GK Questions with Answers on Ancient Indian History Set XXIII

GK Questions with Answers on Ancient Indian History Set XXIII consists of 10 Multiple Type Questions that attune and equipped the aspirants according to the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.
Created On: Oct 6, 2016 15:01 IST

GK Questions with Answers on Ancient Indian History Set XXIII consists of 10 Multiple Type Questions that attune and equipped the aspirants according to the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.

1. Which of the following statement (s) is/are correct about the Lothal (port city of Harappa Civilisation)?

A. Lothal was found in the early-Harappan stage.

B. Lothal was surrounded by a massive brick wall.

C. Lothal remained the most important port for trade with the Mesopotamia civilization.

D. Both B & C

Ans: D

2.  Fa-Hien came in the court of:

A. Chandra Gupta I

B. Chandra Gupta II

C. Samundra Gupta

D. Gatotkacha Gupta

Ans: B

3. Who among the following ruler was the founder of Nalanda University?

A. Chandra Gupta I

B. Chandra Gupta II

C. Samundra Gupta

D. Kumara Gupta

Ans: D

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4. Who was the first Gupta ruler had started silver coin?

A. Chandra Gupta I

B. Chandra Gupta II

C. Samundra Gupta

D. Kumara Gupta

Ans: D

5. Who has been called the “Indian Napoleon” by V.A Smith because of his extensive military conquests?

A. Chandra Gupta I

B. Sri Gupta

C. Samundra Gupta

D. Kumara Gupta

Ans: C

6. Which of the following official was created by the Samundra Gupta who was responsible for the peace and war?

A. Sandhivigrhaka

B. Kumaramatyas

C. Vishti

D. Amatya

Ans: A

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7. Who was the founder of the Haryanka Dynasty?

A. Bimbisara

B. Ajatashatru

C. Udayin

D. Bindusar

Ans: A

8. Which among the following the ruler who dethroned the last Nanda ruler Dhananad and occupied Patliputra in 322 BC with the help of Kautilya?

A. Bindusar

B. Ashoka

C. Mahindra

D. Chandragupta Maurya

Ans: D

9. Consider the following statements regarding the improvements in life style of common people in the Neolithic age?

I. The use of bow and arrow are hunting began during this period

II. Wheels were used to make pottery.

Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Both I & II

D. Neither I nor II

Ans: B

10. Which of the following statement (s) is/are correct about life style of common people in the Neolithic age?

I. Large urns were used as coffins for the burial of the dead.

II. Emergence of village communities based on sedentary life.

Code:

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Both I & II

D. Neither I nor II

Ans: C

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