Quiz 448: Indian History for Public Service Examinations

1.Which of the following Chinese pilgrim gives account of the First Gupta Ruler?
(A)Fa Hien
(B)Huen Tsang
(D)None of them

2.In which of the following clans Chandragupta I was married into?

3.We find the coins of a very less known prince called Kacha. Kacha is considered to have been from which of the following dynasties?

4.Bring out the only incorrect statement:
(A)National Judicial Academy is located at Bhopal
(B)Justice MM Punchi Commission is related to Centre state relations
(C)India became a party to the UN in 1945
(D)Indian Parliament is based upon the principle of Dyarchy

5.In the Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta Era, the sudras spoke which among the following languages?

6.Who among the following was known to have worked in Medicine?

7.What was the name of the silver coins issued by Guptas?

8.Most of the Greeks, Kushanas & Shakas embraced Buddhism rather than Hinduism. This was because of the fact that ____?
(A)Buddhism has risen and it eclipsed Hinduism
(B)A policy of war and violence was to be renounced before embracing Buddhism
(C)Hinduism was caste ridden and was not able to attract them
(D)It was easy to access to Indian society by embracing Buddhism

9.The port of Tamralipti in the Gupta Era was located in which of the following parts of India?
(A)North India
(B)South India
(C)Western India
(D)Eastern India

10.Which among the following is not considered to be a Noble Truth as per the Buddhist Traditions?
(B)Dukha Samudaya
(C)Dukha Bhanjana
(D)Dukha Nirodha gaminipatha

11.Which among the following is considered to be the official law book of the Guptas?
(B)Parashara Smriti
(C)Yajnavalkya Smriti
(D)Vyasa Smriti

12.Which among the following was the earliest drama of Kalidasa?

13.Which among the following was the location of the Second Buddhist Council ?
(D)Kundal Vana

14.Which of the following Indian playwright was imitated by Ceylon King Kumaradasa, the author of Janakiharana?

15.Which among the following scheme was NOT started in the Eighth Five Year Plan?
(A)Members of parliament Local Area Development
(B)Scheme for Infrastructural Development in Mega Cities
(C)Mahila Samridhi Yojna
(D)Jawahar Rozgar Yojana

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  • Anonymous

    i think ans for Q8. is 'c' and not 'd'……..
    can u plz clear it………
    thank u..

  • Anonymous

    I think ans for q.5 is c not b

  • yup

    For q.5 ans is c and for q8 ans is again c

  • mandeep

    nice quiz