Quiz 138 : Indian History : Ancient India
1."Gayatri Mantra" has been mentioned in which of the Vedas?
3.Which among the following system in the Vedic Age has provided for a marriage of a childless widow with the brother of blood relation of her deceased husband for the sake of progeny ?
4.Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether (sky) these are the panchtatvas (5 elements) and when they combine they give rise to new objects. This is a principle of which of the Vedic philosophies?
5.Which among the following Mahajanpada was located on the junction of two famous ancient Indian Trade routes - Uttarpatha and Dakshinpatha?
6.In which of the following modern State, most of the 24 Tirthankar of Jainism attained nirvana?
7.King Prasenjita was a contemporary and friend of Lord Buddha. He was a king of ________?
8.Which among the following is true about Buddha?
(A)He accepted existence of God
(B)He didn't accept existence of God
(C)He neither accepted nor rejected the existence of God
9.Which among the following gives an account of the declining phase of Moryan Rule?
(A)Arthashastra of Kotilya
(B)Mudrarakshasha of Vishakhadatta
(C)Malvikagnimitra of Kalidasa
10.In which of the following works is mentioned the conspiracy hatched by Pushyamitra Shunga to eliminate the last Mauryan King Brihadratha?
(A)Mahabhasya of patanjali
(B)Rajtarangini of Kalhan
(C)Harshacharita of Baanbhatta
11.Which among the following was main item of revenue during Maurya Period?
12.After kalinga war Ashoka abandoned the policy of Bherighosha and adopted the policy of Dhammaghosha. What were the terms used for these two policies?
(A)Physical Acquisition & Cultural Acquisition
(B)Physical Acquisition & Religious Propagation
(C)Army Attacks & Religious Attacks
13.The railings of the Sanchi Stupa were made during ?
14.Gautami Putra Satkarni was a famous ________King?
15.Kharvela who constructed caves in the Udaigri for jain Monks was a ruler belonging to which dynasty ?
16.Milinda-Panho is a pali text which record discussion between Milinda and Nagsena. Milinda was a ________?
(C)Indo Greek Ruler
17.Which among the following term described the Chief Justice in the Gupta Age?
18.Which group among the following includes the works of Kalidasa?
(A)Raghuvansa, Ritusamhara & Meghduta
(B)Raghuvansa, Ritusamhara , Meghduta & Malvikagnimitra
(C)Raghuvansa, Ritusamhara , Meghduta , Malvikagnimitra, Abhigyanshakuntalam, Vikramorvashiyam
19.The Royal seal of Guptas bore the emblem of _________?
(B)Mayura ( Peacock)
20.Devichandraguptam was a work of _________?