(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper 2021-22: History

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(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper 2021-22 : History

Sample Question Paper (Term-1) 2021-22

Subject Name : History

Subject Code: 27

Time Allowed: 90

Minutes Maximum Marks: 40


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. Who among the following was the first Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)?

A. Alexender Cunningham

B. Harold Hargreaves

C. Daya Ram Sahni.

D. John Marshall

3. 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

4. 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

5. Which one of the following aspects describes 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. Who among the following was the composer of ‘Prayaga Prashasti’?

A. Kalidasa

B. Kalhana

C. Harisena

D. Banabhatta

9. In the domestic architecture of Harappa there were no windows in the walls along the ground level. Identify the possible cause mentioned by the archaeologists from the following options.

A. It was a custom.

B. To maintain privacy.

C. No concern of ventilation.

D. Part of unplanned process.

10. The composition of the Mahabharata has been traditionally attributed to a Rishi. Identify his name from the following options.

A. Rishi Kanada

B. Rishi Kapila

C. Rishi Agastya

D. Rishi Vyasa

11. 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

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