Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 26

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Q. Which Magadha ruler is said to have shifted the capital from Rajagriha to Pataliputra?

(a) Dayan

(b) Kakavarin

(c) Chandragupta Maura

(d) Bimbisara

Answer: B

Q. Which Magadha ruler is said to have fallen in love with Amravati, a famous dancer of Visalia?

(a) Bindusara

(b) Mahapadma

(c) Ajatasetru

(d) Sisunagas

Answer: C

Q. Arrange the following Magadha dynasties in the chronological order:

(I) Nanas

(II) Sisunagas

(III) Maury՚s

(IV) Haryana՚s

Chose the answer from the codes below:

(a) II, I, IV& III

(b) IV, II, III & I

(c) III, I, IV & II

(d) IV, II, I & III

Answer: D

Q. Match the following:

Peoples and It՚s Relations
List IList II
1. SuddhodhanaA. Buddha՚s cousin
2. SiddharthaB. The sage who taught meditation to Buddha
3. Alarm KalamaC. Buddha՚s original name
4. DeviateD. Buddha՚s son
5. RahulE. Buddha՚s father

Codes: 1.2. 3.4. 5

(a) E C B A D

(b) A D C E B

(c) E B C A D

(d) B E D C A

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following is not one of the four Noble Truths taught by the Buddha?

(a) The world is full of sorrows.

(b) Desires cause all sorrows.

(c) If desires are conquered, all sorrows can be eliminated.

(d) The only way this can be done is by following the three- fold path.

Answer: C

Q. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

Place and Buddha՚s Work
(a) SenathBuddha՚s birth place
(b) Luminathe place where Buddha got enlightened
(c) Bodhgayathe place where he taught his first sermon
(d) KusinagarBuddha՚s death place

Answer: D

Q. Match the list I wish list II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:

Buddhist Councils and Places
List IList II
(Buddhist Councils)(Places)
1. FirstA. Pataliputra
2. SecondB. Girivraja
3. ThirdC. Kashmir
4. FourthD. Visalia

Codes: 1.2. 3.4.

(a) D B C A

(b) B D C A

(c) D B A C

(d) B D A C

Answer: D

Q. Match list I wish List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

Table of Buddhist Literatur and Its Philosopher
List IList II
1. Buddha charityA. Magazine
2. SutralanRaraB. Ashvaghosha
3. MelindaC. Nagarjuna panko
4. Madhyamika karakaD. Asana

Codes: 1.2. 3.4

(a) C A B D

(b) A B D C

(c) D C B A

(d) B D A C

Answer: D