Quiz 259: Indian History

1.The battle of Aliwal was fought between which of the following?
(A)English and Marathas
(B)English and Nawab of Awadh
(C)English and Sikhs
(D)English and Tipu Sultan
(E)English and Mahad ji Scindhia

2.Who among the following assumed the title of Islam Shah Suri, ?
(A)Shershah Suri
(B)Jalal Khan
(C)Firuz Shah Suri
(D)Ibrahim Khan Suri
(E)None of them,

3.Kavi Vatsal was a title assumed by a king belonging to which of the following dynasties?
(A)Pushyabhuti
(B)Pallava
(C)Maurya
(D)Satavahana
(E)Chola

4.We have read that the writing in the Indus valley Civilization was Boustrophedon. This means that ______?
(A)It was written left to right
(B)It was written right to left
(C)It was written left to right and right to left in alternate lines
(D)It was written up to down
(E)none of them

5.Discovered in 1967-68 by J.P. Joshi, the fifth largest Harappan site in the Indian subcontinent, and one of the latest has been found at which of the following places?
(A)Banawali
(B)Rakhigarhi
(C)Rupnagar
(D)Dholavira
(E)Surkotada

6.At which of the following harappan sites, an Inkpot has been discovered?
(A)Banawali
(B)Kalibangan
(C)Mohen jo Dero
(D)Chanhudaro
(E)Lothal

7.Which of the following two towns of Indus valley Civilization were located on the bank of Ghagghar River?
(A)Harappa & Rojari
(B)Harappa & Mohen jo Dero
(C)Kalibanga and Banwali
(D)Rangpur and Surkotda
(E)Kalibanga and Lothal

8.Which among the following was referred to as Buvan Chakshu in Early vedic era?
(A)Earth
(B)Fire
(C)Water
(D)Moon
(E)Sun

9.”Painted Grey ware” was used in which of the following era?
(A)Early Vedic Era
(B)Later Vedic Era
(C)Harappan Era
(D)None of Them
(E)All of them

10.Which among the following is a ritualistic Veda?
(A)Yajurveda
(B)Rigveda
(C)Sama Veda
(D)Atharvaveda
(E)None of them

11.Who among the following belonged to Sakya clan of Kshatriyas?
(A)Gautam Buddha
(B)Mahavir jain
(C)Chandragupta Maurya
(D)Rishabhnath
(E)None of them

12.In which of the following Buddhist Councils , the compilation of Dhamma Pitaka and Sutta Pitaka took Place?
(A)First Buddhist Council
(B)Second Buddhist Council
(C)Third Buddhist Council
(D)Fourth Buddhist Council
(E)None of them

13.Which of the following religious text is written in the form of questions and answers?
(A)Vinaya Pitaka
(B)Sutta Pitaka
(C)Abhidhamma Pitaka
(D)Prakirnas
(E)None of them

14.Which pillar edict of Asoka is longest of all pillars?
(A)Second
(B)Fifth
(C)Sixth
(D)Seventh
(E)Fourth

15.The 13th Rock edict of Asoka which is longest among all the rock edicts describes which of the following?
(A)Policy of Dhamma
(B)Kalinga war
(C)Toleration among sects
(D)Purpose of rock edicts
(E)None of them

16.Who among the following erected a monastery stupa at Peshawar ?
(A)Asoka
(B)Kanishka
(C)Bimbisara
(D)Sri Gupta
(E)Chandra Gupta Vikramaditya

17.Who among the following granted permission to Buddhist King of Ceylon Meghavarman to build a Monastery at Bodh Gaya?
(A)Chandra gupta Virkramaditya
(B)Samudra Gupta
(C)Skand Gupta
(D)Kumara Gupta
(E)None of them

18.Which of the following dynasties was founded by Mayur Sarman?
(A)Gang
(B)Pallava
(C)Kadamba
(D)Chalukya
(E)None of them

19.Sakambhari near Ajmer is a place related to emergence of which of the following dynasties?
(A)Gahadwals
(B)Parmars
(C)Pratiharas
(D)Chauhanas
(E)Rashtrakutas

20.Karkota Dynasty was confined to which of the following areas?
(A)Kannauj
(B)Kashmir
(C)Deccan
(D)Gujarat
(E)None of them

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    hai,this is Rajashekar Reddy. u deserve a great applaud for the extraordinary efforts u are putting in. this is really helpful for those aspirants who seriously want to crack civils exam.

    but, my request/ suggestion is that please provide answers right below the questions or all the answers at one place after all the questions.

    thanks
    Rajashekar Reddy