Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions
Match the following:
$A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2$
$A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3$
$A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4$
$A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1$
Which of the following was the characteristic feature of the religion of the ancient Tamils?
Worship of Nature
Worship of Mother Goddess
Worship of Murugan
Worship of Sun
The Ajanta cave paintings mostly belong to the period of the
Which Gupta ruler had led a campaign to the south, besides being an accomplished veena player?
Which of the following pairs of various eras and the respective years they commenced from, is wrong?
Saka Era; 78AD
Gupta Era; 320 AD
Vikram Era; 58 AD
Kali Era; 3102 BC
The name of the state Bihar comes from an old name which denotes which of the following?
A Buddhist monastery
An ancient empire
The institution of varna appeared in the
Later vedic period
Period of the Manava Dharm Shastra
Period of consolidation of text of the Mahabharata
Bring out the only incorrect statement:
Lothal was a port city
Shikaripura Ranganatha Rao discovered many harappan sites in India
Yajurveda is a collection of sacrificial formulae
Yajurveda mentions the battle of ten kings
Of all the states in northern India in 6th century BC Which of the following states emerged as the most powerful?
What is the first discourse that the Buddha had delivered at the Deer Park in Sarnath called?
The capital of the Pallavas was
Kanchi or Conjeevaram
Which among the following is related to history of Kashmir?
Which one of the following sculptures invariably used green schist as the medium?
Ashoka's prime claim to greatness lay in
His extensive conquests
The promotion of people's welfare by him
His marathon army
His exclusive patronage of Buddhism
The greatest Saka ruler of India, who was a great conqueror, is said to have gained fame by being well-versed in grammar, polity, logic, music etc. and had taken a vow not to kill men except in battle. Who was he?
Which of the following statements about the Gupta Empire under Samudragupta is NOT correct?
Prayaga Prashasti of Samudragupta composed by his court poet Harisena is engraved on an Ashokan pillar at Allahabad.
Samudragupta was the first Gupta ruler to have exercised direct administrative control over western and Southern India.
Samudragupta carved out an extensive empire which is evident from the fact that he had performed an Asvamedha sacrifice.
None of the above
After the growth of the Vedic religion the most important development in the history of the so-called Hinduism was the development of
Where in India have traces of megalithic culture predominantly been found?
The earliest evidence of silver in India is found in the
Chalcolitchic cultures of western India
Silver punchmarked coins
What was the extent of Harsha's empire?
The entire Indian subcontinent
The whole of India
The entire Deccan region
A part of northern India
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