Ancient Indian History

71. Which among the following dynasty was founded by Vindyashakti?

(A) Vakataka
(B) Satvahana
(C) Hoysala
(D) Kadamaba

Correct Answer: (A) Vakataka

72. Which among the following is considered to be the official law book of the Guptas?

(A) Manusmriti
(B) Parashara Smriti
(C) Yajnavalkya Smriti
(D) Vyasa Smriti

Correct Answer: (C) Yajnavalkya Smriti

Answer Explanation:
Yajnavalkyasmriti, which is almost regarded as the official law book of Guptas, was composed also in Gupta era.

73. Which among the ancient Indian Play has referred to the defeat of Yavanas on the bank of River Sindhu in the hands of Vasumitra?

(A) Raghuvamsa
(B) Malvikagnimitram
(C) Vikramorvashiyam
(D) Dasakumarcharita

Correct Answer: (B) Malvikagnimitram

Answer Explanation:
The play mentions Vasumitra, the son of Agnimitra, defeating a band of Yavanas on the right bank of the river Sindhu when they tried to capture the sacrificial horse of Pushyamitra.

74. Which among the following was the capital of Vatsa Mahajanapada?

(A) Mathura
(B) Bairath
(C) Kausambi
(D) Kashi

Correct Answer: (C) Kausambi

75. Which among the following was used to create sculptures in the Mathura school of art that flourished around 1st century AD?

(A) Marble
(B) State stone
(C) Granite
(D) Red sandstone

Correct Answer: (D) Red sandstone

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