Ancient Indian history Set 15

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Which of the following are essentially books of rituals?
A
The Vedas
B
The Upanishads
C
The Aranyakas
D
The Brahmanas
Question 2
Who, among the following rulers, organised the Second Buddhist Assembly?
A
Ajatashatru
B
Kalasoka
C
Ashoka
D
Ananda
Question 3
What is Ettuthokai?
A
A dynasty during sangam era
B
A collection of poems
C
A series of sports plays during Sangam Era
D
A writing tool during sangam Era
Question 4
Which of the following is the oldest seat of learning?
A
Nalanda
B
Vikramshila
C
Taxila
D
Ujjain
Question 5
The aim of Ashoka's Dhamma was
A
Subtle conquest
B
Religious domination
C
A casteless society
D
Non-violence and peace
Question 6
The Vedic deity Indra was the god of
A
Fire
B
Rain and Thunder
C
Eternity
D
Wind
Question 7
Which pillar edict of Asoka is longest of all pillars?
A
2nd
B
5th
C
6th
D
7th
Question 8
The Pallava king who adopted the epithet of Vichitrachitta of curious minded was
A
Mahendravarman I
B
Narasimhavarman I
C
Narasimhavarman II
D
Simhavishnu
Question 9
Of the following who was the hero of a famous drama Malvlkagnimitra written by Kalidasa?
A
Vasumitra
B
Vajramitra
C
Pushyamitra
D
Agnimitra
Question 10
The greatest Kushana ruler whose contribution to Buddhism was even greater than that of Ashoka, was
A
Kadphises
B
Kanishka I
C
Vasishka
D
Huvishka
Question 11
Who among the following was the Russia born Buddhist Monk in Tibet was a study partner and close associate of the 13th Dalai Lama?
A
Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov
B
Agvan Dorzhiev
C
Anton Batagov
D
Tingdzin Dokshit
Question 12
The Sangam Age in the history of South India represents
A
The period of Aryanisation of South India
B
A period when an assembly of a college of Tamil poets was held at Madurai
C
A literary-cultural phase of the Tamilham during the first three centuries of the Christian era
D
Both (b) and (c) above
Question 13
The script of the Indus Valley Civilization was
A
Dravidian
B
Persian
C
Sanskrit
D
Undecipherable
Question 14
Which of the following Vedas is rendered musically?
A
Rig Veda
B
Yajur Veda
C
Sama Veda
D
Atharva Veda
Question 15
The great exponent of Mahayana Buddhism was
A
Ashvaghosa
B
Vasubandhu
C
Nagarjuna
D
Nagasena
Question 16
The monolithic image of Jain Saint 'Gomatiswara' is at..........
A
Mount Abu
B
Saravanabelgola
C
Kusinagara
D
Kalinga
Question 17
During the Gupta period, the village affairs were managed by the village headman with the assistance of the
A
Amatya
B
Mahattara
C
Vishyapati
D
Gopa
Question 18
Who among the following was known to have worked in Medicine?
A
Saumilla
B
Sudraka
C
Shaunaka
D
Susruta
Question 19
In the sixth century BC northern India was divided into
A
sixteen great states
B
eight republican states
C
both A and B above
D
Anga and Magadha
Question 20
Which among the following was the most famous learning centre during maurya Period?
A
Ujjain
B
Taxila
C
Nalanda
D
Vikramsila
There are 20 questions to complete.

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