Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 31

Free Practice set on Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Gk General Knowledge Questions Online test Quiz  Set 31 IAS Prelims civil service exams,   for All competitive exams (UPSC, SSC ,SSC CGL)

1 .Kailasa Temple, one of the largest monolithic structures, is in
A.  Ajanta Caves
B.  Elephanta Caves
C.  Ellora Caves
D.  Nalanda Caves
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2 .Who possibly ruled the Indus people?
A.  an assembly of elders
B.  merchants
C.  kings
D.  priests
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3 .The term Tirthankaras is associated with
A.  Hinduism
B.  Jainism
C.  Buddhism
D.  Zoroastrianism
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4 .Which of the following was not the work of Kalidasa?
A.  Raghuvamsa
B.  SakunUtiam
C.  Kumarasambhavam
D.  Kadambari
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5 .The worship of idols started in India in the ___ period.
A.  Pre-Aryan
B.  Gupta
C.  Maurya
D.  Kushan
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6 .The last in the succession of Jaina Tirthankaras was
A.  Parsvanatha
B.  Rishabha
C.  Mahavira
D.  Manisubruta
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7 .In Jainism, 'perfect knowledge' is referred to as
A.  Jina
B.  Ratna
C.  Kaivalya
D.  Nirvana
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8 .The Buddhist sect Mahayana formally came into existence during the reign of
A.  Ajatashatru
B.  Ashoka
C.  Dharmapala
D.  Kanishka
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9 .The Indus Valley Civilisation type was found in
A.  Sumer
B.  Egypt
C.  China
D.  All the three
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10 .A 'Sabha' in the Vedic period was a/an
A.  Institution of professional men in villages
B.  Royal Court
C.  Mantri Parishad
D.  National Assembly of all Citizens of the State.
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11 .Kapilavasthu is associated with
A.  Emperor Ashoka
B.  Sri Krishnadeva Roya
C.  Lord Mahavira
D.  Lord Buddha
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12 .'Ayurveda' has its origin in
A.  Rig Veda
B.  Sama Veda
C.  Yajur Veda
D.  Atharva Veda
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13 .The ninth incarnation (Avtar) of Vishnu was
A.  Parasurama
B.  Buddha
C.  Krishna
D.  Rama
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14 .Who among the following is known for his work on medicine during the Gupta Period?
A.  Saumilla
B.  Sudraka
C.  Shaunaka
D.  Susruta
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15 .Who worte 'Kiratarjuniyam'?
A.  Bhas
B.  Bhavabhuti
C.  Bhartruhari
D.  Bharavi
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