Ancient Indian history Set 25

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Karikala was the centre of many legends found in
A
Manimekalai
B
Silappadhikaram
C
Purananuru
D
Kuruntokai
Question 2
Who among the following started the practice of military governships in India, by leaving the military governors called ''Strategos'' in India?
A
Greeks
B
Shakas
C
kushans
D
Parthians
Question 3
What is said to be the original home of the Sungas?
A
Kalinga
B
Vidisa
C
Berar
D
Bharhut
Question 4
The Buddhist Doctrines were written in
A
Sanskrit
B
Pali
C
Tibetan
D
Not written in any language but orally transmitted
Question 5
Which among the following was the earliest drama of Kalidasa?
A
Vikramorvishiyam
B
Malvikagnimitram
C
Abhijnanshakuntalam
D
Kumarasambhava
Question 6
Who among the following is not associated with medicine In ancient India?
A
Dhanvantri
B
Susruta
C
Bhaskaracharya
D
Charaka
Question 7
The first metal to be extensively used by the people in India was
A
Bronze
B
Copper
C
Iron
D
Tin
Question 8
Which of the following Minor Rock Edicts of Ashoka describes the Conquest of Kalinga by Ashoka?
A
No. XIII
B
No. X
C
No. XI
D
No. XII
Question 9
At which of the following places Aphsad inscription has been found which gives account of later Guptas?
A
Bhagalpur
B
Gaya
C
Bhubneshwar
D
Alwar
Question 10
Which among the following statements is incorrect regarding Ajanta Caves?
A
Paintings of Padmapani and Vajrapani have been found in Ajanta
B
These caves are part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1983
C
These paintings are Buddhist, Jain and Hinduism religious art
D
They were rediscovered in 1819
Question 11
Which among the following is correct about Bhaddasala?
A
He was a poet in the court of Chandragupta Maurya
B
He was the general of the Nanda Army
C
He was an ambassador of Ceylon King sent to Asoka's court
D
He was a playwright in the Gupta Era
Question 12
The concept of Eight-Cold Path forms the theme of
A
Dipavamsa
B
Divyavadana
C
Mahaparinibban Sutta
D
Dharmachakrapravartana Sutta
Question 13
The name of the Indian Astronomer (who knew five astronomical systems), who lived in the 6th century was
A
Varahamihira
B
Bhandarkar
C
Pujyapada
D
Prasastapada
Question 14
Of the following who is called India's Machiavelli?
A
Asvaghosha
B
Patanjali
C
Kautilya
D
Bana
Question 15
Agnimitra was the hero of Kalidas's
A
Sakuntala
B
Malavikagnimitra
C
Megadutta
D
Mrichhakatikam
Question 16
The successors of the Satavahanas in the Deccan were the
A
Vakatakas
B
Kadambas
C
Rashtrakutas
D
Chalukyas of Badami
Question 17
Which among the following is/ are considered to be the first tangible evidence of expansion of Buddhism?
A
Statues of Buddha
B
Edicts of Ashoka
C
Mahavibhasa
D
Jataka Tales
Question 18
Bring out the Incorrect statement:
A
The officer responsible for the safe custody of land records during the Gupta period was known as Karanika
B
Fa-Hien came to India during the reign of Chandragupta II
C
Manusmriti was the first work to recognize the payment of officers by grants of land
D
All are correct
Question 19
In context with Vedic culture, in which of the following categories will be kept Gopath?
A
Upveda
B
Brahman
C
Aranyaka
D
Upnishada
Question 20
The correct chronological order of the four Buddhist councils held Is
A
Rajagriha, Kashmir or Jullandhar, Pataliputra, Vaishali
B
Vaishali, Rajagriha, Kashmir or Jullandhar, Pataliputra
C
Rajagriha, Vaishali, Pataliputra, Kashmir or Jullandhar
D
Pataliputra, Rajagriha, Kashmir or Jullandhar, Vaishali
There are 20 questions to complete.

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