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1.Who wrote the book Tehqiq-a-Hind ?
(a) Megasthenese
(b) Herodotus
(c) Amir Khusrau
(d) Alberuni

Answer: (d)

2.I-tsing, a Chinese traveler, visited India during the
(a) reign of Harsha
(b) reign of Chandragupta II
(c) 7th Century AD
(d) 8th Century AD


3.The total number of Puranas are
(a) 18
(b) 20
(c) 12
(d) 16


4.Harisena was the poet-laureate of 
(a) Asoka 
(b) Samudragupta
(c) Chandragupta
(d) Harshvardhana


5.Which of the following is wrongly matched?
(a) Junagadh Rock Inscription- Rudradaman I
(b) Aihole Stone Inscription- Pulakesin II
(c) Mehrauli Iron Pillar Inscription- Chandragupta II
(d) Allahabad Pillar Inscription- Kumaragupta


6.The Angkor-Vat, a temple which bears a testimony to the colonial and cultural activities of the Indians in ancient times, is situated in
(a) Combodia
(b) Java
(c) Baluchistan
(d) Turkistan

Answer: (a)

7.Which among the following were sent by the Greek sovereigns as ambassadors to Pataliputra ?
I. Megasthenese II. Dionysios
III. Herodotus IV. Deimachus
(a) I. II & III
(b) I, II & IV
(c) II, III & IV
(d) I, III & IV


8.Which of following throw light on Harappan ?
(a) Rock edicts
(b) Archaeological excavations
(c) Writing in terracotta seals
(d) All of the above


9.The main historical source regarding the information about village government under the Cholas, is, the 
(a) Halmidi inscription
(b) Jatwai inscription
(c) Uttaramerur inscription
(d) Chandravallo inscription


10.Which of the following is/are correctly matched?
(a) Vikram Samvat-began is 58 BC
(b) Saka Samvat-began in 78 AD
(c) Gupta era-began in 319 AD
(d) All are correct

Answer: (D)