Indian History Questions for Competitive Exams

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Indian History Questions for Competitive Exams

1. The most important source of our information on ancient India's cultural history are:

A. archaeological excavations

B. antiquities and monuments

C. literature and epics

D. inscriptions and coins

Ans .C

2. The granary discovered at Harappa was located:

A. within the citadel at Mohenjodaro

B. in the "Lower town'

C. near the river Ravi

D. beside the western gate of the city

Ans .C

3. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I                                                   List-II

a. Rock-cut Rathas                                  1. Ellora

b. Kailasa Temple                                    2. Mahabalipuram

c. Brihadisvara Temple                            3. Nachnakuthara

d. Parvati Temple                                    4. Thanjavur


       A  B  C  D

(a)  1  2  4  3

(b)  1  4  2  3

(c)  2  4  3  1

(d)  2  1  4  3

Ans .C

4. In his inscriptions Ashoka calls himself:

A. Devanampriya Priyadarshni king

B. Asoka Priyadarshi

C. Dhammasoka (Dharmasoka)

D. Daivaputra

Ans .A

5. Which one of the following Harappan sites is NOT located in Gujarat?

A. Surkotada

B. Rangpur

C. Sutkagendor

D. Desalpur

Ans .C

6. Which one of the following Indus cities has houses with doors on the main streets?

A. Lothal

B. Surkotada

C. Chanhudaro

D. Banawali

Ans .A

7. Which of the all Harappan sites, which has the most impressive drainage system?

A. Harappa

B. Banawali

C. Dhaulavira

D. Mohenjodaro

Ans .A

8. Which of the following was not one of the ruling dynasties of South India in the Sangam Age?

A. Chola

B. Chera

C. Pandya

D. Pallava

Ans .D

9. Which was probably the most popular assembly in which even women enjoyed an equal status with men in the Early Vedic period?

A. Sabha

B. Samiti

C. Gana

D. Vidatha

Ans .D

10. Which one of following pairs is not correctly matched?

A. Samaveda Samhita - Origins of Indian music

B. Atharvaveda Samhita - Origins of Indian medicine

C. Rigveda Samhita - Earliest prose

D. Yajurveda Samhita - Origins of rituals

Ans .C

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