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1. Which among the following is not a place of archaeological discoveries in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Nalagarh

 (b) Dharampur

(c) Suketi

(d) Kalpa


2 Nirmand copper plates found in Himachal Pradesh belonged to

(a) 7th century AD

(b) 10th century AD

(c) 12th century AD

(d) 15th century AD


3 What is the script of the earliest epigraphically rock inscriptions at Pathiar and Kanhiyara in Kangra? 

(a) Brahmi

(b) Kharosthi

(c) Prakrit

(d) Both (a) and (b)


4 Stone inscriptions found in Himachal Pradesh used

(a) Sharda and Tankri Script

(b) Kharoshti cript

(c) Brahmi Script

(d) All of the above


5 In Himachal Pradesh coins have been found in

(a) Tappa Mewa

 (b) Jwalamukhi

(C) Lachori

(d) All of these


6 Which district in Himachal Pradesh has its mention in Mahabharata too?

(a) Sirmaur

(b) Kinnaur

(c) Kangra 

(d) Shimla


7 Which region of ancient Himachal Pradesh was visited by Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang?

(a) Hamirpur (b) Nahan (c) Nagarkot (d) Kuluta


8 Many Persian chronicles describes Sultan Mahamud's invasion of which place?

(a) Kinnaur

(b) Garhwal

(c) Kangra

(d) Lahaul


9 Hirananda Sastri wrote Vamshavali (Genealogies) of the royal family of which place?

(a) Mandi

(b) Kullu

(c) Kangra

(d) Chamba


10 The original inhabitants of Himachal Pradesh belonged to which group of people?

(a) Kolarian people

(b) People of Indus Valley Civilisation

(c) Khashas people or Kshatriyas

(d) Mavanas


11 The branch of Aryans that conquered the Hill valleys of mid-Himalayas were called

(a) Kolo

(b) Munda

(c) Khashas 

(d) Katoch


12 Name the Vedic saint associated with the Renuka lake in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh.

(a) Rishi Jamdagni

(b) Rishi Vashishtha

(c) Parshuram

(d) None of them


13 The Audumbara is the name of the descendant of sage

(a) Vishvamitra (b) Vashishtha (c) Gantama (d) Patanjali


14 Which Sangh Janapada flourished in the regions of Taxila, Western Kangra upto Hoshiarpur?

(a) Trigarta

(b) Audumbaras

(c) Kuluta

(d) Kulinda


15 The first mention of 'Trigarta' is found in

(a) Rig Veda

(b) Mahabharata

(c) Writings of Panini

(d) Purana


16 What was the confederacy of six republics mentioned in the Mahabharata and other books, known as ?

(a) Kuluta

(b) Trigarta

(c) Audumbaras 

(d) Kulindas


17. According to Mahabharata, who founded Katoch Monarchy during 1400 BC?

(a) Shambar

(b) Susharman Chand

(c) Divo Das

(d) Bhim


18 Which region of Himachal Pradesh was known as Trigarta in ancient times?

(a) Bushahr

(b) Kangra

(c) Lahaul and Spiti 

(d) Sirmaur


19 Kangra Fort was built by the Rajput rulers of

(a) Sunga dynasty

(b) Maurya dynasty

(c) Katoch dynasty

(d) None of the above


20 King Susharman who sides with Kauravas in the battle of Mahabharata is considered the founder of the important ruling dynasty of Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Guler

(b) Kuluta

(c) Suket

(d) Katoch


21. Which Katoch ruler built the Kangra Fort?

(a) Sansar Chand

(b) Amar Singh

(c) Shri Chand

(d) Susharman Chand


22. Bhimkot was the other name of

(a) Bushahr

(b) Kangra

(c) Sirmaur

(d) Guler

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23. Which among the following was the capital of Kuluta, the ancient Janapada?

(a) Kullu

(b) Naggar

(c) Sirmur

(d) Jubbal


24 The Mahabharata mentioned that 'Kulinda' people were conquered by

(a) Arjuna

(b) Smudragupta

(c) Asoka

(d) None of them


25 The Kulindas Janapada is mentioned in which among the following Puranas?

(a) Vishnu Purana

(b) Vayu Purana

(c) Markandeya Purana

(d) All of the above


26. The silver coins of Kulindas furnished the name

(a) Sumudragupta

(b) Amoghabhuti

(c) Chandragupta

(d) None of them


27 The copper and silver coins of Kulindas had

(a) Brahmi and Kharosthi script

(b) Brahmi and Sanskrit Script

(c) Brahmi and Bhotian script

(d) None of the above


28 For which text we know about the alliance between Chandragupta and Parvatak?

(a) Mudrarakshasa

(b) Parishishtaparvan

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) Ashtadhyoi


29 Which among the following Himalayan king, allied with Chanakya to ascend the throne of Magadha?

(a) Sudas

(b) Divodas

(c) Parvatak

 (d) Shambara


30 The capital of Parvatak was in

(a) Ambala

(b) Jalandhara

(c) Kangra

(d) Multan


31 Pravatak, the Himalayan Chief was treacherously killed by

(a) Chandragupta 

(b) Samudragupta

(c) Chanakya 

(d) Alexander


32 One of the Stupas, built by Ashoka is located in which among the following place in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Lahaul and Spiti 

(b) Kullu valley

(c) Kufri

(d) Both (a) and (b)


33. Which among the following had credit to spread or preach Buddhism in Himalayan

states?

(a) Majjhima (b) Ashoka (c) Bindusar (d) Bimbisar


34 Which dynasty came to power in Himalayan region after the fall of the Mauryan?

(a) Kushana

 (b) Shung

(c) Gupta

(d) Saka


35 The powerful king(s) of the Kushanas is/are

(a) Kanishka 

(b) Huviska

(c) Both (a) and

 (b) (d) None of them


36. Who among the following annexed all the Janapadas of Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Chandragupta Maurya

(b) Samudragupta

(c) Asoka

(d) Chandragupta-11


37. During the rule of which dynasty, Huns invaded Himachal?

(a) Mauryas (b) Guptas (c) Kushanas (d) Rajputs


38. Huns attacked in Hill regions during which among the following ruler?

(a) Samudragupta

(b) Chandragupta-11

(c) Ramgupta

(d) Skandagupta


39. Toramana was the chief of

(a) Saka tribes

(b) Huns tribes

(c) Naga tribes

(d) Munda Tribes


40. Name the most successful ruler of Huns tribes.

(a) Toramana

(b) Mihirgula

(c) Kadphis

(d) None of them


41. The territory of Rana was known as ........ and of Thakur was .........

(a) Rahun, Thakurai

(b) Rajanakas, Apthakurai

(c) Runn, Thankurdalan

(d) None of the above


42 Consider the following Statements

I. The name Himachal comes from Himalyan mountains.

II. The great poet Kalidasa called Himachal Devantatma.

III. Copper plates and stone inscriptions have been found in Himachal.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) Only

(b) Only 11

(c) II and III

(d) All of the above


43 Consider the following statements

I. Rajtarangini and Vishnu Purana contain information about the old tribe of Kangra and Katoch rulers of Trigarta.

II. Rajtarangini contain the information about Lalitaditya influence Kangra Valley.

III. Persian Sources contain the information about Sultan Mahamud's invasion of Nagarkot or Modern Kangra.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) Only 11

(b) II and III

(c) I and II

(d) All of these


44 Consider the following statements

I. As per the Mudrarakshasa Chandragupta Maurya made treaty with Trigarta Chief Parvatak.

II. Asoka introduced Buddhism in Himachal Pradesh.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) Only I

(b) Only 11

(c) Both I and II 

(d) All of these


45 Match the following

List I                                                                                                             List II

(Sources)                                                                                                      (Places)

A. Copper Plates issued by Maharaja  Samudrasena                              1. Nirmand, Kullu 

B. Icon of Lord Vishnu                                                                            2. Fatehpur, Kangra

C. Silver Coins of  Kunindas                                                                  3. Jwalamukhi Kangra

D. Asoka Inscription                                                                               4. Khaniyara,Kangra


Codes

A B C D

(a) 3 2 1 4 

(b) 4 3 2 1

(c) 2 3 1 4 

(d) 1 2 3 4


46 Which of the following kingdoms belonged to the thakurais?

(a) Keonthal

 (b) Jubbal

(c) Kunihar

(d) All of these


47. Which of the following power succeeded in the struggle to acquire the powerful seat at Kannauj in the medieval period?

(a) Rashtrakulas

(b) Palas

(c) Gurjara Pratiharas

(d) Cholas

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48. Shankaravarman was the ruler of which hill state?

(a) Trigarta

(b) Gujara

(c) Kashmir

(d) None of the above


49. Which period saw the rise of independent Rajput states in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Between 7th-10th century

(b) Between 8th-12th century

(c) Between 12th-15th century

(d) Between 15th-16th century


50. Who invaded Kangra (Nagarkot) in 1009 AD and plundered temples.

(a) Mahmud Ghaznavi

(b) Mohammad Ghori

(c) Mohammad Alam

(d) Mahmud Begh


51. During the time of which Muslim invader, the population of Brahmins and Rajputs started settling in Western Himalayas?

(a) Mohammad Ghori

(b) Muhammad-Bin-Tugulaq

(c) Mahmud Ghaznavi

(d) Timur-i-lang


52. In which year the Nagarkot fort was captured by Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq?

(a) 1315 AD

(b) 1332 AD

(c) 1337 AD

(d) 1348 AD


53. Which Muslim Sultan displayed great religious tolerance on his expedition and spared the temple of Jawalamukhi form plunder?

(a) Mahmud Ghaznavi

(b) Mohammad Ghori

(c) Mohammad-Bin-Tughlaq

(d) Mohammad Begh


54. During the reign of Firoz Shah Tughlag who was the ruler of Kangra?

(a) Rup Chand

 (b) Bhanu Chand

(c) Nihal Chand

 (d) Swarup Chand


55. Which Muslim ruler made a treaty with Raja Rup Chand in 1361 AD?

(a) Mahmud Ghaznavi

(b) Mohammad-Bin-Tughlaq

(c) Firoz Shah Tughlaq

(d) Mohammad Begh


56. Hindu religious books brought from Jwalamukhi temple were translated from Sanskrit to which language?

(a) Arabic

(b) Persian

(c) Urdu

(d) None of these


57. The books which were brought from Jawalamukhi temple were translated in Persian language under the name of

(a) Dalail-i-Firozshahi

(b) Rihala

(C) Sirat-i-Firozshahi

(d) Khalid Firozshahi


58. When was Nagarkot (Kangra) attacked by Timur?

(a) 1349 AD

(b) 1236 AD

(c) 1398 AD

(d) 1409 AD


59. In which year Sher Shah Suri captured the Kangra fort?

(a) 1520 AD (b) 1525 AD (c) 1530 AD (d) 1540 AD


60. Whom did Akbar appoint to acquire the Kangra fort in 1573 AD?

(a) Jai Chand (b) Raja Man Singh (c) Raja Todar Mal (d) Suraj Mal


61. Which Muslim ruler constructed a mosque inside the fort of Nagarkot? 

(a) Akbar

(b) Shah Jahan

(c) Jahangir 

(d) Aurangzeb


62. In which town did Jahangir construct a mosque inside the fort? 

(a) Nagarkot in 1621 AD

(b) Nurpur in 1620 AD

(c) Sirmaur in 1623 AD

(d) Bushahr in 1621 AD


63. Which Raja disobeyed the order of Aurangzeb to demolish the temples of Chamba?

(a) Chatar Singh

(b) Sansar Chand

(c) Ghumand Chand

(d) Jaspal


64. Who was appointed as the Governor of Jalandhar by Ahmad Shah Abdali?

(a) Sansar Chand

(b) Ghumand Chand

(c) Jaspal

(d) Jagat Singh


65. Name the Sikh Chieftian who helped the Hindu rulers in winning back the Kangra fort from the Mughals?

(a) Raja Bikramajit Singh

(b) Jagat Singh

(c) Jai Singh Kanheya

(d) Purab Singh



66. Which Hindu king was able to capture back the Kangra fort from the Mughals in 1783 AD?

(a) Raja Ghumand Chand

(b) Raja Bir Chand

(c) Raja Chatar Singh

(d) Raja Sansar Chand


67. Who founded the Bilaspur state in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Bir Chand (b) Ajai Chand (c) Kahn Chand (d) Jaspal


68. The founder of which ancient princely state is basically Chandel Rajput of Bundelkhand?

(a) Kahlur

(b) Kiras

(c) Bushahr 

(d) Chamba


69. Which was the original capital of Bilaspur state?

(a) Jawalamukhi (b) Naina Devi (c) Bushahr (d) Naggar


70. Which state was called as Nagarkot in ancient period in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Chamba

(b) Bilaspur

(c) Kullu

(d) Kangra


71. Which among the following is not one of the names of Kangra?

(a) Bhimkot

(b) Pathankot

(c) Jalandharyan

(d) Susharmapura


72. Who founded the state of Jaswan in 1170 AD?

(a) Hari Chand

(b) Purab Chand

(c) Sibran Chand

(d) Datar Chand


73. The founder of Guler state was ......

(a) Hari Chand 

(b) Purab Chand

(c) Datar Chand

 (d) Sibran Chand


74. Dalarpur was founded by Datar Chand in the year ......

(a) 1307 AD (b) 1408 AD (c) 1530 AD (d) 1550 AD


75. Who among the following established Kutlehr state in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Kahn Chand

(b) Jaipal Chand

(c) Jaspal

(d) Bir Chand


76. Kot Kutlehr was the capital city of

(a) Jaipal Singh

(b) Bir Chand

(c) Jaspal

(d) Sansar Chand


77. Who established the Nalagarh state in 1100 AD?

(a) Ajai Chand (b) Jaspal (c) Kahn Chand (d) Sansar Chand


78. Nurpur state was founded by ......

(a) Ajai Chand (b) Jhetpal (c) Kahn Chand (d) Jaspal


79. Who was the founder of Suket state?

(a) Ajbar Sen 

(b) Lakshman Sen

(c) Amar Sen

(d) Bir Sen


80. Before Mandi became a separate state in 1527 AD, it was an off shoot of which state?

(a) Suket

(b) Chamba

(c) Trigarta 

(d) Brahmapura


81. Consider the following statements

I. Sirmaur state belonged to Rathore clan.

II. In 1196 AD Sobha became the ruler of Sirmaur state.

Which of the above statments is/are correct.

(a) Only I

(b) Only 11

(c) Both I and Il

(d) None of the above


82. Consider the following statements

I. Sangha Kols and Audambars inhabited the Chamba region in 2nd century BC.

II. In 1770 AD, Chamba came under the Sikhs.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 11

(c) Both I and II

 (d) None of these


83. Match the following

List (State)                                                 List II (Founder)

A. Bilaspur                                     1. Katoch Kshatriya Rajputs

B. Kangra                                       2. Raja Jaspal

C. Kutlehr                                       3. Bir Chand

D. Nurpur                                         4. Jhetpal


Codes

A  B  C  D

(a) 3 1 2 4

(b) 1 2 3 4

(c) 4 3 2 1

(d) 3 2. 1 4


84. Which among the following is not a place of archaeological discoveries in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Nalagarh

 (b) Dharampur

(c) Suketi

(d) Kalpa


85. Nirmand copper plates found in Himachal Pradesh belonged to

(a) 7th century AD

(b) 10th century AD

(c) 12th century AD

(d) 15th century AD


86. What is the script of the earliest epigraphically rock inscriptions at Pathiar and Kanhiyara in Kangra? 

(a) Brahmi

(b) Kharosthi

(c) Prakrit

(d) Both (a) and (b)


87. Stone inscriptions found in Himachal Pradesh used

(a) Sharda and Tankri Script

(b) Kharoshti cript

(c) Brahmi Script

(d) All of the above


88. In Himachal Pradesh coins have been found in

(a) Tappa Mewa

 (b) Jwalamukhi

(C) Lachori

(d) All of these


89. Which district in Himachal Pradesh has its mention in Mahabharata too?

(a) Sirmaur

(b) Kinnaur

(c) Kangra 

(d) Shimla


90. Which region of ancient Himachal Pradesh was visited by Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang?

(a) Hamirpur (b) Nahan (c) Nagarkot (d) Kuluta


91. Many Persian chronicles describes Sultan Mahamud's invasion of which place?

(a) Kinnaur

(b) Garhwal

(c) Kangra

(d) Lahaul


92. Hirananda Sastri wrote Vamshavali (Genealogies) of the royal family of which place?

(a) Mandi

(b) Kullu

(c) Kangra

(d) Chamba


93. The original inhabitants of Himachal Pradesh belonged to which group of people?

(a) Kolarian people

(b) People of Indus Valley Civilisation

(c) Khashas people or Kshatriyas

(d) Mavanas


94. The branch of Aryans that conquered the Hill valleys of mid-Himalayas were called

(a) Kolo

(b) Munda

(c) Khashas 

(d) Katoch


95. Name the Vedic saint associated with the Renuka lake in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh.

(a) Rishi Jamdagni

(b) Rishi Vashishtha

(c) Parshuram

(d) None of them


96. The Audumbara is the name of the descendant of sage

(a) Vishvamitra (b) Vashishtha (c) Gantama (d) Patanjali


97. Which Sangh Janapada flourished in the regions of Taxila, Western Kangra upto Hoshiarpur?

(a) Trigarta

(b) Audumbaras

(c) Kuluta

(d) Kulinda

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98. The first mention of 'Trigarta' is found in

(a) Rig Veda

(b) Mahabharata

(c) Writings of Panini

(d) Purana


99. What was the confederacy of six republics mentioned in the Mahabharata and other books, known as ?

(a) Kuluta

(b) Trigarta

(c) Audumbaras 

(d) Kulindas


100. According to Mahabharata, who founded Katoch Monarchy during 1400 BC?

(a) Shambar

(b) Susharman Chand

(c) Divo Das

(d) Bhim


101 Which region of Himachal Pradesh was known as Trigarta in ancient times?

(a) Bushahr

(b) Kangra

(c) Lahaul and Spiti 

(d) Sirmaur


102. Kangra Fort was built by the Rajput rulers of

(a) Sunga dynasty

(b) Maurya dynasty

(c) Katoch dynasty

(d) None of the above


103. King Susharman who sides with Kauravas in the battle of Mahabharata is considered the founder of the important ruling dynasty of Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Guler

(b) Kuluta

(c) Suket

(d) Katoch


104. Which Katoch ruler built the Kangra Fort?

(a) Sansar Chand

(b) Amar Singh

(c) Shri Chand

(d) Susharman Chand


105. Bhimkot was the other name of

(a) Bushahr

(b) Kangra

(c) Sirmaur

(d) Guler


106. Which among the following was the capital of Kuluta, the ancient Janapada?

(a) Kullu

(b) Naggar

(c) Sirmur

(d) Jubbal


107. The Mahabharata mentioned that 'Kulinda' people were conquered by

(a) Arjuna

(b) Smudragupta

(c) Asoka

(d) None of them


108. The Kulindas Janapada is mentioned in which among the following Puranas?

(a) Vishnu Purana

(b) Vayu Purana

(c) Markandeya Purana

(d) All of the above


109. The silver coins of Kulindas furnished the name

(a) Sumudragupta

(b) Amoghabhuti

(c) Chandragupta

(d) None of them


110. The copper and silver coins of Kulindas had

(a) Brahmi and Kharosthi script

(b) Brahmi and Sanskrit Script

(c) Brahmi and Bhotian script

(d) None of the above


111. For which text we know about the alliance between Chandragupta and Parvatak?

(a) Mudrarakshasa

(b) Parishishtaparvan

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) Ashtadhyoi


112. Which among the following Himalayan king, allied with Chanakya to ascend the throne of Magadha?

(a) Sudas

(b) Divodas

(c) Parvatak

 (d) Shambara


113. The capital of Parvatak was in

(a) Ambala

(b) Jalandhara

(c) Kangra

(d) Multan


114. Pravatak, the Himalayan Chief was treacherously killed by

(a) Chandragupta 

(b) Samudragupta

(c) Chanakya 

(d) Alexander


115. One of the Stupas, built by Ashoka is located in which among the following place in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Lahaul and Spiti 

(b) Kullu valley

(c) Kufri

(d) Both (a) and (b)


116. Which among the following had credit to spread or preach Buddhism in Himalayan

states?

(a) Majjhima (b) Ashoka (c) Bindusar (d) Bimbisar


117. Which dynasty came to power in Himalayan region after the fall of the Mauryan?

(a) Kushana

 (b) Shung

(c) Gupta

(d) Saka


118. The powerful king(s) of the Kushanas is/are

(a) Kanishka 

(b) Huviska

(c) Both (a) and

 (b) (d) None of them


119. Who among the following annexed all the Janapadas of Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Chandragupta Maurya

(b) Samudragupta

(c) Asoka

(d) Chandragupta-11


120. During the rule of which dynasty, Huns invaded Himachal?

(a) Mauryas (b) Guptas (c) Kushanas (d) Rajputs


121. Huns attacked in Hill regions during which among the following ruler?

(a) Samudragupta

(b) Chandragupta-11

(c) Ramgupta

(d) Skandagupta


122. Toramana was the chief of

(a) Saka tribes

(b) Huns tribes

(c) Naga tribes

(d) Munda Tribes


123. Name the most successful ruler of Huns tribes.

(a) Toramana

(b) Mihirgula

(c) Kadphis

(d) None of them


124. The territory of Rana was known as ........ and of Thakur was .........

(a) Rahun, Thakurai

(b) Rajanakas, Apthakurai

(c) Runn, Thankurdalan

(d) None of the above


125. Consider the following Statements

I. The name Himachal comes from Himalyan mountains.

II. The great poet Kalidasa called Himachal Devantatma.

III. Copper plates and stone inscriptions have been found in Himachal.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) Only

(b) Only 11

(c) II and III

(d) All of the above


126. Consider the following statements

I. Rajtarangini and Vishnu Purana contain information about the old tribe of Kangra and Katoch rulers of Trigarta.

II. Rajtarangini contain the information about Lalitaditya influence Kangra Valley.

III. Persian Sources contain the information about Sultan Mahamud's invasion of Nagarkot or Modern Kangra.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) Only 11

(b) II and III

(c) I and II

(d) All of these


127. Consider the following statements

I. As per the Mudrarakshasa Chandragupta Maurya made treaty with Trigarta Chief Parvatak.

II. Asoka introduced Buddhism in Himachal Pradesh.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) Only I

(b) Only 11

(c) Both I and II 

(d) All of these


128. Match the following

List I                                                                                                             List II

(Sources)                                                                                                      (Places)

A. Copper Plates issued by Maharaja  Samudrasena                              1. Nirmand, Kullu 

B. Icon of Lord Vishnu                                                                            2. Fatehpur, Kangra

C. Silver Coins of  Kunindas                                                                  3. Jwalamukhi Kangra

D. Asoka Inscription                                                                               4. Khaniyara,Kangra


Codes

A B C D

(a) 3 2 1 4 

(b) 4 3 2 1

(c) 2 3 1 4 

(d) 1 2 3 4

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