Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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11. Which of the following officers were mandated by Asoka to spread the Dhamma Policy of Asoka?

  1. Yuktas
  2. Pradesikas
  3. Rajukas

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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12. In the Mauryan period, the duties of Mudradhyaksha were concerned with –

[A] Forest produce
[B] Ports
[C] Commerce
[D] Passports

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13. Who built a temple of Augustus at Muzris?

[A] Romans
[B] Cholas
[C] Pandyas
[D] Cheras

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14. In which of the following Vedas, the priest is Brahma?

[A] Sam Veda
[B] Yajur Veda
[C] Rig Veda
[D] Atharva Veda

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15. At which among the following sites, first evidence of cultivation of cotton has been found?

[A] Piklihal
[B] Hathonora
[C] Mehrgarh
[D] Ghaligai

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16. Whom did Skandgupta appointed as the the Provincial Governor of Saurashtra?

[A] Virasena
[B] Parnadatta
[C] Harisena
[D] Amarkhaddava

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17. Who was the father of King Harshavardhan ?

[A] Prabhakara Vardhana
[B] Bhaskar vardhan
[C] Jaivardhan
[D] Mahavardhan

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18. King Ashvapati of the Upanishadic Age was the ruler of which among the following Kingdoms?

[A] Kekaya
[B] Matsya
[C] Panchala
[D] Sursena

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19. Who was the priest of the Bharatas in the battle of Ten Kings ?

[A] Visvamitra
[B] Vasishtha
[C] Atri
[D] Bhrigu

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20. Which king of Ancient India has been given the title” Indian Nepoleon” by VA Smith?

[A] Samudragupta
[B] Kumaragupta
[C] Chandragupta Vikramaditya
[D] Skandagupta

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