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Target Mission 67th BPSC: Ancient Literature Quiz

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Question 1

Which among the following coins was known as 'Karshapana' in the ancient literature?

Question 2

The terms Pura, Durga and Nigama have been used in ancient Indian literature to denote:

Question 3

Which of the following statements are correct:

1) Sangam literature is the ancient Tamil literature dated between 300 BCE and 300 CE.


2) The Tholkāppiyam is an important book on drama compiled during Sangam literature.


Choose the correct statements:


Question 4

Sanskrit Ramayana is written by

Question 5

Match the following.
List I
I. Tirukkural
II. Manimegalai
III. Silappathigaram
IV. Tolkappiyam
List II
a) Sittalai Sattanar
b) Tolkappiyar
c) Elango Adigal
d) Thiruvalluvar

Question 6

Who among the following first described the binary number system in his book Chandashastra?

Question 7

Nagnandam written by Harsha deals with

Question 8

How many Tarangas are in Rajtarangini of Kalhana?

Question 9

Charak, Sushrut and Dhanvantri in ancient India are associated with which discipline of science?

Question 10

In which Buddhist Council, Sutta Pitaka and Vinaya Pitaka were compiled?
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