Ancient Indian history Set 16

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The main occupation of the Aryans was
A
Weaving
B
Agriculture
C
Trade
D
Seafaring
Question 2
Which of the following city was known as Avanti in ancient India?
A
Varanasi
B
Ujjain
C
Patna
D
Alwar
Question 3
Which of the following was not an Indus Valley site?
A
Pataliputra
B
Rangpur
C
Sukatagendor
D
Lothal
Question 4
The Nanda dynasty was established by
A
Vasudeva
B
Kharavela
C
Mahapadma
D
Pushyamitra
Question 5
The Sunga ruler Bhaga erected a monolithic 'Garuda' at..........
A
Varanasi
B
Besnagar
C
Rajagriha
D
Pataliputra
Question 6
What did the Devadana type of a land tenure signify?
A
Villages donated to Brahmins
B
Villages donated to the King
C
Villages donated to the gods
D
Villages not normally lived in
Question 7
Kanva dynasty was established by
A
Rudradaman
B
Vasudeva
C
Nagarjuna
D
Kadphises
Question 8
The Chinese traveller Fa-hien visited India and left a detailed account of the reign of
A
Samudragupta
B
Chandragupta II
C
Kumargupta I
D
Skandagupta
Question 9
Consider the following statements:
  1. Both Nalanda University and Vikramshila University Flourished during Pala Dynasty
  2. Both Nalanada University and Vikramshila University were destroyed by Khilji rulers
Which among the above statements hold correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 & 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 10
In ancient India, the area around which among the following modern areas was known as ''Golden Chersonese''?
A
Kashmir, Hindukush, Afghanistan
B
Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Burma
C
Australia, New Zealand
D
Iran, Iraq and Persian Gulf
Question 11
Which of the following was the God of Animal during the later Vedic period?
A
Indra
B
Rudra
C
Vishnu
D
Prajapatbi
Question 12
The Saka era started from the year
A
124 BC
B
78 BC
C
78 AD
D
124 AD
Question 13
Which Chola ruler had conquered the northern part of Sri Lanka and made it a province of his empire?
A
Rajindra Chola I
B
Adhirajindra Chola
C
Parantaka Chola I
D
Rajaraja Chola I
Question 14
Who among the following were also known as Tocharians?
A
Kushanas
B
Hunas
C
Greeks
D
Shakas
Question 15
The famous Gayatrimantra is addressed to
A
Indra
B
Varuna
C
Pashupati
D
Savita
Question 16
The term used to denote a group of families in the vedic society was
A
Vish
B
Jana
C
Grama
D
Gotra
Question 17
The famous vedic saying "war begins in the minds of men.... " is contained in the
A
Mundakopanishad
B
Mahabharata
C
Rig Veda
D
Atharva Veda
Question 18
Where was Mahavira born?
A
Sravasti
B
Vaishali
C
Rajagriha
D
Pataliputra
Question 19
In Rigveda the rivers Ganga & Yamuna are mentioned as below
A
Yamuna Once, Ganga Thrice
B
Yamuna Thrice, Ganga Once
C
Ganga Twice, Yamuna Once
D
Yamuna Thrice, Ganga Twice
Question 20
Which among the following was the capital of Vatsa Mahajanapada?
A
Mathura
B
Bairath
C
Kausambi
D
Kashi
There are 20 questions to complete.

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