General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian History MCQ Part 58

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Q. The greatest Saka ruler of India, who was the great conqueror, is said to have gained fame by being well – versed in grammar, polity, logic, music, etc. and had taken a vow not to kill men except in battle, was:

(a) Chasten

(b) Mahayana

(c) Rudrasimha

(d) Rudradaman

Q. The greatest Susana ruler, whose contribution to Buddhism was even greater than that of Asoka, was:

(a) Kadphises

(b) Avishkar

(d) Havisham

Q. The fourth and the last Buddhist Council held at Jullundur was convened by:

(a) Asoka

(b) Menander

(c) Kanishka

(d) Havisham

Q. A foreign rule of India, who issued gold coins for the first time in India and honored the deities of the Greek, Sumerian, Zoroastrian and Hindu religions by depicting them on his coins, was

(a) Menander

(b) Demetrius

(c) Mahayana

(d) Kanishka l

Q. The first image of the Buddha was carved during the reign of:

(a) Asoka

(b) Pushy Mitra Sunga

(c) Kanishka L

(d) Menander

Q. The Gandhara – Mathura School of art, which flourished during the Kisan period, had the foreign influence of:

(a) Greece

(b) Rome

(c) Both (a) and (b) above

(d) China

Q. During the reign of Kanishka I, Buddhism for the first time went to china and from China it went to:

(a) Burma and Tibet

(b) Thailand and Cambodia

(c) Korea and Japan

(d) Indonesia and Vietnam

Q. Who of the following was the Personal physician of Kanishka and also the author of a famous treatise on the Indian system of medicine?

(a) Charka

(b) Susrutha

(c) Nagarjuna

(d) Agesilaos

Q. The worship of images in India began during the ----------------period.

(a) Maryann

(b) Sunga

(c) Kisan

(d) Gupta

Q. Some of the best and most preserved sculptures of the Susana period have been recently unearthed from:

(a) Taxicab

(b) Mathura

(c) Singhal

(d) Pataliputra

Q. The earliest stratum of the history of the Tamils is known as:

(a) Chula Age

(b) Panda van Age

(c) Sang am Age

(d) Pal lava Age

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