GK Quiz on Ancient Indian History Set XIX

GK Quiz on Ancient Indian History Set XIX consists of 10 Multiple Type Questions that attune and equipped the aspirants according to the evolving nature of different competitive examination.
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GK Quiz on Ancient Indian History Set XIX consists of 10 Multiple Type Questions that attune and equipped the aspirants according to the evolving nature of different competitive examination.

1. Match List-I (Monument/Inscription) with List-II (Persons responsible) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

        List-I                                             List-II

A. Garuda Pillar (Besnagar)      1. Gautami Balasri

B. Sudarshana Lake                2. Rudradaman-I

C. Girnar Prasasti                    3. Vaisya Pushyagupta

D. Nasik Prasasti                     4. Heliodorus

Codes:

       A B C D

(a) 1 2 3 4

(b) 2 1 4 3

(c) 4 3 2 1

(d) 3 4 1 2

2. Match List-I (Kingdoms) with List-II (Capitals) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

 List-I                         List-II

A.  Chola             1. Madurai

B.  Paramara        2. Kanchi

C.  Pallava           3. Thanjavur

D.  Pandya           4. Dhar

Codes:  

     A B C D

(a) 3 4 2 1   

(b) 4 2 3 1   

(c) 1 4 2 3   

(d) 2 3 4 1  

3. Match List-I (Temples) with List-II (Places) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

      List-I                                      List-II

A. Shore temple                1. Thanjavur

B. Brihadisvara temple       2. Kanchi

C. Kailasanatha temple      3. Mount Abu

D. Vimala Vasahi               4. Mamallapuram

Codes:  

Body:

     A B C D

(a) 3 2 1 4

(b) 3 1 2 4

(c) 4 2 1 3

(d) 4 1 2 3

4. What is the correct chronological sequence of the under mentioned Pallava kings?

1. Nandivarman II

2. Mahendravarman I

3. Narasimhavarman I

4. Simhavishnu

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A. 1, 2, 3, 4

B. 4, 2, 3, 1

C. 3, 1, 4, 2

D. 2, 3, 1, 4

5. What was the capital of the early Chalukyas?

A. Badami

B. Kalyani

C. Kanchi

D. Vengi

6. What was the purpose of the Indian visit of Hiuen Tsang?

A. To visit the holy places connected with Buddhism

B. To amass wealth

C. To know the geography of India

D. To establish political ties with India

7. Which of the following statements is correct?

A. Harsha stopped the use of animal food throughout his empire

B. Harsha erected thousands of stupas

C. Harsha regularly held the quinquennial convocation

D. Harsha sent missionaries to the west to propagate Buddhism

8. Match List-I (Names of rulers) with List-II (Their titles) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

     List-I                                         List-II

A. Harshavardhana              1. Vichitrachitta

B. Samudragupta                2. Gangaikondan

C. Rajendra-I                     3. Kaviraja

D. Mahendravarman-I         4. Siladitya

Codes: 

     A B C D

(a) 1 2 3 4

(b) 2 3 4 1

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d) 4 3 2 1

9. Match List-I (Men of letters) with List-II (Their patrons) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List-I                                   List-II

A. Harisena                1. Rajasimha-I

B. Banabhatta            2. Yasovarman

C. Bhavabhuti            3. Harshavardhana

D. Dandin                  4. Samudragupta

Code:

    A B C D

a. 4 3 2 1

b. 3 4 2 1

c. 2 1 3 4

d. 1 2 4 3

10. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

A. Kalidasa : Kumarasambhava

B. Shudraka : Mrichchhakatika

C. Varahamihira : Brihat-samhita

D. Vishakhadatta : Kaumudi-mahotsava

 

Question Answer
1. c
2. a
3. d
4. b
5. a
6. a
7. d
8. d
9. a
10. d

 

 

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