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Quiz On Ancient Indian History With Answers: Set 16

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  • 1. 
    A Chinese embassy was sent by T'ang emperor in the court of?
    • A. 

      Ashoka

    • B. 

      Bimbisara

    • C. 

      Chandragupta I

    • D. 

      Harsha

  • 2. 
    The first kings to issue gold coins in India were?
    • A. 

      Sauviras

    • B. 

      Sindhus

    • C. 

      Sivis

    • D. 

      Indo-Greeks

  • 3. 
    Arrange the order of gods in the later Vedic pantheon as per their importance.1. Indra     2. Agni3. Varuna4. Soma
    • A. 

      3, 4, 2, 1

    • B. 

      1, 2, 3, 4

    • C. 

      2, 3, 4, 1

    • D. 

      2, 1, 3, 4

  • 4. 
    This was the 1st human statues worshipped in India? Name it.
    • A. 

      The statue of Shiva

    • B. 

      The statue of Parvati

    • C. 

      The statue of Brahma

    • D. 

      The statue of Buddha

  • 5. 
    What was included in the script of the Harappan people?
    • A. 

      Pictures of men

    • B. 

      Pictures of animals

    • C. 

      Pictures of flowers

    • D. 

      Combination of pictures and geometrical shapes

  • 6. 
    What was inimitable to the Harappan civilization in comparison to Mesopotamian and Egyptian civilizations?
    • A. 

      Stones

    • B. 

      Paintings

    • C. 

      Agriculture

    • D. 

      Rectangular town planning

  • 7. 
    This metal was 1st used by Vedic people. Identify it from the given options.
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Silver

    • D. 

      Tin

  • 8. 
    Through ____________, the Harappan people disposed their dead.
    • A. 

      Burial

    • B. 

      Cremation

    • C. 

      Keeping the body in park

    • D. 

      Throwing the body in river

  • 9. 
    Kanishka patronised which among the following?
    • A. 

      Samyaksambuddhas

    • B. 

      Pratyekabuddhas

    • C. 

      Mahayana Buddhism

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 10. 
    The excavations in Indus Valley have drawn the relic of Indian history to ____________.
    • A. 

      2000 BC

    • B. 

      1500 BC

    • C. 

      2200 BC

    • D. 

      2500 BC