Reconstructing History Objective Type Questions & Answers

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In my previous posts, I have shared Objective Type Questions & Answers of Indus Valley Civilization, The Revelation of Medieval India and Traces of Modern Indian History so, you can check these posts as well.

Reconstructing History Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct answer:

(a) __________ are the people who study the past in a systematic manner and reconstruct history?

i. Historians
ii. Scientists
iii. Geographers
iv. Mathematicians

(b) What do coins give us information about?

i. The territorial extent of the ruler
ii. The religious and cultural state of various ages.
iii. The advancement made in metallurgy during the period.
iv. All of the above.

(c) The Sangam literature was written in__________.

i. Telgu
ii. Tamil
iii. Odiya
iv. Malayalam

(d) Which of these periods is an example of Proto History?

i. Chalcolithic age
ii. Neolithic age
iii. The Mauryan Age
iv. The Sangam Age

(e) Coins of__________bear the figure of Goddess Lakshmi.

i. Kumargupta I
ii. Megasthenes
iii. Chandragupta II
iv. Panini

(f) Which category of books would the Panchatantra, Hitopdesha, jatakas fall under?

i. Memoirs
ii. Biographies
iii. Folk tales
iv. Autobiographies

(g) Who were the two groups of people who entered India from the Northwestern regions?

i. Iranians and Greeks
ii. Afghans and Iranians
iii. Turks and Afghans
iv) Chinese and Arabs

Question 2: Fill in the blanks:

(a) The state of society and economy during the age of Mauryas was depicted in the book Arthashastra.
(b) A series of collection of inscriptions called Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum have been published related to ancient Indian history.
(c) The word ‘history’ has its origins in the Greek word historia which means Learning/knowing by inquiry.
(d) Memoirs are a written collection of one’s memories.
(e) Dionysius Exiguus invented the AD/BC concept.
(f) The name Bharat was used to refer a group of people who lived in Northwest part of India.
(g) A timeline tells us the sequence in which events happen.

Question 3: Name the following:

(a) The writings engraved on a coin, medal or a monument.

Answer: Inscription

(b) A written collection of one’s memories.

Answer: Memoirs

(c) Manmade objects that have historical or cultural significance.

Answer: Artefacts

(d) The stories or legends based on common people’s life.

Answer: Folk tales

Question 4: Match the following:

Column AColumn B
a. Indikai. Panini
b. Harshacharitaii. Kumudendu Muni
c. Astadhayayiiii. Banabhatta
d. Siribhoovalayaiv. Megasthenes
Answer: a-iv, b-iii, c-i, d-ii

So, these were Reconstructing History Objective Type Questions & Answers.