Ancient Indian History GK (Part-1)

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Ancient Indian History General Knowledge page 6

51. In which period were the foreigners absorbed in large number in the Indian society?
A. The Kushana period
B. The Gupta period
C. The Mauryan period
D. The Rajput period

Ans- A. The Kushana period

52. Gupta administration was
A. Monarchial
B. Democratic
C. Republic
D. None of these
Ans-A. Monarchial

53. . Kalidas lived during the region of
A. Samudragupta
B. Chandragupta Maurya
C. Ashoka
D. Chandra Gupta –II
Ans-D. Chandra Gupta –II

54. . In the Gupta period Varamihira wrote the famous book Brihat Samhita. It was a treatise on
A. Astronomy
B. Statecraft
C. Ayurvedic system of medicine
D. Economics

55. St Thomas came to India in 1st century to propogate Christianity during the reign of
A. Gondophernes
B. Kanishka
C. Rudradaman-I
D. Kadphises
Ans-A. Gondophernes

56. Which was the capital of King Kanishka?
A. Amravati
B. Kannauj
C. Peshawar
D. Mathura

Ans-C. Peshawar

57. What does the word Ashoka literally mean?
A. One with pleasing appearance
B. Beloved of Gods
C. Slayer of foes
D. Bereft of sadness
Ans-D. Bereft of sadness

58. Who among the following occupied the throne of Magadha in 322 BC?
A. Bimbisara
B. kalashoka
C. Chandragupta Maurya
D. samudragupta
Ans-C. Chandragupta Maurya

59. Who among the following ruler of ancient India was known as Amitraghata, “the destroyer of foes”?
A. Bimbisara
B. Bindusara
C. Chandragupta Maurya
D. samudragupta
Ans-B. Bindusara

60. The famous Indo- Greek king who embrace Buddhism was-
A. Ashoka
B. Harsha
C. Menandar
D. Alexandar
Ans-C. Menandar

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