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

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Q. Which of the following is not a salivated sect?

(a) Pasupathi

(b) KalamuRhas

(c) Kalahari

(d) KapaliRas

Q. Which of the following concept were common to both Buddhism and Jainism?

1. Rejection of the authority of the Vedas

2. Denial of prominent position to Brahmans

3. Belief in the theory of karmas and transmigrations

4. Fast until death as a means of salvation

Select the correct answer from codes given below:

(a) 1,2 and 3

(b) 1,3 and 4

(c) 1,2 and 4

(d) 2,3 and 4

Q. Which of the following text is ascribed to Moggaliputta Tisza, the President of the third Buddhist Council?

(a) Dhammapada

(b) Therigatha

(c) Kathavatthu

(d) Achaean sutra

Q. In Buddhist art, the mahaparnirvana of Buddha is depicted as

(a) Meditating

(b) Siting on a white elephant

(c) Sleeping in a golden chariot

(d) None of the above

Q. The Jettavana which was donated to Buddha by a merchant Ananthapindakas was in the town of

(a) Sarcastic

(b) Vishal

(c) Pataliputra

(d) Rajagriha

Q. Which of the following was the materialistic school of Indian philosophy?

(a) Samkhya

(b) Vedanta

(c) Charkha

(d) Ajivikas

Q. Which of the following regions was an important center of Vajrayanism Buddhism in the post – guitar period?

(a) Gujarati

(b) Bengal

(c) Orissa

(d) Kashmir

Q. Who among the following is not associated with medicine in ancient India?

(a) Jicama

(b) Charka

(c) Vagbhatta

(d) Bhaskar

Q. The Buddhist rock – cut caves of Baja and Karle are located in the district of

(a) Aurangabasd

(b) Pune

(c) Nasik

(d) Mumbai

Q. The earliest rock – cut caves in India belong to the period of the

(a) Maury

(b) Satauahanas

(c) Sunga

(d) Keshena՚s

Q. The earliest structural temple in India is found at

(a) Sancho

(b) Degaru

(c) Simper

(d) Nathan – Kithara

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