Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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61. What was the capital of the northern part of  Panchala?

[A] Indraprastha
[B] Ahichchhatra
[C] Kaushambi
[D] Kampilya

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62. What was the capital of Matsya mahajanapada?

[A] Ujjain
[B] Viratanagara
[C] Nalanda
[D] Takshashila

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63. What was a fortified town or city called in 6th century B.C?

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

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64. What was a merchant street called in the 6th century BCE?

[A] Mahanagara
[B] Vessas
[C] Setthi
[D] Guilds

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65. What was the major trans-regional route towards the southern part of India called in the 6th century BCE?

[A] Deccan
[B] Uttarapatha
[C] Dakshinapatha
[D] Silk route

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66. Which of the following items were exported in the 6th century BCE?

[A] Jade
[B] Gold
[C] Pearls
[D] Silver

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67. In which century the first punched marked coins were used?

[A] 7th century BCE
[B] 8th century BCE
[C] 1st century AD
[D] 6th century BCE

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

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

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69. Who was the chief of Vaishali with whom Ajatashatru fought?

[A] Chetak
[B] Prasenjit
[C] Palaka
[D] None of the above

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70. Which of the following built canals and did a lot of irrigation work?

[A] Kalasoka
[B] Mahapadma Nanda
[C] Dhanananda
[D] Chandragupta Maurya

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