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PAPER 2002

1. Consider the following archaeological (a) Kalibangan (b) Dholavira List I List II
sites (c) Mehrgarh (d) Allahdino (Archaeological remains) (Sites)
1. Damdama 2. Kurnool caves A. Bank elephant 1. Sanchi
3. Tekkalakota 4. Naikund 8. Which one of the following Harappan B. Quadripartite Lion 2. Sarnath
sites is situated north of Hindukush?
C. Sunga- Kanva 3. Dhauli
Their correct sequence in order of their (a) Chanhu-daro (b) Manda
bas relief’s
antiquity is (c) Shortugai (d) Sutkagen-dor
4. The majestic 4. Bharhut
(a) 2, 4, 3, 1 (b) 3, 1, 2, 4 gateway
9. Who among the following Vedic Gods
(c) 2, 1, 3, 4 (d) 3, 4, 2, 1 were part of the religious beliefs of Codes:
2. The majority of Early Stone Age tools, the Mittani people? A B C D
in India, were made of (a) Agni, Pushan, Surya, Yama (a) 3 2 1 z4
(a) quartzite (b) steatite (b) Agni, Indra, Mitra, Varuna (b) 3 2 4 1
(c) agate (d) carnelian (c) Indra, Varuna, Mitra, Nasatyas (c) 2 3 4 1
(d) Mitra, Varuna, Pushan, Rudra (d) 2 3 1 4
3. Which one of the following tools is
NOT related to the Palaeolithic culture? 10. Consider the following texts: 15. The passage, “Where reigns the Greek
(a) Hand axe (b) Chopper 1. Satapatha Brahmana king named Amtiyoga and beyond the
(c) Cleaver (d) Celt 2. Brihadaranyaka Upanishad realm of Amtoyoga in the lands of the
3. Acharanga Sutra four kings Tulamaya, Authekina, Maka
4. Consider the following pairs: 4. Vinaya Pitaka and Alikyashudala, Autekina, Maka and
1. Settlement site : Chirand Alikyashudala …”, is taken from
Which of these is/are NOT related to (a) Asokan Edict
2. Grave site : Porkalam
the Vedic literature? (b) Dighanikaya
3. Settlement and : Piklibal (a) Only 4 (b) 1 and 2
Grave site (c) Nearchus (Ancient India as
(c) 2 and 3 (d) 3 and 4 described by Megasthenes)
Which of these pairs are correctly 11. The expression “Second Urbanisation” (d) Stabo’s Geography.
matched?
signifies the 16. Which one of the following inscriptions
(a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3
(a) revival of Harappan cities of Asoka refers to the grant
(c) 2 and 3 (d) 1, 2 and 3
(b) rise of urban centres in the Ganga concession in land revenue to a
5. Match List I with List II and select the valley village?
correct answer from the codes given (c) birth of towns in the Deccan in the (a) Lumbini pillar edit
below the lists. Narmada valley (b) Sarnath pillar edict
List I List II (c) Girnar rock edict
(d) re-building of the town of Kollam
(Sites) (Cultures) (d) Sachin pillar edict
in Kerala
A. Chopani Mando 1. B. Kulli 17. Match List I with List II and select the
B. Kuli 2. Chalcolithic 12. The rules of Buddhist monastic life are
correct answer from the codes given
C. Attirampakkam 3. Pre-Harappan down, primarily, in below the lists.
D. Inamgaon 4. Mescolithic (a) Tripitka List I List II
Codes: (b) Vinaya Pitaka (a) Bhaga 1. A linear measure
A B C D (c) Abhidhamma Pitaka (b) Dhamma 2. The king’s share
(a) 1 3 4 2 (d) Sutta Pitaka (c) Nivartana 3. A coin
(b) 4 2 1 3 (d) Vishti 4. Forced labour
13. Match List I with List II and select the 5. A unit area of land
(c) 1 2 4 3 correct answer from the codes given
(d) 4 3 1 2 Codes:
below the lists.
A B C D
List I List II
6. The “Ash Mounds” from Deccan (a) 2 3 5 4
(Vendangas) (Their subjects)
represent (b) 4 5 3 1
(a) Shiksha 1. Etymology
(a) sites where personages were (c) 2 5 3 4
(b) Kalpa 2. Astrology
cremated (d) 4 3 5 1
(c) Chhandas 4. Phonetics
(b) sites where Vedic sacrifices were 5. Ritual 18. Match List I with List II and select the
performed Codes : correct answer from the codes given
(c) remnants of the settlements of A B C D below the lists.
neolithic cattle keepers (a) 4 1 2 3 List I List II
(d) kilns where pots were baked (b) 3 5 1 4 (a) Gautam Buddha 1. Flask and rosary
7. Excavations at which one of the (c) 4 5 1 3 (b) Jina 2. Dharamachaktra
following sites give evidence of (d) 3 1 2 4 Prvartana mudra
continuous habitation and cultural (c) Vishnu 3. Katyotsarga
14. Match List I with List II and select the pose
evolution from the Stone Age to the correct answer from the codes given
Harappan culture? (d) Bodhisattva 4. Garudadhvaja
below the lists.
Maitreya
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Codes: 27. Consider the following; 32. Consider the following elements:
A B C D 1. Apavahana 1. Durvasa’s curse
(a) 3 2 1 4 2. Abhishyandavamana 2. The signet ring
(b) 2 3 4 1 3. The royal hunt
3. Ahimsa
(c) 3 2 4 1 4. Maricha’s asrama
(d) 2 3 1 4 4. Upasaka status
Which of these elements were
19. Gatha-Saptashati is a collection of In which of these the Arthasastra and
introduced by Kalidasa in adapting the
Prakrit poems dealing with Asokan edict correspond exactly? Sakuntalapakhyana of Mahabharata
(a) love lore (a) 1 and 3 (b) only 1 into his classic play?
(b) worship rituals (c) 2 and 4 (d) 3 and 4 (a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 1, 2 and 4
(c) astrology (c) 2, 3 and 4 (d) 1, 3 and 4
(d) historical biographies of kings 28. The reign of the Greeks in North-
western India did NOT witness the 33. Which one of the following Buddhist
20. Which one of the following documents texts gives information about 16
(a) long distance trade
gives evidence of a temple of Mahajanapadas in the sixth century
Augustus at Muziris in south India ? (b) proliferation of artisanal and craft BC?
(a) Periplus of the Erythrean Sea production (a) Dipvanshe (b) Anguttarnikaya
(b) Nearchus (c) extensive land grants (c) Dighnikaya (d) Tripitaka
(c) Genealogical Tables (d) availability of gold coins in plenty
(d) Sangam Literature 34. Consider the following Mauryan rulers:
29. In the regions ruled by which one of 1. Asoka 2. Dasaratha
21. In the context of south India, Cave the following dynasties, the state 3. Brihadratha 4. Kunal
Script means
formation had been described as
(a) Undeciphered graffiti marks Who among them bore the title of
Secondary State? Devanampiya?
(b) Tamil-Brahmi
(c) Tamil Grantha (a) Satavahanas (b) Gangas (a) only 1 (b) 1 and 2
(d) Pallava Grantha (c) Chalukyas (d) Rashtrakutas (c) 1, 2 and 3 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
22. The story of the transformation of a 30. Match List I with List II and select the 35. Kumarila was an acharya of
dancing girl into a Buddhist nun is correct answer from the codes given (a) Mimamsa (b) Samkhya
narrated in below the lists. (c) Vaiseshika (d) Vedanta
(a) Silappadikaram List I List II
(b) Mammekhalai 36. The city of Siri was founded by
(Landscapes) (Features) (a) Kaiqubad
(c) Tolkappiyam (d) Maduraikkanji
A. Mullan 1. Fertile river (b) Jalaluddin Khalji
23. As per the Allahabad Pillar inscription, valley (c) Alauddin Khalji
in which one of the following ways
B. Marutam 2. Pastures and (d) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
the lungs of South India were treated
by Samudragupta? jungles
37. The text of the document called
(a) violent extermination C. Kurinci 3. The littoral Mahzar, by which Akbar assumed the
(b) capture and release D. Neytal 4. Hills and forests role of supreme arbiter in the matters
(c) permanent subjection 5. Parched land of religion is found in
(d) total displacement followed by Codes: (a) Nizamuddin’s Tabaqat-i-Akbari
annexation of territory ? (b) Arif Quandahari’s Tarikh-i-Alfi
A B C D
24. The play Matta-vilasa–prahasana was (a) 3 4 1 2 (c) Abul Fazl’s Akbarnama
authored by (b) 5 1 2 4 (d) Badauni’s Muntakhab-ut-Tawarikh
(a) Harsha (b) Raja Rajendra
(c) 2 1 4 3 38. When Mahmud Ghaznavi invaded India,
(c) Jaidev (d) Mahendravarman
(d) 5 4 1 3 the rulers of different stages of India
25. Match List I with List II and select the were
correct answer from the codes given 31. Match List I with List II and select the (a) Jayapala, Fateh Daud, Mahipala
below the lists. correct answer from the codes given (b) Raja Bhoja, Mularaja, Shankar-
List I List II below the lists. varman
(Term) (Definition) List I List II (c) Rajyapala, Mahipala, Prithviraja
A. Sthala 1. Cultivated land (Authors) (Their works) (d) Chamundaraja, Mahipala,
B. Kedara 2. Creeper Mihirbhoja
A. Kulasekhara 1. Perumal Tirumoli
C. Krshta 3. High and dry lands
D. Tondai 4. Crop fields Alwar 39. Which one of the following pairs is
Codes: B. Cheraman 2. Adiyula correctly matched?
A B C D Perumal (a) Chishti Shaikh : Hamiduddin
(a) 3 4 1 2 Nayanar Nagauri
(b) 2 1 4 3 C. Chekkilar 3. Periya Puranam (b) Naqshbandi : Shaikh Abdul
(c) 3 1 4 2 D. Ottakutan 4. Kalingattuparani Qadir Jilani
(d) 2 4 1 3 (c) Suhrawardi : Qutbuddin
Codes: Bakhtiyar
26. The rise of the Mahajanapadas has
A B C D Kaki
NOT been causally linked to
(a) the threat of foreign conquest (a) 1 2 3 4 (d) Qadiri : Khawaja Baqi
(b) agrarian expansion (b) 4 3 2 1 Billah
(c) growth of trade and urbanisation (c) 1 3 2 4 40. The author of Tarikh-i Yamini, also
(d) extensive use of iron (d) 4 2 3 1 called Kitab-i Yamini is
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(a) Abdul Fazl Baihaqi (a) Qutubuddin Aibak (c) Brahmins for charitable trusts
(b) Hasan Nizami (b) Iltutmish (d) women without any source of
(c) Abu Nasr Utbi (c) Balban income
(d) Al Kardizi (d) Firuz Shah Tughlaq
59. Which one of the following pairs is
41. Consider the following sites: 49. Pandit Raj Jagannath was the poet NOT correctly matched?
1. Malwa 2. Chittor laureate at the court of (a) Gulbadan Begum : Humayunnama
3. Ranthambhor 4. Gujarat (a) Humayun (b) Akbar (b) Khwand Mir : Qanumi Humayuni
(c) Shahjahan (d) Aurangzeb (c) Ziauddin Barani : Tarikh-i Firuzshahi
The correct sequence of the (d) Khwaja Kalan : Tazkirai Humayun
conquests of these by Alauddin Khalji 50. Balban failed to extend his territorial
wa Akbar
is possessions because of
(a) 2, 3, 4, 1 (b) 4, 1, 2, 3 (a) lack of financial resources 60. The Mahabharata and Rajatarangini
(c) 2, 1, 4, 3 (d) 4, 3, 2, 1 (b) non-cooperation of nobles were translated at the order of Zain-
(c) fear of Mongol invaders ul Abidin of Kashmir, in
42. The Mongol invader, Qutlugh Khwaja, (a) Urdu (b) Persian
(d) revolt of his son
invaded India during the reign of (c) Pushtu (d) Arabic
(a) Balban 51. The first Indo-Muslim classic on
(b) Jalaluddin Khalji political theory and art of governmental 61. Which one of the following Persian
(c) Alauddin Khalji organisation prepared under Iltutmish works was authored by Sujan Rai
was known as Bhandari?
(d) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
(a) Abadul Muluk (a) Ibratnama
43. Which one of the following is NOT a (b) Khulasat-ut Tawarikh
(b) Ahkam-us Sultaniya
Chola revenue term? (c) Shahjahannama
(c) Fatawa-i Jahandari
(a) Kadamai (b) Adimai (d) Muntakhab-ut Tawarikh
(d) Adab-us Salatin
(c) Kudimai (d) Alkkasu
62. Which one of the following
52. Khwaja Mansur, is exclusively famous combinations indicates the correct
44. Consider the following quote: for his skills in Indian History
“No king so benevolent, sympathetic, chronological order of the medieval
(a) calligraphy historical figures?
reverent to the learned and old ever
(b) depiction of events (a) Gulbadan Begum, Chand Bibi,
rose by his own efforts, to the cradle
(c) portrait presentation Jahan Ara, Raziya Sultan
of empire” Minhaj-us-Siraj said this
(d) flora and fauna paintings (b) Jahan Ara, Chand Bibi, Raziya
about
Sultan, Gulbadan Begum
(a) Iltutmish 53. The earliest Chola gold coin of which (c) Raziya Sultan, Gulbadan Begum,
(b) Qutubuddin Aibak we have any knowledge, belongs to Chand Bibi, Jahan Ara
(c) Muhammad Tughlaq the reign of (d) Chand Bibi, Raziya Sultan, Jahan
(d) Raziya Sultan (a) Aditya Chola II Ara, Gulbadan Begum
(b) Uttama Chola
45. Consider the following statements 63. The Sarai structures of the Mughal
(c) Rajaraja Chola
about Rajendra I: period were used for
(d) Rajendra Chola
1. He led a military expedition to the (a) storing gun powder
Ganga valley 54. The Das Muqami Rekhta describing (b) housing travellers
2. He defeated the King of Ceylon, ten stations of Sufism was composed (c) keeping the imperial entourage
Mahindra V by (d) housing the nobles
3. He sent a large embassy of 72 (a) Mansur Al Hallaj (b) Kabir
merchants to China (c) Guru Nanak (d) Mien Mir 64. The earliest proof of Indo-Arab
intellectual contact was the Arabic
Which of these are correct? 55. Shri Guru Granth Sahib does NOT translation of Brahma Gupta’s Brahma
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 1 and 2 contain the hymns of Siddhanta which came to be known
(c) 2 and 3 (d) 1 and 3 (a) Dhanna (b) Pipe as
(c) Raidas (d) Sain (a) Ilmulhisab
46. Who among the following officers
was NOT a part of Alauddin Khalji’s (b) Sindhind
56. The central Asian traveller, Abdur
market control system? (c) Kitabul Siddhanta
Razzaq Smarqandi, who visited the
(a) Diwan-i Riyasat Vijayanagar empire, particularly bought (d) Brahma Siddhanta
(b) Shahna and carried with him Indian 65. Which one of the following pairs is
(c) Barid (a) medicines (b) ivory objects NOT correctly matched?
(d) Diwan-i Mustakhraj (c) paintings (d) textiles (a) Mahmud Ghaznavi : Ayas
47. Alberuni in his Kitabul Hind had 57. In the Vijayanagar empire, the social (b) Balban : Khanbaligh
particularly appreciated the Indians for and religious matters were decided by (c) Babur : Mirza Haidar
a very high degree of proficiency in (a) Samayacaryas or Desaris Dughlat
(a) exchanging and communicating (b) Kavalkaras or Arasukavalkaras (d) Dara Shikoh : Sarmad
their knowledge (c) Dharmopanchas or Dharmdesas 66. Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri was
(b) raising a powerful business class (d) Parsokanas or Dhruvrajas built by Akbar in commemoration of
(c) construction of tanks and (a) his victory of Gujarat
reservoirs at holy places 58. Under the Nayankara system of
Vijayanagar, lands were assigned to (b) the birth of his son, Salim
(d) miniature paintings (c) his marital alliance with Amber
(a) mathas for the maintenance of
48. Who among the following Sultans had temples princess
assumed the title of Zilillah (Shadow (b) persons against annual tributes (d) the completion of twenty-five
of God on the Earth)? and military service years of his rule
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67. To meet the educational needs of the 76. In October 1943, Subhash Chandra 84. Consider the following events:
people, the Madarasa-i Nasiri was built Bose established the Arzee Hukumat- 1. Formation of Home Rule League
in the regin of i Hind at 2. Tilak sentenced to six years’ of
(a) Qutbuddin Aibak (a) Rangoon (b) Singapore deportation on charges of sedition
(b) Iltutmish (c) Germany (d) Japan 3. Formation of Ghadar Party at San
(c) Ruknuddin Firuz Shah Francisco
77. The Strachey Commission was
(d) Jalaluddin Khalji 4. Gandhi’s Champaran Satyagraha
connected with
68. Which one of the following did NOT (a) the Vernacular Press The correct chronological sequence of
form part of the triple alliance on the (b) famine these events is
eve of the first Anglo-Mysore war? (c) education (a) 2, 1, 4, 3 (b) 2, 3. 1, 4
(a) The Raja of Travancore (d) local self-government (c) 3, 2, 1, 4 (d) 2, 1, 3, 4
(b) The Nizam 78. Consider the following statements: 85. Which one of the following Congress
(c) The Marathas The gradual increase in rural Sessions adopted a resolution on
(d) The English indebtedness in India under the British Fundamental Rights and Economic
rule was due to Policy?
69. Who among the following founded a (a) Belgaum, 1934
national paper, a national school and a 1. fragmentation of land holdings
(b) Calcutta, 1928
national gymnasium and made the 2. decline of cottage industries
(c) Lahore, 1929
word “national” popular in the latter 3. lack of development of irrigational
(d) Karachi, 1930
half of the 19th century? facilities
(a) Jyotindranath Tagore 4. introduction of cash crops 86. Consider the following statements:
(b) Rajnarayan Bose 1. The Indian National Congress
(c) Nabagopal Mitra Which of these are correct? boycotted the First Round Table
(d) Satyendranath Tagore (a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2 and 4 Conference.
(c) 1, 3 and 4 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 2. Gandhiji Attended the Second
70. In India, the Federal Court was Round Table Conference.
constituted by an Act of 79. The first president of the All-India
3. After the Second Round Table
(a) 1891 (b) 1909 Trade Union Congress was
Conference, the Ghandhi-Irwin
(c) 1919 (d) 1935 (a) S. A. Dange (b) Lala Lajpat Rai Pact was signed.
(c) Z. A. Ahmed (d) N. M. Joshi 4. Communal Award is associated
71. Who among the following led the 1857
revolt in Bareilly? 80. Consider the following statements: with the Round Table Conferences.
(a) Khan Bahadur Khan Cornwallis’ Permanent Settlement of 87. Who among the following was the
(b) Maulvi Ahmad Ullah Bengal founder member of the Indian
(c) Bakht Khan 1. deprived the zamindars of Association set up in 1876?
(d) Azimullah Khan ownership of their land (a) P. Ananda Charlu
2. put the ryots under the mercy of (b) Pherozeshah mehta
72. Slavery was abolished in India by an the zamindars Indian History (c) Anand Mohan Bose
Act of 3. secured a stable income for the (d) G. Subramaniya lyer
(a) 1829 (b) 1833 company
(c) 1843 (d) 1858 88. Who among the following published
4. made zamindars allies of the East
the first Indian newspaper in English
73. Sir Harcourt Butler Committee was India Company
language in India?
appointed to Which of these are correct? (a) Gangadhar Bhattacharya
(a) investigate the relations between (a) 1 and 4 (b) 2, 3 and 4 (b) Rabindranath Tagore
the British Empire and the Indian (c) 1, 2 and 3 (d) 1 and 2 (c) Mritunjoy Vidyalankar
states (d) Ram Mohan Roy
(b) suggest suitable provisions for 81. Who among the following established
protection of minorities the Vidhwa Vivaha Mandal? 89. Consider the following personalities:
(c) ensure proportionate representa- (a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak 1. Annie Besant
tion of Scheduled Castes and (b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale 2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Scheduled Tribes (c) M. G. Ranade 3. Muhammed Ali Jinnah
(d) find ways for integration of (d) V. D. Savarkar 4. Mahatma Gandhi
princely states
82. Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur Which of them were associated with
74. Who among the following was the encouraged B. R. Ambedkar to start the Home Rule Movement?
Minister and Chief Advisor of Nana the publication of (a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2, 3 and 4
Saheb Peshwa? (a) Bahishkrit Bharat (c) 3 and 4 (d) 1, 2 and 3
(a) Wajid Ali Shah (b) Harijan Bandhu
(b) Azimullah Khan 90. Full membership of the Governor-
(c) Mook Nayak
General's Executive Council was
(c) Maulvi Ahmad Shah (d) Swarajya
extended to the Law Member through
(d) Amiullah Khan
83. Rabindranath Tagore suggested that the
75. The Arya Mahila Sabha was founded the date of partition of Bengal (October (a) Councils Act of 1892
by 16, 1905) be observed as an occasion (b) Councils Act of 1861
(a) Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur of (c) Councils Act of 1853
(b) Nellie Sengupta (a) Solidarity day (d) Councils Act of 1833
(c) Durgabai Deshmukh (b) Rakhi-bandhan day
91. Who among the following said, "Forget
(d) Pandita Ramabai (c) Black day
not that the lower classes, the
(d) Brotherhood day
ignorant, the lower classes, the
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ignorant, the poor, the illiterate, the (a) Lala Shriram contemporary
cobbler, the sweeper are thy flesh and (b) G. D. Birla civilisations.
blood, thy brothers"? (c) Bhulabhai Desai Reason (R) : Bronze Age
(a) Jyotiba Phule (d) J. R. D. Tata civilisations were
(b) B. R. Ambedkar sustained by elaborate
102.Match List I and List II and choose the exchange networks.
(c) Swami Vivekananda correct answer using the codes given
(d) Mahatma Gandhi below the lists. 107.Assertion (A) : Some Yavanas
92. Mahajani Sabhyata was written by List I List II (Greeks) were
(a) Rabindranath Tagore (Literary works) (Individuals) converted to the
A. Din Mitra 1. C.V. Raman Pillai Vaishnava cult during
(b) Munshi Premchand
B. Martanda 2. Mukum Rao Patil the reign of the
(c) Sahajanand Sungas.
Varma
(d) Indulal Yagnik C. New India 3. Vishnu Krishna Reason (R) : Bhagwat erected a
93. Following the Quit India Movement of Chiplunkar Garuda Pillar at
1942 the National Government was D. New India 4. Bipin Chandra Besnagar.
NOT set up in Paul 108.Assertion (A) : The Mauryan kings
(a) Tamluk (b) Satara Codes: did not make grants of
(c) Monghyr (d) Talcher A B C D villages on religious
(a) 3 4 1 2 grounds.
94. Which one of the following is NOT (b) 2 1 4 3 Reason (R) : Cultivators revolted
correct regarding land-reforms in post- (c) 3 1 4 2 against landgrants.
independence India? (d) 2 4 1 3
(a) Ceiling on land holdings 109.Assertion (A) : Vishwamitra is
(b) Conferment of cultivator’s right over 103.The Prajamandal or the All-India States described to have
the land to the tiller People’s Conference got fully fused organised a
(c) Consolidation of land holdings with the National Movement at the time confederacy of ten
of the kings against Sudas.
(d) Prohibition of Benami transfer
(a) resignation of the Congress Reason (R) : Sudas preferred
95. Who among the following said, “For Ministries in 1939 Vasishtha as a priest.
me every tiniest activity is governed (b) culmination of Quit India Movement
by what I consider to be my religion”? (c) start of Civil Disobedience 110. Assertion (A) : The Kushanas were
Movement of Central Asian origin.
(a) Swami Vivekananda
(d) transfer of power Reason (R) : They were a
(b) V. D. Savarkar
derivative of the Yue-
(c) Mahatma Gandhi 104.Consider the following treaties: chi-tribe.
(d) Subhash Chandra Bose 1. Treaty of Bassein
2. Treaty of Deogaon 111.Assertion (A) : The Indo-Greek king,
96. Which one of the following regions
3. Treaty of Poona Menander, accepted
came under the direct administration
4. Treaty of Gwalior Buddhism.
of the English East India Company -
Reason (R) : The Buddhist
after the third Anglo-Mysore war? The correct chronological sequence of philosopher,
(a) Malabar (b) Kanara these treaties is Nagasena, persuaded
(c) Tanjore (d) Travancore (a) 1, 2, 3, 4 (b) 2, 4, 3, 1 him to do so.
(c) 4, 2, 1, 3 (d) 1, 3, 2, 4
97. Who among the following established
112.Assertion (A) : Construction of
the Mohammedan Literary Society in 105.The megalithic type shown in above temples as tributes to
1863 at Calcutta? photograph is dead kings was a
(a) Nawab Abdul Latif (a) stone circle (b) menhir special feature of the
(b) Syed Amin Ali (c) dolmen (d) stone alignment Chola period.
(c) Shariatulla Directions : The following 15 (fifteen) Reason (R) : The famous Siva
(d) Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari items consist of two statements, one temple at
labelled as ‘Assertion A’ and the other Gangaikonda-
98. The Nair Service Society was founded labelled as ‘Reason R.’ You are to Cholapuram was built
by examine these two statements by Rajendra I as a
(a) Chandra Menon carefully and decide if the Assertion A tribute to his father.
(b) T. M. Madhavan and the Reason R are individually true
113.Assertion (A) : According to Paes,
(c) M. Padmanabha Pillai and if so, whether the Reason is a
devadasis held a
(d) K. Ramakrishna Pillai came into correct explanation of the Assertion.
highly respectable
Select your answers to these items
99. The Madras Mahajan Sabha existence position in the
using the codes given below and mark
in Vijayanagar society.
your answer sheet accordingly.
(a) 1892 (b) 1883 Reason (R) : The devadasi system
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the
(c) 1884 (d) 1885 came into existence in
correct explanation of A.
south India under the
100.Which of the following is NOT one of (b) Both A and R are true but R is NOT
the correct explanation of A. Vijayanagar rulers.
the Sikh mists?
(a) Ahluwalia (b) Dalewalia (c) A is true but R is false. 114.Assertion (A) : The concepts of
(c) Kanheya (d) Aliwal (d) A is false but R is true. Tauhid-i Ilahi and Sulh-
i- Kul confirm Emperor
101.Who among the following was NOT 106.Assertion (A) : Harappan civilisation
Akbar’s pantheistic
involved in the drafting of the Bombay had extensive trade
approach and
Plan? contacts with other
cosmopolitan outlook.
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Reason (R) : Through Mahzar, he 117.Assertion (A) : Warangal was a 119.Assertion (A) : In June 1941, the
tried to appropriate centre of carpet Communist Party of
spiritual as well as industry in medieval India declared its
temporal power. India.
support to the war
Reason (R) : Persian weavers
115.Assertion (A) : Muhammad Tughlaq efforts of Great Britain.
were engaged in
conferred honours and Reason (R) : Great Britain
high appointments upon weaving carpets in
supported Russia
several foreigners, Warangal.
against the German
Hindus and Mongols. 118.Assertion (A) : The Swaraj Party invasion.
Reason (R) : He wanted to weaken
was founded at the
the nobility. 120.Assertion (A) : The enactment of the
Gaya session of the
116.Assertion (A) : Shivaji mostly Age of Consent Bill
Indian National
followed the pattern of was opposed by
Congress.
land revenue system Lokmanya Tilak.
Reason (R) : C. R. Das and Motilal
introduced by Malik Reason (R) : Lokmanya Tilak
Nehru advocated the
Ambar. believed that society
entry of the legislative
Reason (R) : He preferred to do instead of government
councils under the
away with revenue should take steps for
1919 Act while C.
collection through eradicating social
Rajagopalachari and
hereditary officers of malpractices.
his supporters
sub-districts.
opposed it.

Answers
1. (c) 2. (a) 3. (d) 4. (b) 5. (d) 6. (c) 7. (c) 8. (c)
9. (c) 10. (d) 11. (b) 12. (b) 13. (c) 14. (b) 15. (a) 16. (a)
17. (a) 18. (b) 19. (a) 20. (a) 21. (b) 22. (b) 23. (b) 24. (d)
25. (a) 26. (a) 27. (c) 28. (c) 29. (b) 30. (c) 31. (a) 32. (a)
33. (b) 34. (b) 35. (a) 36. (c) 37. (c) 38. (a) 39. (a) 40. (c)
41. (d) 42. (c) 43. (b) 44. (a) 45. (b) 46. (d) 47. (c) 48. (c)
49. (c) 50. (c) 51. (a) 52. (d) 53. (c) 54. (d) 55. (b) 56. (b)
57. (c) 58. (b) 59. (d) 60. (b) 61. (b) 62. (c) 63. (b) 64. (b)
65. (b) 66. (a) 67. (b) 68. (a) 69. (b) 70. (d) 71. (c) 72. (b)
73. (a) 74. (b) 75. (d) 76. (b) 77. (b) 78. (a) 79. (b) 80. (b)
81. (c) 82. (a) 83. (b) 84. (b) 85. (d) 86. (c) 87. (c) 88. (a)
89. (d) 90. (c) 91. (c) 92. (b) 93. (c) 94. (d) 95. (c) 96. (a)
97. (a) 98. (c) 99. (c) 100. (d) 101. (c) 102. (b) 103. (b) 104. (a)
105. (c) 106. (a) 107. (b) 108. (c) 109. (a) 110. (a) 111. (a) 112. (c)
113. (c) 114. (b) 115. (c) 116. (b) 117. (c) 118. (a) 119. (a) 120. (a)

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