Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 58 of 130)

  1. The planning of the capital in the A rthasastra clearly indicates that the industrial and commercial classes were

    1. Not given any consideration

    2. Provided specific quarters in the township

    3. Allotted space outside the township

    4. Allotted space inside and outside the township

  2. Which of the following statements regarding the Maurya coins are correct:

    1. They are punchmarked coins in silver and copper

    2. They bear names of kings who issued them

    3. They bear distinct set of symbols

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 2 and 3

      4. 1, 2 and 3

  3. The term ‘dharmasthiya’ used by Kautilya denoted

    1. Educational institution

    2. Religious institution

    3. Judicial court

    4. Department of revenue

  4. Stone for Mauryan pillars is believed to have been quarried at

    1. Rajmahal hills

    2. Rajagriha

    3. Chunar

    4. Barabar hills

  5. During the reign of Asoka Kumaras were stationed at

    1. Takshasila, Tosali and Ujjayani

    2. Takshasila, Ujjayani and Junagadh

    3. Takshasila, tosali and Sopara

    4. Ujjayani, mathura and Yerragudi

  6. Which of the following statements regarding dinara is/are correct?

    1. It denoted only a foreign coin

    2. It denoted a gold coin

    3. It denoted a coin in use in the Gupta period.

    4. It was used only for the sale and purchase of land

      1. 1, 2 3

      2. 1, 2 and 4

      3. 2, 3 and 4

      4. None

  7. Bactria, which was a key region in the network of international trade in early times, was located in the area now known as

    1. Punjab

    2. Baluchistan

    3. Iran

    4. Afghanistan

  8. Consider the map given below: The places marked 1, 2, 3 and 4 on the map respectively are

    1. Kausambi, Pushkalavati, Rohitaka and Mahishmati

    2. Rohitaka, Kausambi, Mahishmati and Pushkalavati

    3. Mahishmati, Rohitaka, Kausambi and Pushkalavati

    4. Pushkalavati, Rohitaka, Mahishmati and kausambi

  9. the royal title Kaisara was derived from

    1. Persian

    2. Scythian

    3. Chinese

    4. Roman

  10. Which one of the following was a major item of import in India during the post-Gupta period?

    1. Horses

    2. Leather goods

    3. Medicinal herbs

    4. Silk

  11. Which one of the following is correctly matched Pearl.

      • Uraiyur
      • Spices
      • Korkai
      • Pearl
      • Vanji
      • Silk
      • Kanchi
      • Lvory
  12. Which of the following were among items imported from the Roman world?

    1. Silk

    2. Female slaves

    3. Wine

    4. Coral

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 2, 3 and 4

      3. 1, 3 and 4

      4. 1m 2 and 4

  13. Which of the following were denoted by the term kutumbin occurring in epigraphical sources?

    1. landowners

    2. Artisans

    3. Kinsmen of rural officials

    4. Category of persons sometimes transferred along with land

      1. 1, and 3

      2. 1, 2 and 3

      3. 1 and 4

      4. 2, 3 and 4

  14. The ultimate ownership of land during the post-Gupta period lay with

    1. The cultivator

    2. The village community

    3. The king

    4. The joint family

  15. Chatiyatra was used in early India for

    1. Manufacture of vessels of metal

    2. Pouring of water in sacrificial rituals

    3. Conducting Tantric rituals

    4. Irrigation from wells