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Indian History MCQ Questions and Answers Page -1

1.

The Harappan Civilization was discovered in the year

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Answer : B

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2.

Lothal is a site where dockyards of which of the following civilization were found

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Answer : A

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3.

The people of the Indus Valley Civilization usually built their house of

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Answer : A

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4.

The Indus Valley People traded with the

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Answer : B

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5.

The Local Name Mohenjodaro is

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Answer : C

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6.

The Indus Valley Civilization specialized in

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Answer : A

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7.

The famous figure of a dancing girl found in the excavation of Mohenjodaro was made up of

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Answer : C

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8.

Which of the following animals was not known to the Indus Valley Civilization

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Answer : D

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9.

The earliest city discovered in India was

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Answer : A

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10.

Which one of the following Indus Civilization site gives evidence of a dockyard

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Answer : B

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11.

An advance water management system of Harappan times as been unearthed at

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Answer : A

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12.

The archaeological finds from Alamgirpur in Ghaziabad district reflected the

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Answer : A

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13.

Cotton for textile was first cultivated in

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Answer : D

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14.

Rock cut architecture in Harappan culture context has been found at

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Answer : B

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15.

Which one of the following was not known to the Harappan

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Answer : D

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16.

A copper Chariot of Harappa times was discovered at

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Answer : C

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17.

One of the following sites from where the famous  Bullseal of Indus Valley Civilization was found

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Answer : A

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18.

Who discovered the Indus valley Civilization

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Answer : C

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19.

Who was the first European to designate Aryan as a race

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Answer : C

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20.

The Staple food of the Vedic Aryan Was

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Answer : B

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21.

The Battle of Mahabharata is believed to have been fought at Kurukshetra for

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Answer : C

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22.

Who among the following write Sanskrit Grammar

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Answer : C

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23.

Which river has no mention in Rigaveda

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Answer : D

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24.

In which language was the ‘Shrimad Bhagavat Gita’ Originally written

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Answer : A

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25.

Purushasukta is founded in the

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Answer : B

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26.

The hymns of ‘Rigaveda’ are the work of

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Answer : D

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27.

The Government of India has decided to declare which of the following rivers as ‘National River’

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Answer : A

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28.

Patanjali Is well-known for the compilation of

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Answer : A

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29.

The God who is the most prominent in ‘Rigaveda’ is

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Answer : A

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30.

The  Rigvedic God Varuna was

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Answer : C

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31.

Panini, the first Grammarian of Sanskrit language in India, lived during the

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Answer : B

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32.

The word Satyameva Jayate in the State Emblem of India have been adopted from which of the following

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Answer : A

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33.

Upanishad are books on

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Answer : D

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34.

The expounder of Yoga philosophy was

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Answer : A

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35.

The great law giver of ancient times was

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Answer : A

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36.

The word Gotra occurs for the time in

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Answer : A

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37.

Nyaya Darshan was propagated by

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Answer : A

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38.

‘Ashtadhyayi’ was written by

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Answer : B

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39.

The literal meaning of the word Arya is

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Answer : A

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40.

The ‘Manu Smriti’ mainly deals with

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Answer : B

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