Quiz 168: Indian History for Civil Services Examinations

1. In ancient India, which dynasty issued the largest number of Gold coins?
[A] Guptas
[B] Mauryas
[C] Cholas
[D] Nandas

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2. Aihole is called the cradle of Indian temple architecture. Which among the following dynasty is related to the construction of magnificent temples in Aihole?
[A] Chalukya
[B] Chola
[C] Chera
[D] None of the above

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3. Who among the following has been described by Banabhatta as “a lion to the Huna deer’?
[A] Harshavardhana
[B] Prabhakarvardhana
[C] Grahavarmana
[D] None of the above

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4. Which among the following place is related to coronation of Chola Kings?
[A] Tanjaur
[B] Vellur
[C] Chidambaram
[D] Madras

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5. The capital of Chola empire was Thanjavur (Tanjore), where Brihadeshwara temple was constructed by ___________?
[A] Rajednra Chola I
[B] Rajaraja Chola I
[C] Krishnan Raman
[D] Venkata Raman

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6. Who among the following is said to have crossed the Vindhyas in the later Vedic age and aryanise the south ?
[A] Parashara
[B] Agatsya
[C] Jamadagni
[D] Vasistha

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7. Which among the following is the most important work of Tamil Literature of Sangam Period (sometimes also referred as Bible of the Tamil land)?
[A] Thirukkural
[B] Purananuru
[C] Malaipatukatam
[D] None of the above

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8. Who among the following is compiled the work ” Ravanavadham”?
[A] Bhatti
[B] Kalidasa
[C] Bhasa
[D] Banabhatta

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9. Dwarasamudra was the capital of which of the following dynasties?
[A] Hoysala
[B] Satavahana
[C] Pandyas
[D] Cholas

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10. Which among the following have been proved to be the best source of info regarding ancient India?
[A] Religious literature
[B] inscriptions
[C] coins
[D] monumnets

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    1. The capital of pakistan till 1959?

    2.Author of the book "INDIA WINS FREEDOM" ?

    3. CHARAK was the famous court physician of ?

  • surya
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    1. The capital of pakistan till 1959?

    Ans: Karachi

    2.Author of the book "INDIA WINS FREEDOM" ?

    Ans:Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

    3. CHARAK was the famous court physician of

    Ans: Kanishka

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