+1 Public Exam March 2019 Important One Mark Questions

11th Standard

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History

Time : 00:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    50 x 1 = 50
  1. __________ is another important source of history.

    (a)

    language

    (b)

    literature

    (c)

    dance

    (d)

    writing

  2. The period after the Old Stone Age (Palaeolithic) is called the______________

    (a)

    ice age

    (b)

    stone age

    (c)

    Mesolithic Age

    (d)

    Neolithic age

  3. Find the incorrect pair
    (i) Elephas namadicus - giant tusked pre-historic elephant.
    (ii) Stegodon ganesa - a giant pre-historic elephant.
    (iii) Bos namadicus - wild cattle.
    (iv) Equus namadicus - teeth

    (a)

    (i) correct

    (b)

    (ii) correct

    (c)

    (iii) correct

    (d)

    (iv) correct

  4. ____________ did not have evidence of ceramics.

    (a)

    ceramic phase

    (b)

    Aceramic phase

    (c)

    middle phase

    (d)

    higher phase

  5. ___________ used microliths bone and antler tools and terra cotta objects.

    (a)

    ice age

    (b)

    stone age

    (c)

    Mesolithic Age

    (d)

    Neolithic age

  6. ________________ played an important role in the development-of archaeology in India.

    (a)

    Sir John Marshal

    (b)

    Thomas

    (c)

    Darwin

    (d)

    alexander

  7. ____________ study ancient agriculture, and human and environmental relationships.

    (a)

    Archaligist

    (b)

    Archaeobotanists

    (c)

    teri

    (d)

    antropology

  8. The main collections of Vedic hymns are called_________

    (a)

    Puranas

    (b)

    Vedas

    (c)

    dramas

    (d)

    samhitas

  9. The is ________ the earliest text.

    (a)

    Puranas

    (b)

    Vedas

    (c)

    Rig vedhas

    (d)

    Rig-vedha samhita

  10. The pottery was fine_________in colour with painted geometric designs.

    (a)

    black

    (b)

    grey

    (c)

    white

    (d)

    yellow

  11. ____________ used domesticated horses and chariots.

    (a)

    Aryans

    (b)

    Dravidians

    (c)

    Indians

    (d)

    Russians

  12. ____________ was also the sovereign ruler.

    (a)

    The king

    (b)

    the presit

    (c)

    the minister

    (d)

    none of the above

  13. The ___________ of the Gangetic valley and the useof iron ploughshares improved agricultural productivity.

    (a)

    Part of the soil

    (b)

    fertile soil

    (c)

    minerals of the siol

    (d)

    none of the above

  14. ____________ also played a big role in improving craft production such as pottery, carpentry and metal working.

    (a)

    Iron

    (b)

    aluminium

    (c)

    silver

    (d)

    gold

  15. The richer landowners were called _____________

    (a)

    grihapatis

    (b)

    dasas

    (c)

    kassakas

    (d)

    varna

  16. These landowners employed labourers called ___________

    (a)

    grihapatis

    (b)

    dasas

    (c)

    kassakas

    (d)

    varna

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

    (a)

    brahmana

    (b)

    Mahavamsa

    (c)

    Kosala

    (d)

    bodhi

  18. Ashokan edicts might have been inspired by the edicts of the _____________ king Darius.

    (a)

    Achaemenid

    (b)

    samaharta

    (c)

    sthanika

    (d)

    gopas

  19. Ashoka died in _________

    (a)

    232 BCE

    (b)

    231 BCE

    (c)

    231 BCE

    (d)

    231 BCE

  20. Villages were semi-autonomous and were under the authority of a ___________

    (a)

    gramani

    (b)

    samaharta

    (c)

    sthanika

    (d)

    gopas

  21. The ___________ speaks of eight Chera kings, their territory and fame.

    (a)

    Patitrupathu

    (b)

    eleven Veliechieftains

    (c)

    The Pandyas

    (d)

    kalabras

  22. ____________ ruled from Madurai.

    (a)

    Patitrupathu

    (b)

    eleven Veliechieftains

    (c)

    The Pandyas

    (d)

    kalabras

  23. ____________ was their main port, located near the confluence of Thampraparani with the Bay of Bengal.

    (a)

    Korkai

    (b)

    Puratthinai

    (c)

    Maduraikanchi

    (d)

    trade

  24. Buddhism and Jainism had a strong presence in _________

    (a)

    Puranic school

    (b)

    South India

    (c)

    Vedic ideas

    (d)

    Sea-borne trade

  25. _____________ near Salem had mines producing beryl, which was a gemstone in high demand in Rome.

    (a)

    Vaniyampadi

    (b)

    Meandears

    (c)

    Pushyamitra

    (d)

    Numismatic

  26. ___________ is described as "king" and "soter" or saviour, and not as a great conqueror.

    (a)

    Vaniyampadi

    (b)

    Meandears

    (c)

    Pushyarnitra

    (d)

    Numismatic

  27. __________ evidence alsoproves Demetrius's association with India.

    (a)

    Vaniyampadi

    (b)

    Meandears

    (c)

    Pushyamitra

    (d)

    Numismatic

  28. ____________ appointed kshatrapas or satraps as provincial governors to administer their territories.

    (a)

    The Sakas

    (b)

    Kanishka

    (c)

    Greeks

    (d)

    Bactria

  29. The invasion of _________ led to the reciprocal influence.

    (a)

    The Sakas

    (b)

    Kanishka

    (c)

    Greeks

    (d)

    Bactria

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

    (a)

    Sri Gupta

    (b)

    Ghatotkacha

    (c)

    Gupta Empire

    (d)

    Chandragupta I

  31. ___________ was the first Gupta ruler to issue silver coins.

    (a)

    Chandrarupta I

    (b)

    Chandrarupta II

    (c)

    Gupta

    (d)

    None the these

  32. __________ are religious texts covering a wide range of subjects such as ethics, politics culture and art.

    (a)

    Madhyadesa School

    (b)

    Ashtadhyayi

    (c)

    Mahabhashya

    (d)

    Smritis

  33. _____________ fought against the Gurjaras and the Huns and established his authority as far as Malwaand Gujarat.

    (a)

    Bana's Harshacharita

    (b)

    Pushyabhuti

    (c)

    Prabakara Vardhana

    (d)

    Parameswara

  34. In commemoration of his victory over Harsha, Pulikesin assumed the title of ______________

    (a)

    Bana's Harshacharita

    (b)

    Pushyabhuti

    (c)

    Prabakara Vardhana

    (d)

    Parameswara

  35. _________ were great patrons of Mahayana Buddhism.

    (a)

    Mimamsakas

    (b)

    Banishment

    (c)

    Dharmapala

    (d)

    The Palas

  36. ____________ were great patrons of Mahayana Buddhism.

    (a)

    The Palas

    (b)

    Sanskrit

    (c)

    Mahipalageet

    (d)

    medicine

  37. Many texts on ___________ were compiled by Chakrapani Datta, Sureshwar Gadadhara Vaidya and Jimutavahana

    (a)

    The Palas

    (b)

    Sanskrit

    (c)

    Mahipalageet

    (d)

    medicine

  38. The Salva literature was canonized as the _____________

    (a)

    Bhakti movement

    (b)

    Panniru Tirumurai

    (c)

    Mathavilasa Prahasanam

    (d)

    Kirtivarman

  39. The __________ written by Mahendravarman I in Sanskrit, is an important source for the Pallava period.

    (a)

    Bhakti movement

    (b)

    Panniru Tirumurai

    (c)

    Mathavilasa Prahasanam

    (d)

    Kirtivarman

  40. The village accountant was ___________

    (a)

    The Rashtrakutas

    (b)

    wild boar

    (c)

    the Pallavas

    (d)

    karana

  41. _________ converted from Jainism to Saivism

    (a)

    Tribhuavacharya

    (b)

    the King Mangalesan

    (c)

    Appar

    (d)

    brahmadeya

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

    (a)

    Persian

    (b)

    Muhammad Qasim

    (c)

    Muizz- ud-din Muhammad

    (d)

    Muhamed qausim

  43. The term _______________ refers to all Mongolic-speaking nomadic tribes of Central Asia.

    (a)

    Ala-ud-din

    (b)

    Mongol

    (c)

    Devagiri

    (d)

    Marriage alliances

  44. _______________ between families of noble men were permitted only with the consent of the Sultan.

    (a)

    Ala-ud-din

    (b)

    Mongol

    (c)

    Devagiri

    (d)

    Marriage alliances

  45. Corrupt ________________ were dealt with sternly.

    (a)

    royal officials

    (b)

    Mongol

    (c)

    Devagiri

    (d)

    Devagiri in Maharashtra

  46. Chola rulers appointed _______________ as spiritual preceptors or rajagurus.

    (a)

    the Vaigai river

    (b)

    Rajaraja I

    (c)

    Chonadu

    (d)

    Brahmins

  47. ____________ Vati runs in the north-south direction.

    (a)

    viceroys

    (b)

    vati

    (c)

    Vaykkal

    (d)

    Seethalai Saththanar

  48. Saivitesaint __________________  converted Arikesari from Jainism to Saivism.

    (a)

    Thirugnanasambandar

    (b)

    Marco Polo

    (c)

    uttaramantri

    (d)

    Eluttu Mandapam

  49. _________________ 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

  50. The prime minister was called ____________________.

    (a)

    Thirugnanasambandar

    (b)

    Marco Polo

    (c)

    uttaramantri

    (d)

    Eluttu Mandapam

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