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Indian History MCQ Questions and Answers Page -2

1.

Who compose the Gayatri Mantra

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Answer : A

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2.

Author of ‘Nayaya Sutra’ was

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Answer : A

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3.

The Indian king who opposed Alexander was

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Answer : B

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4.

The ancient name of North Bihar was

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Answer : A

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5.

An ancient India, the earliest capital of Magadha kingdom was at

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Answer : B

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6.

When Alexander invaded India, who were the rulers of Magadha

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Answer : C

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7.

Which one the following rulers of Magadha was the contemporary of Alexander, the great

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Answer : B

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8.

Where was the seat of the first Republic of the world in 6th century BC

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Answer : A

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9.

By which ruler Pataliputra was chosen for the first time as a capital

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Answer : C

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10.

Which was the first capital of Magadha

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Answer : C

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11.

Who founded Pataiputra

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Answer : A

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12.

By whom the first republic of the world was established in Vaishali

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Answer : D

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13.

Which early ruler f Magadha murdered his father to ascend the throne and, in turn, was murdered by his own son

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Answer : B

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14.

Mahajanapada situated on the bank of river Godawari was

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Answer : C

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15.

Who was the founder of Nanda dynasty

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Answer : B

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16.

Which one of the following dynasties was ruling over North India at time of Alexander’s invason

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Answer : A

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17.

Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila located

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Answer : A

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18.

Where did Lord Buddha breathe his last(Mahaparinirvan)

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Answer : D

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19.

Where has the world’s largest monolithic statue of Buddha been installed

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Answer : A

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20.

Which among the following is the sacred book of the Buddhists

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Answer : C

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21.

Buddha Means

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Answer : A

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22.

Name of the clan Buddha belonged to

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Answer : C

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23.

In which state was the Nalanda University located in India

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Answer : B

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24.

Mahavira was born in 6th century BC at

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Answer : A

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25.

The religious literature of the jains at the early stage was written in

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Answer : A

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26.

Which of the following places is associated with Jainism

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Answer : B

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27.

Who was the author of ’Budda charita’

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Answer : A

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28.

Who is also known as Nigantha Nataputra

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Answer : A

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29.

Buddha’s preachings were mainly related to

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Answer : C

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30.

Which State is called the ‘Cradle of Buddhism’

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Answer : C

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31.

Who of the following was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha

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Answer : D

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32.

Where did Gautam Buddha delivered his first sermon, known as Dharma Chakra pravartan (e.i., Turning of the wheel of the law)

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Answer : B

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33.

The first Buddhist Council was held in which of the following cities

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Answer : C

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34.

Mahavira Jaina breathed his last at

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Answer : C

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35.

Gautam Buddha was elevated to the position of God by the time of

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Answer : B

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36.

Mahabodhi Temple has been built at Bodh Gaya where

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Answer : B

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37.

Chinese Traveler Hiuen-Tsang studied at the Univercity of

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Answer : D

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38.

Where is the third Buddhist council held

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Answer : B

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39.

Where is the Mahavir Swami born

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Answer : A

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40.

Which of the following place is considered a Jain Siddha Kshetra on account of its association with Parvanatha

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Answer : C

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