Ancient indian history quiz 95

By | August 2, 2018

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Ancient India UPSC History MCQ questions answers

Question 1
India's earliest contact with Islam was established through
A
Turkish invasions of the 11th-12th centuries
B
Arab invasion of Sindh in the 7th century
C
Sufi saints and Arab travellers
D
Arab merchants of Malabar coast
Question 2
The Pallava king responsible for carving the Rathas of Mahaballpuram was
A
Simhavarma
B
Mahendravarman-I
C
Nandivaraman-II
D
Narsimhavarman
Question 3
Which of the following is the single most important source of the history of Ashoka?
A
Sri Lankan chronicles Dipavamsa and Mahavamsa
B
Buddhist works Divyavadana and Ashokavadana
C
Inscriptions of Ashoka
D
Archaeological Sources and the Puranas
Question 4
Which among the following Chera King is famous for the legends surrounding Kannagi ( he built a temple dedicated to Kannagi) and is also known as '' Red Cherra'' ?
A
Karikala
B
Senguttuvan
C
Nedum Cheralathan
D
Elkara
Question 5
In whose court did Asvaghosa live?
A
Harsha
B
Samudra Gupta
C
Kanishka
D
Ashoka
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