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1 In 2001 was found a complete fossilized human baby skull from
1 Bhimbetka
2 Damdama
3 Hathnora
4 Odai

Answer: Odai
2 Which of the following sites has yielded an ivory pendant from the microlithic context ?
1 Bagor
2 Damdama
3 Mahadaha
4 Sarai Nahar Rai

Answer: Damdama
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3 As the available evidence (e.g. metallic implements for cutting seals) clearly shows, one of the following sites was a major centre of production for Harappan seals.
1 Balakot
2 Chanhudaro
3 Kot Diji
4 Lothal

Answer: Chanhudaro
4 During the post-Vedic period the annual rate of interest as mentioned by Gautama and Baudhyana was
1 10 %
2 12 %
3 15 %
4 20 %

Answer: 15 %
5 Consider the following statements :

Assertion (A) : Gautama Buddha stayed in maximum number of rainy seasons at Sravasti, one of the chief cities of Kosala.

Reason (R) : Gautama Buddha and Prasenajit, the ruler of Kosala were of the same age.

In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
6 The original work of Megasthenes is lost and we learn about his observations from the quotations given by some later Greek writers, such as

1. Arrian

2. Diodoras

3. Justin

4. Plutarch

5. Strabo

1 1 and 3
2 1, 2 and 4
3 3, 4 and 5
4 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Answer: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
7 Which of the following were the chief towns and ports of the Pandyas of the Sangam age ?

1. Korkai

2. Madurai

3. Puhar

4. Uraiyur

Select the correct answer from the code below :

Codes :
1 1 and 2
2 2 and 3
3 1, 2 and 3
4 2, 3 and 4

Answer: 1 and 2
8 The depiction of deities on the reverse corresponding to the name of the rulers on the obverse is the characteristic feature of the coins of
1 Ayodhya
2 Kausambi
3 Padmavati
4 Panchala

Answer: Panchala
9 Kushan dynastic sanctums, where statues of Kushan rulers were established, were discovered at

1. Mat

2. Jalandhar

3. Kara-tepe

4. Surkh-Kotal

Select the correct answer from the codes below :

Codes :
1 1 and 2
2 2 and 3
3 1 and 4
4 3 and 4

Answer: 1 and 4
10 Which of the following Tirthankara images were got fashioned by Maharajadhiraja Ramagupta ?

1. Mahavira

2. Parsvanatha

3. Chandraprabha

4. Pushpadanta

Select the correct answer from the codes below :

1 1 and 2
2 3 and 4
3 1, 2 and 3
4 2, 3 and 4

Answer: 3 and 4
11 An inscription of Kumaragupta from Sarnath is dated in the year 154. Which among the following is its corresponding year?
1 A.D. 211
2 A.D. 232
3 A.D. 394
4 A.D. 473

Answer: A.D. 473
12 Bhinamala is known as a birth place of the famous astronomer
1 Aryabhatta.
2 Bhaskaracharya.
3 Brahmagupta.
4 Varahamihira.

Answer: Brahmagupta.
13 Which one of the following is an example of rockcut temple architecture ?
1 Kailasanatha Temple at Kanchi.
2 Rajaraja Temple, Thanjavur.
3 Kailasa Temple, Ellora.
4 Jagannatha Temple, Puri.

Answer: Kailasa Temple, Ellora.
14 Lokamahadevi, senior queen of Vikramaditya II in commemoration of his three victories over the Pallavas of Kanchi, built
1 Kailasnatha Temple at Kanchi
2 Kont-Gudi Temple at Aihole
3 Sangamesvara Temple at Pattadakal
4 Virupaksha Temple at Pattadakal

Answer: Virupaksha Temple at Pattadakal
15 Who among the following Chola rulers started the practice of prefixing ‘historical introduction’ to royal inscriptions ?
1 Sundara Chola
2 Uttama Chola
3 Rajaraja
4 Rajendra

Answer:Rajaraja

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