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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41. Consider the following statements:
1. The Kushana coins were engraved with not only Greek deities but also Persian and Indian deities
2. Kushana coins show high Hindu, Buddhist and Roman influence
Which among the above is / are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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42.   Consider the following chalcolithic cultures with associated sites:

  1. Banas Culture – Gilund
  2. Gandhara Culture – Ghaligai
  3. Savalda Culture – Inamgaon

   Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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43.      Consider the following pairs:

  1. Bones of Camel – Kalibangan
  2. Houses with doors on the main streets – Lothal
  3. Largest burial site of Indus Valley Civilization – Farmana

    Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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44.      Consider the following pairs:

  1. Gautamiputra Satakarni – Also known as Ekabrahmana
  2. Yaudheya – Rulers of North-East India
  3. Vasudeva – Founder of Kanva dynasty

     Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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45. Consider the following pairs:

  1. Varnashrama-dharma – Indus Valley Civilization
  2. Saptanga Theory – Arthashastra
  3. Mitakshara law – Inheritance by birth

Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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46. Consider the following observations about the inscriptions of Asoka:

  1. They used different scripts in different geographical locations
  2. They used different languages in different geographical locations
  3. Asoka has been mostly referred by his name Asokavardhna

Which among the above observations is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C] Only 2 & 3 are correct
[D] Only 2 is correct

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47. Which of the following is also known as Borer?

[A] Awl
[B] Chopper
[C] Cleaver
[D] Burin

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48. Which of the following age is also known as copper age?

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

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49. Events which occurred before the invention of writing come under which of the following?

[A] Prehistory
[B] Proto-history
[C] History
[D] None of the above

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50. The chief of Rig Vedic tribal society was known as?

[A] Mahisi
[B] Gopati
[C] Kulapa
[D] None of the

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