Friday, May 17, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Indian History MCQ For Competitive Exam P5

41. Seaborne trade between India and Rome received great impetus during the reign of Roman Emperor
(A) Trajan
(B) Nero
(C) Augustus
(D) Claudius
Correct Answer: [B] Nero.

42. Which of the following statement is incorrect?
(A) Chandragupta was known to the Greeks as 'Amitroehates', the destroyer of foes
(B) Chandragupta is said to have died of slow starvation in south India
(C) Kautilya was Chandragupta's guide and mentor
(D) Chandragupta was succeeded by his son Bindusara
Correct Answer: [A] Chandragupta was known to the Greeks as 'Amitroehates', the destroyer of foes.

43. Which archaeologist has recently contested the identification of impressive brick-built structure at Harappa as a 'Granary'?
(A) Raymond Allchin
(B) J.M. Kenoyer
(C) R.E.M. Wheeler
(D) Bridget Allchin
Correct Answer: [B] J.M. Kenoyer.

44. During whose reign did the post of Peshwa not only become powerful but also hereditary
(A) Sambhaji
(B) Shahu
(C) Rajaram
(D) Shivaji-Il
Correct Answer: [B] Shahu.

45. We know about the Bactrian Greeks only from
(A) Manuscripts
(B) Relics
(C) Inscriptions
(D) Coins
Correct Answer: [D] Coins.

46. Name of which Indian ruler is inseparably associated with the first known International treaty made in Indian history?
(A) Bindusara
(B) Asoka
(C) Mahapadma Nanda
(D) Chandragupta Maurya
Correct Answer: [D] Chandragupta Maurya.

47. With which one of the following is the later foreign immigrants like Hunas, who came after the fall of Imperial Guptas, identified?
(A) Rajputs
(B) Mlechchas
(C) Kshatriyas
(D) Fallen Kshatriyas
Correct Answer: [A] Rajputs.

48. When was the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) founded?
(A) 1917
(B) 1927
(C) 1905
(D) 1907
Correct Answer: [B] 1927.

49. Which Vijayanagara ruler sent an embassy to China?
(A) Bukka-I
(B) Saluva Narasimha
(C) Harihara-1
(D) Krishna Deva Raya
Correct Answer: [A] Bukka-I.

50. The language of the Jaina religious text was
(A) Prakrit
(B) Bengali
(C) Sanskrit
(D) Pali
Correct Answer: [A] Prakrit.


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