Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (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.

11. Who presided Fourth Buddhist Council?

[A] Mahakassapa
[B] Vasumitra
[C] Moggliputra Tissa
[D] Sabakami

Show Answer

12. Which among the following Buddhist scripture deals in the teachings of Buddhism?

[A] Abhidhamma Pitaka
[B] Vinay Pitaka
[C] Sutta Pitaka
[D] Both b & c

Show Answer

13. Which among the following Buddhist scripture deals in the moral code of conduct?

[A] Abhidhamma Pitaka
[B] Vinay Pitaka
[C] Sutta Pitaka
[D] None of them

Show Answer

14. Which among the following Bodhisattva holds thunderbolt?

[A] Vajrapani
[B] Manjushri
[C] Maitreya
[D] Amitabha

Show Answer

15. In which among the following sacrifices, the sacrificial materials used was sura in Vedic Era?

[A] Agnistoma
[B] Rajasuya
[C] Sautramani
[D] Vajapeya

Show Answer

16. Who among the following was the author of Abhidhamma treatise Kathavatthu?

[A] Mah-a kassapa
[B] Mahinda
[C] Milinda
[D] Moggaliputta Tissa.

Show Answer

17. The Kushans issues the coins made of __? 1. Gold 2. Silver 3. Copper Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

Show Answer

18. Which among the following is / are the terms used for coins of the Gupta period? 1. Dinara 2. Dramma 3. Rupaka 4. Suvarna Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] 4 only
[B]
[C] 1, 4
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4

Show Answer

19. The inscriptions of Ashoka and the Brahmi script were deciphered by ___?

[A] Alexander Cunningham
[B] James Princep
[C] Max Muller
[D] Mortimer Wheeler

Show Answer

20. At which place Mahavira attained Niravana?

[A] Pavapuri
[B] Kundagram
[C] Vaishali
[D] Rajgriha

Show Answer

Advertisement

Kindly help us to keep GKToday updated and error free. Use this form to report error or outdated information in questions. We shall rectify asap...