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    Posted on March 13th, 2018 in History of India, Structure of Exam

    WBCS Preliminary Exam-HISTORY OF INDIA-25 Marks

    As per the syllabus of WBCS Exam, conducted by PSC WB, you can see that the questions of  WBCS Preliminary Exam – HISTORY OF INDIA will consist of-Continue Reading WBCS Preliminary Exam-HISTORY OF INDIA-25 Marks.

    History Of India : Sources Of History, Literature, Archaeology, Etc. Harrappan Civilisation, Origin, Distribution, Religious Beliefs And Practices, Art And Architecture, Craft Production And Trade, Script. Vedic Society, Economy, Polity And Religion. Jainism, Buddhism, Ideological Background, Social Structure.
    The Mauryan Empire.
    The Guptas. The Post Gupta Period – History Of Bengal,
    Sasanka,The Rise Of The Palas, And Senas.
    Political History Of The Sultanate, Religion And Culture,
    Sufism, Bhakti Movement, Nanak Kavir Nath Panthis, Sant Tradition.
    Political History Of The Mughals.
    Growth Of Regional Polity, Rise Of The Marathas, Mughal-Maratha Conflict. Decline Of The Mughal Empire And The Emergence Of The Successor State With Special Reference To Bengal.
    Emergence Of East India Company And Bengal Renaissance, Cultural Changes; Consolidation Of The British Power, Framework Of Colonial Governments, The Different Acts And Statutes, The Permanent Settlement.
    Growth Of Nationalism – Ideas And Movements Upto 1947. Communalism And Partition Of India;; Migration And Rehabilitation Of Refugees, Agrarian Reforms, Integration Of Princely States, Framing Of The Indian Constitution, Indian Foreign Policy, Non-Alignment Of The Third World, Social Movements. Continue reading WBCS Preliminary Exam-HISTORY OF INDIA-25 Marks.

    25 Marks are allotted to it out of 200 marks


    Let us look at some of the question’s here:

    1>> ‘Sulh-i-Kul’ was a policy introduced by:
    • Akbar
    • Aurangzeb
    • Jahandar Shah
    • Mohammad Shah
    2>> Rana Pratap belonged to the Rajput dynasty of:
    • Kachwa
    • Sisodiya
    • Solanki
    • Paramara
    3>> ‘Razmnama’ was a Persian translator of:
    • Upanishad
    • Ramayana
    • Geeta
    • Mahabharata
    4>> The author of ‘Ain-i-Akbari’ was:
    • Badayuni
    • Abul Fazl
    • Shaikh Mubarak
    • Faizi
    5>> The Sikh Guru executed by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb was:
    • Tegh Bahadur
    • Nanak
    • Govind Sing
    • Arjun Dev
    6>> The Satnami rebellion took place during the reign of Mughal Emperor:
    • Akbar
    • Jahangir
    • Shah Jahan
    • Aurangzeb
    7>> The title ‘Raja’ was conferred on Ram Mohan Roy by the Mughal emperor:
    • Jahandar Shah
    • Mohammad Shah
    • Akbar II
    • Bahadur Shah Zafar
    8>> The author of ‘Neel Darpan’ was:
    • Rabindranath Tagore
    • Dinabandhu Mitra
    • Girish Chandra Ghosh
    • Bepin Chandra Pal
    9>> Dewan Velu Thampi’s rebellion against the British took place in the Indian state of:
    • Awadh
    • Kashmir
    • Tranvancore
    • Mysore
    10>> Who was the founder of the Harijan Sevak Sangh?
    • B. G. Tilak
    • N. M. Lokhandy
    • M. K. Gandhi
    • B. R. Ambedkar
    11>> The Younghusband Mission to Tibet was sent by which viceroy?
    • Ripon
    • Lytton
    • Mayo
    • Curzon
    12>> The first session of the Indian National Congress in 1885 was held in the city of:
    • Calcutta
    • Bombay
    • Madras
    • Allahabad
    13>> The nationalist organization ‘Poona Sarvajanik Sabha’ was established in the year:
    • 1870
    • 1885
    • 1890
    • 1900
    14>> The custom of ‘Sati’ was banned through legislation in the year:
    • 1795
    • 1800
    • 1829
    • 1858
    15>> The leader of Munda Rebellion (Ulgulan) was:
    • Sidho
    • Birsa
    • Bapat
    • Korra Malya
    16>> Which Mughal emperor wrote his own autobiography?
    • Babur
    • Akbar
    • Shah Jahan
    • Aurangzeb
    17>> Which historian is famous for his research on Mughal History?
    • Sumit Sarkar
    • Jadunath Sarkar
    • Sushobhan Chandra Sarkar
    • S. Gopal
    18>> The Delhi Sultan who transferred the capital from Delhi to Daulatabad (Devagiri) was:
    • Qutbuddin Aibak
    • Iltutmish
    • Muhammad-bin Tughlaq
    • Firoz Shah Tughlaq
    19>> The Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang came to India during the reign of:
    • Samudragupta
    • Ashoka
    • Harsavardhan
    • Kulotunga I
    20>> The Mauryan ruler who used the name ‘Piyadasi’ in his official declaration was:
    • Bimbisara
    • Ashoka
    • Chandragupta Maurya
    • Brihaddrata
    21>> The author of ‘Kadambari’ was:
    • Kshemendra
    • Kalhana
    • Bhababhuti
    • Banabhatta
    22>> The famous physician during Buddha’s time was:
    • Kautilya
    • Nachiketa
    • Charaka
    • Jivaka
    23>> Which of the following is a Harappan site located in Rajasthan?
    • Mohenjo Daro
    • Suktagen Dor
    • Kalibangan
    • Lothal
    24>> Which Magadha ruler was known as ‘Seniya’?
    • Bimbisara
    • Ajatashatru
    • Mahapadma Nanda
    • Chandragupta Maurya
    25>> ‘Ashtadiggajas’ were patronized by:
    • Deva Raya I
    • Deva Raya II
    • Vira Narasimha
    • Krishna Deva Raya
    26>> In which of the following provinces was a Congress Ministry not formed under the Act of 1935?
    • Bihar
    • Madras
    • Orissa
    • Punjab
    27>> Who started the newspaper Shom Prakash?
    • Dayananda Saraswati
    • Raja Rammohan Roy
    • Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
    • Surendranath Banerjee
    28>> In collaboration with David Hare and Alexander Duff who of the following established Hindu College at Calcutta?
    • H. L. V. Derozio
    • Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
    • Keshab Chandra Sen
    • Raja Rammohan Roy
    29>> Rice cultivation is associated with the Harappan site of—
    • Kalibangan
    • Lothal
    • Kot Diji
    • Ropar
    30>> Who is considered as the father of Indian Archaeology?
    • Alexander Cunningham
    • Gordon Child
    • Mortimer Wheeler
    • John Marshall
    31>> According to Buddhism the cause of all sorrows is—
    • Maya
    • Kama
    • Trishna
    • Krodh
    32>> The Upanishads were compiled around—
    • 600 BC
    • 800 BC
    • 1000 BC
    • 1600 – 600 BC
    33>> The decline of the Nandas at the hands of Kautilya and Chandragupta Maurya has been vividly portrayed in the Sanskrit Play—
    • Mrichhakatika
    • Devi Chandragupta
    • Mattavilasa
    • Mudrarakshasa
    34>>Which was the ancient port of Indus Civilization?
    • Harappa
    • Lothal
    • Dholavira
    • Surkotada
    35>> The most famous Indo-Greek ruler of India was—
    • Demetrious
    • Antiochus I
    • Menander
    • None of the above
    36>> Who were the participants in the tripartite struggle in northern India from the 8th to the 10th Century?
    • Palas, Cholas, Pallavas
    • Palas, Pratiharas, Rashtrakutas
    • Cholas, Pratiharas, Rashtrakutas
    • Palas, Cholas, Rashtrakutas
    37>> India’s easiest contact with Islam came through—
    • Arab invasion of Sindh in the seventh century
    • Turkish invasion of the eleventh-twelfth centuries
    • Arab merchants of Malabar Coast
    • Sufi saints and Arab travellers
    38>> Which of the following gives an account of Balban period?
    • Tahqiq-i-Hind
    • Shahnama
    • Tarikh-i-Firoz Shahi
    • None of the above
    39>> Which king founded the Vikramasila University?
    • Dharmapala
    • Dhruva
    • Devapala
    • Ballal Sen
    40>> The first Muslim incursions on Deccan occurred during the reign of—
    • Balban
    • Raziya
    • Jalaluddin Khalji
    • Firoz Tughluq
    41>> The remains of the Vijayanagar empire can be found in—
    • Bijapur
    • Golconda
    • Hampi
    • Baroda
    42>> Who of the following became a member of the Din-i-Ilahi?
    • Raja Man Singh
    • Todarmal
    • Tansen
    • Raja Birbal
    43>> Todarmal is associated with the Revenue System known as—
    • Nasaq
    • Ghalla Bakshi
    • Zabti
    • Kankut
    44>> The official language of the Mughal Empire was—
    • Urdu
    • Persian
    • Persian and local language
    • Turkish
    45>> Who introduced the Duh-Aspah Sih-Aspah system?
    • Shah Jahan
    • Akbar
    • Jahangir
    • Aurangzeb
    46>> What was ‘Taccavi’?
    • Loans to the Peasants
    • A fertile category of land
    • A tax on the Hindus
    • Barren land
    47>> Servants of India Society was founded by—
    • G. K. Gokhale
    • M. G. Ranade
    • B. G. Tilak
    • V. D. Savarkar
    48>> Hind Mazdoor Sangh was founded by—
    • M. Jhoshi
    • B. Patel
    • L. Nanda
    • Dadabhai Naoroji
    49>> The English set up their first factory on Indian soil in 1621 at—
    • Goa
    • Surat
    • Calicut
    • Madras
    50>> The Moplah Rebellion of 1921 broke out in—
    • Assam
    • Kerala
    • Punjab
    • Bengal



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