Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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81. The Mahamoksha Parishad was organized by Harsha at which of the following places?

[A] Thaneswar
[B] Kannauj
[C] Prayagraj
[D] Mathura

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82. Which of the following kings usurped the throne of Kanauj after the death of Harsha?

[A] Arjuna
[B] Bhaskara-varman
[C] Grahavarman
[D] Avantivaram

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83. The Pala kings were the followers of which of the following religions?

[A] Jainism
[B] Buddhism
[C] Hinduism
[D] Islam

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84. Mahipala I was succeeded by which of the following in about 1038 A.D.?

[A] Nayapala
[B] Narayanapala
[C] Rajyapala
[D] Gopala II

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85. Which of the following was the capital of Kadambas?

[A] Kanchi
[B] Madurai
[C] Vaijayanti
[D] Kolar

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86. Hiranya refers to which of the following form of tax during early medieval India?

[A] Fine realized for 10 offences committed by the villagers.
[B] A lumpsum assessment in cash upon villages as distinguished from the grain share of the king assessed upon the individual cultivators.
[C] A periodical tax levied primarily upon agricultural land over and above the king\’s normal share of the grain.
[D] None of the above

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87. Which of the following characteristics were present in the temples constructed in Kashmir during the medieval period?
1) These temples had big Sikhara.
2) These temples had no columned hall but only the main cella.
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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88. Which of the following Dramas were written by Bhavabhuti?
1) Malatimadhava,
2) Mahaviracharita
3) UttraRamacharita
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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89. Which of the following kings is considered as the last great Rashtrakuta ruler?

[A] Krishna I
[B] Krishna II
[C] Krishna III
[D] Dantidurga

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90. Which of the following took up titles such as Satyasraya, Puru-ranaparakrama, Vallabha and Prithivi-Vallabha?

[A] Pulkeshin I
[B] Kirtivarman I
[C] Mangalesha
[D] Pulkeshin II

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