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UPSC NDA and NA History Quiz 2

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History is a very important subject for Railway Recruitment exams and UPSC Exams. UPSC NDA and NA Prelims Exam is the combination of Mathematics and General Ability. History is one of the most important topics in the General Ability section. All these questions are easily understandable format. UPSC NDA and NA History Quiz 2 is very useful to get the maximum marks from the General Ability sections. Candidates can check the daily updates at UPSC Official Website

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Paper Mode Subject Marks Duration
Paper-I Mathematics 200 Marks 2 hours
Paper-II General Ability 200 Marks 2 hours
UPSC NDA and NA Syllabus

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1. Under the Guptas in eastern India, there was probably an intermediate level of administration between vishayas (districts) and villages. Identify it.
    A. Bhukit B. Pradesa C. Vithi D. Ahara

Answer: Option C
2. The two principles monuments of Alaud-din Khilji's reign - the Jama at Kana Masjid and Alai Darwaza - were constructed at
    A. Agra B. Delhi C. Dhar D. Gulbarga

Answer: Option B
3. The term Nirgrantha is associated with
    A. Ajivikas B. Charvakas C. Jainas D. Pasupatas

Answer: Option C
4. The Kalinga was fought in
    A. 321 BC B. 301 BC C. 261 BC D. 241 BC

Answer: Option C
5. Under the Government of India, Provincial Legislatures consisted of two chambers, except in the case of
    A. Assam B. Bihar C. Madras D. Punjab

Answer: Option D
6. The Venetian traveler who travelled with his wife and reached Vijayanagar around 1420 was
    A. Athanasius Nikitin B. Nicolo de Conti C. Ibn Batuta D. Ferishta

Answer: Option B
7. The year 788 AD was a good one for Hinduism. Why?
    A. Shankracharya was born that year. B. Harsha Vardhana, the last Buddhist king, died. C. Samudragupta converted to Hinduism. D. All Muslim invaders were defeated.

Answer: Option A
8. The Uprising of 1857 was described as the first Indian war of Independence by
    A. S.N. Sen B. R.C. Mazumdar C. B.G. Tilak D. V.D. Savakar

Answer: Option D
9. The twenty-third Jaina teacher, Parsva, the immediate predecessor of Mahavira enjoined on his disciples four great vows. To these Mahavira added which of the followings as the fifth vow?
    A. Abstention from stealing B. Non-injury C. Brahmacharya or continence D. Non-attachment

Answer: Option C
10. The Turko-Afghan rule in India lasted for about
    A. two centuries B. three centuries C. four centuries D. a little over one century

Answer: Option B
11. The use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during the
    A. 9th Century AD B. 10th Century AD C. 12th Century AD D. 14th Century AD

Answer: Option D
12. The language of discourses of Gautama Buddha was
    A. Bhojpuri B. Magadhi C. Pali D. Sanskrit

Answer: Option C
13. There were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not revolt in the 1820s?
    A. Santhals B. Ahoms C. Pagal Panthis D. Ramosi

Answer: Option A
14. Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of
    A. Travancore B. Baroda C. Hyderabad D. Mysore

Answer: Option A
15. Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947, the people of ___ were given the right to decide through a plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or India.
    A. Assam B. Punjab C. Bengal D. N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam

Answer: Option D

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