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#  The Centre for CAD—‘Computer Aided Designing’ Project in Uttar Pradesh is located at—
(A) Agra
(B) Allahabad
(C) Kanpur
(D) Lucknow (Ans)


#  The urban population of the world out-excelled its rural population in—
(A) 2001
(B) 2004
(C) 2009
(D) 2010


#  Navdatoli is situated in the State of—
(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Chhattisgarh
(D) Madhya Pradesh (Ans)


#  In ancient India the irrigation tax was called—
(A) Bidakabhagam
(B) Hiranya
(C) Udranga (Ans)
(D) Uparnika


#  The famous rock-out temples of Elephanta are ascribed to the—
(A) Chalukyas
(B) Cholas
(C) Pallavas
(D) Rashtrakutas (Ans)


#  Which Sultan of Delhi is said to have followed the policy of ‘blood and iron’ ?
(A) Iltutmish
(B) Balban (Ans)
(C) Jalaluddin Firoz Khalji
(D) Firoz Shah Tughlaq


#  Which medieval ruler introduced the system of ‘patta’ and ‘qabuliyat’ to help the peasants ?
(A) Alauddin Khalji
(B) Giyasuddin Tughlaq
(C) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
(D) Sher Shah (Ans)


#  Saint Ramdas is associated with the period of rule of—
(A) Akbar (Ans)
(B) Jehangir
(C) Shahjahan
(D) Aurangzeb


#  Which is the correct chronological order of the following ?
I. Cripps Mission
II. Gandhi-Irwin Pact
III. Simon Commission
IV. Partition of the country


(A) I, II, III, IV
(B) II, I, IV, III
(C) II, I, III, IV
(D) III, II, I, IV (Ans)


#  Ash mound is associated with the Neolithic site at—
(A) Budihal (Ans)
(B) Sangan Kallu
(C) Koldihwa
(D) Brahmgiri


#  Who had the longest tenure as the Viceroy of India ?
(A) Lord Curzon (Ans)
(B) Lord Dufferin
(C) Lord Hardinge
(D) Lord Mayo


#  The famous book ‘The Alphabet’ was written by—
(A) Buhler
(B) David Diringer (Ans)
(C) G. S. Ojha
(D) Sir William Johns


#  Which of the following inscriptions tells about the Aryan’s movement from Iran to India ?
(A) Man Sehra
(B) Shahbajgarhi
(C) Boghajkoi (Ans)
(D) Junagarh


#  Satya Shodhak Movement was launched by—
(A) Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj
(B) B. R. Ambedkar
(C) Jyotirao Phule (Ans)
(D) T. N. Nair

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#  Under whose Governor-Generalship was the Vernacular Act repealed ?
(A) Lord Ripon (Ans)
(B) Lord Lytton
(C) Lord Curzon
(D) Lord Dufferin


#  Which of the following sources gives a detailed account of city administration of the Mauryas ?
(A) Kautilya’s Arthashastra
(B) Megasthanese’s Indica (Ans)
(C) Mudrarakshasa of Vishakha Datta
(D) Inscription of Ashoka


#  Which one of the following is not true about the Mughal Mansabdari System ?
(A) There were 33 divisions
(B) They got conditional or Mashrut rank
(C) Their ‘Sawar’ rank could exceed the ‘Zat’ rank
(D) All civil and military officers were given mansabs (Ans)


#  With which Army General (Commander) did Shivaji sign the ‘Treaty of Purandhara’ (1665 AD) ?
(A) Jai Singh (Ans)
(B) Jaswant Singh
(C) Shaiyasta Khan
(D) Afzal Khan


#  “The British Government is not responsible for the partition of India.” The above statement is attributed to—
(A) Abul Kalam Azad
(B) Lord Attlee (Ans)
(C) Lord Mountbatten
(D) Mahatma Gandhi


#  Who among the following emperors may be called ‘an enlightened despot’ ?
(A) Babur
(B) Humayun
(C) Akbar
(D) Aurangzeb (Ans)


#  Which of the following Kings is credited to have issued gold coins for the first time ?
(A) Kujula Kadphisa
(B) Wim Kadphisa (Ans)
(C) Kanishka I
(D) Huviska


#  Who among the following has been called as a ‘Heaven Born General’ ?
(A) Albuquerque
(B) Robert Clive (Ans)
(C) Francis Dupleix
(D) Lord Cornwallis


#  Tipu Sultan defeated the British army in 1780 at—
(A) Hyderabad
(B) Pollilur (Ans)
(C) Srirangapatnam
(D) Nizamabad


#  During which one of the following battles, did Babur declare ‘Jehad’ ?
(A) Battle of Panipat
(B) Battle of Khanwa (Ans)
(C) Battle of Chanderi
(D) None of the above


#  Mahatma Gandhi launched the first Satyagraha campaign in—
(A) Bardoli
(B) Baroda
(C) Champaran (Ans)
(D) Dandi


#  Yugantar Party was led by—
(A) Jatindranath Mukherjee (Ans)
(B) Sachindranath Sanyal
(C) Rashbehari Bose
(D) Subhash Chandra Bose


#  The Mughal style of painting was initiated by—
(A) Akbar
(B) Humayun (Ans)
(C) Jehangir
(D) Shah Jahan


#  Which of the following is not correctly matched ?
(A) Unhappy India —Bal Gangadhar Tilak (Ans)
(B) Durgesh Nandini —Bankim Chandra Chatterji
(C) India Wins Freedom —Abul Kalam Azad
(D) Poverty and Un British rule in India —Dadabhai Naoroji


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