1 What was the real name of Chanakya?

A) Kautilya

B) Bishnu Gupta

C) Ramtanu Mishra

D) None of these

2 Who is the founder of Mahabalipuram?

A) Rajaraja Chola

B) Mahendra Varman

C) Narsimha Varman

D) Narsimha Chola

3 The rulers of which dynasty started the practice of granting tax free villages to Brahamanasand Buddhist Monks ?

A) Sata-Vahanas

B) Mauryas

C) Guptas

D) Cholas

4 Gupta Dynasty was famous for

A) Art and Architecture

B) Imperialism

C) Revenue and land reform

D) Patronage of literary works

5 The Harappans were

A) Rural

B) Urban

C) Nomadic

D) Tribal

6 Which of the following gives detailed instructions on the control of the state, the organization of the national economy and the conduct of war?

A) Arthashastra

B) Rajatarangini

C) Atharvaveda

D) Mahabharta

7 The Asokan inscription which gives an account of the Kalinga war and its effects is

A) Gimar Rock Edict

B) Minor Rock Edict III

C) Minor Rock Edict IV

D) Minor Rock Edict XIII

8 Which of the following dynasties ruled over Magadha in the 6th century B.C.?

A) Mauryas

B) Nandas

C) Haryanka

D) Sisunaga

1. C 2. A 3. D 4. B
5. B 6. A 7. D 8. C