Ancient indian history quiz 93

By | August 2, 2018

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Ancient India UPSC History MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The script of the Indus Valley Civilization was
A
Dravidian
B
Persian
C
Sanskrit
D
Undecipherable
Question 1 Explanation: 
Something like 2,000 years and 2,000 miles. But linguistically, if the Indus script is deciphered, we may hopefully find that the proto-Dravidian roots of the Harappan language and South Indian Dravidian languages are similar. This is a hypothesis.
Question 2
Which of the following is regarded by historians as a crucial stage In describing the progress of civilization?
A
Writing
B
The discovery of fire
C
Agriculture
D
The use of internet
Question 3
Mahabharata was also known as
A
Brihat Katha
B
Jaya Samhita
C
Rajatarangini
D
Purana
Question 3 Explanation: 
Original name of Mahabharata is Jaya, means victory over self. The original name of the Mahabharata is thought to be Jaya, or a victory song. Then it started being called Vijaya, with reference to the victory over the Kauravas. Eventually it came to called Bharata, the story of Bharat.
Question 4
Who among the following are credited with having built the famous Ellora Caves?
A
The Cholas
B
The Satavahanas
C
The Rashtrakutas
D
The Cheras
Question 5
In ancient India, the area around which among the following modern areas was known as ''Golden Chersonese'' ?
A
Kashmir, Hindukush, Afghanistan
B
Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Burma
C
Australia, New Zealand
D
Iran, Iraq and Persian Gulf
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2 thoughts on “Ancient indian history quiz 93

  1. Neelam kumari Malik

    Sir, quiz 93 mai question no 3 ka ans rajatarangi de rakha hai jo wrong hai. iska correct ans Jaya Samhita hoga jo option B mai de rakha hai. .plz ise thk kr dijiye

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