Ancient Indian history Set 8

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The proceedings of the Third Buddhist Council led to the issue of Edict?
A
Sanchi
B
Sarnath
C
Bhabra
D
Kalinga
Question 2
The Monk whom Chandragupta Maurya accompanied to South India was..........
A
Asvaghosa
B
Vasumitra
C
Upagupta
D
Bhadrabahu
Question 3
Which of the following rulers did not enter the Buddhist Cold?
A
Harsha
B
Samudragupta
C
Kanishka
D
Ashoka
Question 4
Who was not among the scholars patronized by Kanishka?
A
Parsva
B
Birbal
C
Ashvaghosha
D
Nagarjuna
Question 5
Who was referred to as Amitraghata by the Greeks?
A
Chandragupta Maurya
B
Bimbisara
C
Bindusara
D
Vasudeva
Question 6
The foremost astronomer and mathematician of the Gupta period was
A
Aryabhatta
B
Varahamihira
C
Brahmagupta
D
Vanabhata
Question 7
During end of which of the following period the urban centers of Gangetic planes declined?
A
Maurya Period
B
Gupta Period
C
Mahjnapadas
D
Magadh Empire
Question 8
According to Strabo, the Tamil kingdom to first send emissaries to meet Augustin in Athens in 20 BC, was
A
Pallava
B
Chola
C
Pandya
D
Chera
Question 9
Which of the following animals was not known to the people of Indus Valley Civilisation?
A
Horse
B
Cow
C
Goat
D
Elephant
Question 10
The Digambaras and Shvetambaras differ primarily with regard to their
A
Choice of god
B
Philosophical doctrines
C
Dress
D
Rituals
Question 11
The Harappan Civilisation declined as a result of
A
Aryan invasion
B
Decline in foreign trade
C
Ecological factors
D
Not definitely known factors
Question 12
Bhagwati Sutra gives the valuable information about the life of which of the following?
A
Buddha
B
Mahavira
C
Ajatshatru
D
Meander
Question 13
Select the statement which is NOT correct regarding Kalidasa:
A
Kalidasa was a renowned Sanskrit poet and dramatist of Gupta period.
B
He was one of the nine gems in the court of Chandragupta I.
C
Kumarasambhavam and Ritusamhara are his two epic works.
D
His plays and poetry are primarily based on Hindu Puranas and philosophy
Question 14
During the Sangam Age brisk and nourishing foreign trade was conducted from the south Indian ports of Muziris, Kaveripattnam or Poom-Puhar and Arikamedu to
A
West Asia
B
South East Asia
C
Roman World
D
Central Europe
Question 15
The Indus Valley Civilization has been assigned the period 2500-1800 BC on the basis of
A
Mystical insight by modern seers
B
Markings on seals
C
Radio carbon dating
D
Travellers written accounts
Question 16
The harappan economy was primarily... in nature.
A
Rural
B
Industrial
C
Urban
D
Capitalist
Question 17
The 13th Rock edict of Asoka which is longest among all the rock edicts describes which of the following?
A
Policy of Dhamma
B
Kalinga war
C
Toleration among sects
D
Purpose of rock edicts
Question 18
Chandragupta Maurya with the help of Chanakya decided to overthrow the Nandas because
A
Chanakya had been humiliated by the Nandas
B
the Nandas were low-born
C
the Nandas had accumulated a great deal of wealth by extortion and oppression of the people
D
Chanakya wanted to restore the ideal of Kshatriya rule
Question 19
The author of 'Sivaje-Chinthamani' considered to be a Tamil epic was a
A
Buddhist
B
Hindu
C
Jaina
D
Muslim
Question 20
Which of the following dynasty was ruling in India, when Alexander invaded India?
A
Nanda Dynasty
B
Shunga Dynasty
C
Maurya Dynasty
D
Shishunaga Dynasty
There are 20 questions to complete.

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