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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

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

Answer: Option [C]
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

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

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

Answer: Option [B]

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