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1. The Battle of Plassey was fought in:

  1. 1757
  2. 1782
  3. 1748
  4. 1764

Answer: Option A

2. The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of:

  1. Sutlej and Beas
  2. Jhelum and Chenab
  3. Ravi and Chenab
  4. Ganga and Yamuna

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

3. Under Akbar, the Mir Bakshi was required to look after:

  1. Military affairs
  2. The state treasury
  3. The royal household
  4. The land revenue system

Answer: Option A

4. Tripitakas are sacred books of:

  1. Buddhists
  2. Hindus
  3. Jains
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option A

5.The trident-shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent:

  1. Nirvana
  2. Sangha
  3. Buddha
  4. Dhamma

Answer: Option A



6.The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by:

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Dadabhai Naoroji
  3. R.C. Dutt
  4. M.K. Gandhi

Answer: Option B

7.The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and:

  1. Robert Clive
  2. Cornwallis
  3. Dalhousie
  4. Warren Hastings

Answer: Option B

8. The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year:

  1. 1833
  2. 1853
  3. 1858
  4. 1882

Answer: Option B

9. Through which one of the following, the king exercised his control over villages in the Vijayanagar Empire?

  1. Dannayaka
  2. Sumanta
  3. Nayaka
  4. Mahanayakacharya

Answer: Option D

10. The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in:

  1. Telugu
  2. Sanskrit
  3. Tamil
  4. Kannada

Answer: Option A