Ancient History Questions for SSC Exams Set 2

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

  1. The striking feature of the Indus valley civilization was
    A) urban civilization
    B) agrarian civilization
    C) mesolithic civilization
    D) paleolithic civilization
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    Option A

  2. After Alexander’s death the Eastern part of his Empire came under
    A) Seleucus nicator
    B) Menander
    C) Rudradaman
    D) Kanishka
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. In MohenjoDaro the largest building was
    A) the great bath
    B) a granary
    C) the pillared hall
    D) a two storied house
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    Option B

  4. The caste system of India was created for
    A) immobility of labour
    B) recognition of the dignity of labour
    C) economic upliftment
    D) occupational division of labour
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    Option D

  5. Gautama Buddha was born at
    A) Kusinagar
    B) Samath
    C) Bodhgaya
    D) Lumbini
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    Option D

  6. Identify the Buddhist literature from the following
    A) tripitakas
    B) upanishads
    C) angas
    D) aranyakas
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    Option A

  7. The paintings of Ajanta depict the stories of
    A) Ramayana
    B) Mahabharat
    C) Jataka
    D) Panchatantra
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    Option C

  8. Poet Kalidas lived in the court of
    A) Chandragupta Maurya
    B) Samudragupta
    C) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
    D) Harsha
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    Option C

  9. Which is the port town of Indus Valley Civilization?
    A) Kali bangan
    B) Lothal
    C) Ropar
    D) MohenjoDaro
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. Who is called as the ‘second Ashoka’?
    A) Samudra Gupta
    B) Chandragupta Maurya
    C) Kanishka
    D) Harshavardhana
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    Option C



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