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ANCIENT INDIA QUESTIONS

Exam NameANCIENT INDIA QUESTIONS
DescriptionANCIENT INDIA QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS
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Question: Where was the third Buddhist Council held ?

Answer:Pataliputra


Question: The word Gotra occurs for the first time in -

Answer:Rigaveda


Question: In Sangam Literature 'Tolkappiyam' is a text of:

Answer:Tamil grammar


Question: With reference to the Indian history of art and culture, consider the following pairs:
Famous work of Site Sculpture
1. A grand image : Ajanta of Buddha's Mahaparinirvana With numerous celestial
musicians above and the sorrowful figures of his followers below
2. A huge image of : Mount Abu Varaha Avatar (boar Incarnation) of Vishnu, as he
rescues Goddess Earth from the deep and chaotic waters sculpted on rock
3. "Arjuna's Penance"/ : Mamallapuram "Descent of Ganga" sculpted on the surface of
huge boulders
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?


Answer:1 AND 3 ONLY


Question: Mother of Gautam Buddha belonged to which dynasty ?

Answer: Koliya dynasty


Question: The statue of Gomateshwara at Sravanabelagola was built by—

Answer:Chamundaraya


Question: Harshavardhana was defeated by-

Answer:Pulkesin II


Question: Where is the Indus Civilization city Lothal ?


Answer:Gujarat


Question: The indus valley civilization specialised in

Answer:town planning


Question: The third Sangam was held at-

Answer:Madurai


Question: Who was the greatest ruler of the Satavahanas?

Answer:Gautamiputra Satkarni


Question: Which one of the following important trade centres of ancient India was on the trade route connecting Kalyana with Vengi ?

Answer:Tagara


Question: Who among the following is said to have witnessed the reigns of eight Delhi Sultans ?

Answer:Amir Khusrau


Question: A Buddhist council during the reign of Ashoka was held at-

Answer:Pataliputra


Question: Samudragupta has been given the title of Indian Napolean by the historian-

Answer:V.A.Smith


Question: Who was called by vindhya Adhipati?

Answer:Gautamiputra Satkarni


Question: Consider the following Bhakti Saints :
1. Dadu Dayal
2. Guru Nanak
3. Tyagaraja
Who among the above was/were preaching
when the Lodi dynasty fell and Babur took
over?


Answer:2 only


Question: Which one of the following places has no Ashokan edicts ?

Answer:Patliputra


Question: In which State was the Nalanda University located in India ?

Answer:Bihar


Question: Which one of the following dynasties was associated with Gandhara School of Art ?

Answer:Kushans