Quiz On Ancient Indian History With Answers: Set 19

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Quiz On Ancient Indian History With Answers: Set 19

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bhasa, the famous dramatist has immortalized the love affair between Udayan, the king of Vatsa & Vasavadatta, the princess in his play 'Swapanvasadatta'. The princess in the play belonged to?
    • A. 

      Aror

    • B. 

      Ayodhya

    • C. 

      Bairat

    • D. 

      Avanti

  • 2. 
    Which of the following Indian Schools of thought & their exponents are correctly matched?1. Vyasa - yoga2. Pakshilasvamin Vatsyayana - Vaisheshika3. Shankaracharya - Vedanta4. Prashastrapada - NyayaSelect the code for correct statements:
    • A. 

      1 and 3

    • B. 

      2 and 4

    • C. 

      1 and 4

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 4

  • 3. 
    Which of the following Mahajanapadas and their capitals are correctly matched?1. Assaka - Potana2. Matsya - Viratanagara3. Surasena - Mathura4. Vajji – Vaishali
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      1 and 2

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3 & 4

  • 4. 
    During Ashoka’s reign, the 3rd Buddhist council took place at Pataliputra. Among the following Pitakas, which one was added to the existing two in this Buddhist council?
    • A. 

      Abhidhamma Pitaka

    • B. 

      Vinay Pitaka

    • C. 

      Sutta Pitaka

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Harappan seals were made of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Zinc

    • B. 

      Terracotta

    • C. 

      Seeds

    • D. 

      Steel

  • 6. 
    In which language was Buddhist literature written?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Marathi

    • C. 

      Hindi

    • D. 

      Pali

  • 7. 
    Where is an image of dancing girl found?
    • A. 

      Mohenjodaro

    • B. 

      Dwarka

    • C. 

      Hampi

    • D. 

      Hansi

  • 8. 
    Manu Smriti deals with which of the following?
    • A. 

      Arts

    • B. 

      Science

    • C. 

      Law

    • D. 

      Commerce

  • 9. 
    By what traditional means was the accession of a king done during the sultanate period?
    • A. 

      Casting of votes

    • B. 

      Battle between probable candidates

    • C. 

      Nomination

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What did Guru Nanak preached?
    • A. 

      The unity of Sikhs

    • B. 

      About training Sikhs as a militant organisation

    • C. 

      Sikhism as a religion

    • D. 

      The brotherhood of man

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