Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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61. Which of the following places were included in the Mauryan empire by Chandragupta Maurya?
1) Bihar
2) Nepal
3) Balochistan
4) Gandhara
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2, & 4
[C] Only 2, 3, & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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62. A period of extreme wickedness earned King Ashoka which of the following names?

[A] Kamasoka
[B] Chandasoka
[C] Suryasoka
[D] None of the above

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63. In which Rock Edict royal pleasure tours (Vihara-yatras) were replaced by dhamma tours (dhamma-yatras)?

[A] Seventh Edict
[B] Fifth Edict
[C] Eighth Edict
[D] Tenth Edict

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64. Which of the following rulers shifted two Pillar Edicts from Topra and Meerut to Delhi?

[A] Alauddin Khilji
[B] Feroz Shah Tughlaq
[C] Babur
[D] Akbar

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65. Which of the following refers to udaka-bhaga?

[A] Tax on irrigated land
[B] Tax on fertile land
[C] Tax on trade
[D] Tax on production

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66. Which of the following was a great center for the manufacturing of Shataka in the post-Mauryan times?

[A] Varanasi
[B] Mathura
[C] Taxila
[D] Patliputra

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67. Which of the following period saw the emergence of trade between India and the Roman Empire?

[A] Mauryan Period
[B] Post Mauryan period
[C] Pre-vedic period
[D] Vedic period

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68. Which of the following were the first to issue gold coins?

[A] Shakas
[B] Kushans
[C] Indo-Greeks
[D] Parthians

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69. Which of the following introduced new features of Hellenistic art and literature such as Gandhara art in the north-west frontier of Indi?

[A] Indo-Greeks
[B] Indo-Scythian
[C] Indo-Partian
[D] Kushans

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70. Which of the following is identical with the ‘Andhras’ of the Puranas?

[A] Satavahanas
[B] Shungas
[C] Kanvas
[D] Kushans

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