Ancient History MCQ Quiz

  1. Which of the following is referred to as palk culture?
  2. Which of the following Indus Valley sites is presently in Pakistan?
  3. Megasthanes was the Ambassador of -
  4. The harappan economy was primarily in nature.-
  5. There are similarities between the seals found at Mohenjo-Daro and_____________ .
  6. ‘Ayurveda’ has its origin in ________________ .
  7. Most of the large Harappan towns had for fortifications Which served the purpose of -
  8. Which of the following Chinise rulers built the great wall of China?
  9. We have read that the writing in the Indus valley Civilization was Boustrophedon. This means that ?
  10. Which of the following was common to both the Harappan society and the Rigvedic society?
  11. During the Sangam Age brisk and nourish ing foreign trade was conducted from the south Indian ports of Muziris, Kaveripat tnam or Poom-Puhar and Arikamedu to -
  12. Which important industry show signs of having thrived in Lothal?
  13. The Indus Valley civilisation can be said to belong to the -
  14. The most important craftsman in the Vedic period was the

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Ancient History MCQ

1. Which of the following is referred to as palk culture?

  • Middle Paleolithic culture
  • Lower Paleolithic culture
  • High Paleolithic culture
  • None of the above
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2. Which of the following Indus Valley sites is presently in Pakistan?

  • Alamgirpur
  • Kalibangan
  • Lethal
  • None of the above
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3. Megasthanes was the Ambassador of -

  • Selukos Nikator
  • Alexander
  • Darius
  • The Persians
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4. The harappan economy was primarily in nature.-

  • Rural
  • Urban
  • Industrial
  • Capitalist
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5. There are similarities between the seals found at Mohenjo-Daro and_____________ .

  • Egypt
  • China
  • Sumeria
  • Afghanistan
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6. ‘Ayurveda’ has its origin in ________________ .

  • Rig Veda
  • Sama Veda
  • Yajur Veda
  • Atharva Veda
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7. Most of the large Harappan towns had for fortifications Which served the purpose of -

  • safety from robbers
  • protection against cattle raiders
  • protection against floods
  • All of the above
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8. Which of the following Chinise rulers built the great wall of China?

  • Pan Chao
  • Wang Hsu Tsi
  • Qin Shi Huangv
  • None of the above
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9. We have read that the writing in the Indus valley Civilization was Boustrophedon. This means that ?

  • It was written left to right
  • It was written right to left
  • It was written up to down
  • It was written left to right and right to left in alternate lines
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10. Which of the following was common to both the Harappan society and the Rigvedic society?

  • Horse
  • Female deities
  • Urban centres
  • Iron implements
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11. During the Sangam Age brisk and nourish ing foreign trade was conducted from the south Indian ports of Muziris, Kaveripat tnam or Poom-Puhar and Arikamedu to -

  • West Asia
  • South East Asia
  • Roman World
  • Central Europe
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12. Which important industry show signs of having thrived in Lothal?

  • Pottery
  • Shipbuilding
  • Terracota toys
  • Aircraft manufacture
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13. The Indus Valley civilisation can be said to belong to the -

  • Paleolithic age
  • Primitive age
  • Neolithic age
  • Bronze age
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14. The most important craftsman in the Vedic period was the

  • blacksmith
  • carpenter
  • goldsmith
  • barber
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15. In stone age, the Microliths were most commonly found in which of the following ages?

  • Mesolithic
  • Paleolithic
  • Chalcolithic
  • Neolithic
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16. __________________ was most probably the first metal to be used in India.

  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Gold
  • Silver
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17. ______________________ of Indus Valley Civilization is located on the banks of River Indus in Larkana District of Pakistan.

  • Harappa
  • Mehrgarh
  • Mohen Jo Dero
  • Suktagendor
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18. In Vedic Era, Akhyani is the goddess of _____________ .

  • Peace
  • Sacrifice
  • Forests
  • Rivers
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19. Which was the name of the silver coins issued by Guptas?

  • Karshapana
  • Rupaka
  • Dinara
  • Pana
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