Quiz 216: Ancient India History for Civil Services Pre & Public Service Examinations

1. During the reign of which of the following some Yavans’ or Greeks were converted to the Vaishnava Cult?
[A] Shungas
[B] Nandas
[C] Shakas
[D] Satavahans

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2. The earliest epigraphic evidence for the existence of the Bhagavata cult is found in Madhya Pradesh which is the Garuda pillar inscription of Besnagar. It was erected by whom?
[A] Heliodorus
[B] Vijayamitra
[C] Kanishka
[D] Ashoka

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3. Who among the following is considered to organize a confederacy of 10 tribes or Kings against Sudas?
[A] Vashishta
[B] Vishawamitra
[C] Puru
[D] Agatsya

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4. Which among the following is incorrect regarding Kushanas?
[A] They originated from Central Asia
[B] They were derivative of Yuezhi tribe
[C] The Ancestors of Kushanas were easternmost speakers of Indo-Greek languages
[D] All are correct

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5. Meander who was an Indo Greek king accepted which of the following religion ?
[A] Janism
[B] Buddhism
[C] Jainism
[D] Islam

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6. Which among the following are correct about Chola King Rajendra Chola1?
[A] He built a temple for Siva at Gangaikonda Cholapuram
[B] He also built Tanjore Brihadisvara temple
[C] He built Tanjore Brihadisvara temple for a tribute to his father
[D] None of the above

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7. which among the following sentence is incorrect about Rajadhiraja Chola I?
[A] He was a born fighter son of Rajendra Chola I
[B] He died in the battle of Koppan fighting with Chalukyas
[C] He assumed the title of Parakesari
[D] All are correct

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8. Which among the following is incorrect about Devdasis?
[A] According to Paes, devdasis held a highly respectable position in Vijayanagar society
[B] Devdasis system came into existence during vijaynagar era only
[C] Devdasis means the girls were married to deities
[D] All are correct

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9. The regions where the Aryans settled in India was called Saptasindhu , which was pronounced as haptahindu as well. What was the other term used for this area?
[A] Mahabharata
[B] Aryavarta
[C] Pataliputra
[D] Brahmavarta

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10. Which among the following is Incorrect regarding the early Vedic religion?
[A] They didn’t believe in Idol worship and believed in one supreme god indeed
[B] The Vedic god were classified into three categories- Terrestrial , Atmospheric and Celestial
[C] The people used to worship of spiritual reasons
[D] None of the above

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  • Shonit
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    Please note that in Q18. the term is Vishti which meant forced labour. Hence the question should be What was the meaning of Vishti and not Victim