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

21. Who composed 'Ai-hole' prasasti?
(A) Harisena
(B) Nayanikar
(C) Kautilya
(D) Rabikirti
Correct Answer: [D] Rabikirti.

22. Indus-valley civilization is called
(A) Stone Age
(B) Iron Age
(C) Urban
(D) Rural
Correct Answer: [C] Urban.

23. Where was the capital of Sasanka?
(A) Karnasuvarna
(B) Lakhnawati
(C) Samatata
(D) Tamralipta
Correct Answer: [A] Karnasuvarna.

24. The Upanishads were compiled around
(A) 1000 BC
(B) 1600-600 BC
(C) 600 BC
(D) 800 BC
Correct Answer: [C] 600 BC.

25. The Origins of Indian Music may be traced to one of the following Vedas
(A) Yajur
(B) Atharva
(C) Rig
(D) Sama
Correct Answer: [D] Sama.

26. The famous physician during Buddha's time was
(A) Charaka
(B) Jivaka
(C) Kautilya
(D) Nachiketa
Correct Answer: [B] Jivaka.

27. In which ancient text do you find the earliest reference to the Varna System?
(A) Atharva Veda
(B) Satapatha Brahmana
(C) Manu Samhita
(D) Rigveda
Correct Answer: [D] Rigveda.

28. How many Tirthankaras were there in ancient India?
(A) 23
(B) 24
(C) 16
(D) 22
Correct Answer: [B] 24.

29. Which metal was unknown to the Indus people?
(A) Bronze
(B) Gold
(C) Copper
(D) Iron
Correct Answer: [D] Iron.

30. According to Buddhism, the cause of all sorrows is
(A) Trishna
(B) Krodh
(C) Maya
(D) Kama
Correct Answer: [A] Trishna.


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