Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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91. Pulkeshin II’s rule is associated with which of the following period?

[A] c. 605 – 622 CE
[B] c. 606 – 630 CE
[C] c. 609 – 635 CE
[D] c. 610 – 642 CE

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92. The eastern Chalukyan king Visnuvardhana rule is associated with which of the following periods?

[A] A.D. 615 to 633
[B] A.D. 620 to 643
[C] A.D. 625 to 653
[D] None of the above

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93. Which of the following kings was earlier a Jaina but later took up Shaivism under the influence of Appar?

[A] Simhavishnu
[B] Narasimhavarman II
[C] Mahendravarman I
[D] None of the above

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94. During the reign of which of the following kings the famous Pancha Rathas Temple was constructed?

[A] Narasimhavarman II
[B] Mahendravarman I
[C] Simhavishnu
[D] Narasimhavarman I

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95. Rajasimheshvara or the Kailashnatha Temple was constructed during the reign of which of the following kings?

[A] Mahendravarman II
[B] Parameshvaraman I
[C] Narsimhavarman II
[D] Nandivarman III

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96. Which of the following Chola King broke the confederation between the Pandyas and the rulers of Kerala and Sri Lanka?

[A] Uttama Chola
[B] Arumolivarman
[C] Rajadhiraja
[D] Rajendra II

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97. During the reign of which of the following kings, the Chinese traveler Xuanzang visited Kanchipuram?

[A] Maravarman Rajasimha I
[B] Arikesary Maravarman
[C] Seliyan Sendan
[D] Koccadiyan Ranadhira

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98. The whole Tamilakam in the Sangam period was divided into which of the following tinais, or ecozones?
1. Kurinji (hilly region)
2. Palai (arid zone)
3. Mullai (pastoral tracts)
4. Marudam (wet lands)
5. Neital (seacoast)
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 2, 4 & 5
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

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99. Which of the following was the most important crop of Sangam period?

[A] Wheat
[B] Barley
[C] Maize
[D] Rice

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100. Which of the following animals was unknown in Indus Valley Civilization?

[A] Lion
[B] Bull
[C] Elephant
[D] Horse

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