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Indian History Mock Test – 58

Question No:1

Arabs were defeated in 738 AD by—

A. Pratiharas
B. Rashtrakutas
C. Palas
D. Chalukyas



Question No:2

Who among the following Rajputa kings defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time ?

A. Prithviraj III
B. Baghel Bhim
C. Jaichanda
D. Kumarpal



Question No:3

Who constructed the world famous Jagannath Temple at Puri ?

A. Krishnavarman
B. Anantvarman
C. Devavarman
D. None of these



Question No:4

The Dilwara Temple is located at—

A. Bhubaneswar
B. Aurangabad
C. Khajuraho
D. Mout Abu



Question No:5

Assertion (A) : The success of the Turks against the Indian rulers at the end of the 12th century was an event that exposed the weakness of the Indian armies.

Reason (R) : Large scale conversions to Islam had depleted the numerical strength of the Indian armies.

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:6

Alberuni lived during the period of which one of the following ?

A. Mahmud Ghaznavi
B. Mohammad Ghori
C. Alauddin Khalji
D. Firuzshah Tughlaq



Question No:7

Jaideva, the famous author of ‘Gita Gobinda’, was the court poet of—

A. Harsha
B. Prithviraj Chauhan
C. Lakshmanasena
D. None of these



Question No:8

Who founded four mathas in the four corners of India ?

A. Shankaracharya
B. Ramanujacharya
C. Bhaskaracharya
D. Madhvacharya



Question No:9

The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at—

A. Bhubaneswar
B. Khajuraho
C. Madurai
D. Mount Abu



Question No:10

Who fought the battle of Waihind (1009 AD) ?

A. Anandpala and Mahmud Ghazanavi
B. Jayapala and Muhmmad Ghori
C. Prithviraj Chauhan and Muhammad Ghori
D. Jaichandra and Bakhtiyar Khalji



Question No:11

The temple of Somnath which was destroyed by Mahmud of Ghazni (Mahmud Ghazanavi) was dedicated to Lord—

A. Siva
B. Vishnu
C. Surya
D. Ganapati



Question No:12

Assertion (A) : Alberuni, who visited India at the time of Mahmud of Ghazni, criticised the Hindus for their exclusiveness which kept them away from the rest of the world.

Reason (R) : He believed that the caste system was responsible for this.

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:13

In India, the first to put forward the theory that the earth revolves round the sun was—

A. Aryabhatta
B. Brahmagupta
C. Bana
D. Kalhana



Question No:14

The Sun Temple of Konark was built by Narasimhadeva I. To which dynasty he belong to ?

A. Somvansi dynasty
B. Gang dynasty
C. Suryavansi dynasty
D. Bhoi dynasty



Question No:15

Which one of the following is NOT a feature of North Indian temple architecture ?

A. Shikhara
B. Garbha Griha
C. Gopuram
D. Pradakshina-path



Question No:16

Who among the following is well known for his contribution in the field of Algebra ?

A. Aryabhatta
B. Brahmagupta
C. Bhaskara
D. Lalla



Question No:17

The presiding deity of Bhojshala Temple is—

A. Goddess Durga
B. Goddess Laxmi
C. Goddess Saraswati
D. Goddess Parvati



Question No:18

Vikramsila Mahavihara was established by the ruler of—

A. Pushyabhuti Dynasty
B. Barman Dynasty
C. SenDyanasty
D. Pal Dynasty



Question No:19

‘Daskumar Charitam’ was composed by—

A. Surdas
B. Dandin
C. Tulsidas
D. Kalidas .



Question No:20

The Laxman Era was started (in 1119 AD) by which of the following dynasty ?

A. Pratiharas
B. Palas
C. Chauhans
D. Sens