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1. Which proto-historic site has yielded the evidence of threads of raw silk ?
(A) Âhâr
(B) Inâmgâon
(C) Navadâtoli
(D) Nevâsâ

2. Arrange the following Indologists in the chronological order and select the correct answer with the help of the code given below : (i) William Jones (ii) Alexander Cunningham (iii) James Burgess (iv) James Fergusson Codes :
(A) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
(B) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
(C) (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
(D) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)

3. To which of the following tribes did King Sudasa, described in the Rgveda as having defeated ten Kings, belong ?
(A) Anu
(B) Druhyu
(C) Tritsu
(D) Yadu

4. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion
(A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) : Assertion
(A) : The Greek historian Herodotus tells us that ‘India was the twentieth and most prosperous satrapy (province) of the Persian empire’. Reason (R) : By the time of Alexander’s invasion (327-326 B.C.) all the Persian impact on India had become non-existent. In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?
(A) Both
(A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of
(B) Both
(A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of
(A) is true, but (R) is false.
(A) is false, but (R) is true.

5. Who had made the following statement ? ‘Bhagavapi Khatrio ahampi khatrio’ (Bhagawan [Buddha] was a Kshatriya I too am a kshatriya).
(A) Bimbisâra
(B) Prasenjit
(C) Ajâtaúatru
(D) Siúunâga