Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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91. Which of the following authors wrote Dasavatara-charitam?

[A] Banabhatta
[B] Bilhana
[C] Kshemendra
[D] Gunadhya

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92. Which of the following probably meant extra cess over and above the fixed revenue of the state during the early medieval period?

[A] Hiranya
[B] Pindaka
[C] Udranga
[D] Dasaparadha

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93. Hiranya refers to which of the following form of tax?

[A] Fine realized for 10 offences committed by the villagers.
[B] A lumpsum assessment in cash upon villages as distinguished from the grain share of the king assessed upon the individual cultivators.
[C] A periodical tax levied primarily upon agricultural land over and above the king’s normal share of the grain.
[D] None of the above

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94. At which of the following places 16 Brahmanical and Jain temples were found belonging to the medieval period?

[A] Jaipur
[B] Mount Abu
[C] Jodhpur
[D] Ajmer

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95. Which of the following Dramas were written by Harsha?
1) Nagananda
2) Priyadarsika
3) Ratnavali
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, & 3

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96. During the reign of which of the following Vijayadityavarman assumed the title of Maharaja?

[A] Jayasimha I
[B] Jayasimha II
[C] Vijayaditya II
[D] None of the above

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97. Vijayaditya II ruled during which of the following periods?

[A] AD. 799 to 843
[B] AD. 699 to 743
[C] AD. 899 to 943
[D] AD. 709 to 809

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98. Which of the following kings granted villages to well-known Jain scholars?
1) Vijayaditya
2) Vikramaditya
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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99. The port of Mamallapuram was constructed during the reign of which of the following kings?

[A] Narasimhavarman II
[B] Parameshvaraman I
[C] Mahendravarman I
[D] Narsimhavarman I

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100. The Indus Valley Civilization people mainly traded with the people of which of these civilizations?

[A] Romans
[B] Parthians
[C] Mesopotamians
[D] Chinese

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