Ancient Indian History Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams

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1. Which among the following kings was also known as Mamallan (great wrestler)?
[A]Pulakesi II
[B]Mahendravarman I
[C]Narasimhavarman I
[D]None of the above

Ans .  C

2. Which among the following is the correct set of the plays written by Harshavardhan in Sanskrit?
[A]Malavikagnimitram,Vikramorvashiiyam and Abhijñanasakuntalam
[B]Svapna Vasavadattam, Pancharatra and Pratijna Yaugandharayaanam
[C]Nagananda, Priyadarshika and Ratnavali.
[D]None of these.

Ans .  C

3. Where and when was the second Buddhist council held?
[A]Patliputra in 250 B.C.
[B]Sri Lanka in 1st century B.C.
[C]Vaishali in 383 B.C.
[D]Mandalay in 1871 A.D.

Ans .  C

4. Who among the following succeeded Samudragupta as the next ruler of Gupta Dynasty ?
[A]Chandragupta II
[B]Chandragupta I

Ans .  A

5. As per Asoka’s inscriptions, which among the following place was declared tax free and proclaimed only 1/8th part as taxable?

Ans .  B

6. Which among the following places have given the earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian subcontinent?

Ans .  B

7. Which among the following Vakataka ruler performed all the seven sacrifices viz. Agnishtoma, Aptoryama, Ukthya, Shodasin, Atiratra, Vajapeya, Brihaspatisava, Sadyaskra and four Asvamedhas ?

Ans .  B

8. Who among the following was the 23rd Jain Tirthankara ?
[A]Nemi Natha

Ans .  C

9. The Satapatha Brahmana and Taitriya Brahmana are the Brahmana texts of ___:

Ans .  B

10. Which among the following is the most unique feature of Dholavira site of the Indus Valley Civilization?
[A]Its cities were horizontally divided in multiple parts
[B]Its cities were unevenly divided
[C]Its cities were divided into 3 parts
[D]None of these

Ans .  C

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