General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian History MCQ Part 13

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Q. The famous Mohali lran Pillar Inscription describes the conquest of:

(a) Samudragupta

(b) Chandragupta II

(c) Chandragupta Maury

(d) Chandra of Indraprastha

Q. The Gupta king, who is known in there Indian Legends as Vikramaditya, was:

(a) Chandragupta

(b) Samudragupta

(c) Chandragupta II

(d) Skandagupta’s

Q. The Chines traveler Fa – hyena visited India and left a detailed account of the reign of:

(a) Samudragupta

(b) Chandragupta

(c) Kumargupta I

(d) Skandagupta’s

Q. Which of the following was the most marked feature of the religious life of the Gupta period?

(a) Brahmanism was in ascendancy

(b) The Gupta kings revived the practice of Asvamedha sacrifices

(c) A large number of Purina’s were written during the period

(d) Buddhism was in a flourishing state

Q. The Gupta Age is regarded as the ‘Per clean Age’, the ‘Elizabethan Age’. Who of the following great Sanskrit scholars did not flourish during the period?

(A) Kailas

(b) Base

(c) Sudraka’s

(d) Vishakhadatta

Q. The Gupta arties had attained the highest perfection in:

(a) Architecture

(b) Sculpture

(c) Terracotta’s

(d) Painting

Q. the most important reason (s) for the decline of the Gupta Empire was / were:

(a) Invasions of the Hunas

(b) Weak later Gupta rulers

(c) Independence of the later Gupta rulers

(d) All the above

Q. After the decline of the Guavas, which of the following cities of North India emerged as “The center of political gravity” of North India”?

(a) Ajmer

(b) Kannauj

(c) Dharma

(d) Delhi

Q. Match the following rulers ruling dynasties of North India with the centers of their power, on the basis of code given below

Match the Following Rulers Ruling Dynasties of North India with the Centres of Their Power, on the Basis of Code Given Below
Match the following rulers ruling dynasties of North India with the centres of their power, on the basis of code given below

List – I

List – II

A. Maukharis

1. Thanesvar

B. Pushyabhutis or Vardakas

2. Kannauj

C. Susana

3. Valabhai Gujarat

D. Maracas Gauda

4. Bengal

(a) 2 1 3 4

(b) 1 2 4 3

(c) 3 4 2 1

(d) 4 2 3 1

Q. The Chines traveler Hone Tsang, called the ‘Prince of Pilgrims’, visited India during the reign of:

(a) Harsha

(b) Chandragupta II

(c) Dharmapala

(d) Deva Pala

Q. Harshcharita, the biography of Harsher, was written by:

(a) Bannerghatta

(b) Sudraka’s

(c) Sri Harsher

(d) Gunadhya

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