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


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