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Q1

With reference to the history of ancient India, the term bhojaka refers to 

Q2

Which of the following can be attributed to the rise of Magadha?

1. Pataliputra was surrounded by rivers on almost all sides.

2. Magadha lay at the centre of the middle Gangetic plain. 

3. Rajgir was close to the richest iron deposits.

4. It was Magadha which first used elephants on a large scale in its wars against its neighbours. 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q3

Who f the following was a contemporary of Gautam Buddha?

1. Bindusara

2. Udayin

3. Bimbisara

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q4

With reference to the history of the post-Vedic period, consider the following statements:

1. The rise of large states with towns as their base of operations weakened the territorial idea.

2. During this period, people owed strong allegiance to the janapada to which they belong instead of the Jana or the tribe.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

Which of the following reasons facilitated the Iranian invasion in the north-western part of India in the sixth century BC?

1. This area was wealthy.

2. All the states in the north-were smaller in size and they remained peaceful to each other.

3. It could be easily entered through the passes in the Hindukush.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q6

Regarding Kharosthi script, consider the following statements:

1. It was brought into India by Greek scribes.

2. It was written from right to left.

3. All of the Asokan inscriptions in north-west India were written in this script.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q7

Which of the following was outcomes of the Indian campaign of Alexander?

1. It established direct contact between India and Greece in different fields.

2. It opened up four distinct routes by land and sea.

3. It led to the establishment of the first Greek settlement in the north-western part of India.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q8

With reference to Alexander's historians' account on India, which of the following statements is incorrect?

1. The status of women was good and the Sati system was not prevalent at that time.

2. Indian carpenters were capable of building chariots, boats, and ships.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q9

The texts 'Sulvasutras' were associated with

Q10

Consider the following statements:

1. The sixth century B.C. marks the beginning of the Northern Black Polished Ware phase.

2. The Harappan towns finally disappeared in about 1500 B.C. after that for about 1000 years we don't find any towns in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q11

In ancient India, who were the grihapatis?

Q12

With reference to Magadhan capital, consider the following statements

  1. Rajgir is situated at the confluence of Ganga and Gandak
  2. The capital was shifted from Pataliputra to Rajgir

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q13

With reference to the age of buddha, what is/are the features of Northern black pottery ware

  1. It was made from coarse material.
  2. It was used by all the sections of society.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q14

With reference to the age of Buddha, what does  the nishka and Satamana refer to

Q15

With reference to the age of Buddha, who were the Balisadhkas?

Q16

With reference to the Magadhan empire, what is/are the features of Gramini?

  1. In the beginning, “Gramini” functioned as head of tribal military regiment
  2. In later stages, “Gramin” transformed into the head of villages.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q17

With reference to Indian history, who among the following is a future Buddha, yet to come to save the world?

Q18

With reference to Indian History, what is/are the feature/features of the Dharmasutras.

  1. It laid down the duties of Brahmanas and Kshatriyas
  2. It laid down the Criminal and the Civil law.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q19

With reference to the Age of Buddha, what is/ are the features of the Coins.

  1. Coins were made only of the Silver.
  2. They were punch-marked with the images of hill, trees, fish and bull etc

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q20

With reference to the punch-marked coins, consider the following statements:

1. They were called punch-marked because pieces of these metals were punched with certain marks such as a hill, trees etc.

2. They appeared first in the age of Gautama Buddha. 

3. The earliest coins are made of both silver and coppers. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q1.

With reference to the history of ancient India, the term bhojaka refers to 

a) Village headman
b) Records of land
c) Standing army
d) Slaves
Q2.

Which of the following can be attributed to the rise of Magadha?

1. Pataliputra was surrounded by rivers on almost all sides.

2. Magadha lay at the centre of the middle Gangetic plain. 

3. Rajgir was close to the richest iron deposits.

4. It was Magadha which first used elephants on a large scale in its wars against its neighbours. 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 and 4 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q3.

Who f the following was a contemporary of Gautam Buddha?

1. Bindusara

2. Udayin

3. Bimbisara

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q4.

With reference to the history of the post-Vedic period, consider the following statements:

1. The rise of large states with towns as their base of operations weakened the territorial idea.

2. During this period, people owed strong allegiance to the janapada to which they belong instead of the Jana or the tribe.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q5.

Which of the following reasons facilitated the Iranian invasion in the north-western part of India in the sixth century BC?

1. This area was wealthy.

2. All the states in the north-were smaller in size and they remained peaceful to each other.

3. It could be easily entered through the passes in the Hindukush.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q6.

Regarding Kharosthi script, consider the following statements:

1. It was brought into India by Greek scribes.

2. It was written from right to left.

3. All of the Asokan inscriptions in north-west India were written in this script.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) 2 only
Q7.

Which of the following was outcomes of the Indian campaign of Alexander?

1. It established direct contact between India and Greece in different fields.

2. It opened up four distinct routes by land and sea.

3. It led to the establishment of the first Greek settlement in the north-western part of India.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q8.

With reference to Alexander's historians' account on India, which of the following statements is incorrect?

1. The status of women was good and the Sati system was not prevalent at that time.

2. Indian carpenters were capable of building chariots, boats, and ships.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q9.

The texts 'Sulvasutras' were associated with

a) Law and Justice
b) Measurement
c) Polity
d) Medicine
Q10.

Consider the following statements:

1. The sixth century B.C. marks the beginning of the Northern Black Polished Ware phase.

2. The Harappan towns finally disappeared in about 1500 B.C. after that for about 1000 years we don't find any towns in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q11.

In ancient India, who were the grihapatis?

a) Learned Brahman
b) Head of the family
c) Rich peasants
d) People associated with carpentry
Q12.

With reference to Magadhan capital, consider the following statements

  1. Rajgir is situated at the confluence of Ganga and Gandak
  2. The capital was shifted from Pataliputra to Rajgir

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above
Q13.

With reference to the age of buddha, what is/are the features of Northern black pottery ware

  1. It was made from coarse material.
  2. It was used by all the sections of society.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above
Q14.

With reference to the age of Buddha, what does  the nishka and Satamana refer to

a) Land registration process
b) System of Barter
c) Name of Coins
d) Division of village
Q15.

With reference to the age of Buddha, who were the Balisadhkas?

a) Judicial officer
b) Priest
c) Commander-in -chief
d) Tax collector
Q16.

With reference to the Magadhan empire, what is/are the features of Gramini?

  1. In the beginning, “Gramini” functioned as head of tribal military regiment
  2. In later stages, “Gramin” transformed into the head of villages.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above
Q17.

With reference to Indian history, who among the following is a future Buddha, yet to come to save the world?

a) Avalokiteshvara
b) Lokesvara
c) Maitreya
d) Padmapani
Q18.

With reference to Indian History, what is/are the feature/features of the Dharmasutras.

  1. It laid down the duties of Brahmanas and Kshatriyas
  2. It laid down the Criminal and the Civil law.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above
Q19.

With reference to the Age of Buddha, what is/ are the features of the Coins.

  1. Coins were made only of the Silver.
  2. They were punch-marked with the images of hill, trees, fish and bull etc

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above
Q20.

With reference to the punch-marked coins, consider the following statements:

1. They were called punch-marked because pieces of these metals were punched with certain marks such as a hill, trees etc.

2. They appeared first in the age of Gautama Buddha. 

3. The earliest coins are made of both silver and coppers. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3