Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 9

Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Gk General Knowledge Questions  Online test Quiz  Set 9 for All competitive exams (UPSC, SSC ,SSC CGL) 

1 .The language from which the term 'India' is derived is
A.  English
B.  Greek
C.  Persian
D.  Arabic
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2 .Vaishakha Poornima has a great significance because it was on this day
A.  Buddha was born
B.  Buddha got enlightened
C.  Buddha died
D.  All of the above
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3 .The staple food of the Vedic Aryans was
A.  barley and rice
B.  milk and its products
C.  rice and pulses
D.  vegetables and fruits
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4 .With which of the following centres of learning, Chanakya the famous teacher of Chandragupta Maurya, was associated ?
A.  Takshashila
B.  Nalanda
C.  Vikramashila
D.  Vaishali
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5 .Rath temples at Mahabalipuram were built in the reign of which Pallava ruler ?
A.  Mahendravarman I
B.  Narasinghavarman I
C.  Parameshwarvarman I
D.  Nandivarman I
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6 .Which one of the following Chola kings conquered Ceylon (Singhal) first ?
A.  Aditya-I
B.  Rajaraja-I
C.  Rajendra
D.  Vijayalya
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7 .Most of the Chola temples were dedicated to
A.  Vishnu
B.  Shiva
C.  Brahma
D.  Durga
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8 .In the Gupta period, the largest number of coins were issued in
A.  gold
B.  silver
C.  copper
D.  iron
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9 .The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called
A.  Bali
B.  Vidatha
C.  Varman
D.  Kara
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10 .Buddha preached his first sermon at
A.  Gaya
B.  Sarnath
C.  Pataliputra
D.  Vaishali
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11 .'Charak' was the famous court physician of
A.  Harsha
B.  Chandra Gupta Maurya
C.  Ashoka
D.  Kanishka
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12 .Great Stupa at Sanchi is in
A.  Uttar Pradesh
B.  Madhya Pradesh
C.  Arunachal Pradesh
D.  Andhra Pradesh
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13 .Which one of the following stages of the life of man in Aryan Society, in ascending order of age, is correct ?
A.  Brahmacharya - Grihastha Vanaprastha - Sanyasa
B.  Grihastha - Brahmacharya Vanaprastha - Sanyasa
C.  Brahmacharya - Vanaprastha - Sanyasa - Grihastha
D.  Grihastha - Sanyasa Vanaprastha - Brahmacharya
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14 .Harappa is situated on the bank of the river :
A.  Ganga
B.  Ravi
C.  Yamuna
D.  Sindhu
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15 .Who was the Chola king who brought Ganga from North to South ?
A.  Raja Raja Chola
B.  Mahendra
C.  Rajendra Chola
D.  Parantaka
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