Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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41. Where the Brihadeshwar temple of Chola period is located?

[A] Thanjavur
[B] Mysore
[C] Kanyakumari
[D] Mahabalipuram

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42. Which king had Kalidasa as his court poet?

[A] Kumargupta
[B] Samudragupta
[C] Chandragupta I
[D] Chandragupta II

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43. What caused the caste system of India?

[A] Recognition of the dignity of labour
[B] Occupational division of labour
[C] Immobility of labour
[D] Economic uplift

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44. Which marriage of Vedic Period is known as love marriage?

[A] Brahma Vivah
[B] Arsha Vivah
[C] Daiva Vivah
[D] Gandharva Vivah

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45. Which dynasty had developed the Gandhara School of Art in ancient India?

[A] Chola dynasty
[B] Kushana dynasty
[C] Mauryan dynasty
[D] Gupta dynasty

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46. Who was the greatest king of Pratihara dynasty?

[A] Dantidurga
[B] Mihirbhoj
[C] Vatsaraj
[D] Nagbhatta II

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47. Who was the king when Chinese traveller Hiuen-Tsang / Xuanzang visited India?

[A] Harshavardhana
[B] Ashoka
[C] Prabhakara Vardhana
[D] Chandragupta Maurya

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48. Who founded of Nanda Dynasty?

[A] Mahapadma Nanda
[B] Mahendra
[C] Gaja Nanda
[D] Dhana Nanda

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49. Which Chola king was first to conquer Sri Lanka?

[A] Vikram Chola
[B] Rajendra I
[C] Rajendra II
[D] Kulottunga I

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50. Which of the followings is not related to Indus region Civilization?

[A] South Asia
[B] Mesopotamia
[C] Egypt
[D] Russia

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