Ancient Indian History Multiple Choice Questions

Multiple Choice Quiz Questions (MCQs) on ancient Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

41. Who composed Prayag-Prashasti inscription during the Gupta period?

[A] Harisena
[B] Veerasena
[C] Amarkhaddava
[D] Aswaghosa

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42. The Gupta Emperor Chandragupta II was succeeded by whom?

[A] Kumargupta I
[B] Skandgupta
[C] Buddhagupta
[D] Vishnugupta

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43. Who among the following succeeded Samudragupta as the next ruler of Gupta Dynasty ?

[A] Chandragupta II
[B] Chandragupta I
[C] Vishnugupta
[D] Mahendra

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44. Who among the following Kushan Emperors was the first to introduce the gold coinage in India?

[A] Vima Kadphises
[B] Vima Taktu
[C] Vasishka
[D] Kujula Kadphises

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45. Which among the following places has given the earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian Subcontinent?

[A] Brahmagiri
[B] Chirand
[C] Mehrgarh
[D] Burzahom

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46. In the Indus Valley Civilization, the style of script is:

[A] Boustrophedon
[B] Pictographic
[C] Brahmi
[D] Not deciphered yet

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47. Who was the founder leader of ‘Muslim Faqirs’ ?

[A] Majnun Shah
[B] Dadu Mian
[C] Tipu
[D] Chirag Ali Shah

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48. Bring out the only incorrect statement:

[A] Jorwe culture was most prominent in Maharashtra
[B] Hathonora is a site where a true hominid fossil was found
[C] The Earliest evidence of Rice cultivation has come from Belan Valley
[D] The people of all sites in Rajasthan during the Neolithic age were aware of Bricks

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49. Which of the following Indus Valley sites is not a present in India?

[A] Chanhudaro
[B] Farmana
[C] Khirasara
[D] Loteshwar

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50. The famous book Sutrakritanga provides detailed information about the life of:

[A] Mahavira
[B] Gautama Buddha
[C] Kapila
[D] Basavanna

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