1. The earliest Europeans to land on Indian soil were the

A) French

B) Dutch

C) Portuguese

D) English

2. Who authored the Preamble of the proposed Constitution of the European Union?

A) Cardinal Dubois

B) Jacques Chirac

C) Maurice Druon

D) Valery Giscard D’Estaing

3. Which of the following cities was founded by the king Ajata Satru ?

A) Dhanyakatakam

B) Nalanda

C) Pataliputra

D) Lumbini

4. Sri Edwin Lutyens was the architect of the city of

A) Chandigarh

B) Delhi

C) Calcutta

D) Lahore

5. Who was the only Governor – General / Viceroy who met with his death by assassination in India ?

A) Lord Wellesley

B) Lord Clive

C) Lord Mayo

D) Lord Minto

6. Devendranath Tagore was the founder of

A) Yugantar

B) Anuseelan Samiti

C) Brintish Indian Association

D) Brahma Samaj

7. Which of the following works was authored by Harsha ?

A) Naganandam

B) Leelavathi

C) Nalacharitram

D) Naishadheeyam

8. Which of the following is considered the most important document on education in British India ?

A) The hunter Commission Report

B) Charles Wood’s Dispateb

C) Maeanlay’s minute

D) The sargeant plan

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