Ancient History of Haryana Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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Haryana came into existence as a separate state on 1st November, 1966 but its history is very old. According to Manusmriti, the state got its origin by many deities, thus, it was earlier known as Brahmavrat. Haryana is also known as Brahmrishi Pradesh and Uttarvedi of Brahma.

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Ancient History of Haryana Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

1. In ancient times Haryana was known as?

(a) Brahmavrata

(b) Gujarat

(c) Kurukshetra

(d) Delhi

2. By what name was the state of Haryana known in ancient times?

(a) Brahmavrata Pradesh

(b) Brahmashri Pradesh

(c) Brahma Ki Uttarvedi

(d) All of the above

3. The ancient and sacred river of Haryana is?

(a) Saraswati

(b) Drishadvati

(c) Ganga

(d) Both (a) and (b)

4. Agroha (Hisar) is mentioned in which texts?

(a) Divyavdan

(b) Kathakosh

(c) Bhadrabahu Charita

(d) All of these

5. Which of the following texts has mention about Agroha (Hisar)?

(a) Rajatarangini

(b) Abhigyan Shakuntalam

(c) Maltimadhav

(d) Divyavdana

6. Which of the following Jaina texts provides information from the social, religious cultural life of Haryana from first century to the third century?

(a) Parishishtaparvan

(b) Bhadrabahu Charitra

(c) Kathakosh

(d) All of the above

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7. Maharaja Agrasena was associated with which place?

(a) Sirsa

(b) Pehowa

(c) Rohtak

(d) Agroha

8. Rohtak district got its mention in which historical text?

(a) Divyavdan

(b) Majihima Nikaya

(c) Nakula-Digvijayam (d) Kathakosh

9. Information about the ancient history of Haryana is found in which Purana?

(a) Narad Purana

(b) Matasya Purana

(c) Vishnu Purana

(d) Vamana Purana

10. The Vamana Purana mentions how many forests of Haryana?

(a) 4

(b) 7

(c) 11

(d) 12

11. Which of the following rivers of Haryana is not mentioned in Vamana Purana?

(a) Indravati

(b) Saraswati

(c) Aapaga

(d) Anshumati

12. Which text has mentioned the description of the rivers flowing in Thanesar and Kurukshetra of Haryana?

(a) Vamana Purana

(b) Prithvi Purana

(c) Purana Katha

(d) Katha Sahitya

13. Harshacharita was written by?

(a) Banabhatta

(b) Rajyavardhana

(c) Adityavardhana

(d) Prabhakarvardhana

14. Banabhatta was the friend and court poet of which of the following rulers?

(a) Prithviraj Chauhan

(b) Harshavardhana

(c) Anangpala

(d) Hemchandra

15. The first archaeological excavation in Haryana was done by which Archaeologist?

(a) Cunningham

(b) BB Lal

(c) HL Srivastava

(d) DD Snooper

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