Historical Perspective in the Sub Continent

Historical Perspective in the Sub Continent

– Multiple Choice Questions:

1. Megasthenes, in his Indica, wrote in around 302 BC, identifies local bodies as _______, and later assumed the name Panchayat?

(a)Gram Parishads
(b)Prishadatra
(c) Gram Prishadatra
(d) None of the above

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(a)Gram Parishads

2. Panchayat literally meaning?
(a) Group of Four
(b) Group of Five
(c) Group of Six
(d) None of the above

View Answer
(b) Group of Five

3. Oldest written text of India’s recorded history?
(a) Rig Veda
(b) Sabhaya
(c) Dinaya
(d) None of the above

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  (a) Rig Veda

4. Village communities, in Rig Veda, were known as?
(a) Samiti(Assembly)/Sabha(Committee)
(b) Sabha(Assembly)/Samiti(Committee)
(c) None of the above

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(b) Sabha(Assembly)/Samiti(Committee)

5. Panchayat system suffered a setback during _____?
(a) Mughal rule
(b) Ottoman rule
(c) British rule
(d) None of the above

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(c) British rule

 

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