Ancient Indian history Set 35

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Aryabhatta and Varahamihira lived during the
A
Maurya Period
B
Gupta Period
C
Nanda Period
D
Sunga Period
Question 2
“The Indica" was written by
A
Kautilya
B
Patanjali
C
Megasthanes
D
Panini
Question 3
Which among the following Chera King is famous for the legends surrounding Kannagi ( he built a temple dedicated to Kannagi) and is also known as '' Red Cherra''?
A
Karikala
B
Senguttuvan
C
Nedum Cheralathan
D
Elkara
Question 4
Which of the following was an Indian sage cum Guru and is said to have transmitted Tantric Buddhism to Bhutan and Tibet in the 8th century?
A
Asanga
B
Nagarjuna
C
Padmasambhava
D
Mahavir
Question 5
Which among the following is not correctly matched? (Maurya Kings and contemporary Travelers/ Ambassadors )
A
Chandra Gupta Maurya-Megasthenes
B
Bindusara-Deimakos
C
Harshavardhana-Hiuen Tsang
D
All are correct
Question 6
The harappans used intaglio seals, made mostly of carved and fired steatite:
A
As an export commodity.
B
As a medium of exchange in place of coins.
C
As amulets and charms to ward off evil spirits.
D
For marking their goods and property.
Question 7
With what subject does the Mitakshara deal?
A
Law
B
Grammar
C
Medicine
D
Theology
Question 8
This Vedic God was ''a breaker of the forts'' and also a 'war god'
A
Indra
B
Yama
C
Marut
D
Varuna
Question 9
During the reign of Kanishka, Buddhism for the first time went to China and from China it went to
A
Burma and Tibet
B
Thailand and Cambodia
C
Korea and Japan
D
Indonesia and Vietnam
Question 10
In ancient India, Nalanda University represented a great centre for the study of
A
Mahayana Buddhism
B
Hinduism
C
Hinayana Buddhism
D
Jainism
Question 11
What is the name of the preaching mudra of gesture, in Which the Buddha is depicted delivering his first sermon, In the Gandhara Sculptures?
A
Abhaya
B
Dharmachakra
C
Dhyana
D
Bhumisparsha
Question 12
Bring out the only wrong statement:
A
Kalibangan were among the world's earliest known ploughn fields.
B
Mahavamsa describes the atrocities of Chola Rulers during conquest of Sri Lanka
C
Agattiyam is a first grammar book of Sangam Age & first Tamil grammar book
D
All are correct
Question 13
The doctrine of 'Vyuhavada' is associated with which among the following Sects (or) cults of India?
A
Shaivism
B
Vaishnavism
C
Buddhism
D
Jainism
Question 14
Allahabad Pillar Inscription gives a detailed account of the reign of which of the following?
A
Kanishka
B
Samudra gupta
C
Kumaragupta
D
Ashoka
Question 15
The Upanishads are a series of books devoted to
A
Yoga
B
Social law
C
Religious rituals
D
Philosophy
Question 16
The Vedic economy was based on
A
trade and commerce
B
crafts and industries
C
agriculture and cattle rearing
D
all the above
Question 17
Kautilya hailed from..........
A
Taxila
B
Srinagar
C
Pataliputra
D
Nepal
Question 18
Which among the following river is most described in Rig-Veda?
A
Sindhu
B
Chenab
C
Saraswati
D
Ganga
Question 19
Most of the Hindu colonies in South East Asia had been found during the reign of the
A
Mauryas
B
Rajputas
C
Guptas
D
Cholas
There are 19 questions to complete.

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