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Indian History best important quiz with answers and pdf

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Q.1 An important part of the eastern court during the Gupta period was

  1. Kalyan
  2. Tamralipti
  3. Broach
  4. Sopara

Q.2 The Sunga dynasty had made ……….. the official religion of their kingdom.

  1. Buddhism
  2. The Ajivika Sect
  3. Jainism
  4. Brahmanism

Q.3 Most of the Hindu colonies in South East Asia had been found during the reign of the

  1. Mauryas
  2. Rajputas
  3. Guptas
  4. Cholas

Q.4 The Saka era started from the year

  1. 124 BC
  2. 78 BC
  3. 78 AD
  4. 124 AD

Q.5 Which Gupta ruler had led a campaign to the south, besides being an accomplished veena player

  1. Skandagupta
  2. Samudragupta
  3. Chandragupta I
  4. Chandragupta Vikramaditya

Q.6 Who among the following has been called the ‘Napoleon of India’?

  1. Samudragupta
  2. Harshavardhana
  3. Chandragupta Maurya
  4. Ashoka

Q.7 Ashoka’s prime claim to greatness lay in

  1. His extensive conquests
  2. The promotion of people’s welfare by him
  3. His marathon army
  4. His exclusive patronage of Buddhism

Q.8 The achievements of Samudragupta have been chronicled in the

  1. Hathigumpha inscription
  2. Sarnath inscription
  3. Girnar inscription
  4. Allahabad pillar inscription

Q.9 The sage who is considered to have Aryanised southern India was

  1. Vasishta
  2. Vishwamitra
  3. Agastya
  4. Yagnavalkya

Q.10 The Chola ruler who had subdued the Ganges and obtained the title ‘Gangai Konda Cholan’ was

  1. Rajaraja Chola
  2. Rajendra Chola I
  3. Rajadhiraja Chola
  4. Kulattunga