General Studies: Important for Exam: Ancient Indian History MCQ Part 14

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Q. Which of the following edicts does not refer to the full name of Asoka?

(a) Mask edict

(b) Sarah edict

(c) Guard edict

(d) Knitter edict

Q. Which of the following statements regarding Asoka is incorrect?

(a) Ashok was a follower of Buddhism

(b) Ashok refer to Buddha and his teachings in his inscription

(c) Ashok made visit to Buddhist places of Bodhgaya and lambing

(d) Ashok made special arrangements fort the welfare of men and beasts

Q. Which of the following provides detailed information on the municipal administration of Pataliputra during the Maryann period?

(a) Megasthenes

(b) Kantilla

(c) Asoka inscriptions

(d) Visakhadatta

Q. What is the correct sequence of the following in the history of South India?

1. Sang am Age

2. Megalithic culture

3. Conquest of Ceylon

4. Mahabalipuram temples

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) 3,1, 4,2

(b) 2,3, 4,1

(c) 2,1, 4,3

(d) 1,2, 3,4

Q. The earliest available work associated with Sangamon literature is

(a) Silappadikaaram

(b) Pattupattu

(c) Tolkkappiyam

(d) Padirrupattu

Q. Which of the following was not an important port of trade during the early centuries of the Christian era?

(a) Broach

(b) Sapura

(c) Lethal

(d) Tumulus

Q. The discovery of monsoon in the first century A. D. led to the growth of trade with

(a) Rome

(b) Arabia

(c) South – East Asia

(d) China

Q. Rouletted and Argentine ware found in India belonged to

(a) China

(b) Mesopotamia

(c) Rome

(d) South – East Asia

Q. Which of the following according to the Pericles was the most important port on the western coast of India in the early centuries of the Christian era?

(a) Baryagaza

(b) Barabaricum

(c) Soupier

(d) Collinear

Q. Which of the following regions account for the discovery of the largest number of Roman gold coins?

(a) Western India

(b) Southern Indian

(c) Northern India

(d) North – western India

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