General Studies: Important for Exam: Ancient Indian History MCQ Part 5

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Q. Asoka was sent by his father Bindusara to curb a revolt at

(a) Axilla

(b) Ujjain

(c) Vadis

(d) Praying

Q. Match the following:

Match the Following
Match the following

List – I

List – II

A. Rudradaman

1. Hunan

B. Mihirakula

2. Keshena

C. Menander

3. Saka

D. Kadphises II

4. Indo Greek

(a) 3 1 4 2

(b) 1 3 2 4

(c) 4 4 1 3

(d) 2 1 4 1

Q. Who among the following foreign travelers refers to the lost glory of Pataliputra?

(a) Fabien

(b) Heian Tsang

(c) Megasthenes

(d) Marco polo

Q. Which of the following statement 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 Asoka?

(a) Religious toleration

(b) Promotion of art and architecture

(c) Codification of civil and criminal law

(d) Spread of Buddhisin ideas to Sri Lanka

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

(a) Semites

(b) Smriti

(c) Upanishads

(d) Brahman as

Q. Which of the following is correct?

(a) The tenth mandala of Rig-Veda refers to the emergence of four Jotas.

(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 rituals 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 Cholas 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 statement 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 with good drainage system.

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

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