General Studies: Important for Exam: Ancient Indian History MCQ Part 4

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Q. Which of the following was an important port of the imperial Cholas?

(a) Kirkaig

(b) Muziris

(c) Pusher

(d) Nagapattinam

Q. The ‘Dravidic’ form of temple architecture became prominent during the regime of

(a) Pal lavas

(b) Chalukyas

(c) Cholas

(d) Pratihara

Q. The port of Arikamedu where large number of Roman antiquities belonging to the early centuries of the Christen era have been found is generally identified with

(a) Seurat

(b) Pondicherry

(c) Visakhapatnam

(d) Chennai

Q. The information ion the activities of local village assemblies darting the retime of imperial Cholas is available from an inscription found at

(a) Udaipur

(b) Uttaramerur

(c) Kanchipuram

(d) Thanjavur

Q. Which of the following king wrote a book on Vaster (architecture)

(a) Bhai Parmer

(b) Maher Bhai

(c) Mahendravarman

(d) Harsher

Q. The word “Topsail” in the Asoka records denoted

(a) A tax on peasants

(b) Capital of Kalinga province

(c) A Buddhist nun

(d) A Buddhist text

Q. Vishnuvardhana whom the Vishnava philosopher Ramanujan is said to have persuaded to give up Jainism for Vaishnavism was the king of which of the following dynasties?

(a) Cholas

(b) Hoyasala

(c) Chalukyas

(d) Pandya’s

Q. Mitaksara is a book on

(a) Medicine

(b) Astronomy

(c) Hindu law

(d) Mathematics

Q. Which of the following rock edicts of Asoka refers to the five neighboring Greek Kings to whom he sent his emissaries?

(a) RE II

(b) RE V

(c) RE VII

(d) RE XII

Q. Which of the following Buddhist places was granted reduction in land tax by Asoka?

(a) Lumina

(b) Kapilavastu

(c) Senath

(d) Bodhgaya

Q. Which of the following officers is not mentioned in the Asoka inscription?

(a) Adhyayan

(b) Yucca

(c) Rijeka

(d) Pradesikas

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