Indian History best important quiz with answers and pdf

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Q.1 Alexander sent back home a portion of his army under an admiral called ….

  1. Ptolemy
  2. Nearchos
  3. Menander
  4. Porus

Q.2 Pushyamitra Sunga was a staunch ……

  1. Buddhist
  2. Jain
  3. Hindu
  4. Atheist

Q.3 The earliest ‘evidence of silver in India is found in the

  1. Harappan culture
  2. Chalcolitchic cultures of western India
  3. Vedic Texts
  4. Silver punchmarked coins

Q.4 Which one of the following was initially the most powerful city state of India in the 6th century BC?

  1. Gandhar
  2. Kamboj
  3. Kashi
  4. Magadh

Q.5 Which of the following was another name of Pataliputra?

  1. Purushapura
  2. Kusinagara
  3. Kusumapura
  4. Huvishkapura

Q.6 Who was referred to as Amitraghata by the Greeks?

  1. Chandragupta Maurya
  2. Bimbisara
  3. Bindusara
  4. Vasudeva

Q.7 The founder of the Achaemenian Empire was

  1. Cyrus
  2. Darius
  3. Xerxes
  4. Cambyses

Q.8 Which of the following was the characteristic feature of the religion of the ancient Tamils?

  1. Worship of Nature
  2. Worship of Mother Goddess
  3. Worship of Murugan
  4. Worship of Sun

Q.9 The most powerful ruler of the Cheras was

  1. Udiyanjeral
  2. Nedunjeraladan
  3. Senguttuvan
  4. Sengannan

Q.10 A temple for ‘Patini devi’ was constructed by

  1. Karikala
  2. Paranar
  3. Senguttuvan
  4. Udiyanjeral

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