Thursday, March 28, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Ancient Indian History Quiz For WBCS, SSC CGL, UPSC, RAIL NTPC Exams P3

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11. Total number of Puranas
(A) 43
(B) 10
(C) 11
(D) 18

Correct Answer: [D] 18.
Explanation: There is a total of 18 Puranas. It contains many things all together like mythology, cosmology, various legends, folk belief, codes of law, miscellaneous topics. It has suggested a change in the mode of the warship from sacrifice to idol worship. It contains a description of an ancient legend that was heavily colored with superstitions. The Puranas are Brahma Puran, Vishnu Purana, Shiva Purana, Padma Purana, etc.
12. Sulapani was a famous artist of the
(A) Pala Period
(B) Sena Period
(C) Kushana Period
(D) Gupta Period

Correct Answer: [B] Sena Period.
Explanation: Sulapani was one of the finest artists of the Sena era. Other important people are Sandhyakar Nandi, Madhavkar, Jayadeva, Umapati, Dhoyi, etc.
13. Divya was the leader of the
(A) Munda Rebellion
(B) Santal Rebellion
(C) Kaivarta Rebellion
(D) Kol Rebellion

Correct Answer: [C] Kaivarta Rebellion.
14. With the people of which country Harappan people carried trade ?
(A) Russia
(B) Summer
(C) China
(D) Iran

Correct Answer: [B] Summer.
Explanation: Indus people used to trade with the Sumerians, Mesopotamians (now southern Iraq) on waterways and land routes. The Harappan region was known as Meluha in Sumar. There was clear evidence of trading between these two civilizations. The same seals were found in both regions.
15. Who was the court poet of Samudra Gupta?
(A) Aryabhatta
(B) Harisena
(C) Asvaghosha
(D) Nagarjuna

Correct Answer: [B] Harisena.


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