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GK Multiple Choice Questions on Indian History | Page-8

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(36) The term ‘Yavanapriya’ mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted:
[A] pepper
[B] ivory
[C] damsels sent to the Greek court for dance performance
[D] a fine variety of Indian Muslim

Comment

Answer: Option [A]
(37) Which one of the following is not a part of early Jains literature ?
[A] Brihatkalpasutra
[B] Sutrakritanga
[C] Therigatha
[D] Acarangasutra

Comment

Answer: Option [C]
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(38) The term “Apabhramsa” was used in medieval Sanskrit texts to denote:
[A] Non-Sanskrit verse metres
[B] Outcastes among the Rajputs
[C] Deviations from Vedic rituals
[D] Early forms of some of the modern Indian language

Comment

Answer: Option [D]
(39) Which one of the following was a corporation of merchants in ancient India ?
[A] Manigrama
[B] Ashtadikgaja
[C] Parishad
[D] Chaturvedimangalam

Comment

Answer: Option [A]
(40) Which one of the following was initially the most powerful city state of India in the 6th century B.C. ?
[A] Kasha
[B] Magadh
[C] Kamboj
[D] Gandhar

Comment

Answer: Option [B]

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