Ancient Indian history Set 28

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The one most important feature of the Mauryan Administration was
A
wide powers enjoyed by the provincial governors
B
the presence of a 'council of ministers'
C
the presence of vast, numerous powers of the bureaucracy
D
an extensive network of spy-system
Question 2
The great Hindu law giver was
A
Manu
B
Banabhatta
C
Kapil
D
Kautilya
Question 3
River Chenab was known is ancient times as
A
Parushni
B
Satudri
C
Himadri
D
Asikru
Question 4
The most striking feature of the Ashokan pillars is their
A
monolithic structure
B
carving
C
polish
D
uniformity of workmanship
Question 5
The Harappas had commercial relations with..........
A
China
B
Jawa
C
Mesopotamia
D
Burma (Now, Myanmar)
Question 6
Who erected the Garuda pillar at Besnagar?
A
Bhagabhadra
B
Heliodorus
C
Menander
D
Antialkidas
Question 7
Pushyamitra Sunga was a staunch..........
A
Buddhist
B
Jain
C
Hindu
D
Atheist
Question 8
Ajivikas were..........
A
A monastic sect
B
A sect to Barbarians
C
Soldiers
D
Spies
Question 9
Who is credited with having written the immortal classic treatise Raja Yoga Sutras (Aphorisms on Meditation)?
A
Panini
B
Kapila
C
Patanjali
D
Manu
Question 10
India's earliest contact with Islam was established through
A
Turkish invasions of the 11th-12th centuries
B
Arab invasion of Sindh in the 7th century
C
Sufi saints and Arab travellers
D
Arab merchants of Malabar coast
Question 11
Kalinga was took place in the year
A
263 BC
B
240 BC
C
261 BC
D
232 BC
Question 12
Whom was Ashvaghosha a contemporary of?
A
Menander
B
Harsha
C
Kanishka
D
Ashoka
Question 13
After the decline of the Chalukya kingdom of Kalyani at the close of the 12th and of the Chola kingdom at the beginning of the 13th century, the new kingdoms Which arose in South India were
A
Yadavas of Devagiri and Kakatiyas of Warangal
B
Hoysalas of Dwarsamudra and Pandyas of Madurai
C
Both A and B above
D
Vijayanagar and Bahamani kingdoms
Question 14
Which of the following religious text is written in the form of questions and answers?
A
Vinaya Pitaka
B
Sutta Pitaka
C
Abhidhamma Pitaka
D
Prakirnas
Question 15
The only Veda to have been rendered musically is
A
The Rig Veda
B
The Sama Veda
C
The Yajur Veda
D
The Atharva Veda
Question 16
What was the job of Rupadarshaka in Mauryan Era as per Arthashashtra of Kautilya?
A
Royal examiner of minted coins
B
Royal Superintendent of Courtesans
C
Manager of the Stage
D
Police
Question 17
According to the Mimansa School of Philosophy, liberation is possible through
A
Yoga
B
Bhakti
C
Karma
D
Jnana
Question 18
Alexander was the son of Philip II of..........
A
Sparta
B
Athens
C
Macedonia
D
Carthage
Question 19
The decline of the Nandas at the hands of Kautilya and Chandragupta Maurya has been vividly portrayed in the Sanakrit play written by Kalidasa
A
Mudrarakshas
B
Devichandragupta
C
Malavikagnimitram
D
Mrichhakatika
Question 20
The language Which contributed to the spread of Buddhism was
A
Sanskrit
B
Pali
C
Tamil
D
Greek
There are 20 questions to complete.

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