Indian History Question Answer

Q1. Which of the following was not a feature of Indus Valley Civilization
(a) Town Planning
(b) Use of Iron
(c) Use of Bronze
(d) Drainage system

Q2. Who is known as the father of Indian Archaeology
(a) Sir John Marshall
(b) Dayaram Sahani
(c) S. R. Rao
(d) Sir Alexander Cunningham

Q3. Who was the first scholar to decipher the Ashokan inscriptions
(a) James Prinsep
(b) R. K. Mukherji
(c) Sir Alexander Cunningham
(d) R. S. Sarma

Q4. Which of the following Buddhist Councils was presided over by Vasumitra
(a) First Buddhist Council, Rajgir
(b) Second Buddhist Council, Vaisali
(c) Third Buddhist Council, Pataliputra
(d) Fourth Buddhist Council, Kundalvana

Q5. The Sangam literary works were compiled in
(a) North India
(b) North-East India
(c) South India
(d) Takshashila

Q6. Who assumed the power after the death of Chandragupta Maurya
(a) Bindusara
(b) Bimbisara
(c) Ashoka
(d) Kharavela

Q7. Who among the following kings was known as "Devanam Piya Piyadasi"
(a) Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Samudra Gupta
(c) Ashoka
(d) Harshavarshana

Q8. Charaka Samhita was a work on
(a) Medicine
(b) Religion
(c) Astrology
(d) Law

Q9. Who among the following was an ally of Harshavardhana
(a) Sasanka
(b) Dharmapala
(c) Fa-Hien
(d) Kumar Bhaskaravarman

Q10. Who was the twenty-third Tirthankar of Jainism
(a) Rishabha
(b) Parsvanath
(c) Mahavira
(d) Siddhartha

Q11. Charak was a native of
(a) Kashmir
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Punjab

Q12. Who was Mihirakula
(a) A chinese pilgrim
(b) An Indo-Greek ruler
(c) A Saka ruler
(d) A Huna invader

Q13. The caves of Ajanta are famous for
(a) sculpture
(b) paintings
(c) temples
(d) terra-cotta

Q14. Who has been described as the "destroyer of the Sakas, the Yavanas and the Pallavas"
(a) Simuka
(b) Skanda Gupta
(c) Satakarni I
(d) Gautamiputra Satakarni

Q15. Which Chola king assumed the title "Gangaikonda" and built the new capital Gangaikonda-cholapuram
(a) Rajaraja
(b) Rajaraja II
(c) Kulottunga II
(d) Rajendra I

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