CUET History mock test 2023 for free

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CUET History mock test 2023 for free
CUET History mock test 2023 for free

The below CUET History mock test consist of 50 questions as per the CUET exam pattern and completely based on History syllabus , among them you will need to answer 40 questions in actual exam in 45 min . The answer key is also provided at the end of the below mock test . We advice you to attempt the below CUET commerce mock test in a time limit of 45 min as per the actual exam time , so that it will help you to improve your time management skill .

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The answer key is given at the end :

  1. Who among the following was the author of book‘The Story of Indian Archaeology’?
    A. R.E.M. Wheeler B. John Marshall
    C. S.N. Roy D. Rakhal Das Bannerjee
  2. Which one among the following religious practices was seemed to be unfamiliar and unusual with the Harrapan culture?
    A. Mother Goddess B. Priest King
    C. Yogic posture seal D. Sanskritic Yajnas
  3. Which of the following is the oldest stupa in India and was commissioned by the Mauryan King Ashoka?
    A. Shanti Stupa B. Amaravati Stupa
    C. Sanchi Stupa D. Nagarjuna Konda Stupa
  4. Which one of the following aspects describe the meaning of ‘Tirthankaras’ in Jainism?
    A. Supreme Being who is the incarnation of God
    B. Those who guide men and women across the river of existence.
    C. Those who follow the path of Vedanta asceticism
    D. Those who know the ultimate truth and dharma
  5. Which of the following empire issued gold coins for the very first time in first century CE?
    A. Gupta Empire B. Maurya Empire
    C. Kushana Empire D. Yaudheya Empire
  6. Which of the following city of the Harappan Civilization was exclusively devoted to craft production of Shell objects?
    A. Kotdiji B. Kalibangan
    C. Manda D. Chanhudaro
  7. The composition of the Mahabharata has been traditionally attributed to a Rishi. Identify his name from the following options.
    A. Rishi Kanada B. Rishi Kapil
    C. Rishi Agastya D. Rishi Vyasa
  8. Who among the following travelled in Vijayanagar Empire in the fifteenth century and was greatly impressed by the fortification of the empire?
    A. Duarte Barbosa B. Abdur Razzak
    C. Colin Mackenzie D. Domingo Paes
  1. Which of the following statement is correct regarding Mahnavami Dibba?
    A. Mahnavami Dibba was part of ‘The King’s Palace Complex’.
    B. Mahnavami Dibba was a part of Sacred centre.
    C. Mahnavami Dibba was a ‘Counselling Hall’
    D. Mahnavami Dibba was a “Discussion Hall
  2. Krishnadeva Raya belonged to which of the following dynasties?
    A. Sangama B. Tuluva
    C. Aravidu D. Suluva
  3. Who among the following Gurus of Sikhs compiled ‘Guru Adi Granth Sahib’?
    A. Guru Teg Bahadur B. Guru Arjan Dev
    C. Guru Nanak Dev D. Guru Gobind Singh
  4. Why is the Harappan script called enigmatic? Choose the correct reason from the following options:
    A. It resembles the Hieroglyphic script of Egypt.
    B. It had too many symbols, between 600 and 1000 in number.
    C. It was written from left to right.
    D. Its script remains undeciphered till date
  5. Who among the following was the best-known ruler of the Satavahana dynasty?
    A. Yagnasri Satakarni B. Simuka Satakarni
    C. Gotamiputra Satakarni D. Vasisthaputra Satakarni
  6. Who among the following was the author of the book ‘Arthashastra’?
    A. Bimbisar B. Ajatshatru
    C. Chanakya D. Bindusar
  7. Which of the following languages were spoken by Rayas and Nayakas in the Vijayanagar empire?
    A. Malayalam and Telugu
    B. Kannada and Telugu
    C. Tamil and Telugu
    D. Sanskrit and Telugu
  8. Who among the following Begums provided money for the preservation of the Sanchi stupa?
    A. Shahjehan Begum B. Nur Jahan Begum
    C. Rukaiyya Begum D. Nur-un-Nissa Begum
  9. Which of the following options given in Sangam text accurately describes ‘Vellalar’ and ‘Adimai’, as two categories of peasants in south Indian villages.
    A. Vellelar, a ploughman and adimai as landowner
    B. Vellelar a landowner and adimai a peasant
    C. Vellelar a Peasant and adimai a land lord
    D. Vellelar a landowner and adimai a slave
  1. Which of the following pairs associated with Buddha’s symbolic representation is incorrect?
    A. Empty seat – Meditation of Buddha
    B. Wheel – Sermon of Buddha
    C. Bodhi Tree – Birth of Buddha
    D. Stupa – Mahaparinibbana
  2. Two statements are given in the question below as
    Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the appropriate option.
    Assertion (A) : From c. 500 BCE norms were compiled in Sanskrit texts known as the Dharmasutras and Dharmashastras.
    Reason (R) : Brahmanas laid the codes of social behaviour for the society in general.
    Options:

    A. Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
    B. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
    C. (A) is true, but (R) is false
    D. (A) is false, but (R) is true
  3. He was called as ‘Devenampiya and Piyadassi’. He ruled the Indian subcontinent from c. 268 to 232 BCE. He is remembered for the propagation of Dhamma. Who among the following ruler has been described in the above information?
    A. Ashoka B. Chandragupta Maurya
    C. Samudra Gupta D. Ajatshatru
  1. Which among the following is not the distinctive pottery of the Indus people?
    A. Black and Red ware B. Glazed
    C. Painted Grey ware D. Poly chrome
  1. Which of the following was the capital of Magadh?
    A. Avanti B. Rajgir
    C. Ujjain D. Taxila
  2. Given below are two statements, one labelled as
    Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).
    Assertion (A) : Archaeologists suggest that in the northeastern corner of the urban core rich traders lived.
    Reason (R) : Numerous tombs, mosques, and fine Chinese porcelain have been found here.
    A. Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
    B. Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
    C. (A) is correct, but (R) is not correct
    D. (R) is correct, but (A) is not correct
  1. With which Mughal Emperor can we associate ‘Alamgir Nama’?
    A. Aurangzeb B. Shah Jahan
    C. Humanyun D. Jahangir
  1. Which one of the following items was not used by the Indus valley people as their staple diet?
    A. Dairy Products B. Dates
    C. Wheat D. Refined Sugar
  1. Mahatma Gandhi illustrated his tactical wisdom by picking on salt monopoly. Which of the following statement (s) is/are correct to prove this?
    1. State monopoly over salt was deeply unpopular.
    2. People were forbidden from making salt for even domestic use.
    3. Salt was not an essential item. Choose the correct option:
      A. (1) and (2) only B. (2) and (3) only
      C. (1), (2) and (3) D. (2) only
  2. Who among the following declared—Separate Electorate was a ‘poison that has entered the body politic of our country’?
    A. G.B. Pant B. Sardar Patel
    C. R.V. Dhulekar D. Begum Aizaz Rasul
  3. Ibn Battuta informs that the Sultan had fixed Wednesday for freeing male slaves, Friday for freeing female slaves and Saturday for marrying men slaves to female slaves. Identify the Sultan.
    A. Balban
    B. Alauddin Khalji
    C. Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
    D. Firuz Shah Tughlaq
  4. In the Bayana Hoard, coins of which Gupta ruler have been found in the highest number?
    A. Chandragupta-I B. Samudragupta
    C. Chandragupta-II D. Kumaragupta-I
  1. Given below are two statements : One is labelled as
    Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).
    Assertion (A) : When the All India Women’s Conference began their campaign in support of the Child Marriage Res-traint Bill (1929), Sister Subbalakshmi gave evidence before the Joshi Committee about the harmful effects of youthful marriages.
    Reasons (R) : Mithuben Petit, a social worker who became leading trade unionist, organized the Seva Mandir to work among the poor. In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

    A. Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
    B. Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A) 2751 (SP)—1-II
    C. (A) is correct, but (R) is not correct
    D. (A) is not correct, but (R) is correct
  1. Who was the first elected president of the All India Depressed Classes Association formed in 1926?
    A. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
    B. Rao Bahaddur M.C. Rajah
    C. Bhaskarrao Jadhav
    D. Jagjivan Ram
  2. Poems classified as upadesha rupaka (didactic metaphors) in Marathi bhakti poetry were known as:
    A. Bharud B. Abhang
    C. Palana D. Vachana
  3. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
    A. Colonial sources cited the Rebellion of 1857 as ‘sepoy mutiny’
    B. Syed Ahmad Khan focussed on the loyalty of Muslims towards British rulers in the 1857
    Rebellion
    C. The English ‘Free Traders’ supported the East India Company’s monopoly in India and condemned the Indian chieftains for rebelling against the company
    D. R.C. Majumdar refused to accept the 1857 Rebellion as the ‘First War of Independence’
  4. Who was the first president of the All India Trade Union Congress founded on 31 August, 1920?
    A. Lala Lajpat Rai B. Diwan Chaman Lal
    C. Joseph Baptista D. N.M. Joshi
  5. Digambar Biswas and Bishnu Biswas led which of the following movements in 1859-60?
    A. Munda Rebellion B. Kuka Revolt
    C. Indigo Revolt D. Faraizi Movement
  6. Who among the following was not associated with the Lahore resolution adopted by the Muslim League on 23 March, 1940?
    A. Khizar Hayat Khan B. Sikandar Hayat Khan
    C. Fazlul Huq D. Khaliquzzaman
  7. In 1936, which of the following created an ‘Antiimperialist Peoples Front’ within the Congress?
    A. R.P. Dutt and Ben Bradley
    B. Subhash Chandra Bose
    C. Sixth Comintern Congress
    D. Phillip Spratt
  1. The rulers of Lodi dynasty were:
    A. Pure Afghans B. Pure Turks
    C. Timurid Turks D. None of these
  1. Given below are two statements : One is labelled as
    Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).
    Assertion (A) : It was within the political and cultural framework that Bharatendu Harishchandra created and developed his own brand of nationalist thinking and writing.
    Reason (R) : Being a subject of the British raj, Bharatendu Harishchandra saw no contradiction in the co-existence of loyalty to the rulers and fierce patriotism.
    In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

    A. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
    B. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
    C. (A) is true, but (R) is false
    D. (A) is false, but (R) is true
  1. Given below are two statements : One is labelled as
    Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).
    Assertion (A) : Colonial Science was inextricably woven into the whole fabric of colonialism.
    Reason (R) : Colonial Science did not come in a neat package; the claims of univer-sality and the utility of Science messed up its identity. In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

    A. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
    B. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
    C. (A) is true, but (R) is false
    D. (A) is false, but (R) is true
  1. Paint out the incorrect statement:
    A. Harappan probably did not practise canal irrigation
    B. Whether or not the plough was used is controversial
    C. Pesticides were invariably used
    D. Enough surplus food was produced to feed the town dwellers
  2. Which of the following was not an item of import for the Indus people?
    A. Tin B. Copper
    C. Textile D. Lapis Liazuli
  1. Indus seals:
    A. were purely secular in character
    B. were used as means of exchange by Harappans
    C. reveal their religions character
    D. were exported in big numbers

Directions (Qs. No. 44-47): Read the following text and answer the following questions:
Apart from wives, numerous male and female slaves populated the Mughal household. The tasks they performed varied from the most mundane to those requiring skill, tact and intelligence. Slave eunuchs (khwajasara) moved between the external and Apart from wives, numerous male and female slaves populated the Mughal household. The tasks they performed varied from the most mundane to those requiring skill, tact and intelligence. Slave eunuchs (khwajasara) moved between the external and internal life of the household as guards, servants, and also as agents for women dabbling in commerce.
After Nur Jahan, Mughal queens and princesses began to control significant financial resources. Shah Jahan’s daughters Jahanara and Roshanara enjoyed an annual income often equal to that of high imperial mansabdars. Jahanara, in addition, received revenues from the port city of Surat, which was a lucrative centre of overseas trade. Control over resources enabled important women of the Mughal household to commission buildings and gardens. Jahanara participated in many architectural projects of Shah Jahan’s new capital, Shahjahanabad (Delhi). Among these was an imposing double-storeyed caravanserai with a courtyard and garden. The bazaar of Chandni Chowk, the throbbing centre of Shahjahanabad, was designed by Jahanara.

  1. “Mughal Empire was very prosperous during the reign of Shah Jahan.” Which of the following statement justifies it?
    A. Nur Jahan began to have control over financial resources
    B. Jahanara and Roshanara had a very high annual income
    C. Roshanara spent a large part of her income in building of a caravanserai
    D. Roshanara made a huge profit from the lucrative overseas trade
  2. Mughal queens and princesses were able to participate in economic activities despite being confined to the harem because:
    A. Male slaves helped them in the economic activities
    B. Slave eunuchs acted as agents for them
    C. Mansabdars were deputed to help them in these activities
    D. Female slaves helped them in the economic activities
  3. Jahanara Begum defied all stereotypes associated with women.” Which of the following statement justifies this?
    A. She took complete charge of the Mughal household
    B. She participated in domestic conspiracies
    C. She commissioned and participated in many architectural projects in Shahjanabad
    D. She controlled significant financial resources
  4. In what way(s) did Jahanara contribute towards the growth of trade?
    (i) By building the port city of Surat
    (ii) By helping Shahjahan in building his capital at Agra
    (iii) By building a double storeyed caravanserai in Delhi
    (iv) By designing the Chandini Chowk market
    Choose the correct option:

    A. Only (i) B. Only (i), (ii)
    C. Only (iii) and (iv) D. Only (iii)
  5. Choose the correct option:
    The European traveller who has given a detailed description of the practice of Sati.

    A. Jean Baptiste Tavernier B. Manucci
    C. Francois Bernier D. Roberto Nobili
  6. Find out from the following pairs which one is correctly matched:
    A. Akbar Nama : Abdul Hamid Lahori
    B. Badshah Nama : Zahiruddin Babur
    C. Humayun Nama : Gulbadan Begum
    D. Babur Nama: Abul Fazl Allami
  7. Consider the following events:
    1. Cabinet Mission
    2. Cripps Mission
    3. Khilafat Movement
    4. Pakistan Resolution
      The correct chronological order of these events is:

      A. 4, 3, 2, 1 B. 4, 3, 1, 2
      C. 3, 4, 1, 2 D. 3, 4, 2, 1

CUET History Mock test answer key :

Question
Number
AnswerQuestion
Number
Answer
1C26A
2D27B
3C28C
4B29C
5C30C
6C31B
7D32A
8B33C
9A34A
10B35C
11B36A
12D37A
13C38A
14C39A
15B40A
16A41C
17D42C
18C43B
19A44D
20A45A
21C46A
22B47D
23B48C
24A49C
25D50D

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