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Paper-II 2 D-06-10
1. The eulogies or prashasti among
the following inscriptions :
I. Aihole Inscription of Pulakesin II.
II. Allahabad Pillar Inscription of
Samudra Gupta.
III. Junagarh Inscription of
Rudradaman.
IV. Hathigumpha Inscription of
Kharavela.
Codes :
(A) I, II and III are correct.
(B) I and II are only correct.
(C) II and III are only correct.
(D) I, III and IV are correct.
2. Match List I with List II and
select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
List I
(Indus Valley Town)
List II
(River Bank)
(a) Mohenjodaro 1. Ghaggar
(b) Ropar 2. Ravi
(c) Banawali 3. Sutlej
(d) Harappa 4. Indus
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 2 3 4 1
(B) 2 3 1 4
(C) 4 2 1 3
(D) 4 3 1 2
3. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : The Varna system
existed during the Rigvedic
period.
Reason (R) : Mandala X of Rigveda
mentions Chaturvarna system.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not a correct explanation
of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4. Arrange the following dynasties in
chronological order by using the
codes given below :
I. Shunga dynasty
II. Haryanka dynasty
III. Nanda dynasty
IV. Mauryan dynasty
Codes :
(A) II, I, III, IV
(B) I, II, III, IV
(C) III, I, II, IV
(D) IV, II, I, III
HISTORY
Paper II
Note : This paper contains fifty (50) objective type questions, each question carrying two
(2) marks. Attempt all of them.
Paper-II 4 D-06-10
5. Match the following with reference
to the Buddhas life :
List I
(Symbol)
List II
(Buddhas event)
(a) Lotus 1. Renunciation
(b) Horse 2. Birth
(c) Wheel 3. Mahaparinirvana
(d) Stupa 4. First Sermon
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 2 4 3
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 2 1 3 4
(D) 4 1 2 3

6. The Bodhisatva Doctrine is
associated with
(A) Mahayana Buddhism
(B) Hinayana Buddhism
(C) Vajrayana Buddhism
(D) Theravada Buddhism
7. Four Buddhist Councils were held in
the following places. Arrange them
in chronological order by using the
codes given below :
I. Vaishali
II. Rajagriha
III. Kundala Vana
IV. Pataliputra
Codes :
(A) I, III, IV, II
(B) II, IV, III, I
(C) III, I, IV, II
(D) II, I, IV, III
8. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : Satavahana society
shows traces of matrilineal
elements.
Reason (R) : Queens and not Kings
were the real rulers during
Satavahana period.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not a correct explanation
of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
9. Ashoka carved out rock-cut caves at
Barabar and Nagarjun hills in Bihar
for one of the following :
(A) Hinayana
(B) Digambara
(C) Mahayana
(D) Ajivika
10. The chief port for trade with Burma
and Ceylon during the Mauryan
period was
(A) Arikamedu
(B) Tamralipti
(C) Barukaccha (Broach)
(D) Sopara
11. Buddha image appeared with Halo
(Prabha Mandala) around the head
and adorned with flying Gandharva
Figures and Lotus designs in the
following School of Art :
(A) Gandhara School of Art
(B) Gupta School of Art
(C) Mathura School of Art
(D) Amaravati School of Art
Paper-II 6 D-06-10
12. In which of the following crafts did
India benefit most technologically
under the influence of Rome ?
(A) Glass making
(B) Ship building
(C) Gem-cutting
(D) Manufacture of arms
13. Ujjain was made the second capital
of Guptas during the reign of
(A) Kumara Gupta
(B) Chandra Gupta II
(C) Samudra Gupta
(D) Skanda Gupta
14. Which of the following were the
Buddhist seats of learning ?
I. Nalanda
II. Vikramasila
III. Kanchipuram
IV. Varanasi
Codes :
(A) I, II and IV are correct.
(B) I, III and IV are correct.
(C) I and IV are only correct.
(D) I and II are only correct.
15. Which of the following were the
principal crops of Agriculture during
the Sangam period ?
(A) Rice and Sugarcane
(B) Wheat and Rice
(C) Wheat and Barley
(D) Rice and Cotton
16. Mifta-ul-Futuh composed by Amir
Khusrau describes
(A) The military campaigns of
Jalal-ud-Din Khalji
(B) The meeting between Bughra
Khan and Kaikubad
(C) Ala-ud-Din Khaljis conquest
of Chittor
(D) Ghyas-ud-Din Tughlaqs
achievements
17. Which of the following statements
is/are true ?
(i) Ala-ud-Din Khalji instructed
Malik Kafur to annex the
Kakatiya State.
(ii) Kakatiya ruler Pratap Rudra
was to be made a tributary
King to Ala-ud-Din Khalji.
(iii) Pratap Rudra regularly sent
annual tribute to the Delhi
Sultans.
(iv) Pratap Rudra was escorted to
Delhi by Khusro Shah.
Select your answer from the codes
given below :
Codes :
(A) (i) only
(B) (ii) only
(C) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(D) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
18. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : Sheikh Nizamuddin
Aulia saw the reign of seven
Sultans, succeeding one after
another, on the throne of
Delhi, but he never visited the
court of any of them.
Reason (R) : He disliked the State
Patronage to the Suhrawardi
Sufi Saints.
In the context of the above two
statements, which one of the
following is correct ?
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
Paper-II 8 D-06-10
19. Who stated that although only a
tenth of the (Muslim) population of
Delhi reached Deogir (Daulatabad)
yet they were able to turn the city
into a fertile and prosperous land ?
(A) Ibn Battuta
(B) Shams-i-Siraj Afif
(C) Abd-al-Malik Isami
(D) Zia-ud-Din Barani
20. Match List-I with List-II and select
the correct answer from the codes
given below :
List I List II
(a) Wakil-i-dar 1. Controller-
general of the
military
department
(b) Amir-i-hajib 2. Head of the
State news
agency
(c) Ariz-i-
mumalik
3. Master of
Ceremonies at
the Court
(d) Barid-i-
mumalik
4. Officer
incharge of
royal household
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 4 3 1 2
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 4 1 2 3
(D) 2 3 4 1

21. Which of the following statement is
not true about Kabir ?
(A) He rejected differences based
on caste, race and religion.
(B) He was opposed to scriptural
knowledge.
(C) He rejected adherence to
empty rituals.
(D) He advocated a philosophy of
devotion and labour.
22. Which of the following measures
were taken by Mahmud Gawan to
curb the power of the Bahmani
nobles ?
(i) He reduced the size of their
estates.
(ii) He increased the amount of
land classified as royal
domain.
(iii) He lowered the rate of land
revenue demand.
(iv) He forbade governors from
controlling more than a single
fort.
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
(A) (i), (ii), (iii)
(B) (i), (ii), (iv)
(C) (ii) and (iii)
(D) (ii) and (iv)
23. Who is the author of Archaeology,
Art and Religion : New Perspectives
on Vijayanagara ?
(A) Noburu Karashima
(B) Anila Verghese
(C) Kathleen D. Morrison
(D) Carla M. Sinopoli
24. Arrange the following into correct
chronological order :
(i) Creation of twelve Subahs by
Akbar
(ii) Introduction of the Dahsala
system.
(iii) Introduction of the dagh
system.
(iv) Introduction of the dual rank
(the zat and the sawar).
Select your answer from the codes
given below :
Codes :
(A) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(B) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
(C) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(D) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
Paper-II 10 D-06-10
25. Match List-I with List-II and select
the correct answer from the codes
given below :
List I List II
(a) Introduction of the
practice of Jhroka
darshan
1. 1620
(b) Recovery of Qandahar
from the Safavids
2. 1646
(c) Mughal occupation of
Balkh
3. 1638
(d) Conquest of Kangra 4. 1580
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 4 3 2 1
(B) 1 2 4 3
(C) 4 2 3 1
(D) 1 4 2 3

26. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : It was in Jahangirs
reign that the art of painting
reached its highest water mark.
Reason (R) : He was against
architectural decoration.
In the context of the above two
statements, which one of the
following is correct ?
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
27. Match List-I with List-II and select
the correct answer from the codes
given below :
List I List II
(a) Iqbalnama-i-
Jahangiri
1. Inayat Khan
(b) Tarikh-i-
Rashidi
2. Mutmad Khan
(c) Shahjahannama 3. Isar Das Nagar
(d) Fatuhat-i-
Alamgiri
4. Mirza Haider
Doghlat
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 2 4 3
(B) 4 2 3 1
(C) 2 1 4 3
(D) 2 4 1 3

28. Match List-I with List-II and select
the correct answer from the codes
given below :
List I
(Monument)
List II
(Ruler who
built it)
(a) Jame Masjid
(Char Minar)
1. Abdullah
Qutub Shah
(b) Hira Masjid 2. Shahjahan
(c) Moti Masjid 3. Mohammad
Quli Qutub
Shah
(d) Gol Gumbaz 4. Ali Adil Shah
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 4 3 2
(B) 3 1 2 4
(C) 2 1 4 3
(D) 2 4 3 1

29. Who among the following historians
looks upon Shivaji as the most
constructive genius of medieval
times ?
(A) Vincent A. Smith
(B) M.G. Ranade
(C) Jadunath Sarkar
(D) A.R. Kulkarni
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30. Who applied the Great Firm theory
to explain the decline of the Mughal
Empire ?
(A) W.C. Smith
(B) C.A. Bayly
(C) J.F. Richards
(D) Karen Leonard
31. Arrange in chronological order the
Indian initiative in education.
(i) Bethune School, Calcutta
(ii) Banaras Hindu University
(iii) M.A.O. College, Aligarh
(iv) Hindu College, Calcutta
Codes :
(A) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)
(B) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(C) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(D) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
32. The author of Tuhfut-ul-Muwahidin
was
(A) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(B) Raja Rammohan Roy
(C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(D) Altaf Husain Hali
33. Who denounced Congress as a
microscopic minority ?
(A) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(B) Lord Dufferin
(C) Lord Curzon
(D) Theodore Beck
34. Since when Income Tax was
permanently imposed in India ?
(A) 1860 (B) 1869
(C) 1878 (D) 1886
35. Under the Guarantee System the
British companies investing in
railways were assured a guaranteed
dividend of
(A) 3 % (B) 5 %
(C) 8 % (D) 10 %
36. Maulana Abdul Bari belonged to the
(A) Aligarh School
(B) Deoband Madarsa
(C) Firangi Mahal School
(D) Nadwat-ul-Ulema
37. Who argued the Khilafat Movement
was the result of the emergence of a
Middle Class among Indian
Muslims ?
(A) Peter Hardy
(B) Francis Robinson
(C) W.C. Smith
(D) Mohd. Mujeeb
38. Arrange the following events into
correct chronological order :
(i) Cabinet Mission Plan
(ii) Bombay Plan
(iii) Wavell Plan
(iv) Mountbatten Plan
Codes :
(A) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(C) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(D) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
39. Who opened a widow home at Pune,
formed a widow remarriage
association, married to a widow in
1893 and in 1916 founded a Womens
University in Bombay ?
(A) M.G. Ranade
(B) Prof. D.K. Karve
(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(D) G.V. Joshi
40. Match List-I with List-II and select
the correct answer from the codes
given below :
List I List II
(a) Vanchi Iyer 1. Tinnevelli
Conspiracy
Case
(b) T.K. Madhavan 2. Vaikom
Satyagraha
(c) Srinivas Pillay 3. The Hindu
Progressive
Improvement
Society
(d) E.V. Ramaswami
Naiker
4. Self Respect
Movement
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 2 1 3 4
(B) 3 4 2 1
(C) 4 3 1 2
(D) 1 2 3 4
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41. The Subaltern Interpretation of
Indian history is not shared by
(A) Ranjit Guha
(B) Shahid Amin
(C) Bipan Chandra
(D) Gyan Pandey
42. Match List-I with List-II and select
the correct answer from the codes
given below :
List I List II
(a) Mahatma
Gandhi
1. Al-Hilal
(b) Bal Gangadhar
Tilak
2. Harijan
(c) Maulana
Mohd Ali
3. Kesari
(d) Maulana Abul
Kalam Azad
4. Hamdard
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 2 3 4 1
(B) 1 2 3 4
(C) 4 3 2 1
(D) 3 2 4 1
43. Who amongst the following was the
author of the Silk Letter
Conspiracy ?
(A) Maulana Abdul Bari
(B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(C) Zafar Ali Khan
(D) Obeidullah Sindhi
44. Arrange the following events into
correct chronological order :
(i) Chittagong Armoury Raid Case
(ii) Bomb Blast in Muzaffarpur
(iii) Lahore Conspiracy Case
(iv) Kakori Case
Codes :
(A) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
(B) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
(C) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(D) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
45. Bhudan Movement was started by
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Jai Prakash Narayan
(C) Vinoba Bhave
(D) Kaka Kalelkar
46. Who was known as the Prince of
Humanists ?
(A) Francisco Petrarch
(B) Dante
(C) Boccacio
(D) Erasmus
47. Which country could not develop
into a Nation State in the sixteenth
century ?
(A) England (B) France
(C) Germany (D) Spain
48. Match List-I with List-II and select
the correct answer from the codes
given below the lists :
List I List II
(a) Napoleon
Bonaparte
1. A history is
contemporary
history
(b) Jean Jacques
Rousseau
2. Liberty what
crimes are
committed in
thy name
(c) Croce 3. Man is born
free but
everywhere he
is in chains.
(d) Madame
Roland
4. I am the
Child of
Revolution
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 4 3 1 2
(C) 3 4 2 1
(D) 4 3 1 2
49. Who propounded the Theory of
Utilitarianism ?
(A) David Hume
(B) John Stuart Mill
(C) Jeremy Bentham
(D) Eric Stokes
50. The Great Depression (1929)
economic crisis was met by adopting
the policy of
(A) Stimulus
(B) Marshall Plan
(C) New Deal
(D) Open Door