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UGC NET HISTORY SOLVED PAPER


Subject – History

Note – This paper contains fifty multiple choice questions, each question carrying two marks. 
Attempt all of them.

1. given below are two statements one is labeled as Assertion (A) and the other is labeled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): The rise of religious movements condition of the deprive sections of the society embolden them to seek their rightful place.
Reason (R): The improved economic conditions of the deprived sections of the society embolden them to seek their rightful place.
Read the above statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below –
Codes:
(a) (A) is correct, but (R) is false. 
(b) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is true.
(c) Both (A) and (R) are correct.   
(d) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

2. given below are two statements, one is labeled as Assertion (A) and the other is labeled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): Kushana period witnessed large scale cultural integration.
Reason (R): Kushana Kings advocated themselves it by example.
Read the above statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Codes:
(a) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(b) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
(c) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(d) Both (A) and (R) are true.

3. Arrange the following into sequential order and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(i) Megalithic period.
(ii) Chalcolithic period.
(iii) Northern black polished ware.
(iv) Black and Red ware.
Codes:          
(a) (iii), (iv), (I), (ii)                         
(b) (ii), (iv), (I), (iii)
(c) (iv), (ii), (iii), (I)                        
(d) (i), (iii), (iv), (ii)

4. Arrange the following into sequential order and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(i) Janapada                                      
(ii) Mahajanapada
(iii) Empire                                      
(iv) Jana
Codes:
(a) (ii), (iii), (I), (iv)                         
(b) (iii), (iv), (ii), (i)
(c) (iv), (I), (ii), (iii)                         
(d) (iv), (ii), (I), (iii)

5. Arrange the followings into sequential order and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(i) Malvikagnimitra                         
(ii) Harshacharta
(iii) Ashtadhyayi                                             
(iv) Rajatarangini
Codes:
(a) (ii), (iii), (iv), (I)                         
(b) (iii), (ii), (I), (iv)
(c) (iv), (ii), (I), (iii)                         
(d) (iii), (I), (ii), (iv)

6. Which of the following is associated with the lower Paleolithic period?
(a) Home Erectus                             
(b) Neanderthal
(c) Homo Sapience                          
(d) Homo sapience sapience

7. Which among the following represents the Mesolithic period?
(a) Olduwan tools                            
(b) Hand axe
(c) Triangle tools                             
(d) polished tools

8. Which among the following denotes the Neolithic period?
(a) Kunal             
(b) Lothal            
(c) Daimabad      
(d) Chirand

9. given below are two statements, one is labeled as Assertion (A) and the other is labeled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): Harappa civilization was developed with the application of copper tools.
Reason (R): This enabled people to make better use of the available natural resources.
Read the above statements and select the correct answer from the codes below:
Codes:
(a) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is true.              
(b) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.
(c) Both (A) and (R) are true.                       
(d) (A) is correct, but (R) is false.

10. given below are two statements, one is labeled as Assertion (A) and the other is labeled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): During the Rig Vedic period the society was pastoral.
Reason (R): The mode of subsistence was primarily based on pastoralism.
Read the above statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Codes:
(a) (A) is correct, but (R) is false. 
(b) (A) is untrue, but (R) is true.
(c) Both (A) and (R) are false.       
(d) Both (A) and (R) are correct.

11. In which of the following forces it is stated that prithviraj III entertained the ambition of conquering the whole world?
(a) Taj-ul-Maasir                             
(b) Prithviraj Prabandha
(c) Tabqat-i-Nasiri                          
(d) Prithviraj Raso

12. Who among the following Delhi Sultans enlarged the Quwwat-ul-islam mosque?
(i) illtutmish                                      
(ii) Balban
(iii) Alaud-din Khilji                       
(iv) Firozshah Tughlaq
Select your answer from the codes given below:
Codes:
(a) (I), (ii), (iv)                                  
(b) (I) and (iii)
(c) (ii) and (iv)                                  
(d) (I), (ii), (iii)

13. Who among the following sultans of Delhi advocated the policy that “follows the middle course in realizing the Kharaj”?
(a) Balban                                          
(b) Jalalud-din Khilji
(c) Ghyasud-din Tughlaq                
(d) Firoj Tughlaq

14. Which of the following statements are not true about sultan ghyasud-din Tughlaq?
(i) He befriended sheikh Nizamuddin aulia
(ii) He gave certain concessions to Khots and Muqaddams
(iii) He sent his son Ulugh Khan to recover arrears of tribute from pratapa Rudra
(iv) He levied a tax termed haqq-i-shurb
Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:
(a) (I), (ii) and (iii)                           
(b) (I) and (iii)
(c) (ii) and (iii)                                 
(d) (ii) and (iv)

15. Who put forth the hypothesis of ‘Urban revolution’ in northern India during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries?
(a) K. M. Ashraf                                
(b) Moreland
(c) Mohammad                                 
(d) K. S. Lal

16. Arrange the following into sequential order and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(i) Pulkeshin-II                                 
(ii) Pushyamitra shunga
(iii) Shankaracharya                        
(iv) Chandrabardai
Codes:
(a) (ii), (I), (iii), (iv)                         
(b) (I), (iii), (ii), (iv)
(c) (iii), (iv), (ii), (I)                         
(d) (iv), (I), (iii), (ii)

17. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I
(a) Levirate                                      
(b) Punch-marked coins
(c) Varmanas                                    
(d) Nalanda
List – II
(i) Kamrup                                        
(ii) Rig Veda
(iii) Bihar                                          
(iv) Early historical period
Codes:
              (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)
(A)         2             3             1             4
(B)         2             4             1             3
(C)         2             3             4             1
(D)         4             3             2             1
18. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I
(a) Second Urbanization                 
(b) Kharavela
(c) Gautamiputra                            
(d) Vikramadeva Charita
List – II
1. Satavahana Dynasty                    
2. Bilhana
3. Orissa                                           
 4. Iron
Codes:
              (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)
(A)         4             1             2             3
(B)         3             2             4             1
(C)         2             4             3             1
(D)         4             3             1             2

19. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I
(a) Nagar style of architecture       
(b) Shravanbelagola
(c) Tantrayan                                    
(d) Mahenderaverman Shailey
List – II
1. Buddhism                                      
2. Pallava dynasty
3. North India                                    
4. Karnataka
Codes:
               (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)
(A)         3             4             1             2
(B)         4             1             2             3
(C)         2             4             3             1
(D)         4             3             1             2

20. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I
(a) Kalibanga                                    
(b) Mitathal
(c) Atranjikhera                                
(d) Jakhera
List – II
1. R. C. Gaur                                      
2. M. D. N. Sahi
3. Suraj Bhan                                    
4. B. B. Lal
Codes:
              (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)
(A)         2             3             1             4
(B)         4             3             1             2
(C)         3             4             2             1
(D)         1             3             4             2

21. Given below are two statements, one labeled as Assertion (A) and the other labeled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): The arrival of north Indian Sufis in the Deccan during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries brought deep changes in the region’s political and religious fabric.
Reason (R): They came to the Deccan to justify Khalji and early Tughlaq invasions of the Deccan plateau.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?
Codes:
(a)    (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b)   Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(c)    (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d)   (A) is false but (R) is true.

22. Which of the following is the correct chronological order of the vijayanagara ruling dynasties?
(a) Saluva, Tuluva, Sangama, Aravidu
(b) Sangama, Suluva, Tuluva, Aravidu
(c) Sangama, Tuluva, Saluva, Aravidu
(d) Sangama, Aravidu, Saluva, Tuluva

23. The Portuguese captured Goa in the year –
(a) 1496               
(b) 1510               
(c) 1524               
(d) 1556

24. Arrange the following events into correct chronological order:
(i) Propagation of Vaishnavite Bhakti by Ramananda
(ii) Compilation of Adigrantha
(iii) Close of the Ibadatkhana
(iv) Foundation of the Chishti order in the Daccan
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Codes:
(a) (I), (iv), (iii), (ii)                         
(b) (I), (iii), (ii), (iv)
(c) (ii), (iv), (I), (iii)                        
(d) (iv), (I), (iii), (ii)

25. Given below are two statements, one labeled as Assertion (A) and the other labeled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): Akbar proclaimed Dahsala in the twenty-fourth year his reign.
Reason (R): He decided to abolish all other existing methods of land revenue assessment in the Mughal empire.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?
Codes:
(a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b)   Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(c)    (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d)   (A) is false but (R) is true.

26. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I
(a)    The mughal conquest of Malwa
(b)   Introduction of the Ilahi Era
(c)    Annexation of Kashmir in Mughal Empire
(d)   Conquest of Odisha
List – II
1. 1584  
(b) 1592               
(c) 1585               
(d) 1561

27. Which of the following illustrated manuscripts were prepared during Akbar’s time?
(a) The Diwan-i-Amir Hasan Dihlavi
(b) The Raj kanwar
(c) The Tutinama
(d) The Yoga vashista
Select your answer from the codes given below:
Codes:
(a) (I), (ii), and (iv)                          
(b) (ii) and (iv)
(c) (I), (iii) and (iv)                          
(d) (iii) and (iv)

28. Who among the following foreign travelers described the manufacture of indigo in India?
(a) Ibn  Battuata                                
(b) Nicolo De Conti
(c) William Finch                             
(d) Peter Mundi

29. Match List – I with List – II and select the answers from the codes given below:
List – I
(a) Ahmad Yadgar
(b) Sujan Rai
(c) Khwaja Kamghar Ghairat Khan
(d) Shah Nawaz Khan
List – II
1. Maasir-i-Jahangiri                       
2. Maasir-ul-Umara
3. Tarikh-i-Salatin-i-Afghaniah     
4. Khulast-ut-Twarikh
Codes:
              (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)
(A)         3            4             1             2
(B)         2             1             3             4
(C)         3             2             1             4

30. Shahu was set free from the Mughal captivity by –
(a) Aurangzeb                                   
(b) Prince Azam
(c) Prince Kambakhsh                     
(d Jahandar shah

31. By which act the British Parliament had abolished the monopoly of East India Company’s trade in India?
(a) Regulating Act, 1773                 
(b) Charter Act, 1813
(c) Charter Act, 1833                       
(d) Government of India Act, 1858

32. Arrange the following British Legislations concerning women in chronological order:
(i) Hindu Widow Remarriage Act
(ii) The Native Marriage Act (Civil Marriage Act)
(iii) Abolition of Sati in Bengal Province
(iv) The Age of Consent Act
Codes:
(a) (iii), (I), (ii), (iv)                         
(b) (I), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(c) (iv), (ii), (I), (iii)                         
(d) (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)

33. Arrange in chronological order the Famine Commissions formed by the Government of British India:
Macdowell Commission formed by the Government of British India:
(i) Macdowell Commission            
(b) Lyall Commission
(iii) Campbell Commission            
(d) Strachey Commission
Codes:
(a) (iv), (iii), (ii), (I)                         
(b) (iii), (iv), (I), (ii)
(c) (I), (ii), (iii), (iv)                         
(d) (ii), (iii), (I), (iv)

34. Maulana Shibli Nomani belonged to the –
(a) Aligarh School                            
(b) Deoband Madarsa
(c) Firangi Mahal                             
(d) Nadwat-ul-ulema

35. Gandhiji’s intervention in the Ahmedabad Mill Strike of 1917 led to the enhancement of wages of the workers by –
(a) 25% 
(b) 30% 
(c) 35% 
(d) 40%

36. Who was known as the father of ‘Humanism’?
(a) Dante                                            
(b) Erasmus
(c) Machiavelli                                 
(d) Petrarch

37. The fee paid to the Lord for the use of the mill, brewery and bakery was known as –
(a) Banalite         
(b) Corvee           
(c) Gabelle          
(d) Taille

38. The theory of ‘General Will’ was put forward by –
(a) Diderot           
(b) Montesquieu                
(c) Rousseau       
(d) Voltaire

39. Bullionism and the favourable balance of trade were the basic features of –
(a) Colonialism                                
(b) Commercialism
(c) Free Trade                                   
(d) Mercantilism

40. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:
List – I
(a) Erasmus         
(b) Machiavelli   
(c) Thomas More 
(d) Dante
List – II
1. Divine Comedy                            
2. Utopia
3. The Prince                                     
4. Praise of Folly
Codes:
              (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)
(A)         3            2             1             4
(B)         2             1             3             4
(C)         1             2             3             4
(D)         4             3             2             1

41. The chief grievance of the peasants in Champaran Satyagraha (1917) was against the –
(a) A wabs or illegal cesses
(b) Oppression of the landlords
(c) Land revenue demand
(d) Tinkathia system

42. In which Session the Indian National Congress adopted the resolution on Fundamental Rights?
(a) Madras (1927)                            
(b) Lahore (1929)
(c) Karachi (1931)                           
(d) Faizpur (1936)

43. Who argued that de-industrialization did not take place in India under the colonial rule?
(a) Amiyo Baghchi                           
(b) Bipan Chandra
(c) Morris D Morris                         
(d) Toru Matsui

44. Who founded the Hindu College of Calcutta in 1817?
(a) David Hare                                  
(b) William Jones
(c) H. T. Princep                                              
(d) Henry Vivian Derozio

45. Match List – I with List – II and select correct answer.
List – I
(a) Maulana Abul kalam Azad       
(b) Dadabhai Naoroji
(c) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan                              
(d) Subhash Chandra Bose
List – I
1. The Indian Struggle
2. Asbab-i-Bhagawt-i-Hind
3. Poverty and Un-British Rule in India
4. India wins freedom
Codes:
               (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)
(A)         4             3             2             1
(B)         3             2             1             4
(C)         2             4             3             1
(D)         1             2             3             4

46. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer.
List – I
(a) Chinnava                                     
(b) Haji Shariat Ullah
(c) Alluri Sitaram Raju                    
(d) Krishna Daji Pandit
List – II
1. Rampa Uprising 1922                
2. Gadkari Revolt 1944
3. Faraizi Movement 1838                             
4. Dittur Uprising 1924
Codes:
                (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)
(A)         4             3             1             2
(B)         3             4             1             2
(C)         1             2             3             4
(D)         2             1             4             3

47. Paramountcy is the position of permanent power enjoyed by the British Government in relation to the –
(a) Zamindars                                   
(b) Princely states
(c) Peasants                                       
(d) Christian Missionaries

48. The Congress Ministry in Madras during 1937-39 was headed by –
(a) T. Prakasham                                             
(b) Subramanium Bharti
(c) C. Rajgopalachari                       
(d) K. Kamraj

49. Who was the Chairman of the Crafting Committee of the Indian Constitution?
(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad                   
(b) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
(c) B. N. Rau                                     
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

50. Arrange the following events in their chronological order:
(i) Cripps Mission                            
(ii) Quit India Movement
(iii) Individual Satyagraha              
(iv) August Offer
(a) I, ii, iii, iv                                     
(b) iv, iii, I, ii
(c) iii, iv, ii, I                                     
(d) ii, I, iv, iii

Answers:


1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
A
D
B
C
B
A
C
D
C
D
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
A
B
C
*
C
A
B
D
A
B
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
C
B
B
D
C
B
D
C
A
B
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
B
A
*
D
A
D
A
C
B
A
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
A
C
C
A
A
A
B
*
B
B

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