+1 First Revision Test

11th Standard

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History

Time : 02:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 90

    I. Choose the correct answer: 

    20 x 1 = 20
  1. The first Palaeolithic tools were identified in _____

    (a)

    1860

    (b)

    1863

    (c)

    1873

    (d)

    1883

  2. ______________played an important role in improving the method of cultivation.

    (a)

    Iron

    (b)

    Bronze

    (c)

    Copper

    (d)

    Brass

  3. The play ______ by Visakadatha describes Chandragupta and his accession to the throne of the Magadha Empire.

    (a)

    Mudrarakshasa

    (b)

    Rajatharangini

    (c)

    Arthasastra

    (d)

    Indica

  4. ____________ was the best known of the Indo-Greek kings

    (a)

    Euthydemus

    (b)

    Demetrius

    (c)

    Menander

    (d)

    Antialcidas

  5. The first regular Buddhist work on logic was written by __________

    (a)

    Dignaga

    (b)

    Vasubandhu

    (c)

    Chandrogamia

    (d)

    Varahamihira

  6. Choose and match

    1.Simhavishnu Chalukya
    2.Jayasimhan I Rashtrakuta
    3.Aditya I Dockyard
    4.Mamallapuram Chola king
    (a)

    4, 3, 1, 2

    (b)

    4, 1, 2, 3

    (c)

    2, 1, 4, 3

    (d)

    4, 3, 2, 1

  7. The Palam Baoli inscription is in _________ language

    (a)

    Sanskrit

    (b)

    Persian

    (c)

    Arabic

    (d)

    Urdu

  8. In the reign of Rajaraja I, Mammallapuram was administered by a body called __________

    (a)

    Nattar

    (b)

    Maanagaram

    (c)

    Nagarattar

    (d)

    Urar

  9. ____________poem was composed by Gangadevi.

    (a)

    Manucharitram

    (b)

    Amuktamalyada

    (c)

    Panduranga Mahatiyam

    (d)

    Madura Vijayam

  10. Appar as a Jaina was known as__________.

    (a)

    Harisena

    (b)

    Theerthankara

    (c)

    Sivagnana Sithiyar

    (d)

    Dharmasena

  11. _____________preached the worship of God in the name of Krishna.

    (a)

    Mirabai

    (b)

    Ravidas

    (c)

    Tazkirah-i-Auliya-i- Hind

    (d)

    Guru Govind Singh

  12. The fiscal administration of Akbar was largely based on the methods of ____________

    (a)

    Babur

    (b)

    Humayun

    (c)

    Sher Shah

    (d)

    Ibrahim Lodi

  13. Delhi was ruled by________of the Sur Dynasty.

    (a)

    Sher Khan

    (b)

    Sher Shah

    (c)

    Rani Durgavati

    (d)

    Akbar

  14. ______ was the Peshwa who enhanced the power of the Maratha Empire.

    (a)

    Baji Rao I

    (b)

    Balaji Viswanath

    (c)

    Balaji Baji Rao

    (d)

    Baji Rao II

  15. The region of the Marathas consisted of a narrow strip of land called _______

    (a)

    Peshwa

    (b)

    Konkan

    (c)

    Serfoji II

    (d)

    Shivaji

  16. Francis Martin made___________ the strategic centre of French settlements in India.

    (a)

    Masuli patnam

    (b)

    Nagapattinam

    (c)

    Goa

    (d)

    Pondicherry

  17. Madras University was established in ________________

    (a)

    1837

    (b)

    1861

    (c)

    1844

    (d)

    1857

  18. The individual holders were registered and issued _____________

    (a)

    Cornwallis

    (b)

    pattas

    (c)

    raiyah

    (d)

    cash

  19. Velu Nachiyar was the daughter of Raja of_________

    (a)

    Sivagangai

    (b)

    Pudhukkotai

    (c)

    Ramanathapuram

    (d)

    Palavanatham

  20. __________was the first province, where several ideas of reforms originated

    (a)

    Punjab

    (b)

    Bengal

    (c)

    Bombay

    (d)

    Madras

  21. II. Write brief answers: Question No. 30 is compulsory. (any 7)

    7 x 2 = 14
  22. Who were the Rig Vedic Gods?

  23. How did Bimbisara extend the territory of Magadhan Empire?

  24. “Menander is said to have ruled a large kingdom in the North West of the country.” Elaborate.

  25. Highlight the significance of Nalanda University during the Pala dynasty

  26. Scholars patronized by Mahmud of Ghazni

  27. Name the founders of city of Vijayanagar. How did it get its name?

  28. How did the Bhakti Saints become popular among the masses?

  29. Write a note on Albuquerque.

  30. Write a note on the humiliating terms of the Treaty of Srirangapatnam (1792) imposed on Tipu Sultan.

  31. What is social reform?

  32. III. Write short answers on the following: Question No. 40 is compulsory. (any 7)

    7 x 3 = 21
  33. Explain the distinct features of the Mesolithic cultures.

  34. Explain the features of the monarchies or kingdoms on the Gangetic plains.

  35. Shrines at Elephanta and at Ellora.

  36. Attempt an account of foreign travellers on Pandya kingdom.

  37. Battle of Rakshasi – Tangadi (1565)

  38. How did Chaitanya differ from Kabir?

  39. The Mansabdari system of Akbar.

  40. Write a short note on Shivaji and the Mughals

  41. How did the Zamindars acquire hereditary rights over the lands assigned by the Government?

  42. M.G Ranade

  43. IV. Answer the following in detail.

    7 x 5 = 35
    1. Highlight the salient features of Early Neolithic cultures.

    2. Explain the schism in Jainism pointing out its implications.

    1. Attempt an account of traders and their long distance trade during the Sangam and the immediate post-Sangam period.

    2. Examine the role of guilds during Gupta period.

    1. Estimate the rule of Firuz Tughlaq

    2. Highlight the architectural excellence of Cholas

    1. What are the conflicts between Vijayanagar - Bahmani?

    2. Explain the impact of Sufism.

    1. Analyze Mughal society in terms of its economy, trade and commerce.

    2. Compare and contrast the Shivaji land revenue adminstration and Peshwa land revenue adminstration

    1. Attempt an account of Dupleix's career and achievements in India.

    2. Explain Famines and Indentured labour.

    1. Describe the causes and the course of the Vellore Revolt of 1806.

    2. Write the overall contribution of Brahmo Samaj

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