Quiz On Ancient Indian History With Answers: Set 17

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Quiz On Ancient Indian History With Answers: Set 17

How well do you know the Indian history? Do you know the facts and the important personalities and dates of this country, one of those with the largest population? Take up the quiz and find out how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This person described Indians as "hot tempered but honest". Who was he?
    • A. 

      Al Beruni

    • B. 

      Marco Polo

    • C. 

      Nicolo Conti

    • D. 

      Hieun Tsang

  • 2. 
    The author of Gita Gobind was?
    • A. 

      Adi Shankara

    • B. 

      Jaya Deva

    • C. 

      Agattiyar

    • D. 

      Amara Sinha

  • 3. 
    Who defeated King Harsha Vardhan?
    • A. 

      Chalukya ruler of Deccan

    • B. 

      The King of Bihar

    • C. 

      The King of Rajasthan

    • D. 

      The King of Arunachal Pradesh

  • 4. 
    In this type of marriage, the groom is not suitable for the bride. The groom is of no match for the girl but he keenly gives as much wealth as he can afford to the bride's relatives and parents. Which type of marriage are we referring to?
    • A. 

      Arsha Vivaah

    • B. 

      Asur Vivaah

    • C. 

      Rakshasa Vivaah

    • D. 

      Gandharva Vivaah

  • 5. 
    In the context of Ancient India, which of the following is true?1. When a man & a woman marry for love & without the family’s consent, that marriage is referred to Gandharva Vivaah2. Marriage by abduction is Asura Vivaah3. In Arsha Vivaah, the bride is intoxicated when being married. She is not in conscious state of mind.4. In the Gandharva Vivaah, the groom is not at all suitable for the bride
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      Only 2

    • D. 

      All are correct

  • 6. 
    Alexander invaded India in?
    • A. 

      300 BC

    • B. 

      340 BC

    • C. 

      327 BC

    • D. 

      440 BC

  • 7. 
    In pre-Gupta age, the Export trade was most extensive with which among the following region?
    • A. 

      North Asia

    • B. 

      West Asia

    • C. 

      Roman Empire

    • D. 

      South Asia

  • 8. 
    Goghna term in Vedic period, referred to?
    • A. 

      An animal

    • B. 

      A guest

    • C. 

      The bride

    • D. 

      The parents of bride

  • 9. 
    In Sangam age, three kingdoms rose in the South of the Deccan plateau. Which one of the following is an incorrect option?
    • A. 

      Pallavas

    • B. 

      Cholas

    • C. 

      Cheras

    • D. 

      Pandyas

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following is not an important factor in the Mauryan decline?
    • A. 

      Inactivity of the army

    • B. 

      Weak later- Mauryan rulers

    • C. 

      The partition of Mauryan Empire

    • D. 

      Invasion by foreign powers

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