GS for UPSC: Ancient Indian History

This is an MCQ-based quiz for UPSC, SSC, and other Government Exams.

The Mature Indus civilization flourished from about 2600 to 1900 BCE, marking the beginning of urban civilization on the Indian subcontinent. The civilization included cities such as Harappa, Ganeriwala, and Mohenjo-Daro in modern-day Pakistan, and Dholavira, Kalibangan, Rakhigarhi, and Lothal in modern-day India.

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The inscriptions of Ashoka and the Brahmi script were deciphered by ___?

Alexander Cunningham James Princep Max Muller Mortimer Wheeler

The Kadamba dynasty was founded by whom?

Konkanivarman Kirtisarman Mayurasharma Yajnavarman

Ancient Indraprastha was capital of which of the following Mahajanapada?

Kuru Matsya Panchal Vajji

Purusha sukta is a part of which among the following vedas?

Sam Veda Rig Veda Atharva Veda Yajur Veda

As per the officials mentioned in the Arthashastra, the duties related to Crown lands was performed by whom ?

Kosadhyaksha Hastyadhyaksha Lohadhyaksha Sitadhyaksha

Which Gupta emperor was an expert Veena player?

Sri Gupta Samudragupta Chandragupta I Kumargupta I

Who assumed the title of ‘Ksitipasatapatih’ (Lord of hundred Kings)?

Samudragupta Skandgupta Ashoka Chandragupta I

Which among the following Mahajanpada was located on the junction of two famous ancient Indian Trade routes – Uttarpatha and Dakshinpatha?

Matsya Surasena Avanti Anga

Who among the following is considered to organize a confederacy of 10 tribes or Kings against Sudas?

Vashishta Vishawamitra Puru Agatsya

Bagh caves near Gwalior represent the paintings of which of the following era?

Maurya Era Gupta Era Kushana Era Rajput Era
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Title: GS for UPSC: Ancient Indian History
Questions: 10
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