Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 21

Free UPSC exams Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Gk General Knowledge Questions Online test Quiz  Set 21 IAS Prelims civil service exams,   for All competitive exams (UPSC, SSC ,SSC CGL)

Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 21 1 

1 .Chandragupta Maurya was__.
A.  A benevolent despot
B.  Autocrat
C.  Democrat
D.  A pious ruler
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2 .Buddha delivered his first sermon at ______.
A.  Sanchi
B.  Sarnath
C.  Kapilvastu
D.  Vaisali
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3 .The Buddha attained nirvana at ______.
A.  Bodh Gaya
B.  Sarnath
C.  Sanchi
D.  Kusinagara
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4 .The mother of Vardhamana Mahavira was a
A.  Lichavi Princess
B.  Maurya Princess
C.  Saka Princess
D.  Not a member of the royal family
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5 .Under Mauryas each province was placed under a__.
A.  Prince
B.  Commander
C.  Council
D.  Minister
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6 .Kautilya hailed from ______.
A.  Taxila
B.  Srinagar
C.  Pataliputra
D.  Nepal
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7 .The most important Pahlava ruler was ______.
A.  Mues
B.  Gondophemes
C.  Menander
D.  Darius
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8 .Of the following Kushan Kings who assumed the title 'the Lord of the Whole World'?
A.  Kadphises I
B.  Kadphises II
C.  Kanishka
D.  Huvishka
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9 .St Thomas died a martyr at _______.
A.  Madras
B.  Bombay
C.  Goa
D.  Surat
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10 .Buddha has been described as 'an ocean of wisdom and compassion' In
A.  The Light of Asia
B.  Amarakosa
C.  Buddhacharita
D.  Jatak Tales
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11 .Which of the following is not the name of Kautilya?
A.  Chanakya
B.  Vishnugupta
C.  Dramindacharya
D.  Devaputra
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12 .The fourth Buddhist Council was held at _______.
A.  Pataliputra
B.  Vaisali
C.  Kundalavana
D.  Bodh Gaya
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13 .Porus was defeated by Alexander at the battle of ______.
A.  Herat
B.  Kabul
C.  Hydaspes
D.  Arbela
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14 .The monolithic image of Jain Saint 'Gomatiswara' is at ______.
A.  Mount Abu
B.  Saravanabelgola
C.  Kusinagara
D.  Kalinga
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15 .Alexander the Great died at ______.
A.  Susa
B.  Babylon
C.  Macedonia
D.  Kabul
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16 .Alexander was the son of Philip II of ______.
A.  Sparta
B.  Athens
C.  Macedonia
D.  Carthage
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17 .The Capital of Kanishka Empire was _______.
A.  Pataliputra
B.  Peshawar
C.  Kabul
D.  Taxila
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18 .Bhasa was the author of _______.
A.  Mahavamsa
B.  Svapnavasavadatta
C.  Sakunthala
D.  Buddha Charita
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19 .Who among the following is not associated with medicine In ancient India?
A.  Dhanvantri
B.  Susruta
C.  Bhaskaracharya
D.  Charaka
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20 .Megasthanes was succeeded by _______ as ambassador?
A.  Darius
B.  Demetrios
C.  Deimachos
D.  Philip
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21 .The Monk whom Chandragupta Maurya accompanied to South India was _______.
A.  Asvaghosa
B.  Vasumitra
C.  Upagupta
D.  Bhadrabahu
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22 .___was the mother of Vardhamana Mahavira.
A.  Yasodhara
B.  Kundhavi
C.  Trisala
D.  Mayadevi
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23 .Kanlshka was the follower of
A.  Hinduism
B.  Jainism
C.  Hinayanism
D.  Mahayanism
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24 .The Sunga ruler Bhaga erected a monolithic 'Garuda' at _______.
A.  Varanasi
B.  Besnagar
C.  Rajagriha
D.  Pataliputra
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25 .The famous Indo-Greek Kin, who embraced Buddhism was _______.
A.  Strato I
B.  Menander
C.  Demetrios
D.  Alexander
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