Ancient Indian history Set 14

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The proud title of 'Vikramaditya' had been assumed by
A
Harsha
B
Chandragupta II
C
Kanishka
D
Samudragupta
Question 2
Among the four works mentioned below Which one is encyclopaedic in nature?
A
Mamarakosa
B
Siddhantasiromani
C
Ashtangahridaya
D
Brihat Samhita
Question 3
The caves and rock cut temples at Ellora pertain to
A
Hinduism
B
Buddhism
C
Jainism
D
All of the above
Question 4
The Ramayana narrates events believed to have taken place in the.......... Yuga or age.
A
Sat
B
Dwapar
C
Kal
D
Treta
Question 5
The Buddha's Eight Fold Path did not include
A
Right Resolve
B
Right Views
C
Right Speech
D
Right Table Manners
Question 6
Alexander the Great died at..........
A
Susa
B
Babylon
C
Macedonia
D
Kabul
Question 7
The Buddha attained nirvana at..........
A
Bodh Gaya
B
Sarnath
C
Sanchi
D
Kusinagara
Question 8
The term Aryan, Indo-Aryan or Indo-European denotes a..........concept?
A
Linguistic
B
Racial
C
Religious
D
Cultural
Question 9
The famous Indo-Greek king to embrace Buddhism was
A
Alexander
B
Strato I
C
Menander
D
Democritus
Question 10
Which among the following is the theme of ''Katyayana Srauta sutra''?
A
Cooking in vedic eras
B
Geometry
C
Rules of vedic sacrifices
D
Astrology
Question 11
What was the name of the silver coins issued by Guptas?
A
Karshapana
B
Rupaka
C
Dinara
D
Pana
Question 12
According to the most widely accepted view, the Aryans originally came from
A
India
B
Central Asia
C
Central Europe
D
Steppes of Russia
Question 13
The Buddha
A
rejected the theory of Karma
B
was non-committal on the theory of Karma
C
believed in the theory of Karma
D
suggested an alternative to the theory of Karma
Question 14
The fourth Buddhist Council was held at..........
A
Pataliputra
B
Vaisali
C
Kundalavana
D
Bodh Gaya
Question 15
Who among the following presided over the Buddhist council held during the reign of Kanishka at Kashmir?
A
Parsva
B
Vasumitra
C
Nagarjuna
D
Sudraka
Question 16
The Modi script had been employed in the documents of the
A
Hoysalas
B
Zamorins
C
Marathas
D
Wodeyaras
Question 17
The greatest conqueror among the Gupta rulers was
A
Samudragupta
B
Chandragupta II
C
Kumargupta
D
Skandagupta
Question 18
The city of Pataliputra was founded at the junction of the Ganges and the..........
A
Sone
B
Brahmaputra
C
Yamuna
D
Gomati
Question 19
Who, from among the following rulers, had ruled over the largest part of India?
A
Kanishka
B
Chandragupta I
C
Chandragupta Maurya
D
Ashoka
Question 20
Kautilya (also known as Vishnugupta and Chanakya) is the author of Arthasastra Which has been compared with
A
Plato's State
B
Machiavelli's Prince
C
Karl Marx's Das Kapital
D
Hitler's Mein Kampf
There are 20 questions to complete.

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