ANCIENT HISTORY FOR SSC
MOST IMPORTANT PREVIOUS YEAR QUES.
1.Which of the following was a portcity of the Indus Valley Civilization?
(a) Kalibangan (b) Lothal (c) Rakhigarhi (d) Dholavira
Sol : (b)
- The Samkhya School of Philosophywas founded by ______.
(a) Patanjali (b) Kapila(c) KumarilaBhatta (d) Gautama
Sol : (b)
- Which of the following texts gives a detailed account of the kings of Kashmir ?
(a) Rajatarangini(b) Dipavamsa(c)VinayaPitaka(d) Katha SaritSagar
Sol : (a)
- Which one of the following is INCORRECTLY matched ?
(a)Sama-Veda-knowledge of Science
(b) Rig Veda-knowledge of the Hymnsof Praise
(c) Atharva-Veda-knowledge of the magic formulas
(d) Yajur-Veda-knowledge of the sacrificial formulas
Sol : (a)
5.The______is an ancient Indian treatise on statecraft, economic policy and military strategy that was written in Sanskrit. Kautilya is traditionally credited as the author of the text.
(a) Rigveda (b) Puranas (c) CharakaSamhita (d) Arthashastra
- The archeological site Inamgaon is situated in
(a) Karnataka (b) Uttar Pradesh (c) Gujarat (d) Maharashtra
- ____ is considered to be the oldest discovery of the Indus Valley Civilization ?
(a) Bhirdana (b)Mohenjodaro (c) Rakhigarhi (d) Allhdino
- Which of the following is an ancient poem written by Banabhatta?
(a) Kadambari (b) Mrichchhakatika(c) Meghaduta (d) Gita Govinda
9.MohenjoDaro is situated on the bank of which river ?
(a) Sarasvati (b) Ravi (c) Ghaggar (d) Sindhu
- The Hanging Gardens of Babylon is associated with which of the following ancient cultures ?
(a) Egyptian (b) Mesopotamia (c) Chinese (d) Harappan
- Which of the following sites of ndus valley civilization is not on the bank of river Indus?
(a) Chanhudaro (b) Mohenjodaro c) Ropar (d) Kot-Dij
- How many Vedangas are there in total ?
(a) Ten (b) Six (c) Five (d) Two
- What is the Rigvedic name of the river Ravi?
(a) Vitasa (b) Asikini (c) Shutudri (d) Parushni
- Which among the following is a mature-phase Harappan site situated in the state of Rajasthan?
(a) Manda (b) Kalibangan (c) Chanhudaro (d)Nageshwar
- The Rig Veda is divided into _____ books or mandalas.
(a) 34 (b) 10 (c) 8 (d) 12
- In which state is the archaeological site of Surkotadasituated ?
(a) Rajasthan (b) Karnataka (c) Haryana (d) Gujarat
- Which of the following archaeological sites has evidence of pitdwellings?
(a) Mehrgarh (b) Burzahom (c) RanaGhundai (d) Palavoy
- Burzahom, the neolithic site, is located in
(a) Karnataka (b) Goa (c) Mizoram (d) Jammu and Kashmir
- In which province of Pakistan is the site of the ancient civilisation of MohenjoDaro located.
(a) Balochistan (b) Sindh (c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (d) Punjab
- From which of the following Harappan era sites has the evidence of ploughed fields been found
(a) Mohenjodaro (b) Chanhudaro (c) Kalibangan (d) Harappa
- ‘Microliths’ were _____ used by early humans.
(a) coins (b) stone tools
(c) clothes (d) earthen pots
- Of the following sites of Harappan Civilization, which one is NOT located in Pakistan?
(a) KotDiji (b) Chanhudaro
(c) Shortughai (d) Balakot
- Which of the following Harappan sites is located in Afghanistan?
(a) Shortughai (b) Balakot
(c) Nageswar (d) Kalibangan
- Lothal, a prominent city of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation, is situated in which of the following states?
(a) Gujarat (b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Rajasthan (d) Punjab
- Which of the following is false asper Vedic theory?
(a)The Kshatriyas, or warrier rulers, came from Purusha’s arms
(b)The Vaishyas, or the commoners, came from Purusha’s thighs
(c)The Brahmans, or priests, came from Purusha’s ears
(d)The Shudras, or labourers and servants, came from Purusha’s feet
- With reference to the Vedangas, which of the following terms denotes ‘Ritual’?
(a) Vyakarana (b) Chada
(c) Kalpa (d) Shiksha
- The words ‘SatyamevaJayate’ on the state emblem has been taken from which Upanishad?
(a) Katha (b) Prasna
(c) Kena (d) Mundaka
- At one stage in the Vedic Age, theking was called ‘gopati’ which meant ‘______’.
(a) lord of the universe
(b) lord of the people
(c) lord of land
(d) lord of cattle
Sol : (d)
- The collections of Vedic hymns or mantras are known as ______.
(a) Jnati (b) Bali
(c)Samhita (d) Vidatha
- A person’s Vedic approach and his relationship with society are determined by the four goals of life. Which of the following is not among these goals?
(a) sidhi (b) artha
(c) moksha (d) dharma
- According to ‘The Ramayana’, Ratnakar was the other name of ______.
(a) Vishvamitra (b) Gautam
(c) Durbasa (d) Valmiki
- ‘PurushaSukta’ is a hymn from which Veda?
(a) Atharvaveda (b) Yajurveda (c) Rigveda (d) Samaveda
- Which of the following is the oldest of the Vedas?
(a) Yajurveda (b) Rigveda
(c) Samaveda (d) Atharvaveda
- In which year were 30 Rig Veda manuscripts dating from 1800 to 1500 BC included in the UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register?
(a) 2008 (b) 2005
(c) 2009 (d) 2007
- In which of the following states was Lord Mahaviraborn ?
(a) Maharashtra (b) Karnataka (c) Bihar (d) Gujarat
Sol : (c)
- The _________ is a Jain text containing the biographies of the Jain Tirthankaras, most notably Parshvanath and Mahavira.
(c)Mahapurana (d)Kalpa Sutra
- According to the Jain Philosophy,the term ‘Jina’ means _____.
(a)Iord (b)free from fetters
(c)worthy (d)the conqueror
- Name the holy city recognized as the birthplace of the first (rishabhdev) and fourth (abhinandannath) JainTirthankaras.
(a) Varanasi (b) Dwaraka
(c) Ayodhya (d) Gaya
- Mahavira, who was known in Paliliterature as NiganthaNataputta, founded a religion called ______.
(a) Zoroastrianism (b) Baháʼí
(c) Jainism (d) Sikhism
- Where did Lord Mahavira attain salvation?
(a) Sonagiri (b) Pawapuri
(c) Shravanabelagola (d) Mount Abu
- _______ is famous for outstanding specimens of Buddhirt art and architecture , belonging to the period between the third century B.C. and the 12th century A.D.
(a) Satna (b) Vidisha
(c) Sanchi (d) Dewas
- One of the prominent Buddhist structures in India, _________ Stupa at Sarnath was constructed by the great Mauryan king, Ashoka.
(a) Dhauli (b) Dhamekh
(c) Bharhut (d) Lalitgiri
- The concept of ‘The Four Noble Truths’ belongs to which of the following religions?
- Which of the following sites is associated with the birth of Gautama Budhha?
(c)Kushinagar (d)Bodh Gaya
- The Chaitya and Viharas were constructed for the monks of which religion ?
(a) Judaism (b) Christianity
(c) Buddhism (d) Hinduism
- Lomas Rishi Cave, constructed for Buddhist monks is located in which state ?
(a)Madhya Pradesh (b)Chhattisgarh
- Which Mauryan ruler became a follower of Buddhism?
(a) Samudragupta (b) Brihadratha
(c) Ashoka (d) Chandragupta
- Which historical site is located in Jogad in Odisha?
(a) Royal semicircular auditorium ofGupta dynasty
(b) Ashoka’s rock inscription site
(c) Ancient artwork site of MauryaEmpire
(d) Palace of the Nawabs of Bengal
- The ‘Gandhara’ School of Art was influenced by the art from which of the following European countries?
(a) Italy (b) Belgium
(c) Hungary (d) Greece
- Which of the following terms is associated with the architecture of a Buddhist Stupa?
(a) Gopuram (b) Mandapam
(c) Garbhagriha (d) Harmika
- Which of the following Stupa sites is NOT located in the state of Uttar Pradesh?
(a) Chaukhandi (b) Dhamek
(c) Bharhut (d) Ramabhar
- In which city was the third Buddhist council held?
(a) Shravasti (b) Taxila
(c) Pataliputra (d) Rangoon
- Which of the following Buddhist sites is located in Uttar Pradesh?
(a) Karle (b) Sarnath
(c) Amaravati (d) Sanchi
- The rules made for the _____ were written down in a book called ‘VinayaPitaka’.
(a) Lingayats (b) Vaishnavites
(c) Buddhist sangha (d) Shakta cult
- At which of the following places did Lord Buddha give his first sermon on the Four Noble Truths?
(a) Bodh Gaya (b) Lumbini
(c) Rajgir (d) Sarnath
- At which of the following places did Lord Buddha attain enlightenment?
(a) Vaishali (b) Sarnath
(c) Bodh Gaya (d) Rajgir
- One of the major events of Ashoka’s reign was the convening of the _____ Buddhist Sangha (council) in 250 BCE in the capital Pataliputra.
(a) First (b) Fourth
(c) Third (d) Second
- _____’s foster mother MahapajapatiGotami was the first woman to be ordained as a Bhikkhuni.
(a) Ashoka (b) Buddha
(c) Arjuna (d) Bindusara
- The First Buddhist Council is said to have been patronised by:
(d) Chandragupta Maurya
- The earliest Buddhist texts were written in:
(a) Pali (b) Apabhramsha
(c) Prakrit (d) Sanskrit
- ___ assumed the title of ‘Gangaikondachola’ or the conqueror of the river Ganga.
(a) RajadhirajaChola (b) RajarajaChola I
(c) RajendraChola I (d) VijayalayaChola
- The monuments of Khajuraho in the state of Madhya Pradesh are fine denotations of the ______dynasty.
(a) Chola (b) Chalukya
(c) Chandela (d) Pallava
- Temple for Goddess Nishumbhasudini was built by ______.
(a) Pallavas (b) Cholas
(c) Gupta Dynasty (d) Muttaraiyar
- Ajatshatru, a ruler of the Haryanka Dynasty, was the son of _______.
(a) Naga-Dasak (b) Udayin
(c) Anurudha (d) Bimbisara
- The famous physician Jeevaka was appointed by the court of:
(a) Krishnadeva Raya (b) Samudragupta
(c) Ashoka (d) Bimbisara
- Who among the following was the last ruler of the Nanda dynasty?
(a) Dhanananda (b) Panduka
(c) Govishanaka (d) Kaivarta
- _____ was the capital of Magadha before the 4th century BCE.
(a) Rajagriha (b) Pataliputra
(c) Varanasi (d) Mathura
- In the 4th century BCE, the capital of Magadha was shifted to ______.
(a) Mathura (b) Varanasi
(c) Panipat (d) Pataliputra
- Which dynasty built the pancharathas of Mahabalipuram?
(a) Chera (b) Pallava
(c) Satavahana (d)Chola
- Which of the following is an example of a Chola empire temple?
(a) Badami cave temple (b) Chennakesava temple
(c) Airavatesvara temple (d) Virupaksha temple
- How many great powers (Mahajanpadas) existed in the 7th and early 6th centuries BC, during the lifetime of Lord Gautam Buddha?
(a) 16 (b) 13 (c) 11 (d) 17
- Who was the founder of the Chalukya dynasty?
(a)Narasimhavarman (b) Mangalesa
(c) Kirtivarman (d) Pulakesin I
- Vikramshila University was founded by_____ a Pala King.
(a) RajendraChola(b) Pulakeshin I
(c) MihiraBhoja (d) Dharmapala
- The BadamiChalukyas first had their capital at _______before they moved it to Badami.
- The present day city of Bhopal was built by which of the following Pratihara rulers?
(a) MahendraBhoja (b) Rajyapala
(c) Vijayasena (d) MihirBhoja
- The first ruler of Magadha from the Haryanka dynasty was_____.
- Despite being a powerful Mahajanapada, Magadha was under another form of administration in Vaishali (Bihar) including its capital Vajji which was called ____.
(a) Socialism (b) democracy
(c) Gana or Sangha (d) Panchayati
- Rivers such as the Ganga and Son flowed through _____, a mahajanapada in ancient India.
- a) Kamboja (b) Kosala
(c) Magadha (d) Machcha
- Name the state Chandragupta-I got in dowry from the Licchavis.
(a) Ujjain (b) Pataliputra
(c) Prayaga (d) Saketa
- The Barabar Caves, the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India, mostly belong to which of the following periods?
(a) Chola Dynasty (b) Gupta Empire
(c) Mauryan Empire (d) Chera Dynasty
- Megasthenes, a Greek historian visited India in the reign of ____in the 4th century B.C.
(a) Ashoka (b) Bindusara
(c) Chandragupta Maurya (d) Alexander
- Who has written the book “Arthashastra” ?
(a) Kautilya (b) AbulFazal
(c) Bhaskara (d) Vikram Seth
- Which of the following is the only correct pair as described by Chola inscriptions?
(a)Pallichchhandam- land donated to Jaina institutions
(b)Shalabhoga- land gifted to Brahmanas
(c)Vellanvagai-land of Brahmana peasant proprietors
(d)Brahmadeya-land gifted to temples
- Chandragupta led a revolt against the ______ and overthrew them.
(a) Shishunagas (b) Kushans
(c) Haryankas (d) Nanda
- A type of court called ‘Kantakasodhana’ was prevalent in the _____ Empire.
(a) Kushana (b) Mauryan
(c) Chola (d) Rashtrakuta
- Who among the following published a set of Ashokan inscriptions in 1877?
(a) DC Sircar
(b) MS Vats
(c) Alexander Cunningham
(d) Colin Mackenzie
- According to Ashokan edicts, how many years after becoming the king didAshoka wage war on Kalinga (ROCK EDICT 13)?
(a) Five (b) Eight (c) Six (d) Seven
- Who among the following was the first scholar to decipher the Ashokan edicts?
(a) Alexander Cunningham
(b) James Prinsep
(c) James Taylor
- Who among the following rulers inscribed his messages to his subjects and officials on stone surfaces?
(a) Ashoka (b) Chandragupta I
(c) Bindusara (d) Chandragupta Maurya
- Who among the following kings founded the Mauryaempire in ancient India?
(a) Dasaratha (b) Ashoka
(c) Bindusara (d) Chandragupta
- Which was the first empire in ancient India to use elephants in its war on a large scale?
(a) Shunga (b) Chola
(c) Kushans (d) Magadha
- Who was the last king of the Mauryan dynasty?
(a) Devavarman (b) Satadhanvan
(c) Brihadratha (d) Samprati
- Which dynasty ruled India between 320 AD and 550 AD?
(a) Mauryan Dynasty (b) Hoysala Dynasty
(c) Magadha Dynasty (d) Gupta Dynasty
- Emperor Ashoka embraced Buddhism after the:
(a) Kalinga War (b) Battle of Buxar
(c) Battle of Haldighati (d) Battle of Tarain
- Which of the following rulers did NOT belong to the Mauryan Dynasty?
(a) Ashoka (b) Chandragupta
(c) Bimbisara (d) Bindusara
- Which of the following was NOT a part of the ‘Navratna’ at Vikramaditya’scourt ?
(a) Surdas (b) Vararuchi
(c) Kshapanaka (d) Kalidasa
- Which pillar inscriptions have recorded the achievements of Samudra Gupta, who was known as the ‘Napoleon of India’ for his conquests?
(a) Iron Pillar (b) Sun Pillar
(c) VijayaStambha (d) Allahabad Pillar
- During the Gupta period, Gold coins were called by which names?
(a) Rupaka (b) Tanka
(c) Drama (d) Dinaras
- The ____period has been described as the ‘golden age’ of Indian history.
(a) Mughal (b) Maratha
(c) Gupta (d) Buddhist
- The last recognised king of the Gupta line was_____.
(a) Samudragupta (b) Vishnugupta
(c) bimbisara (d) Ashoka
- Who among the following was NOT a ruler of the Kushana dynasty?
(a) Nahapana (b) Vasishka
(c) Vasudeva (d) Huvishka
- Who was the founder of Vakataka dynasty in the third century?
(a) Nagabhata (b) Vindhya shakti
(c) Pravarasena (d) Rudrasena
- Who among the following was a Gupta ruler?
(a) VimaKadphises (b) Vikramaditya
(c) Dhanananda (d) Kanishka
- Who among the following rulers is called the ‘Napoleon of India’?
(a) Samudragupta (b) Chandragupta I
(c) Bindusara (d) Ashoka
- Who wrote Samudragupta’sprashasti (a eulogy written in the form of poetry or prose, usually by court poets) at Allahabad?
(a) Kalidasa (b) Vagabhatta
(c) Harishena (d) Amarsimha
- The Caves of Elephanta are predominantly dedicated to which of the following deities?
(a) Lord Shiva (b) Lord Krishna
(c) Lord Rama (d) Lord Ganesha
- Who among the following rulers belonged to the Tuluva dynasty?
(a) PushyamitraSunga (b) Vishnuvardhana
(c) Simha Vishnu (d) Krishnadeva Raya
- Who among the following Gupta rulers married a girl from the Lichchhavi clan?
(a) Samudragupta (b) Sri Gupta
(c) Chandragupta-I (d) Ramagupta
- During whose reign did the Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang visit India ?
(a) Chandragupta Vikramaditya (b) Samudragupta
(c) Chandragupta I (d) Harshavardhana
- During the reign of which of the following kings did Chinese traveller Xuanzang visit India?
(a) Harshavardhana (b) PrabhakaraVardhana
(c) Chandragupta Maurya (d) Ashoka
- Banabhatta was the court poet of which of the following Indian King?
(a) Harshavardhana (b) Chandra Gupta II
(c) Pulkesin II (d) Yasovarman
- King Harshavardhan ascended the throne of Thaneshwar and Kannauj on the death of his brother, ______.
(a) Indravardhan (b) Suryavardhan
(c) Rajyavardhana (d) Chandravardhan
- The Harshacharita is a biography of Harshavardhana, the ruler of Kannauj, composed in Sanskrit by his court poet, ____.
(a) Dandin (b) Kamban
(c) Banabhatta (d) Jinsena
- Who among the following defeated HarshaVardhan in 618 CE?
(a) Chandragupta I (b) Pulakeshin II
(c) Pushyamitra (d) Alexander
- Pushyabhuti, who ruled from Thaneswar, was the founder of _____dynasty.
(a) Vardhana (b) Chera
(c) Pandya (d) Chalukya
- King Shashanka, against whom Harshvardhana declared war, was a ruler of the ______kingdom.
(a) Kanyakubja (b) Junagarh
(c) Magadha (d) Gauda
- Who attacked and looted the famous Somnath temple in 1026 AD ?
(a) Muhammad Ghori (b) Mahmud of Ghazni
(c) Nadir Shah
- The Khajuraho Temples are located in the state of _________.
(a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Uttarakhand (d) Uttar Pradesh
- GautamiputraSatakarni was the greatest ruler of the _____ Empire in the 2nd century CE.
(a) Chera (b) Rashtrakuta
(c) Chola (d) Satavahana
- The former princely state of Tripura in the north-eastern part of India was ruled by _____ Dynasty.
(a) Haihaya (b) Manikya
(c) Nagvanshi (d) Ahom
- SantKabir received his spiritual training from his preceptor named__.
(a) Muktanand (b)ChidaNanda Swami
(c) Sarvanand (d) Ramanand
- Panchavati, a key part of the Valmiki Ramayana, is located in which state of India?
(a) Tamil Nadu (b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra (d) Uttrakhand
- KonarkTemple (sun temple 12th century) in Odisha was built by which of the following kings?
(a) Bhanu Deva (b) AnantavarmanChodagangadeva
(c) Narasimha Deva I (d) AnangaBhima Deva
- Alexander invaded India in ________ .
(a)467 BC (b)323 BC
(c)454 BC (d)326 BC
- Which of the following Indian rulers was defeated by Mahmud Ghazni in his first attack in the year 1001 AD?
(a) Anandpal (b) Chandrapal
(c) Jaipal (d) Sukhpal
- Guru___is known as the cobbler saint.
- Bhaskaravarman of the Varman dynasty ruled in the ______ region.
(a) Kamarupa (b) Ujjain
(c) Magadha (d) Vaishali
- With reference to early Indian history, who among the following was famous in the field of medicine?
(a) Sushruta (b) Visakhadatta
(c) Harisena (d) Charaka
- The Battle of ___was fought in 326 BC by Alexander, the Great against King Porus.
(a) Hydaspes (b) Tarain
(c) Panipat (d) Plassey
- Kalhana penned the book named ___in the 12th century which is a metrical chronicle of the kings of Kashmir.
- Kanishka was a _____king.
- Which of the following temples was built by the RashtrakutasDynasty ?
(a) Kailash Temple (b) AdiKumbeswarar
(c) Brihadeshwara Temple (d) Chennakeshava Temple
- Who wrote the book ‘Amuktamalyada’ ?
(a) Krishna DevRai (b) BrahmadevRai
(c) BuccaRai (d) HariharRai
- Which dynasty had developed the Gandhara School of Art in ancient India ?
(a) Kushana dynasty (b) Gupta dynasty
(c) Mauryan dynasty (d) Chola dynasty
- Which of the following books is written by VarahaMihira?
(a) Kumarasambhava (b) Shakuntala
(c) BrihatSamhita (d) Ritusamhara
- Which of the following religions NOT originated in India?
- Who among the following was the greatest ruler of the Pratihara Dynasty?
(a) Nagabhata (b) Ramabhadra
(c) MihirBhoja (d) Samantha Sena
- Which of the following is associated to the Sanskrit Mahabharata ?
(a) Gitagovinda (b) Yuddha Kanda(c) Shanti Parva (d) Kathasaritasagar
- The archaeological site of Koldihwa is located at :
(c)Uttar Pradesh (d)Madhya Pradesh
- Which of the following styles is not a Temple Architecture Style in India
(a) Vesara Style (b) Nagar Style (c) Dravid Style (d) Gothic Style
- Who had built the grand ‘Chariot’ cave temples in Mahabalipuram ?
(a)MaharanaPratap Singh (b)Narsimha
(c) Ashok (d) Akbar
- Identify the Indian state which was known as ‘Pragjyotisha’ during the epic period.
(a) Assam (b) Odisha
(c) Kerala (d) Bihar
- What was the name of that last Hindu dynasty of Gujarat, which ruled from 1244 to 1304?
(a) Gujjar Dynasty (b) Janpad Dynasty
(c) Vaghela Dynasty (d) Nand Dynasty
- National Emblem of India is taken from Mauryan Pillar located at _____.
(a) Sarnath (b) Amravati
(c) Delhi (d) Meerut
- _____________is An Epic Poem In The Sanskrit Mahakavya Style On The Life And Nirvana Of Gautama Buddha ByAśvaghoṣa.
(a) Buddhacarita (b) ShishupalVadh
(c) Arthashastra (d) Kiratarjuniya
- Kolathunadu, Valluvanad and Thekkumkoor were ancient small-time kingdoms in which state of India?
(a) Gujarat (b) Karnataka
(c) Kerala (d) Bihar
- When did the Vikrama Era begin?
(a) 47 BC (b) 55 BC
(c) 57 BC (d) 50BC
- In which state The Jaugada Rock Edict of Asoka is located?
(a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Gujarat
(c) Odisha (d) Uttarakhand
- Who was the founder of the Pala Dynasty?
(a) Dharampala (b) Mahipala
(c) Ramapala (d) Gopala
- Who among the following was associated with Vaisheshika School of Philosophy ?
(a) Kanada (b) Patanjali
(c) Gautama (d) Jaimini
- The famous caves of Udayagiri and Khandagiri are located in :
(a) Tripura (b) Uttarakhand
(c) Odisha (d) Chhattisgarh
- The ‘Kathasaritsagara’ is written by:
(a) Somadeva (b) Jayadeva
(c) Kalidasa (d) Bhasa
- Which of the following books was written by Panini?
(a) Raghuvamsam (b) Ashtadhyayi
(c) Manusmriti (d) Kathasaritsagara
- Who among the following was known as ‘DevanamPiya’?
(a) Kanishka (b) Amoghavarsha
(c) Ashoka (d) Kharavela
- Tolkappiyar is a famous ancient grammarian of the _________ language.
(a) Tamil (b) Telugu
(c) Kannada (d) Oriya
- As per ancient Indian philosophy, the Purusharthas or the four aims of life does NOT include:
(a) kama (b) moksha
(c) artha (d) yasha
- In which of the following temples will you find Gopurams?
(a) Shiva Temple, Chidambaram (b) Bhabatarini Temple, Dakshineswar
(c) Golden Temple, Amritsar (d) Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu
- The Mysore Palace was theresidence of the ______.
(a) Chandelas (b) Palas
(c) Bundelas (d) Wodeyars
- Pattachitra art form is dedicatedto which Lord in Hindu mythology?
(a) Lord Jagannath (b) Lord Ganesha
(c) Lord Brahma (d) Lord Shiva
- Which of the following is a work on statecraft written by Krishnadevaraya?
(a) Karpuramanjari (b) Amuktamalyada
(c) Tolkappiyam (d) Kadambari
- Who among the following established the Rashtrakuta Kingdom?
(a) Krishna I (b) Dantidurga
(c) Ashoka (d) Amoghavarsha