Ancient Indian history Set 18

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The Capital of Kanishka Empire was..........
A
Pataliputra
B
Peshawar
C
Kabul
D
Taxila
Question 2
During the period of Hiuen Tsang's visit, the city most famous for the production of cotton cloth was
A
Benaras
B
Pataliptura
C
Mathura
D
Ujjain
Question 3
The first great empire to the south of the Vindhayas was of the
A
Cholas
B
Cheras
C
Pandyas
D
Satavahanas
Question 4
who among the following had written ''Rajavalipataka''?
A
Kalhana
B
Pandit Jonaraja
C
Pandit Shrivara
D
Pandit Prajabhatta
Question 5
Which of the following is not famous for temples marked by erotic sculptures?
A
Khajuraho
B
madhurai
C
Halebid
D
Konark
Question 6
Which of the following was the cause of the decline of Buddhism?
A
Buddhism was founded by a prince
B
Corruption crept into Buddhist monasteries
C
Buddha and Mahavira were contemporaries
D
Buddha preached non-violence
Question 7
The earlier Buddhist sculptures had shied away from depicting the image of the Buddha, except through such symbols as
A
Footprints
B
The Bodhi Tree
C
Stupas
D
All of the above
Question 8
Gautama Buddha was brought up by
A
Mahaprajapati
B
Mayadevi
C
Kundavi
D
Sangamitra
Question 9
Mahabharata was also known as
A
Brihat Katha
B
Jaya Samhita
C
Rajatarangini
D
Purana
Question 10
Coins made of metal first appeared in
A
Harappan Civilisation
B
Later Vedic Age
C
Age of the Buddha
D
Age of the Mauryas
Question 11
The Yueh-Chi were driven out from western China by the
A
Hunas
B
Rashtrika
C
Mangols
D
Bhojakas
Question 12
Which of the following was used in house making in Indus Valley Civilization?
A
Stone
B
Brics
C
Wood
D
Bamboo
Question 13
Megasthanese was a Greek Ambassador sent to the court of..........
A
Ashoka
B
Chandragupta Maurya
C
Kanishka
D
Porus
Question 14
When Alexander invaded India, Magadha was being ruled by the
A
Haryankas
B
Sisunagas
C
Nandas
D
Mauryas
Question 15
An elaborate system of municipal administration had been established by
A
Skanda Gupta
B
Chandragupta Maurya
C
Kanishka
D
Harshavardhana
Question 16
The greatest claim to fame of the Satavahanas is on account of
A
Pursuing a tolerant religious policy and giving common patronage to Buddhism and Brahmanism
B
Adoption of Prakrit as their court language in preference to Sanskrit
C
Great economic prosperity and brisk inland and foreign trade
D
Great contribution to Indian art as evident from the art of Amravati and Nagarjunakonda
Question 17
Among the following four works, Which one is encyclopaedic in nature?
A
Amarakosa
B
Ashtangahrudaya
C
Brihat Samhita
D
Siddhanta Siromani
Question 18
Name the ruler whose patronage had been enjoyed by Jainism.
A
Kanishka
B
Kharavela
C
Pushyamitra Sunga
D
Samudragupta
Question 19
Ashoka expresses his faith in the Buddhist creed in the
A
Rummindei inscription
B
Schism edict
C
Kandhar inscription
D
Bhabru edict
Question 20
What was the name of the judges and judicial officers in Satvahana Dynasty?
A
Amatya
B
Rajukas
C
Bhoja
D
Gamika
There are 20 questions to complete.

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