MCQs for Class 7 History Chapter 2 “New Kings and Kingdoms”

NCERT Class 7 History Chapter 2 “New Kings and Kingdoms” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

New Kings and Kingdoms MCQs – Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 7 History Book Chapter 2 New Kings and Kingdoms. Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference.

Q1. Many new dynasties emerged after the ………………century?

A. 9th
B. 10th
C. 7th
D. 5th

Q2. By the seventh century there were……… in different regions of the subcontinent.

A. Big rulers
B. Dacoits
C. big landlords or warrior chiefs
D. Priests

Q3.   A ritual called hiranya-garbha (literally, the golden womb) was considered as the ……?

A. “Rebirth” of the sacrificer as a Kshatriya
B. Rebirth as a brahman
C. Sacrificial performance
D. None

Q4. The Kadamba Mayurasharman and the GurjaraPratihara Harichandra were ………..who gave up their traditional professions and took to arms?

A. Vaishyas
B. Brahmans
C. Kshatriyas
D. Shudras

Q5.  Maharaja-adhiraja stands for ……..?

A. Great king
B. Lord of the three worlds
C. The creator
D. The protector

Q6. Tribhuvana-chakravartin stands for ……?

A. Great king
B. Lord of the three worlds
C. The creator
D. The protector

Q7. The functionaries for collecting revenue were generally recruited from ……., and positions were often hereditary

A. Royal families
B. Local families
C. influential families
D. All

Q8. Prashastis were composed by ………

A. Administrators
B. Historians
C. Teachers
D. Brahmanas

Q9. Kings often rewarded Brahmanas by grants of land. These were recorded on ……………?  

A. Paper
B. Iron boards
C. copper plates
D. Bronze plates

Q10. What was the other name of the great lord of a ‘circle’ or region?

A. Samantas
B. Subordinates
C. Maha-mandaleshvara
D. King

Q11. Which new dynasty developed in eastern part of the country?

A. Cholas
B. Palas
C. Chahamanas
D. Rashtrakutas

Q12. Who were expected to bring gifts for their kings in the 17th century?

A. Samantas
B.  Overlords
C. Maha-samantas
D. Maha-mandaleshvara

Q13. When were Samantas declared Maha-samantas?

A. When they bring gifts for their kings
B. When they provide kings with military support
C. When they gain power and wealth
D. None of the above

Q14. From whom was the Revenue also collected?

A. Traders
B. Merchants
C. Peasants
D. Artisans

Q15. What is Vetti?

A. Rent
B.. Tax
C. Revenue
D. None

Q16. What was the use of money collected from taxes?

A. To finance the kings’ establishment
B. Construction of temples and forts
C. To fight wars
D. All of these

Q17. Prashastis tell us how rulers wanted to depict themselves as

A. Leader
B. Valiant victorious warriors
C. Achiever
D. All of these

Q18. In which language was the prashasti found in Gwalior written?

A. Hindi
B. English
C. Sanskrit
D. Urdu

Q19. Who was Nagabhata?

A. Gupta ruler
B. Chakrayudha
C. Malava
D. Pratihara king

Q20. The person who received the land could collect taxes on

A. Betel leaves
B. Woven clothes
C. Vehicles
D. All of these

Q21. Who invaded the Somnath temple in Gujarat?

A. Akbar
B. Muhammad Ghori
C. Mahmud Ghazni
D. None of them

Q22. Who ruled in Tamil Nadu?

A. Cholas
B. Chalukyas
C. Rashtrakutas
D. None of these

Q23. From Uraiyur to Thanjavur 5.1.1 Muttaraiyar held power in this delta region:

A. Kaveri
B. Krishna
C. Mahanadi
D. Godavari

Q24. Who built Thanjavur?

A. Vijayalaya Chola
B. Sultan Muhammad Ghazni
C. Rajendra
D. None

Q25. Who was the first Emperor of the Cholas?

A. Vijayalaya Chola
B. Rajendra Chola
C. Aditya Chola
D. Uttam Chola

Q26. Which state were the Chalukyas concerned in?

A. Tamil Nadu
B. Kashmir
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Karnataka

Q27. Which river was used for the agriculture purpose by the Cholas?

A. Sindh
B. Ganga
C. Kaveri
D. Yamuna

Q28. During the Chola period, temples were also the hub of…..?

A. Social life
B. Cultural life
C. Economic life
D. All

Q29. When was the first battle of Tarain fought?

A. 1193
B. 1191
C. 1194
D. 1195

Q30. Who were the Rashtrakutas subordinate to?

A. Cheras
B. Cholas
C. Chalukyas
D. None

Answer key for Class 7 History Book Chapter 2 “New Kings and KingdomsMCQs



Question No. Answer Question No. Answer
1 C 16 D
2 C 17 B
3 A 18 C
4 B 19 D
5 A 20 D
6 B 21 C
7 C 22 A
8 D 23 A
9 C 24 A
10 C 25 A
11 B 26 D
12 A 27 C
13 C 28 D
14 A 29 A
15 B 30 C



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