History-Introduction and Sources of Ancient Indian History (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 1 - 5 of 7

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Question number: 1

» History » Introduction and Sources of Ancient Indian History

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Consider the following statements

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The practice of surveying became common under the colonial administration.

AND

The surveys were conducted to know the topography, the soil quality, the flora and the fauna.

b.

By the early 19th century detailed surveys were being carried out to map the entire country.

c.

A country had to be properly known before it could be effectively administered.

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 2

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The most devastating famine that occurred in India was the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Famine of Bengal, 1943

b.

Famine of Bengal, 1927

c.

Famine of Bengal, 1905

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 3

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The subjugation of one country by another leads to political, economic, social and cultural changes refers to as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

socialism

b.

capitalism

c.

colonialism

d.

imperialism

Question number: 4

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Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Indo-Greeks

(i)

Madurai

(B)

Cholas

(ii)

Puhar (Kaveripattnam) / Uraiyur

(C)

Cheras

(iii)

VajraKarur

(D)

Pandyas

(iv)

Sakala

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

Question number: 5

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Which amongst the following provided a common factor for tribal insurrection in India in the 19th century?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Introduction of a new system of land revenue and taxation of tribal products

b.

Rise of a large number of money-lenders, traders and revenue farmers as middle men in tribal areas

c.

The complete disruption of the old agrarian order of the tribal communities

d.

Influence of foreign religious missionaries in tribal areas

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