Ancient Indian history Set 11

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The author of Ashtadhyayai is
A
Charaka
B
Panini
C
AIyabhatta
D
Chanakya
Question 2
Which of the following two towns of Indus valley Civilization were located on the bank of Ghagghar River?
A
Harappa & Rojari
B
Harappa & Mohen jo Dero
C
Kalibanga and Banwali
D
Rangpur and Surkotda
Question 3
What was ''Halivakara'' in the Gupta Era?
A
A kind of Tax
B
A kind of Play
C
A kind of Instrument
D
A kind of Tribe
Question 4
Which of the following is not the name of Kautilya?
A
Chanakya
B
Vishnugupta
C
Dramindacharya
D
Devaputra
Question 5
What was Chandragupta-II also known as?
A
Samudragupta
B
Vikramaditya
C
Skandagupta
D
Raanagupta
Question 6
The Sunga dynasty had made.... the official religion of their kingdom.
A
Buddhism
B
The Ajivika Sect
C
Jainism
D
Brahmanism
Question 7
The name Buddha means
A
enlightened
B
learned
C
divine
D
sacred
Question 8
Which among the ancient Indian Play has referred to the defeat of Yavanas on the bank of River Sindhu in the hands of Vasumitra?
A
Raghuvamsa
B
Malvikagnimitram
C
Vikramorvashiyam
D
Dasakumarcharita
Question 9
The 'Saptanga Theory of State' (Theory of Seven Limbs of the State) was propounded by:
A
Kautilya in Arthashastra
B
Manu in Manusmriti
C
Kalhana in Rajatarangini
D
Banabhatta in Harshacharita
Question 10
Buddha delivered his first sermon at..........
A
Sanchi
B
Sarnath
C
Kapilvastu
D
Vaisali
Question 11
The Pallava king responsible for carving the Rathas of Mahaballpuram was
A
Simhavarma
B
Mahendravarman-I
C
Nandivaraman-II
D
Narsimhavarman
Question 12
Nakulin or Lakulin is considered to be a founder of which of the following sects?
A
Pashupat
B
Saiva
C
Kapalika
D
Kalamukhas
Question 13
Jainism was divided into two sects-Swetambaras (White-clad) and Digambaras (Sky-clad or naked)-During the reign of the
A
Nandas
B
Mauryas
C
Kusanas
D
Shungas
Question 14
On which of the following systems of Hindu Philosophy, Shankaracharya wrote commentary in 9th century AD?
A
Sankhya
B
Vaisheshika
C
Yoga
D
Uttarmimansa
Question 15
The Svetambara Jains were
A
clad in white
B
clad in black
C
clad in red
D
saffron clad
Question 16
Bimbisara was succeeded by..........
A
Ashoka
B
Ajatasatru
C
Vasudeva
D
Chandragupta Maurya
Question 17
Which among the following pairs is NOT correctly matched? (Traveler-During reign of King)
A
Megasthenes-Chandragupta Maurya
B
Deimachos-Asoka
C
Hsuan-Tsang-Harshavardhana
D
Fa-Hien-Chandragupta II
Question 18
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 19
Who among the following rulers had embraced Jainism?
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Bindusara
C
Ajatashatru
D
Pulakesin
Question 20
Who among the following is famous for saving the empire from the Huna tribe, which had overran Asia and Europe.
A
Samudra Gupta
B
Chandra Gupta II
C
Skandagupta
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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