Ancient indian history quiz 116

By | August 2, 2018

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Ancient India UPSC History MCQ questions answers

Question 1
During Kanishka's reign, the centre of political activity shifted from Magadha to
A
Delhi
B
Ayodhya
C
Kannauj
D
Purushapura (Peshawar)
Question 2
The most famous Indo-Greek ruler of India, famous for his sense of Justice and dialogues with a Buddhist monk Nagasena (as described in the Buddhist work Milinda Panho) was
A
Demetrius
B
Menander
C
Eukratises
D
Heliocles
Question 3
The famous vedic saying "war begins in the minds of men .... " is contained in the
A
Mundakopanishad
B
Mahabharata
C
Rig Veda
D
Atharva Veda
Question 4
The concluding portions of the Brahmanas are called the
A
Vedas
B
Agamas
C
Tantras
D
Satpathas
Question 5
That the Rig Vedic Aryana were a pastoral people is borne out by the fact that
A
there are many references to the cow in the Rig Veda
B
Most of the wars were fought for the sake of cows
C
Gifts made to priests were usually cows and not land
D
All of the above
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