1. Who among the following was the wife of emperor Ashoka who influenced him ?

A) Chandalika

B) Charulata

C) Gautami

D) Karuwaki

2. Which of the following powers did not fight for the Tungabhadra Doab ?

A) Pallavas and Chalukyas

B) Golconda and Ahmadnagar Sultanates

C) Cholas and later Chalukyas of Kalyana

D) Vijaynagar and Bahmani Kingdoms

3. What does Baudhayan theorem (Baudhayan Sulva Sutras) relate to?

A) Lengths of sides of a right angled triangle

B) Calculation of the value of pi

C) Logarithmic calculations

D) Normal distribution curve

4. Who among the following was not a contemporary of the other there?

A) Bimbsara

B) Gautama Buddha

C) Milinda

D) Prasenjit

5. Which one of the following began with the Dandi March?

A) Home Rule Movement

B) Non-Cooperation Movement

C) Civil Disobedience Movement

D) Quit India Movement

6. Where was the First Session of the Indian National Congress held in December 1885?

A) Ahmadabad

B) Bombay

C) Calcutta

D) Delhi

7. ‘Mansab’ in the Mansabdari System indicated

A) an office in the Mughal bureaucracy

B) status and income of the holder

C) work of the holder in the office

D) a particular military rank

8. Who translated the Bhagvadgita into English for the first time ?

A) Sir Willian Jones

B) Charles Wilkins

C) Max Muller

D) H. T. colebrooke

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