Ancient indian history quiz 33

By | August 2, 2018

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Ancient India UPSC History MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Indus Valley Civilization has not been deciphered yet. Consider the following reasons:
  1. No knowledge about their language
  2. Small length of inscriptions
  3. Absence of bilingual texts
Which among the above is/ are correct reasons?
A
Only 1
B
1 & 2
C
1 & 3
D
1, 2 & 3
Question 2
Which of the following is known as the Jain Temple City?
A
Girnar
B
Allahabad
C
Rajagriha
D
Varanasi
Question 3
In the sixth century BC northern India was divided into
A
sixteen great states
B
eight republican states
C
both A and B above
D
Anga and Magadha
Question 4
Who among the following succeeded Pushyamitra Shunga?
A
Agnimitra
B
Sujyestha
C
Vajramitra
D
Devbhuti
Question 5
Which of the following does not represent an important source material for the Mauryan period?
A
Literary works
B
Foreign accounts
C
Numismatic evidence
D
Epigraphic sources
There are 5 questions to complete.
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