Ancient indian history quiz 73

By | August 2, 2018

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Ancient India UPSC History MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who usurped power from the Mauryas after killing the last Mauryan ruler Brihadratha?
A
Pushyamitra Sunga
B
Agnimitra
C
Vasumitra
D
Jyesthamitra
Question 2
Kautilya (also known as Vishnugupta and Chanakya) is the author of Arthasastra Which has been compared with
A
Plato's State
B
Machiavelli's Prince
C
Karl Marx's Das Kapital
D
Hitler's Mein Kampf
Question 3
The concept of Anuvrata was advocated by
A
Mahayana Buddhism
B
Jainism
C
Lokayata School
D
Hinayana Buddhism
Question 4
Which among the following Vedic Texts gives a systematic exposition of the 'theory of rebirth' for the first time?
A
Chhandogya Upanishad
B
Mundaka Upanishad
C
Satapatha Brahmana
D
Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
Question 5
The rulers of a dynasty of the Deccan who were supposed to be Brahmanas and staunch supporters of Brahmanism were
A
Satavahanas
B
Vakatakas
C
Rashtrakutas
D
Chalukyas
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