Quarterly Model Question Paper

11th Standard

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History

Time : 02:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 90
    20 x 1 = 20
  1. The period before the development of script is called______

    (a)

    Pre-historic

    (b)

    Historic

    (c)

    palaeolithic

    (d)

    Neolithic

  2. The earliest age in history is called ________

    (a)

    Old Stone Age

    (b)

    New Stone Age

    (c)

    Copper Age

    (d)

    Iron Age

  3. _______ was an important source of subsistence for the Harappans.

    (a)

    Agriculture

    (b)

    Pottery

    (c)

    Craft production

    (d)

    Fishing

  4. The main collection of vedic hymns are called

    (a)

    Brahmanas

    (b)

    Samhita

    (c)

    Aranyakas

    (d)

    Upanishads

  5. The language of the _________ is described as Vedic Sanskrit.

    (a)

    Puranas

    (b)

    Vedas

    (c)

    dramas

    (d)

    poets

  6. _________ is the Buddhist text that makes a reference to Ajatashatru’s meeting of Buddha.

    (a)

    Jivakasinthamani

    (b)

    Acharrangasutra

    (c)

    Kalpasutra

    (d)

    Samannapha Sutta

  7. A comprehensive historical chronicle in Pali from Sri Lanka serving as an important source for the Mauryan Period is ___________

    (a)

    Mahavamsa

    (b)

    Deepavamsa

    (c)

    Brahmanas

    (d)

    Mudrarakshasa

  8. ____________ the comprehensive historical chronicle in Pali from Sri Lanka.

    (a)

    brahmana

    (b)

    Mahavamsa

    (c)

    Kosala

    (d)

    bodhi

  9. The officials known as __________ were in charge of five to ten villages.

    (a)

    Achaemenid

    (b)

    samaharta

    (c)

    sthanika

    (d)

    gopas

  10. Indravihara is mentioned in ________

    (a)

    Manimegalai

    (b)

    Silappathikaram

    (c)

    Ashoka inscription

    (d)

    Chera coin

  11. Warfare for territorial expansion was major theme of ____________.

    (a)

    Korkai

    (b)

    Puratthinai

    (c)

    Maduraikanchi

    (d)

    trade

  12. _________ was one of the most capable generals of Alexander

    (a)

    Seleucus Nicator

    (b)

    Antigonus

    (c)

    Antiochus

    (d)

    Demetrius

  13. Which is the least reliable of the sources for the study of Gupta period?

    (a)

    Literary sources

    (b)

    Epigraphical sources

    (c)

    Numismatic sources

    (d)

    Myths and legends

  14. ___________, a Chinese traveller, presented an idyllic picture of Indian society in the fifth century CE.

    (a)

    Itsing

    (b)

    Hieun-Tsang

    (c)

    Fahien

    (d)

    Wang-Hieun-Tse

  15. The first ruler of the Gupta Empire was _________.

    (a)

    Sri Gupta

    (b)

    Ghatotkacha

    (c)

    Gupta Empire

    (d)

    Chandragupta I

  16. Foreign merchants were known as __________.

    (a)

    Pattanswamy

    (b)

    Nanadesi

    (c)

    Videshi

    (d)

    Desi

  17. The village accountant was ___________

    (a)

    The Rashtrakutas

    (b)

    wild boar

    (c)

    the Pallavas

    (d)

    karana

  18. In 1186 Ghuri prince ____________ invaded Punjab and seized Lahore.

    (a)

    Persian

    (b)

    Muhammad Qasim

    (c)

    Muizz- ud-din Muhammad

    (d)

    Muhamed qausim

  19. ___________ was the first capital of Pandyas

    (a)

    Madurai

    (b)

    Kayalpattinam

    (c)

    Korkai

    (d)

    Puhar

  20. _________________ who visited Pandya country lauded the king for fair administration and generous hospitality for foreign merchants.

    (a)

    Thirugnanasambandar

    (b)

    Marco Polo

    (c)

    uttaramantri

    (d)

    Eluttu Mandapam

  21. 7 x 2 = 14
  22. Write a short note on hominin?

  23. Mention the reasons for the decline of Indus Civilisation.

  24. Name few the Middle Palaeolithic sites found in India.

  25. Who were the Rig Vedic Gods?

  26. Name the Eight Anthologies.

  27. Write a note on Khajuraho temple?

  28. Name about the less prominent regions of Cholas?

  29. 7 x 3 = 21
  30. What are the occupation did by chalcolithic age?

  31. Highlight the impact of the invasion of Alexander the Great on India.

  32. What do you meant by Epigraphic

  33. What is the belief of meanders?

  34. Harsha’s relationship with the Chinese

  35. Give the best specimens of the temple?

  36. Famous trio of Saiva saints

  37. 7 x 5 = 35
  38. Where are Neolithic cultures found in South India? Mention its important features.

  39. Discuss the causes of intellectual awakening in the sixth century BCE.

  40. Describe the land classification and land tenures followed in Guptas’ times.

  41. What we can understand From Kuram Copper Plate

  42. Estimate the rule of Firuz Tughlaq

  43. Justify the statement “Temple was a social institution”.

  44. Write a detailed account about the Pandyas religion?

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