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Ancient History Test-5

Que.1

With reference to the Ancient India, consider the following statements:
1. The earliest cities were flourished on the banks of Ganga and its tributaries.
 2. Magadha was the big kingdom situated to the south of Ganga.
 3. Birch was used for writing manuscript.
  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

 Only 1

B.

Only 3

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.2

Consider the following statements about Palaeolithic period:
 1. Stone tools found during this period are called as microliths.
 2. Hunsgi was a palaeolithic site where tools were made from limestone.
  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

 Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

 Both

D.

None

Que.3

Consider the following statements:
  1. Cotton was cultivated at Mehrgarh.
  2. Cities like Harappans reared cattle, sheep, goat and buffalo.
  3. Earliest domesticated plants were wheat and barley and animals were sheep and goat.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 3

B.

Only 3

C.

All 

D.

None

Que.4

With reference to the local self-government in the Chola Empire, which of the following statements related is/are correct?
  1. The "Ur" consisted of all the taxpaying residents of an ordinary village.
  2. System of committees was well established to undertake works.
  3. People who owned land or belonged to the upper castes were mainly chosen in the councils. 
    Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.5

Consider the following statements with reference to Chalukya Dynasty:
   1. Vatapi was the capital of Chalukya dynasty.
   2. Chinese visitor Hiuen Tsang visited to Chalukya in the reign of Kirtivarman II.
   3. Last Chalukya king Kirtivarman II was defeated by Chola dynasty.
   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 2

B.

Only 1

C.

1 and 3

D.

All 

Que.6

With reference to ancient period consider the following statements:
1 The Sungas promoted the Sanskrit language.
2 The Satavahanas patronized Telugu language.
3 Kanishka embraced Jainism in the early part of his reign.
4 The famous physician of ancient India Charaka was patronized by Pushyamitra I.
     Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1     

B.

1, 2 and 3

C.

2, 3 and 4

D.

None

Que.7

Consider the following statements related to the Kanauj assembly:
1. The Kanauj assembly was organized to honour Hiuen Tsang.
2. Representatives of Mahayana Buddhism were only invited to the Kanauj assembly.
3. Hiuen Tsang explained the values of Mahayana doctrine in that.
      Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1 and 2       

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.8

Which of the following pairs of travelers and their place of origin, who visited India and has presented vivid description of India is/are correct?
1. Ibn Batuta - Morocco
2. Abdur Razzaq Samarqandi - Uzbekistan
3. Al-Biruni - Afghanistan
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.9

In the administration of Chola dynasty, the term pallichchhandam stands for? 

A.

Land of non-Brahmana peasant proprietors.

B.

Land gifted to Brahmanas.

C.

Land donated to Jaina institutions.

D.

Land for the maintenance of a school.

Que.10

Which of the following works give information about the Mauryan empire?

1  Indica by Megasthenes

2  Mudrarakshasa by Bhadrabahu 

3  Jain Kalpasutra by Vishakadatta

Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

1 and 3

C.

Only 1

D.

All

Que.11

Which of the following statements related to the crops in Ancient India is/are correct?

1 The Sulaiman and Kirthar hills are the areas where rice was first grown.

2  The places north of Vindhyas are the areas where crops like wheat and barley first grown.

Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.12

Consider the following statements related to Rashtrakutas rulers: 
1  The greatest Rashtrakutas rulers were Govinda 111 and Amoghvarsha.
2  The rock cut temple of Shiva at Ellora was built by Rashtrakutas.
3  Vaishnavism flourished during the period of Rashtrakutas.
  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 2

C.

1 and 3

D.

All 

Que.13

Consider the following statements about Megasthenes:
1  He was the ambassador of Selucus.
2  He wrote the Indica to give account about Mauryan empire.
3  He was the Greek ambassador in the court of Ashoka.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 3

C.

1 and 2

D.

None

Que.14

Consider the following statements:
1  Mesolithic Period: Grasslands developed due to climate change.
2  Neolithic Period: Polished tools with sharp edge were used.
3  Palaeolithic period: Tools such as hand-axes, cleavers and choppers were used.
  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 3

C.

All

D.

None

Que.15

1.  The tax was fixed at 1/6th of produced known as Bhaga.
2.  Herders were also need to pay taxes in form of animal produce.
3.  As a form of tax weaver or a smith have had to work for a day for King.
  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 3

B.

Only 3

C.

Only 1

D.

All

Que.16

Consider the following statement about Rigvedic period:
1  Economic life was centered around agriculture and cattle rearing.
2  Bull was worshiped in early Vedic period.
3  The family was primarily monogamous and patriarchal.
4  Widow remarriage and child marriage was prevalent.
  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 3 

C.

1 and 4

D.

All 

Que.17

Consider the following statements related to the Sungas:
1  The Sungas dynasty was founded by Gautamiputra Satkarni.
2  Sungas decorated chaitya and stupas with motifs such as wheels, thrones to symbolize the Buddha.
3  Kalyani was a great port on the west coast during the rule of Sungas.
  Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

A.

Only 1

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

None 

Que.18

Consider the following statements with reference to Chalukyas administration:
1.  The Chalukya administration was decentralized, but village autonomy was absent.
2.  The Chalukya had great standing army but due to weak maritime security they always invaded by enemy.
3.  The Chalukya developed the vesara style in the building of structural temples. 
4.  Cave temple architecture was famous under the Chalukyas.
  Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

1, 2 and 4

C.

3 and 4

D.

All 

Que.19

With respect to the Asoka's Dhamma consider the following statements:
1  It was the code of behavioral conduct to be followed by people mandatory.
2  It incorporated the practice of Ahimsa.
3  It stated humane treatment of servants by masters and prisoners by government officials.
  Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

A.

Only 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All 

Que.20

Consider the following statements about the position of women in the Gupta period:
 1.  Women were not allowed to participate in the administration.
 2.  Women had right to real property.
 3.  Svayamvara & Gandharva form of marriage became popular.
  Which of the statement given above statement is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

2 and 3

C.

All

D.

None

Que.21

Consider the following statements with respect to the Ashoka:
 1.  Ashoka was converted to Buddhism as a result of the Kalinga war.
 2.  The first Buddhist council was convened by the Ashoka and missionaries were sent to various places.
  Which among the above given statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.22

Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Ashoka's dharma?
 1.  His teaching were meant to strengthen the institution of family.
 2.  He held that if the people behaved well they would attain nirvana.
 3.  It's broad objective was to preserve the social order.
  Codes:

A.

1 and 3

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 3

D.

All

Que.23

Which of the following is the only Harappan city with Radial streets?

A.

Lothal

B.

Banwali

C.

Daimabad

D.

Kalibangam

Que.24

Which of the following is/are the characteristic features of Mesolithic age?
 1.  The Mesolithic people lived on hunting, fishing and food-gathering. 
 2.  The first human colonization of the Ganga plains took place during this period.
 3.   Mesolithic paintings have been found in Bhimbetka caves which included animals and human scenes.
  Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 3

C.

1 and 2

D.

All

Que.25

Which of the following statements is/are true about India's ancient trade with Roman empire?
 1.  India used to export muslin, pearls and jewels to Rome.
 2.  Indian silk was very popular in Rome which they named as Yavanpriya. 
 3.  The balance of trade was in favour of Roman empire always.
  Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 1

D.

All

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