Prelims Practice Questions 08-05-2019 – Test 1

1. As per the Ashoka’s inscriptions which among the following place was declared tax free and proclaimed only 1/8th part as taxable


2. Which among the following is the most unique feature of Dholavira site of the Indus valley civilization?

(a) Its cities were horizontally divided in multiple parts.
(b) Its cities were unevenly divided.
(c) Its cities were divided into three parts
(d) None of these
Which of these statements are correct?


3. Consider the following statements:

1. The roots of ‘Bhakthi’ movement can be found in the Vedas and Upanishads
2. The ‘Bhakthi’ Movement in India stressed mystical union of the individual with god through Karmamarga
Which of these statements is / are correct?


4. Consider the following statements:

1. The cholas followed the policy of settling military colonies in enemy territories to overware the local population
2. The Chola patronage was responsible for invention “Dravid” school of architecture
Which of the following statements is / are correct?


5. Consider the following statements:
1. Kumaragupta – I founded the Nalanda Mahvidhyalaya
2. Kalidas flourished in the reign of both Chandragupta – II and Kumaragupta – I
Which of the above statements is / are correct?


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