Ancient Indian History MCQs

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51. What was “Halivakara” in the Gupta Era?
[A] A kind of Tax
[B] A kind of Play
[C] A kind of Instrument
[D] A kind of Tribe

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52. Who among the following succeeded Pushyamitra Shunga?
[A] Agnimitra
[B] Sujyestha
[C] Vajramitra
[D] Devbhuti

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53. Which of the following dynasty was ruling in India, when Alexander invaded India?
[A] Nanda Dynasty
[B] Shunga Dynasty
[C] Maurya Dynasty
[D] Shishunaga Dynasty

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54. In Greek texts, who among the following has been mentioned as Amitrochates?
[A] Bimbisara
[B] Bindusara
[C] Kautilya
[D] Asoka

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55. 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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56. 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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57. 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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58. In which year, Nalanda University was finally destroyed?
[A] 993 AD
[B] 1093 AD
[C] 1193 AD
[D] 1293 AD

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59. Which among the following is/ are considered to be the first tangible evidence of expansion of Buddhism?
[A] Statues of Buddha
[B] Edicts of Ashoka
[C] Mahavibhasa
[D] Jataka Tales

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60. Which among the following was the capital of Vatsa Mahajanapada?
[A] Mathura
[B] Bairath
[C] Kausambi
[D] Kashi

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