Ancient Indian history Set 5

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Name the ruler whose reign was a witness to both Vardhaman Mahavira and the Buddha preaching their respective doctrines?
A
Udayin
B
Bimbisara
C
Ajatashatru
D
Harshvardhana
Question 2
The concept of Anuvrata was advocated by
A
Mahayana Buddhism
B
Jainism
C
Lokayata School
D
Hinayana Buddhism
Question 3
The Bijak Inscription is related to which among the following kings?
A
Samudra Gupta
B
Ashoka
C
Pulkesin II
D
Chandra Gupta
Question 4
Bimbisara was succeeded by
A
Ashoka
B
Ajatasatru
C
Vesudeva
D
Chandragupta Maurya
Question 5
Bagh caves near Gwalior represent the paintings of which of the following era?
A
Maurya Era
B
Gupta Era
C
Kushana Era
D
Rajput Era
Question 6
After the Kalinga War, Ashoka decided never to wage any war because?
A
After the conquest of Kalinga the political unity of Mauryan India had been achieved
B
Ashoka felt apologetic about the destruction of men and material on both sides in the war
C
He was moved by the violence, slaughter and sufferings to the combatants and non-combatants in the war
D
Shortly after the war he adopted Buddhism Which was opposed to violence
Question 7
Which of the following is regarded by historians as a crucial stage In describing the progress of civilization?
A
Writing
B
The discovery of fire
C
Agriculture
D
The use of internet
Question 8
Ayodhya temples are located on the banks of which of the following rivers?
A
Sarayu
B
Ganga
C
Yamuna
D
Gomti
Question 9
The moat important current(a) in the social life of early medieval India was/were
A
assimilation of foreigners into the Hindu society as Rajputs
B
rigidity of the caste system
C
birth, occupation or profession and place of residence as new determinants of caste
D
All the above
Question 10
Who among the following is known for his work on medicine during the Gupta period?
A
Saumilla
B
Sudraka
C
Shaunaka
D
Susrutha
Question 11
Who worte "Kiratarjuniyam"?
A
Bhas
B
Bhavabhuti
C
Bhartruhari
D
Bharavi
Question 12
Porus was defeated by Alexander at the battle of..........
A
Herat
B
Kabul
C
Hydaspes
D
Arbela In whose reign did the visit of Saint Thomas take place?
Question 12 Explanation: 
Maues
Question 13
The Practice of Polyandry was common in which of the following in ancient India?
A
Kushanas
B
Hunas
C
Shakas
D
Greeks
Question 14
Buddha has been described as 'an ocean of wisdom and compassion' In
A
The Light of Asia
B
Amarakosa
C
Buddhacharita
D
Jatak Tales
Question 15
In Buddhism, Patimonkha deals with which among the following?
A
Education
B
Propaganda
C
Discipline
D
All the above
Question 16
An important part of the eastern court during the Gupta period was
A
Kalyan
B
Tamralipti
C
Broach
D
Sopara
Question 17
The chief impact of vedic culture on Indian history has been
A
The growth of Sanskrit
B
The rise of an other-worldly outlook
C
The progress of philosophy
D
The consolidation of the caste system
Question 18
The Golden age of the ''Gupta Literary Renaissance'' is said to be the reign of whom among the following?
A
Chandragupta I
B
Chandragupta II
C
Kumaragupta
D
Skandgupta
Question 19
Who among the following was behind the ''epoch making'' discovery of Arthashastra that altered the false perception of the European scholars that Ancient Indians learnt the art of administration from the Greeks?
A
R. Shamasastry
B
C. Sivarama Murti
C
K. S. Neelakantan Unni
D
Veturi Prabhakara Sastri
Question 20
Who was the founder of the Sankhya School of philosophy?
A
Ramanuja
B
Manu
C
Swami Vivekananda
D
Kapila
There are 20 questions to complete.

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