Quiz 318 : Ancient Indian History For General Studies Civil Services Examination

1.Which among the following work was originally called Jaya Kavya?
(A)Ramayan
(B)Mahabharata
(C)Aitreya Brahaman
(D)Manu Smriti
(E)yajnavalkya Samhita

2.Which among the following Buddhist work is written in Sanskrit?
(A)Mahavamsha
(B)Deepavamsha
(C)Divyadan
(D)Milinda Panho
(E)Anguttar Nikaya

3.Which among the following is not a Jain Text ?
(A)Acganarang Sutta
(B)Bhagwati Sutta
(C)Utar Puran
(D)Manjushri Moolkalpa
(E)Parishista Parva

4.What is the number of Richas in Rigveda?
(A)1810
(B)731
(C)5839
(D)10580
(E)11259

5.Vajasneya belongs to the following Veda?
(A)Yajurveda
(B)Atharvaveda
(C)Sama Veda
(D)Rigveda
(E)None of them

6.Bhagwati Sutra gives the valuable information about the life of which of the following?
(A)Buddha
(B)Mahavira
(C)Ajatshatru
(D)Meander
(E)Chandragupta Maurya

7.In Rigveda the rivers Ganga & Yamuna are mentioned as below:
(A)Yamuna Once, Ganga Thrice
(B)Yamuna Thrice, Ganga Once
(C)Ganga Twice , Yamuna Once
(D)Yamuna Thrice, Ganga Twice
(E)Yamuna Twice, Ganga Twice

8.Which among the following Brahaman gave an account of agricultural operations for a season?
(A)Aitreya
(B)Satpatha
(C)kaushitaki
(D)Panchvimsh
(E)Jaiminiya

9.Nakulin or Lakulin is considered to be a founder of which of the following sects?
(A)Pashupat
(B)Saiva
(C)Kapalika
(D)Kalamukhas
(E)None of them

10.Who among the following rulers conquered the Anga Mahajanpada and merged it with Magadha ?
(A)Chandragupta Maurya
(B)Asoka
(C)Bimbisara
(D)Ajatshatru
(E)None of them

11.Which among the following was not a republic ?
(A)Sakyas
(B)Koliyas
(C)Bhaggas
(D)Asavka
(E)Moriya

12.Which among the following was the most famous learning centre during maurya Period?
(A)Ujjain
(B)Taxila
(C)Nalanda
(D)Vikramsila
(E)Kashi

13.Who among the following was commander in chief of Brihadratha?
(A)Agnimitra
(B)Pushyamitra Sunga
(C)Vasumitra
(D)Muladeva
(E)Bhagvata

14.What was the name of the judges and judicial officers in Satvahana Dynasty?
(A)Amatya
(B)Rajukas
(C)Bhoja
(D)Gamika
(E)Heranikas

15.How the hero of Malvikagnimitra of Kalidasa was related to Pushyamitra Sunga?
(A)His son
(B)His grandson
(C)His father
(D)His brother
(E)None of them

16.Which of the following Chinise rulers built the great wall of China?
(A)Pan Chao
(B)Pu Yi
(C)Wang Hsu Tsi
(D)Qin Shi Huang
(E)None of them

17.In which was the following texts of Kalidasa , Sati system has been mentioned?
(A)Raghuvamsa
(B)Kumārasambhava
(C)Ṛitusaṃhāra
(D)Meghadūta
(E)Mālavikāgnimitram

18.At which of the following places Aphsad inscription has been found which gives account of later Guptas?
(A)Bhagalpur
(B)Gaya
(C)Bhubneshwar
(D)Alwar
(E)Bhabhru

19.Who among the following has been mentioned as Maharajadhiraja and a Lion to the Huna Deer by Banabhatta?
(A)Harshavarshana
(B)Prabhakarvardhana
(C)Yashovardhana
(D)Grahavarman.
(E)None of them

20.What is the meaning of a Prasati ?
(A)It was an inscription
(B)It was a copper Plate
(C)It was a Royal Charter on metal plate
(D)It was a Eulogy of a King
(E)It was a private endowment

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  • abhijot
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    sir isn’t the Taxila the famous learning center during Mauryan period ..

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    sir,at some site like wiki.answer.com answer is nalanda as important center of learning but at some other its taxila as in preservearticle.com.sir please make it clear to us .as the same ques has been asked in ukpsc.

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