UPSC question paper – 2006-2010 – Ancient History



UPSC previous year question paper of subject Ancient History from the year 2006-2010 with answers.

#1. here are only two known examplesofcave paintings of the Gupta periodin ancientIndia. Oneofthese is paintings of Ajanta caves. Whereis the other surviving example of Gupta paintings? [2010]

#2. nekantavada is a core theory and philosophy of which one ofthe following? [2009]

#3. What does Baudhayan theorem (Baudhayan Sulva Sutras) relate to? [2008]

#4. The Allahabad Pillar inscription is associated with which one of the following? [2006]

#5. Consider the following statements: [2006] 1. The Ikshvaku rulers of Southern India were antagonistic towards Buddhism. 2. The Pala rulers of Eastern India were patrons of Buddhism. Which of the statement(s) given aboveis/ are correct?

#6. With reference to the invaders in ancient India, which one of the following is the correct chronological order? [2006]

#7. Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila located? [2006]

#8. Who among the following laid the foundation of Rashtrakuta Empire? [2006]



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