Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 291

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Indian History Questions Answers 10000 MCQ.

Question 1
Which of the following is the single most important source of the history of Ashoka?
A
Sri Lankan chronicles Dipavamsa and Mahavamsa
B
Archaeological Sources and the Puranas
C
Buddhist works Divyavadana and Ashokavadana
D
Inscriptions of Ashoka
Question 2
Egyptians were highly skilled in the art of
A
Astronomy
B
Surgery
C
Medicine
D
Science
Question 3
Who among the following officers held highest stature in the central government of the Sultanate ?
A
Head of the Majlis-i-Khalawat
B
Wazir
C
Qazi-ul-Mulk
D
Naib-i-Mulk
Question 4
Ashoka's claim of greatness chiefly lay in the
A
promotion of welfare of his people
B
extensive conquests
C
exclusive patronage to Buddhism
D
strengthening of army
Question 4 Explanation: 
''Sons and grandsons'', who were all maintained at royal expense. Pillar Edict VII contains the expression: “In all my female establishments, both here (at the capital) and in the outlying towns”. Besides the evidence showing the existence of the harems of his brothers at different provincial towns, we have also the evidence of such brothers (called kumaras and aryaputras) serving as his Viceroys at headquarters named, viz., Taxila, Tosali Ujjaini and Suvarnagiri. These Viceroys could not be his Sons. Lastly, his affection for his children, too, expresses itself in the Kalinga Edict I: ''I desire for my children that they may enjoy every kind of prosperity and happiness both in this world and in the next'' A man with such tender solicitude for the welfare of all his relations could not be a monster of cruelty, as the legends represent him to be
Question 5
The greatest Kushana ruler whose contribution to Buddhism was even greater than that of Ashoka was
A
Kanishka I
B
Vaishka
C
Kadphises
D
Huvishka
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2 thoughts on “Indian History GK Questions Answers MCQ set 291

  1. Manas Patra

    The answer of the 4th question will be option A ( promotion of welfare activities of people).

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