Ancient Indian history MCQ's Questions
Gathas are most sacred of the texts of which of the following faiths?
Jatakas are the stories of
Buddha's previous lives
The lives of the future Buddhas
Great saints of Buddhism
During whose reign among the following the Mahayan emerged?
In which of the following Buddhist councils, the Buddhism was divided into Sthaviravada and second Mahasamghikas?
First Budhdist Council
Second Budhdist Council
Third Budhdist Council
Fouth Budhdist Council
Who wrote 'Kiratarjuniyam'?
The earliest stratum of the history of the Tamils is known as
Which of the following Gods lost his importance as the first deity during the later Vedic period?
A well-organised State machinery was Introduced for the first time by
the Vedic Aryans
Who among the following annexed Anga to Magadha?
The philosophy propounded in the Upanishads is known as
Bhagavatiam refers to worship of
Durga as Shakti
Who possibly ruled the Indus people?
an assembly of elders
Which of the following explains the duties of Dharmamahamatras?
The Minor Rock Edicts
The two Kalinga Edicts
Gandhara School of art is related to which of the following dynasties?
The Vishnu Purana, gives an account of..........
Life in Indus Valley
The original teachings of Mahavira are contained in the
Banabhatta, a great scholar, lived during the reign of
That the Rig Vedic Aryana were a pastoral people is borne out by the fact that
there are many references to the cow in the Rig Veda
Most of the wars were fought for the sake of cows
Gifts made to priests were usually cows and not land
All of the above
Which of the following Sanskrit language?
The Camoua ruler of ancient India who is said to have been converted to Jainism, towards the end of his life, is
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