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Ch-2

History and Culture through Ages
1. Consider the following statements
regarding the Harappan civilization and states
that which is incorrect.
(a) It is the first notable civilization
flourished in India.
(b) The culture associated with it is the first
known urban culture.
(c) In this civilization houses were built by
burnt-bricks.
(d) Trade was the main occupation of Harra
ppan people.
2. Consider the following statement
regarding the lothal
1. It was a dockyard
2. It was also a well planned city.
3. It was also an important centre of sea
trade.
Which of the above given statement is/are
incorrect.
(a) 1 and 2 (b) only 2
(c) only 3 (d) None of the above
3. The reals of Harappan civilization has the
image of, which of the following.
(a) Sun (b) Saraswati
(c) One horned Rhino cerous (d) Fire
4. Which of the following tree’ image has
been found on the reals of Harrappan culture.
(a) peepul (b) Neem
(c) Tulsi (d) Rhododendron
5. Consider the following statements
1. There are evidences which states that
there were trade between Indus Valley and
Mesopotamia civilization.
2. Harappan people were perhaps the first to
cultivate cotton
Which of the above given statement is/are
correct
(a) only 1 (b) only 2
(c) both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
6. With reference to Harappan civilization
and society which of the following given
statement is incorrect.
(a) People of Harrappan civilization know
the art of spinney and wearing.
(b) They worshiped a male God reassembly
Lord Vishnu.
(c) The bronze sculpture of a danciy girl
found in Mohenjodaro.
(d) People of this civilization were excellent
potters.
7. Vedic culture has been flourished in the
region of
(a) Ganga - Yamuna plains (b) Satluj plains
(c) Sarawati plains (d) Brahmaputra plains
8. The ‘Veda’ means
(a) Rig Veda (b) Knowledge of the sacred
spiritual things
(c) Sama Veda (d) Yajur Veda
9. The earlier vedic Period is represented by
which one of the following.
(a) Rig Veda (b) Sama Veda
(c) Yajur Veda (d) Atharva Veda
10. Consider the following statements
regard Vedic Culture.
1. Aryan society was patriarchal but women
were not treated with dignity and honour.
2. The chief of a number of villages formed
by a tribe called as ‘rajan’.
(a) Only 1 (b) Only 2
(c) both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1
11. Consider the following statements
regarding the ‘Chaturashrama’ (division of life
span into four stages)
1. This ‘Chaturashrama’ system and its
stages were not applicable to women.
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2. The four stages of ‘Chaturashrama’
system are ‘Brahmacharya’, ‘Grihastha’,
‘Vanaprastha’, ‘Shudras’.
Which of the above given statements is/are
incorrect?
(a) only 1 (b) only 2
(c) both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
12. Which one of the following was not the
Prominent God during the later Vedic period?
(a) Brahma (b) Vishnu
(c) Shiva (d) Indra
13. Which of the following class of people
during Vedic period was not allowed to
Participate in various religions rituals and
Yojanas.
(a) Brahamanas (b) Kshatriyas
(c) Vaishyas (d) Shudras
14. Who of the following is considered as
the founder of Jainism.
(a) Mahavira (b) Rishabhadeva
(c) Brahmadeva (d) Brahadeva
15. Consider the following statements
regarding Jainism
1. It states to follow the three fold path of
Right belief, Right conduct and Right knowledge.
2. Mahavira was the last and 24th
Tirthankara of Jainism.
3. It was split into two sects the
shvetambaras and Digambaras.
Which of the above given statements is/are
correct.
(a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3
(c) 1, 2 and 3 (d) 2 and 3
16. Consider the following statements
regarding Buddhist
1. Gautam Buddha was the contemporary of
Mahavira.
2. Gautam Buddha taught the Four Noble.
Truths and Eight Fold Path.
Which of the above given statements is/are
incorrect?
(a) only 1 (b) only 2
(c) both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
17. In the Besnagar Pillar inscription,
Heliodorus (Greek Ambassadar) describes
himself as a “Bhagavata”. What is the meaning of
Bhagavata.
(a) Intellectual (b) Worshiper of Vishnu
(c) Worshiper of Shiva (d) Educated Person
18. Math the List I and List II and select the
correct answer using the codes given below this
lists.
List I List II
A. Dashavatara
temple
1. Deogarh
B. Cave temple 2. Udaigiri
C. Ajanta Caves 3. Gwalior
D. Bajn Caves 4. Aurangabad
ABCD
(a) 1 2 4 3
(b) 1 3 2 4
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 2 4 3 1
19. Consider the following statements
regarding the different styles of temple
architecture.
1. The Nagara Style consisted of the
Shikharas, the garbhgriha and the manadap.
2. The Dravidian style of consisted of the
vamana and the gopuram.
Which of the above given statement is/are
incorrect?
(a) only 1 (b) only 2
(c) both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
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20. Consider the following statements
1. The Alvars were the Shaivita Saints.
2. The Nayanars were the Vaish navita
saints.
Which of the above given statements is/are
correct?
(a) only 1 (b) only 2
(c) both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
21. The famous Brihadeswar temple has
been built by which of the following.
(a) Raj Raja Chola I (b) Raj Raja Chola II
(c) Pallavas (d) Pandavas
22. Which one of the following is not stated
as the fundamental principle of Islam.
(a) Tauhid (b) Zakat
(c) Sufism (d) Raza
23. Consider the following statements
regarding the sufism.
1. The Sufis preached spirituality through
music and doctrines.
2. The Sufism originated in Iran.
3. The Sufis influenced by the christianity
and Buddhism regarding the establishment of
khanqahs and darfahs.
4. The Sufis were organised into religious
orders or silsilas.
Which of the above given statements is/are
correct
(a) 2, 3 and 4 (b) 1 and 2
(c) 1, 3 and 4 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
24. With reference to the Indo-Islamic
architectural, which of the following is/are the
features of this style of architecture.
1. dome 2. minarets
3. csch 4. vault
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2 and 4
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 (d) 2, 3 and 4
25. The fifth Guru of Sikhs, Guru Arjun Dev
gave the Sikhs three things. Which of the
following are among these three things.
1. Adi Granth
2. Guru mukhi script
3. Golden temple
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 3 and 1
26. Consider the following statements
regarding the Sikhism.
1. The tenth Guru of Sikhs, Guru Govind
Singh created the Khalsa.
2. The ‘Adi Grantha’ is originally written in
the Guru mukhi script.
Which of the above given statements is/are
correct?
(a) both 1 and 2 (b) Neither 1 nor 2
(c) only 1 (d) only 2
27. Which of the following religion taught
the worship of Fire.
(a) Jainism (b) Buddhism
(c) Zoroastrianism (d) Sikhism
28. ‘Zend Avesta’ is the religious book of
which of the following religion.
(a) Jainism (b) Zoroastrianism
(c) Hindu (d) Sikhism
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