Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 30

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1 .Which of the following was common to both the Harappan society and the Rigvedic society?
A.  Horse
B.  Female deities
C.  Urban centres
D.  Iron implements
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2 .In which script were the Ashokan inscription were written in North West Frontier Province?
A.  Prakrit
B.  Brahmi
C.  Sanskrit
D.  Kharoshti
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3 .Madurai had been the capital of the
A.  Cholas
B.  Pallavas
C.  Rashtrakuta
D.  Pandyas
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4 .Which one of the following ports handled the north Indian trade during the Gupta period?
A.  Kalyan
B.  Cambay
C.  Tamralipti
D.  Broach
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5 .The lowest unit of Chola administration was the
A.  Kottam
B.  Mandalam
C.  Kurram
D.  Valanadu
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6 .The Modi script had been employed in the documents of the
A.  Hoysalas
B.  Zamorins
C.  Marathas
D.  Wodeyaras
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7 .What was the original name of Euthydemia?
A.  Gondhara
B.  Sakala
C.  Kapisa
D.  Purushapura
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8 .In whose reign did the visit of Saint Thomas take place?
A.  Maues
B.  Gondophernes
C.  Kanishka
D.  Menander
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9 .One of them was not conquered by Kaniahka from China Identify.
A.  Khotan
B.  Yarkand
C.  Kashgar
D.  Kapisa
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10 .In whose coins was the wheel round?
A.  Menander
B.  Demetrius
C.  Kanishka
D.  Nahapana
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11 .What is the name of the preaching mudra of gesture, in which the Buddha is depicted delivering his first sermon, In the Gandhara Sculptures?
A.  Abhaya
B.  Dharmachakra
C.  Dhyana
D.  Bhumisparsha
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12 .The ramous Vedic river which had long ago become extinct and now supposed to be flowing underground In Rajasthan is
A.  Sindhu
B.  Sabastu
C.  Shatudri
D.  Saraswati
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13 .The word Jina from which the Jain(ism) has originated stands for
A.  great
B.  detached
C.  non-violence
D.  conqueror (of senses)
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14 .The most important craftsman in the Vedic period was the
A.  blacksmith
B.  goldsmith
C.  carpenter
D.  barber
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15 .In the Rigveda the term Dasas and Dasyus refers to
A.  robbers
B.  tribals
C.  non-Aryans
D.  menials
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