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Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 1

Which of the following rulers belonged to Slave dynasty?

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Iltutmish was third and greatest Delhi sultan of the Slave dynasty. He was a slave of Qutb-ud-din Aibak and later became his son-in-law. He shifted the capital from Lahore to Delhi, and remained the ruler until his death on May 1, 1236.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 2

Match Column I with Column II and select the correct answer from the codes given below.

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  • Rigveda: The oldest Veda is the Rigveda. It has 1028 hymns called ‘Suktas’ and is a collection of 10 books called ‘Mandalas.’
  • Samaveda: Known as the Veda of melodies and chants, Samaveda dates back to 1200-800 BCE. This Veda is related to public worship. 
  • Yajurveda: Stands to mean ‘Worship Knowledge’, Yajurveda dates back to 1100-800 BCE; corresponding with Samaveda. It compiles ritual-offering mantras/chants. These chants were offered by the priest alongside a person who used to perform a ritual (in most cases yajna fire.)
  • Atharvaveda: Stands to mean a tatpurusha compound of Atharvan, an ancient sage, and knowledge (atharvan+knowledge), it dates back to 1000-800 BCE.
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 3

Which of the following statements are not true?  
1. Sangam literature used Telugu language.
2. The literature of the Sangam Age was written mostly in the form of poetry.
3. Chora, Chera, Pallava and Pandya were ruling dynasties of South India in the Sangam Age.

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Sangam literature used Tamil language. Chora, Chera and Pandya were ruling dynasties of South India in the Sangam Age.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 4

Who raised the slogan 'Go Back to the Vedas’?

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Swami Dayanand Saraswati is the founder of Arya Samaj in 1875. He was a social reformer. He gave a slogan 'Go back to the Vedas'. He gave equal right and respect of all peoples and religion. He was in favour of sanskrit tradition.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 5

Akbar’s court poet was

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  • Abdul Rahim Khan was a poet who lived during the rule of Mughal emperor Akbar.
  • He was one of the nine important ministers in his court, also known as the Navaratnas.
  • Mughal Emperor Akbar was a patron of art and literature and many poets adored his court during his reign. In his court, there were nine jewels known as Navaratna.
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 6

Mahatma Gandhi was a role model to not only those who fought for India’s freedom, but also people fighting for freedom the world over. What profession did he practise before he struggled for India’s freedom?

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  • M K Gandhi matriculated at the age of 18. He had left India for the first time on September 4, 1888, to get enrolled in the centuries-old law institute Inner Temple in London. 
  • Having become a barrister, M.K. Gandhi returned to his homeland in June 1891 and shifted from Rajkot to Mumbai after having decided to practice in the Bombay High Court.
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 7

Who were the important leaders of the Khilafat Movement?

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  • The two main leaders of the Khilafat movement were the brother Shaukat and Muḥammad ʿAli
  • The Khilafat movement was a campaign launched by the Indian Muslims to restore the caliph of the Ottoman Caliphate, who was considered the leader of the Muslims, as an effective political authority.
  • It was a protest against the sanctions placed on the caliph and the Ottoman Empire after the First World War by the Treaty of Sèvres
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 8

Of these, which one of the following statements is correct?

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To defy the Salt law passed by the British government, Gandhiji undertook the Dandi march. It was a 24 day march (12th March 1930 to 6th April 1930) where he travelled for 240 miles from his Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi. He violated the Salt Law at Dandi.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 9

Indian National Congress was founded by

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Retired British Indian Civil Service (ICS) officer Allan Octavian Hume founded the Indian National Congress in order to form a platform for civil and political dialogue among educated Indians. After the Indian Rebellion of 1857, control of India was transferred from the East India Company to the British Empire.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 10

During the Indian Freedom struggle the Simon Commission was appointed to

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  • The Simon commission or the Indian Statutory Commission arrived in India in 1928 to study constitutional reform.
  • The Simon commission was headed by Sir John Simon with 7 Englishmen as its members.
  • In 1927, Viceroy Lord Irwin called Mahatma Gandhi to Delhi and informed him that a report was being prepared to bring statutory reforms in India.
  • As per the Government of India Act 1919, it was decided that after 10 years from 1919 a Commission will be set which will study the working of this act and will see the progress of this act.
  • Government of India Act 1919 said that the participation of Indians in the British Parliament will increase.
  • This commission was supposed to be appointed in 1929 but was appointed in 1928 itself and since there were no Indian members in it, Indians saw this as an insult as they thought that some Britishers cannot determine their destiny so this Commission was boycotted.
  • Thus the Simon Commission was appointed to see the Indian constitutional reforms.
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 11

The Julian Calendar introduced by Julius Caesar was the calendar that most countries used in the West for a long time. But the Julian calendar erred because it introduced an error of 1 day every 128 years. So that, in every 128 years the tropical year shifts one day backward. Who rectified this error and created the modern calendar?

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Pope Gregory XII was bishop of Castello in the Papal States (1380). The error in the Julian calendar was solved by Pope Gregory XII.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 12

This ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns is one of the four sacred texts of Hinduism known as the Vedas. It is the most ancient of the 4 and comprises 1, 028 hymns and 10,600 verses organized into 10 books. Which Veda is this?

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Rig Veda Samhita is the oldest Veda composed in around 1500 BCE. It is a collection of 1,028 Vedic Sanskrit hymns and 10,600 verses in all, organized into ten books. The Rigveda is said to be the Veda of mantra.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 13

A general of the French Revolution, seized power and crowned himself Emperor of France. Under him, France expanded its boundaries. After disastrous French invasion of Russia, he was exiled to the island of St. Helena where he died. Who was the great French general?

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Napoleon Bonaparte was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French revolution. He was Emperor of France as Napoleon I, who dominated European and global affairs for more than a decade. However, after the disastrous French invasion of Russia, he was exiled to the island of Saint Helena where he died.

Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 14

He was the most famous of the Vijayanagara kings. An excellent general, he conquered much of Deccan. The famous jester-poet, Tenali Rama, is said to have been a part of his court. The king himself was an accomplished poet. Who was he?

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  • Sri Krishnadevaraya was the emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire from 1509 to 1530. He was the third ruler of the Tuluva Dynasty. 
  • He played a major role in defeating the Bahmani Sultans and Portuguese, forcing them to retreat their plans of expanding their empire beyond their boundaries. 
  • The rule of Krishnadevaraya was an age of prolific literature in many languages, although it is also known as the golden age of Telugu literature. 
Olympiad Test Level 2: A Brief History of India and the World- 2 - Question 15

He was the last king of delhi sultanate. Name him.

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  • Muhammad-bin Tughlaq was the last king of the delhi sultanate.
  • Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq was born in Kotla in Multan and was married to the daughter of raja of Dipalpur.
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