Quiz 663: History and Geography – For All Exams

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1. Which of the following is a correct definition of “Isohyets”?

[A] Lines on a map showing equal rainfall
[B] Lines on a map having same mean temperature
[C] Lines on a map having same barometric pressure
[D] Lines on a map showing equal height from mean sea level

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2. The concept of differential heating was primarily given to explain which of the following geographical phenomena in India?

[A] Monsoon
[B] Jet streams
[C] Cyclones
[D] Desert storms

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3. Which of the following regions was called “Gedrosia” during times of Alexander, the great?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Punjab
[D] Baluchistan

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4. Rummindei Pillar Inscription which talks about taxation in Maurya era has been found at which of the following places?

[A] Junagarh in Gujarat
[B] Ranchi in Jharkhand
[C] Bhabru in Rajasthan
[D] Lumbini in Nepal

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5. Which of the following rulers were contemporary of Buddha?

[A] Bimbisar of Magadha
[B] Prasenjit (Pansedi) of Kosala
[C] Udayan of Avanti
[D] All of Above

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6. The Greek Ambassador Deimachus of Plataea had visited the court of which of the following rulers of Magadha?

[A] Dhanananda
[B] Chandragupta Maurya
[C] Bindusara
[D] Asoka

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7. Who among the following is writer of the ‘Kalpasutra’?

[A] Simuka
[B] Panini
[C] Bhadrabahu
[D] Patanjali

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8. Buddhism from India was introduced to which current region by Kasyapa Matanga?

[A] China
[B] South East Asia
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Africa

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9. Which of the following was denoted by the term “Kahapana” or “Karshapan” during ancient India?

[A] A cloth
[B] A trader
[C] A monk
[D] A coin

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10. What was Arikamedu during ancient India?

[A] A coastal settlement and trade centre
[B] A mountain
[C] A city in Aravalli Mountains in Gujarat
[D] A Lake

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