Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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31. The famous Taxila Copper Plate is ascribed to which of the following Shaka ruler?

[A] Rudradaman
[B] Azes
[C] Maues
[D] None of the above

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32. Which of the following Kushan ruler issued a large number of gold coins?

[A] Kadphises I
[B] Wema Kadphises II
[C] Kanishka
[D] Vasudeva II

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33. Which of the following kings patronized Gandhara and Mathura schools of sculpture?

[A] King Ajatshatru
[B] King Kalasoka
[C] King Ashoka
[D] King Kanishka

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34. Which of the following Sectarian symbols appeared on the royal prashastis, coins, and seals?
1) linga
2) Trishula
3) Bull
4) Chakra
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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35. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to cloth making during the Gupta period?
1. Silk and wool products and articles made of rare skin were normally used by the rich people.
2. The art of dying and embroidery was highly developed along with silk, wool and cotton industry.
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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36. Two temples, in which the images of Vishnu are placed in the center as a chief deity, are found at which of the following places?
1) Dashavatara temple at Deogarh
2) Bhitargaon in Kanpur
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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37. During which period the beautiful temple of Surya at Modhera in the former Baroda state was constructed?

[A] 9th century
[B] 10th century
[C] 11th century
[D] 12th century

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38. At which of the following places did Avantivarman built his new capital?

[A] Avantipur
[B] Ujjain
[C] Srinagar
[D] Mathura

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39. Which of the following authors composed Janakiharana?

[A] Padmagupta
[B] Kumaradas
[C] Sanmitracharita
[D] Abhinanda

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40. Somesvara I established his capital at which of the following places?

[A] Manyakheta
[B] Kalyanpura
[C] Badami
[D] Kanchi

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