Important Questions For TNPSC Exams: History Part-01

This section is a store house of Multiple Choice questions based on HISTORY. These questions mainly focused for TNPSC / TRB - TET / UPSC / SSC and other state public service examinations. TNPSC aspirants may use this quiz and update your Knowledge. All the best... .Knock the door of success......

Important General Knowledge Notes For All Competitive Exams: History (Ancient Indian History))-Part-01-Download As PDF
  1.  century B.C. is also known as a  period of ‘second urbanisation’
    1.  6th
    2.  7th
    3.  5th
    4.  8th

  2. In _________ Charles Masson noticed the high walls and towers of an old settlement in Harappa Village of western Punjab.
    1.  1825
    2.  1826
    3.  1823
    4.  1880

  3. The earliest south Indian literature is called ___________.
    1.  Silpadikaram 
    2.  Manimekali
    3.  Tamil Sangam
    4.  Sangam literature

  4. ________ was the first person to issue inscriptions.
    1.  Harshavardhana
    2.  Kalidasa
    3.  Ashoka
    4. Valmiki

  5. ______was the first book translated by the British and formed the basis of Hindu code of law.
    1.  Arthasastra of Kautilya 
    2.  Rajataranagini
    3.  Abhijananashakuntalam
    4.  Manu Smriti

  6. The Brahmi script was first deciphered in the year ________  by James Princep. 
    1.  1854
    2.  1837
    3.  1826
    4.  1830

  7. Numismatics is the study of __________.
    1.  scripts
    2.  images on rocks
    3.  coins
    4.  weapons

  8. On this basis it is suggested that agriculture was practised in Kashmir and Rajasthan around __________ BC. 
    1.  7000–8000
    2.  4000–5000
    3.  5000–6000
    4.  7000–6000

  9. ____________ ambassador called Megasthenes who wrote Indika.
    1.  Roman 
    2.  Greek
    3.  Chinese 
    4.  British

  10. Hsuan Tsang describes in detail the glory of ___________during his times.
    1.  Nalanda University
    2.  Banaras Hindu University
    3.  Anna University
    4.  Osmania University




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