Indian Air Force Placement Paper - History Questions

Indian Air Force Placement Paper - History Questions

1. When did the use of spinning wheel also known as Charkha become a common practice?

A. 10TH Century AD
B. 9TH Century AD
C. 14TH Century AD
D. 12TH Century AD

2. Which king ruled the Lion Capitol at Sarnath?

A. Harsha
B. Kanishka
C. Chandragupta
D. Ashoka

3. Vikram samwat was started by King Vikramaditya, the king of Ujjain in 58 BC in memorial of his victory, which force was this victory against?

A. Sakas
B. Parinthas
C. Kushanas
D. Indo Greeks

4. One of the greatest patrons of literature and art, King Bhoja belonged to which of the following dynasties?

A. Utpala
B. Gurjara Pratihara
C. Paramara
D. Karkota

5. When was the title “Viceroy” added to the office of Governor General of India for the first time?

A. 1862 AD
B. 1858 AD
C. 1856 AD
D. 1848 AD

6. Vaikhasana gave a five fold concept of Vishnu. Which of the following did it consist of?

I. Brahman
II. Purusha
III. Prakriti
IV. Satya
V. Achyuta
VI. Aniruddha


7. In the conquest of Punjab and Peshawar Mahmud Ghazni defeated whom?

A. Arabs
B. Karkotakas
C. Hindushahis
D. Ghurids

8. The victories of Karikala are portrayed brilliantly in?

A. Arunavad
B. Palamoli
C. Pattinappali
D. Padirrupattu

9. The troop in an army raised by the emperor himself but not paid the state and place under the rule of mansabadars were called

A. Barawardi
B. Jcumaki
C. Dakhili
D. Walashahi

10. Todar Mal was charge of what?

A. Literature
B. Land Revenue reforms
C. Law
D. Music

11. The use of Kharoshti as a result of India’s contact with which foreign entity led to many changes in Indian Architecture?

A. Iran
B. Greece
C. China
D. Central Asia

12. In which language was the work of Vijaynagara’s ruler Krishnadev Raya in Amuktamalyada?

A. Sanskrit
B. Tamil
C. Kannada
D. Telugu

13. Through the means of which of the following did King practice control of the villages situated in Vijaynagar Empire?

A. Mahanayakacharya
B. Nayaka
C. Sumanta
D. Dannayaka

14. When was the battle of Plassey faught?

A. 1757
B. 1764
C. 1748
D. 1782

15. Porus who offered amazing resistance over Alexander the Great had his territory situated between the rivers of?

A. Ravi and Chenab
B. Ganga and Yamuna
C. Jhelum and Chenab
D. Sutlej and Beas

16. Under the rule of Mughal emperor Akbar, Mir Bakshi’s job was to look after?

A. Royal Household
B. Land revenue system
C. State Treasury
D. Military Affairs

17. Triptakas are the sacred books of?

A. Hindus
B. Jains
C. Buddhists
D. Muslims

18. Who proposed the theory of economic drain of India buring British rule?

A. M.K. Gandhi
B. R.C. Dutt
C. Jawahar Lal Nehru
D. B.R. Ambedkar

19. Who signed the treaty of Srirangapata with King Tipu Sultan?

A. Dalhousie
B. Cornwallis
C. Warren Hastings
D. Robert Clive

20. Tulsidas, the author of Ramcharitmanas was contemporary of which rulers?

A. Shahjahan
B. Humayun
C. Akbar
D. Sher Shah Suri
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