Ancient Indian History MCQ Test – SET 4 :: Competitive Exams

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Q1.Which among the following Ashokan inscriptions mentions the name Ashoka?

[A] Bhabru Edict
[B] Maski Edict
[C] Puranas
[D] Junagarh Inscription

Correct Answer: B [ Maski Edict ]

Q2.Which of the following rivers was known as “Drishdvati” in Vedic Era?

[A] Ravi
[B] Chenab
[C] Jhelum
[D] Ghagghar

Correct Answer: D [Ghagghar]

Q3.Which of the following Vedas is sometimes referred as the “Veda of magical formulas”?

[A] Rig-Veda
[B] Samveda
[C] Yajurveda
[D] Atharvaveda

Correct Answer: D [ Atharvaveda ]

Q4.Consider the following statements:

1.The Sittars or Siddhars were monotheistic and condemned idolatry
2.Sittars insisted on absolute surrender to Vishnu
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer: A [ 1 Only]

Q5.What was a fortified town or city called in 6th century B.C?

[A] Pura
[B] Nigama
[C] Nagarka
[D] Rajdhani

Correct Answer: A [Pura]

Q6.The republican states in ancient India which had a unitary character were known as?

[A] Janapadas
[B] Sangha
[C] Nigamas
[D] Mahajanapadas

Correct Answer: C [Nigamas]

Q7.Which of the following areas were under the Hellenistic Kings?

[A] Taxila
[B] Nalanda
[C] Afghanistan
[D] Ujjain

Correct Answer: A [Taxila]

Q8.Which of the following was the most famous and prominent Pratihara kings?

[A] Harichandra
[B] Nagabhatta I
[C] Vatsaraja
[D] Nagabhatta II

Correct Answer: B [Nagabhatta I]

Q9.The writers named Prithusvami, Bhattotpala and Vijavanandi belong to which of the following centuries?

[A] 9th
[B] 10th
[C] 11th
[D] 12th

Correct Answer: B [10th]

Q10.What was a fortified town or city called in 6th century B.C?

[A] Pura
[B] Nigama
[C] Nagarka
[D] Rajdhani

Correct Answer: A [Pura]

Q11.Which of the following was the contemporary of both Buddha and Mahavira?

[A] Bimbisara
[B] Ashoka
[C] Chadragupta Maurya
[D] Bindusara

Correct Answer: A [Bimbisara]

Q12.Buddha took his last meal in the capital city of which of the following mahajanapada?

[A] Mallas
[B] Vajji
[C] Cheti
[D] Vatsa

Correct Answer: A [Mallas]

Q13.Karle Chaitya in the western Deccan belongs to which of the following period?

[A] Kanvas
[B] Shungas
[C] Satavahanas
[D] Kushans

Correct Answer: C [Satavahanas]

Q14Which of the following Pala ruler founded the Vikramshila monastery?

[A] Devapala
[B] Gopala
[C] Ramapala
[D] Dharmapala

Correct Answer: D [Dharmapala]

Q15.Which of the following wrote Sarasvali?

[A] Prithusvami
[B] Bhattotpala
[C] Vijavanandi
[D] Kalyanavarman

Correct Answer: D [Kalyanavarman]

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