Ancient Indian history Set 33

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Which of the following rivers does not find frequent mention in Rigvedic Hymns?
A
Ganges
B
Sindhu
C
Brahmaputra
D
Saraswati
Question 2
Which of the following Vedas deals with magic spells and witchcraft?
A
Rigveda
B
Samaveda
C
Yajurveda
D
Atharvaveda
Question 3
During whose reign did Buddhism become the state religion?
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Skandagupta I
C
Samudragupta
D
Ashoka
Question 4
What is the number of Richas in Rigveda?
A
1810
B
731
C
10580
D
5839
Question 5
The first one, among the following, to deal with music was
A
Rig Veda
B
Yajur Veda
C
Sama Veda
D
Atharva Veda
Question 6
Who among the following are not mentioned in Asokan Inscriptions?
A
Cholas
B
Satyaputras
C
Cheras
D
Pallavas
Question 7
In Which region was the first metallic coin used In India?
A
The Indo-Gangetic plain of central India
B
The Himalayas
C
Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh
D
The Deccan Plateau
Question 8
The Indus Valley civilisation can be said to belong to the
A
Paleolithic age
B
Primitive age
C
Neolithic age
D
Bronze age
Question 9
The Harappan Civilisation achieved far greater advancement than Sumer, Elam etc. on account of its
A
town planning
B
metal working
C
weights and measures
D
seals and figures
Question 10
Which of the following sets of books and authors has been incorrectly matched?
A
Kadambari-Banabhatta
B
Arthasastra-Kalhana
C
Uttarramcharita-Bhavabhuti
D
Mudrarakshasa-Vishakhadatta
Question 11
The Chahamana (or Chauhan) king who founded the city of Ajmer and made it his capital was
A
Ajayaraj
B
Vigraharaj IV
C
Vigraharaj III
D
Prithviraj III
Question 12
Which among the following correctly explains Bhikkhuni Patimokkha of Buddhism?
A
Buddhist monks under whose supervision Buddhist nuns were to live
B
Special places which were used by Buddhist nuns for worship
C
Special code of conduct for female Buddhist monks or Buddhist nuns
D
Special book which narrates Jataka story of Buddha
Question 13
The economy of the Indus Valley people was based on?
A
Agriculture
B
Trade and Commerce
C
Crafts
D
All the above
Question 14
Which among the following is not correctly matched?
A
Yogsutra-Patanjali
B
Ashtadhyayi-Panini
C
Bhashya-Shankara
D
Hitopadesha-Vishnu Sharma
Question 15
Who of the following was the personal physician of Kanishka and also the author of a famous treatise on the Indian system of medicine?
A
Charaka
B
Susruta
C
Nagarjuna
D
Jevaka
Question 16
The Svetambaras and Digambaras refer to two sects of
A
Saivism
B
Buddhism
C
Vaishnavism
D
Jainism
Question 17
The Chola king, who after successfully raiding Bengal took the title of Gangaikonda and also founded a new capital (Gangaikonda Cholapuram) was
A
Rajaraja-I
B
Rajendra-I
C
Rajadhiraj-I
D
Rajendra-II
Question 18
The last Mauryan king was
A
Pushyamitra Sunga
B
Ashoka
C
Harsha
D
Brihadratha
Question 19
Which of the following is one of the greatest classics of the Sangam literature?
A
Tikappiyam
B
Kural
C
Pattuppattu
D
Silapadikaram or Manimekalai
Question 20
Three most important cities associated with the Chandelas were
A
Khajuraho, Mahoba (or Mahotsvanagar) and Kalanjar
B
Dhara, Kalanjar, and Chhatarpur
C
Tripuri, Kalanjar and Khajuraho
D
Mahoba, Banda and Chhatarpur
There are 20 questions to complete.

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