Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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71. The Allahabad Prasasti of Samudragupta compared him to which of the following gods?
1) Dhanada
2) Varuna
3) Indra
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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72. Which of the following was the most important officers under the Guptas?

[A] Kumaramatyas
[B] Mantri
[C] Paramabhagavata
[D] Mahadandanayaka

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73. Which of the following ruler served as both  Mahadandanayaka as well as a Mahasandhivigrahika?

[A] Chandragupta I
[B] Samudragupta
[C] Skandagupta
[D] Chandragupta II

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74. Which of the following Dharmashastra were composed during the Gupta period?
1) Yajnavalkya
2) Katyayana
3) Narada
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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75. Which of the following was a tax imposed on temporary tenants during the Gupta period?

[A] Uparikara
[B] Mahapratihara
[C] Udranga
[D] Vata-Bhuta

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76. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to currency during Gupta period?
1. The gold coins of each successive Gupta ruler, after Chandragupta II, contain less gold and more alloy.
2. They issued a large number of silver coins called rupyakas.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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77. Which of the following temples built during the Gupta period has a square tower of Shikhara?
1) Dasavatar Temple at Deogarh
2) Bhitargaon temple
3) Mahadev Temple at Nachna Kuthar  
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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78. Which of the following Vakataka ruler adopted the title dharma-maharaja?

[A] Sarvasena
[B] Vindhyashakti II
[C] Harisena
[D] Prithivisena II

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79. Which of the following was the court poet of Harsha?

[A] Kalidasa
[B] Banabhatta
[C] Harishena
[D] Bhasa

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80. Which of the following was able to defeat the Hunas and strengthen his position in the regions of Punjab and Haryana?

[A] Prabhakar Vardhana
[B] Harsha Vardhana
[C] Rajya Vardhana
[D] None of the above

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