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Check your knowledge about Sri Lankan Archaeology by answering 10 questions – III

Check your knowledge about Sri Lankan Archaeology by answering 10 questions – III

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1. From the below literature works, what is the book written on architecture which was found from Sri Lanka?
Manasara
Manjusribhashitha vasthushasthraya
Horasaraya
Mayamatha

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2. The oldest inscriptions found in Sri Lanka date to around which century?
3rd century BC
1st century BC
2nd century AD
6th century AD

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3. When was the Ceylon Archaeological Survey established?
1860
1990
1890
1936

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4. Who is the author of the book ‘Sithiyam Sahitha Puravidyawa’?
Walisinghe Harishchandra
Dr. Malini Dias
Prof. Senerat Paranavitana
Prof. Ralph Peiris

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5. Name the scholar who in recent times, deciphered and published the "Sigiri kurutu gi" or the verses inscribed on the Mirror wall at Sigiriya?
Prof. Siri Gunesinghe
Prof. Abhaya Ariyasinghe
Dr. Benil Priyanka
Prof. J. B. Dissanayaka

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6. What is the main institution which governs the archaeological activities of Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka Parliament
Department of Archaeology, Sri Lanka
Ministry of Cultural Affairs
Civil Defense Force

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7. What is the name of the council comprising of archaeological professionals?
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Council of Archaeologists
Sri Lanka Archaeological Society
Sri Lanka Institute of Architects

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8. Name the scholar who conducted the exceptional anthropological research study on the ‘Puleliya’ village of the North Central Province?
Ghananath Obeysekara
M. K. Raghawan
E. R. Leech
Nur Yalman

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9. What is the name under which the PhD thesis of Dr. Siran Deraniyagala is published?
Sigiri Graffiti
Plough and Robe
Stupas of Ceylon
Prehistory of Sri Lanka, an ecological perspective

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10. What is the literature work that includes all evidence of writings of ancient Sri Lanka?
Blue Books
Epigraphia Zeylanica
Ceylon Gazetteer
Seasonal Report

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