Ancient Indian history Set 19

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The most important reason(s) for the decline of the Gupta empire was/were
A
invasions of the Hunas
B
weak later Gupta rulers
C
independence of the later Gupta rulers
D
(a) (b) and (c) above
Question 2
Which of the following civilisations is net associated with the Harappan Civilisation?
A
Mesopotamian
B
Egyptian
C
Sumerian
D
Chinese
Question 3
The utensils of the Indus Valley people were mainly made of
A
clay
B
copper
C
bronze
D
brass
Question 4
The Saka Era was founded by
A
Kadphises I
B
Kanishka
C
Alexander
D
Menander
Question 5
The Phrsae the 'Light of Asia' is applied to
A
Alexander
B
Chandragupta Maurya
C
Mahavira
D
The Buddha
Question 6
Which of the following periods is referred to as the period of Hindu revival or renaissance?
A
Period of Harsha
B
Kushan Period
C
Gupta Period
D
Mauryan Period
Question 7
A dominant majority of the images at Ajanta are those of
A
Lord Shiva
B
The Buddha
C
Hanuman
D
Parvati
Question 8
Vardhamana Mahavira was born at..........
A
Bodh-Gaya
B
Kundagrama
C
Samath
D
Benaras
Question 9
The reverential title of 'The Liberator' had been earned by
A
Alexander
B
Chandragupta Maurya
C
Ashoka
D
Chandragupta Vikramaditya
Question 10
In his inscriptions Ashoka called himself
A
Devanampriya Priyadarshi King
B
Ashoka Priyadarshi
C
Dhammasoka (Dharmasoka)
D
Daivaputra
Question 11
There is only one Rock Edict in which Asoka talks about taxation. Which among the following is that edict?
A
Bhabru Inscription
B
Nigalisagar Pillar Inscription
C
Rummindei Pillar Inscription
D
Barabar Cave Inscription
Question 12
A Gupta king has been called an Indian Napoleon and he was also an accomplished poet and musician (player of Veena) who was he?
A
Samudragupta
B
Kumargupta
C
Chandragupta II
D
Skandagupta
Question 13
The first ruler of the Satavahanas was
A
Simuka
B
Govinda
C
Sri Satakarni
D
Nahapana
Question 14
Which among the following site has given an evidence that the people of Indus Valley Civilization were aware of tides?
A
Suktagendor
B
Surkotda
C
Lothal
D
Kalibangan
Question 15
The founder of the Achaemenian Empire was
A
Cyrus
B
Darius
C
Xerxes
D
Cambyses
Question 16
Identify the temple, from among the Collowing, that was built by the Rashtrakutas?
A
The Kailash temple, Mahabalipuram
B
The Surya Temple, Konark
C
The Channakeshava temple, Batur
D
The Shiva Temple, Ellora
Question 17
Who was the founder of the Pala Dynasty of Bengal?
A
Dharmapala
B
Gopala
C
Mahendrapala
D
Mahipala
Question 18
At which of the following harappan sites, an Inkpot has been discovered
A
Harappa
B
Lothal
C
Kalibangan
D
Chanhudaro
Question 19
In the context of ancient Indian society, Which one of the following terms does not belong to the category of the other three?
A
Kula
B
Vamsa
C
Kosa
D
Gotra
Question 20
The duties of Dharmamahamatras are explained in the Minor Rock Edict No....
A
X
B
IV
C
XII
D
V
There are 20 questions to complete.

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