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Q1. The cultivation of cereals first started in

(i) Neolithic Age
(ii) Mesolithic Age
(iii) Palaeolithic Age
(iv) Proto-Historic Age

(i) Neolithic Age

Q2. Who among the following was the author of Kiratarjuniya?

(i) Bharavi
(ii) Dandin
(iii) Varahmihira
(iv) Kalidasa

(i) Bharavi

Q3. Which among the following metal was not found in Harappan civilization?

(i) Gold
(ii) Copper
(iii) Silver
(iv) Iron

(iv) Iron

Q4. The land measures of the Second Pandyan Empire was mentioned in

(i) Thalavaipuram Copper Plates
(ii) Uttirameru Inscription
(iii) Kudumiyammalai Inscription
(iv) Kasadudi Copper Plates

(i) Thalavaipuram Copper Plates

Q5. Where was the second Jain council held?

(i) Pataliputra
(ii) Vallabhi
(iii) Patliputra
(iv) Vaishali

(ii) Vallabhi

Q6. Idol of dancing girl (Bronze) is found in which of the following civilzation?

(i) Mesopotamian Civilization
(ii) Indus Valley Civilization
(iii) Persian Civilization
(iv) Egyptian Civilization

(ii) Indus Valley Civilization

Q7. The earliest inscriptions were written in which language?

(i) Prakrit
(ii) Pali
(iii) Sanskrit
(iv) Tamil

(i) Prakrit

Q8. Which of the following kings succeeded the king Koccadiyan Ranadhira?

(i) Arikesary Maravarman
(ii) Maravarman Rajasimha I
(iii) Varguna I
(iv) Nedum-Cheliyan

(ii) Maravarman Rajasimha I

Q9. In Indus Valley Civilization, Dholavira is famous for which of the following?

(i) Rock cut architecture
(ii) Sea port 1744
(iii) Water Conservation
(iv) Pottery

(i) Rock cut architecture

Q10. The eighth-century tripartite power struggle was among which of the following?

(i) Cholas, Rastrakutas and Yadavas
(ii) Chalukyas, Pallavas and Pandyas
(iii) Cholas, Pandyas and Chalukyas
(iv) Chalukyas, Pallavas and Yadavas

(ii) Chalukyas, Pallavas and Pandyas

Q11. The evidence of pit dwelling has been obtained from

(i) Burzahom
(ii) Koldihwa
(iii) Brahmagiri
(iv) Sanganakallu

(i) Burzahom

Q12. Which of the following kings dispatched two naval expeditions to help his friend Manavarma?

(i) Aparajitavarman
(ii) Dantivarman
(iii) Nrpatungavarman
(iv) Narasimhavarman I

(iv) Narasimhavarman I

Q13. Which of the following Vedas is not a part of Vedatrayi

(i) Rig Veda
(ii) Yajur Veda
(iii) Sama Veda
(iv) Atharva Veda

(iv) Atharva Veda

Q14. Whose achievements are recorded in the Allahabad Pillar inscription?

(i) Chandragupta Maurya
(ii) Samudra Gupta
(iii) Vikramaditya
(iv) Skand Gupta

(ii) Samudra Gupta

Q15. The expounder of Yoga philosophy was :

(i) Shankaracharya
(ii) Patanjali
(iii) Jaimini
(iv) Gautam

(ii) Patanjali

Q16. In Indus Valley Civilization, Kalibangan is famous for which of the following?

(i) Rock cut architecture
(ii) Sea port
(iii) Cotton cultivation
(iv) Pottery

(iv) Pottery

Q17. Who has given the treatise on the rule of the Pandyan kingdom by Pandala a daughter of Herakles?

(i) Megasthenes
(ii) Kautilya
(iii) Banabhatt
(iv) Kalidas

(i) Megasthenes

Q18. Which one of following pairs is not correctly matched?

(i) Samaveda Samhita – Origins of Indian music
(ii) Atharvaveda Samhita – Origins of Indian medicine
(iii) Rigveda Samhita – Earliest prose
(iv) Yajurveda Samhita – Origins of rituals

(iii) Rigveda Samhita – Earliest prose

Q19. The earliest Buddhist literature which deal with the stories of the various birth of Buddha are

(i) Sutta pitakas
(ii) Vinaya pitakas
(iii) Abhidamma pitakas
(iv) Jatakas

(iv) Jatakas

Q20. The Early Western Chalukyas who ruled for about two centuries but were ousted by which of the following during the middle of 8th century?

(i) Rashtrakutas
(ii) Palas
(iii) Gujara-pratiharas
(iv) None of the above

(i) Rashtrakutas

Q21. The Ajanta Paintings belong to the

(i) Harappan period
(ii) Mauryan period
(iii) Buddhist period
(iv) Gupta period

(iv) Gupta period

Q22. According to the excavated evidence, the domestication of animal began in

(i) Lower Palaeolithic period
(ii) Middle Palaeolithic period
(iii) Upper Palaeolithic period
(iv) Mesolithic period

(iv) Mesolithic period

Q23. Which of the following was the term used for those persons who sold themselves as slaves in times of famines to maintain themselves?

(i) Kritadasas
(ii) Svavikrayi
(iii) Dhvajahrita
(iv) Rinadasas

(ii) Svavikrayi

Q24. What is ‘Patriarchic Society’?

(i) System that values women more than men
(ii) System that values men more than women
(iii) System that values both men and women equally
(iv) System that values elders

(ii) System that values men more than women

Q25. According to the categories of land mentioned in the Chola inscriptions was known as the land gifted to temples?

(i) Vellanvagai
(ii) Brahmadeya
(iii) Shalabhoga
(iv) Devadana

(iv) Devadana

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