Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions
Who was the author of Amuktamalyada?
Which of the following was another name of Pataliputra?
Which among the following correctly described the plot of the Indian Play Mudra Rakshasha?
Conflicts between Demons (Rakshasha) and Gods (Deva)
Romantic Love story of a demon and a princess
Story of a young Arya Man and a Court Dancer
Intrigues at the time of accession of Chandragupta Maurya
The two colossal images of the Buddha at Bamiyan are an instance of the.......... art?
Chandragupta Maurya was...
A benevolent despot
A pious ruler
The Eight-fold path was enunciated by
Which of the following are beliefs of Buddhism?
- The world is full of sorrows.
- People suffer on account of desire.
- If desires are conquered, nirvana will be attained.
- The existence of God and soul must be recognised.
(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(ii) and (iii)
(i), (ii) and (iii)
(ii), (iii) and (iv)
Name the later Gupta ruler who had performed the Ashvaghosha Yajna (Horse Sacrifice) and assumed the Imperial title of Maharajadhiraj?
Which among the following is correct about Bhaddasala?
He was a poet in the court of Chandragupta Maurya
He was the general of the Nanda Army
He was an ambassador of Ceylon King sent to Asoka's court
He was a playwright in the Gupta Era
The Arab conquest of Sind in 712 AD had taken place under the leadership of
Mohammed of Ghazni
Mohammed of Ghori
None of the above
Which of the following was not one of the actual cause for the decline of the Mauryan empire?
Ashoka's pacifist policies
Division of the empire after Ashoka
Foreign aggressions particularly Greek
Economic and financial crisis
When Alexander invaded India, Taxila was ruled by
Consider the following matches:
- Kena Upanishad: Sam Veda
- Katha Upanishad: Krishna yajurveda
- Prasna Upanishad: Samveda
- Mandukya Upanishad: atharvaveda
1, 2, 3,
1, 2, 4
2, 3, 4
all are correct
The year of accession of Kanishka to throne was
Mudra Rakshas is a work of Vishakhadutta. This work was depicted which of the following?
Chadragupta Maurya & Dhruva Devi
Mauryas & Nandas
Campaigns of Chandragupta Maurya
Campaigns of Ashoka
Which is the oldest Indian linguistic text?
As per the ancient Indian Texts, the land between which among the following two rivers has been called ''Brahamavarta''?
Saraswati river and Drsadvati River
Saraswati river and Saryu River
Sutudri (Satluj) River and Vipas (Beas) River
Ganga River and Yamuna River
A contemporary rival dynasty of the Cholas in South India was
Chalukyas of Vengi
Pandyas of Madurai
Chalukyas of Kalyani
Earlier mathematicians (i.e. those who came before medieval Indian mathematicians) had taught that ; who among the following proved that it was infinity?
The greatest Buddhist commentator of the Buddhist canonical literature has been
There are 20 questions to complete.