Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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81. Which of the following rulers used the title of Samanta?

[A] Maitrakas
[B] Guptas
[C] Maukharies
[D] Vakatakas

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82. Which of the following rulers defeated Ishanavarmana of the Maukharies dynasty?

[A] Ishanavarmana
[B] Grahavarmana
[C] Sarvavarmana
[D] Avanti Varmana

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83. Which of the following were present in the court of Harsha?
1. Banabhatta
2.  Mayura
3. Bhartrihari
4. Matanga Divakara
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 4 & 4

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84. Which of the following was called as chief cavalry officer during the Harsha administration?

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

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85. The rule of Dharmapala is associated with which of the following periods?

[A] 750-780 A.D.
[B] 760-800 A.D.
[C] 770-810 A.D.
[D] 780-820 A.D.

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86. Which of the following period is associated with the Avantivarman?

[A] 755 AD to 783 AD
[B] 855 AD to 883 AD
[C] 755 BC to 783 BC
[D] 805 BC to 803 BC

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87. Which of the following kings conquered Delhi from the Tomara chief?

[A] Kirtivarman
[B] Govindachandra
[C] Visaladeva
[D] Prithviraj Chauhan

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88. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Tantricism?
1. Tantra form of worship is open to women and Sudras.
2. This cult was popular with the lower castes only.
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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89. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to agrarian system during the early medieval period?
1. The feudal lords appeared as a third claimant of the ownership of the soil.
2. The state officers were paid in the form of land-grants but their rights were of a restricted nature.
3. The individuals possessed no rights of selling their pieces of land or giving them away in charity.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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90. Which of the following refers to tax levied upon the whole village?

[A] Bhoga
[B] Kara
[C] Hiranya
[D] Pindka

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