Ancient Indian History for GS MCQ Test Quiz

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Multiple Choice Quiz Questions (MCQs) on Ancient Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

Multiple Choice Quiz Questions (MCQs) on Ancient Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

Questions

1. Which Greek ambassador set up a pillar in honour of Vishnu?

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2. One of the writers of the Dharmashashtra disapproved the practice of Sati declaring it as an act of suicide. Identify him from the given options

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3. During whose reign the Third Buddhist Council was organized?

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4. Who was the first Tirthankara in Jainism?

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5. Which of the following Greek Explorers is considered to have left the earliest account of India?

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6. Which among the following Satavahana / Satakarni rulers recovered Malwa from the Shaka rulers?

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7. Which one of the following places was a mint centre of the Yaudheyas ?

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8. Which among the following University was founded by Ramapala, the ruler of Pala dynasty?

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9. The earliest evidence of rice cultivation comes from which among the following valleys?

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10. Which among the following is not among Ashtamahasthanas?

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11. Who among the following Pallava ruler built Vaikuntaperumal temple at Kanchi ?

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12. Which of the following inscriptions mentions the name of Kalidasa?

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13. Ancient Indraprastha was capital of which of the following Mahajanapada?

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14. In the Maurya empire, who looked after Markets and check wrong practices?

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15. In the Maurya empire, what was the name of department of the Chief of the Mines ?

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16. Which of the following subjects are dealt in by Kalpa Sutras?

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17. At which among the following sites, first evidence of cultivation of cotton has been found?

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18. “Revere all the Buddhas, revere the dharma, revere the sangha” Which among the following quotes this _________?

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19. Who among the following was propounder of the Madhyamika Philosophy?

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20. Who among the following was contemporary of Pushyamitra Sunga?

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