“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
20/03/2023 7:26 PM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

GK MCQ with Answers: Ancient Indian History Set-9

1. In which one of the following do we come across a detailed account of the municipal administration of Mauryas?

A. The Arthashastra of Kautilya

B. The account of Megasthenes

C. The Mudrarakshasa

D. Mauryan inscription

2. The Mehrauli pillar inscription belongs to the period of the:

A. Mauryas

B. Kushanas

C. Sungas

D. Guptas

3. Which one of the following works deals with the history of Kashmir?

A. Gaudavaho

B. Harshacharita

C. Rajatarangini

D. Vikramankadevacharita

4. Which one of the following mentioned division of the Mauryan Society into seven classes?

A. Ashoka’s Edicts

B. Indica

C. Kautilya’s Arthshastra

D. Vishnu Purana

5. The varnas came to be transformed into the hereditary castes during the:

A. Later Vedic period

B. Gupta period

C. Mauryan period

D. Vedic period

6. Consider the following statement(s) what Ajanta Painting portray

I. Buddhist elements

II. Secular aspects

III. Jain culture

Which of these statements is/are correct?

A. Only I

B. Both I and II

C. I, II and III

D. Only III

7. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

A. Hoyasalas : Dwarasamudra

B. Kakatiyas : Warangal

C. Pallavas : Devagiri

D. Chalukyas : Kalyani

8. Which one of the following is associated with the Gupta Age of Indian History?

A. Visit of Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang

B. Significant contribution to Indian astronomy by Aryabhatta

C. Significant contribution to poetry and literature by Banabhatta

D. Macedonian invasion

9. Who among the following wrote commentaries on Harshavardhana’s administration and the   court life in Kannauj?

A. AI-Beruni

B. Fa-Hien

C. Hiuen-Tsang

D. Ibn Batutah

10. The Jaina saint credited with the spread of Jainism in Karnataka (south India) was:

A. Bhadrabahu

B. Adinatha

C. Parshvanatha

D. Mahavira

Question Answer
1. B
2. D
3. C
4. B
5. A
6. A
7. C
8. B
9. C
10. A

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