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Q1.Between whom the Battle of Plassey was fought?

[A] Siraj-ud-Daullah and Robert Clive
[B] Shuja-ud-Daulah and Mir Kasim
[C] Saddit Ali Khan and Murshid Quli Khan
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: A [Siraj-ud-Daullah and Robert Clive]

Q2.According to Sanskrit Literature, by which name the Bengal was known as?

[A] Gauda
[B] Vanga
[C] Kalinga
[D] Both (a) & (b)

Correct Answer: D [Both (a) & (b)]

Q3.During which time of dynasty, the famous Dhakeshwari temple was built?

[A] Pala Dynasty
[B] Chola Dynasty
[C] Gupta Dynasty
[D] Sena Dynasty

Correct Answer: D [Sena Dynasty ]

Q4.Paisa was

[A] Silver coins
[B] Copper coins
[C] Gold coins
[D] Bronze coins

Correct Answer: B [Copper coins]

Q5.After Bangladesh, the next available epigraphic record was–

[A] Vijayanagar inscription
[B] Palassi inscription
[C] Munshiganj inscription
[D] Susunia Hill inscription

Correct Answer: D [Susunia Hill inscription ]

Q6. Consider the following pairs of Indian Handicrafts with their associated states:

Channapatna Toys – Karnataka
Pembarthi Metal Craft – Telangana
Dhaniakhali Saree – West Bengal
Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] None

Correct Answer: C [1, 2 & 3]

Q7.Who was the last ruler of Gupta dynasty?

[A] Adityavardhana
[B] Krishnagupta
[C] Jivitagupta II
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: C [Jivitagupta II]

Q8.Which king from Sena Dynasty was associated with Kulinism in Bengal?

[A] Govindsena
[B] Dharmasena
[C] Ballalsena
[D] Vijayasena

Correct Answer: C [Ballalsena]

Q9.Rajasekhara Charitramu was written by–

[A] Pirhanbirati
[B] Maharaja Pillai
[C] Madayyagari Mallana
[D] Janjirappan

Correct Answer: C [Madayyagari Mallana ]

Q10.What was called Magadhi Apabhramsa?

[A] Common language spoken in many places
[B] One common misconception about Magadhi language
[C] Twisted form of Magadhi language
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: A [Common language spoken in many places]

Q11. Consider the following pairs of Buddhist monasteries with states where they are located:

1.Namgyal – Himachal Pradesh
2.Shashur – Maharashtra
3.Ghum – West Bengal
Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

Correct Answer: A [ 1 & 3 Only]

Q12.What was the capital of Vardhana Dynasty?

[A] Kanauj
[B] Magadha
[C] Thaneshwar
[D] Malwa

Correct Answer: C [Thaneshwar]

Q13.Where did the word Vanga appears first?

[A] Rigveda
[B] Aitareya Aranyaka
[C] Kalipatrakaram
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: B [Aitareya Aranyaka]

Q14.Who composed the translated work of Sanskrit Shrimadbhagvata?

[A] Balbinati
[B] Maladhar Basu
[C] Gangadhar
[D] Pandit Mihir Basu

Correct Answer: B [Maladhar Basu ]

Q15.Author of Sunya Purana was–

[A] Birsa Nadim
[B] Ramai Pandit
[C] Kalidas
[D] Bhadranada

Correct Answer: B [Ramai Pandit]

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