Ancient Indian History MCQs

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81. Who among the following were also known as Tocharians?
[A] Kushanas
[B] Hunas
[C] Greeks
[D] Shakas

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82. In Greek texts, who among the following has been mentioned as Amitrochates?
[A] Bimbisara
[B] Bindusara
[C] Kautilya
[D] Ashoka

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83. “Niska ” was used as a medium of exchange, in which of the following periods?
[A] Vedic period
[B] Maurya Period
[C] Gupta Period
[D] Sangam Period

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84. Pravarasena-I is said to have performed all the seven sacrifices, viz. Agnistoma , Aptoryama, Vajapeya, Jyotishtoma, Brihaspatisava, Sadyaska and Ashvamedha. From which of the following dynasties, Pravarsena-I belonged to?
[A] Abhira
[B] Kalachuri
[C] Vaktaka
[D] Maitraka

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85. In which of the following Buddhist councils, the Buddhism was divided into Sthaviravada and second Mahasamghikas?
[A] First Budhdist Council
[B] Second Budhdist Council
[C] Third Budhdist Council
[D] Fouth Budhdist Council

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86. A village Porunthal came into the news as archeological excavations have established it one of the largest glass bead-manufacturing site in southern India dating back to 2nd century BC to 1st century AD. In which state  Porunthal is located?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Kerala
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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87. The Palaeomagnetic results obtained from India indicated that in the past Indian Landmass Moved to _______?
[A] Southwards
[B] Northwards
[C] Westwards
[D] Southwards

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88. Which among the following river is most described in Rig-Veda?
[A] Sindhu
[B] Chenab
[C] Saraswati
[D] Ganga

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89. Bring out the only incorrect statement:
[A] Lothal was a port city
[B] Shikaripura Ranganatha Rao discovered many harappan sites in India
[C] Yajurveda is a collection of sacrificial formulae
[D] Yajurveda mentions the battle of ten kings

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90. Bring out the only incorrect statement:
[A] Brihadrath was the last ruler of mauryan Dynasty
[B] Devabhuti was the last ruler of Sunga Dynasty
[C] Ajatashatru was the last ruler of Haranyaka Dynasty
[D] Dhana Nanda was the last ruler of Nanda Dynasty

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