Online Test – History Mains by Eminence

1. Primitive man first learnt to
2. The Indus valley civilization specialized in
3. The salient feature of the Rigvedic religion was
4. Purushasukta is found in the
5. The word Buddha means
6. who were the contemporaries of kanishka?
7. which among the following is the oldest dynasty
8. In whose court was a Chinese embassy sent by T'ang emperor?
9. Harsha moved his capital from________ to ________
10. Export trade in pre-gupta age was more extensive with
11. Only three vedas were considered cononical.pointb the odd one out
12. One of the major towns of the Godavari region in the satbahana kingdom was
13. who were the immediate successors of the Mouryas in Magadha
14. An image of dancing girl is found at
15. The mighty gateways found at the temples of south India are called
16. which of the following princely states was annexed by british
17. Which of the following statesments is wrong?
18. Pitt's India Act, which was meant to remove the defects of the Regulating Act,was passed in the year
19. Match important court poets/scholars with there patrons

A) Ravikirti Gupta     1.Sumudra.

B) Bhavabhuti            2. Harsha.

C) Harisena                3) Pulakesin.

D) Banabhatta            4) Yashovarman of Kanauj.
20. When did Muslim League adopt self government as one of its objectives?
21. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
22. Which of the following Rajput clan does not belong to the Agnikula?
23. Which among the following empires was located on the banks of Tungabhadra River?
24. In which year Mohd. Ghori attacked first in India on Multan?
25. Who among the following is said to be the pioneer of guerilla warfare in the Deccan region?
26. Which among the following Mughal painters is credited for painting Siberian Crane and the Dodo for the first time?
27. In which among the following battles, artillery was used for the first time?
28. Who among the following was the founder of Gahadvala Dynasty?
29. At which among the following places, Gokal Jat revolted against mughals in the 17th century?
30. Which Mughal Emperor had put a ban on killing of animals in certain days?
31. What was the main responsibility of Mir Bakshi during the Mughal Era?
32. Dwarasamudra was the capital of which of the following dynasties?
33. Which among the following states of India was ruled by the Ahom Dynasty in Sultanate and Mughal era?
34. Which type of coins were issued by the king of Vijayanagar empire, Tirumala Raya ?
35. Consider the following statements about the Nasaq system of land revenue, prevalent in India during medieval India:
  1. Nasaq system of Land revenue was prevalent in some parts of Akbar’s territory
  2. Nasaq System declined after death of Akbar
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
36. Who among the following were Saints of Varkari sect ?
  1. Chakradhar
  2. Jnanesvar
  3. Namadev
  4. Samarth Ramdas
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37. Via the treaty of Alinagar 1757, Nawab Sirj-ud-daula granted permission to the British to __:
  1. Fortify Calcutta
  2. Mint their own coins
  3. Duty Free trade in Bengal
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
38. Consider the following pairs:
Department : Established byDiwan-i-Bandagan : Qutubuddin Aibak
Diwan-i-Mustkharaj : Alauddin Khilji
Diwan-i-Khairat : Firoz Shah Tughlaq
Which of the above is/are correctly matched?
39. Consider the following:
  1. Samarth Ramdas
  2. Guru Ravidas
  3. Kabir
  4. Tulsidas
Who among the above saints were contemporary of King Akbar?
40. Which of the following is the modern site of ancient Hindu Kingdom of Kapisa?
41. Which of the following kings was the successor of Mahmud of Ghazni?
42. Which of the following built the first mosque in India, the ‘Quwwat-ul-Islam’ (Delhi)?
43. Which of the following was the only Delhi Sultan who had received a comprehensive literary, religious, and philosophical education?
44. Which of the following is correct regarding Delhi Sultanate?
1. Most of  Sultans were weak who gave themselves to pleasures and completely ruined themselves.
2. The people obeyed the Sultans out of fear and not out of love.
3. The Hindus were also forced to pay Jazia.
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45. Mahmud Khalji led campaigns against which of the following rulers?
1) Gujarat
2) Gondwana
3) Orissa
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46. Ghiyas-ud-Din was succeeded by which of the following kings?
47. Which of the following describes the Iqta land?
48. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Deva Raya I?
1. He was a patron of Kannada literature and architecture.
2. A noted Jain poet, Madhura, was in his court.
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49. Which of the following is considered as the father of Carnatic music?
50. Which of the following foreign travellers mention about slavery during the rule of the Vijayanagar kingdom?
51. Which of the following king started the Bahmani expansion towards Berar?
52. Which of the following succeeded Alauddin Ahmad Shah II?
53. The Bahmani rulers employed which of the following people to train the soldiers in the latest weaponry?
1) Turkish
2) Arabs
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54. Shihab-uddin Mahmud during which of the following periods?
55. Which of the following is identified as the founder of the Ram cult in north India?
56. Who led Mahad Satyagraha?
57. The ‘Tebhega’ movement of 1946 is associated with which among the following current states of India?
58. Which among the following events took place immediately before the massacre at Jallianwalla Bagh?
59. With reference to the freedom struggle of India, who among the following was not a part of the “Bombay Triumvirate”?
60. Year 1757 is remembered to which among the following battles?
61. Which Portuguese Viceroy followed the “Blue Water” policy in India?
62. Which among the following was the most important reason of objection to Simon Commission by Indian nationalists?
63. Who among the following is known to oppose the Age of consent bill?
64. James Augustus Hickey is also known as?
65. In which year, Bengal British India Society was established?
66. A notable newspaper “Sambad Prabhakar” was published by whom?
67. Salt has an important place while discussing the modern Indian History and freedom struggle. Consider the following statements in this context:
  1. Exercise of British monopoly on salt began from Bengal in the 18th century
  2. Government monopoly in salt ended immediately after the Salta Satyagraha
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
68. Which act provided for separate representation of presidency corporations, chambers of commerce, universities and zamindars?
69. Vasco Da Gama died in which place of India?
70. Which of the following were included in the fourteen points of Jinnah?
  1. Separate set of Fundamental Rights for Muslims
  2. Reservation of one Third of Seats for Muslims
  3. Separation of Sindh from Bombay
  4. One Third Muslim Ministers
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71. The Ilbert Bill was introduced for:
72. Which among the following statements conform to the ideology of the Arya Samaj?
  1. The Vedas are infallible
  2. The marriageable age of the boys and girls should be 25 and 16 respectively
  3. Encouraging female education
  4. Recognition of interreligious marriages
Select the correct statements from the codes given below:
73. Consider the following political leaders with their pen names:
  1. Gopal Hari Deshmukh – Lokahitawadi
  2. Chittaranjan Das – Deenbandhu
  3. Subhash Chandra Bose – Prince of Patriots
Which of the above is/are correct?
74. Who among the Odishan leader took part in the Great revolt of 1857?
75. Who of following compared the British with the hive of Bees?
76. Who of the following is known as the founder of the modern Indian postal service?
77. Arrange the following places according to their chronological order of the date of broke out the revolt of 1857.
1. Meerut
2. Kanpur
3. Delhi
4. Lucknow
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78. Queen Victoria was declared the Empress of India in which year?
79. By introducing which of the following act slavery was abolished in India?
80. Which of the following was/ were the provisions of the Cabinet Mission?
1. A Union of India would be constructed with British India and Princely State
2. Provincial Assemblies were divided into three groups
3. Provinces would enjoy autonomy and residual power
4. An interim government would be formed
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81. Bal Gangadhar Tilak received the title Lokmanya during the time of which of the following incidents?
82. Which of the following committee’s main objective was to achieve the level of literacy in India similar to England within 40 years?
83. Which among the following were the reason for the Santhal rebellion?
1. Corrupt money lending practices by Mahajans
2. Forced labour
3. Forceful changing of religion by the Christian Missionaries
4. Disrespect of women Santhals by the British
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84. In which year, East India Company acquired Bombay from Portuguese?
85. Which among the following was the correct title of National Anthem of India, when it was originally penned by Rabindranath Tagore?
86. In which of the following languages was the Ghadar Journal was first published?
87. Basumati, the oldest Bengali Daily paper was edited by ___:
88. Mahalwari System of Revenue Settlement was introduced in which of the following?
89. Treaty of Seringapatam was signed after which of the Anglo-Mysore wars?
90. Consider the following matches:
  1. Ashtapradan : Maratha Empire
  2. AshtaDiggaja : Vijaynagar Empire
  3. Navaratna : Chandra Gupta I
  4. Dahasala : Administration of Akbar
Which among the above are matched correctly?
91. Who was the author of the book “The Indian War of Independence – 1857”?
92. Who was the Governor General of of British East India Company when Treaty of Seringapatnam (1792) was signed?
93. India’s first census was taken during the Viceroyship of whom?
94. In which year, Bengal British India Society was established?
95. Which of the following leaders were associated with Pagal Panthis Revolt (1825-50)?
96. Who among the following personalities wrote a play ‘Neel Darpan’ to portray the oppression of indigo farmers?
97. Brahmo Samaj:
1.was founded by Raja Ram Mohan Roy
2.does not permit idol or image worship
3.permitted worship only through prayers,meditation and readings from upanishads
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
98. Consider the following organisations with their founders:
  1. British India Society – William Adam
  2. Indian National Union – A.O. Hume
  3. National Indian Association – Mary Carpenter
Which of the above is/are correct?
99. Consider the following statements about Abhinav Bharat Society:
  1. The society was established by Dinabandhu Mitra
  2. It was a revolutionary association which was formally disbanded in 1952
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
100. Which of the following Organization was founded by Willam Jones with the help of Warren Hastings?