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. Chapter wise questions are available in GKToday’s Academy Android App. Download Now.

81. Which of the following was the official language of the Satavahanas?

[A] Sanskrit
[B] Prakrit
[C] Persian
[D] Pali

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82. Which of the following rulers of the Kushan period adopted the title ‘Devputra’?

[A] Kadphises I
[B] Vima Kadphises
[C] Kanishka
[D] Vasudeva II

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83. Which of the following Buddhist scholars compiled Mahavibhasa?

[A] Charaka
[B] Mathara
[C] Vasumitra
[D] Nagarjuna

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84. Which of the following is referred to as the ‘Napoleon’ of India?

[A] Maharaja Ghatotkacha
[B] Chandragupta – I
[C] Samudragupta
[D] Skandagupta

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85. The Prayag Prashasti divides Samudragupta’s opponents into which of the following categories?
1. Rulers slain
2. Frontier kings
3. Rulers defeated
4. Distant kings
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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86. Which of the following ruler served as both  Mahadandanayaka as well as a Mahasandhivigrahika?

[A] Chandragupta I
[B] Samudragupta
[C] Skandagupta
[D] Chandragupta II

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87. Which of the following are the works of Kalidasa?
1) Meghaduta
2) Abhijyanashakuntalam
3) Mrichchhkatikam
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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88. Which of the following is the writer of the play Mrichchhkatikam?

[A] Kalidas
[B] Shudraka
[C] Vishakhadatta
[D] Dandin

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89. “Kshetra” referred to which of the following during the Gupta period?

[A] Cultivatable land
[B] Waste land
[C] Jungle or forest land
[D] Habitable land

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90. The villages that were granted to secular parties who also administered them for religious purposes were known as?

[A] Agrahara Grants
[B] Devagrahara Grants
[C] Bali
[D] Vata-bhuta

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