Indian History GK Question Answer

Q16. Dantidurga was the founder of which dynasty
(a) Cholas
(b) Rashtrakutas
(c) Chalukyas
(d) Pallavas

Q17. The Arthasastra of Kautilya is a
(a) Biography of Kautilya
(b) Book on the principles of Government
(c) Biography of Chandragupta Maurya
(d) Book of poems

Q18. The Saka era began from
(a) 78 B.C.
(b) 100 A.D.
(c) 712 A.D.
(d) 78 A.D.

Q19. The style of architecture that was prevalent under Chola dynasty was
(a) Nagara style
(b) Dravida style
(c) Gopuram style
(d) Solanki style

Q20. Who was the founder of the Pala dynasty of Bengal
(a) Dharmapala
(b) Mahipala
(c) Gopala
(d) Devapala

Q21. Tamralipti was
(a) an island
(b) a temple
(c) an indian port
(d) a river

Q22. The greatest Chalukya ruler who was contemporary of Harsha was
(a) Pulakesin II
(b) Govinda II
(c) Krishna II
(d) Kakka II

Q23. Timur invasion took place in the year
(a) 1398 AD
(b) 1598 AD
(c) 1739 AD
(d) 1761 AD

Q24. Who among the following introduced the market control policy during the Sultanate rule of India
(a) Iltutmish
(b) Firoz Shah Tughluq
(c) Ala-ud-din Khiliji
(d) Ibrahim Lodi

Q25. The iqta system means
(a) crown lands
(b) the grant or revenue from a territory
(c) State's share of 1/5th of the spoils of war
(d) law of primogeniture

Q26. Who was the founder of the Gupta dynasty
(a) Ghatotkacha
(b) Chandragupta I
(c) Samudragupta
(d) Sri Gupta

Q27. What was the official language of the Sultanate
(a) Urdu
(b) Arabic
(c) Hindi
(d) Persian

Q28. The Muslim general who campaigned deep into South India going as far as Kanyakumari is
(a) Ala-ud-din Khiliji
(b) Malik Kafur
(c) Muhammad ibn-Kasim
(d) Jauna Khan

Q29. Dohas are
(a) the religious teachings of Sufis
(b) the Muslim devotees who emphasized personal devotion of man to god through love
(c) a group of merchants
(d) couplets which Kabir composed and by which the taught his followers

Q30. The word Sikh means
(a) single
(b) devotee
(c) disciple
(d) fighter

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