Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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61. Which of the following are correctly matched?
            Workshop                  Officer
1. Textile workshops           Sutradhyaksha
2. Chariot workshops         Rathadhyaksha
3. Mine workshops              Akaradhyaksha
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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62. Which of the following refers to tax paid only in cash during the Mauryan period?

[A] Bhaga
[B] Bali
[C] Hiranya
[D] Kara

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63. The early Satavahana kings appeared in which of the following regions?

[A] Andhra
[B] South Maharashtra
[C] North Maharashtra
[D] Karnataka

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64. In the Nashik inscription which of the following has been described as ekabamhana?

[A] Simuka
[B] Pulumayi II
[C] Gautamiputra Satkarni
[D] Yajna Sri Satakarni

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65. Which of the following authored the Gatha Sattasai?

[A] Yajnashri Satakarni
[B] Hala
[C] Gautamiputra Vijaya Satakarni
[D] Chanda Satakarni

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66. Which of the following was the first Yuezhi chief to lay the foundation of the Kushana Empire in India?

[A] Kujula Kaddishes
[B] Vima Kadphises
[C] Kanishka I
[D] Sadashkana

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67. Which of the following Kushan ruler issued a large number of gold coins?

[A] Kadphises I
[B] Wema Kadphises II
[C] Kanishka
[D] Vasudeva II

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68. Which of the following Buddhist scholars compiled Mahavibhasa?

[A] Charaka
[B] Mathara
[C] Vasumitra
[D] Nagarjuna

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69. The two great epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata were compiled in which of the following century?

[A] 4th century CE
[B] 6th century CE
[C] 1st century CE
[D] 3rd century CE

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70. In which of the following period Ardhanarisvara form of Siva was created?

[A] Gupta period
[B] Chola period
[C] Kushanas period
[D] Mauryan period

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