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CUET History Question Paper 2024 with Solutions

CUET History Question Paper 2024

The CUET History exam is administered on 17 May 2024 in Shift 1A. Students who appeared in the exam are searching for the solutions to the CUET History Question paper 2024. It helps students to calculate the history exam scores using the correct answers This CUET UG History Question Paper will also help to comprehend the types of questions asked in future aspirants in History preparation. After the exam is over, We share the CUET History Question Paper 2024 with solutions in this article.

CUET UG History Question Paper 2024

The NTA is conducted the exam in a single shift from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. According to the CUET Exam format, Section II covers history as domain specific subject. The history question papers have 45/50 questions, 35/40 of which must be answered. The CUET History test carries a total score of 200. Candidates who took the exam can examine the CUET History paper analysis and answer key once the shift ends.

CUET History Paper 2024 with Answer Key

CUET 2024 History Question Paper with Solutions

1. Which Sufi teacher was also known as the ‘Gharib Nawaz
Answer: Khwaja Muinuddin
2. Lord Jagannatha is a form of which God?
Answer: Vishnu
3. Which among the following travellers visited the city of Vijayanagara during the 15th century?
(A) Domingo Paes
(B) Abdur Razzaq
(C) Afanasii Nikitin
(D) Fernao Nuniz
(E) Nicolo de Conti
Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
Answer: (B), (C), and (E) only

4. Madras, Bombay and Calcutta were the anglicised names of __________ trading posts.

5 Which of the following statements are correct?
(A) Guru Arjan compiled Guru Nanak’s hymns in the Adi Granth Sahib.
(B) Guru Tegh Bahadur laid the foundation of the Khalsa Panth.
(C) Guru Nanak composed the Guru Granth Sahib.
(D) Mirabai was a Maratha princess,
(E) Mirabai was a Rajput princess.
Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
Answer: (A) and (E) only

6 Match List-I with List-II:

List-I List-II
(A) Terracotta models of plough
(B) Ploughed field
(C) Traces of canals
(D) Water reservoirs
(I) Kalibangan
(II) Shortughai
(III) Dholavira
(IV) Cholistan

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
Answer: (A) – (IV), (B) – (I), (C) – (II), (D) – (III)

7. Who, amongst the following, founded the Vijayanagara Empire?
Answer: Harihara and Bukka

8 Match List-I with List-II:

List-I List-II
(A) Shell
(B) Lapis-Lazuli
(C) Carnelian
(D) Steatite
(I) Shortughai
(II) Nageshwar
(III) South Rajasthan
(IV) Lothal

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
Answer: (A) – (II), (B) – (I), (C) – (IV), (D) – (III)

9 Match List-I with List-II:

List-I List-II
(A) Mahals
(B) Pahariyas and Santhals
(C) 1793
(D) Taluq
(I) Territorial unit
(II) Permanent Settlement
(III) Rajmahal hills
(IV) Estates

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

Answer: (A) – (IV), (B) – (III), (C) – (II), (D) – (I)

10 Which of the following statements are correct?
(A) Moneylenders were called ‘dikus’.
(B) Zamindars hired the Santhals to reclaim land
(C) Santhals were merchants.
(D) Land of the Santhals was demarcated as ‘Damin-i-koh’.
(E) Santhals charged heavy land revenue from dikus moneylenders. Choose the correct answer from the options given below :

Answer: (A), (B), and (D) only

11, Which of the following statements are true about the zamindars ?
(A) Milkiyat lands were cultivated for the generaluse erabuse of the people.
(B) Zamindars could sell, bequeath mortgage the milkiyat lands.
(C) Zamindars collected revenue on behalf of themselves.
(D) Most Zamindars had fortresses as well as arned contingent.
(E) Control over military resources was another source of power for the Zamindars Choose the correct answer from the options given below :
Answer: (B), (D), and (E) only
12 Kauravas and Pandavas belonged to which ruling family?
Answer: Kuru

13. Which report reproduced zamindars’ and ryots’ petitions as appendices for consideration of the British Parliament? &
Answer: The Fifth Report

14. The rebel leaders issued Proclamations and few to propagate their ideas during the 1857 revolt.
Fill in the blank with the correct answer from the options given below
Answer: Ishtahars

15.In 1857 “the life has gone out of the body” was said in reference to which state?
Answer: Awadh

16 Which of the following statements are correct?
(A) Bell of arms was a store room in which weapons were kept.
(B) The army of Awadh supported the British.
(C) Firangi is a term of Persian origin applied to the British by the rebels.
(D) The 7th Awadh Irregular Cavalry accepted the new cartridges in early May.
(E) Local leaders emerged, urging peasants, zamindars and tribals to revolt. Choose the correct answer from the options given below :
Answer: (A), (C), and (E) only

17 Match List-I with List-II:

List-I List-II
(A) Nana Sahib
(B) Rani Lakshmi Bai
(C) Kunwar Singh
(D) Birjis Qadr
(I) Awadh
(II) Arrah
(III) Kanpur
(IV) Jhansi

Choose the correct answer from the options given below :
Answer: (A) – (III), (B) – (IV), (C) – (II), (D) – (I)

18. Who was the leader of the Santhal Revolt of 1855-56?
Answer: Sidhu Manjhi

19. Who fought in the famous Battle of Chinhat in which the British forces under Henry Lawrence wer defeated?
Answer: Maulvi Ahmadullah Shah

20. Who was the Commissioner of Lucknow when the rebels besieged it during the Revolt of 1857?
Answer: Henry Lawrence

21. The Sunset Law was associated with _______________
Answer: Zamindari System/Permanent Settlement

22. During his ‘Salt March’ Gandhiji began walking towards the ocean from his ashram, located at ___________ .
Fill in the blank with the correct answer from the options given below:
Answer: Sabarmati

23. Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt March was notable as the first nationlist activity focused on
Answer: Women

24. “Puma Swaraj” as the goal of nationalism in India was aimed to achieve ________
Answer: Complete independence

25 Which of the following statements of Gandhiji made at the opening of Banaras Hindu University are true?
(A) Gandhiji charged the Indian elite with a lack of concern for the labouring poor.
(B) Gandhiji was not worried about the contrast between the “richly bedecked noblemen” and millions of poor Indians.
(C) Gandhiji said, “Our salvation can only come through lawyers, doctors and rich landlords.”
(D) Gandhiji emphasised that farmers are going to secure the salvation of India.
(E) Gandhiji told the privileged invitees, “Strip yourself of this jewellery and hold it in trust for your countrymen.”
Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
Answer: (A), (D), and (E) only

26 Match List-I with List-II:

List-I List-II
(A) Khilafat Movement
(B) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
(C) Kemal Ataturk
(D) Louis Fisher
(I) Mahatma Gandhi’s biographer
(II) Turkish ruler
(III) 1919
(IV) 1919-1920

Choose the correct answer from the options given below
Answer: (A) – (IV), (B) – (III), (C) – (II), (D) – (I)

27. Who was the Judge who presided over Gandhiji’s trial after the withdrawal of the Non- Cooperation Movement?
Answer: Justice C.N. Broomfield
28. When were separate electorates first created by the British Colonial Government ?
Answer: 1909

CUET History Question Paper 2024 PDF Download

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CUET UG History Important Topics

History is a popular subject among students in the Humanities, Science, and Commerce. Students who want to earn a BA in History must perform well on the CUET UG history exam. The CUET History Question Paper is completely based on the CUET History syllabus provided by NTA.  The CUET History Syllabus consists of a total of 15 units. As follows

  1. The Story of the First Cities Harappan Archaeology
  2. Political and Economic History: How Inscriptions tell a story
  3. Social Histories using the Mahabharata
  4. A History of Buddhism: Sanchi Stupa
  5. Medieval society through Travellers’ Accounts
  6. Religious Histories: The Bhakti-Sufi Tradition
  7. New Architecture: Hampi
  8. Agrarian Relations: The Ain-i- Akbari
  9. The Mughal Court: Reconstructing Histories through Chronicles
  10. Colonialism and Rural Society: Evidence from Official Reports
  11. Representations of 1857
  12. Colonialism and Indian Towns: Town Plans and Municipal Reports
  13. Mahatma Gandhi Through Contemporary Eyes
  14. Partition through Oral Sources
  15. The Making of the Constitution

CUET History Question Paper 2023 with Solutions

Check out the Last year memory-based Cuet history questions with answers given below.
Q1. When was the Dandi March started by Mahatma Gandhi?
(a) March 12, 1929
(b) March 12, 1930
(c) March 12, 1931
(d) March 12, 1932

 Ans. (b)
Q2. Who started the Champaran Satyagraha in 1917?
(a) Raj Kumar Shukla</s
Shri Krishna Singh
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Jayaprakash Narayan
 Ans. (c)
Q3. Banaras Hindu University (BHU) was founded by whom?
(a) Abul Kalam Azad
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru</s
Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya
 Ans. (d)
Q4. In which city did the Chauri-Chaura incident take place?

(a) Lucknow

(b) Kanpur
(c) Gorakhpur 
(d) None of these
 Ans. (c)
Q5. In which year was Mahatma Gandhi returned to India?
(a) 1911
(b) 1913
(c) 1915
(d) 1917
Ans. (c)
Q6. When did permanent settlement act came into operation?
(a) 1770
(b) 1793
(c) 1870
(d) 1893
Ans. (b)
Q7. Banaras Hindu University was opened in the year ……….?
         (a) 1911
         (b) 1916
         (c) 1918
         (d) 1922

Q8. In which year was Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place? 
(a) April 13, 1915
(b) April 13,1916
(c) April 13,1917
(d) April 13,1919

Q9. Who was Governor General of Bengal when the permanent settlement was introduced?
(a) Lord Cornwallis
(b) Lord Curzon 
(c) George Barlow  
(d) None of these

Q10. Quit India Movement was took place in….?
(a) 1944
(b) 1942
(c) 1940
(d) 1938
Q11. When did the soldiers of the Revolt of 1857 reach Delhi?
(a) 20th May
(b) 15th May
(c) 11th May
(d) 09th May
Q12. Who led the Revolt of 1857 from Delhi?
(a) Tatya Tope
(b) Akbar Shah II 
(c) Bahadur Shah Zafar 
(d) None of these 
Q13. Summary settlement was introduced by British in?
(a) Awadh
(b) Punjab
(c) Chennai
(d) None of these
Q14. Wajid Ali Shah was the Nawab of which city? 
(a) Jhansi
 (b) Awadh
(c) Bengal
(d) Lucknow
Q15. Which of the following was Causes of the failure of the Revolt of 1857?
(a) No support of ruling princes
(b) No effective leadership

(c) No middle-class participation
(d) All of the above
Q16.  After how many years the land was surveyed under the Ryotwari system?
(a) 05 years
(b) 10 years
(c) 20 years
(d) 30 years
Q17. Which river was the main source of water for Vijayanagar?
          (a) Narmada 
          (b) Krishna
          (c) Tungabhadra
          (d) None of these
Q18. Where was the capital of Vijayanagar Empire?
          (a) Ahmednagar
          (b) Hampi
          (c) Thanjavur
          (d) None of these
Q19. Who was the famous ruler of Vijayanagar Empire?

          (a) Ram Ray
          (b) Krishna Dev Ray
          (c) Dev Ray III
          (d) None of these
Q20. Who was the founder of Vijayanagar Empire?
(a) Krishna Dev Ray
(b) Harihar I 
(c) Bukka I
(d) Both (b) and (c)
Q21. The book ‘Amuktmalyada’ was written by whom? 
(a) Virupaksha Ray
(b) Krishna Dev Ray  
(c) Bukka I
(d) None of these
Q22. Abdur Razzaq was an ambassador sent by the ruler of ………?
(a) Dutch
(b) Persia  
(c) Portugal

(d) None of these

Q23. Gautam Buddha got Mahaparinirvana at ……?

(a) Kushinagar  

(b) Bodh Gaya

(c) Kapilavastu 

(d) None of these

Q24. Which is the oldest religion among the following religions?

(a) Jainism  

(b) Buddhism

(c) Sanatan Dharma

(d) Islam 

Q25. Gautam Buddha belonged to ——-?

(a) Sakya clan  

(b) Jantri clan

(c) Maurya clan

(d) None of these

Q26. Which Jain Tirthankara’s name is found in the Rigveda?

           (a) Arishtanemi

           (b) Mahavir Swami

           (c) Rishabhadev

           (d) None of these

Q27. Where was the first Jain Council organized?

(a) Kushinagar

(b) Patliputra

(c)  Vaishali 

(d)  None of these

Q28. On the banks of which river did Mahavira attain enlightenment?

(a) Rijupalika

(b) Sone

(c)  Falgu

(d)  None of these


Q29. In which language was the Mahabharata composed?

 (a) Kharoṣṭhi

(b) Sanskrit

 (c)  Prakrit

(d)  None of these

Q30. During which period Rig Veda was compiled? 

(a) 900-600 BC

(b) 1500-1000 BC

(c) 1700-1200 BC

 (d) 2100-1500 BC

Q31. Where did the Aryans come to India from?

(a) Southeast Asia

(b) Europe

(c)  Central Asia

(d)  None of these

Q32. In which Veda the word ‘gotra’ has been mentioned?

(a) Rigveda

(b) Samaveda

(c)  Yajurveda

(d)  Atharvaveda

Q33. Where is the famous Gayatri Mantra taken from?

(a) Yajurveda

(b) Samaveda

(c)  Rigveda

 (d)  Atharvaveda

Q34. Who questioned the supremacy of the Vedas? 

(a) Mahavir 

(b) Gautam Buddha 

(c) Both Gautam Buddha and Mahavira

(d) None of these

Q35. Which metal has not yet been found in Harappan sites?

(a) Copper

(b) Silver

(C) Iron

(d) None of these

Q36. Which scripts were read by James Prinsep?

(a) Brahmi and Kharosthi

(b) Sanskrit and Kharosthi

(c) Prakrit and Kharosthi

(d) None of these

Q37. The Harappan seals were made of which metal?

(a) Gold  

(b) Clay soil

(c) Selkhadi

(d) Silver

Q38. Which place of the Indus Valley Civilization was situated on the banks of the Indus River?

(a) Mohenjodaro 

(b) Rangpur

(c) Harappa

(d) Roper

Q39. Who started the Bhakti movement from South India to North India?

 (a) Kabir

 (b) Ramanand

 (c) Namdev

 (d) Shankaracharya

Q40. Who was popularly known as `Gharib Nawaz?

(a) Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti  

(b) Mir Muhammad

(c) Baba Farid

d) None of these


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S40. Ans. (a)

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