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Mission WBCS (Exe.) 2019 Prelims and Mains Daily Mock Test Arijit Basu Chowdhury
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Daily Mock Test (History) 1. Consider the following statements about Syed Ahmed Khan, the founder of Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College, Aligarh. 1. He was a staunch supporter of Indian National Congress 2. Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College was set-up with the objective of promoting learning of Islamic education among the Muslims. a) Only 1 b) Only 2 c) All of these d) None of these 2. Consider the following statements from Kalhana's Rajatarangini 1. Rajatarangin is a metrical historical chronicle of kings of Kashmir written in Sanskrit by Kalhana in 12th century CE describing social life of Kashmir. 2. King Harsha is known to introduce a general dress of befitting a king which include a long coat. a) Only 1 b) Only 2 c) All of these d) None of these
Daily Mock Test (History ) 3. Which one of the following was a temple built by the Chola kings? a) Durga Temple, Aihole b) Brihadiswara Temple, Tanjavur c) Meenakshi Temple, Madurai d) Srirangam Temple. Thiruchirapalli 4. The Society of Jesus whose followers were called Jesuits, was set up by a) Erasmus b) Ignatius Loyola c) Ulrich Zwingli d) Martin Luther
Daily Mock Test (History) 5. Ibn Batuta's work, Rihla, completed in 1355, is a) an autobiography b) an account of trade with Morocco c) an account of the Delhi Sultans from Aibek to Ghiyas-ud-din Tughladq d) a religious text 6. Which one of the following statements about the teachings of Kabir is not correct? a) He believed in universal love b) He was not against pilgrimage and idol worship c) He did not consider it necessary to abandon the normal life of a householder d) He emphasized on one God and the spread of devetionalism
Daily Mock Test (History ) 7. Consider the following statements about Sher Shah's administration 1. He divided his empire into Sarkars, which were further subdivided into Parganas. 2. The Sarkars and the Parganas were directly administered by Sher Shah without the help of any other officials Which of the above statements is /are correct? a) Only 1 b) Only 2 c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2
Daily Mock Test (History ) 8. The University of Nalanda was set-up by which Gupta ruler? a) Chandragupta II b) Samudragupta c) Kumaragupta I d) Kumaragupta II 9. The Fourth Buddhist Council was held in Kashmir under the leadership of a) Kunal b) Ashoka c) Kanishka d) Bindusara 10. In the Gupta age, Varahamihira wrote the famous book, 'Bribat Sambita'. It was a treatise on a) Ayurvedic system of medicine b) Astronomy c) Statecraft d) Economics 11. The Tungabhadra river provided sustenance to which empire? a) Pandya b) Vakataka c) Chola d) Vijayanagara
Daily Mock Test (History) 12. Which of the following statements about Rig Veda is not correct? a) The sacrifices were performed in the temples. b) Gods are presented as powerful, who could be made to intervene in the world of men via the performance of sacrifices. c) Prayers and sacrificial rituals were performed during Rig Veda period and these were not associated with temples Gods were supposed to partake of the offerings as they were consumed by fire. d)
Daily Mock Test (History ) 1. d) None of these . Syed Ahmed Khan founded the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College (today Aligarh Muslim University) in 1875 with the aim of promoting social and economic development of Indian Muslims . He denounced nationalist organizations such as the Indian National Congress, instead forming organizations to promote Muslim unity and pro-British attitudes and attributes 2. c) All of these
Daily Mock Test (History ) 3. b) Brihadiswara Temple, Tanjavur Brihadiswara Temple at Tanjavur was built by the Chola Kings. Rajaraja Chola I was its founder. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva Meenakshi temple, Madurai is dedicated to Parvati (known as Meenakshi). It was built between 1623 and 1655. Srirangam Temple at Thiruchrapalli is dedicated to Ranganatha, who is a form of Hindu deity Vishnu Durga Temple, Aihole was built by the dynasty of the Chalukyas between 7th and 8th century 4. b) Ignatius Loyola . Ignatius Loyola along with six others formed 'Company of Jesus' in 1534, which later came to be known as the society of Jesus. Jesuits work in education, intellectual research and cultural pursuits.
Daily Mock Test (History ) 8. c) Kumaragupta Kumaragupta I became a Gupta king in AD 415. University of Nalanda was set-up during his rule.This University of Nalanda is called Oxford of Mahayan Buddhism. 9. c) Kanishka .The Fourth Buddhist Council was held in Kashmir under the leadership of Kansishka in Kashmir, in year 78 CE .First Buddhist Council I. At Satparni Rajagriha (483 BC) II. Under the patronage of King Ajatshatruwith the monk Mhakasyapa Upali presiding, at Rajgriha, in the Sattapani Caves The idea was to preserve Buddha's teachings (Sutta) and rules for disciples (Vinaya). Ananda was one of the great disciples of Buddha recited Suttas and Upali, another recited Vinaya. Abhidhamma Pitaka was also included. III.
Daily Mock Test (History ) Fourth Buddhist Council I At Kundalvana, Kashmir (72 AD) II. Under the patronage of Kushan king Kanishka and the president of this III. This council distinctly divided the Buddhism into 2 sects Mahayana and Hinayana. Fifth Buddhist Council I. At Mandalay, Burma (1871 AD) II. Under the patronage of king Mindon. It was presided by Jagarbhivamsha, councilwas Vasumitra, with Avaghosa as his deputy. Narindabhidhaja and Samanga asama Sixth Buddhist Council I. At Kaba Aye, Burma (1954 AD)