General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Gupta and Post-Gupta Period | Part 3

31. In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta period women and Sudras speak [IAS (Pre) 1995]

(A) Sanskrit
(B) Prakrit
(C) Pali
(D) Sauraseni

32. The first inscriptional evidence of the Satipratha has been found from [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]

(A) Eran
(B) Junagarh
(C) Mandsaur
(D) Sanchi

33. Who established Gupta Samvat? [MPPCS (Pre) 1991]

(A) Chandragupta-I
(B) Srigupta
(C) Chandragupta-II
(D) Ghatotkacha

34. The gradual decline of towns was an important feature of which period? [40th BPSC (Pre) 1995]

(A) Gupta period
(B) Pratihara era
(C) Rashtrakut
(D) Satavahana era

35. Which ruling dynasty donated maximum villages to temples and Brahmins? [39th BPSC (Pre) 1994]

(A) Gupta Dynasty
(B) Pala Dynasty
(C) Rashtrakut
(D) Pratihara

36. In ancient India, which dynasty’s rule is considered as the Golden Age? [UPPCS (Spl (Pre) 2004]

(A) Mauryan
(B) Shunga
(C) Gupta
(D) Magadha

37. During which age did women enjoy equality with men? [UPPCS (Pre) 1994]

(A) Gupta age
(B) Mauryan age
(C) Cholas
(D) Vedic age

38. What was the land revenue rate in Gupta age? [42nd BPSC (Pre) 1997]

(A) Fourth part of the production
(B) Sixth part of the production
(C) Eighth part of the production
(D) Half part of the production

39. What is the land revenue rate in religious books? [Andhra Pradesh PSC (Pre) 2018 40th BPSC (Pre) 1995]

(A) 1/3
(B) 1/4
(C) 1/6
(D) 1/8

40. What is the valid tax according to Hindu law? [UPPCS (Pre) 1992]

(A) Half of the yields
(B) One-sixth of the yields
(C) One-third of the yields
(D) One-fourth of the yields

41. The Gupta Empire granted tax-free agrarian land to which of the following? [MPPCS (Pre) 2014]

(A) Military officials
(B) Civil officials
(C) Brahmins
(D) Courts scholars

42. Which type of land was called ‘Aprahat’? [60th to 62nd BPSC (Pre) 2016]

(A) Without cultivated forest land
(B) Irrigated land
(C) Dense forest land
(D) Cultivated land

43. In ancient India, the irrigation tax was called [UPPCS (Mains) 2009]

(A) Bidakabhagam
(B) Hiranya
(C) Udranga
(D) Uparnika

44. In 3rd A.D., Warangal was famous for [Telangana PSC (Pre) 2019 UP UDA/LDA (Pre) 2001]

(A) Copper pots
(B) Gold Jewelleries
(C) Iron implements
(D) Elephant-teeth work

45. Tormad was from the racial group of [IAS (Pre) 1995]

(A) Sithian
(B) Huna
(C) Yaochi
(D) Saka


Answer Sheet:-

31. (B)

32. (A)

33. (A)

34. (A)

35. (A)

36. (C)

37. (D)

38. (B)

39. (C)

40. (B)

41. (C)

42. (A)

43. (A)

44. (C)

45. (B)


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