Ancient Indian History MCQ Questions with Answer
Q1. The Social System of the Harappans was:
(a) Fairly egalitarian
(b) Slave-Labour based
(c) Colour Varna based
Q2. Which one of the following temples figured in the news regarding the institution of the Devadasi?
(a) Jagannath Temple, Puri
(b) Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu
(c) KandariyaMahadev temple, Khajuraho
(d) Chausath Yogini temple, Bhedaghat
Q3. The river most mentioned in early Vedic literature is:
Q4. From which of the following regions, the remains of Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic cultures have been found in a sequence?
(a) Kashmir valley
(b) Krishna valley
(c) Belan valley
(d) Godavari valley
Q5. Vaishakha Poornima has a great significance because it was on this day-
(a) Buddha was born
(b) Buddha got enlightened
(c) Buddha died
(d) All of the above
Q6. The Indo-Laws Kingdom set up in northern Afghanistan at the beginning of the second century B.C. was:
Q7. A story of Sunahsesha, in which his father Ajigarta is stated to have sold him to Harishchandra, occurs in:
(a) Aitareya Brahmana
(b) Gopatha Brahmana
(c) Svetasvatara Upnishad
(d) Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
Q8. Which of the following could be the most accurate description of the Mauryan monarchy under Ashoka?
(a) Enlightened despotism
(b) Centralized autocracy
(c) Oriental despotism
(d) Guided democracy
Q9. Where is the Brihadeshwar temple, built during the Chola period, located?
Q10. Assertion (A): The Aham and Puram poems of the PadinenKilukanakku group formed a continuation of the Sangam composition.
Reason (R): They were included under the post-Sangam works as against the Sangam works proper.
(a) Both A and R are true but R is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true