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History Study Material बिभाग “च” on mahasarkar.co.in. This is the page where we are deal with History Study Material For Maharashtra Recruitment Exam. Every questions come from various source i.e. Harappan Civilisation; Vedic Age; Mauryas; India after the Mauryas (2nd/c BC-2nd/c AD); The Sangam Age (South); Age of Guptas; Age of Smaller Kingdoms (North) (Harsha incorporated); The Deccan & the South; The Delhi Sultanate; The age of Vijayanagar & the Bahmanis; The Bhakti & the Sufi Movements; The Mughals; The Marathas; The Establishment of the British Rule & Expansion in India; British Policy & Administration; Social & Cultural Awakening in India. The Socio-religious Reform Movements; Revolts of 1857; Muslim Separation; Miscellaneous. यह पेज ओह सब स्टूडेंट के लिए है, जो नौकरी की तलाश में हैं और भारती परिक्षा दिने के लिए इच्छुक हैं।

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  1. Which of the following Rigvedic gods is said to be the upholder of the ‘Rta’ or cosmic order?

(1) Indra

(2) Varuna

(3) Soma

(4) Agni

Ans:- (2) Varuna

  1. Vedic God ‘Indra’ has been referred to in various ways. Push the odd one out.

(1) Purandra, destroyer of forts

(2) Vrtrahan, the killers of vrtra (probability symbolic of the forces of drought or the human enemies of the vedic people)

(3) Maghavan or the bounteons one

(4) Upholder of Rta, the entire moral, natural and physical order.

Ans:- (4) Upholder of Rta, the entire moral, natural and physical order.

  1. Vedic philosophy as presented in the Vedas has many facets. Point out which is not true?

(1) It is naturalistic and pagan

(2) It is hieratic religious philosophy, with emphasis on on ritual, dogma magical spelles

(3) It attempted to provide solutions to many profound metaphysical problems.

(4) All the above

Ans:- (4) All the above

  1. Brahma as a deity is post-Vedic. His chief wife is the goddess of wisdom and science, the Minerwa of Hindusism. She is also the goddess of speech and music and the deviser of the Sanskrit script. The reference here is to the goddess

(1) Aditi

(2) Saraswati

(3) Gayatri

(4) Sarojini

Ans:- (2) Saraswati

  1. Orthodox Hindus hold that here are six ‘astika’ systems of Hindu philosophy of these the oldest is

(1) Yoga

(2) Mimamsa

(3) Samkhya

(4) Vedanta

Ans:- (3) Samkhya

  1. The earnings of kings in the medieval age were mostly derived from

(1) Offerings made at temples

(2) Land revenue

(3) Trade and commerce

(4) Industrial production

Ans:- (2) Land revenue

  1. Mabsabdars in the Mughal period were

(1) Kandlords and Zamindars

(2) Officials of the state

(3) Militiamen

(4) Revenue collectors

Ans:- (2) Officials of the state

  1. Mohammad of Ghazni attacked India many times mainly

(1) To plunder the wealth of  India

(2) To spread Islam in India

(3) To establish his empire in India

(4) To take the famous artisans of India to his court

Ans:- (1) To plunder the wealth of  India

  1. The British received permission to establish their Company in India from

(1) Akbar

(2) Jahangir

(3) Shah Jahan

(4) Aurangzeb

Ans:- (2) Jahangir

  1. The Quit India Movement was organized in

(1) 1930

(2) 1940

(3) 1942

(4) 1947

Ans:- (3) 1942

  1. Who was rule from the Kushan dynasty?

(1) Pushyamitra

(2) Ugrasena

(3) Vikramaditya

(4) Kadphises – I

Ans:- (4) Kadphises – I

  1. Ramanujacharya is associated with

(1) Advaita philosophy

(2) Dvaita Philosophy

(3) Vashista-avaita philosophy

(4) Bhakit cult

Ans:- (3) Vashista-avaita philosophy

  1. Buddha’s preachings were mainly connected with

(1) Belief in one God

(2) Practice of rituals

(3) Purity of thought and conduct

(4) Bhakti cult

Ans:- (3) Purity of thought and conduct

  1. Put in ascending chronological order of construction the following A. Puri Jagannath temple B. Meenalshi temple C. Mamallapuram temple D. Kutub Minar

(1) A B C D

(2) A C B D

(3) B C A D

(4) C A D B

Ans:-  (4) C A D B

  1. Which of the following is not associated with the growth of cave art?

(1) Amarnath

(2) Marle

(3) Bagh

(4) Mahabalipuram

Ans:- (1) Amarnath

  1. Din – I – Ilahi of Akbar was not a success because

(1) After Akbar, it was not patronized

(2) The muslims found it difficult to accept other religions

(3) It was not suitably projected to the masses

(4) All the above

Ans:- (4) All the above

  1. Who among the following gave maximum resistance to the British?

(1) Mughals

(2) Marathas

(3) Rajputs

(4) Sikhas

Ans:- (2) Marathas

  1. The partition of Bengal was intended to

(1) Create a wedge between Hindus and Muslims

(2) Make for administrative convenience

(3) Unite Hindus and Muslims

(4) None of these

Ans:- (1) Create a wedge between Hindus and Muslims

  1. Put the following in correct chronological order: A. permanent settlement, B. subsidiary alliance, C. Doctrine of laps, D. partition of Bengal

(1) C B A D

(2) A B C D

(3) A C B D

(4) A D B C

Ans:- (2) A B C D

  1. Hunter Commission was appointed by the British to probe into the

(1) Bardoli Satyagraha

(2) Khilafat agitation

(3) Jallianwala Bagh tragedy

(4) Chauri Chaura incident

Ans:- (3) Jallianwala Bagh tragedy

  1. Which of the following is correctly matched?

(1) Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it — B.G. Tilak

(2) Give me bllod and I will give you freedom— J.L. Nehru

(3) Jarenge ya Marenga – S.C. Bose

(4) A new star rises, the star of freedom in the East—Mahatma Gandhi

Ans:- (1) Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it — B.G. Tilak

  1. Some of the regional bases of militant nationalism are given below. Find the odd one out.

(1) Bengal

(2) Punjab

(3) Gujarat

(4) Maharashtra

Ans:- (3) Gujarat

  1. Which of the following mythical sages is credited with bringing sanskritic culture true to the south?

(1)  Kashayapa

(2) Patanjali

(3) Agastya

(4) Narada

Ans:- (3) Agastya

  1. Gokhale’s Servants of India Society launched in June, 1905 did not have one of the following as its aim

(1) Moral purity

(2) Self-sacrifice

(3) Swadeshi and boycott

(4) Full-time national work on a salary of Rs 65 per month

Ans:- (3) Swadeshi and boycott

  1. Which of the following Acts formally introduced the principle of elections for the first time?

(1) The Indian Councils’ Act, 1909

(2) Government of India Act, 1919

(3) The 1935 Act

(4) India Independence Act, 1947

Ans:- (1) The Indian Councils’ Act, 1909

  1. When did Muslim League adopt self government as one of its objectives?

(1) 1919

(2) 1911

(3) 1912

(4) 1920

Ans:- (3) 1912

  1. ‘Direct Action’ to achieve Pakistan sparked off unprecedented bloodshed during August 16-19, 1946 as a result of Hindu-Muslim riots

(1) Bombay

(2) Garmukteshwar

(3) Calcutta

(4) Patna

Ans:- (3) Calcutta

28.One February 20, 1947, Prime Minister Attlee announced the British Government’s decision to with draw from India latest by

(1) August 1947

(2) January 1948

(3) June 1948

(4) August 1948

Ans:- (3) June 1948

  1. In which of the following movements did Mahatma Gandhi make the first use of hunger strike as a weapon?

(1) Non-Cooperation movement, 1920-22

(2) Rowlatt Satyagraha, 1919

(3) Ahmedabad Strike, 1918

(4) Bardoli Satyagraha

Ans:- (3) Ahmedabad Strike, 1918

  1. The organizational change to turn the Congress Party into a real mass political party was made for the first time in

(1) 1916

(2) 1918

(3) 1920

(4) 1930

Ans:- (3) 1920

  1. The first definitely communist journal to be publish in India was

(1) Vanguard of Indian Independence

(2) Socialist

(3) Atmashakti

(4) Dhumketu

Ans:- (2) Socialist

  1. Which of the following metals was not known to the Indus people?

(1) Tin

(2) Copper

(3) Iron

(4) Lead

Ans:- (3) Iron

  1. Who possibly ruled the Indus people?

(1) Priests

(2) Kings

(3) Merchants

(4) An assembly of elders

Ans:- (3) Merchants

  1. Where did the British and French East India Company clash for the first time in India?

(1) Hyderabad

(2) Bengal

(3) Carnatic

(4) Pondicherry

Ans:- (3) Carnatic

  1. Who was the authore of Gita Rahasya?

(1) Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

(2) C. Vijiaraghavachariar

(3) Bal gangadhar Tilak

(4) Vivekananda

Ans:- (3) Bal gangadhar Tilak

  1. The theory of classical music is discussed in:

(1) Rig Veda

(2) Atharvaveda

(3) Yajurveda

(4) Samaveda

Ans:- (4) Samaveda

  1. Who of the following was the Peshwa known in history as ‘Nima Saheb’?

(1) Baji Rao I

(2) Balaji Baji9 Rao

(3) Madho Rao

(4) Baji Rao

Ans:- (2) Balaji Baji Rao

  1. In the battle of Hydaspes the reference is to the river

(1) Beas

(2) Indus

(3) Jhelum

(4) Ravi

Ans:- (1) Beas

  1. Who was the Greek navigator whom Darius the Great had commissioned in around 510 BC to explore the Indus till its mouth:

(1) Herodotus

(2) Scylax

(3) Nearchus

(4) Ctesias

Ans:- (2) Scylax

  1. Point the odd man out.

The late Chalukyan Empire was split up among

(1) Hoysalas of Mysore

(2) Cholas of Tanjore

(3) Yadavas of Devagiri

(4) Kakatiyas of Warangal

Ans:- (2) Cholas of Tanjore