Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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51. Where was the capital of the state of Koliya situated?

[A] Sunsamagiri
[B] Kushinara
[C] Ramagrama
[D] Vaisali

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52. During the sixth century BCE the economic and political activity shifted from the North-West, Punjab, Haryana, and Western UP to which of the following areas?

[A] Ganga Basin
[B] Godavari Basin
[C] Krishna Basin
[D] Indus Basin

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53. Varanasi was the capital of which of the following mahajanapada?

[A] Mallas
[B] Vajji
[C] Kosala
[D] Kashi

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54. What was the capital of the southern part of  Panchala?

[A] Kushinara
[B] Shuktimati
[C] Kampilya
[D] Ahichchhatra

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55. What was a market town called in 6th century B.C?

[A] Nagarka
[B] Mahanagara
[C] Nigama
[D] Rajdhani

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56. What was the capital city called during the 6th century BCE?

[A] Mahanagara
[B] Rajdhani
[C] Nigama
[D] Pura

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57. Which of the following items were imported in the 6th century BCE?

[A] Iron
[B] Gold
[C] Sandalwood
[D] Pearls

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58. What were the special royal officers  called who were deputed to safeguard the lives and property of travellers in 6th century BCE?

[A] Kammikas
[B] Rajabhatas
[C] Shulkadhyaksha
[D] Nishka

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59. What were the rich peasants called in the 6th century BCE?

[A] Gramabhojaka
[B] Gahapati
[C] Gramakas
[D] Kammikas

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60. What were the higher officials in King’s court called in the 6th century BCE?

[A] Mantrin
[B] Amatyas
[C] Mantrin
[D] Senanayaka

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