Ancient Indian history Set 29

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Alexander the great, was obliged to go back because
A
he fell ill
B
he suffered defeat in India
C
his forces refused to go further
D
he did not like India
Question 2
The first Buddhist Council was held at Rajagriha....................?
A
Shortly after Budhha's Death
B
Shortly before Buddha's Death
C
A century After Buddha's Death
D
A century After Buddha's Death
Question 3
Which of the following forms of land tenure denoted an entire village being donated to Brahmins?
A
Jagir
B
Zamindari
C
Brahmadeya
D
Devadana
Question 4
A village Porunthal came into the news as archeological excavations have established it one of the largest glass bead-manufacturing site in southern India dating back to 2nd century BC to 1st century AD. In which state Porunthal is located?
A
Karnataka
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Kerala
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 5
Gautam Buddha as a prince was known as
A
Gautam
B
Siddhartha
C
Rahul
D
Suddhodhana
Question 6
The chief feature(s) of the Chola architecture was/were
A
replacement of bricks by stone structure
B
massive vimanas or towers
C
temples became vast complexes
D
spacious courtyards
Question 7
Which of the following is not a category into Which Ashoka's monuments may be grouped?
A
Stupas
B
Pillars
C
Viharas
D
Caves
Question 8
Which among the following river is most described in Rig-Veda?
A
Sindhu
B
Chenab
C
Saraswati
D
Ganga
Question 9
Consider the following statements:
  1. The central theme of Kathopnishad is immortality
  2. The central theme of Mandukya Upnishad is Aum
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 & 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 10
The temple of Konark was built by Narasimha of the:
A
Maratha Dynasty
B
Chola Dynasty
C
Ganga Dynasty
D
Vijaynagar Empire
Question 11
Who among the following was commander in chief of Brihadratha?
A
Agnimitra
B
Pushyamitra Sunga
C
Vasumitra
D
Muladeva
Question 12
The normal form of government during the Vedic period was
A
democracy
B
republics
C
oligarchy
D
monarchy
Question 13
Which of the following Indus Valley sites is presently in Pakistan?
A
Kalibangan
B
Harappa
C
Alamgirpur
D
Lethal
Question 14
Which among the following was used to create sculptures in the Mathura school of art that flourished around 1st century AD?
A
Marble
B
State stone
C
Granite
D
Red sandstone
Question 15
Most of the Greeks, Kushanas & Shakas embraced Buddhism rather than Hinduism. This was because of the fact that..........?
A
Buddhism has risen and it eclipsed Hinduism
B
A policy of war and violence was to be renounced before embracing Buddhism
C
Hinduism was caste ridden and was not able to attract them
D
It was easy to access to Indian society by embracing Buddhism
Question 16
To perform which among the following functions, Rajukas were appointed by Asoka?
A
Revenue Functions
B
Judicial Functions
C
Religious Functions
D
Military Functions
Question 17
Who among the following succeeded Pushyamitra Shunga?
A
Agnimitra
B
Sujyestha
C
Vajramitra
D
Devbhuti
Question 18
Kharavela of Kalinga was a follower of
A
Jainism
B
Buddhism
C
Hinduism
D
Confuciounism
Question 19
The worship of images (of Buddha) in India began during the period
A
Mauryan
B
Sunga
C
Kushana
D
Gupta
Question 20
Name the temple in Indonesia where scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata are depicted?
A
Brihadeshwara
B
Angkor Wat
C
Kailashnath
D
Borobudur
There are 20 questions to complete.

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