b.
 
Jaunpurc.
 
Jajud.
 
Nurpur8.
 
The Turks brought with them musicalinstrumentsa.
 
Rabab and Sarangib.
 
Sitar and Flutec.
 
Veena and Tablad.
 
Tanpura and Mridanga9.
 
Consider the following professions:1.
 
Spinning2.
 
Weaving3.
 
Weeding and transplanting4.
 
Rubble making and carrying bricks andplaster materials.Which of the above professions werelargely carried on by women workers inMughal India, as is evident from theMughal miniatures and glossaries?a.
 
1, 3 and 4b.
 
1 and 2c.
 
1, 2 and 3d.
 
3 and 410.
 
The contemporary source that providesstatistical data immensely valuable to thestudy of economy of the Mughal Empire isthea.
 
Tabaqat-i-Akbarib.
 
Ain-i-Akbaric.
 
Tuhfah-i-Akbarshahid.
 
Badshahnama11.
 
Match the places mared as A,B,C and Don the given map with the descriptionsgiven below:1.
 
Buddhist University functioning untilthe 13th century.2.
 
Site of famous temple built in the formof a chariot.3.
 
Site of important diamond mines.4.
 
Site of battle of Samugarh where DaraShikoh was defeated by Aurangzeb.
 
IAS-Pre-2000
HISTORY
 
 2 of 13Select the correct answer using thefollowing codes:a.
 
A-4 B-3 C-1 D-2b.
 
A-3 B-1 C-4 D-2c.
 
A-4 B-2 C-3 D-1d.
 
A-2 B-3 C-1 D-412.
 
The cavalry of Shivaji was known asa.
 
Risalab.
 
Sir-i-Naubatc.
 
Bergird.
 
Paga13.
 
Bahadur Shah I did nota.
 
Abolish Jaziab.
 
Release Shahuc.
 
Restart playing Holi at the courtd.
 
Support the practice of sati14.
 
Zakat under the Mughals signifieda.
 
A tax on trade amounting to 2 ½ % of valueb.
 
War bootyc.
 
Land tax on Muslims amounting to10% of produced.
 
Tax imposed on non-Muslims15.
 
The complaint that lakhs had beencollected under Jaziya but hardly anythingreached the imperial treasury was made bywhich one of the following historians of Aurangzeb’s reign?a.
 
Muhammad Kazimb.
 
Isardas Nagarc.
 
Khafi Khand.
 
Bhim Sen16.
 
In the Battle of Takkolama.
 
The Cholas defeated the Rashtrakutasb.
 
The Rashtrakutas defeated the Cholasc.
 
The combined forces of Cholas andRashtrakutas defeated the Chalukyasd.
 
The Chalukyas defeated theRashtrakutas17.
 
Consider the following statements abouttemples built by Cholas:1.
 
The earliest Chola temple dating from10th Century is the one at Dadapuramin South Arcot.2.
 
The huge Chola temples of Tanjoreand Gangaikonda-cholapuram aremarked by their lofty towers.3.
 
The later Chola temples have mightygopurams or gateways.Which of the above statements are correct?a.
 
Noneb.
 
1 and 2c.
 
2 and 3d.
 
1, and 318.
 
Ramanuja was obliged to leave Srirangamowing to the hostility of a.
 
Rajarajab.
 
Rajendra Choladeva Ic.
 
Adhirajendrad.
 
Kulottunga I19.
 
Firuz Tughluq may be said to have broughtabout the decline of the Delhi Sultanatebecause hea.
 
Conducted a very large number of military campaignsb.
 
Spent too much money on canalsc.
 
Allowed nobility to become hereditaryd.
 
Provoked peasant rebellions by hisoppression20.
 
Match the places marked as A,B,C and Don the given map with the descriptionsgiven below:1.
 
Capital of the Peshwas.2.
 
Place where Kabir lived.3.
 
Famous centre of production of chintz(printed cloth).4.
 
Famous site of early medievalsculpture.Select the correct answer using the codesgiven below:a.
 
A-2 B-1 C-4 D-3b.
 
A-3 B-1 C-2 D-4c.
 
A-1 B-3 C-2 D-4d.
 
A-3 B-4 C-1 D-221.
 
Match List-I with List-II and select thecorrect answer:List-IA.
 
Ganganendranath TagoreB.
 
Devika RaniC.
 
Rukmini Devi ArundaleD.
 
Allauddin KhanList-II1.
 
Hindustani classical music2.
 
Classical dance3.
 
Film4.
 
Painting
 
 3 of 13a.
 
A-3 B-4 C-2 D-1b.
 
A-4 B-3 C-1 D-2c.
 
A-4 B-3 C-2 D-1d.
 
A-3 B-4 C-1 D-222.
 
Consider the following pairs of authorsand their works:1.
 
Munshi Prem Chand : Soz-e-Vatan2.
 
Sri Sri : Desa Caritralu3.
 
Rabindranath Tagore : Kalindi4.
 
C. V. Ramana Pillai : MarthandaVarmaWhich of the above pairs are correctlymatched?a.
 
1, 2, 3 and 4b.
 
1, 2 and 4c.
 
2 and 3d.
 
1, 3 and 423.
 
Match List-I with List-II and select thecorrect answer:List-I (Buildings)A.
 
Victoria Memorial Hall, CalcuttaB.
 
Central Secretariat, New DelhiC.
 
Gateway of India, MumbaiD.
 
Madras University Senate House,ChennaiList-II (Architects)1.
 
Herbert Baker2.
 
W. Emerson3.
 
R.F. Chisholm4.
 
George Clarkea.
 
A-2 B-1 C-3 D-4b.
 
A-1 B-2 C-3 D-4c.
 
A-2 B-1 C-4 D-3d.
 
A-1 B-2 C-4 D-324.
 
Match List-I with List-II and select thecorrect answer:List-IA.
 
Condition of IndiaB.
 
Mother IndiaC.
 
Farewell to IndiaD.
 
Passage to IndiaList-II1.
 
Edward Thompson2.
 
E.M. Forster3.
 
India League4.
 
Katherine Mayoa.
 
A-2 B-1 C-4 D-3b.
 
A-3 B-4 C-1 D-2c.
 
A-3 B-1 C-2 D-4d.
 
A-4 B-2 C-1 D-325.
 
Consider the following events:1.
 
Cabinet Mission Plan2.
 
Bombay Plan3.
 
Wavell Plan4.
 
Mountbatten PlanThe correct chronological order of theseevents isa.
 
2, 1, 3, 4b.
 
2, 1, 4, 3c.
 
1, 2, 3, 4d.
 
1, 2, 4, 326.
 
Consider the following events:1.
 
Cripps Mission2.
 
Quit India Movement3.
 
Individual Satyagraha4.
 
August OfferThe correct chronological order of theseevents is:a.
 
4, 3, 2, 1b.
 
4, 3, 1, 2c.
 
3, 4, 1, 2d.
 
3, 4, 2, 127.
 
Indian War of Independence, 1857 waswritten bya.
 
S. N. Senb.
 
R. C. Majumdarc.
 
V. D. Savarkard.
 
S. B. Choudhuri28.
 
Match List-I with List-II and select thecorrect answer:List-IA.
 
Fazl-I- HusainB.
 
Shahid SuhrawardyC.
 
Ibrahim RahimtullahD.
 
Abdul BariList-II1.
 
Bombay2.
 
U. P.3.
 
Punjab4.
 
Bengala.
 
A-4 B-2 C-3 D-1b.
 
A-3 B-1 C-2 D-4c.
 
A-3 B-4 C-1 D-2d.
 
A-4 B-3 C-2 D-129.
 
Match List-I with List-II and select thecorrect answer:List-IA.
 
P.S. Sivawami IyerB.
 
Munnuswami NaiduC.
 
MadeleineD.
 
Narasimha ChintamaniList-II1.
 
Mahatama Gandhi’s associate2.
 
National Liberal Federation3.
 
Justice Party4.
 
Industrya.
 
A-1 B-2 C-3 D-4b.
 
A-3 B-2 C-1 D-4

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