Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Q.  Who was the first Indo-Greek king, who became Buddhist?

a. Antiochus II
b. Apollodotus I
c. Apollodotus II
d. Menander II


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Menander II was the Indo-Greek king who established a large empire in the South Asia and became a patron of Buddhism.
MCQs:  With reference to the Samaveda, which among the following statements is / are correct? 1. It’s content is significantly sourced from Rig-Veda 2. It lays down fundamental principles of dance, music, and drama Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Gautam Buddha is known to have concentrated on two most important questions about existence. Which among the following is / are those two questions? 1: How can we minimize suffering (own and others) 2: How can we attain inner peace? 3: Whether suffering continues only for this life or for next life 4: If the world is eternal (or not) Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  With reference to Gupta Empire, consider the following statements: 1: Gupta Empire was based mainly in parts of central and southern India. 2: Culture of Gupta Empire revolved around ‘Brahmanical religion’ 3: Harisena was a famous poet in the court of Chandragupta-II. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
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MCQs:  Which of the following religious text describes Brahmavarta as the region between the rivers Saraswati and Drishadwati in India?
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MCQs:  Consider the following pairs: 1: Gautamiputra Satakarni – Also known as Ekabrahmana 2: Yaudheya – Rulers of North-East India 3: Vasudeva – Founder of Kanva dynasty Which of the above is/are correct?
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MCQs:  In which of the following places Ochre Coloured Pottery culture (OCP) is mainly found?
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MCQs:  Which of the following is the other name Indra?
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MCQs:  Which of the following gives a Jaina version of the stories of Krishna, Balarama, Pandavas, and Kauravas?
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MCQs:  With which of the following wandering ascetics Buddha practiced austerities? 1. Kondanna 2. Bhaddiya 3. Vappa Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Eight-Fold Path is related to which of the following?
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MCQs:  Which of the following has been a patron of Ajivika order?
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MCQs:  What was name given to the republican states in ancient India which had a federal character?
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MCQs:  Which of the following was the king of Vatsa mahajanapada?
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MCQs:  What was the capital of the northern part of Panchala?
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MCQs:  Who among the following was the founder of the state of Matsya?
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MCQs:  According to Behistun Inscription of Achaemenid emperor Darius, who conquered the Gandhara mahajanapada?
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MCQs:  Bimbisara sent his royal physician Jivaka to Ujjain when which of the following kings had jaundice?
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MCQs:  Consider the following famous Indus Valley Sites: 1: Banawali 2: Chanhudaro 3: Kalibangan Which of the above is/are located in India?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements about Ashokan Edicts: 1: All Ashokan edicts are written in Prakrit language 2: Devanagari script was the most common script used for all writings Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements about the Gupta Dynasty: 1: Chandragupta-I was the founder of this dynasty 2: The Gupta rulers are known to have produced large numbers of gold coins Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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