Ancient Period of Indian History

Ancient Period of Indian History GK Questions with Answers


Looking for GK questions and answers about the ancient period of Indian history? Look no further than our comprehensive guide! From the Indus Valley Civilization to the Mauryan Empire and beyond, our curated collection of questions will test and expand your knowledge of this fascinating time period. Start exploring now!

50 Ancient Period of Indian History GK

1. Who wrote Mahabhashya?

Ans: Patanjali

2. What was the major trans-regional route towards the southern part of India called in the 6th century BCE?

Ans: Dakshinapatha

3. Utnur is an important Neolithic site located in which state?

Ans: Telangana

4. What was the capital of Matsya mahajanapada?

Ans: Viratanagara

5. Which century marked the origin of the Indian legal and judiciary systems?

Ans: 6th century BCE

6. Who is also famous as the conqueror of land between the two seas?

Ans: Bindusara

7. The Chola empire known as Rajyam or Rastrayam was divided into how many mandalams?

Ans: 8 mandalams

8. The exclusive assembly of Brahmans/gatherings of the adult male members in the agraharas in the Chola empire was referred to as?

Ans: Sabha

9. Who was the court poet of King Harshavardhana?

Ans: Banabhatta

10. Which is the centre of the Roman trade during the Sangam Age

Ans: Musiri

11. Who was the founder of Kushan Empire?

Ans: Kujula Kadphises

12. Which of these was a plough tax during Gupta Period?

Ans: Halivakara

13. What caused the caste system of India?

Ans: Occupational division of labour

14. Which was the largest empire in India?

Ans: Maurya empire

15. Which is the largest civilization in the world?

Ans: China Civilization

16. In how many parts the history of India is divided?

Ans: 3

17. Which is the most famous seal found from the Harrapan civilization?

Ans: Pashupati seal

18. What is the source of Hindu Philosophy?

Ans: Upanishads

19. Which king started the organization of Kumbh fair at Allahabad?

Ans: Harshavardhana

20. What led to the end of Indus Valley Civilization?

Ans: Invasion of Aryans , Recurrent Floods , Earthquakes

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