GK Questions with Answers on Ancient Indian History Set XXII

GK Questions with Answers on Ancient Indian History Set XXII consists of 10 Multiple Type Questions that attune and equipped the aspirants according to the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.
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GK Questions with Answers on Ancient Indian History Set XXII consists of 10 Multiple Type Questions that attune and equipped the aspirants according to the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.

1.  Which Rock Edicts depicted the principle of Dhamma?

A. Minor Rock Edicts

B. Major Rock Edicts

C. Kalinga Rock Edicts

D. Bhabru-Bairat Rock Edicts

Ans: B

2. Critically analyse the statement related to the Age of Satavahanas?

I. They were early issuers of Indian state coinage struck with images of their rulers.

II. They formed a cultural bridge and played a vital role in trade and the transfer of ideas and culture to and from the Indo-Gangetic Plain to the southern tip of India.

Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct?

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Both I & II

D. Neither I nor II

Ans: C

3. How many classes are reflected by the Satavahana Empire’s society?

A. Three Classes

B. Four Classes

C. Five Classes

D. Six Classes

Ans: B

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4. How many grades of feudatories within the Satavahana kingdom?

A. Four

B. Three

C. Two

D. One

Ans: B

5. Who among the following assumed the titles of Vikramanka and Kaviraja?

A. Samundra Gupta

B. Kumara Gupta

C. Srigupta

D. Chandra Gupta II

Ans: A

6. Who made Virasen as commander-in-chief during his campaign?

A. Chandra Gupta I

B. Chandra Gupta II

C. Samundra Gupta

D. Gatotkacha Gupta

Ans: C

7. Critically analyse the statement (s) regarding Palaeolithic or Old Stone Age

I. The Old Stone Age sites are generally located near water sources.

II. Many Rock shelters and caves were not used by the Palaeolithic people. They mostly lived in huts made of leaves.

III. Bhimbetka, Adamgarh hill and Kurnool are the examples of the famous sites of Old Stone Age in India.

Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct?

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Both I & II

D. I, II & III

Ans: B

Summary of Indus Valley Civilization (Harappa Civilization)

8. Select the correct pair:

Kot Diji         - Gujarat

Dholavira      - Rajasthan

Kalibangan   -   Sind

Banawali      -   Haryana

Ans: D

9. Which of the following statement (s) is/are the correct explanation of - “The Iron Age of the southern peninsula is often related to Megalithic Burials”?

A. The burial pits were covered with megaliths (large stones). Such graves are extensively found in South India.

B. The practice of twin burial was prominent in the southern peninsula.

C. Burial was considered a form of rebirth and hence celebrated.

D. Both A & B

Ans: A

10. Consider the following statement (s) is/are related to the town planning of Indus Valley Civilisation

I. System of town planning was on the lines of hexagonal view where streets and lanes together looked like honeycomb.

II. The large scale use of mud bricks and underground drainage system was remarkable.

Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct?

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Both I & II

D. Neither I nor II

Ans: D

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