General Studies: Important for Exam: Ancient Indian History MCQ Part 22

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Q. Which of the following concepts 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 karma and transmigration

4. Fast until death as a means of salvation

Select the correct answer from the 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 Tisa, the President of the third Buddhist Council?

(a) Dhammapada

(b) Threat

(c) Kkathaahu

(d) Acharagnga sutra

Q. In Buddhist art, the mahaparinirvana 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 ions 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 Aryana Buddhism in the post – guitar period?

(a) Gujarat

(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 rock – cut caves of Baja and Karle are located in the district of

(a) Aurangabad

(b) Pune

(c) Nasik

(d) Mumbai

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

(a) Maura

(b) Satavahas

(c) Sunga

(d) Keshena՚s

Q. The earliest structural temple in India is found at

(a) Sancho

(b) Degaru

(c) Syrup

(d) Nathan – Kithara

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