Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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21. With which among the following Vedas, the Shatapatha Brahmana is related to___?

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

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22. Hieroglyphic Writing is a part of which ancient civilization?

[A] Indus Valley
[B] Egyptian
[C] Chinese
[D] Mesopotamia

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23. Ashvaghosha, who has written the marvelous work “Buddhacharita” was a court poet of which among the following kings?

[A] Ashoka
[B] Kanishka
[C] Samudra gupta
[D] Ajatshatru

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24. Bhimbethka in Madhya Pradesh is an ancient Indian site where art prehistoric age are found preserved in rock-shelters. These arts belong to:

  1. Paleolithic age
  2. Mesolithic age
  3. Chalcolithic age

Choose the correct option:

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

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25. Chandella Kings are related to which of the following temples?

[A] Khajuraho
[B] Hampi
[C] Mahabalipuram
[D] Ajanta

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26. Which was the second capital of Kanishka?

[A] Mathura
[B] Sanchi
[C] Banaras
[D] Pataliputra

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27. Who is Kumara in the epic poem Kumarasambhava written by Kalidasa?

[A] Kartikeya
[B] Abhimanyu
[C] Sanatahkumara
[D] Arjuna

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28. At which of the following harappan sites, an Inkpot has been discovered?

[A] Harappa
[B] Lothal
[C] Kalibangan
[D] Chanhudaro

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29. Which of the following dynasties was founded by Mayur Sarman?

[A] Gang
[B] Pallava
[C] Kadamba
[D] Chalukya

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30. “Niska ” was used as a medium of exchange, in which of the following periods?

[A] Vedic period
[B] Maurya Period
[C] Gupta Period
[D] Sangam Period

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