Quiz on Indian History -1

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1. Who had got the Konark Sun Temple constructed?
2. Which of the following Vedas deals with magic spells and witchcraft?
3. The Indus Valley civilisation can be said to belong to the
4. At which of the following Harappan sites has a supposed dockyard been found?
5. Who among the following was the founder of the Nanda dynasty?
6. During Kanishka's reign, the centre of political activity shifted from Magadha to
7.
The Indo-Greek Kingdom set up in north Afghanistan in the beginning of the second century BC was
8. The normal form of government during the Vedic period was
9. The best specimens of Mauryan art are represented by their
10.
After the partition of India, the largest number of Harappan towns and settlements have been found In
11. Who among the following is known for his work on medicine during the Gupta period?
12. Which of the following Vedas was compiled first?
13. The economy of the Indus Valley people was based on?
14. Ashoka has been particularly Influenced by which Buddhist monk?
15.
Match the location of the following Harappan sites:

List-1                            List-2

(Sites)                          (States)


A. Ropar                  (i) Uttar Pradesh

B. Alamgirpur        (ii) Punjab

C. Kalibangan        (iii) Gujarat

D. Dholavira          (iv) Rajasthan

E. Banawali           (v) Haryana
16. Two most important gods in the Vedic religion were
17. The date of the Harappan Civilisation (2300-1750 BC) has been fixed on the basis of
18. Which of the following civilisations is not associated with the Harappan Civilisation?
19. The Vedic religion along with its Later (Vedic) developments is actually known as
20. The Kushan rule was brought to an end by
21. The Vedic Aryans first settled in the region of
22.
Which of the following does not represent an important source material for the Mauryan period?
23. Which one of the following sculptures invariably used green schist as the medium?
24. The later Vedic Age means the age of the compilation of?
25. Two popular Assemblies of the Vedic period were
26. The term Aryan, Indo-Aryan or Indo-European denotes a _____concept?
27. Cereal(s) grown by the people of the Harappan Civilisation was/were
28. Division of the Vedic society into four classes is clearly mentioned in the?
29. The word 'Veda' has been derived from the root word 'Vid' which means
30. The first metal to be extensively used by the people in India was
31. The most common animal figure found at all the Harappan sites is
32. Who wrote Mrichchhakatikam (Clay Cart)?
33.
In the context of ancient Indian society, which one of the following terms does not belong to the category of the other three?
34.
The Indus or Harappan Civilisation is distinguished from the other contemporary civilisations by its
35.
According to Strabo, the Tamil kingdom to first send emissaries to meet Augustin in Athens in 20 BC, was
36. The town planning in the Harappan Civilisation was inspired by a regard for
37. Which of the following objects was not worshipped by the Indus valley people
38. The Vedic economy was based on
39. According to the most widely accepted view, the Aryans originally came from
40. Which of the following contains the famous Gayatri mantra?
41. The Harappan or Indus Valley Civilisation flourished during the ____ age.
42. The Harappan Civilisation declined as a result of
43. Which of the following kings used Sanskrit language?
44. Which of the following metals was not known to the Indus valley people?
45. The utensils of the Indus Valley people were mainly made of
46. This Vedic God was 'a breaker of the forts' and also a 'war god
47. Most of the large Harappan towns had for fortifications which served the purpose of
48.
The Harappan Civilisation achieved far greater advancement than Sumerian, Egyptian etc. on account of its
49. The famous Gayatri mantra is addressed to
50.
Of the following scholars who was the first to discover the traces of the Harappan Civilisation?

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