Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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41. Which of the following is associated with Megaliths?

[A] Painted Grey Ware
[B] Black-and-Red Ware
[C] Northern Black Polished Ware
[D] Black-and-Red Ware

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42. In which of the following the only mention of the four varnas was found?

[A] Fifth mandal
[B] Tenth mandal
[C] Seventh mandal
[D] First mandal

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43. The Rig Veda consists of how many hymns?

[A] 1000
[B] 1024
[C] 1028
[D] 1030

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44. 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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45. How many Upanishads are there?

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

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46. Which of the following means the ‘limbs of the Vedas’?

[A] Upanishads
[B] Vedanta
[C] Vedanga
[D] Puranas

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47. 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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48. Who was ‘rathakara’?

[A] Chariot makers
[B] Weaver
[C] Handicrafts men
[D] Smelters

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49. The Shvetambara ascetic is allowed to have how many possessions?

[A] 10
[B] 12
[C] 14
[D] 16

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50. What was the name of Gautama or Siddhartha’s step mother?

[A] Prajapati Gautami
[B] Mahamaya
[C] Yasodhara
[D] Anojja

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