Ancient History Quiz Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

The earliest inscriptions were written in which language?

(A) Tamil

(B) Sanskrit

(C) Prakrit

(D) Pali

Ans: D

Pali

Question: 2

Who was the founder of Nanda dynasty?

(A) Mahapadamananda

(B) Bimbisar

(C) Ramananda

(D) Dhanananda

Ans: A

Mahapadamananda

Question: 3

Which among the following dynasties is not mentioned in the Sangam literature?

(A) Chera

(B) Chola

(C) Pallava

(D) Pandya

Ans: C

Pallava

Question: 4

In the early period of Indian history, Tondi was a flourishing seaport of

(A) Andhras

(B) Cheras

(C) Cholas

(D) Pandyas

Ans: B

Cheras

Question: 5

The area between rivers Saraswati and Drisadvati has been defined by the Manusmriti as

(A) Aryavarta

(B) Brahmarshidesa

(C) Saptasaindhava

(D) Brahmavarta

Ans: D

Brahmavarta

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