History 01-5Q

1. Who among the following Mughal Emperors shifted emphasis from illustrated manuscripts to the album and individual portrait?

(a) Humayun
(b) Akbar
(c) Jahangir
(d) Shah Jahan

2. With reference to Mian Tansen, which one of the following statements is not correct?

(a) Tansen was the title given to him by Emperor Akbar.
(b) Tansen composed Dhrupads on Hindu gods and goddesses.
(c) Tansen composed songs on his patrons.
(d) Tansen invented many Ragas.

3. Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

With reference to Indian National Movement, consider the following pairs:


Position held

1. Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru -  President, All India Liberal Federation

2. K. C. Neogy - Member, The Constituent Assembly

3. P. C. Joshi - General Secretary, Communist Party of India

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

4. With reference to the British colonial rule in India, consider the following statements:

1) Mahatma Gandhi was instrumental in the abolition of the system of 'indentured labour'.

2) In Lord Chelmsford's 'War Conference', Mahatma Gandhi did not support the resolution on recruiting Indians for World War.

3) Consequent upon the breaking of Salt Law by Indian people, the Indian National Congress was declared illegal by the colonial rulers. Which of the statements given above are correct? 

(a) 1 and 2 only
 (b) 1 and 3 only
 (c) 2 and 3 only  
(d) 1, 2 and 3

5. With reference to forced labour (Vishti) in India during the Gupta period, which one of the following statements is correct?

(a) It was considered a source of income for the State, a sort of tax paid by the people.
(b) It was totally absent in the Madhya Pradesh and Kathiawar regions of the Gupta Empire.
(c) The forced labourer was entitled to weekly wages.
(d) The eldest son of the labourer was sent as the forced labourer.