Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 29

UPSC & SSC Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Gk General Knowledge Questions Online test Quiz  Set 29 IAS Prelims civil service exams,   for All competitive exams (UPSC, SSC ,SSC CGL)

1 .To whom did the term 'Macedonia's madaman' refer?
A.  Alexander
B.  Xersus
C.  Darius
D.  Phillip II
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2 .During the period of Hiuen Tsang's visit, the city most famous for the production of cotton cloth was
A.  Benaras
B.  Pataliptura
C.  Mathura
D.  Ujjain
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3 .Of the following books and their respective fields, which of the combinations is incorrect?
A.  Charaka Samhita - Architecture
B.  Malavikagnimitra - Drama
C.  Surya Siddhanta - Astronomy
D.  Mitakshara Law
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4 .The chief impact of vedic culture on Indian history has been
A.  The growth of Sanskrit
B.  The rise of an other-worldly outlook
C.  The progress of philosophy
D.  The consolidation of the caste system
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5 .Foreigners were absorbed in a large number in the Indian society during the period?
A.  Rajput
B.  Gupta
C.  Mauryan
D.  Kushan
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6 .An elaborate system of municipal administration had been established by
A.  Skanda Gupta
B.  Chandragupta Maurya
C.  Kanishka
D.  Harshavardhana
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7 .The Buddha has been eulogized as an ocean of wisdom and compassion in
A.  Buddha-Charita
B.  Jataka tales
C.  Amarakosa
D.  The Light of Aisa
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8 .Which of the following periods is referred to as the period of Hindu revival or renaissance?
A.  Period of Harsha
B.  Kushan Period
C.  Gupta Period
D.  Mauryan Period
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9 .Who among the following had popularized the theory of the Arctic region as the original home of the Aryans?
A.  BG Tilak
B.  Max Muller
C.  GK Gokhale
D.  Dr S Radhakrishnan
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10 .Who among the following is referred to as the 'Sadhu from the west'?
A.  Thomas of Cannan
B.  St Thomas
C.  St Bartholomew
D.  None of the above
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11 .The greatest Buddhist commentator of the Buddhist canonical literature has been
A.  Nagarjuna
B.  Ashvaghosha
C.  Vasumitra
D.  Buddhaghosha
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12 .The most commonly used coin during the Mauryan period was
A.  Karashopana
B.  Nishka
C.  Suvarna
D.  Kakini
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13 .The reverential title of 'The Liberator' had been earned by
A.  Alexander
B.  Chandragupta Maurya
C.  Ashoka
D.  Chandragupta Vikramaditya
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14 .Among the four works mentioned below which one is encyclopaedic in nature?
A.  Mamarakosa
B.  Siddhantasiromani
C.  Ashtangahridaya
D.  Brihat Samhita
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15 .The Arab conquest of Sind in 712 AD had taken place under the leadership of
A.  Mohammed of Ghazni
B.  Mohammed-bin-Qasim
C.  Mohammed of Ghori
D.  None of the above
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