Ancient Indian history Set 10

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Who was the author of Amuktamalyada?
A
Bhoja
B
Harshavardhana
C
Krishnadeva Roya
D
Amoghavarsha
Question 2
Which of the following was another name of Pataliputra?
A
Purushapura
B
Kusinagara
C
Kusumapura
D
Huvishkapura
Question 3
Which among the following correctly described the plot of the Indian Play Mudra Rakshasha?
A
Conflicts between Demons (Rakshasha) and Gods (Deva)
B
Romantic Love story of a demon and a princess
C
Story of a young Arya Man and a Court Dancer
D
Intrigues at the time of accession of Chandragupta Maurya
Question 4
The two colossal images of the Buddha at Bamiyan are an instance of the.......... art?
A
Early Mathura
B
Maurya
C
Gupta
D
Gandhara
Question 5
Chandragupta Maurya was...
A
A benevolent despot
B
Autocrat
C
Democrat
D
A pious ruler
Question 6
The Eight-fold path was enunciated by
A
The Buddha
B
Mahavira
C
Nehru
D
Mahatma Gandhi
Question 7
Which of the following are beliefs of Buddhism?
  1. The world is full of sorrows.
  2. People suffer on account of desire.
  3. If desires are conquered, nirvana will be attained.
  4. The existence of God and soul must be recognised.
A
(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
B
(ii) and (iii)
C
(i), (ii) and (iii)
D
(ii), (iii) and (iv)
Question 8
Name the later Gupta ruler who had performed the Ashvaghosha Yajna (Horse Sacrifice) and assumed the Imperial title of Maharajadhiraj?
A
Kamarupa
B
Mahasena Gupta
C
Adityasen
D
Kumaragupta III
Question 9
Which among the following is correct about Bhaddasala?
A
He was a poet in the court of Chandragupta Maurya
B
He was the general of the Nanda Army
C
He was an ambassador of Ceylon King sent to Asoka's court
D
He was a playwright in the Gupta Era
Question 10
The Arab conquest of Sind in 712 AD had taken place under the leadership of
A
Mohammed of Ghazni
B
Mohammed-bin-Qasim
C
Mohammed of Ghori
D
None of the above
Question 11
Which of the following was not one of the actual cause for the decline of the Mauryan empire?
A
Ashoka's pacifist policies
B
Division of the empire after Ashoka
C
Foreign aggressions particularly Greek
D
Economic and financial crisis
Question 12
When Alexander invaded India, Taxila was ruled by
A
Ambhi
B
Porus
C
Ashoka
D
Bimbisara
Question 13
Consider the following matches:
  1. Kena Upanishad: Sam Veda
  2. Katha Upanishad: Krishna yajurveda
  3. Prasna Upanishad: Samveda
  4. Mandukya Upanishad: atharvaveda
Which among the above is / are correct?
A
1, 2, 3,
B
1, 2, 4
C
2, 3, 4
D
all are correct
Question 14
The year of accession of Kanishka to throne was
A
108 AD
B
58 AD
C
128 AD
D
78 AD
Question 15
Mudra Rakshas is a work of Vishakhadutta. This work was depicted which of the following?
A
Chadragupta Maurya & Dhruva Devi
B
Mauryas & Nandas
C
Campaigns of Chandragupta Maurya
D
Campaigns of Ashoka
Question 16
Which is the oldest Indian linguistic text?
A
Nirukta
B
Mahabhashya
C
Ashtadhyayi
D
Kasikavritti
Question 17
As per the ancient Indian Texts, the land between which among the following two rivers has been called ''Brahamavarta''?
A
Saraswati river and Drsadvati River
B
Saraswati river and Saryu River
C
Sutudri (Satluj) River and Vipas (Beas) River
D
Ganga River and Yamuna River
Question 18
A contemporary rival dynasty of the Cholas in South India was
A
Chalukyas of Vengi
B
Pandyas of Madurai
C
Chalukyas of Kalyani
D
Cheras
Question 19
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
Question 20
The greatest Buddhist commentator of the Buddhist canonical literature has been
A
Nagarjuna
B
Ashvaghosha
C
Vasumitra
D
Buddhaghosha
There are 20 questions to complete.

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