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21 Important Questions on Ancient Indian History for CDS/AFCAT/NDA

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21 Important Questions on Ancient Indian History for CDS/AFCAT/NDA. Ancient Indian History Questions plays an important role in CDS/AFCAT/NDA and are easy scoring questions. You can expect good amount of questions from this section in various competitive exams conducted by UPSC. Here are the 21 Important Questions on Ancient Indian History for CDS/AFCAT/NDA:

1. Which was the first city to be discovered in the Indus valley civilization?
a. Mohenjo-Daro
b. Ropar
c. Harappa
d. Sutkagen

2. Which was the second excavated city to be discovered in the Indus valley civilization?
a. Mohenjo-Daro
b. Ropar
c. Harappa
d. Sutkagen

3. Who excavated the Harappan site of the Indus valley civilization?
a. D. R. Sahni
b. R. D. Banerjee
c. N. G. Majumdar
d. Amlanand Ghose

4. Who excavated the Mohenjo-Daro site of the Indus valley civilization?
a. D. R. Sahni
b. R. D. Banerjee
c. N. G. Majumdar
d. Amlanand Ghose

Important Questions on Ancient Indian History

5. Which city was the Naval Port city of Indus valley civilization?
a. Lothal
b. Amri
c. Kalibangan
d. Harappa

6. “The Great Bath” was discovered in which site of Indus valley civilization?
a. Mohenjo-Daro
b. Ropar
c. Harappa
d. Sutkagen

7. The famous “Pashupati seal” was discovered in which site of Indus valley civilization?
a. Mohenjo-Daro
b. Ropar
c. Harappa
d. Sutkagen

8. Which is the oldest Veda Indic text?
a. Samveda
b. Yajurveda
c. Rigveda
d. Atharvaveda

9. Who is the Chinese to Visit India?
a. Fa-hein
b. Tu-hsang
c. Tsering
d. Xenin

10. Where was the first Jain Council was held?
a. Vallabhi
b. Patliputra
c. Ayodhya
d. Dwarka

11. Who is the founder of the Magadha Empire?
a. Bimbisara
b. Ajatshatru
c. Aniruddha
d. Panas

12. Who is the founder of the Shishunaga dynasty?
a. Licchavi
b. Nagadasaka
c. Mahanandin
d. Shishunaga

13. Who is the founder of the Nanda dynasty?
a. Panduka
b. Pandugati
c. Kaivarta
d. Mahapadma Nanda

14. The first Buddhist Council was held at?
a. Rajagrha
b. Patliputra
c. Ayodhya
d. Dwarka

15. Where was the second Jain Council was held?
a. Vallabhi
b. Patliputra
c. Ayodhya
d. Dwarka

16. Which king of the Magadha Empire shifted the capital from Girivraj to Patliputra?
a. Bimbisara
b. Ajatshatru
c. Aniruddha
d. Panas

17. Where was the second Buddhist Council was held?
a. Rajagrha
b. Patliputra
c. Ayodhya
d. Vaishali

18. Who is the first Tirthankara of Jainism?
a. Mahavira
b. Rishabhanatha
c. Parshvanatha
d. Vasupujya

19. Who is the last Tirthankara of Jainism?
a. Mahavira
b. Rishabhanatha
c. Parshvanatha
d. Vasupujya

20. Who is the founder of the Mauryan Empire?
a. Chandragupta Maurya
b. Samudragupta Maurya
c. Bindusara
d. Ashoka

21. Who is known as Napoleon of India?
a. Chandragupta Maurya
b. Samudragupta
c. Bindusara
d. Ashoka

Answers

1. C 2. A 3. A 4. B 5. A 6. A 7. A 8. C 9. A 10. B 11. A 12. D 13. D 14. A 15. A 16. B 17. D 18. B 19. A 20. A 21. B

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