Ancient indian history quiz 91

By | August 2, 2018

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Ancient India UPSC History MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The first Buddhist Council was held at Rajagriha ................?
A
Shortly after Budhha's Death
B
Shortly before Buddha's Death
C
A century After Buddha's Death
D
A century After Buddha's Death
Question 2
Who were Manu, Yajnavalkya , Narada and Brihaspati ?
A
Law givers of ancient India
B
Gods of Vedic religion
C
Buddhist scholars and logicians
D
Celebrated mathematicians and astronomers of ancient India
Question 3
After the Kalinga War, Ashoka decided never to wage any war because?
A
After the conquest of Kalinga the political unity of Mauryan India had been achieved
B
Ashoka felt apologetic about the destruction of men and material on both sides in the war
C
He was moved by the violence, slaughter and sufferings to the combatants and non- combatants in the war
D
Shortly after the war he adopted Buddhism Which was opposed to violence
Question 4
The Svetambara Jains were
A
clad in white
B
clad in black
C
clad in red
D
saffron clad
Question 5
Earlier mathematicians (i.e. those who came before medieval Indian mathematicians) had taught that ; who among the following proved that it was infinity?
A
Aryabhatta
B
Bhaskara
C
Brahmagupta
D
Mahavira
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