Ancient Indian history Set 13

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The last in the succession of Jaina Tirthankaras was
A
Parsvanatha
B
Rishabha
C
Mahavira
D
Manisubruta
Question 2
At Which of the following Harappan sites has a supposed dockyard been found?
A
Kalibangan
B
Lothal
C
Suktagendor
D
Sotka Koli
Question 3
Ashoka's conquest of Kalinga has been described in the minor rock edict numbered
A
I
B
IV
C
VIII
D
XIII
Question 4
We have read that the writing in the Indus valley Civilization was Boustrophedon. This means that....................?
A
It was written left to right
B
It was written right to left
C
It was written left to right and right to left in alternate lines
D
It was written up to down
Question 5
In the Rigveda the term Dasas and Dasyus refers to
A
robbers
B
tribals
C
non-Aryans
D
menials
Question 6
Which among the following emperors introduced the two laws of Vyavahar Samta and Danda Samata?
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Asoka
C
Chandragupta Vikramaditya
D
Samudragupta
Question 7
What was the most prominent reason of arrival of Indo-Aryans from central Asia, possibly from the south of the Urals and East of Caspian Sea?
A
They were in search of arable land
B
They were of Nomadic Culture
C
They were defeated by their Indo European neighbors
D
They were aware of prosperity of India
Question 8
The first image of the Buddha-was carved out during the reign of
A
Ashoka
B
Pusyamitra Shunga
C
Kanishka I
D
Menander
Question 9
Which of the following was not the work of Kalidasa?
A
Raghuvamsa
B
SakunUtiam
C
Kumarasambhavam
D
Kadambari
Question 10
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 11
Nalanda University was founded by which of the following?
A
Kumaragupta
B
Skandagupta
C
Samudragupta
D
None of the above
Question 12
The achievements of Samudragupta have been chronicled in the
A
Hathigumpha inscription
B
Sarnath inscription
C
Girnar inscription
D
Allahabad pillar inscription
Question 13
Which of the following Vedas was compiled first?
A
Rigveda
B
Samaveda
C
Yajurveda
D
Atharvaveda
Question 14
Vaishnavism, a later development of Bhagavatism, advocates the worship of
A
Vishnu
B
Ram and Krishna
C
Vishnu and his incarnations
D
Vishnu and Lakshmi
Question 15
The famous Indo-Greek Kin, who embraced Buddhism was..........
A
Strato I
B
Menander
C
Demetrios
D
Alexander
Question 16
During whose reign Gandharan style of art flourished?
A
Guptas
B
Hunas
C
Satavahanas
D
Kushans
Question 17
Extensive burning of the forest marks which of the following era?
A
Copper Phase
B
Early Vedic Era
C
Later Vedic Era
D
Chalcolithic Era
Question 18
The Greeks were driven out of India by
A
Bindusara
B
Ashoka
C
Chandragupta Vikramaditya
D
Chandragupta Maurya
Question 19
The worship of images in India began during the.......... period.
A
Mauryan
B
Sunga
C
Kusana
D
Gupta
Question 20
In Greek texts, who among the following has been mentioned as Amitrochates?
A
Bimbisara
B
Bindusara
C
Kautilya
D
Asoka
There are 20 questions to complete.

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