GK Questions and Answers on the Magadha Empire

Bihar and eastern part of Uttar Pradesh becomes the centre of politics after 6th century BC onwards. Magadha was one of the powerful territories of 16 Mahajanpada. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Magadha Empire that will enhance the general knowledge of readers about the ancient Indian Kingdom.
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Bihar and eastern part of Uttar Pradesh becomes the centre of politics after 6th century BC onwards. Magadha was one of the powerful territories of 16 Mahajanpada. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Magadha Empire that will enhance the general knowledge of readers about the ancient Indian Kingdom.

 

Magadha Empire

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1.  Which of the following dynasty was the first to rule over Magadha?

A. Haryankas

B. Shishunagas

C. Nandas

D. Mauryas

Ans: A

2.  Who was the founder of Haryanka Dynasty?

A. Bindusara

B. Bimbisara

C. Mahapadma Nand

D. Kalashoka

Ans: B

3. Who among the following patronised the Second Buddhist Council?

A. Shishunagas

B. Dhananada

C. Kalashoka

D. Ajatshatru

Ans: C

4. Who was the king of Nanda Dynasty when Alexander attacked India in 4327/326 BC?

A. Shishunagas

B. Mahapadma Nand

C. Kalashoka

D. Dhananada

Ans: D

5.  Which of the following ancient treaty that talks about overthrowing of Nandas by the Chandragupta Maurya?

A. Kathasaritasagara

B. Brihadkatha Manjari

C. Mudrarakshasa

D. Rajatrangini

Ans: C

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6. Seleucus sent Megasthenes as his ambassador to the court of which Mauryan King?

A. Kalashoka

B. Chandragupta Maurya

C. Bindusara

D. Ashoka

Ans: B  

7.  Who among the following ruler patronised the First Buddhist Council?

A. Ajatashatru

B.  Bimbisara

C. Shishunagas

D. None of the above

Ans: A

8. Which of the following first Indian King in the Indian History who left his records engraved on stones?

A. Kalashoka

B. Chandragupta Maurya

C. Bindusara

D. Ashoka

Ans: D

9. Who was the first Indian King started the matrimonial alliances to strengthen his power?

A. Ajatashatru

B.  Bimbisara

C. Shishunagas

D. Dhananada

Ans: B

10. Which of the following ancient Indian King issued inscriptions like Darius I who was the king of Iran?

A.  Bimbisara

B. Shishunagas

C. Bindusara

D. Ashoka

Ans: D

In the above 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Magadha Empire strengthen the general knowledge of the aspirants as well as readers.

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