Ancient Indian History Multiple Choice Questions

71. What was the meaning of Visthi in the Gupta Era?
[A] Religious Functionaries
[B] Forced Labor
[C] Prostitutes
[D] Police

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72. Kavi Vatsal was a title assumed by a king belonging to which of the following dynasties?
[A] Pushyabhuti
[B] Pallava
[C] Maurya
[D] Satavahana

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73. The 13th Rock edict of Asoka which is longest among all the rock edicts describes which of the following?
[A] Policy of Dhamma
[B] Kalinga war
[C] Toleration among sects
[D] Purpose of rock edicts

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74. Hemis festival is dedicated to Lord Padmasambhava (Gur Rimpoche) venerated as the representative reincarnate of Buddha. In which part of India it is held every year?
[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Assam
[C] Ladakh
[D] Orissa

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75. Which among the following Chera King is famous for the legends surrounding Kannagi ( he built a temple dedicated to Kannagi) and is also known as ” Red Cherra” ?
[A] Karikala
[B] Senguttuvan
[C] Nedum Cheralathan
[D] Elkara

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76. Extensive burning of the forest marks which of the following era?
[A] Copper Phase
[B] Early Vedic Era
[C] Later Vedic Era
[D] Chalcolithic Era

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77. What is Ettuthokai?
[A] A dynasty during sangam era
[B] A collection of poems
[C] A series of sports plays during Sangam Era
[D] A writing tool during sangam Era

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78. Four mattas in the four corners of India were founded by ___?
[A] Adi Shankara
[B] Ramanujacharya
[C] Bhaskaracharya
[D] Madhavacharya

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79. Which among the following is also called encyclopedia of Buddhism?
[A] Buddhacharita
[B] Mahavibhasa
[C] Milinda Panho
[D] Vinayapitaka

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80. Bring out the only wrong statement:
[A] Kalibangan were among the world’s earliest known ploughn fields.
[B] Mahavamsa describes the atrocities of Chola Rulers during conquest of Sri Lanka
[C] Agattiyam is a first grammar book of Sangam Age & first Tamil grammar book
[D] All are correct

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