Ancient Indian history Set 27

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The Harappans did not know the use of
A
Copper
B
Bronze
C
Gold
D
Iron
Question 2
Which of the following pala ruler founded the University of Vikramsila?
A
Devapala,
B
Mahipala I
C
Dharamapala
D
Gopala
Question 3
Which among the following scripts of modern India have descended from the Sarda Script?
  1. Gurmukhi
  2. Dogri
  3. Sindhi
A
Only 1
B
Only 1 & 2
C
Only 2 & 3
D
1, 2 & 3
Question 4
Mudra Rakahasa was written by
A
Kalidasa
B
Visakadatta
C
Bana
D
Bharavi
Question 5
The later Vedic Age means the age of the compilation of
A
Samhitas
B
Brahmanas
C
Aranyakas
D
All the above
Question 6
The date of the Harappan Civilisation (2300-1750 BC) has been fixed on the basis of
A
Pottery design
B
Stratification
C
Aryan invasion
D
Radio Carbon-14 dating
Question 7
Who among the following is referred to as the 'Sadhu from the west'?
A
Thomas of Cannan
B
St Thomas
C
St Bartholomew
D
None of the above
Question 8
Of the four main Chalukya dynasties of early medieval India Pulkesin II, who defeated Harsha, belonged to Chalukya dynasty of
A
Anhilwad (Gujarat)
B
Badami or Vatapi
C
Vengi
D
Kalyani
Question 9
Kailasa Temple, one of the largest monolithic structures, is in
A
Ajanta Caves
B
Elephanta Caves
C
Ellora Caves
D
Nalanda Caves
Question 10
Which one of the following ports handled the north Indian trade during the Gupta period?
A
Kalyan
B
Cambay
C
Tamralipti
D
Broach
Question 11
Emperor Harsha's southward march was stopped on the Narmada river by
A
Pulakesin-I
B
Pulakesin-Il
C
Vikramaditya-I
D
Vikramaditya-II
Question 12
Bring out the only incorrect statement:
A
Rajukas were appointed by Asoka as Judicial Officers
B
The Sunga dynasty retained the title senapati, even after becoming kings
C
Kalinganagar was an ancient city destroyed by Cyclone
D
Asoka has expressed faith in Buddhism in Kandhar Inscription
Question 13
The evidences of 'pit-dwelling' have been discovered from which of the following ancient Indian sites?
A
Lothal and Kalibangan
B
Burzahom and Gufkaral
C
Ropar and Rangpur
D
Kalibangan and Surkotada
Question 14
The principles of Ashoka's Dharma (Dhamma) were taken from
A
Buddhism
B
Jainism
C
Brahmanism
D
The moral virtues of all Indian religions of that period
Question 15
The Gupta artists had attained the highest perfection in
A
architecture
B
sculpture
C
terracotas
D
painting
Question 16
Who among the following assumed the titles of sakayavanpallavanidusana (destroyer of saka, yavana and pallavas) and Trisamudrapittoyvahana (one whose horses had drunk waters from 3 oceans)?
A
Gautami Putra satkarni
B
Simuka
C
Rudra daman I
D
Vijaya
Question 17
The most commonly used coin during the Mauryan period was
A
Karashopana
B
Nishka
C
Suvarna
D
Kakini
Question 18
The bronze coins of Natraja or Dancing Shiva during the Chola period invariably depicted the deity with.......... arms.
A
Eight
B
Six
C
Four
D
Two
Question 19
Who was the court poet of Harsha-vardhana?
A
Bhani
B
Ravi Kirti
C
Bana
D
Vishnu Sharma
Question 20
In which was the following texts of Kalidasa, Sati system has been mentioned?
A
Raghuvamsa
B
Kumarasambhava
C
Ritusamhara
D
Meghaduta
There are 20 questions to complete.

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