General Studies: Important for Exam: Ancient Indian History MCQ Part 28

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Q. Which of the following statements regarding Buddha are incorrect?

1. He was born at Kapilavastu.

2. He delivered his first sermon at Senath

3. He believed that the main cause of human suffering is ‘desire’

4. He suggested that ‘desire’ could be controlled through meditation.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 3 and 4

(d) 1 and 4

Q. Which one of the following was not the contribution of Atoka?

(a) Religion toleration

(b) Promotion of art and architecture

(c) Codification of civil and criminal law

(d) Spread by Buddhist ideas to Sri Lanka

Q. Which of the following are not included in the Vedic literature?

(a) Semites

(b) Smriti

(c) Upanishads

(d) Brahmans

Q. Which of the following is correct?

(a) There tenth mandrel of Rig-Veda refers to the emergence of four Justas.

(b) Untouchability was a common feature during the Rig Vedic period.

(c) The ladies during the Rig Vedic times were allowed to take part in local assemblies called Sabha and Samiti.

(d) Rig-Veda refers to a number of ritual connected will agriculture.

Q. Which of the following regions was not included in the Asoka dominions?

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Afghanistan

(c) Gujarat

(d) Andhra Pradesh

Q. Which one of the following choler kings not only conquered Sri Lanka but also made conquests in Sumatra and Malaya Peninsula?

(a) Raja I

(b) Narendra I

(c) Rajadhiraja I

(d) Kulottunga I

Q. Which of the following statements is correct?

(a) The early Vedic people had close commercial contacts with the Mesopotamian culture.

(b) A number of Vedic coins such as nistar, stamina etc. have been found in the excavations.

(c) The early Vedic people lived in the burnt – brick houses weigh good drainage system.

(d) The early Vedic people used ochre colored pottery which was inferior to Harappan pottery in fabric and design.

Q. The stupa at Sancho was first constructed during the reign of

(a) Atoka

(b) Kanishka

(c) Dsaratha

(d) Sambuca

Q. Which one of the following kings was the contemporary of the famous grammarian Patanjali?

(a) Gautamiputra Satakarni

(b) Pushy Mitra Surge

(c) Rudradaman

(d) Kanishka

Q. Which of the following is correctly matched?

(a) Mireya – Hinayanism Buddhism

(b) Gisela – Jainism

(c) Alkalis – Linguists

(d) Pradyumna – Bhagavatism

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