Ancient indian history quiz 97

By | August 2, 2018

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Ancient India UPSC History MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following was an Indian sage cum Guru and is said to have transmitted Tantric Buddhism to Bhutan and Tibet in the 8th century?
A
Asanga
B
Nagarjuna
C
Padmasambhava
D
Mahavir
Question 2
Arrange the following Magadhan dynasties in chronological order:
  1. Nandas
  2. Sisunagas
  3. Mauryas
  4. Haryankas
A
IV, II, III and I
B
II, I, IV and III
C
IV, II, I and III
D
III, I, IV and II
Question 3
The name of the Indian Astronomer (who knew five astronomical systems), who lived in the 6th century was
A
Varahamihira
B
Bhandarkar
C
Pujyapada
D
Prasastapada
Question 4
''The greatest law giver '' of ancient India was who among the following?
A
Banabhatta
B
Kautilya
C
Manu
D
Chanukya
Question 5
The original Buddhist religious texts had been written in
A
Brahmi
B
Sanskrit
C
Pali
D
Magadhi
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