Indian History solved MCQs

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126. Arrange the following places associated with Buddha’s life in the correct sequence:

a. Kapilvastu, Bodh Gaya, Sarnath,, Kushinagar

B. Bodh Gaya, Kapilvastu, Sarnath, Kushinagar

c. Sarnath, Kushinagar, Kapilvastu, Bodh Gaya

d. Kushinagar, Sarnath, Kapilvastu, Bodh Gaya

127. Who built the stupa at Sanchi?

a. Kanishka

B. Harshavardhana

c. Ashoka

d. Samudragupta

128. Who, among the following, was sent by Ashokato Ceylon to preach Buddhism?

a. Pushmitra

B. Kautilya

c. Mahendra

d. Banabhatta

129. Who, among the following, is credited with the invention of Algebra?

a. Bhaskra

B. Apastamba

c. Aryabhatta

d. Medhatithi

130. Whose court did the Chinese pilgrim Huan Tsang visit?

a. Ashoka

B. Harshvardhana

c. Chandragupta

d. Vikramaditya

131. Mahavira and Buddha were

a. Sudras

B. Brahmins

c. Kashatriyas

d. Vaishyas

132. What was the name of the father of Gautam Buddha?

a. Vardhman

B. Suddhodhana

c. Siddharth

d. None of the above

133. Who preached the doctrine of ‘Ashtanga Marg’or ‘Eightfold Path’?

a. Adi Shanaracharya

B. Guru Nanak

c. Mahavira

d. Buddha

134. Which of these was NOT a ruler of Gupta dynasty?

a. Samudragupta

B. Skandgupta

c. Kumar Gupta

d. Chandragupta Maurya

135. In which language did Kalidas compose his works?

a. Brahmi

B. Pali

c. Prakrit

d. Sanskrit

136. The spititual leaders of which religion were known as ‘Tirthankaras’?

a. Sikhism

B. Buddhism

c. Jainism

d. Hinduism

137. ‘Thervada’ is a sect of which religion?

a. Jainism

B. Buddhism

c. Hinduism

d. Shintoism

138. Who introduce Buddhism to China?

a. Huan Tsang

B. Ashoka

c. Ajatshatru

d. Fa-hein

139. Who of these belongs to the Mauryan Dynasty?

a. Harshavardhana

B. Ashoka

c. Samudragupta

d. Harish Chandra

140. The following names are of the same person in the Indian history. Which one of the followingis an exception?

a. Banabhatt

B. Chanakya

c. Vishnugupta

d. Kautilya

141. After which war did Ashoka renounce war?

a. Kalinga

B. Avanti

c. Magadha

d. Malwa

142. After Alexander’s death which Indian kingdefeated his general Seleucus Nicator?

a. Ambhi

B. Porus

c. Harshvardhana

d. Chandragupta Maurya

143. Which ancient Indian monarch’s adviser wasChanakya?

a. Kaniska

B. Ashoka

c. Harshvardhan

d. Chandragupta Maurya

144. Where did Lord Mahavira, the 24th Jain Tirthankar, attain Nirvana?

a. Vaishalli

B. Pavapuri

c. Kundalgram

d. Kapilvastu

145. To which ruling dynasty did Gautam Buddha belong?

a. Yadava

B. Sakya

c. Kuru

d. Brihadratha

146. Which of these Mauryan kings embraced Jainism?

a. Ashoka

B. Bindusara

c. Chandragupta Maurya

d. Ajatshatru

147. Which of the following events occurred first?

a. Death of Gautam Buddha

B. Execution of Socrates

c. Death of Plato

d. Death of Alexander

148. ‘Buddha’ means

a. The Enlightened one

B. The Religious Preacher

c. The Genius

d. The Powerful

149. ‘Bull’ in Buddhism is associated with whichevent of Buddha’s life?

a. Birth

B. Great departure

c. Enlightenment

d. Mahaparinirvan

150. The Rig-Veda is a book on

a. sacrificial prayers

B. praise of gods and goddesses

c. mysticism and philosophy

d. political, social and religious life of the people of the Vedic age

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