Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 19

free Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Gk General Knowledge Questions Online test Quiz  Set 19 IAS Prelims civil service exams,   for All competitive exams (UPSC, SSC ,SSC CGL)

1 .The greatest claim to fame of the Satavahanas is on account of
A.  Pursuing a tolerant religious policy and giving common patronage to Buddhism and Brahmanism
B.  Adoption of Prakrit as their court language in preference to Sanskrit
C.  Great economic prosperity and brisk inland and foreign trade
D.  Great contribution to Indian art as evident from the art of Amravati and Nagarjunakonda
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2 .The first great empire to the south of the Vindhayas was of the
A.  Cholas
B.  Cheras
C.  Pandyas
D.  Satavahanas
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3 .Who usurped power from the Mauryas after killing the last Mauryan ruler Brihadratha?
A.  Pushyamitra Sunga
B.  Agnimitra
C.  Vasumitra
D.  Jyesthamitra
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4 .The family of the Rig Vedic Aryans was
A.  Patrilineal
B.  Patriarchal
C.  Matriarchal
D.  Matrilineal
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5 .Mahavira was
A.  the 20th Tirthankara
B.  the 21st Tirthankara
C.  the 23rd Tirthankara
D.  the 24th Tirthankara
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6 .The Eight-fold path was enunciated by
A.  The Buddha
B.  Mahavira
C.  Nehru
D.  Mahatma Gandhi
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7 .The Phrsae the 'Light of Asia' is applied to
A.  Alexander
B.  Chandragupta Maurya
C.  Mahavira
D.  The Buddha
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8 .Gautama Buddha was brought up by
A.  Mahaprajapati
B.  Mayadevi
C.  Kundavi
D.  Sangamitra
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9 .Which of the following is the oldest of the Vedas?
A.  Sama Veda
B.  Atharva Veda
C.  Yajur Veda
D.  Rig Veda
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10 .The Buddha
A.  rejected the theory of Karma
B.  was non-committal on the theory of Karma
C.  believed in the theory of Karma
D.  suggested an alternative to the theory of Karma
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11 .The first Buddhist Council was held at
A.  Lumbini
B.  Kapilavastu
C.  Rajagriha
D.  Avanti
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12 .Megasthanes visited India during the period of
A.  Chandragupta II
B.  Ashoka
C.  Chandragupta Maurya
D.  Harsha
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13 .Ashoka was much influenced by Buddhist monk called
A.  Upagupta
B.  Vasubandhu
C.  Ambhi
D.  Asvagosha
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14 .The Buddhist Doctrines were written in
A.  Sanskrit
B.  Pali
C.  Tibetan
D.  Not written in any language but orally transmitted
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15 .The Svetambara Jains were
A.  clad in white
B.  clad in black
C.  clad in red
D.  saffron clad
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