1. The scholar who accompanied Mahmud of Ghazni in India was

A) Al-Beruni

B) Al-Firdausi

C) Al-Razi

D) Ibn Batuta

2. Identify the famous ruler of the Gupta period

A)  Kumaradevi

B) “Rajyashri ”

C) Kuber-Naga

D) Prabhavati-Gupta

3. Chand Bibi, the famous Muslim ruler, belonged to which of the following kingdoms ?

A) Bijapur

B) Golconda

C) Berar

D) Ahmednagar

4. The most famous Saka ruler in India was

A) Menander

B) Gautamiputra Satakarni

C) Kadphises II

D) Rudradaman I

5. Token currency was introduced for the first time in India by

A) Mohammad Bin Tughlaq

B) Firoz Shah Tughlaq

C) Ghyasuddin Tughlaq

D) Alauddin Khilji

6. Mohammad Bin Tughlaq changed his capital from Delhi to Devagiri because he wanted to

A) Improve trade in the Deccan

B) Spread Islam

C) Escape from the Mongol invasion

D) Punish the people of Delhi

7. The Allahabad Pillar inscription is associated with which one of the following?

A) Mahapadma Nanda

B) Chandragupta Maurya

C) “Ashoka ”

D) Samudragupta

8. There are only two known examples of cave paintings of the Gupta period in ancient India. One of these is paintings of Ajanta caves. Where is the other surviving example of Gupta paintings?

A) Bagh caves

B) Ellora caves

C) Lomas Rishi cave

D) Nasik caves

1. A 2. D 3. D 4. D
5. A 6. A 7. D 8. A