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Indian History MCQ Questions and Answers Page -4

1.

By which name was Chanakya known in his childhood

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Answer : C

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2.

Who constructed Sanchi Stupa

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Answer : D

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3.

Who in ancient India assumed the little amitraghata

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Answer : C

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4.

Chandragupta Maurya defeated

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Answer : C

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5.

Yavanika (Curtain) was introduced in Indian theatre by which of the following

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Answer : C

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6.

Who started the Saka Era which is still used by the Government of India

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Answer : A

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7.

Who were the first kings to issue gold coin in India

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Answer : B

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8.

What was the capital of Kanishka

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Answer : A

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9.

Who started the Suka Era and when

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Answer : D

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10.

Charak was the famous court physician of

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Answer : D

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11.

Which one of the following dynasties was associated with Gandhara school of Art

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Answer : C

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12.

Which Chinese general defected Kanishka

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Answer : A

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13.

The art style which combines India and Greek feature is called

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Answer : C

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14.

When did the Mathura school of art flourish

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Answer : D

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15.

The practice of military governorship was first introduce in India by the

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Answer : A

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16.

Which of the following is called ‘The Bible of Tamil Land’

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Answer : A

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17.

Who was the first know Gupta ruler

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Answer : A

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18.

The silver coins of the Gupta period were know as

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Answer : B

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19.

During which Gupta king’s reign did the Chinese traveler Fahien visit India

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Answer : B

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20.

Which king of the Gupta Dynasty was called the ‘Napolean of India’

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Answer : A

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21.

Who amongst the following organized Ashwamedha Yajna

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Answer : C

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22.

During the reign of which of the following dynasties did Kalidasa flourish

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Answer : C

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23.

Which of the period marks the beginning of the Indian temple architecture

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Answer : D

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24.

……………. assumed the title of /Vikramaditya’

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Answer : B

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25.

In which century did the famous Chinese pilgrim Fahien visit India

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Answer : B

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26.

‘Mrichhakatika’ was written by

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Answer : B

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27.

Which one of the following was the official language of Gupta Period

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Answer : D

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28.

Aryabhatta and Varahmihira belong to which age

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Answer : A

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29.

The decimal numerical system, including the concept of zero was invented in India during which one of the following dynasty

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Answer : B

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30.

‘Kumarasambhavam’, an epic, was composed by

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Answer : D

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31.

Samudragupta has been given the title of ‘Indian Napolean’ by the historian

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Answer : B

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32.

Who was the founder of Gupta dynasty

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Answer : B

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33.

Who was the court poet of sdragupta

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Answer : D

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34.

Harshavardhana was defeated by

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Answer : B

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35.

In whose court was a Chinese embassy sent by T’ang emperor

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Answer : C

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36.

The rock-cut temple of Mahabalipuram were built under the patronage of the

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Answer : C

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37.

Who was written the ‘Harshacharita’

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Answer : B

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38.

Who sent Hieun-Tsang as an envoy to Harsha’s court

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Answer : A

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39.

Where was the capital of Sasanka

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Answer : C

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40.

Which among the following is the oldest dynasty

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Answer : A

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