Ancient Indian history Set 34

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Which of the following is not an important work of Kalidasa?
A
Shakuntala
B
Kumarasambhava
C
Gita Govinda
D
Meghadoot
Question 2
The Cholas were the only known rulers in the history of India to have undertaken successful overseas naval expeditions. Who of the following Chola rulers successfully invaded Laccadives, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Sumatra?
A
Parantaka-I
B
Rajaraja-I
C
Rajendra-I
D
Both B and C above
Question 3
The Upanishads are separated from the Brahmanas by treatises called..........
A
Vedas
B
Aranyakas
C
Epics
D
Puranas
Question 4
Outside India, Buddhism was first accepted in
A
China
B
Japan
C
Sri Lanka
D
Tibet
Question 5
Which of the following subjects is not dealt with in the Puranas?
A
Primary creation
B
Secondary creation
C
Genealogies of gods
D
Arithmetic
Question 6
The largest urban centre in ancient India had been
A
Pataliputra
B
Kausambi
C
Taxila
D
Kannauj
Question 7
Who among the following anticipated Newton by affirming that all things tended to gravitate to the earth?
A
Aryabhatta
B
Brahmagupta
C
Varahamihira
D
Buddhagupta
Question 8
''The greatest law giver '' of ancient India was who among the following?
A
Banabhatta
B
Kautilya
C
Manu
D
Chanukya
Question 9
Which Jain Tirthankar is considered as female by Shwetambar sect of the Jainism?
A
16th
B
18th
C
19th
D
20th
Question 10
Two highest, gods in the Vedic religion were
A
Agni and Savitri
B
Vishnu and Mitra
C
Indra and Varuna
D
Surya and Pushan
Question 11
Who had converted Kanishka to Buddhism?
A
Parsva
B
Nagarjuna
C
Asvaghosha
D
Vasumitra
Question 12
Who was the Greek ambassador in the court of Chandragupta Maurya?
A
Megasthanes
B
Seleucos
C
Menander
D
Demetrias
Question 13
Harsha was defeated by
A
Sasanka
B
King of Valabhi
C
Bhaskarvarman
D
Pulkesin II
Question 14
The famous Mehrauli Iron Pillar inscription describes the conquest of
A
Samudragupta
B
Chandragupta II
C
Chandragupta Maurya
D
Chandra of Indraprastha
Question 15
The last great ruling dynasty of Magadha was
A
Sunga
B
Kanva
C
Kusana
D
Gupta
Question 16
The painting In the Ajanta Caves shows an Indian king receiving an embassy from the king or Persia. The king receiving the embassy has been identified with
A
Pulakesin I
B
Pulakesin II
C
Rajendra Chola
D
Dhruva IV
Question 17
Which of the following was common to both the Harappan society and the Rigvedic society?
A
Horse
B
Female deities
C
Urban centres
D
Iron implements
Question 18
Hemis festival is dedicated to Lord Padmasambhava (Gur Rimpoche) venerated as the representative reincarnate of Buddha. In which part of India it is held every year?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
Assam
C
Ladakh
D
Orissa
Question 19
Which among the following dynasty was founded by Vindyashakti?
A
Vakataka
B
Satvahana
C
Hoysala
D
Kadamaba
Question 20
Of the five vows (Panch Anuvratas) of Jainism, four existed before Mahavira. The one Which he added was
A
not to kill (non-injury)
B
not to steal
C
non-attachment to worldly things
D
celibacy
There are 20 questions to complete.

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