UPSC Ancient History Quiz 03

1. Which one of the following statements is not correct? [2002]

 
 
 
 

2. Which one of the following was a very important seaport in the Kakatiya kingdom? [2017-I]

 
 
 
 

3. Assertion The Aham and Puram poems of the Padinen Kilukanakku group formed a continuation of the Sangam composition. Reason (R): They were included under the post- Sangam works as against the Sangam works proper. [2000]

 
 
 
 

4. Which one of the following ports handled the North Indian trade during the Gupta period? [1999]

 
 
 
 

5. The Badami rock inscription of Pulakesin I is dated in the Saka year 465. If the same were to be dated in Vikrama Samvat, the year would be: [1997]

 
 
 
 

6. Which one of the following ancient Indian records is the earliest royal order to preserve food-grains to be utilised during the crises in the country? [1998]

 
 
 
 

7. Which one of the following is not a part of early Jains literature? [1996]

 
 
 
 

8. In the context of cultural history of India, a pose in dance and dramatics called ‘Tribhanga’ has been a favourite of Indian artists from ancient times till today. Which one of the following statements best describes this pose? [2013 – I]

 
 
 
 

9. Which one of the following describes best the concept of Nirvana in Buddhism? [2013 – I]

 
 
 
 

10. What does Baudhayan theorem (Baudhayan Sulva Sutras) relate to? [2008]

 
 
 
 


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