Exercise 1

Question 26 :

The use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during the

A). 9th Century AD
B). 10th Century AD
C). 12th Century AD
D). 14th Century AD
Answer : Option D

Question 27 :

The language of discourses of Gautama Buddha was

A). Bhojpuri
B). Magadhi
C). Pali
D). Sanskrit
Answer : Option C

Question 28 :

There were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not revolt in the 1820s?

A). Santhals
B). Ahoms
C). Pagal Panthis
D). Ramosi
Answer : Option A

Question 29 :

Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of

A). Travancore
B). Baroda
C). Hyderabad
D). Mysore
Answer : Option A

Question 30 :

Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of ___ were given the right to decide through a plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or India.

A). Assam
B). Punjab
C). Bengal
D). N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam
Answer : Option D