Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Multiple Choice Quiz Questions (MCQs) on Ancient Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

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21. Which of the following rivers was known as “Drishdvati” in Vedic Era?

[A] Ravi
[B] Chenab
[C] Jhelum
[D] Ghagghar

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22. In which among the following metals, largest number of coins were issued in Gupta Era?

[A] Gold
[B] Silver
[C] Copper
[D] Brass

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23. Which among the following mahajanpada was situated on the bank of river Godavari?

[A] Kamboja
[B] Asaka
[C] Avanti
[D] Malla

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24. Which among the following veda has been described as “Braham Veda”?

[A] Rigveda
[B] Samaveda
[C] Yajurveda
[D] Atharavaveda

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25. Who is the author of Devichandraguptam?

[A] Vishakhadatta
[B] Dandin
[C] Bharavi
[D] Kalidas

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26. Which of the following places is known for painted rock shelters belonging to Paleolithic and Mesolithic ages ?

[A] Utnur
[B] Uyyur
[C] Bhimbetka
[D] Bairath

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27. The ancient city of Raj Griha which is modern Rajgir near Patna was built by which of the following kings?

[A] Bimbisara
[B] Ajatshatru
[C] Prasenjit
[D] Ashoka

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28. Mudra Rakshas is a work of Vishakhadutta. This work was depicted which of the following?

[A] Chadragupta Maurya & Dhruva Devi
[B] Mauryas & Nandas
[C] Campaigns of Chandragupta Maurya
[D] Campaigns of Ashoka

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29. Saka Year is how many years behind the Christian Era?

[A] 50
[B] 75
[C] 78
[D] 100

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30. Which pillar edict of Asoka is longest of all pillars?

[A] 2nd
[B] 5th
[C] 6th
[D] 7th

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