Ancient History of India MCQs for IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC & Railway etc
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Ancient History of India MCQs for IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC & Railway etc

This section covers Free Multiple Choice Quections (MCQs) for Ancient History of India; often asked in UPSC, IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC, Railway, UPPSC, RPSC, BPSC, MPPSC, TNPSC, MPSC, KPSC and other competition exams.

  1. Who discovered the first palaeolithic tools in India ?

    1. Daya Ram Sahni
    2. Robert Bruce Foote
    3. John Marshall
    4. R. D. Banerji
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  2. Who discovered the three age (Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age) system ?

    1. Thomsen
    2. Howard Carter
    3. Mortimer Wheeler
    4. Zahi Hawass
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  3. The official 'Agronomai' during Mauryan age was related to which of the following field?

    1. Weight and measurement
    2. Administrative management
    3. Construction of roads
    4. Revenue management
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  4. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer using the codes given below :

    1) The Sun temple of Multan is mentioned by Hiuen Tsang, Abuzaiyid, Al-Masudi and Alberuni.
    2) The pilgrimage to Sambapur was associated with Sun worship.

    1. Only 1 is correct
    2. Only 2 is correct
    3. Both 1 and 2 are correct
    4. Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
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  5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    Text Author
    A) Ragamala 1) Somanath
    B) Rasa Kaumudi 2) Venkatraman
    C) Raga Vobodh 3) Pundrik Vitthal
    D) Chaturdandi Prakashika 4) Sri Kantha

    1. 4,3,1,2
    2. 4,2,1,3
    3. 2,3,4,1
    4. 1,2,3,4
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  6. With reference to the Satavahana Rulers which of the following statement/s is/are true?

    1. The Satavahana Kings were the nurturers of the Prakrit language.
    2. Public aspect of the arts got more encouragement during the Satavahana period.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    1. Only 1
    2. Only 2
    3. Both 1 and 2
    4. Neither 1 nor 2
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  7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the list:

    List I List II
    (Mahajanpadas) (Capitals)
    A) Matsya 1) Mathura
    B) Kuru 2) Potan
    C) Sursena 3) Virat Nagar
    D) Asmak 4) Indraprastha

    1. A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
    2. A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2
    3. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
    4. A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
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  8. Which of the following Indian Archaeologists first visited 'Bhimbetka Caves' and discovered prehistoric significance of its rock paintings?

    1. Madho Swaroop Vatsa
    2. HD Sankalia
    3. VS Wakankar
    4. VN Mishra
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  9. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    List  I List  II
    A) Balu 1) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Manda 2) Jammu & Kashmmir
    C) Padri 3) Haryana
    D) Hulas 4) Gujarat

    1. A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4
    2. A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
    3. A-2, B-4, C-3, D-1
    4. A-3, B-2, C-4, D-1
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  10. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    List  I List  II
    A) Jajmani 1) North India
    B) Bara Salute 2) Karnataka
    C) Mirasi 3) Maharashtra
    D) Adade 4) Tamil Nadu

    1. A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
    2. A-1, B-3, C-2, D-4
    3. A-1, B-4, C-2, D-3
    4. A-1, B-3, C-4, D-2
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