Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 2

Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Online test Quiz  Set 2 for All competitive exams (UPSC, SSC ,SSC CGL) 

Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 2 1

1 .Ganhadra school of art came into existence in
A.  Hinayana sect
B.  Mahayana sect
C.  Vaishnava sect
D.  Shaiva sect
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2 .Out of the following remains excavated in Indus Valley, which one indicates the commercial and economic development ?
A.  The Pottery
B.  Seals
C.  The boats
D.  The houses
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3 .Who, according to the Buddhists, is believed to be the next incarnation of Gautam Buddha ?
A.  Atreya
B.  Maitreya
C.  Nagarjuna
D.  Kalki
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4 .Who among the following were contemporaries of Kanishka ?
A.  Kamban, Banabhatta, Asvagosha
B.  Nagarjuna, Asvagosha, Vasumitra
C.  Asvagosha, Kalidasa, Banabhatta
D.  Kalidasa, Kamban, Va-sumitra
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5 .Which rulers built the Ellora temples?
A.  Chalukya
B.  Sunga
C.  Rashtrakuta
D.  Pallava
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6 .Who amongst the following also had the name 'Devanama Piyadassi'?
A.  Mauryan King Ashoka
B.  Mauryan King Chandra-gupta Maurya
C.  Gautam Buddha
D.  Bhagwan Mahavira
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7 .The subject-matter of Ajanta Paintings pertains to
A.  Jainism
B.  Buddhism
C.  Vaishnavism
D.  Shaivism
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8 .Which of the following Craftsmanship was not practised by the Aryans ?
A.  Pottery
B.  Jewellery
C.  Carpentry
D.  Blacksmith
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9 .Mohammed-bin-Qasim conquered Sind in the year
A.  712 A.D.
B.  812 A.D.
C.  912 A.D.
D.  1012 A.D.
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10 .The words 'Satyameva Jayate' in the State Emblem of India were taken from
A.  Upanishads
B.  Sama Veda
C.  Rig Veda
D.  Ramayana
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11 .The earliest city discovered in India was
A.  Harappa
B.  Punjab
C.  Mohenjo Daro
D.  Sindh
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12 .The famous rock-cut temple of kailasa is at
A.  Ajanta
B.  Badami
C.  Mahabalipuram
D.  Ellora
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13 .Epigraphy means
A.  The study of coins
B.  The study of inscriptions
C.  The study of epics
D.  The study of geography
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14 .Which among the following has not been found in the excavation of Harappan sites ?
A.  Drains and well
B.  Fort
C.  Reservoirs
D.  Temple with Shikhar
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15 .Which among the following 'MATH' is related with Buddhism?
A.  Dakhma
B.  Chaitya
C.  Khangah
D.  Angeri
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16 .Where has the world's largest monolithic statue of Buddha been installed ?
A.  Bamiyan
B.  Hyderabad
C.  Kandy
D.  Lhasa
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17 .The Harappan Civilisation was discovered in the year :
A.  1935
B.  1942
C.  1901
D.  1922
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18 .The title 'Indian Napolean' has been attached to
A.  Chandra Gupta Maurya
B.  Samudragupta
C.  Chandragupta-I
D.  Harshavardhana
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19 .The 'Ajivikas' were a
A.  sect contemporary to the Buddha
B.  breakaway branch of the Buddhists
C.  sect founded by Charvaka
D.  sect founded by Shankaracharya
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20 .The organic relationship between the ancient culture of the indus Valley and Hinduism of today is proved by the worship of
A.  Pashupati, Indra and the Mother Goddess
B.  Stones, trees and animals
C.  Vishnu and Lakshmi
D.  Siva and Sakti
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21 .How was Burma (now Myanmar) known to ancient Indians ?
A.  Malayamandalam
B.  Yavadwipa
C.  Suvarnabhumi
D.  Suvarnadwipa
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22 .With whom is 'Junagarh Rock Inscription' associated ?
A.  Rudradaman
B.  Bimbisara
C.  Chandragupta II
D.  Gautamiputra Satakarni
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23 .Nalanda University was a great centre of learning, especially in
A.  Buddhism
B.  Jainism
C.  Vaishnavism
D.  Tantra
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24 .The Rathas of Mahabalipuram was built during the reign of the
A.  Palas
B.  Cholas
C.  Rashtrakutas
D.  Pallavas
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25 .Who is hailed as the 'God of Medicine' by the practitioners of Ayurveda ?
A.  Susruta
B.  Chyavana
C.  Dhanwantari
D.  Charaka
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