Quiz 295 : Indian History , Ancient India

1.On which of the following systems of Hindu Philosophy , Shankaracharya wrote commentary in 9th century AD?
(A)Sankhya
(B)Vaisheshika
(C)Yoga
(D)Mimansa
(E)Uttarmimansa

2.Which among the following Kavya of Sanskrit, deal with court intrigues & access to power of Chandragupta Maurya?
(A)Mrichhakatika
(B)Ritusamhara
(C)Kumarasambhava
(D)Mudrarakshahsa
(E)None of them

3.Four mattas in the four corners of India were founded by ___?
(A)Shankaracharya
(B)Ramanujacharya
(C)Bhaskaracharya
(D)Madhavacharya
(E)None of them

4.Which among the following is not a correct pair?
(A)Ellora Caves – Rastrakuta Rulers
(B)Mahabalipuram – Pallava Rulers
(C)Khajuraho – Chandellas
(D)Elephanta Caves – Mauyra Era
(E)All are correct

5.Which among the following are the earliest examples of Rock Cut architecture in Ancient India?
(A)Barbara Caves
(B)Elephanta caves
(C)Kanheri Caves
(D)Ajanta Caves
(E)Ellora Caves

6.Who among the following assumed the titles of sakayavanpallavanidusana (destroyer of saka, yavana and pallavas) and Trisamudrapittoyvahana (one whose horses had drunk waters from 3 oceans) ?
(A)Gautami Putra satkarni
(B)Simuka
(C)Rudra daman I
(D)Vijaya
(E)None of them

7.To which of the following parvas of Mahabharata, Bhagvatgita Belongs?
(A)Vana parva
(B)Bhishma parva
(C)Drone Parva
(D)Shanti parva
(E)Karna parva

8.Who among the following wrote Priyadarshika?
(A)Prabhakarvardhana
(B)Banabhatta
(C)Harshavardhana
(D)Yashovardhana
(E)Matanga

9.Which among the following is not correctly matched ?
(A)Yogsutra – Patanjali
(B)Ashtadhyayi – Panini
(C) Bhashya- Shankara
(D)Rajatarangini – Kalhan
(E)Hitopadesha- Vishnu Sharma

10.The eighth-century tripartite power struggle was among which of the following?
(A)Cholas, Rastrakutas and Yadavas,
(B)Chalukyas, Pallavas and Pandyas
(C)Cholas, Pandyas and Chalukyas
(D) Chalukyas, Pallavas and Yadavas
(E) Chalukyas, Yadavas and Cholas

11.Which among the following dynasty is credited for establishing peace in the country after the decline of maurya Empire?
(A)Pallavas
(B)Cholas
(C)Saatvahanas
(D)Vakatakas
(E)None of them

12.The word coromandal cost has been derived from the kingdom of which of the following?
(A)Cheras
(B)Cholas
(C)Pallavas
(D)Pandyas
(E)None of them

13.Which among the following is not correct ?
(A)The capital of pandyas was Madurai
(B)The capital of Cheras was Vanchi
(C)Capital of the Videha Kingdom – Mithila
(D)Capital of Gahadwal Dynasty – Kannauj
(E)All matched correctly

14.Which among the following statement is INCORRECT?
(A)Vijay sen was the most famous and powerful king of Sen Dynasty
(B)Samanta Sen was the founder of Sen Dynasty
(C)Samanta Sen was the son of Hemanta Sen
(D)Adbhutta Sagara was a work of Ballal Sen
(E)All are correct

15.Which among the following represents incorrect founder of a dynasty?
(A)Parmar Dynasty – Upendra Raja
(B)Chandela Dynasty – Nannuka
(C)Kalachuri Dynasty – Gangeyadev
(D)Solanki Dynasty – Mularaja I
(E)All matched correctly

16.After the attack of Mahmud of Ghazanavi, who among the following reconstructed the Somnath Temple?
(A)Bhimraja -I
(B)Bhimdev
(C)Mularaj I
(D)Jay Singh Siddharaaj
(E)None of them

17.The varaha Temple at mamallapuram was built by which of the following?
(A)Singh Vishnu
(B)Mahendra varmana I
(C)Narsimhavarmana -I
(D)Aditya I
(E)None of them

18.Which among the following is the main feature of Dravida Style of Temple architecture?
(A)Gopuram
(B)Garbha Griha
(C)Vimana & Shikhara
(D)Manastambha
(E)All of above

19.Hymns composed by which among the following rulers have been incorporated in Guru Grantha sahib of Sikhs?
(A)Jaydev
(B)Swami Haridas
(C)Namdev
(D)Dhyaneshwar
(E)None of them

20.Which among the following is also called encyclopedia of Buddhism?
(A)Buddhacharita
(B)Mahavibhasa
(C)Milinda Panho
(D)Vinayapitaka
(E)Abhidhammapitaka

« »
Download GKToday's Android App for Current Affairs updates and quizzes.

Archive of GK Quiz / Questions Date wise    Subject wise

Comments

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    the format of giving explanations wid ans is really appreciable

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    The questions are really very very nice.but i need help of any one on this site.i want to know that i am new to this site so i am not getting that where to start from…..plz plz plz plz anyone help me…i will be very thankful to that person….from yukti

  • DIVYA
    Reply

    @Yukti..

    I think 1st subscribe to this site.. so that u' l start getting the updates.. then instead of starting afresh now take up all the daily quiz so tat u can learn therefrom..side by side start updating urselves on notes given on subjects in this site and also others too if u want and then try out prev question papers too.. i think tat would be one way to start ahead…
    Divya

  • Ganesh
    Reply

    really its very useful to one who want to achieve

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    to Divya

    Thanks a lot for giving answer for my question….and thanks for ur suggestion too.i will do it….thanks a lot.

    From Yukti

  • Amit
    Reply

    the answer of the question no 10 – rastrakutas , palas and pratihars

  • mohan
    Reply

    Tripartite struggle during 8th century was among palas, rashtrakuta and pratiharas.

    palas and pratiharas had desire for kannauj. At that time rashtrakuta king ataacked both of them .

  • nilam
    Reply

    Realy useful for exam