Ancient Indian History MCQ

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Consider the following statements:
  1. Entire Smriti literature is Post Vedic Literature
  2. Entire Shruti Literature is Vedic Literature
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 & 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2






Question 2
Which of the following era / communities represent Jorwe culture?
A
Vedic Era
B
Chalcolithic Era
C
Palaeolithic Era
D
Later vedic Era
Question 3
After the decline of the Guptas, Which of the following cities of North India emerged as the centre of political gravity of North India?
A
Ajmer
B
Kannauj
C
Dhara
D
Delhi






Question 4
Which sage or scholar had recast the original single Veda into four distinct Vedas?
A
Patanjali
B
Kapila
C
Vyasa
D
Shankaracharya
Question 5
Ashoka was much influenced by Buddhist monk called
A
Upagupta
B
Vasubandhu
C
Ambhi
D
Asvagosha






Question 6
Which of the following is the single most important source of the history of Ashoka?
A
Sri Lankan chronicles Dipavamsa and Mahavamsa
B
Buddhist works Divyavadana and Ashokavadana
C
Inscriptions of Ashoka
D
Archaeological Sources and the Puranas
Question 7
The 'Three Jewels' (Triratnas) of Jainism are
A
right faith or intentions, right knowledge and right conduct
B
right action, right livelihood and right effort
C
right thoughts, non-violence and non-attachment
D
right speech, right thinking and right behaviour






Question 8
In which of the following modern area ''Amri Culture'' developed?
A
North East States of India
B
Sindh and Balochistan of Pakistan
C
Eastern Iraq
D
South India
Question 9
The founder of Jainism was
A
Rishbha
B
Neminath
C
Parsvanatha
D
Vardhaman Mahavira






Question 10
The first Persian ruler who occupied part of Indian territory was
A
Cyrus
B
Cambyses
C
Darius
D
Xerxes
There are 10 questions to complete.

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