Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 41 of 130)

  1. According to Arthasastra of Kautilya, the army consisted of

    1. Khatriyas

    2. Khartiyas and Sudras

    3. Khatriyas, Vaisyas and Sudras

    4. Khatriyas, Vaisyas, Sudras

    Brahamanas

  2. Which of the following terminologies are relevant for the study of the policy:

    1. Vidatha

    2. Samithi

    3. Parishad

    4. Ratnin

    Which are correct?

    1. 1, 2, 3

    2. 1, 2, 4

    3. 2, 3, 4

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4

  3. Rita mentioned in which the Rig Vedic hymns given considerable emphasis stands for

    1. Seasons

    2. customs

    3. Moral order

    4. Religious

  4. The reference in the Vedic term ‘Sita’ stands for

    1. Furrow

    2. Customs

    3. goddess of fertility

    4. Daughter of King Janak

  5. During the Sangam age the northern boundary of the Tamil Country extended up to

    1. Kuddoor

    2. Kanchipuram

    3. Vengadam

    4. Yerragudi

  6. Chich of the following was a chera ruler of Sangam age

    1. Aparantha

    2. Karikala

    3. Senguttuvan

    4. Neduncheliyan

  7. which one of the following is not true of both Buddhism and Jainism

    1. They were atheists

    2. They were welcomed by the Vaisyas

    3. they advocated ahimsa

    4. they believed in rigorous asceticism

  8. Konakamana was an

    1. Architect of Buddha period

    2. Former Buddha

    3. A Jain preacher

    4. A General under Ashoka

  9. Under which of the following set of ruler were organized the first three Buddhist councils

    1. Bimbisara, Ashoka, Dasratha

    2. Prasanajit, bimbisara, Ajathastru

    3. ashoka, Kanishka, Harsha

    4. Ajathasatru, Kalasoka, Ashoka

  10. Sunyavada was expounded by

    1. Nagarjuna

    2. nagasena

    3. Aswagosha

    4. Ananda

  11. Mattamyuras were a group of

    1. Saivas

    2. Bhagavatas

    3. Wandering monks

    4. Vajrayana buddhists

  12. Prapanta Sinthamani was written by

    1. Hemchandra Acharya

    2. Haribhadraswami

    3. Nirutunga

    4. Hari Vijaya Suri

  13. During the reign of Bindusara, the people complained against the officers harassment in the division of

    1. Taxila

    2. Pataliputra

    3. Tosali

    4. Ujjain

  14. Which was not a part of Ashokan Empire

    1. Kashmir

    2. Karnataka

    3. Kamrupa

    4. Gurjara

  15. According to Jain traditions the second capital of Samprati the Grandson of Ashoka was

    1. Sravasti

    2. Sanchi

    3. Barukacha

    4. Ujjain