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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Roman settlement in India is found at(a) Ujjain (b) Kshudrakas (c) Arikmedu(d) Koshambi Ans: (c) Q2. The highly polished monolithic Ashokan Pillars were carved out of ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. What is the correct sequence of the following events?1. The August Offer2. The I.N.A. trial3. The Quit India Movement4. The Royal Indian Naval Ratings’ Revolt Select ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following was the main reason of the downfall of Mauryan empire?(a) Weak successors of Ashoka who could not control the empire properly (b) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Assertion (A): Nizamuddin Auliya approved the conduct of a Sufi in releasing his woman slave and allowing her to return to her Hindu parent.Reason (R): This ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Consider the following statements about Balban.(a) He called himself Naib-i-Khudai or Deputy of the God. (b) He created Diwan-i-Arz or Department of Military Affairs (c) He ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The Lilavati of Bhaskara is a standard text on : (a) Mathematics (b) Surgery(c) Poetics (d) LinguisticsAns: (a)Q2. Examine the statements in the context of well-known ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which one of the following commissions/ committees was appointed by the British Government to investigate into the massacre in Jallianwala Bagh? (a) Welby Commission (b) Hunter ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. With reference to Neolithic culture, consider the statement :1. The earliest Neolithic settlement is at Mehrgarh, Baluchistan around 7000 BC.2. V Gordon Childe defined the Neolithic ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Match the following:Places SettlementA. Chandranagore 1. DutchB. Pulicat 2. PortugueseC. Diu 3. FrenchD. Surat 4. English Codes:A B C D(a) 4 2 3 1 (b) 3 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Assertion (A): The Buddhist nuns were under the supervision of the monks.Reason (R): There was a special code for the nuns called the Bhikkunipatimokkha.(a) Both (A) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Examine the following historically important statements:1. Josiah Child went to war with Aurangzeb which resulted in the expulsion of British from the state of Bengal2. Jole ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Rabindranath Tagore surrendered his title to the British because of(a) Civil Disobedience Movement (b) Non-Cooperation Movement (c) Jallianwalah Bagh massacre (d) Partition of Bengal Ans: (c) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The Constituent Assembly of India was choosen on the basis of the provincial elections of 1946. With the withdrawal of the Muslim League from the Constituent ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following are true about Samudragupta?1. He is also known as ‘Kaviraja’2. He is known as “Lichchhavi Dauhitra’3. He built most extensive empire after ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Ram Mohan Roy’s reform of Hinduism was along the lines of:1. Condemnation of idolatry.2. Irrelevance of Brahmanical priest craft.3. Propagation of Monotheism.4. Projecting Vedas as the ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which one of the following is a historical work by Hemachandra?(a) Dvasraya-kavya (b) Prabandhachintamani (c) Kamatakabhasabhushana (d) Samaranganasutradhara Ans: (a) Q2. Among the precious stones, the ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which Indian nationalist leader looked upon a war between Germany and Britain as a godsent opportunity which would enable Indians to exploit the situation to their ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Under whose presidency was the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress held in the year 1929 wherein a resolution was adopted to gain complete independence ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following statement(s) is/ are found to be incorrect?I. The birth of Islam in Saudi Arabia in AD 622 was destined to divert the ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Of the six systems of Hindu philosophy, some are cited below along with their founders:1. Nyaya – Gautami2. Samkhya – Kapila3. Vaiseshikha – Kanada Kashyapa4. Yoga ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The Agrahara in early India was : (a) The name of a village or land granted to Brahmins(b) the garland of flowers of Agar(c) the grant ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. In the “Individual Satyagraha”, Vinoba Bhave was chosen as the first Satyagrahi. Who was the second?(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad (b) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (c) C. Rajagopalachari ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which one of the following statements is correct regarding the mode of payment of land revenue during the Mughal period?(a) The peasants paid revenue in metallic ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. What was the main difference between the Indus Valley Civilization and the Vedic Civilization?(a) Indus Valley Civilization was urban, whereas the Vedic Civilization was rural. (b) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Successive Sultans attempted to control their nobility in different ways, though not with much success. Examine the following statements:1. Balban created nobility based on racial antecedents2 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. With reference to the period of colonial rule in India, “Home Charges” formed an important part of drain of wealth from India. Which of the following ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. List-I List-IIA. Harappa 1. Workmen’s quartersB. Lothal 2. DockyardC. Kalibangan 3. Dancing girlD. Mohenjodaro 4. Furrowed land Codes:A B C D(a) 1 2 3 4(b) 2 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Match List I (year) with List II (revenue system) using the given codes.List I List IIA. 1833 1. DecenniaB. 1793 2.MahalwariC. 1792 3.ZamindariD. 1769 4.Quiinquennial 5 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Assertion (A): According to the Hathigumpha inscription, Kharavela threatened Dimita, the King of Magadha.Reason (R): Dimita went back to Mathura to fight him from there.In the ... Read More

064 History Previous Year Questions

History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Who of the following was/were economic critic/ critics of colonialism in India?1. DadabhaiNaoroji2. G. Subramania Iyer3. R. C. Dutt Select the correct answer using the code ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Statement I: The annexation of Awadh by Lord Dalhousie in 1856 adversely affected the financial conditions of the sepoys.Statement II: The sepoys had to pay higher ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Who among the following performed Asvamedha sacrifice?1. Pushyamitra sunga 2. Samudragupta3. Pravarsena I 4. Pulakesin I Select the correct answer from the codes given below:Codes:(a) 1 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Give the correct chronological order of the following events:A. Formation of the Muslim LeagueB. Formation of the All India Untouchability LeagueC. Formation of the All India ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The first month of the Saka era is(a) Chaitra (b) Vaishakha (c) Phalguna(d) Pausha Ans: (a) Q2. Which one among the following principles was not propagated ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The Congress Ministries resigned in November 1939 because(a) The Provincial Autonomy proved to be a farce (b) The Governors interfered too much in the dayto- day ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. List-I List-II (Act) (Largely based on)A. Indian Council 1. Mountbatten Plan Act 1909B. Government of 2. Simon Commission India Act 1919 Report and joint select committee ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Choose the set of correct chronological order of the following events:A. Non-Cooperation MovementB. Lucknow PactC. Montague ReformsD. World War I(a) C, B, D, A (b) D, ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below them:List-I (Place) List-II (Importance)A. Bhubaneshwar : 1. Vijayanagara architectureB. Konark ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:List-I (Events)A. Morley Minto ReformsB. Simon CommissionC. The ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Consider the following statements about the Non- Cooperation Movement1. The movement was a mixture of nationalism, middle class politics, religion, feudalism, agrarian discontent and working class ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R):Assertion (A): Bhandarkar equates the Virashaiva with the Lingayat sect and ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which one of the following pairs of kings of ancient and medieval periods of Indian history and the works authored by them is correctly matched?(a) Krishnadevaraya ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. In this instance we could not play off the Mohammedans against the Hindus”. To which one of the following events did this remark of Aitchison relate?(a) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below them:List I (Works) : List II (Authors)A. Dayabhaga : 1 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following is untrue about Ambedkar’s differences with Gandhi?(a) Gandhi upheld the caste system while Ambedkar condemned it. (b) Ambedkar was opposed to Gandhi ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Marco Polo's trip to India (1271 AD) earned much fame in Europe on account of (a) his having discovered a safe route to India(b) his having ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Who among the following was the Governor-General of India immediately preceeding Chakravarthi Raja gopalachari?(a) The Marquess of Linlithgow (b) Lord Mountbatten(c) Lord Wavell(d) Lord ChelmsfordAns: (b)Q2 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. With reference to the invaders in ancient India, which one of the following is the correct chronological order?(a) Greeks- Sakas- Kushans (b) Greeks -Kushans -Sakas (c) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Examine the following statements:1. Stridhana were the gifts given to a woman on her wedding over which she had rights according to the Dharmashastras.2. Mahabhogakula was ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following statements about visual culture in 18th and early 19th century North India is/are correct ?1. Painters from Patna and Murshidabad flocked to ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Who among the following Urdu poets was invited to the Second and Third Round Table Conference?(a) Faiz Ahmad (b) Josh Malihabadi(c) Muhammad Iqbal (d) Firaq GorakhpuriAns: ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. With reference to the philosophy of Kabir, Consider the following statements :1. Kabir believed that the Quran was infallible.2. Kabir rejected the conception of avataras.Which of ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The tenure of some of the Viceroys in India was witness to some of the important events/developments in the history of colonial India. Examine the statements:1 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following statements regarding Ashoka’s Dhamma is not correct?(a) Rock edict XIII is of paramount importance in the understanding of Ashokan policy of Dhamma ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following statements about the Non-Cooperation Movement is/are correct? 1. It was marked by significant participation of peasants from Karnataka.2. It was marked by ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Consider the following statements:Under Todar Mal’s bandobast in Akbar’s administration1. the state was to advance loans to the cultivators which could be paid in easy annual ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Assertion (A): Malik Ambar was the first to employ successfully and on a large scale the Maratha light-horse as guerillas.Reason (R): He wished to weld the ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following is/are true regarding Buddhism?A. It did not reject varna and jati.B. It challenged the highest social ranking of Brahmana Varna.C. It regarded ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The second friction in Brahmo Samaj occurred in 1878 because(a) Keshav Chandra sen had violated a Brahmo rule by marrying his young daughter to the Maharaja ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which one among the following is not a function of Mir Bakshi, the Head of the Military Department as well as of the nobility under Mughal ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. List-I List-II (Vedangas) (Their subject)A. Nirukta 1. MetresB. Shiksha 2. EtymologyC. Kalpa 3. AstrologyD. Chhadas 4. Phonetic5. Ritual Codes:A B C D(a) 4 5 1 3(b) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following were the three landmarks of Dalhousie’s administration?1. Indian Railways2. Public Works Department3. English as a medium of instruction4. Telegraph(a) 1, 2, 3 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following statements are true?1. The relations between Nepal and British India were never cordial2. Nepal was a buffer state between India and Tibet ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Arrange the following in chronological order1. Home Rule League2. Swadeshi Movement3. Bardoli Movement4. Round Table Conference The correct chronological order is(a) 1, 2, 3, 4 (b) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Write the correct chronological order of the following -1. Foundation of swaraj party2. Jallianwalabagh tragedy3. Congress league pact4. Chauri-chaura incident(a) 2, 3, 1 and 4(b) 3, ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. List-I List-II (Authors) (Historical Kavyas)A. Hemachandra 1. Dvyasraya KavyaB. Jayanka 2. Navasahshan CharitaC. Padmagupta 3. Prithviraja VijayaD. Sandhyakar Nandi 4. Rama Charita Codes:A B C D(a) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of these statements is false about extremists?(a) They acknowledged their debt to moderate leaders for producing a sharp critique of colonial economic policy. (b) They ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Vidhushaka, a common character in Sanskrit drama, is invariably a(a) Brahmana (b) Kshatriya (c) Vaisya(d) Shudra Ans: (a) Q2. Consider the following statements 1. The Jains ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. List-I (Events) List-II (Year)A. Lahore session of the Indian National 1. 1928 Congress adopting Purna SwarajB. Formation of Naujawan Eharat Sabha 2. 1931C. Karachi session of ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following are true about Sikandar Lodi?1. He tightened the espionage system.2. He took a keen interest in the development of agriculture and regularly ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which among the following materials were used for minting coins during the rule of the Mauryas? (a) Gold and Silver (b) Silver and Copper(c) Copper and ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists :List-IA. Pandit Vishnu Digambar PaluskarB. VenkatamahiC. Shyama ShastriD ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The Montagu-Chelmsford Report formed the basis of :(a) the Indian Councils Act, 1909 (b) the Government of India Act, 1919 (c) the Government of India Act, ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. List-I List-II (Traveller) (Country)A. Barbosa 1. PersianB. Nicolo Conti 2. ItalianC. Abdur Razzaq 3. RussianD. Nikitin 4. Portuguese Codes:A B C D(a) 2 1 3 4(b) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following texts can be numbered among the Eight Anthologies of early Tamil poetry?Choose at least one answer.1. Purananuru 2. Periya Puranam3. Kuruntokai 4 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The interest of the British Government of India in Afghanistan in the nineteenth century came about in order to (a) make use of the natural resources ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The head of a district (Ahara), the principal coordinator of the revenue and the officer incharge of general and military functions in his jurisdiction during Mauryan ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which one of the following indicates the correct chronological order in which the four give important forts were captured by Emperor Akbar?(a) Asirgarh-Ranthambhor-Kalinjar-Merta(b) Merta-Kalinjar-Ranthambhor-Asirgarh(c) Asirgarh-Kalinjar-Ranthambhor-Merta(d) Merta-Ranthambhor-Kalinjar-Asirgarh ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. An expatriate, a gifted linguist, an assistant of the Oxford Sanskritist, Sir Monier Monier-Williams, later a full time worker for the Indian national cause in England, ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. With regards to the land-grants in Ancient India the most important development in the Gupta period was(a) the grant of fiscal and administrative immunities to priests ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following is/are the feature(s) of the Brahmadeya Grants during c 600–1200 AD? 1. Their creation meant a renunciation of actual or potential sources ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. The Mansabdari system of the Mughals was a complex system. Its efficient functioning depended upon:1. The practice of offering the title of ‘Mansabdar’ to military personnel ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Match List I with List II using the given codes.List I List II(A) Peshwa (i) Indore(B) Bhonsle (ii) Poona(C) Holkar (iii) Baroda(D) Gaekwar (iv) Nagpur Codes:(A) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following is the correct chronological order of Buddhist Councils?(a) Rajagriha, Vaishali, Pataliputra, Kashmir (b) Vaishali, Kashmir, Rajagriha, Pataliputra (c) Kashmir, Vaishali, Pataliputra, Rajagriha ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. One of the political causes of the Revolt of 1857 was the abolition of regal titles of Carnatic and…........?(a) Tanjore(b) Nagpur (c) Punjab(d) Awadh Ans: (a)Q2 ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Consider the following events:1. Annexation of Udaipur2. Annexation of Jhansi3. Annexation of Punjab4. Annexation of Oudh The correct chronological sequence of these event is:(a) 3-4-2-1(b) 2-1-3-4(c) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Match the five major Mauryan provinces with their capitals:A. Uttarapatha I. Ujjain (Northern Province)B. Avantiratha II. Suvarnagiri (Western Province)C. Dakshinapatha III. Tosali (Southern Province)D. Prachya IV ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Match the following:List I (Organization) List II (Person)A. Abhinav Bharat 1. Lala HardayalB. Anushilan Samiti 2. Bhagat SinghC. Ghadar Party 3. V. K. SavarkarD. Vishwa Bharati ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Some of the important milestones in the history of Dalit movement in India are as follows:1. Temple entry movement: Vaikom Satyagraha2. Advocacy of marriage without brahmin ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Assertion (A): Lal, Bal and Pal formed extremist group in the Indian National Congress.Reason (R): They were revolutionary leaders(a) A and R both are incorrect (b) ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which one of the following statements about Subhaschandra Bose is not correct?(a) He appeared in the I.C.S. examination in 1920 and stood 4th in order of ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Consider the following statements on the Chalukyas1. Pulakesin II defeated the Vishnukundins of Andhra delta and later allowed Vishnuvardhana to form a kingdom there.2. Pulakesin II ... Read More

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History Previous Year QuestionsQ1. Which of the following was the reason for the Congress to refuse to form a coalition government in the United Provinces with the Muslim League?(a) Hindu-Muslim ... Read More
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