Ancient Indian History General Knowledge Questions
Who among the following was propounder of the Madhyamika Philosophy?
Nagarjuna (ca. 2nd or 3rd century) was a patriarch of Mahayana and the founder of Madhyamika School.
Which of the following Rigvedic deities represented Storm?
Aryans, The Vedic Age – Religion : They personified force of nature and worshipped them as Vayu (air), Maruts (storm), Indra (rain), Varuna (water), Surya (sun), Agni (fire), Prithvi (earth), Aranyani (forest) etc.
The place Dharanikota in South India is related to which ancient dynasty?
Dharanikota is a town near Amaravati in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh in India, It is the site of the ancient Dhanyakataka which was the capital of the Satavahana kingdom which ruled in the Deccan around the 1st to 3rd centuries A.D.
Pushkalavati was capital of which of the following acient Kingdoms?
Pushkalavati was capital of ancient Kingdom of Gandhara. Its ruins are currently located in Charsadda, Pakistan, located in Peshawar valley in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (formerly NWFP). Pushkalavati was home of the Sanskrit grammarian Panini.
“_____________is believed to mark the main site of Hastinapur, which was capital of Kauravas and Pandava The imperial gazetteer of India quotes about which of the following places? [A]Delhi [B]Ghaziabad [C]Meerut [D]Faridabad
“Revere all the Buddhas, revere the dharma, revere the sangha” Which among the following quotes this _________? [A]Allahabad Pillar Inscription [B]Asoka Edict XII [C]Asoka Edict X [D]Mathura Lion capital
Mathura Lion capital
What was the capital of Surasena Mahajanpada? [A]Viratnagar [B]Mathura [C]Taxila [D]Kashi
In which of the following Russo-Persian wars Russia was defeated? [A]first [B]second [C]third [D]none
There was a series of 4 Russo-Persian wars in 1722-23, 1796, 1804, 1826-28 and all of the Russia was victorious.
World’s first oil paintings have been found in which of the following countries? [A]India [B]Pakistan [C]Afghanistan [D]Iran
Afghanistan, Bamiyan caves
Begram in Afghanistan was a capital of which of the following kings? [A]Kanishka [B]Asoka [C]Chandragupta Maurya [D]Samudragupta