Ancient Indian History MCQs

Multiple Choice Quiz Questions (MCQs) on Ancient Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations. These questions are part of GKToday’s 35000+ MCQs Bank Course in GKToday Android App

1. Menander I, the famous Indo-Greek ruler set up his capital at which place?

[A] Sialkot
[B] Pathankot
[C] Rajkot
[D] Sialdah

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2. What symbol represents birth of Gautama Buddha?

[A] Bodh tree
[B] Lotus
[C] Horse
[D] Wheel

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3. The Vikramshila University was set up by which ruler of Pala dynasty?

[A] Dharmapala
[B] Ramapala
[C] Gopala
[D] Kumarpala

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4. At which among the following sites, first evidence of cultivation of cotton has been found?

[A] Piklihal
[B] Hathonora
[C] Mehrgarh
[D] Ghaligai

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5. Which among the following was the last ruler of Gupta empire?

[A] Vishnugupta
[B] Chandragupta II
[C] Buddhagupta
[D] Kumaragupta II

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6. Which among the following ruler is known for Junagarh Rock Inscription?

[A] Rudradaman I
[B] Jivadaman
[C] Damajadasri
[D] Jayadaman

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7. Who among the following is compiled the work “Ravanavadham”?

[A] Bhatti
[B] Kalidasa
[C] Bhasa
[D] Banabhatta

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8. The famous Gayatri mantra is addressed to which of the following vedic goddess?

[A] Aditi
[B] Saraswati
[C] Savitri
[D] Laxmi

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9. Hemis festival is dedicated to Lord Padmasambhava (Gur Rimpoche) venerated as the representative reincarnate of Buddha. In which part of India it is held every year?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Assam
[C] Ladakh
[D] Orissa

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10. Which among the following sites of Indus Valley Civilization marks the “Absence of Mother goddess figurines” ?

[A] Lothal
[B] Kalibangan
[C] Rangpur
[D] Harappa

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