Ancient History Multiple Choice Questions Page-8

Question 85. What is the total number of Sanskaras?

(A) 10
(B) 12
(C) 15
(D) 16

[MPPCS (Pre) 2015]

Ans:  (D) 16   

Question 86. Human Society is unique because it depends mainly on

(A) Culture
(B) Economy
(C) Religion
(D) Science

[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004]

Ans:  (A) Culture   

Question 87. Remains of which animal have not been discovered in the Indus Valley Civilization?

(A) Lion
(B) Horse
(C) Cow
(D) Elephant

[Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2011]

Ans: (A) Lion 

Question 88. In which of the following site remnants of three townships have been revealed?

(A) Mohenjodaro
(B) Sanghol
(C) Kalibangan
(D) Dholavira

[Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2015]

Ans:  (D) Dholavira   

Question 89. Which of the following animals was considered as ‘Aghanya’ during the Vedic period?

(A) Bull
(B) Sheep
(C) Cow
(D) Elephant

[UPPCS (Pre) 2008]

Ans:  (C) Cow   

Question 90. Originally, the Mahabharata was known as

(A) Brihatkatha
(B) Brahmins
(C) Brihatsamhita
(D) Jayasamhita

[UPRO/ARO (Pre) 2014]

Ans:  (D) Jayasamhita   

Question 91. The Rigvedic tribal assembly associated with judicial function was

(A) Sabha
(B) Samiti
(C) Vidhata
(D) All of these

[Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2016]

Ans:  (A) Sabha

Question 92. In the period of Mahabharata, the name of Mahanadi was

(A) Kaveri
(B) Tapti
(C) Mahananda
(D) None of the above

[Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2016]

Ans:  (D) None of the above

Question 93. Which of the following is the correct order of the Vedic literature?

(A) Vedic Samhitas, Brahmanas, Aranyakas, Upanishads
(B) Vedic Samhitas, Upanishads, Aranyakas, Brahmanas
(C) Vedic Samhitas, Aranyakas, Brahmanas, Upanishads
(D) Vedic Samhitas, Vedangas, Aranyakas, Smritis

[UPPCS (Mains) 2014]

Ans:  (A) Vedic Samhitas, Brahmanas, Aranyakas, Upanishads  

Question 94. The ‘Mantra’ famous with the name of ‘Gayatri Mantra’ found in which of the following scriptures?

(A) Bhagwatgita
(B) Atharvaveda
(C) Rig Veda
(D) Manusmriti

[UPPCS (Pre) 2013]

Ans:  (C) Rig Veda   

Question 95. In Rig Veda there are ….. hymns.

(A) 1028
(B) 1017
(C) 1128
(D) 1020

[Tamil Nadu PSC (Pre) 2017
Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2011]

Ans:  (A) 1028   

Question 96. Which one of the following is oldest Veda?

(A) Yajurveda
(B) Rig Veda
(C) Samaveda
(D) Atharvaveda

[Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2010
UPPCS (Pre) 1995
Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Pre) 2007]

Ans:  (B) Rig Veda   

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