Miscellaneous (Ancient India)

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1.Which one of the following ancient Indian inscriptions is the oldest royal order regarding the preservation of food grains for use in times of crisis in the country?
A. Sohgaura copperplate
B. Ashoka’s Rummindei column article
C. Prayag Prashasti
D. Mehrauli Iron Pillar Inscription of Chandra
Option “A” is correct.
2.What is the correct chronological order of the arrival of the following in India? 1. Gold coins 2. Hit currency Silver coins 3. Iron plow 4. Urban culture Select the correct answer using the code given below
A. 3, 4,1,2
B. 3, 4, 2,1
C. 4,3,1,2
D. 4, 3, 2,1
Option “D” is correct.
3.Which one of the following scripts was written from right to left in ancient India?
A. Brahmi
B. Nandanagari
C. Sharda
D. Kharosthi
Option “D” is correct.
4.Which one of the following was a corporation of merchants in ancient India?
A. Chuturvedimangalam
B. Council
C. Octagon
D. Manigram
Option “D” is correct.
5.The Vadami inscription of Pulakeshin I is dated to the Saka year 465. If it is to be dated in Vikram Samvat, then the year will be?
A. 601
B. 300
C. 330
D. 407
Option “A” is correct.
6.Match List-I with List-II : List-I A. Guptas B. Chandelas C. Chalukyas D. Pallavas List-II 1. Badami 2. Panmalai 3. Khajuraho 4. Deogarh
A. A → 4, B → 3, C → 1, D → 2
B. A → 4, B → 2, C → 3, D → 1
C. A → 2, B → 3, C → 4, D → 1
D. A → 3, B → 4, C → 1, D → 2
Option “A” is correct.
7.Match List-I with List-II : List-I (States) A. Cheras B. Cholas C. Pandyas List-II (Capitals) 1. Karayur / Vanji 2. Puhar / Kaveripattanam and Urayur 3. Korkai and Madurai
A. A → 1, B → 2, C → 3
B. A → 3, B → 2, C → 1
C. A → 3, B → 1, C → 2
D. A → 1, B → 3, C → 2
Option “A” is correct.
8.Who was the author of the book ‘Mudrarakshasa’?
A. Visakhadatta
B. Kautilya
C. Banabhatta
D. Kalhan
Option “A” is correct.
9.Which belief is common in Buddhist, Jain and Brahmin religions?
A. Doctrine of karmaism
B. Immortality of soul
C. Faith in god
D. Hard asceticism
Option “A” is correct.
10.Bihar is a great religious center-
A. for the sikhs
B. for Jains
C. for buddhist
D. for all this
Option “D” is correct.