Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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21. Which century Gautama Buddha was born in?

[A] 4th century BC
[B] 5th century BC
[C] 6th century BC
[D] 7th century BC

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22. Which of the following Pala Kings founded the Vikramshila University?

[A] Gopala
[B] Dharmapala
[C] Devapala
[D] Mahendrapala

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23. As per the Hindu Philosophy, what is the number of articles under the restraints and practices (Yamas and Niyamas)?

[A] 5
[B] 15
[C] 20
[D] 36

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24. Tanjore , Anhilwada, Dhara & Kanauj were the capitals of respectively which among the following dynasties?

[A] Pratihara, Parmara, Solanki, Chola
[B] Chola, Solanki, Parmara, Pratihara
[C] Pandya, Solanki, Pratihara, Chola
[D] Chola, Parmara, Pratihara, Solanki

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25. Konark Temples are related to which of the following dynasties ?

[A] Ganga
[B] Pallavas
[C] Chandelas
[D] Cholas

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26. Aihole is called the cradle of Indian temple architecture. Which among the following dynasty is related to the construction of magnificent temples in Aihole?

[A] Chalukya
[B] Chola
[C] Chera
[D] None of the above

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27. Shatapatha Brahmana belongs to which of the following Vedas?

[A] Krishna Yajurveda
[B] Shukla Yajurveda
[C] Rigveda
[D] Samaveda

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28. The ancient city of Raj Griha which is modern Rajgir near Patna was built by which of the following kings?

[A] Bimbisara
[B] Ajatshatru
[C] Prasenjit
[D] Ashoka

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29. Which of the following two towns of Indus valley Civilization were located on the bank of Ghagghar River?

[A] Harappa & Rojari
[B] Harappa & Mohen jo Dero
[C] Kalibanga and Banwali
[D] Rangpur and Surkotda

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30. In which of the following Buddhist Councils , the compilation of Dhamma Pitaka and Sutta Pitaka took Place?

[A] 1st
[B] 2nd
[C] 3rd
[D] 4th

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