Quiz On Ancient Indian History With Answers: Set 15

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

Indians were agitated

Indians were encouraged to hone their talent and skill

Foreigners developed misconceptions about India

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

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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