Ancient Indian History

21. Viratnagar, capital of Matsya mahajanapada located in which region ?

(A) Malwa
(B) Peshawar
(C) Jaipur
(D) Bundelkhand

Correct Answer: (C) Jaipur

Answer Explanation:
Jaipur Viratnagar, capital of Matsya mahajanpada located near present Jaipur. It was used as a hiding place by Pandavas during 13th year of their exile.

22. Which rock edict gives information about Asoka’s conversion to Buddhism?

(A) Bhabru rock edict
(B) Kalinga rock edict
(C) Tarai rock edict
(D) Barabar cave rock edict

Correct Answer: (A) Bhabru rock edict

Answer Explanation:
The Bhabru rock edict gives information about Asoka’s conversion to Buddhism. The rock edict stated that he has full faith in Buddha, Sangha and Dhamma.

23. The Gufkral chalcolithic site is located in which state?

(A) Rajasthan
(B) Jammu & Kashmir
(C) Karnataka
(D) Uttarakhand

Correct Answer: (B) Jammu & Kashmir

Answer Explanation:
Jammu & Kashmir will be the correct answer.

24. The oldest evidence in human history for the drilling of teeth in a living person was found in which of the following cultures?

(A) Ahar banas
(B) Mehrgarh
(C) Sohn Valley
(D) Malwa

Correct Answer: (B) Mehrgarh

Answer Explanation:
Mehrgarh wil be the correct answer.

25. Among all the pillar edicts of Ashoka, which one is the longest one?

(A) 7th pillar edict
(B) 6th pillar edict
(C) 5th pillar edict
(D) 3th pillar edict

Correct Answer: (A) 7th pillar edict

Answer Explanation:
The 7th pillar edict elaborates the works done by the Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka for Dhamma Policy . He stated that all sects desire both self control and purity of mind.

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