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Indian History Mock Test – 40

Question No:1

Which one of the following was not known to the Hrappans ?

A. Construction of Wells
B. Construction of Pillars
C. Construction of Drains
D. Construction of Arches



Question No:2

A copper chariot of Harappa times was discovered at—

A. Kuntal
B. Rakhigarhi
C. Daimabad
D. banawali



Question No:3

One of the following sites from where the famous Bull-seal of Indus Valley Civilization was found—

A. Harappa
B. Chanhudaro
C. Lothal
D. Mohenjodaro



Question No:4

Who discovered the Indus Valley Civilization ?

A. Sir Leonard Wooley
B. VS. Agrawal
C. Dayaram Sahni
D. A.L. Basham



Question No:5

Which one of the following animals was not represented on the seals and terracotta art of the Harappan culture ?

A. Cow
B. Elephant
C. Rhinoceros
D. Tiger



Question No:6

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists :

List-I List-II

A. Lothal 1. Ploughed field
B. Kalibangan 2. Dockyard
C. Dholavira 3. Terracotta replica of ap lough
D. Banawali 4. An inscription comprising ten large sized sign of the Harappan script

Codes:
ABCD

A. 1234
B. 2143
C. 1243
D. 2134



Question No:7

Who was the first European to designate Aryan as a race ?

A. William Jones
B. H.H.Wilson
C. Max Muller
D. General Cunningham



Question No:8

The staple food of the Vedic Aryan was—

A. barley and rice
B. milk and its products
C. rice and pulses
D. vegetables and fruits



Question No:9

The battle of Mahabharata is believed to have been foughts at Kurukshetra for—

A. 14 days
B. 16 days
C. 18 days
D. 20 days



Question No:10

Which one of the following stages of the life of man in Aryan Society in ascending order of age, is correct ?

A. Brahmacharya—Grihastha—Vanaprastha—Sanyasa
B. Grihastha-Brahmacharya-Vanaprastha-Sanyasa
C. Brahmacharya—Vanaprastha—Sanyasa-Grihastha
D. Grihastha-Sanyasa-Vanaprastha-Brahmacharya



Question No:11

Who among the following wrote Sanskrit Grammar ?

A. Kalidasa
B. Charaka
C. Panini
D. Aryabhatt



Question No:12

Which river has no mention in Rigaveda ?

A. Sindhu
B. Saraswati
C. Yamuna
D. Periyar



Question No:13

Assertion (A) : The development of a high stage of abstract thinking is a marked feature of early Vedic Literature.

Reason (R) : Cosmic mystery of creation and records of philosophic doubts about it are a part of the many Vedic hymns.

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



Question No:14

Which of the following is the major impact of Vedic Culture on Indian History ?

A. Progress of philosophy
B. Development of culture
C. Rigidification of caste system
D. Perception of a new world



Question No:15

In which language was the ‘Shrimad Bhagavad Gita’ originally written ?

A. Sanskrit
B. Apabhramsa
C. Prakrit
D. Pali



Question No:16

Purushasukta is founded in the —

A. Bhagavad Gita
B. Rigaveda
C. Manusmriti
D. Atharvaveda



Question No:17

The hymns of ‘Rigaveda’ are the work of—

A. one author
B. four author
C. seven author
D. many author



Question No:18

The Government of India has decided to declare which of the following rivers as ‘National River’ ?

A. Ganga
B. Yamuma
C. Kaveri
D. Brahmaputra



Question No:19

Patanjali is well-known for the compilation of—

A. Yoga Sutra
B. Panchatantra
C. Brahma Sutra
D. Ayurveda



Question No:20

The God who is the most prominent in ‘Rigaveda'”is—

A. Indra
B. Agni
C. Pasupati
D. Vishnu