Ancient Indian History General Knowledge Questions


1.Who among the following was propounder of the Madhyamika Philosophy?
2.Which of the following Rigvedic deities represented Storm?
3.The place Dharanikota in South India is related to which ancient dynasty?
4.Pushkalavati was capital of which of the following acient Kingdoms?
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?
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?
8.In which of the following Russo-Persian wars Russia was defeated?
9.World’s first oil paintings have been found in which of the following countries?
10.Begram in Afghanistan was a capital of which of the following kings?
[C]Chandragupta Maurya
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
12.At which among the following sites the where first evidence of cultivation of cotton has been found?
13.At which of the following sites, largest variety of food grains in the Chalcolithic age has been found?
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
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
16.In which state of India, the first Paleolithic site was discovered?
[A]Jammu & Kashmir
[C]Madhya Pradesh
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?
19.The earliest evidence of domestication of animals has been provided by Adamagarh. In which of the following states is located Adamgarh ?
[B]Madhya Pradesh
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
[C]Sohn Valley

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