Ancient history previous year questions quiz

1. Some Buddhist rock-cut caves are called Chaityas,while the others are called Viharas. What is thedifference between the two? [2013 – I]


2. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:[1996]List-I List-IIA. Vishakhadatta 1. MedicineB. Varahamihira 2. DramaC. Charaka 3. AstronomyD. Brahmagupta 4. MathematicsCodes:

3. The following persons came to India at one time oranother:1. Fa-Hien 2. I-Tsing3. Megasthanese 4. Hieun-Tsang [1999]The correct chronological sequence of their visits is:


4. A community of people called Manganiyars is wellknownfor their [2014 – I]


5. India maintained its early cultural contacts and tradelinks with Southeast Asia across the Bay of Bengal.For this pre-eminence of early maritime history ofBay of Bengal, which of the following could be themost convincing explanation/explanations ? [2011 – I]


6. Mrichchhakatika’ an ancient Indian book written byShudraka deals with: [2003]


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