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UPSC CSE 2024 handbook: Check previous year questions on Ancient Indian History

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Mar 09, 2024 04:04 PM IST

Attempting prelims test series and revising all that you have studied will make your concept knowledge strong.

With UPSC CSE Preliminary Examination 2024 round the corner, aspirants who wish to crack the exam will be busy revising and attempting mock tests to make sure they are prepared to attempt the exam. Attempting prelims test series and revising all that you have studied will make your concept knowledge strong.

Check out the following previous year questions on Ancient Indian History to test your knowledge.(HT file)
Check out the following previous year questions on Ancient Indian History to test your knowledge.(HT file)

Check out the following previous year questions on Ancient Indian History to test your knowledge.

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I. With reference to ancient India, consider the following statements :

(1) The concept of Stupa is Buddhist in origin

(2) Stupa was generally a repository of relics

(3) Stupa was a votive and commemorative structure in Buddhist tradition

II. With reference to ancient South India, Korkai, Poompuhar and Muchiri were well-known as

(1) capital cities

(2) ports

(3) centres of iron-and-steel making

(4) shrines of Jain Tirthankaras

III. How many of ·the below dynasties established their kingdoms in the early eighth century AD?

(a) Hoysala

(b) Gahadavala

(c) Kakatiya

(d) Yadava

IV. Who among the following rulers of the Vijayanagara Empire constructed a large dam across the Tungabhadra River and a canal-cum-aqueduct several kilometres long from the river to the capital city?

(1) Devaraya I

(2) Mallikatjuna

(3) Vira Vijaya

(4) Virupaksha

Also Read: UPSC CSE 2024 handbook: Check previous year questions on environment & ecology Part II

(Questions taken from UPSC CSE 2023 Preliminary question paper. The solutions are not yet released by UPSC)

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