Q1. In which one of the following scripts were most of the Ashokan inscriptions written?
Q2. Some of the earliest Hindu temples had a hall where people could assemble. Thus place was known as
(c) Pradakshina patha
Q3. Vinaya Pitaka is a book related to
(a) Thoughts of Zoroaster
(b) Rules of Buddhist Sangha
(c) Sanskrit Grammar
(d) Preaching of Mahavira
Q4. Among which of the three dynasties was fought the Tripartite struggle’, the long drawn-out conflict over Kannauj?
(a) Gurjara-Pratihara, Rashtrakuta and Chola
(b) Pala, Rashtrakuta and Gujara-Pratihara
(c) Gurjara-Pratihara, Pala and Chola
(d) Rashtrakuta, Chola and Pala
Q5. Khanqahs in Sifism refer to
(a) Places where Sufi Masters held their assemblies
(b) A special kind of song
(c) Chanting of a name
(d) Discussion of parables
Q6. Which one of the following statements is correct about Chola temples?
(a) Chola temples were the hub of economic, social and cultural life
(b) The making of iron images was the most distinctive feature of Chola temples
(c) Chola temples often became uncial of rural settlements only
(d) Chola temples were endowed with land by common people
Q7. Who among the following reinterpreted verses from the Koran to argue for women’s education in the nineteenth century?
(a) Rukeya Sakhawat Hussain
(b) Mumtaz Ali
(c) Sayyid Ahmed Khan
(d) Ziyauddn Barani
Q8. Choose an appropriate reason for providing students an open book exercise in a classroom.
(a) Evaluation of unprepared students
(b) Encouraging use of textual language
(c) Memorizing details of a lesson
(d) Reading a text with specific questions
Q9. Study the Social Science subjects is vital as it enables children to
(a) Learn details about democracy
(b) Understand society and its environment
(c) Evaluate events from the past
(d) Conserve natural resources
Q10. What is the most important reason for the use of story-boards in Social Science Teaching?
(a) Providing simplistic information
(b) Encouraging discussion on the given narrative
(c) Narrating incidents
(d) Producing attractive textbooks