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Ancient Indian History General Knowledge Questions


   

1.Who among the following was propounder of the Madhyamika Philosophy?
[A]Bhadrabahu
[B]Parshwanath
[C]Sheelbhadra
[D]Nagarjuna
2.Which of the following Rigvedic deities represented Storm?
[A]Indra
[B]Maruts
[C]Varun
[D]Apas
3.The place Dharanikota in South India is related to which ancient dynasty?
[A]Chola
[B]Satavahana
[C]Pandya
[D]Chera
4.Pushkalavati was capital of which of the following acient Kingdoms?
[A]Gandhara
[B]Kosal
[C]Magadha
[D]Kashi
5.“_____________is believed to mark the main site of Hastinapur, which was capital of Kauravas and Pandava The imperial gazetteer of India quotes about which of the following places?
[A]Delhi
[B]Ghaziabad
[C]Meerut
[D]Faridabad
6.“Revere all the Buddhas, revere the dharma, revere the sangha” Which among the following quotes this _________?
[A]Allahabad Pillar Inscription
[B]Asoka Edict XII
[C]Asoka Edict X
[D]Mathura Lion capital
7.What was the capital of Surasena Mahajanpada?
[A]Viratnagar
[B]Mathura
[C]Taxila
[D]Kashi
8.In which of the following Russo-Persian wars Russia was defeated?
[A]first
[B]second
[C]third
[D]none
9.World’s first oil paintings have been found in which of the following countries?
[A]India
[B]Pakistan
[C]Afghanistan
[D]Iran
10.Begram in Afghanistan was a capital of which of the following kings?
[A]Kanishka
[B]Asoka
[C]Chandragupta Maurya
[D]Samudragupta
11.Which among the following is the correct location of an ancient site Deh Morsai Ghundai?
[A]Northern Pakistan
[B]Eastern Persia
[C]Modern Turkey
[D]Afghanistan
12.At which among the following sites the where first evidence of cultivation of cotton has been found?
[A]Piklihal
[B]Hathonora
[C]Nal
[D]Ghaligai
13.At which of the following sites, largest variety of food grains in the Chalcolithic age has been found?
[A]Navdatoli
[B]Gilund
[C]Adamgarh
[D]Banahali
14.Consider the following statements:

1. First human like appearance was in Australopithecus
2. First known Homo species is Homo heidelbergensis
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
[A]1 only
[B]2 only
[C]both
[D]none
15.Consider the following statements:
1. Both Ramapithecus & Shivapithecus have been considered the earliest ancestors of modern human beings
2. While Ramapithecus is a male fossil, Shivapithecus is a female fossil
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
[A]1 only
[B]2 only
[C]Both
[D]None
16.In which state of India, the first Paleolithic site was discovered?
[A]Jammu & Kashmir
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Madhya Pradesh
[D]Karnataka
17.Which among the following age marks a very distinct growth in population of Human beings compared to other ages?
[A]Lower paleolithic age
[B]Upper Paleolithic Age
[C]Mesolithic age
[D]Neolithic Age
18.What is the number of prehistoric rock shelters in Bhimbetka?
[A]221
[B]243
[C]268
[D]289
19.The earliest evidence of domestication of animals has been provided by Adamagarh. In which of the following states is located Adamgarh ?
[A]Rajasthan
[B]Madhya Pradesh
[C]Gujarat
[D]Maharastra
20.The oldest evidence in human history for the drilling of teeth in a living person was found in which of the following cultures?
[A]Ahar banas
[B]Mehrgarh
[C]Sohn Valley
[D]Malwa

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