Ancient Indian history Set 6

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Gathas are most sacred of the texts of which of the following faiths?
A
Zoroastrianism
B
Jainism
C
Confucianism
D
Buddhism
Question 2
Jatakas are the stories of
A
Buddha's life
B
Buddha's previous lives
C
The lives of the future Buddhas
D
Great saints of Buddhism
Question 3
During whose reign among the following the Mahayan emerged?
A
Ashoka
B
Kanishka
C
Bimbisara
D
Harsha
Question 4
In which of the following Buddhist councils, the Buddhism was divided into Sthaviravada and second Mahasamghikas?
A
First Budhdist Council
B
Second Budhdist Council
C
Third Budhdist Council
D
Fouth Budhdist Council
Question 5
Who wrote 'Kiratarjuniyam'?
A
Bhasa
B
Bhartruhari
C
Bhavabhuthi
D
Bharavi
Question 6
The earliest stratum of the history of the Tamils is known as
A
Chola Age
B
Pandyan Age
C
Sangam Age
D
Pallava Age
Question 7
Which of the following Gods lost his importance as the first deity during the later Vedic period?
A
Varuna
B
Agni
C
Vishnu
D
Rudra
Question 8
A well-organised State machinery was Introduced for the first time by
A
the Vedic Aryans
B
Alexander
C
the Guptas
D
the Mauryas
Question 9
Who among the following annexed Anga to Magadha?
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Bimbisara
C
Ashoka
D
Samudragupta
Question 10
The philosophy propounded in the Upanishads is known as
A
Advaita
B
Vedanta
C
Yoga
D
Samkhya
Question 11
Bhagavatiam refers to worship of
A
Vasudeva Krishna
B
Brahma
C
Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva
D
Durga as Shakti
Question 12
Who possibly ruled the Indus people?
A
an assembly of elders
B
merchants
C
kings
D
priests
Question 13
Which of the following explains the duties of Dharmamahamatras?
A
The Minor Rock Edicts
B
The two Kalinga Edicts
C
Arthasastra
D
Indica
Question 14
Gandhara School of art is related to which of the following dynasties?
A
Shakas
B
Kushanas
C
Guptas
D
Greeks
Question 15
The Vishnu Purana, gives an account of..........
A
Mauryan Dynasty
B
The Andhras
C
The Vardhanas
D
Life in Indus Valley
Question 16
The original teachings of Mahavira are contained in the
A
Jatakas
B
Tripitakas
C
Purvas
D
Angas
Question 17
Banabhatta, a great scholar, lived during the reign of
A
Ashoka
B
Harsha
C
Kanishka
D
Chandragupta II
Question 18
That the Rig Vedic Aryana were a pastoral people is borne out by the fact that
A
there are many references to the cow in the Rig Veda
B
Most of the wars were fought for the sake of cows
C
Gifts made to priests were usually cows and not land
D
All of the above
Question 19
Which of the following Sanskrit language?
A
Kushanas
B
Mauryas
C
Guptas
D
Indo-Greeks
Question 20
The Camoua ruler of ancient India who is said to have been converted to Jainism, towards the end of his life, is
A
Bindusara
B
Samudragupta
C
Chandragupta
D
Ashoka
There are 20 questions to complete.

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