Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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31. To perform which among the following functions, Rajukas were appointed by Asoka?

[A] Revenue Functions
[B] Judicial Functions
[C] Religious Functions
[D] Military Functions

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32. Which of the following prehistoric site is an example of Neolithic age?

[A] Didwana
[B] Riwat
[C] Langhnaj
[D] Sanganakallu

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33. The rock paintings found at Bhimbetka generally belong to which of the following periods?

[A] Paleolithic
[B] Mesolithic
[C] Neolithic
[D] Chalcolithic

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34. Which of the following contains the Madhyandina and Kanva recensions?

[A] Shukla Yajur Veda
[B] Krishna Yajur Veda
[C] Black Yajur Veda
[D] None of the above

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35. Which of the following Brahmana recommends ‘one hundred sacred paths’?

[A] Satpatha Brahmana
[B] Gopatha Brahmana
[C] Kathaka Brahmana
[D] None of the above

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36. How many Upanishads are there?

[A] 100
[B] 104
[C] 106
[D] 108

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37. Which of the following was the staple diet of the people during the Later Vedic perid?

[A] Lentils
[B] Tila
[C] Godhuma
[D] None of he above

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38. First three ashramas Brahmacharya, Garhasthya, Vanaprastha are mentioned in which of the following?

[A] Atharva Veda
[B] Chhandogya Upanishad
[C] Jabala Upanishad
[D] Brahadarankya Upanishad

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39. Which of the following doctrine is added by Jainism?

[A] Ahimsa
[B] Satya
[C] Asteya
[D] Brahmacharya

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40. Gautama or Siddhartha was born at which of the following places?

[A] Patliputra
[B] Lumbini
[C] Kundagram
[D] Kosala

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