Ancient Indian History - Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Ancient Indian History. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - In reference to Indian Philosophy, who is the founder of Sankhya Darshana?

A - Kapial

B - Patanjali

C - Akshapada Gautama

D - Uluka Kanada

Answer : A

Explanation

The basic text of Sankhya Darshana is ‘Sankhya Sutra.’

Answer : A

Answer : C

Explanation

Henotheism means worshiping one god out of many.

Q 5 - The “Soopa Shastra,” written in Kannada, describes …

A - Cooking

B - Social life shudras

C - Horticulture

D - Handicrafts

Answer : A

Explanation

The “Soopa Shastra” written in Kannada describes cooking and origin of recipes.

Q 6 - In reference to Mauryan empire, the terms Sthaniya is related to …

A - 800 villages

B - 400 villages

C - 200 villages

D - 10 villages

Answer : A

Answer : D

Q 8 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Satavahanas coins were made up largely of lead.

2. The official language of Satavahanas was Sanskrit.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : A

Q 9 - Terracotta female figures did not find at …

A - Lothal

B - Banawali

C - Harappa

D - Amri

Answer : D

Explanation

Terracotta female figures did not find at Amri site.

Q 10 - Indus people worshiped ……

A - Vulture

B - Peacock

C - Pigeon

D - Sparrow

Answer : C

Q 11 - In reference to Megasthenes’ work regarding the status women, consider the following statements:

1. Women had liberty of widow marriage.

2. Women had liberty of divorce.

Choose the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Q 12 - Who among the following had led the foundation of Vikramshila University?

A - Kumargupta I

B - Gopala

C - Dharmapala

D - Rampala

Answer : C

Explanation

Vikramshila University is located in Bhagalpur, Bihar.

Answer : C

Explanation

Ishvarakrishan was the philosopher of 4th century.

Q 14 - The tin that the Harappan people used was brought from …

A - Rajasthan

B - Gujarat

C - Bihar

D - Punjab

Answer : C

Explanation

The Harappan people fetched tin from Bihar.

Q 15 - In reference to Jain Tirthankara, Fish represents …

A - Kunthunatha

B - Aranatha

C - Mallinatha

D - Munisuvrata

Answer : B

Explanation

It is represented by golden color.

Q 16 - Ravikirti was the court poet of:

A - Chalukyas

B - Rashtrakutas

C - Pratiharas

D - Palas

Answer : A

Explanation

Ravikirti was the court poet of Chalukya king Pulakesin II.

Q 17 - Consider the following statements:

1. Harappan people had no idea/knowledge to make metallic coins.

2. Harappan people had no technology of making the true arch.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : B

Explanation

Harappan people had been used corbelled arch to cover drains.

Answer : C

Explanation

Onam, initially, was celebrated by the people of Pandya kingdom.

Q 19 - Kailash temple of Ellora is a typical example of …

A - Nagara style

B - Vasara style

C - Dravida style

D - Amravati art

Answer : C

Q 20 - Consider the following statements:

1. The tenth mandala of the Rig Veda deals with the four-fold division of society.

2. The word Sudra is mentioned several times in the Rig Veda.

Choose the correct statements

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : A

Explanation

The term Sudra is not used many times in Rig Veda.


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