WBCS Prelims 2015 History of India Question and Solution



   In West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Preliminary Examination 2018, total 8 questions was asked from Indian History and 40 questions was asked from INM.

1. Identify the Mughal painter not mentioned by Abul Fazl ?

[A]  Farooq  

[B]  Mushkin

[C]  Mansur 

[D] Mukund

Correct Answer: [C]  Mansur 

2. Between whom and when was the Treaty of Bassein signed?

[A]  Peshwa Baji Rao II and the English, 1802

[B]  Tipu Sultan and the English. 1784

[C]  Marathas and Ahmed Shah Abdali, 1761

[D] Ranjit Singh and the English, 1809

Correct Answer: [A]  Peshwa Baji Rao II and the English, 1802

3. The first Maratha War took place during the tenure of

[A]  Warren Hastins        

[B]  William Bentinck      

[C]  Marquess Cornwallis     

[D] Charles Canning

Correct Answer: [A]  Warren Hastins        

4. The author of Kadambari was

[A]  Khemendra

[B]  Kalhana 

[C]  Bhababhuti

[D] Banabhatta

Correct Answer: [D] Banabhatta

5. Which was the ancient port of Indus Civilization ?

[A]  Harappa   

[B]  Lothal  

[C]  Dholavira  

[D] Surkotada

Correct Answer: [D] Surkotada

6. Which of the following was a Buddhist genealogical text ?
[A]  Suttapitaka 

[B]  Vinayapitaka 

[C]  Abhidharnmapitaka 

[D] Dipavansa

Correct Answer: [D] Dipavansa

7. Which among the following sultans of the Slave dynasty was not a slave ?

[A]  Qutb-ud-din Aibak      

[B]  Iltutmish 

[C]  Raziya 

[D] Balban

Correct Answer: [C]  Raziya 

8. During whose rule was the Zabt system of revenue settlement introduced?

[A]  Ala-ud-din Khilji       

[B]  Sher Shah      

[C]  Akbar 

[D] Shah Jahan

Correct Answer: [C]  Akbar 

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