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1.   Men of the modern type – Home Sapiens appeared in the

(a) Pleistocene Period

(b) Upper Paleolithic Period

(c) Middle Paleolithic Period

(d) Lower Paleolithic Period

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2. Indus Valley civilization was spread over

(a) Punjab, Sind,

(b) Punjab, Sind, Rajasthan, Gujarat

(c) Along river Indus

(d) Sind, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, U. P, Rajasthan, Gujarat

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3. The Indus Valley civilization specialized in

(a) town planning

(b) architecture

(c) craftsmanship

(d) all there

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4. The Rig Veda contains

(a) rituals to be adopted by people

(b) hymns in honour of the gods

(c) yagna to be performed

(d) history of the Vedic period

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5. The Saka era was started by

(a) Ashoka

(b) Chandregupta II

(c) Kanishka

(d) Harsha

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6. 4Tripitakas are the sacred books of the

(a) Jains

(b) Hindus

(c) Muslims

(d) Buddhists

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7. The title “Vikramaditiya” was assumed by

(a) Ashoka

(b) Chandragupta -II

(c) Kanishka

(d) Samudragupta

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8. The finest specimens of Pallava architecture are

(a) Temples of Madurai

(b) Temple of Tanjore

(c) Rock –cut Temples at Mahabalipuram

(d) Kailashnath Temple of Ellora

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9. Megasthenes visited India during the reign of

(a) Chandragupta II

(b) Chandragupta Maurya

(c) Ashoka

(d) Harsha

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10. Kanishka patronized

(a) Mahayana Buddhism

(b) Hinayana Buddhism

(c) Buddhism

(d) Bhahgvatism

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11.  Language of the Sangam Literature was

(a) Sanskrit

(b) Pali

(c) Prakrit

(d) Tamil

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12. Muhammad Ghori was defeated by Prithiviraj Chauhan in the battle of

(a) Tarain

(b) Panipat

(c) Thaneswar

(d) Chandawar

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13. The remains of the Vijayanagar empire can be found in

(a) Bijapur

(b) Golconda

(c) Hampi

(d) Baroda

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14. Whose region has been called the “Golden age of the Mughals” ?

(a) Shah Jahan

(b) Akbar

(c) Jahangir

(d) Aurangazeb

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15.  Painting in the Mughal period was at its prime during the reign of

(a) Jehangir

(b) Shahjahan

(c) Aurangazeb

(d) Akbar

Answer to Question Fifteen

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1. (b) Upper Paleolithic Period

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2. (a) Punjab, Sind,

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3. (d) all there

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4. (b) hymns in honour of the gods

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5. (c) Kanishka

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6. (d) Buddhists

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7. (b) Chandragupta -II

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8. (c) Rock –cut Temples at Mahabalipuram

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9. (b) Chandragupta Maurya

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10. (a) Mahayana Buddhism

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11. (d) Tamil

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12. (a) Tarain

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13. (c) Hampi

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14. (a) Shah Jahan

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15. (a) Jehangir

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