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WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Ancient Indian History MCQ For PSC Main Exam P15

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71. The famous Jaina temples at Dilwara were built by?
(A) Solankis
(B) Chauhans
(C) Paramaras
(D) Chandellas

Correct Answer: [A] Solankis.
72. When were the Silkworms introduced into the Byzantine empire from China, adversely affecting India's already declining foreign trade?
(A) 615 AD
(B) 351 AD
(C) 451 AD
(D) 551 AD

Correct Answer: [D] 551 AD.
73. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(A) Arrian—Indica
(B) Claudius Aelianus—Naturalis Historica
(C) Diodorus Sicilus—Bibliotheca Historica
(D) Strabo Geography

Correct Answer: [B] Claudius Aelianus—Naturalis Historica.
74. Who tells us that 'India' (i.e. Indus Valley) was the 20th and most prosperous satrapy (province) of the Persian empire?
(A) Fa Hien
(B) Yijing
(C) Herodotus
(D) Megasthenese

Correct Answer: [C] Herodotus.
75. Which of the following is/are the well-known ancient geographical epithets of India?
(A) Bharatvarsha
(B) Saptadvipa
(C) Both A and B
(D) Jambudvipa

Correct Answer: [C] Both A and B.


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