Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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31. Which among the following is considered to be the official law book of the Guptas?

[A] Manusmriti
[B] Parashara Smriti
[C] Yajnavalkya Smriti
[D] Vyasa Smriti

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32. Who among the following was behind the “epoch making” discovery of Arthashastra that altered the false perception of the European scholars that Ancient Indians learnt the art of administration from the Greeks?

[A] R. Shamasastry
[B] C. Sivarama Murti
[C] K. S. Neelakantan Unni
[D] Veturi Prabhakara Sastri

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33. The Golden age of the “Gupta Literary Renaissance” is said to be the reign of whom among the following?

[A] Chandragupta I
[B] Chandragupta II
[C] Kumaragupta
[D] Skandgupta

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34. Which among the following is correct about Bhaddasala?

[A] He was a poet in the court of Chandragupta Maurya
[B] He was the general of the Nanda Army
[C] He was an ambassador of Ceylon King sent to Asoka’s court
[D] He was a playwright in the Gupta Era

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35. Consider the following: 
1. Persian Deities 
2. Greek Deities 
3. Indian Deities 
Which among the above were engraved in the Kushana coins?

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

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36. Gandhara School of art is related to which of the following dynasties?

[A] Shakas
[B] Kushanas
[C] Guptas
[D] Greeks

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37. Select the statement which is NOT correct regarding Kalidasa:

[A] Kalidasa was a renowned Sanskrit poet and dramatist of Gupta period.
[B] He was one of the nine gems in the court of Chandragupta I.
[C] Kumarasambhavam and Ritusamhara are his two epic works.
[D] His plays and poetry are primarily based on Hindu Puranas and philosophy

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38. The temples constructed at Khajuraho are:
1. Jain temples
2. Vaishnavite Temples
3. Saivite Temples
Choose the correct option from the codes given below

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

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39. To perform which among the following functions, Rajukas were appointed by Asoka?

[A] Revenue Functions
[B] Judicial Functions
[C] Religious Functions
[D] Military Functions

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40. Which of the following is not an event in ancient Indian history in BC era?

[A] Foundation of the Indo-Greek empire
[B] Beginning of Vikram samvat Era
[C] Fourth Buddhist Council
[D] Hathigumpha inscription by Kharvela

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