Ancient Indian history Set 4

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The term 'Aryan' denotes
A
a speech group
B
an ethnic group
C
a nomadic group
D
a supporter race
Question 2
Satavahana rule was extended to the Coromandal Coast by
A
Sri Yajna Satakarni
B
Pulumayi II
C
Sri Satakarni
D
Simuka
Question 3
The town planning in the Harappan Civilisation was inspired by a regard for
A
beauty and utility
B
uniformity
C
sanitation and public health
D
demographic factor
Question 4
The Harappan town considered to be a town of the artists and craftsmen was
A
Mohenjo-Daro
B
Chanhudaro
C
Harappa
D
Lothalmenials
Question 5
The masterpiece of Chola sculpture is the famous Nataraja or the Dancing Shiva image at
A
Thanjavur
B
Chidambaram
C
Kalahasti
D
Sri Sailam
Question 6
Which of the following dynasties was founded by Mayur Sarman?
A
Gang
B
Pallava
C
Kadamba
D
Chalukya
Question 7
In Which of the following caves have 28 new caves been further discovered?
A
Ajanta Caves
B
Ellora Caves
C
Elephanta Caves
D
None of the above
Question 8
The concluding portions of the Brahmanas are called the
A
Vedas
B
Agamas
C
Tantras
D
Satpathas
Question 9
Arrange the following Magadhan dynasties in chronological order:
  1. Nandas
  2. Sisunagas
  3. Mauryas
  4. Haryankas
A
IV, II, III and I
B
II, I, IV and III
C
IV, II, I and III
D
III, I, IV and II
Question 10
The ramous Vedic river Which had long ago become extinct and now supposed to be flowing underground In Rajasthan is
A
Sindhu
B
Sabastu
C
Shatudri
D
Saraswati
Question 11
The philosophical essence, "The world is but God manifest and God is my own soul" may be traced to the
A
Vedas
B
Upanishadas
C
Puranas
D
Manusmriti
Question 12
The Mauryan administration was highly
A
Decentralized
B
Bureaucratic
C
Centralized
D
Despotic
Question 13
The Gandhara-Mathura School of Art, Which flourished during the Kushana period and the foreign influence of
A
Greece
B
Rome
C
Both A and B above
D
China
Question 14
The most important craftsman in the Vedic period was the
A
blacksmith
B
goldsmith
C
carpenter
D
barber
Question 15
The Sunga period saw the growth of one of the following religions. Identify.
A
Brahmanism
B
Saivism
C
Buddhism
D
Nature worship
Question 16
Which of the following events happened in AD Era?
A
First Buddhist Council
B
Second Buddhist Council
C
Coronation of Bidusara
D
Beginning of Saka Era
Question 17
Bhasa was the author of..........
A
Mahavamsa
B
Svapnavasavadatta
C
Sakunthala
D
Buddha Charita
Question 18
The 'Brahmanas' deals with
A
The Bhakti Theory
B
Yoga
C
Ritualism
D
Meditation
Question 19
To whom did the term 'Macedonia's madaman' refer?
A
Alexander
B
Xersus
C
Darius
D
Phillip II
Question 20
Mauryan Dynasty was founded by
A
Ashoka
B
Chandragupta Maurya
C
Pushyamitra
D
Ajatasatru
There are 20 questions to complete.

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