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Q1

With reference to ancient Indian history, which of the following statement/statements is/are correct regarding Pandyas kingdom in the early Sangam age.

  1. Their kingdom was known for their cotton clothes.

  2. As per Megasthenes, there have been instances of Pandya kingdom ruled by a woman.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q2

With reference to Indian history, what does “Sangam” refer to:

Q3

With reference to Indian History, Consider the following statement/statements about the Ports during the Christian era:

  1. Borach was the most important port during the Christian era.

  2. Other important ports such as Tamralipti and Arikamedu were located on the Western coast.

  3. Ports were used by the Satvahana only.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

With reference to the Christian era, what is the commodity being referred to as “Yavanapriya” in Sanskrit:

Q5

With reference to Gupta age, which of the following statement/statements is/ are correct regarding the Gupta rule:

  1. The Gupta empire was larger than the Mauryan empire.

  2. Samudragupta’s rule was known for violence and conquests.

  3. Gupta's strength did lie in the importance of Horse in the Army.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q6

With reference to Gupta age, which of the following statement/statements is/ are incorrect regarding the fall of  Gupta rule:

  1. Invasion of Huns from Central Asia.

  2. Oppressive religious policies of Gupta.

  3. The decline of foreign trade.

  4. Rise of feudatories.

Select the correct answer using the code given below 

Q7

With reference to Indian History, which of the following statement/statements is/ are correct regarding the Allahabad inscription:

  1. It was erected by Emperor Ashoka.

  2. Inscription on it is related to the Samudragupta’s peace messages

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q8

With reference to Gupta Age, Consider the following statement regarding the religious  :

  1. Flourishing of idol worship during the Gupta age.

  2. Buddhist university was set up at Nalanda.

  3. Brahmanism took primacy over Buddhism and Jainism during the Gupta rule.

       Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q9

With reference to the material culture of Deccan under the Satavahanas, consider the following statements:

1. It was completely based on the northern ingredients left by the Mauryans. 

2. Unlike the Kushans, they did not issue any gold coins. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q10

Which of the following ruling dynasties was/were mentioned in Asokan inscriptions?

1. Pandyas

2. Cheras

3. Cholas

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q11

 Consider the following statements:

1. The Satavahanas were the only native successors of the Mauryans. 

2. The Satavahanas were the first rulers to make land grants to the Brahmanas and Buddhist monks.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q12

In Peddabankur, we find the evidence related to regular use of fire-baked bricks, and use of flat, perforated roof tiles which was dated back to 200 B.C.-AD.200. In which of the following states is Peddabankur located?

Q13

 During the Satavahana period, the position of Gaulmika was associated with:

Q14

 With reference to the administration of the Satavahanas rulers, consider the following statements:

1. The administration was a fusion of the Mauryan administrative system with certain military and feudal elements. 

2. The rulers strongly believed in the Dharmasastras.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q15

With reference to the Satavahana period, what were the 'Kataka' and 'Skandhavaras'? 

Q16

With reference to the Satavahanas, which of the following statements is incorrect?

Q17

 Which of the following structures of architecture was/were developed during the Satavahana period?

1. Viharas

2. Rock-cut temples 

3. Stupa

4. Chaitya

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q18

Who among the following wrote the text called Gathasaptasati?

Q19

Consider the following statements:

1. The Chera kingdom was called coromandal. 

2. Uraiyur was a place famous for cotton trade. 

3. The city of Puhar was founded by Karikala. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q20

With reference to the history of ancient India, the term 'Muchchangam', refers to

Q1.

With reference to ancient Indian history, which of the following statement/statements is/are correct regarding Pandyas kingdom in the early Sangam age.

  1. Their kingdom was known for their cotton clothes.

  2. As per Megasthenes, there have been instances of Pandya kingdom ruled by a woman.

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
Q2.

With reference to Indian history, what does “Sangam” refer to:

a) The Council of Pandyas, Cholas, Cheras.
b) The confluence of rivers at Kaveripattinam 
c) Assembly of poets.
d) Pilgrimage centre for Brahmanas.
Q3.

With reference to Indian History, Consider the following statement/statements about the Ports during the Christian era:

  1. Borach was the most important port during the Christian era.

  2. Other important ports such as Tamralipti and Arikamedu were located on the Western coast.

  3. Ports were used by the Satvahana only.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

With reference to the Christian era, what is the commodity being referred to as “Yavanapriya” in Sanskrit:

a) Cotton
b) Iron artifact
c) Pepper
d) Precious stones
Q5.

With reference to Gupta age, which of the following statement/statements is/ are correct regarding the Gupta rule:

  1. The Gupta empire was larger than the Mauryan empire.

  2. Samudragupta’s rule was known for violence and conquests.

  3. Gupta's strength did lie in the importance of Horse in the Army.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

With reference to Gupta age, which of the following statement/statements is/ are incorrect regarding the fall of  Gupta rule:

  1. Invasion of Huns from Central Asia.

  2. Oppressive religious policies of Gupta.

  3. The decline of foreign trade.

  4. Rise of feudatories.

Select the correct answer using the code given below 

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

With reference to Indian History, which of the following statement/statements is/ are correct regarding the Allahabad inscription:

  1. It was erected by Emperor Ashoka.

  2. Inscription on it is related to the Samudragupta’s peace messages

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
Q8.

With reference to Gupta Age, Consider the following statement regarding the religious  :

  1. Flourishing of idol worship during the Gupta age.

  2. Buddhist university was set up at Nalanda.

  3. Brahmanism took primacy over Buddhism and Jainism during the Gupta rule.

       Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c)  1 and 2 only 
d)  1, 2 and 3
Q9.

With reference to the material culture of Deccan under the Satavahanas, consider the following statements:

1. It was completely based on the northern ingredients left by the Mauryans. 

2. Unlike the Kushans, they did not issue any gold coins. 

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
Q10.

Which of the following ruling dynasties was/were mentioned in Asokan inscriptions?

1. Pandyas

2. Cheras

3. Cholas

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 3 only 
c) 2 and 3 only 
d) 1 only
Q11.

 Consider the following statements:

1. The Satavahanas were the only native successors of the Mauryans. 

2. The Satavahanas were the first rulers to make land grants to the Brahmanas and Buddhist monks.

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
Q12.

In Peddabankur, we find the evidence related to regular use of fire-baked bricks, and use of flat, perforated roof tiles which was dated back to 200 B.C.-AD.200. In which of the following states is Peddabankur located?

a) Tamil Nadu
b) Andhra Pradesh 
c) Kerala 
d) Telangana
Q13.

 During the Satavahana period, the position of Gaulmika was associated with:

a) Rural administration 
b) Construction of temples 
c) Teaching Dharmasastras
d) Urban administration 
Q14.

 With reference to the administration of the Satavahanas rulers, consider the following statements:

1. The administration was a fusion of the Mauryan administrative system with certain military and feudal elements. 

2. The rulers strongly believed in the Dharmasastras.

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
Q15.

With reference to the Satavahana period, what were the 'Kataka' and 'Skandhavaras'? 

a) Spaces where travellers could stay for a considerable period. 
b) Temporary administrative centres.
c) Royal godown for hoarding food grains. 
d) Sacred places where the army or military was not allowed.
Q16.

With reference to the Satavahanas, which of the following statements is incorrect?

a) The Satavahana kingdom had three grades of feudatory but only the king enjoyed the privilege of minting coins.   
b) They paid liberal donations to Brahmans and Buddhist monks.
c) Nagarjunakonga and Amravati were two seats of learning Vedas and Dharmasastras. 
d) Senapati, mahabhoja and the king were the three grades of feadatories. 
Q17.

 Which of the following structures of architecture was/were developed during the Satavahana period?

1. Viharas

2. Rock-cut temples 

3. Stupa

4. Chaitya

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 2 only 
c) 1 and 2 only 
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q18.

Who among the following wrote the text called Gathasaptasati?

a) Vijayananda
b) Gautamiputra Satakarni
c) Hala 
d) Vasisthiputra Pulamavi
Q19.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Chera kingdom was called coromandal. 

2. Uraiyur was a place famous for cotton trade. 

3. The city of Puhar was founded by Karikala. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) a) 3 only 
b) b) 1 and 2 only 
c) c) 3 only 
d) d) 1 and 3 only 
Q20.

With reference to the history of ancient India, the term 'Muchchangam', refers to

a) a) Assembly of village elders
b) Centres of arts & crafts 
c) Academy of Tamil poets
d) Assembly of local traders