MCQ Questions for Class 12 History Chapter 5 Through the Eyes of Travellers: Perceptions of Society with Answers

Question 1.
Which of these French travellers came to during 17th century?
(a) Al-Biruni
(b) Ibn-Battuta
(c) Abul Fail
(d) Fra ncois Bernier


Answer: (d) Francois Bernier

Question 2.
Who among the following belonged to Morocco?
(a) Ibn Battuta
(b) Al-Biruni
(c) Francois Bernier
(d) Abdul Samarandi


Answer: (a) Ibn Battuta

Question 3.
Who Wrote ‘Kitab-ul-Hind’?
(a) Callin Mcenzie
(b) Al-Biruni
(c) Abdul Samad Lahori
(d) lbn-Battuta


Answer: (b) Al-Biruni

Question 4.
Islamic Law is known as ________
(a) Shariya
(b) Samr
(c) Ulema
(d) All of these


Answer: (a) Shariya

Question 5.
Ibn Battuta remained in India for ________
(a) 12
(b) 14
(e) 16
(d) 18


Answer: (a) 12

Question 6.
Which of the following cities, according to Ibn-Battut a, was the largest?
(a) Surat
(b) Delhi
(c) Daulatabad
(d) Agra


Answer: (b) Delhi

Question 7.
Who wrote the book, “Travells In The Mughal Empire”?
(a) Francois Bernier
(b) John Marshall
(c) Callin Mcenzie
(d) James Princep


Answer: (a) Francois Bernier

Question 8.
Which among the following was the book written by Al-Biruni?
(a) Rihla
(b) Kitab-ul-Hind
(c) Discovery of India
(d) Arthashastra


Answer: (d) Kitab-ul-Hind

Question 9.
Choose the correct option:
Who founded Delhi as a city full of exciting opportunities?
(a) Jbn-Battuta
(b) Al-Biruni
(c) Francois Bernier
(d) Karl Marx


Answer: (a) Ibn-Battuta

Question 10.
Choose the correct option:
(a) Ibn-Battuta travelled extensively in China.
(b) Al-Biruni found the Indian cities quite populated.
(c) Al-Biruni was greatly influenced by the Indian postal system.
(d) According to Ibn-Battuta. crown ownership of land was quite disasterous for farmers.


Answer: (d) According to Thn-Battuta, crown ownership of land was quite disasterous for farmers.

Question 11.
Consider the following statements.
1. Montesquieu used Bernier’s accounts to develop his idea of oriental despotism.
2. Bernier gave a detailed report on rural society.
3. According to Bernier, crown ownership of land was good for peasants.
4. Bernier onsidered Indian King was the king of beggars.
Which of the given statement is/are correct?
(a) 1, 2, 3, 4
(b) 1, 2, 3
(c) 1, 2, 4
(d) 2, 3, 4


Answer: (c) 1, 2, 4

Question 12.
Consider the following:

1. Al-Birunii. Rihla
2. Ibn-Battutaii. Kitab-ul-Hind
3. Francois Bernieriii. Travels in Mughal Empire

Correctly match them.
(a) 1 – (ii), 2 – (i), 3 – (iii)
(b) 1 – (i), 2 – (ii), 3 – (iii)
(c) I – (iii), 2 – (i), 3 – (iii)
(ci) 1 – (ii), 2 – (iii), 3 – (i)


Answer: (a) 1 – (ii), 2 – (i), 3 – (iii)


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