Thursday, March 28, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

WBCS Prelims MCQs on Ancient Indian History P2

Page 2

6. Which was a major port of the Indus Valley?
(A) Chanhudaro
(B) Mehargarh
(C) Lothal
(D) Kalibangan

Correct Answer: [C] Lothal.
7. What was the policy of Samudragupta in the south?
(A) Digvijay
(B) Dharmavijaya
(C) Conquest
(D) None of the above

Correct Answer: [A] Digvijay.
Explanation: Digvijaya is a policy of defeating the enemy king and acquired the authority and allow them to rule.
8. Who was the first independent King of Bengal?
(A) Gopala
(B) Mahasengupta
(C) Sasanka
(D) King Ganesh

Correct Answer: [C] Sasanka.
Explanation: Sasanka was a king of the Gauda Kingdom and capital was Karnasubarna, in present-day Murshidabad in West Bengal
9. The Indus Valley Civilization belongs to the
(A) Mesolithic period
(B) Chalcolithic period
(C) Neolithic period
(D) Paleolithic period

Correct Answer: [B] Chalcolithic period.
Explanation: Indus Valley civilization is also known as Harappan civilization. It belongs to the Chalcolithic period and Bronze age. They were not aware of iron metal. There is no clear timeline for Indus valley civilization. It is considered that they were active during 2900 BC to 1700 BC.
10. Who wrote Ramcharita ?
(A) Sandhyakara Nandi
(B) Tulsi Das
(C) Banabhatta
(D) Kalidasa

Correct Answer: [A] Sandhyakara Nandi.


Post a Comment