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Which of the following animals was not known to the Indus Valley Civilization

A) Bull B) Horse
C) Giraffe D) Elephant
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Giraffe

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Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila located

A) Indus and Jhelum B) Jhelum and Chenab
C) Chenab and Ravi D) Ravi and Beas
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Indus and Jhelum

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An advanced water management system of Harappan times has been unearthed at

A) Dholavira B) Lothal
C) Kalibangan D) Alamgirpur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Dholavira

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The language adopted for preaching in Mahayana Buddhism was

A) Pali B) Brahmi
C) Sanskrit D) Prakrit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sanskrit

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Chinese traveller Hiuen-Tsang studied at the University of

A) Taxila B) Vikramshila
C) Magadh D) Nalanda
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Nalanda

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The ancient name of North Bihar was

A) Vajji B) Vatsa
C) Surasena D) Avant
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Vajji

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Where did Lord Buddha breathe his last

A) Rajgir B) Bodh Gaya
C) Sarnath D) Kushinagar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kushinagar

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The Indus Valley houses were built of

A) Pucca bricks B) Stone
C) Wood D) all of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Pucca bricks

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