Ancient History Questions for SSC Exams Set 1

Ancient History Questions for various exams like SSC CGL, CPO, CHSL, High Court and other related exams.

  1. Who built the famous Shiva temple at Ellora?
    A) Rashtrakuta ruler Krishna I
    B) Mauryan Emperor Ashoka
    C) Gupta King Samudragupta
    D) Chalukyan king pulikeshi II
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    Option A

  2. Which of the Kushana ruler patronised Buddhism?
    A) Ashoka
    B) Vikramaditya
    C) Kanishka
    D) Kautilya
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    Option C

  3. Which of the following was the early capital of the rashtrakutas?
    A) Sopara
    B) Ellora
    C) vatapi
    D) Ajanta
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    Option B

  4. Who composed the Allahabad pillar inscription?
    A) Harisena
    B) Mahasena
    C) Veersena
    D) Vishnusena
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    Option A

  5. Whose Army did Alexander, the Greek ruler, confront on the banks of the river Jhelum?
    A) Chandragupta Maurya
    B) Ambi
    C) Dhanananda
    D) Porus
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    Option D

  6. Find the odd one out
    A) samveda
    B) yajurveda
    C) Vishnu Puran
    D) rigveda
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    Option C

  7. Which Indian ruler Fought the Kalinga War?
    A) SamudraGupta
    B) ChandraGupta
    C) Shivaji
    D) Ashoka
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    Option D

  8. Name the Republic which was a confederacy of tribes in the 6th century BC
    A) Gandhar
    B) Vajji
    C) Kosala
    D) Avanti
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    Option B

  9. Who was the author of Telugu work amuktamalyada?
    A) Hari Hara
    B) devaraya
    C) Krishnadevaraya
    D) Bukka
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    Option C

  10. Who is considered founder of Gupta Empire?
    A) Sri Gupta
    B) Samudragupta
    C) Chandragupta I
    D) Chandragupta Ii
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    Option A

 

 

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