Ancient indian history quiz 66

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Ancient India UPSC History MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who among the following was behind the ''epoch making'' discovery of Arthashastra that altered the false perception of the European scholars that Ancient Indians learnt the art of administration from the Greeks?
A
R. Shamasastry
B
C. Sivarama Murti
C
K. S. Neelakantan Unni
D
Veturi Prabhakara Sastri
Question 2
Match the following rulers/ruling dynasties of North India with the centres of their power:
List-IList-II
A. Maukharis(i) Thaneshvar
B. Pusyabhuti or Vardhans(ii] Kannauj
C. Sasanka(iii) Valabhi Gujarat
D. Maitrakas(iv) Bengal Gauda
A
$A-i,B- ii,C- iii,D- iv$
B
$A- ii,B- i,C- iv,D- iii$
C
$A-i,B- iii,C- ii,D- iv$
D
$A-iv,B- iii,C- ii,D- i$
Question 3
The painting In the Ajanta Caves shows an Indian king receiving an embassy from the king or Persia. The king receiving the embassy has been identified with
A
Pulakesin I
B
Pulakesin II
C
Rajendra Chola
D
Dhruva IV
Question 4
The decline of the Nandas at the hands of Kautilya and Chandragupta Maurya has been vividly portrayed in the Sanakrit play written by Kalidasa
A
Mudrarakshas
B
Devichandragupta
C
Malavikagnimitram
D
Mrichhakatika
Question 5
Which of the following rulers did not enter the Buddhist Cold?
A
Harsha
B
Samudragupta
C
Kanishka
D
Ashoka
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