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IAS-Prelims History Test Part - 1

Started by vedha.v, Nov 01, 2012, 02:50 PM

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Questions :

1. Hoysala monuments are found in
Hampi and Hospet
Halebid and Belur
Mysore and Bangalore
Sringeri and Dharwar

2. Which one of the following Muslim rulers was hailed as the 'Jagadguru' by his Muslim subjects because of his belief in secularism?
Husain Shah
Ibrahim Adil Shah
Mahmud II

3. 'Abinava Bharat' a secret society of revolutionaries was organised by
Khudiram Bose
V.D. Savarkar
Prafulla Chaki
Bhagat Singh

4. The redical wing of the Congress Party with Jawaharlal Nehru as one of its main leaders, founded the 'Independence for India League' in opposition to
the Gandhi-Irwch Pact
the Home Rule Movement
the Nehru Report
the Montford reforms

5. According to Mimamsa system of philosophy liberation is possible by means of

6. Who among the following anticipated Newton by declaring that all things gravitate to the earth ?

7. With reference to Sufism in Indian history, consider the following statements :
Shaikh Ahmad Sarhandi was a contemporary of Ibrahim Lodi.
Shaikh Nasiruddin Chirg-I-Dehlavi was disciple of Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya.
Aurangzeb was a contemporary of Shaikh Salim Chisti.
The Qadiri order of Sufis was first introduced in India by Shaikh Niamtullah and Makhdum Muhammad Jilani.

8. The following persons came to India at one time or another. 1. Fa-Hien 2. I-Tsing 3. Megasthenese 4. Hieun-Tsang The correct chronological sequence of their visits is
3, 1, 2, 4
3, 1, 4, 2
1, 3, 2, 4
1, 3, 4, 2

9. The first feature film (talkie) to be produced in India was
Alam Ara
Raja Harishchandra

10. There was no independent development of industries in India during British rule because of the
absence of heavy industries
scarcity of foreign capital