Ancient Indian history Set 7

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Which one of the following was initially the most powerful city state of India in the 6th century BC?
A
Gandhar
B
Kamboj
C
Kashi
D
Magadh
Question 2
During the pre-Gupta age the foreign trade was most extensive with
A
South East Asian Countries
B
China
C
Central Asia
D
Roman Empire
Question 3
Kanlshka was the follower of
A
Hinduism
B
Jainism
C
Hinayanism
D
Mahayanism
Question 4
Megasthanes was the Ambassador of
A
Selukos Nikator
B
Alexander
C
Darius
D
The Persians
Question 5
St Thomas died a martyr at..........
A
Madras
B
Bombay
C
Goa
D
Surat
Question 6
The deep transforming effect that the Kalinga War had on Ashoka has been described in
A
Archaeological excavations
B
Rock edicts
C
Coins
D
Pillar edicts
Question 7
The most famous Indo-Greek ruler of India, famous for his sense of Justice and dialogues with a Buddhist monk Nagasena (as described in the Buddhist work Milinda Panho) was
A
Demetrius
B
Menander
C
Eukratises
D
Heliocles
Question 8
Match the location of the following Harappan sites:
List-1 (Sites)List-2 (States)
A. Ropar(i) Uttar Pradesh
B. Alamgirpur(ii) Punjab
C. Kalibangan(iii) Gujarat
D. Dholavira(iv) Rajasthan
E. Banawali(v) Haryana
A
$A-ii, B-i, C-iv, D-iii, E-v$
B
$A-i, B-ii, C-iii, D-iv, E-v$
C
$A-ii, B-i, C-iii, D-iv, E-v$
D
$A-ii, B-iii, C-i, D-v, E-iv$
Question 9
The lowest unit of Chola administration was the
A
Kottam
B
Mandalam
C
Kurram
D
Valanadu
Question 10
Which among the following is NOT a correct statement in context with the Gupta Era?
A
Gupta era is known for extensive achievements in science, technology, engineering, art, dialectic, literature, logic, mathematics, astronomy, religion and philosophy
B
Gupta era crystallized the common elements of Hindu Culture
C
Maximum number of Gold Coins were issued in Gupta Era
D
The Gold Content of Gupta Era coins was maximum in comparison to previous major dynasties
Question 11
Which social evil was conspicuously absent in ancient India?
A
Polygamy
B
Sati system
C
Devadasi system
D
Purdah system
Question 12
''Manas Khand'' which is mentioned in various ancient hindu scriptures belongs to /refers to which of the following modern states of India?
A
Gujarath
B
Punjab
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Uttrakhand
Question 13
Which important industry show signs of having thrived in Lothal?
A
Pottery
B
Shipbuilding
C
Terracota toys
D
Aircraft manufacture
Question 14
Bring out the only incorrect statement:
A
central Water Commission is located at New Delhi
B
Year 1581 is known for a new religion launched in India
C
Harisena Composed the Prayag Prashasti
D
Vitasta was the older name of Chenab river
Question 15
Who is the author of Kadambari, from among the following?
A
Kalidas
B
Panini
C
Kautilya
D
Bana
Question 16
In Which century did the first movement against vedic ritualistic practices start?
A
19th century BC
B
14th century BC
C
5th century AD
D
600 BC
Question 17
The new element of Gopurm had been encouraged in temples of southern India by the
A
Chalukyas
B
Pallavas
C
Cholas
D
Pandyas
Question 18
The last Nanda ruler of Magadha who was overthrown by Chandragupta Maurya with the help of Chanakya was
A
Mahapadmananda
B
Dhanananda
C
Navananda
D
Not known
Question 19
Match the following:
List-IList-II
A. Kautilya1. Magadha King
B. Megasthanes2. Ashoka
C. Bimbisara3. Arthasastra
D. Upagupta4. Ambassador
A
$A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2$
B
$A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3$
C
$A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4$
D
$A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1$
Question 20
Which among the following is considered to be the official law book of the Guptas?
A
Manusmriti
B
Parashara Smriti
C
Yajnavalkya Smriti
D
Vyasa Smriti
There are 20 questions to complete.

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