1 Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila located?

A) Indus and Jhelum

B) Jhelum and Chenab

C) Chenab and Ravi

D) Ravi and Beas

2 The monk whom Chandragupta Maurya accompanied to South India?was

A) Asvaghosha

B) Vasumitra

C) Upagupta

D) Bhadrabahu

3 Which of the following was the contemporary Bengal King during the time of Harsha of Kanauj?

A) Bhaskaravarman

B) Divakaramitra

C) Devagupta

D) Sasanka

4 Indicate the correct chronological order of dynasties in North-west India

A) Kushanas, Sakas, Parthians

B) Sakas, Kushanas, Parthians

C) Parthians, Sakas, Kushanas

D) Sakas, Parthians, Kushanas

5 Who among the following has been called the ‘Napoleon of India?

A) Samudragupta

B) Chandragupta

C) Ashoka

D) Harshavardhana

6 During the Indian Freedom Struggle, why did Rowlatt Act arouse popular indignation?

A) It curtailed the freedom of religion

B) It curbed the trade union activities

C) It suppressed the Indian traditional education

D) It authorized the government to imprison people without trial

7 Who among the following ladies wrote a historical account during the Mughal period ?

A) Gulbadan Begum

B) Noorjahan Begum

C) Jahanara?Begum

D) Zebun-nissah Begum

8 Which one of the following monuments has a dome which is said to be one of the largest in the world ?

A) Jama Masjid, Delhi

B) Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur

C) Tomb of Ghiyas-ud-din Tuglaq, Delhi

D) None

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