MCQ Questions for Class 7 History: Ch 2 New Kings and Kingdoms

MCQ Questions for Class 7 History: Ch 2 New Kings and Kingdoms

1. Mahmud of Ghazni was the ruler of
(a) Delhi
(b) America
(c) Iran
(d) Afghanistan
► (d) Afghanistan

2. The Chola king who brought half of Ceylon under his control     
(a) Rajaraja I     
(b) Kulottunga I     
(c) Rajendra     
(d) Rajadiraja
► (a) Rajaraja I     

3. The functionaries for collecting revenue were generally recruited from
(a) Brahmanas
(b) Farmers family
(c) Influential families
(d) Artist family
► (c) Influential families

4. Who were subordinate to the Pallava kings of Kanchipuram
(a) Pala
(b) Rashtrakutas
(c) Chera
(d) Cholas
► (d) Cholas

5. Settlements of peasants, known as____ , became prosperous with the spread of irrigation agriculture
(a) Uzi
(b) Ur
(c) Uri
(d) Udi
► (b) Ur

6. The river Kaveri branches off into several small channels before emptying into the
(a) Godavari
(b) Indian ocean
(c) Bay of Bengal
(d) Arabian sea
► (c) Bay of Bengal

7. Somnath temple is in
(a) Kerala
(b) Odisha
(c) Gujarat
(d) Tamil Nadu
► (c) Gujarat

8. Hiranyagarbha rituals were performed with the help of
(a) Farmers
(b) Brahmanas
(c) Shudras
(d) Artist
► (b) Brahmanas

9. Kitab-al Hind written by
(a) Akbar
(b) Ghazni
(c) Al-biruni
(d) Nagabhat
► (c) Al-biruni

10. The city of Kanauj is in the
(a) Yamuna valley
(b) Narmada valley
(c) Ganga valley
(d) Tapi valley
► (c) Ganga valley

11. Who was the founder of the Chola kingdom?     
(a) Simhavishnu     
(b) Vijayalaya     
(c) Rajendra     
(d) Krishna
► (b) Vijayalaya     

12. Which of the following rulers involved in the tripartite struggles
(a) Gurjara-Pratihara, Chera and Pala dynasties
(b) Gurjara-Pratihara, Chola and Chera dynasties
(c) Gurjara-Pratihara, Chola and Pala dynasties
(d) Gurjara-Pratihara, Rashtrakuta and Pala dynasties
► (d) Gurjara-Pratihara, Rashtrakuta and Pala dynasties

13. Following sources used by the Kalhana except
(a) Paintings
(b) Documents
(c) Eyewitness accounts
(d) Inscription
► (a) Paintings

14. Kings often rewarded Brahmanas by grants of
(a) House
(b) Land
(c) Foods
(d) Golden Coin
► (b) Land

15. Chola bronze images are considered amongst the finest in the
(a) World
(b) Asia
(c) India
(d) Europe
► (a) World

16. Tribhuvana-chakravartin means
(a) Overlord of king
(b) Lord of Rashtrakutas
(c) Overlord of farmers
(d) Lord of the three worlds
► (d) Lord of the three worlds

17. Chahamanas ruled over the
(a) Delhi and MP
(b) Delhi and Gujarat
(c) Delhi and UP
(d) Delhi and Ajmer
► (d) Delhi and Ajmer

18. A minor chiefly family known as the Muttaraiyar held power in the
(a) Mahanadi delta
(b) Godavari delta
(c) Krishna delta
(d) Kaveri delta
► (d) Kaveri delta

19. Vetti is a
(a) Good
(b) Samanta
(c) Tax
(d) King
► (c) Tax

20. Rajaraja's son
(a) Rajaraja III
(b) Rajendra II
(c) Rajaraja I
(d) Rajendra I
► (d) Rajendra I

21. Rajatarangini, a book that generally recorded the heritage of Kashmir in the 12th Century, was written by:
(a) Pravaragupta 
(b) Kalhana 
(c) Lalitapida 
(d) Kashyapa
► (b) Kalhana 

22. The specialists who worked at the temple and lived near it were
(a) Dancers
(b) Cook
(c) Sweeper
(d) All of these
► (d) All of these
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