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MCQs on Ancient Indian History - 14

1. Flake tools of Levallois technique is the characteristic feature of which area of the following geological ages?
(A) Lower Pleistocene
(B) Holocene
(C) Upper Pleistocene
(D) Middle Pleistocene


2. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes below:
List – I                                  List – II
a. Sohagighat              1. Kashmir Neolith
b. Balathal                   2. V.S. Wakankar
c. Bhimbetka               3. Ahar Culture Site
d. Burzahom               4. A.C.L. Carlleyle

Codes:
a          b          c          d
(A)      3          4          1          2
(B)      4          3          2          1
(C)      1          2          4          3
(D)      2          1          3          4


3. Which one of the following situated in the North-East Afghanistan is a Harappan trading port?
(A) Sutkagen Dor
(B) Mundigak
(C) Shoturgai
(D) Nausharo


4. Which one of the following Buddhist texts mentions five hundred wives of Bimbisara?
(A) Mahavamsa
(B) Mahavagga
(C) Dipavamsa
(D) Mahavastu


5. Which of the below mentioned Indo- Greek rulers issued coins bearing the figures of Krishna and Balarama?
(A) Menander
(B) Agathocles
(C) Heliocles
(D) Archebius


6. Point out which one of the following sites associated with the Nagas had a shrine dedicated to Dadhikarna, the lord of the Nagas
(A) Padmavati
(B) Kantipuri
(C) Mathura
(D) Rajagriha


7. Which one of the following Puranas replaces the Buddha with Krishna in the list of the Avataras of Vishnu?
(A) Matsya Purana
(B) Bhagavata Purana
(C) Vayu Purana
(D) Kurma Purana


8. The earliest Lingodbhavamurti of Siva has been found at which one of the below mentioned sites?
(A) Kanchi
(B) Bhojpur
(C) Gudimallam
(D) Khoh


9. Which one of the below mentioned South Indian temples has wall-paintings?
(A) Kailashnath temple at Kanchipuram
(B) Virupaksha temple at Pattadakal
(C) Vijayalaya Cholishwara temple at Narttamalai
(D) Koranganatha temple at Srinivasanallur


10. Arrange the Pala kings listed below in chronological order and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List:
(i) Rajyapala
(ii) Narayanapala
(iii) Devapala
(iv) Gopala

Codes:
(A) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(B) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(C) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(D) (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)



11. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I                                                List – II
(Works on Medicine)                      (Authors)
a. Bhanumati                              1. Chakrapanidatta
b. Shalihotra                               2. Vangasena
c. Vrikshayurveda                       3. Bhoja
d. Chikitsasarasamgraha           4. Sureshvara

Codes:
a          b          c          d
(A)      4          1          2          3
(B)      3          2          1          4
(C)      2          4          3          1
(D)      1          3          4          2


12. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I                                 List – II
(Kings)                            (Dynasty)
a. Udayanjeral             1. Pandya
b. Karikala                   2. Chola
c. Nediyon                   3. Pallava
d. Simhavisnu             4. Chera

Codes:
a          b          c          d
(A)      4          2          1          3
(B)      3          4          2          1
(C)      1          3          4          2
(D)      2          1          3          4


13. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I                                    List – II
(Authors)                            (Works on Law)
a. Jimutavahana                1. Manutika
b. Govindaraja                   2. Smritichandrika
c. Vijnanesvara                  3. Dayabhaga
d. Devannabhatta              4. Mitakshara

Codes:
a          b          c          d
(A)       4          2          1          3
(B)       1          3          2          4
(C)       3          1          4          2
(D)       2          4          3          1


14. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I                                          List – II
(Temple Style)                      (Name of Temple)
a. Nagara                       1. Temple at Paharpur
b. Dravida                      2. Jain temple at Lakkudi
c. Chalukyan                  3. Nilkantha Mahadev at Saunak
d. Exotic                         4. Kailashnath at Ellora

Codes:
a          b          c          d
(A)      2          3          1          4
(B)      3          4          2          1
(C)      4          1          3          2
(D)      1          2          4          3


15. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): Ancient Indian Art styles during the post-Gupta period are named as per dynasties ruling over a particular region.
Reason (R): Rules of the post- Gupta dynasties were the sole patronisers of Art.

Read the above statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

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