Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 20

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1 .A well-organised State machinery was Introduced for the first time by
A.  the Vedic Aryans
B.  Alexander
C.  the Guptas
D.  the Mauryas
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2 .Bimbisara was succeeded by
A.  Ashoka
B.  Ajatasatru
C.  Vesudeva
D.  Chandragupta Maurya
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3 .The Upanishads are separated from the Brahmanas by treatises called _______.
A.  Vedas
B.  Aranyakas
C.  Epics
D.  Puranas
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4 .The last Mauryan king was
A.  Pushyamitra Sunga
B.  Ashoka
C.  Harsha
D.  Brihadratha
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5 .The Vishnu Purana, gives an account of _____.
A.  Mauryan Dynasty
B.  The Andhras
C.  The Vardhanas
D.  Life in Indus Valley
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6 .The salient feature of the Rig Vedic religion was worship of
A.  Nature
B.  Pasupatbi
C.  Trimurti
D.  Mother Goddess
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7 .Which of the following Gods lost his importance as the first deity during the later Vedic period?
A.  Varuna
B.  Agni
C.  Vishnu
D.  Rudra
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8 .Which of the following was the God of Animal during the later Vedic period?
A.  Indra
B.  Rudra
C.  Vishnu
D.  Prajapatbi
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9 .The 'Brahmanas' deals with
A.  The Bhakti Theory
B.  Yoga
C.  Ritualism
D.  Meditation
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10 .Whom can we call the first national ruler of India?
A.  Chandragupta Maurya
B.  Kanishka
C.  Harsha
D.  Ajatasatru
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11 .There are similarities between the seals found at Mohenjo-Daro and ______.
A.  Egypt
B.  China
C.  Sumeria
D.  Afghanistan
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12 .Megasthanese was a Greek Ambassador sent to the court of ______.
A.  Ashoka
B.  Chandragupta Maurya
C.  Kanishka
D.  Porus
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13 .Mudra Rakahasa was written by
A.  Kalidasa
B.  Visakadatta
C.  Bana
D.  Bharavi
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14 .The Harappas had commercial relations with _____.
A.  China
B.  Jawa
C.  Mesopotamia
D.  Burma (Now, Myanmar)
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15 .When Alexander invaded India, Taxila was ruled by
A.  Ambhi
B.  Porus
C.  Ashoka
D.  Bimbisara
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16 .Which of the following was the cause of the decline of Buddhism?
A.  Buddhism was founded by a prince
B.  Corruption crept into Buddhist monasteries
C.  Buddha and Mahavira were contemporaries
D.  Buddha preached non-violence
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17 .The Harappans did not know the use of
A.  Copper
B.  Bronze
C.  Gold
D.  Iron
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18 .Ajivikas were _____.
A.  A monastic sect
B.  A sect to Barbarians
C.  Soldiers
D.  Spies
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19 .Which of the following is not included in triratna of Jainism?
A.  Right Knowledge
B.  Right Conduct
C.  Right Faith
D.  Creator
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20 .The language which contributed to the spread of Buddhism was
A.  Sanskrit
B.  Pali
C.  Tamil
D.  Greek
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21 .Of the following who has been considered as a grammarian?
A.  Kautilya
B.  Megasthanes
C.  Patanjali
D.  Kanishka
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22 .Kanva dynasty was established by
A.  Rudradaman
B.  Vasudeva
C.  Nagarjuna
D.  Kadphises
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23 .Kharavela of Kalinga was a follower of
A.  Jainism
B.  Buddhism
C.  Hinduism
D.  Confuciounism
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24 .Agnimitra was the hero of Kalidas's
A.  Sakuntala
B.  Malavikagnimitra
C.  Megadutta
D.  Mrichhakatikam
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25 .During the period of Sungas there was a revival of ______.
A.  Jainism
B.  Buddhism
C.  Brahminism
D.  Zoroastrianism
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