Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Multiple Choice Quiz Questions (MCQs) on Ancient Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

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

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

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72. According to Chinese texts which of the following were also called as Guishuang?

[A] Kushans
[B] Pallavas
[C] Satavahanas
[D] Mauryans

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73. Kujula Kadphises died in which of the following years?

[A] 60 A.D.
[B] 70 A.D.
[C] 80 A.D.
[D] 90 A.D.

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74. Which of the following was a type of cess for the maintenance of rites during the Gupta period?

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

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75. “Gapata Sarah” refers to which of the following?

[A] Waste land
[B] Jungle or forest land
[C] Habitable land
[D] Pasture land

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76. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Gupta coins?
1. The Gupta coins are well designed and meticulously crafted.
2. The coins carried aesthetically impressive depictions of the activities of the rulers.
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. At which of the following places a lifesized bronze image of the Buddha has been discovered?

[A] Gwalior
[B] Ujjain
[C] Sultanganj
[D] Topra

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78. Which of the following kings composed a Prakrit kavya glorifying Rama?

[A] Prithvisena I
[B] Narendrasena
[C] Rudrasena II
[D] Pravarasena II

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79. Which of the statements are correct with respect to administration during the time of Harsha?
1. The administration had become feudal.
2. There was more decentralization.
3. Army was larger in size than Mauryans.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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80. Which of the following was called the Minister for Foreign Relations and War during the Harsha’s administration?

[A] Simhananda
[B] Avanti
[C] Kuntala
[D] Bhanu

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