Ancient Indian history Set 3

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Vardhamana Mahavira died at
A
Pavapuri
B
Kundagrama
C
Pataliputra
D
Taxila
Question 2
Who wrote Ashtadhyayi?
A
Panini
B
Katyayana
C
Jayadeva
D
Bharatha
Question 3
By whom had the stupa at Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh been built?
A
Ashoka
B
Harshavardhana
C
Kanishka
D
Chandragupta
Question 4
The first Grammarian of the Sanakrit language was
A
Kalhana
B
Panini
C
Maitreyi
D
Kalidasa
Question 5
Preservation of the genealogies of the gods, Risis and famous kings, is the duty of the Sutas or bards. Which among the following says this?
A
Vishnu Puran
B
Vayu Puran
C
Skand Puran
D
Skand Puran
Question 6
Who among the following erected Gangaikonda Cholapuram?
A
Rajraja Chola
B
Rajendra Chola I
C
Mahendravarman I
D
Gonka I
Question 7
The port of Tamralipti in the Gupta Era was located in which of the following parts of India?
A
North India
B
South India
C
Western India
D
Eastern India
Question 8
When did the best productions of Gandhara sculpture appear?
A
Mauryan Period
B
Gupta Period
C
Kushana Period
D
Harsha Period
Question 9
Sudarsana lake was reconstructed by
A
Nahapana
B
Chashtana
C
Rudradaman I
D
Harsha
Question 10
The word Jina from Which the Jain(ism) has originated stands for
A
great
B
detached
C
non-violence
D
conqueror (of senses)
Question 11
Who wrote Mrichchhakatika (Clay Cart)?
A
Akbar
B
Kalidas
C
Sudraka
D
Dandin
Question 12
Consider the following:
  1. Persian Deities
  2. Greek Deities
  3. Indian Deities
Which among the above were engraved in the Kushana coins
A
1 & 2
B
2 & 3
C
1 & 3
D
all 1, 2, 3,
Question 13
The Indus Civilisation is noted for its
A
Art
B
Scientific Advance
C
Town Planning
D
Military Organisation
Question 14
To whom is the introduction of Buddhism into China traditionally attributed?
A
Nagarjuna
B
Samprati
C
Vasubandhu
D
Kashyapa Matanga
Question 15
Which of the following is the oldest of the Vedas?
A
Sama Veda
B
Atharva Veda
C
Yajur Veda
D
Rig Veda
Question 16
Which among the following is not a correct pair?
A
Ellora Caves-Rastrakuta Rulers
B
Mahabalipuram-Pallava Rulers
C
Khajuraho-Chandellas
D
Elephanta Caves-Mauyra Era
Question 17
Two popular Assemblies of the Vedic period were
A
Sabha and Mahasabha
B
Mahasabha and Ganasabha
C
Sabha and Samiti
D
Ur and Kula
Question 18
Of the following scholars who was the first to discover the traces of the Harappan Civilisation?
A
Sir John Marshall
B
RD Banerji
C
A Cunningham
D
Daya Ram Sahani
Question 19
The coins of Which of the following reveal their love for music?
A
Maurya
B
Nandas
C
Guptas
D
Cholas
Question 20
The Indus Valley Civilization has not been deciphered yet. Consider the following reasons:
  1. No knowledge about their language
  2. Small length of inscriptions
  3. Absence of bilingual texts
Which among the above is/ are correct reasons?
A
Only 1
B
1 & 2
C
1 & 3
D
1, 2 & 3
There are 20 questions to complete.

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