Quiz On Ancient Indian History With Answers: Set 15

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  • 1. 
    Dharmasastras prohibited Indians from making sea voyages. They also prohibited Indians to visit foreign lands. What was its most important consequence?
    • A. 

      Indians were agitated

    • B. 

      Indians were encouraged to hone their talent and skills

    • C. 

      Foreigners developed misconceptions about Indians

    • D. 

      Indians developed a sense of parochialism & ceased to learn from others

  • 2. 
    About which of the following reasons did Chola age attained fame?
    • A. 

      Indulging in wars

    • B. 

      Village assemblies

    • C. 

      Indulging in trade practices

    • D. 

      Teaching practices

  • 3. 
    To which of the following was Buddha's preaching mainly related?
    • A. 

      Performing rituals

    • B. 

      Teaching about Buddhism

    • C. 

      Prayers in Temples

    • D. 

      Purity of thought & conduct

  • 4. 
    What was the main source for study of village government under Chola Empire?
    • A. 

      Hathigumpha inscription

    • B. 

      Rabatak inscription

    • C. 

      Halmidi inscription

    • D. 

      Uttaramerur inscription

  • 5. 
    Ashoka, a Mauryan ruler,begin to issue edicts on?
    • A. 

      From 4th year of his reign

    • B. 

      From the 6th year of his reign

    • C. 

      From the 12th year of his reign

    • D. 

      From the 8th year of his reign

  • 6. 
    In connection with Vedic age, where have excavations taken place?
    • A. 

      Shimla

    • B. 

      Kanpur

    • C. 

      Hastinapur & Atranjikhera

    • D. 

      Lucknow

  • 7. 
    The earliest evidence of Sati practice can be collected from which among the following?
    • A. 

      Tamil copper-plate inscriptions

    • B. 

      Shankarpur copper-plate of Budhagupta

    • C. 

      Rabatak inscription

    • D. 

      Inscription at Eran in Madhya Pradesh

  • 8. 
    ______ was the most important kingdom in Central India and Deccan after Mauryas.
    • A. 

      Satavahanas

    • B. 

      Surasena

    • C. 

      Vajji

    • D. 

      Vatsaa

  • 9. 
    The wheel was first used in?
    • A. 

      Drawing a cart

    • B. 

      Playing

    • C. 

      Pottery

    • D. 

      Metallurgy

  • 10. 
    By the time of which among the following, the features attribute of Hinduism had developed?
    • A. 

      Magadha

    • B. 

      Malla

    • C. 

      Matsya Kingdom

    • D. 

      Guptas