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Indian History Mock Test – 54

Question No:1

Who among the following presided over the Buddhist Council held during the reign of Kanishka at Kashmir ?

A. Parsva
B. Nagarjuna
C. Sudraka
D. Vasumitra



Question No:2

Consider the following statements :

1. The last Maury an ruler, Brihadratha was assassinated by his commander-in-chief, Pushyamitra Sunga.
2. The last Sunga king, Devabhuti was assassinated by his Brahmana minister Vasudeva Kanva who usurped the throne.
3. The last ruler of the Kanva dynasty was deposed by the Andhras.
Which of these statement is / are correct ?

A. 1 and 2
B. Only 2
C. Only 3
D. 1, 2 and 3



Question No:3

With reference to the invaders in ancient India, which one of the following is the correct chronological order ?

A. Greeks – Sakas — Kushanas
B. Greeks – Kushanas – Sakas
C. Sakas — Greeks — Kushanas
D. Sakas – Kushanas – Greeks



Question No:4

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists :

List-I (State)– List-II (Emblem)

A. Chera 1. Bow
B. Chola 2. Tiger
C. Pandya 3. Fish
Codes: ABC

A. 123
B. 321
C. 312
D. 213



Question No:5

Match List-I (Book) with List-II (Author) and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists :

List-I— List-II

A. Tolkappiyam 1. Tolakapiyyar
B. Silppadikaram 2. IlangoAdigal
C. Manimekalai 3. Sittalai Sattanar
D. Sivaga Sindamani 4. Tirutttakrdevas

Codes:

A B C D

A. 1 2 3 4
B. 4 3 2 1
C. 2 1 3 4
D. 1 2 4 3



Question No:6

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists :

List-I (Region)– List-II (Meaning)
A. Kurinji 1. Hilly backwoods or montane
B. Palai 2. Parched or arid zone
C. Mullai 3. Pastoral tract
D. Marutam 4. Wetland
E. Neithal 5.Littoral / Coastal

Codes:

A B C D E

A. 1 2 3 4 5
B. 5 4 3 2 1
C. 2 1 3 4 5
D. 1 2 5 4 3



Question No:7

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists :

List-I (State)– List-II (Ruler)
A. Chera 1. Senguttuvan
B. Chola 2. Karikala
C. Pandya 3. Nendujeliyan

Codes:

ABC

A. 123
B. 321
C. 213
D. 132



Question No:8

The capital of Kadamba kings was :

A. Tanjore
B. Vanavasi
C. Kanchi
D. Badami



Question No:9

The third Sangam was held at—

A. Madurai
B. Arrikkamedu
C. Ernakulam
D. Tuticorin



Question No:10

The ‘Paditrupputtu’ is a collection of poems in the praise of which of the following kings ?

A. Chera
B. Chola
C. Pandya
D. None of these



Question No:11

Which one of the following is correctly matched ?

A. Kural … Kamban
B. Ahananuru … Paranar
C. Purananuru … Mamalanar
D. Silappadikaram … Ilango Adigal



Question No:12

Tolakappiyam’ is related to—

A. Administration
B. Law
C. Grammar
D. None of these



Question No:13

The author of ‘Kural’ or ‘Muppal’, a treatise on polity, ethics ad social norms, was—

A. Tolakapiyyar
B. Tiruvalluvar
C. Ilango Adigal
D. Sittalai Sattanar



Question No:14

Which of the following is called ‘The Bible of Tamil Land’ ?

A. Kural
B. Tolkappiyam
C. Silappadikaram
D. Manimekalai



Question No:15

Who was the founder of Pattini cult related to worship of goddess of chastity – Karmagi ?

A. Sengattuvan
B. Karikala
C. Nendujeliyan
D. None of these



Question No:16

Who was the founder of Puhar (Kaveripattanam) ?

A. Karikala
B. Senguttuvan
C. Nendujeliyan
D. None of these



Question No:17

About which of the following, it is said that: ‘the space in which an elephant could lie down produced enough to feed seven persons’ ?

A. Kaveri delta
B. Sunderban delta
C. Raichur doaab
D. None of these



Question No:18

Which of the following were the patrons of Sangam, an assembly of Tamil poets ?

A. Chera
B. Chola
C. Pandya
D. Kadamb



Question No:19

Who was the first known Gupta ruler ?

A. Srigupta
B. Chandragupta I
C. Ghatotakacha
D. Kumargupta I



Question No:20

The silver coins of the Gupta period were known as—

A. Dinar
B. Rupyaka
C. Satamana
D. Karsharpana