Ancient Indian history Set 9

By | December 28, 2018

Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Which of the following statements about Arthasastra is not true?
A
It prescribes the duty of a king
B
It describes the then economic life of the country
C
It lays down the principles of politics
D
It highlights the need for financial reforms
Question 2
Who among the following was not among the 9 gems (Navratna) of the Vikramaditya's court?
A
Vetalbhatt
B
Amar Simha
C
Kaalidasa
D
Aryabhatta
Question 3
Harsha was the last great royal patron of
A
Jainism
B
Buddhism
C
Shaivism
D
Bhagavatism
Question 4
Who among the following are credited with having built the famous Ellora Caves?
A
The Cholas
B
The Satavahanas
C
The Rashtrakutas
D
The Cheras
Question 5
Which among the following deals with the love story of a man called Charudatta and a nagarvadhu called ''Vasanthasena''?
A
Daskumarcharita
B
Mrichhakatika
C
Satakatraya
D
None of them
Question 6
Pravarasena-I is said to have performed all the seven sacrifices, viz. Agnistoma, Aptoryama, Vajapeya, Jyotishtoma, Brihaspatisava, Sadyaska and Ashvamedha. From which of the following dynasties, Pravarsena-I belonged to?
A
Abhira
B
Kalachuri
C
Vaktaka
D
Maitraka
Question 7
Ashtadhyayi, Mahabhasya & Nirkuta are related to which of the following?
A
Music
B
Grammar
C
Philosophy
D
Music
Question 8
''Tamso Ma Jyotirgamaya'' '' Lead us from Darkness to Light'', this comes from which among the following Upanishadas?
A
Chandogya
B
Mandukya
C
Mukdaka
D
Brahadaranyaka
Question 9
The Kushan rule was brought to an end by
A
The Nagas
B
The Britishers
C
Samudragupta
D
The Hindu Shahi Dynasty
Question 10
Which of the following Indian playwright was imitated by Ceylon King Kumaradasa, the author of Janakiharana?
A
Bharavi
B
Kalidasa
C
Bhatti
D
Vagbhatta
Question 11
The word 'Veda' has been derived from the root word 'Vid' Which means
A
Divinity
B
Sacredness
C
Doctrine
D
Knowledge
Question 12
Which among the following was not affected by the invasion of the Persians on India?
A
Script in the North-West
B
Coinage
C
Court Ceremonies
D
Sculpture
Question 13
The worship of idols started in India in the... period.
A
Pre-Aryan
B
Gupta
C
Maurya
D
Kushan
Question 14
After the partition of India, the largest number of Harappan towns and settlements have been found In
A
Punjab
B
Haryana
C
Gujarat
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 15
Which of the following contains the famous Gayatrimantra?
A
Rigveda
B
Samaveda
C
Kathopanishad
D
Aitareya Brahmana
Question 16
According to Ancient Indian legendary sources, Surabhi was a/an
A
wish-fulfilling tree
B
treasure in the form of a cow, churned from the cosmic ocean
C
medicine prepared by Dhanvantri
D
intoxicating drink consumed during religious ceremonies in ancient times
Question 17
The mother of Vardhamana Mahavira was a
A
Lichavi Princess
B
Maurya Princess
C
Saka Princess
D
Not a member of the royal family
Question 18
The Chola ruler who had subdued the Ganges and obtained the title 'Gangai Konda Cholan' was
A
Rajaraja Chola
B
Rajendra Chola I
C
Rajadhiraja Chola
D
Kulattunga
Question 19
Which of the following Chinise rulers built the great wall of China?
A
Pan Chao
B
Pu Yi
C
Wang Hsu Tsi
D
Qin Shi Huangv
Question 20
Of the following Kushan Kings who assumed the title "the Lord of the Whole World"?
A
Kadphises I
B
Kadphises II
C
Kanishka
D
Huvishka
There are 20 questions to complete.

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