Indian History MCQ: General Studies Important for Uttar Pradesh PSC Exam Part 57

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Q. Who of the following foreigners invaded India first, after the decline of the Maryann Empire?

(a) Bactrian Greeks (Havana՚s)

(b) Scythians (Sakes)

(c) Parthians (Paha lavas)

(d) Kansans (Yuen – chis)

Q. Who usurped power from the Maury՚s after killing the last ruler Brihadratha?

(a) Pushyamitra Sunga

(b) Agnimitra

(c) Vasumitra

(d) Jyesthamitra

Q. The Sunga՚s who supplanted the Maury՚s were believed to be:

(a) Brahmans

(b) Kshatriyas

(c) Vishay՚s

(d) Shards

Q. Two great Buddhist stupas rebuilt during the Sunga period were:

(a) Sancho and Bharuch

(b) Dhammekh stupa at Senath and the stupa at Singhal

(c) Amravati and Nagarjuna Konda

(d) Kapilavastu and Sarcastic

Q. the most famous Indo – Greek ruler of India, famous for his sense of Justice and dialogues with a Buddhist monk Magazine (as described in the Buddhist work Milling Panton) , was:

(a) Demetrius

(b) Menander

(c) Eueratides

(d) Helices

Q. The first great empire to the south of the Vindhyas was of the:

(a) Cholas

(b) Cheraw

(c) Pandya՚s

(d) Stavahana

Q. Partisan or modern Pathan, the capital of the Stavahana (also known as Andhra Bharatgas or Andhra Satauahanas) was located in the Present – day:

(a) Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh

(b) Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh

(c) Aurangabad district of Maharashtra

(d) Nasik district of Maharashtra

Q. The greatest claim to fame of the Stavahana is on account of:

(a) Pursuing a tolerant religious policy and giving common patronage to Buddhism and Brahmanism

(b) Adoption of Procrit as their court language in preference to Sanskrit

(c) Great economic prosperity and brisk inland and foreign trade

(d) Great contribution to India art as evidenced from the art of Amravati and Nagarjuna Konda

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