Directions : Solve the following questions -

1. The pre-Vedic Harappa culture bequeathed to later times

Sacred animals and trees
The Mother Goddess
Personal cleanliness
Answer choices

a) 1 & 3 Only
b) 2 &3 Only
c) 1 & 2 Only
d) 1, 2 & 3

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2. Explanations to the failure of the defenders of India to resist ancient and medieval invasions – Which are TRUE?

1) Caste system – armies only of Kshatriyas
2) Less mobile Indian army
3) Archaic in their equipment
4) Absence of better-trained cavalry

Answer choices

a) All the above
b) 1, 2 &3 Only
c) 2, 3 & 4 Only
d) 1, 3 & 4 Only

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3. Which one of the following dynasties of India adopted a maritime policy prominently i.e. expanding their power by sea?

a) Cholas
b) Guptas
c) Mauryas
d) Pandyas

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4. The importance of Bhagavata Purana is

a) Helped the Tamils to understand Sanskrit
b) Helped the Muslim scholars to understand Hinduism
c) Helped in the spread of Bhakti movement in North India
d) Music and Art of Harappa became prominent in South India

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5. In the rank and precedence order as approved by President who is in lower category

a) Chairperson, Union Public Service Commission
b) Chief Election Commissioner
c) Comptroller & Auditor General of India
d) Attorney General of India

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