1.) Who among the following came to India at the instance of Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni?

A. SuIaiman
B. Al-Masudi
C. Abdul Haq
D. Al-Beruni

Ans: D

2.)  Which of the following periods is considered as the revolutionary era in Indian history?

A. 1857-90
B. 1857-1947
C. 1857-60
D. 1845-1947

Ans: A

3.)  Which statement on the Harappan Civilisation is correct?

A. Cow was sacred to them.
B. Horse sacrifice was known to them.
C. The culture was not generally static.
D. ‘Pashupati’ was venerated by them.

Ans: C

Detail: Potteries of the Harappan Civilization bring out the gradual evolutionary trend in the culture. It is on the basis of different types of potteries and ceramic art from found over the different stages of the civilization, it can be said that Harappan culture was not static and did not disappear suddenly. While showing signs of decay, in course of time it rejuvenated itself by reviving some of the earlier ceramic traditions and evolving new ones in the transitional phase.

4.) The Nawab of Awadh who permanently transferred his capital from Faizabad to Lucknow was

A. Safdarjang
B. Saadat Khan
C. Asaf-ud-daula
D. Shuja-ud-Daulah

Ans: C

5.)  The Harappan site that had a dock is

A. Lothal
B. Alamgirpur
C. Harappa
D. Mohenjo-Daro

Ans: A

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