MCQ Questions for Class 7 History: Ch 1 Tracing Changes Through a Thousand Years

MCQ Questions for Class 7 History: Ch 1 Tracing Changes Through a Thousand Years

1. A place where documents and manuscripts are stored as records for knowledge is called an _______.
(a) Store
(b) Archive
(c) Almirah
(d) Warehouse
► (b) Archive

2. The Mughal Empire declined in the _______ Century.
(a) Sixteenth
(b) Eighteenth
(c) Seventeenth
(d) Nineteenth
► (b) Eighteenth

3. Which of the following is not the literary source
(a) Travelogue
(b) Coin
(c) Inscriptions
(d) Manuscripts
► (b) Coin

4. New foods and beverages arrived in the subcontinent were
(a) Potatoes, pulses, chillies, cabbage and coffee
(b) Potatoes, corn, chillies, pulses and coffee
(c) Potatoes, maize, chillies, maize and wheat
(d) Potatoes, corn, chillies, tea and coffee
► (d) Potatoes, corn, chillies, tea and coffee

5. There was no printing press earlier so the writers copied manuscripts by _______.
(a) paper
(b) hands
(c) pen
(d) prints
► (b) hands

6. Who brought the teachings of holy Quran to India?
(a) Merchants and Migrants 
(b) Merchants and Hindus
(c) Merchants and Kshatiyas
(d) Migrants and Sikhs
► (a) Merchants and Migrants 

7. The fourteenth-century chronicler Ziyauddin Barani wrote his chronicle first in _____.
(a) 1256
(b) 1556
(c) 1456
(d) 1356
► (d) 1356

8. The Shia Muslims who believed that the Prophets Son-in-law was the legitimate leader of Muslim community.
(a) Ali
(b) Akbar
(c) Khan bahadur
(d) Baba Adam
► (a) Ali

9. An influential wealthy individual who supports another person - an artist, a crafts person, a learned man, or a noble is called a ______.
(a) Rajputs
(b) Muslims
(c) Hindus
(d) Patron
► (d) Patron

10. ______ was a fourteenth-century chronicler.
(a) Ziyauddin Baruni
(b) Minhaj-I Siraj
(c) Siraj Khan
(d) Sultan
► (a) Ziyauddin Baruni

11. Which of the following is the holy book of Muslims?
(a) Geeta
(b) Ramayan
(c) Guru granth sahib
(d) Quran
► (d) Quran

12. Who said -"Common people do not know Sanskrit, only Brahmans do"?
(a) Siraj
(b) Akbar
(c) Birbal
(d) Amir Khusro
► (d) Amir Khusro

13. ________ were collected by wealthy people, rulers, monasteries and temples.
(a) Costly things
(b) Document
(c) Manuscripts
(d) None of these
► (c) Manuscripts

14. _________, is a name derived from Rajaputra - the son of a Ruler, a body of warriors who claimed Kshatriya caste status.
(a) Shudras
(b) Hindus
(c) Kshtriya
(d) Rajputs
► (d) Rajputs

15. Who coined the term Hindustan in the thirteenth century?
(a) Al-Idrisi
(b) Babur
(c) Akbar
(d) Al-Rasid
► (b) Babur

16. _____ framed their own rules and regulations to manage the conduct of their members.
(a) Shudras
(b) Jatis
(c) Ahom
(d) Kayastha
► (b) Jatis

17. The people who copied manuscripts by hand we known as
(a) Sribe
(b) Scribes
(c) Scene
(d) Series
► (b) Scribes

18. Which of the language was used in Andhra Pradesh according to Amir khusrau
(a) Kashmiri
(b) Sindhi
(c) Telangani
(d) Lahori
► (c) Telangani

19. Name the groups who asserted their political importance during period between 700 to 1750?
(a) Marathas, Sikhs, Jats, Kashmiri, and Kshatriya
(b) Marathas, Sikhs, Jats, Muslims, and Shudras
(c) Marathas, Sikhs, Jats, Muslims and Punjabi
(d) Marathas, Sikhs, Jats, Ahoms, and Kayastha
► (d) Marathas, Sikhs, Jats, Ahoms, and Kayastha

20. What led to the migration of forest dwellers in the 8th century?
(a) Demotion of agriculture
(b) Trees cut
(c) Gradual clearing of forests, Extension of agriculture
(d) Soil damage
► (c) Gradual clearing of forests, Extension of agriculture

21. People of different regions - Gauda, Andhra, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat - apparently fled before his ______.
(a) Tax payers
(b) Armies
(c) Peasants
(d) Sellers
► (b) Armies

22. The periods in which British historians divided the Indian history.
(a) Hindu, Muslims and Shudras periods
(b) Hindu, Muslims and Christians periods
(c) Hindu, Muslims and British periods
(d) Hindu, Muslims and Sikhs periods
► (c) Hindu, Muslims and British periods
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