CTET/ UPTET 2019 Exam | Previous Year History Questions | 25th November 2019

CTET/ UPTET 2019 Exam – Social Science (History) Questions

Dear Readers, Everything that studies our society and the way we interact with each other in it, is a Social Science.This section NOT ONLY comes CTET Exam but also come in other TET Exam also i.e UPTET Exam DSSSB Exam etc. So, we will provide you the questions which will help you in preparing for Exam.

Q1. Akbar founded the Din-i-Ilahi mainly to

(a)form a club of religions 
(b) ensure communal harmony 
(c) end the differences between Hindus and Muslims 
(d) establish a national religion acceptable to both Hindus and Muslims
Q2. Which is the first Mughal building to be built entirely with marble? 
(a) The Taj Mahal in Agra 
(b) Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulat Agra 
(c) Humayun’s tomb at Delhi
(d) Akbar Mausoleum at Sikandra 
Q3. What was the major technological improvement in temple for fort construction during Mughal and sultanate times when compared with construction before the 11th century CE? 
(a) The weight of the superstructure above doors and windows was carried by arches with a keystone 
(b) Limestone cement mixed with stone chips was used making construction quicker and easier 
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above 
Q4. In the Red Fort, Shah Jahan built a ceremonial hall for private audience, what was it  called? 
(a) Chihil Sutun 
(b) Qibla 
(c) Diwan-i-am
(d) Diwan-i-khas 
Q5. During Mughal times, temples in Vrindavan, near Mathura, were constructed in architectural styles similar to the palaces in Fatehpur Sikri. Why? 
(a) Due to cross-fertilization of artistic forms and architectural styles between the Hindu and Mughal cultures 
(b) It was done as per the orders of the Mughal emperors 
(c) Red sandstone was easily available near Vrindavan
(d) None of the above 
Q6. The technique used in the construction of the Fort at Hampi was 
(a) use of limestone mortar to join bricks together 
(b) the bricks and stones were wedged together by interlocking only and no cement was used 
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above 
Q7. What was the duty of the Devadasis at Hampi?
(a) Serve the priests of the temples 
(b) Worship the Gods and Goddesses 
(c) They were temple dancers and used to dance before the deity on ceremonial occassions (d) All of the above
Q8. What is distinctive about miniature’ paintings patronised by the Mughal emperors? 
(a) They only contain scenes about historical events 
(b) They are small size paintings in water colour on cloth or paper 
(c) They are stamp size portraits of the monarchs which were presented to their queens (d) None of the above 
Q9. In the Bengali temples constructed at this time, what was distinctive about the Chauchala structure?
(a) Four triangular roofs placed on the four walls move up to converge in the centre 
(b) A square platform was used as a foundation 
(c) Outer walls of the temples were decorated with paintings, ornamental tiles or terracotta tables 
(d) All of the above 
Q10. The Nagara, Dravida and Vesera are
(a) the three main musical gharanas of India 
(b) the three racial groups of the India subcontinent 
(c) the three main styles of India temple architecture 
(d) the three linguistic divisions of the India sub-continent 
S1. Ans.(d)
S2. Ans.(b)
S3. Ans.(c)
S4. Ans.(d)
S5. Ans.(a)
S6. Ans.(b)
S7. Ans.(c)
S8. Ans.(b)
S9. Ans.(d)

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