Tuesday, July 13, 2010

History: Invasions, wars and travelers





History: Invasions, wars and travelers


The immediate cause of invasion of Ahmad Shah Abdali on India was
(a) He was attracted by its wealth.
(b) He was invited by Shah Nawaz Khan.
(c) He hed a strong army.
(d) The Indian rulers were weak.


Answer: The Indian rulers were weak.


The invasion of Huns first took place during the rule of
(a) Gupta
(b) Kushans
(c) Mauryas
(d) Nandas


Answer: Gupta


The First Battle of Panipat was fought in the year
(a) 1764
(b) 1776
(c) 1526
(d) 1527


Answer: 1526


 Fahien came to India during the reign of
(a) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
(b) Ashoka
(c) Harshavardhana
(d) Chandragupta Maurya


Answer: Chandragupta Vikramaditya


The Second Battle of Panipat was fought during the reign of
(a) Humayun
(b) Aurangzeb
(c) Akbar
(d) Babar


Answer: Akbar


Alberuni came to India with
(a) Alexander
(b) Timur
(c) Babur
(d) Mahmud of Ghazni


Answer: Mahmud of Ghazni


 Who looted the temple of Somnath ?
(a) Mohammad Ghori
(b) Nadir Shah
(c) Mahmood of Ghazni
(d) Changhiz Khan


Answer: Mahmood of Ghazni


 The historical source attributed to Megasthenes is
(a) Indica
(b) The Periplus of the Erythrean Sea
(c) Naturalis Historia
(d) Geography


Answer: Indica


Changiz Khan invaded India during the rule of
(a) Balban
(b) Ala-ud-din Khilji
(c) Iltutmish
(d) Qutubuddin Aibak


Answer: Iltutmish


The first to invade India out of the following were
(a) Turks
(b) Mongols
(c) Arabs
(d) Afghans


Answer: Arabs


Black Hole Episode was the main cause of
(a) Battle of Wandiwash
(b) Battle of Haldighati
(c) Battle of Plassey
(d) Battle of Buxar


Answer: Battle of Plassey


Who among the following scholars was the first to visit India ?
(a) Ibn- Batutah
(b) Marco Polo
(c) Fa-Hien
(d) Hiuen Tsang


Answer: Fa-Hien


Hiuen Tsang, the Chinese pilgrim, visited India during the reign of
(a) Ashoka
(b) Harshavardhana
(c) Chandragupta I
(d) Kanishka


Answer: Harshavardhana


 The Battle of Talikota was fought in the year
(a) 1586
(b) 1565
(c) 1526
(d) 1576


Answer: 1565


 The first Muslim invasion of India was led by
(a) Mahmud Ghazni
(b) Timur Lane
(c) Muhammad Ghori
(d) Muhammad bin Kasim


Answer: Muhammad bin Kasim


The term Macedonia's Madman referred to
(a) Xerxes
(b) Darius
(c) Alexander
(d) Philip II


Answer: Alexander


The Third Battle of Panipat was fought between
(a) Marathas and Britishers
(b) Rajputs and Britishers
(c) Marathas and Rajputs
(d) Marathas and Afghans


Answer: Marathas and Afghans


 The Battle of Kanwah was fought between
(a) Babar and Rana Sangha
(b) Akbar and Rana Sangram Singh
(c) Babar and Hemu
(d) Akbar and Rana Pratap


Answer: Babar and Rana Sangha


Which of the following statements is incorrect in regard to Battle of Buxar ?
(a) Mir Kasim was routed at the Battle of Buxar
(b) None of these
(c) The battle was fought in 1863.
(d) British took over the administration of Bengal after the battle.


Answer: The battle was fought in 1863.


 Chengez Khan was a
(a) Mongol
(b) None of these
(c) Turk
(d) Persian


Answer: Mongol


 Akbar defeated Rana Pratap in the Battle of Haldighati in the year
(a) 1596
(b) 1576
(c) 1570
(d) 1588


Answer: 1576


 Mahmud of Ghazni attacked India mainly
(a) To spread Islam in India
(b) To take the famous artisans of India to his court
(c) To plunder the wealth of India
(d) To establish his empire in India


Answer: To plunder the wealth of India


Ibn - Batutah visited India during the reign of Sultan
(a) Muhammad Tughlaq
(b) Sikander Lodhi
(c) Ala-ud-din Khilji
(d) Feroz Tughlaq


Answer: Muhammad Tughlaq


Which of the following is correctly matched ?
(a) Battle of Wandiwash - Akbar and English forces
(b) Battle of Tarain - Prithviraj Chauhan and Mohammed Ghori
(c) Battle of Panipat - Babur and Rana Sanga
(d) Battle of Kanwah - Humayun and Sher Shah


Answer:  Battle of Tarain - Prithviraj Chauhan and Mohammed Ghori


The Third Battle of Panipat was fought in the year
(a) 1739
(b) 1757
(c) 1761
(d) 1707


Answer: 1761


Nadir Shah invaded India during the reign of
(a) Bahadur Shah
(b) Farrukhsiyar
(c) Muhammed Shah
(d) Shah Alam


Answer: Muhammed Shah


 Which of the following battles was fought in 1192 A.D.?
(a) Second Battle of Tarain
(b) Battle of Kanwah
(c) First Battle of Tarain
(d) Battle of Talikota


Answer; Second Battle of Tarain


 India's famous Peacock Throne and the diamond koh-e-Noor were taken away by
(a) Ahmad Shah Abdali
(b) Robert Clive
(c) Mohammad Ghori
(d) Nadir Shah


Answer: Nadir Shah


Ashoka, the Great conquered Kalinga in the year
(a) 261 A.D.
(b) 78 A.D.
(c) 261 B.C.
(d) 58 B.C.


Answer: 261 B.C.


Chinese pilgrim Fahien visited India in
(a) 5th century
(b) 7th century
(c) 4th century
(d) 6th century


Answer: 5th century


 The Battle of Plassey was fought in the year
(a) 1761
(b) 1775
(c) 1757
(d) 1576


Answer: 1757


 The Second Battle of Panipat was fought between
(a) Akbar and Hemu
(b) Clive and Siraj-ud-Daula
(c) Babar and Rana Sanga
(d) Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marathas


Answer: Akbar and Hemu


 The first Hun invasion took place during the reign of
(a) Yasodharman
(b) Kanishka
(c) Skandagupta
(d) Samudragupta


Answer: Yasodharman


 Porus was defeated by Alexander at the Battle of????
(a) Herat
(b) Kabul
(c) Hydaspes
(d) Buxar


Answer: Hydaspes


India was invaded by Timur Lung in
(a) 1335
(b) 1389
(c) 1385
(d) 1398


Answer: 1398


 Alberuni , the famous historian came to India in the
(a) 9th century A.D.
(b) 16th century A.D.
(c) 12th century A.D.
(d) 10th century A.D.


Answer: 10th century A.D.


The First Battle of Panipat was fought between
(a) Humayun and Sher Shah Suri
(b) Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi
(c) Akbar and Hemu
(d) Hemu and Babar


Answer: Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi


The main purpose of Fahien's visit to India was to
(a) Study Indian art and music
(b) Find out an easy land route for trade with India
(c) Visit Buddhist monasteries and record their history and condition
(d) Study the administrative system of Gupta rulers


Answer: Visit Buddhist monasteries and record their history and condition


 Mongols intruded into India for the first time during the reign of
(a) Balban
(b) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
(c) Iltutmish
(d) Alauddin Khilji


Answer: Iltutmish


 The Second Battle of Panipat was foyght in
(a) 1456
(b) 1556
(c) 1526
(d) 1761


Answer: 1556


Megasthenes was the Ambassador of
(a) The Persians
(b) Seleucus Nikator
(c) Alexander
(d) Darius


Answer: Seleucus Nikator


 The treaty of Purandhar was signed in 1665 with Shivaji by which soldier statesman ?
(a) Shaista Khan
(b) Raja Jay Singh
(c) Raja Jaswant Singh
(d) Afzal Khan


Answer: Raja Jay Singh

13 comments:

  1. Helped a lot . Thank you very much..

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  2. Pls.let me know when did fahien came to india whether its chandtagupta 1or chandragupta vikramaditya confusing in class 6 text book

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    1. Chandragupta vikramaditya is correct..he came in 5th century

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    2. Chandragupta vikramaditya is correct..he came in 5th century

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    3. Chandragupta II or Chandragupta vikramditya is correct.

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  3. Very helpful informations.Thanks a lot

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  4. Skandagupta was the one who successfully resisted the invasion of hunas and not yashodaran

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