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Indian History MCQ Questions and Answers Page -3

1.

Buddha was born at

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Answer : B

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2.

The Vikramsila Mahavira, a great center of education, was founded by

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Answer : D

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3.

The Lumbini was the birth place of is attested by an inscription of

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Answer : A

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4.

Sarnath is the State of

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Answer : D

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5.

Vikramshila Mahavihara was established by the ruler of

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Answer : D

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6.

Buddha attained mahaparinirvana  in the republic of the

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Answer : A

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7.

Which one of the following propounded that ‘destiny determine everything, man is powerless’

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Answer : C

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8.

Who amongst the following is known as the Light of Asis

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Answer : B

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9.

Syadbad (the theory of ‘may be’) is a doctrine of

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Answer : C

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10.

The stupa site which is not connected with any incident of Lord Buddha’s life is

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Answer : B

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11.

Prabhasgiri is a pilgrim spot of

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Answer : B

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12.

Who is said to have become the chief of the jain Sangh after the death of Mahavira

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Answer : D

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13.

The forth Buddist Counsil was convened during the regime of king

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Answer : C

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14.

The ‘Tripitaka’ was written in

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Answer : C

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15.

Name of the last ‘Trithankara’

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Answer : B

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16.

Who among the following also had the name Devanama Piyadasi

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Answer : A

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17.

With which of the following centers of learning, Chanakya the famous teacher of Chandragupta Maurya is associated

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Answer : A

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18.

Which event broth about a profound change in Asoka’s administrative policy

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Answer : B

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19.

Great Stupa at Sanchi is in

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Answer : B

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20.

The monk who influenced Ashoka to embrace Buddhism was

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Answer : B

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21.

Who among the following historical personalities of India is also known as Vishnugupta

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Answer : D

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22.

Megasthenes was an envoy of which of the following kings

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Answer : A

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23.

Which of the following was the oldest dynasty of India

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Answer : A

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24.

Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ is a book on

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Answer : B

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25.

Which one of the following place has no Ashokan edicts

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Answer : C

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26.

Who among the following was appointed by Ashoka to administer justice in his empire

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Answer : C

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27.

Who of the following was a contemporary of Alexander, the Great

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Answer : B

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28.

To which dynasty did Ashoka belong

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Answer : B

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29.

Which rock Edict of Ashoka provides a description of the horror of Kalinga War

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Answer : A

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30.

A Buddist council during the reign of Ashoka was hel at

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Answer : B

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31.

Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ deals with the aspect of

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Answer : B

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32.

Chandragupta Maurya figures prominently in the book of

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Answer : C

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33.

The description of administration of Pataliputra is available in

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Answer : C

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34.

Who among the following Mauryan rulers did conquer the Deccan

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Answer : C

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35.

Language used in the inscription of  Ashoka is

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Answer : B

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36.

The most famous educational center during the period of Mauryan age was

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Answer : C

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37.

Who was the writer of ‘Mudrarakshasa’

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Answer : A

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38.

What is the name of Megasthenes’s book

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Answer : D

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39.

The last Mauryan emperor was

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Answer : D

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40.

Kautilya was the the Prime Minister of

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Answer : C

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