1. Lothal is associated with

A) Indus Valley civilization

B) Sumerian civilization

C) Babylonian civilization

D) Egyptian civilization

2. The sacred books of the Buddhists are

A) Vedas

B) Angas

C) Tripitakas

D) Aranyakas

3. Name the great Hindu King who combined in himself the qualities of Samudragupta and Ashoka?

A) Kanishka

B) Chandragupta I

C) Chandragupta II

D) Harshavardhana

4. Who among the following is considered as the first national ruler of India?

A) Chandragupta Maurya

B) Ashoka

C) Chandragupta I

D) Kanishka

5. Chandragupta?Maurya?built the first great empire in India with the help of

A) Kautilya

B) ?Seleucus

C) Bindusara

D) Kanishka

6. The Hathigumpha inscription (Orissa) relates to the king

A) Susharma

B) Hala

C) Pulamayi

D) ?Kharavela

7. The main historical source regarding the information about village government under the Cholas is the

A) Jatwai inscription

B) Uttaramerur inscription

C) Halmidi inscription

D) Nasik cave inscription

8. At which one of the following congress sessions did Dadabhai Naoroji announce that the Swaraj was the goal of India?s political efforts ?

A) Karachi Session

B) Calcutta Session

C) Lucknow Session

D) Which of the following treaties brought an end to the independent existence of Peshwa Baji Rao II ?

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