Prelims Practice Questions 29-04-2019 – Test 1

1. Consider the following statements:

1. Dharmapala founded the famous Vikramashila University for the Buddhists University for the Buddhists.
2. The City of Dhilika (Delhi) was founded by the Chauhans.


2. Which of the following is correct with respect to Harappan Civilization?

1. The remarkable thing about the arrangement of the houses in the cities is that they followed the
grid system.
2. The Indus People were not the earliest people to produce cotton.
3. The Inhabitants of the Indus region worshipped gods in the form of trees, animals and human
beings and the gods were placed in temples.
4. The Harappans were great experts in the use of Potter’s wheel.


3. Which of the following is wrong in the context of decline of Mauryan Empire?


4. Which of the following is NOT true of Buddha?


5. Consider the following statements
1. Lord Buddha in his life taught in Pali language and propagated that the goal of human life
should be the attainment of nirvana
2. Ashoka, who became a buddhist after the kalinga war, said that man should follow good conduct
so that he could attain heaven.


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