India Gupta Empire Quiz

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India Gupta Empire Quiz

Use questions in this quiz to prep for your Unit Lesson quiz on India The Gupta Empire.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From the following choices, what is the major contribution to world history made by the Gupta Empire?
    • A. 

      Making Hinduism the state religion.

    • B. 

      Paying artists.

    • C. 

      Building roads.

    • D. 

      Introducing the concept of zero.

  • 2. 
    What action did Gupta rulers take to encourage trade?
    • A. 

      They built roads linking India to distant lands.

    • B. 

      They created a system of tolls and taxes.

    • C. 

      They paid common laborers.

    • D. 

      They paid artists for their work.

  • 3. 
    Which Gupta ruler was credited with greatly expanding the empire and, because of his conquests, was compared to Alexander the Great?
    • A. 

      Gupta Maurya

    • B. 

      Samudragupta.

    • C. 

      Chandragupta I.

    • D. 

      Gupta the Good.

  • 4. 
    What were students at the university at Nalanda instructed in?
    • A. 

      Medicine and logic.

    • B. 

      Science and math.

    • C. 

      Chinese and Greek.

    • D. 

      Hindu and Buddhist philosophy.

  • 5. 
    The Gupta Dyansty ruled during India's golden age. Which of the following phrases best describes a "golden age?"
    • A. 

      A time of great wealth.

    • B. 

      A time of great spirituality.

    • C. 

      A time when the arts and the economy are at their peak

    • D. 

      A time of great creativity.

  • 6. 
    In which Dynasty did India's Golden Age occur?
    • A. 

      The Ashokan Dynasty

    • B. 

      The Gupta Dynasty.

    • C. 

      The Mauryan Dynasty.

    • D. 

      The Aryan Dynasty.

  • 7. 
    During India's Golden Age, contributions were made in which of the following areas?
    • A. 

      Poetry and drama.

    • B. 

      Arts and education.

    • C. 

      Sports and recreation.

    • D. 

      Science and mathematics.

  • 8. 
    Gupta era universities were so well respected that students came from as far away as Greece and China.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which type of literature was NOT popular during Gupta rule?
    • A. 

      Graphic novel.

    • B. 

      Drama.

    • C. 

      Poetry.

    • D. 

      Folk tales.

  • 10. 
    Today, the Gupta Empire is thought of as a time of great ...
    • A. 

      Conflict and sorrow.

    • B. 

      Advances in math and science.

    • C. 

      Creativity in arts and literature.

    • D. 

      Cooks and magnificent meals.