HP Ancient History Important Question Answer In English

HP Ancient History Important Question Answer In English

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HP Ancient History Important Question Answer In English


 1 Which among the following is not a place of archaeological discoveries in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Nalagarh

 (b) Dharampur

(c) Suketi

(d) Kalpa


2 Nirmand copper plates found in Himachal Pradesh belonged to

(a) 7th century AD

(b) 10th century AD

(c) 12th century AD

(d) 15th century AD


3 What is the script of the earliest epigraphically rock inscriptions at Pathiar and Kanhiyara in Kangra? 

(a) Brahmi

(b) Kharosthi

(c) Prakrit

(d) Both (a) and (b)


4 Stone inscriptions found in Himachal Pradesh used

(a) Sharda and Tankri Script

(b) Kharoshti cript

(c) Brahmi Script

(d) All of the above


5 In Himachal Pradesh coins have been found in

(a) Tappa Mewa

 (b) Jwalamukhi

(C) Lachori

(d) All of these


6 Which district in Himachal Pradesh has its mention in Mahabharata too?

(a) Sirmaur

(b) Kinnaur

(c) Kangra 

(d) Shimla


7 Which region of ancient Himachal Pradesh was visited by Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang?

(a) Hamirpur (b) Nahan (c) Nagarkot (d) Kuluta


8 Many Persian chronicles describes Sultan Mahamud's invasion of which place?

(a) Kinnaur

(b) Garhwal

(c) Kangra

(d) Lahaul


9 Hirananda Sastri wrote Vamshavali (Genealogies) of the royal family of which place?

(a) Mandi

(b) Kullu

(c) Kangra

(d) Chamba


10 The original inhabitants of Himachal Pradesh belonged to which group of people?

(a) Kolarian people

(b) People of Indus Valley Civilisation

(c) Khashas people or Kshatriyas

(d) Mavanas


11 The branch of Aryans that conquered the Hill valleys of mid-Himalayas were called

(a) Kolo

(b) Munda

(c) Khashas 

(d) Katoch


12 Name the Vedic saint associated with the Renuka lake in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh.

(a) Rishi Jamdagni

(b) Rishi Vashishtha

(c) Parshuram

(d) None of them


13 The Audumbara is the name of the descendant of sage

(a) Vishvamitra (b) Vashishtha (c) Gantama (d) Patanjali


14 Which Sangh Janapada flourished in the regions of Taxila, Western Kangra upto Hoshiarpur?

(a) Trigarta

(b) Audumbaras

(c) Kuluta

(d) Kulinda


15 The first mention of 'Trigarta' is found in

(a) Rig Veda

(b) Mahabharata

(c) Writings of Panini

(d) Purana


16 What was the confederacy of six republics mentioned in the Mahabharata and other books, known as ?

(a) Kuluta

(b) Trigarta

(c) Audumbaras 

(d) Kulindas


17. According to Mahabharata, who founded Katoch Monarchy during 1400 BC?

(a) Shambar

(b) Susharman Chand

(c) Divo Das

(d) Bhim


18 Which region of Himachal Pradesh was known as Trigarta in ancient times?

(a) Bushahr

(b) Kangra

(c) Lahaul and Spiti 

(d) Sirmaur


19 Kangra Fort was built by the Rajput rulers of

(a) Sunga dynasty

(b) Maurya dynasty

(c) Katoch dynasty

(d) None of the above


20 King Susharman who sides with Kauravas in the battle of Mahabharata is considered the founder of the important ruling dynasty of Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Guler

(b) Kuluta

(c) Suket

(d) Katoch


21. Which Katoch ruler built the Kangra Fort?

(a) Sansar Chand

(b) Amar Singh

(c) Shri Chand

(d) Susharman Chand


22. Bhimkot was the other name of

(a) Bushahr

(b) Kangra

(c) Sirmaur

(d) Guler

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23. Which among the following was the capital of Kuluta, the ancient Janapada?

(a) Kullu

(b) Naggar

(c) Sirmur

(d) Jubbal


24 The Mahabharata mentioned that 'Kulinda' people were conquered by

(a) Arjuna

(b) Smudragupta

(c) Asoka

(d) None of them


25 The Kulindas Janapada is mentioned in which among the following Puranas?

(a) Vishnu Purana

(b) Vayu Purana

(c) Markandeya Purana

(d) All of the above


26. The silver coins of Kulindas furnished the name

(a) Sumudragupta

(b) Amoghabhuti

(c) Chandragupta

(d) None of them


27 The copper and silver coins of Kulindas had

(a) Brahmi and Kharosthi script

(b) Brahmi and Sanskrit Script

(c) Brahmi and Bhotian script

(d) None of the above


28 For which text we know about the alliance between Chandragupta and Parvatak?

(a) Mudrarakshasa

(b) Parishishtaparvan

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) Ashtadhyoi


29 Which among the following Himalayan king, allied with Chanakya to ascend the throne of Magadha?

(a) Sudas

(b) Divodas

(c) Parvatak

 (d) Shambara


30 The capital of Parvatak was in

(a) Ambala

(b) Jalandhara

(c) Kangra

(d) Multan


31 Pravatak, the Himalayan Chief was treacherously killed by

(a) Chandragupta 

(b) Samudragupta

(c) Chanakya 

(d) Alexander


32 One of the Stupas, built by Ashoka is located in which among the following place in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Lahaul and Spiti 

(b) Kullu valley

(c) Kufri

(d) Both (a) and (b)


33. Which among the following had credit to spread or preach Buddhism in Himalayan

states?

(a) Majjhima (b) Ashoka (c) Bindusar (d) Bimbisar


34 Which dynasty came to power in Himalayan region after the fall of the Mauryan?

(a) Kushana

 (b) Shung

(c) Gupta

(d) Saka


35 The powerful king(s) of the Kushanas is/are

(a) Kanishka 

(b) Huviska

(c) Both (a) and

 (b) (d) None of them


36. Who among the following annexed all the Janapadas of Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Chandragupta Maurya

(b) Samudragupta

(c) Asoka

(d) Chandragupta-11


37. During the rule of which dynasty, Huns invaded Himachal?

(a) Mauryas (b) Guptas (c) Kushanas (d) Rajputs


38. Huns attacked in Hill regions during which among the following ruler?

(a) Samudragupta

(b) Chandragupta-11

(c) Ramgupta

(d) Skandagupta


39. Toramana was the chief of

(a) Saka tribes

(b) Huns tribes

(c) Naga tribes

(d) Munda Tribes


40. Name the most successful ruler of Huns tribes.

(a) Toramana

(b) Mihirgula

(c) Kadphis

(d) None of them


41. The territory of Rana was known as ........ and of Thakur was .........

(a) Rahun, Thakurai

(b) Rajanakas, Apthakurai

(c) Runn, Thankurdalan

(d) None of the above


42 Consider the following Statements

I. The name Himachal comes from Himalyan mountains.

II. The great poet Kalidasa called Himachal Devantatma.

III. Copper plates and stone inscriptions have been found in Himachal.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) Only

(b) Only 11

(c) II and III

(d) All of the above


43 Consider the following statements

I. Rajtarangini and Vishnu Purana contain information about the old tribe of Kangra and Katoch rulers of Trigarta.

II. Rajtarangini contain the information about Lalitaditya influence Kangra Valley.

III. Persian Sources contain the information about Sultan Mahamud's invasion of Nagarkot or Modern Kangra.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) Only 11

(b) II and III

(c) I and II

(d) All of these


44 Consider the following statements

I. As per the Mudrarakshasa Chandragupta Maurya made treaty with Trigarta Chief Parvatak.

II. Asoka introduced Buddhism in Himachal Pradesh.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) Only I

(b) Only 11

(c) Both I and II 

(d) All of these


45 Match the following

List I                                                                                                             List II

(Sources)                                                                                                      (Places)

A. Copper Plates issued by Maharaja  Samudrasena                              1. Nirmand, Kullu 

B. Icon of Lord Vishnu                                                                            2. Fatehpur, Kangra

C. Silver Coins of  Kunindas                                                                  3. Jwalamukhi Kangra

D. Asoka Inscription                                                                               4. Khaniyara,Kangra


Codes

A B C D

(a) 3 2 1 4 

(b) 4 3 2 1

(c) 2 3 1 4 

(d) 1 2 3 4


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