1. The city of Dhillika (Delhi) was founded by

A) Chauhans

B) Tomaras

C) “Pawaras ”

D) Pratiharas

2. Subhash Chandra Bose set up the provisional Government of Free India in

A) Burma

B) Singapore

C) “Thailand ”

D) “Indonesia ”

3. The famous Kailasa temple cut out of the solid rock at Ellora was built under the patronage of the

A) Cholas

B) Kadambas

C) Pallavas

D) Rashtrakutas

4. Which one of the following ancient Indian records is the earliest royal order to preserve food-grains to be utilised during the crises in the country?

A) Sohagaura Copper-plate

B) Rummindei pillar-edict of Asoka

C) Prayaga-Prasasti

D) Mehrauli Pillar inscription of Chandra

5. The word Hindu as reference to the people of Hind (India) was first used by

A) The Greeks

B) The Romans

C) The Chinese

D) The Arabs

6. Who was the founder of sultanate of Gujarat ?

A) Zafar Khan

B) Dilawar Khan

C) Muhammad Shah

D) Ahmad Shah

7. The immortal fame of Ashoka largely rests upon

A) His conversion to Buddhism and its propagation

B) His policy for the welfare of his subjects

C) His work in the sphere of religion and moral teachings

D) His extensive conquests

8. Which one of the following ports handled the North Indian trade during the Gupta period?

A) Tamralipti

B) Broach

C) Kalyan

D) Cambray

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