Historical Scenario (Rajasthan)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. From the following temples of Rajasthan identify the temples which were built in the Gurjara -Pratihara period?
(i) Adivarah temples of Ahad
(ii) Harshat Mata temple of Abhaneri
(iii) Neelkanth temple of Rajorgarh
(iv) Harihar temple of Osian
Code :

(a) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(b) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(c) (i) and (iv)
(d) (ii) and (iv)

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2. Garhbithali Fort is :

(a) Meharangarh
(b) Taragarh- Ajmer
(c) Taragarh –Bundi
(d) Ranthambore

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3. Place where the ‘Jal Durg’ ‘Water Port’ is located-

(a) Ajmer
(b) Amber
(c) Sivana
(d) Gagron

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4. In Rajasthan, Jahangir’s Palaces are situated in-

(a) Kishangarh
(b) Deeg
(c) Ajmer
(d) Pushkar

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5. Where is the famous ‘Chaurasi Khambon Ki Chatri’ located–

(a) Kota
(b) Jhalwar
(c) Jaipur
(d) Bundi

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6. Bhatiyani Pratapkunwari, the queen of Jodhpur King Mansingh got the temple reconstructed elsewhere as the earlier one had caved in. She got the temple consecrated in 1857. The name of the temple is :

(a) Kunj Bihari Temple
(b) Mahamandir
(c) Ghanshyamji Temple
(d) Teeja Manji Temple

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7. The famous monument of Jaipur whose second centenary will be celebrated this year –

(a) Fort of Amer
(b) Hawa Mahal
(c) Chandan Mahal
(d) Mahargarh fort

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8. The revolutionary, who was convicted in the Mahant Pyarelal Murder case

(a) Zorawar Singh
(b) Shyamji Krishna Varma
(c) Kesari Singh Barhat
(d) Vijay Singh Pathik

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9. Which ruler of Medieval Rajasthan has been called as ‘Abhinav Bharatcharya’?

(a) Prithviraj Chauhan
(b) Maharana Kumbha
(c) Sawai Jai Singh
(d) Maharaj Man Singh

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10. Who was that famous ruler of Mewar who got the fort of Achalgarh repaired?

(a) Rana Ratan Singh
(b) Maharana Kumbha
(c) Rana Sanga
(d) Maharaja Raj Singh

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11. The inscription which throws light on the writings of Maharana Kumbha is-

(a) Kumbhalgarh inscription (1460 A.D.)
(b) Kirtistambha Prashasti (1460 A.D.)
(c) Jagannath Rai inscription (1652 A.D.)
(d) Raj Prashasti (1676 A.D.)

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12. Which of the following Granth is not authored by Kumbha?

(a) Kalanidhi
(b) Rasikpriya
(c) Sudha Prabandh
(d) Nrityaratnakosh

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13. During the region of which ruler, Delhi Shivalik Pillar inscription was erected?

(a) Prithviraj III
(b) Arnoraj
(c) Vigrahraj fourth
(d) Prithviraj Second

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14. The inscription which proves the influence of Bhagwat cult in ancient Rajasthan is –

(a) Besanagar Inscription of Heliodorous
(b) Ghosundi Inscription
(c) Ghutiyala inscription
(d) Buchkala Inscription

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15. Rajput cities were developed in mountainous region because –

(a) There were resources of Natural security against enemies
(b) They were a nature lover
(c) They hated city life
(d) They were fierce

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16. Where was the headquarters of Shekhawati Brigade located ?

(a) Jhunjhunu
(b) Fatehpur
(c) Sikar
(d) Khetri

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17. The Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti came to Rajasthan during the reign of :

(a) Maharana Pratap Singh
(b) Rana Sanga
(c) Rana Kumbha
(d) Prithviraj Chauhan

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18. The first Chauhan state of Rajasthan was

(a) Ajmer
(b) Ranthambhor
(c) Harauti
(d) Nadol

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19. Shri Ajayapal was the founder of –

(a) Alwar
(b) Bharatpur
(c) Ajmer
(d) Chittorgarh

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20. The clan of Rajput who ruled the princely state of Jaipur was :

(a) Sisodias
(b) Kachhwaha
(c) Rathors
(d) Hadas

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21. “Mundiyar ri Khyat” is about-

(a) Chauhans of Sirohi
(b) Hadas of Bundi
(c) Sisodias of Mewar
(d) Rathores of Marwar

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22. Which ruler defeated Gurjara –

(a) Prabhakar Vardhan
(b) RajyaVardhan
(c) Harshvardhan
(d) Shashank

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23. Who founded ‘Veer Bharat Samaj’?

(a) Jorawar Singh Barhat
(b) Gokul Dwara Asava
(c) Master Adityendra
(d) Vijay Singh Pathik

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24. Veer Bharat Samaj in Kota was founded by –

(b) Pyareram
(c) Sadhu Sitaram
(d) Nayanuram

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25. Who was the first ruler among Rajputs who tried to stop girl killings?

(a) Jagat Singh
(b) Sawai Jai Singh
(c) Jaswant Singh
(d) Ram Singh

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26. For the first time in Rajasthan ‘Sati Pratha’ was prohibited in:

(a) Udaipur
(b) Jodhpur
(c) Jaipur
(d) Bikaner

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27. Who was the ruler of a state in Rajasthan who played a very significant role in the establishment of Banaras Hindu University?

(a) Maharana Fateh Singh (Udaipur)
(b) Maharaja Ummed Singh (Jodhpur)
(c) Maharaja Man Singh-II (Jaipur)
(d) Maharaja Ganga Singh (Bikaner)

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28. The famous historian of Rajasthan who was also a social reformer was:

(a) Mankaran Sarda
(b) Harbilas Sharda
(c) C.K.F. Waltier
(d) Jamnalal Bajaj

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29. Freedom fighter and martyr Sagarmal Gopa was a resident of –

(a) Bikaner
(b) Jaisalmer
(c) Jodhpur
(d) Ajmer

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30. Who is responsible for the political renaissance in Bharatpur in the decade of 1930?

(a) Shri Kishanlal Joshi
(b) Thakur Deshraj
(c) Pt. Revatisharan
(d) Jugal Kishore Chaturvedi

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31. Political consciousness in Rajasthan was first introduced by –

(a) Vijay Singh Pathik
(b) Arjun Lal Sethi
(c) Seth Damodar Das
(d) Sahasmal Bohra

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32. The first session of the Rajputana-Madhyabharat Sabha was held in 1919 at-

(a) Delhi
(b) Ajmer
(c) Indore
(d) Udaipur

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33. Correctly match –
Organisation Foundation Year
A. Rajasthan Seva Sangh 1. 1921
B. Desh Hitaishi Sabha 2. 1927
C. All India Native States Peoples conference 3. 1877
D. Chamber of Princess 4. 1919
Code :

(a) 2 4 1 3
(b) 4 2 3 1
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 1 2 4 3

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34. Archaeological remains of a 4000-year-old civilization have been found near a village in Udaipur/that village is –

(a) Jagat
(b) Dilwara
(c) Eklingji
(d) Aahad

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35. Dungarpur Prazamandal was founded in 1944 by –

(a) Ram Narain Chaudhary
(b) Pratap Singh Barhat
(c) Bhogilal Pandya
(d) Manikya Lal Verma

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36. The Mewar Praja Mandal was established by :

(a) Manikya Lal Verma
(b) Bhogilal Pandya
(c) Mohanlal Sukhadia
(d) Pandit Gauri Shankar

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37. The following battles and landmarks in the history of Rajasthan-
(1) Battle of Khanwa
(2) Battle of Bhatner
(3) Battle of Sumel-Giri
(4) Battle of Haldighati
Select the correct successive order of these battles–

(a) 2, 1, 3, 4
(b) 1, 2, 3, 4
(c) 1, 3, 4, 2
(d) 1, 2, 4, 3

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38. In which of the following regions of Rajputana did the Varik dynasty rule?

(a) Alwar
(b) Badnaur
(c) Osian
(d) Bayana

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39. Identify the incorrect pair regarding the freedom fighter of Rajasthan and their effective region –

(a) Arjunlal Sethi : Udaipur
(b) Jai Narayan Vyas : Jodhpur
(c) Kesari Singh Barhat : Mewar
(d) Govind Giri : Vagad

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40. Given below is a list of women freedom fighters of Rajasthan:
Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the list:
List-I List-II
A. Savitri Devi Bhati (i) Udaipur
B. Bhagwati Devi (ii) Jodhpur
C. Laxmi Devi Acharya (iii) Kota
D. Kumari Kusum Gupta (iv) Bikaner

(a) iv i ii iii
(b) iii ii i iv
(c) ii i iv iii
(d) i iii ii iv

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41. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

Peasant movement Leader
(a) Bundi – Nayanuram Sharma
(b) Bikaner – Narottam Lal Joshi
(c) Bengu – Ram Narayan Chaudhary
(d) Bijoliya – Vijay Singh Pathik

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42. The most important officer after the ruler in the kingdoms of Medieval Rajasthan was known as –

(a) Pradhan
(b) Mahamatya
(c) Mukhya Mantri
(d) Sandhivigrhik

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43. The first State to conclude the treaty with the British was:

(a) Kota
(b) Jaipur
(c) Jodhpur
(d) Udaipur

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44. Assertion (A): Because of British pressure in 1922, the Mewar administration entered into an agreement with the Bijolia Movement.
Reason (R): The Bijolia Jagirdar refused to accept the spirit agreement of 1922.

(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.

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45. The princely state, which was not the part of Rajasthan Union formed on 25th March 1948.

(a) Bundi
(b) Pratapgarh
(c) Udaipur
(d) Shahpura

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46. Who among the following Judges of the Rajasthan High Court has held the offi ce of State Minister in the Government of Rajasthan?

(a) Justice Mohmmad Yamin
(b) Justice Suraj Narayan Didwania
(c) Justice Farooq Hassan
(d) Justice Yad Ram Meena

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47. Consider the following statements regarding State Election Commission, Rajasthan :
(i) The State Election Commission, Rajasthan was constituted in December, 1994.
(ii) It has a Secretary who is also the Chief Electoral Officer for the State.
Code :

(a) Only (i) is correct
(b) Only (ii) is correct
(c) Both (i) and (ii) are correct
(d) Neither (i) nor (ii) is correct

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