1. The site of Kayatha is situated on the banks of

(A) Banas River
(B) Betwa River
(C) Ken River
(D) ChhotiKalisindh River

2. Punch marked coins were made from which of the following metals?

I. Copper
II. Silver
III. Bronze
IV. Iron

(A) II and IV
(B) I and II
(C) II and III
(D) I and IV

3. The layout of the ancient city of Sravasti was

(A) Circular
(B) Crescent
(C) Triangular
(D) Rectangular

4. Arrange the following sites in chronological order on the basis of their culture remains:

(i) Tilwada
(ii) Chirki-Nevasa
(iii) Mayurbhanj
(iv) Guler

(A) (i), (iii), (iv), (ii)
(B) (ii), (iv), (i), (iii)
(C) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)
(D) (iv), (ii), (i), (iii)

5. Match the site of List-I with the Excavators of List-II.

List – I
List – II
(a) Chanhudaro
(i) J. P. Joshi
(b) Kalibangan
(ii) S. R. Rao
(c) Rangpur
(iii) B. B. Lal
(d) Surkotada
(iv) E.J.H. Mackay

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

6. Which of the following inscriptions refer to the Sudarshan Lake?

I. Rock Edict XIII of Ashoka
II. Junagadh inscription of Rudradaman
III. Girnar record of Skandagupta
IV. Allahabad Prasasthi of Samudragupta

(A) I and II
(B) I and IV
(C) II and III
(D) III and IV

7. Assertion (A): The Harappans had trade contact with Mesopotamians.
Reason (R): The Sargon inscription refers to the Indus Valley as Meluha.

(A) (A) is wrong (R) is correct and (R) is correct explanation.
(B) (A) is correct (R) is wrong but (R) is correct explanation.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is incorrect explanation.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.

8. Who among the following depicted the symbol of a ship with mast on his coins?

(A) Vasisthiputra Pulumavi
(B) Rudradaman I
(C) Gautamiputra Satakarni
(D) Simuka Satavahana

9. Where the earliest rock-cut caves were carved by Ashoka?

(A) Lomash Rishi Caves
(B) Vyagra Gumpha Caves
(C) Barabara Caves
(D) Ajanta Caves

10. The earliest Yaksha image is found in the

(A) Ĺšunga period
(B) Mauryan period
(C) Kushana period
(D) Gupta period

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