Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 22

Free Practice Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Gk General Knowledge Questions Online test Quiz  Set 22 IAS Prelims civil service exams,   for All competitive exams (UPSC, SSC ,SSC CGL)

1 .The city of Pataliputra was founded at the junction of the Ganges and the ______.
A.  Sone
B.  Brahmaputra
C.  Yamuna
D.  Gomati
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2 .Alexander was trained by
A.  Socrates
B.  Aristotle
C.  Plato
D.  Homer
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3 .The Nanda dynasty was established by
A.  Vasudeva
B.  Kharavela
C.  Mahapadma
D.  Pushyamitra
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4 .Vardhamana Mahavira died at
A.  Pavapuri
B.  Kundagrama
C.  Pataliputra
D.  Taxila
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5 .Which of the following was the main port for the Indus people?
A.  Lothal
B.  Harappa
C.  Kalibangan
D.  Mohenjodaro
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6 .Vardhamana Mahavira was born at _____.
A.  Bodh-Gaya
B.  Kundagrama
C.  Samath
D.  Benaras
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7 .The term 'Aryan' denotes
A.  a speech group
B.  an ethnic group
C.  a nomadic group
D.  a supporter race
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8 .Bimbisara was succeeded by _____.
A.  Ashoka
B.  Ajatasatru
C.  Vasudeva
D.  Chandragupta Maurya
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9 .The Indus people were worshippers of
A.  Mothers Goddess
B.  Indra
C.  Rudra
D.  Varuna
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10 .Of the following who is called India's Machiavelli?
A.  Asvaghosha
B.  Patanjali
C.  Kautilya
D.  Bana
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11 .The earliest 'evidence of silver in India is found in the
A.  Harappan culture
B.  Chalcolitchic cultures of western India
C.  Vedic Texts
D.  Silver punchmarked coins
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12 .Which of the following was another name of Pataliputra?
A.  Purushapura
B.  Kusinagara
C.  Kusumapura
D.  Huvishkapura
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13 .Who was referred to as Amitraghata by the Greeks?
A.  Chandragupta Maurya
B.  Bimbisara
C.  Bindusara
D.  Vasudeva
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14 .Which one of the following was initially the most powerful city state of India in the 6th century BC?
A.  Gandhar
B.  Kamboj
C.  Kashi
D.  Magadh
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15 .Pushyamitra Sunga was a staunch ______.
A.  Buddhist
B.  Jain
C.  Hindu
D.  Atheist
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