MCQs on Ancient Indian History - 9

1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:
     List – I                  List – II
(a) Nyāya             (i) Jamini
(b) Vaiseshika     (ii) Kapila
(c) Sānkhya        (iii) Kaāda
(d) Mimansa       (iv) Gautam

Codes:
       (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(B) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(C) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(D) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)


2. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:
List – I                                    List – II
(a) Paleolithic               (i) Ground stone tools
(b) Mesolithic               (ii) Rock painting
(c) Neolithic                 (iii) Flaked stone tools
(d) Upper Paleolithic   (iv) Micro lithic tools

Codes:
       (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(B) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)
(C) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(D) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)


3. The largest number of Harappan sites has been found on the bank of the river
(A) Indus
(B) Satluj
(C) Saraswati
(D) Ravi


4. What was the unique feature of the Harappan civilization which was unknown to other contemporary civilizations?
(A) Cotton Cloth
(B) Palatial Houses
(C) Steatite Seals
(D) Carnelian Beads


5. Match List-I (Place name) with List-II (Geographical location) and select the correct answer from the code given below:
List – I                        List – II
(a) Meluha                   (i) Bahrin
(b) Dilmun                   (ii) Indus Region
(c) Makan                    (iii) Central Asia
(d) Kurgaon                (iv) Makaran Coast

Codes:
      (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
(B) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
(C) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(D) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)


6. Who was the first to propound the theory of Aryan invasion on India?
(A) R.E.M. Wheeler
(B) Gorden V. Childe
(C) J. Marshall
(D) R.P. Chanda


7. The famous philosopher king of the kingdom of Panchala during the later Vedic period was
(A) Ajatasatru
(B) Parikshita
(C) PravahanaJaivali
(D) Svetaketu


8. Who among the following Dharmasutra writers does not approve the system of Niyoga?
(A) Gautama
(B) Apastamba
(C) Baudhayana
(D) Vasishtha


9. Several names of Kautilya have been mentioned in which one of the following?
(A) Devi-Chandra-Guptam
(B) Dasa-Kumara-Charita
(C) Mudrarakshasa
(D) Abhidhana-Chintamani


10. Which among the following places is not associated with the Megalithic culture?
(A) Chandragiri
(B) Brahmagiri
(C) Adichchanallur
(D) Utnur



11. What is the correct chronological order of the following Greco-Roman authors?
(a) Ktesias
(b) Pliny
(c) Strabo
(d) Ptolemy

(A) (b), (c), (d), (a)
(B) (a), (c), (b), (d)
(C) (c), (d), (a), (b)
(D) (d), (b), (c), (a)


12. The seat of the third great Sangam of Tamil authors was at
(A) Gangaikond Cholapuram
(B) Kanchi
(C) Madura
(D) Tanjavur


13. Which among the following was not a port city during the ancient period?
(A) Tuticorin
(B) Poompuhar
(C) Tamralipti
(D) Nagapatnam


14. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:
List – I                                    List – II
(a) RomakaSidhanta   (i) Arabian’s influence
(b) Rouletted Ware     (ii) Greek’s influence
(c) Surkhi                   (iii) Roman’s influence
(d) Algebra                (iv) Kushan’sinfluence

Codes:
       (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
(B) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
(C) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
(D) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)


15. Which one of the following inscriptions mentions the names of both Chandragupta and Ashoka?
(A) Allahabad Pillar inscription of Samudragupta.
(B) Junagarh inscription of Rudradaman.
(C) Shahbajgarhi inscription of Ashoka.
(D) Hathigumpha inscription of Kharvela.

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