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HIS - Emergence of New Kingdoms in North India Model Question Paper

7th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    4 x 1 = 4
  1. Who was the first prominent ruler of Pratiharas?

    (a)

    Bhoja I

    (b)

    Naga Bhatta I

    (c)

    Jayapala

    (d)

    Chandradeva

  2. What was the most important cause of the invasion of Mahmud of Ghazni?

    (a)

    To destroy idolatry

    (b)

    To plunder the wealth of India

    (c)

    To spread Islam in India

    (d)

    To establish a Muslim state in India

  3. _________ was prominent and had become the rallying point for all Rajput clans.

    (a)

    Kanauj

    (b)

    Ajmer

    (c)

    Chittor

    (d)

    Sind

  4. _________ was also a great patron of Buddhism

    (a)

    Gopala

    (b)

    Mahipala

    (c)

    Devapala

    (d)

    Harsha

  5. 6 x 1 = 6
  6. _________ was the founder of Vikramashila University

    ()

    Dharmapala

  7. The city of Ajmeer was founded by _______.

    ()

        

  8. The Khandarya temple is in _________

    ()

    Madhya Pradesh

  9. ________ laid the foundation ofthe Gurjara dynasty

    ()

    Harichandra

  10. ___________ was the most powerful ruler of the Pala dynasty

    ()

    Mahipala I

  11. Under Pala patronge, a distinctive school of art arose, called ___________

    ()

    Pala Art or Eastern Indian Art

  12. 5 x 1 = 5
  13. Rajputra is a Latin word.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. The temple at Mount Abu is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Indians learnt the numerals 0 – 9 from Arabs.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. The Pala dynasty declined soon after the death of Mahipala

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. Mahmud is said to have conducted 10 raids into India.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. 5 x 2 = 10
  19. Assertion:- The tripartite struggle was to have control over Kanauj.
    Reason:-Kanauj was a big city.
    a. R is the correct explanation of A.
    b. R is not the correct explanation of A.
    c. A is wrong and R is correct.
    d. A and R are wrong.

  20. Assertion:- India’s Islamic period did not begin after Arab conquest of Sind in AD (CE)712.
    Reason:- Gurjara Pratiharas gave a stiff resistance to Arabs.
    a. R is the correct explanation of A.
    b. R is not the correct explanation of A.
    c. A is correct and R is wrong.
    d. A is wrong and R is correct.

  21. Consider the following statements and find out which is/are correct.
    1. Raksha Bandan tradition is attributed to Rajputs.
    2. Tagore started a mass Raksha Bandan festival during Partition of Bengal
    3. Raksha Bandan was to counter the British attempt to create a divide between Hindus and Muslims.
    a. 1 is correct.
    b. 2 is correct.
    c. 3 is correct.
    d. All the above are correct.

  22. Statement: King of Kanauj placed a statue of prithiviraj as door keeper at the entrance to his court.
    Reason: He wanted to insult Prithlviraj.
    (a) Statement is correct, Reason is wrong.
    (b) Statement is wrong, Reason is correct.
    (c) Statement and Reason are correct.
    (d) Statement and Reason are wrong.

  23. Statement: Mter the victory in the second battle of Tarain Muhammad Ghori returned to Ghazni.
    Reason: He had a weak army.
    (a) Statement and Reason are wrong.
    (b) Statement is correct and Reason is wrong.
    (c) Reason is correct, Statement is wrong.
    (d) Statement and Reason are correct.

  24. 6 x 2 = 12
  25. Write about tripartite struggle over Kanauj.

  26. Who was the founder of Pala dynasty?

  27. Mention the first two early Caliphates.

  28. Name the ruler of Sind who was defeated by Qasim.

  29. Name some important Rajput buildings.

  30. Who was the Buddhist monk who reformed Tibetan Buddhism?

  31. 1 x 3 = 3
  32. What was the impact of Arab conquest of Sind? (point out any five)

  33. 2 x 5 = 10
  34. a. Difference between Mahmud Ghazni’s invasion and Muhammad Ghor’s invasion.
    b. Find out

      First battle of Tarain Second battle of Tarain
    Fought in the year    
    Causes for the battle    
    Who defeated whom?    
    What was the result?    
  35. What is the significance of Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan festival?

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