UPSC Ancient History Quiz 02

1. Which one of the following temples figured in the news regarding the institution of the Devadasi? [1996]

 
 
 
 

2. Mrichchhakatika’ an ancient Indian book written by Shudraka deals with: [2003]

 
 
 
 

3. The painting of Bodhisattva Padmapani is one of the most famous and oft-illustrated paintings at [2017-I]

 
 
 
 

4. Assertion The emphasis of Jainism on nonviolence (ahimsa) prevented agriculturalists from embracing Jainism. Reason (R): Cultivation involved killing of insects and pests. [2000]

 
 
 
 

5. The river most mentioned in early Vedic literature is : [1996]

 
 
 
 

6. Which one of the following animals was not represented seals and terracotta art of the Harappan culture? [2001]

 
 
 
 

7. The practice of military governorship was first introduced in India by the: [2000]

 
 
 
 

8. Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila located? [2006]

 
 
 
 

9. The silver coins issued by the Guptas were called: [1997]

 
 
 
 

10. Milindapanho is in the form of a dialogue between the king Menander and Buddhist monk: [1997]

 
 
 
 


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