Ancient Indian history Set 20

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Who usurped power from the Mauryas after killing the last Mauryan ruler Brihadratha?
A
Pushyamitra Sunga
B
Agnimitra
C
Vasumitra
D
Jyesthamitra
Question 2
The Indus Valley civilisation was discovered in the year
A
1917
B
1921
C
1927
D
1932
Question 3
In which year, Nalanda University was finally destroyed?
A
993 AD
B
1093 AD
C
1193 AD
D
1293 AD
Question 4
Who among the following wrote Priyadarshika?
A
Prabhakarvardhana
B
Banabhatta
C
Harshavardhana
D
Yashovardhana
Question 5
Which of the following Chinese pilgrim gives account of the First Gupta Ruler?
A
Fa Hien
B
Huen Tsang
C
Itsing
D
None of the above
Question 6
The god whose worship had not gained ground in the Rlgvedic period was
A
Marut
B
Lord Shiva
C
Agni
D
Indra
Question 7
The fourth and the last Buddhist Council was convened by
A
Ashoka
B
Menander
C
Kanishka
D
Huvishka
Question 8
What is the meaning of a Prasati?
A
It was an inscription
B
It was a copper Plate
C
It was a Royal Charter on metal plate
D
It was a Eulogy of a King
Question 9
The Aryans did not practise the craftsmanship of
A
Blacksmithry
B
Pottery
C
Jewellery
D
Carpentry
Question 10
Which of the following does not represent an important source material for the Mauryan period?
A
Literary works
B
Foreign accounts
C
Numismatic evidence
D
Epigraphic sources
Question 11
The Pallava kings were the makers of the rock-cut temples at
A
Thanjavur
B
Mahabalipuram
C
Khajuraho
D
Rameswaram
Question 12
Which of the following state is the home to Bharat Dynasty?
A
Punjab
B
Haryana
C
Gujarath
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 13
In Greek texts, who among the following has been mentioned as Amitrochates?
A
Bimbisara
B
Bindusara
C
Kautilya
D
Ashoka
Question 14
'Ayurveda' has its origin in
A
Rig Veda
B
Sama Veda
C
Yajur Veda
D
Atharva Veda
Question 15
Which of the following was the centre of inland trade of the Satavahanas?
A
Nasik
B
Srikakulam
C
Tagara
D
Surat
Question 16
Chashtana was the Satraps of
A
Gujarat
B
Malwa
C
Kathiawar
D
Kashmir
Question 17
Of the following who has been considered as a grammarian?
A
Kautilya
B
Megasthanes
C
Patanjali
D
Kanishka
Question 18
The Indo-Greek Kingdom set up in north Afghanistan in the beginning of the second century BC was
A
Scythia
B
Zedrasia
C
Bactria
D
Aria
Question 19
Which among the following Brahaman gave an account of agricultural operations for a season?
A
Aitreya
B
Satpatha
C
kaushitaki
D
Panchvimsh
Question 20
''Niska '' was used as a medium of exchange, in which of the following periods?
A
Vedic period
B
Maurya Period
C
Gupta Period
D
Sangam Period
There are 20 questions to complete.

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