Friday, May 17, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Ancient History MCQ Govt Exam of State Civil Service Main Exam P12

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56. Name the chief of the Rigvedic Bharata tribe who fought against a confederacy of ten tribes (in the battle of 10 kings)
(A) Atri
(B) Gritsamada
(C) Sudas
(D) Divodasa

Correct Answer: [C] Sudas.
57. Who among the following archeologists has been claiming that he was successfully deciphered the Indus script, though others have not accepted the claim?
(A) K.M. Srivastava
(B) S.R. Rao
(C) MEM Wheeler
(D) Gordon Childe

Correct Answer: [B] S.R. Rao.
58. The history of ancient Indian trade rightly begins from the ________ period.
(A) Maurya
(B) Kushana
(C) Harappan
(D) Later Vedic

Correct Answer: [C] Harappan.
59. Which of the following was the most prominent monarchical Maha-Janapadas, during the age of the Buddha?
(A) Vajjis or Vrijis
(B) Avanti and Magadh
(C) Kosal and Vatsa
(D) All listed in B and C

Correct Answer: [D] All listed in B and C.
60. Kalidasa's work include (i) Abhigyana Sakuntalam (ii) Meghadootam (iii) Raghuvamsa (iv) Malavikagnimitram (v) Ritusamhara (vi) Kumara SambhavaSelect the answer from the codes below -
(A) i, ii, iv, v and vi
(B) i, iii, iv and v
(C) i, ii, iii and iv
(D) All of them

Correct Answer: [D] All of them.



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