30 Multiple Choice Question on Indian History

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Indian History MCQ Question Answer

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Question: 1. Ajatasatru was son of

Option A. Bimisara

Option B. Udayin

Option C. Shisunaga

Option D. None of above

Question: 2. The Shisunaga Dynasty was overthrown by

Option A. Bimisara

Option B. Ajatashatru

Option C. Mahapadma

Option D. Chandragupta Maurya

Question: 3. Gautama Buddha renounced home at the age of

Option A. 26

Option B. 27

Option C. 28

Option D. 29

Question: 4. Who was Channa ?

Option A. Budhha's Horse

Option B. Budhha's Charioteer

Option C. Budhha's Cousin

Option D. Budhha's Deciple

Question: 5. Pali Texts are associated with

Option A. Hiduism

Option B. Budhhaism

Option C. Islam

Option D. Jews

Question: 6. What was the time period of Indus Civilization / Harappan Civilization?

Option A. 2400 BC - 1700 BC

Option B. 2400 BC - 1750 BC

Option C. 2500 BC - 1700 BC

Option D. 2500 BC - 1750 BC

Question: 7. Which was the largest site of Indus Civilization ?

Option A. Mohenjodaro

Option B. Lothal

Option C. Chanhudaro

Option D. Dholavira

Question: 8. Which two Indus sites found in Afghanistan ?

Option A. Lothal and Daimabad

Option B. Shatughai and Dainabad

Option C. Shatughai and Mundigaq

Option D. Mundigaq and Daimabad

Question: 9. Which was the ancient port of Indus Civilization ?

Option A. Harappa

Option B. Lothal

Option C. Dholavira

Option D. Surkotada

Question: 10. Vedic Culture was from

Option A. 1500 BC to 600 BC

Option B. 1450 BC to 550 BC

Option C. 1400 BC to 500 BC

Option D. 1300 BC to 400 BC

Question: 11. Which is the oldest text in the world ?

Option A. Yajur Veda

Option B. Atharva Veda

Option C. Rig Veda

Option D. Sama Veda

Question: 12. How many Mandalas Rig Veda contains ?

Option A. 9 Mandalas

Option B. 10 Mandalas

Option C. 11 Mandalas

Option D. 12 Mandalas

Question: 13. Which veda is important for Indian Music ?

Option A. Sama Veda

Option B. Yajur veda

Option C. Atharva Veda

Option D. Rig Veda

Question: 14. Which Veda contains cure of diseases ?

Option A. Sama Veda

Option B. Atharva Veda

Option C. Rig Veda

Option D. Yajur Veda

Question: 15. Which of following was not a varna of Society ?

Option A. Shudra

Option B. Vaisya

Option C. Kshatriya

Option D. Vaiswik

Question: 16. Mahajanapada Period was from ?

Option A. 700 BC to 375 BC

Option B. 650 BC to 350 BC

Option C. 625 BC to 350 BC

Option D. 600 BC to 325 BC

Question: 17. Which was the largest Indian site of Indus Civilization ?

Option A. Mohenjodaro

Option B. Dholavira

Option C. Chanhudaro

Option D. Lothal

Question: 18. What was the time period of Indus Civilization / Harappan Civilization?

Option A. 2400 BC - 1700 BC

Option B. 2400 BC - 1750 BC

Option C. 2500 BC - 1700 BC

Option D. 2500 BC - 1750 BC

Question: 19. Where Gautama Buddha attained Nirvana (enlightenment) ?

Option A. Lumbini

Option B. Sarnath

Option C. Kusinagar

Option D. Bodh Gaya

Question: 20. When was Mahavira born ?

Option A. 530 BC

Option B. 540 BC

Option C. 550 BC

Option D. 560 BC

Question: 21. Azad Hind was created with the assistance of

Option A. USA

Option B. Russia

Option C. Japan

Option D. China

Question: 22. Genghis Khan founded the

Option A. Mongol Empire

Option B. Mohul Empire

Option C. Lodi dynasty

Option D. Mughal Empire

Question: 23. The first Buddhist Council was held in the reign of ?

Option A. Ajatashatru

Option B. Bimbisara

Option C. Ashoka

Option D. Kanishka

Question: 24. The first ruler of Pala dynasty was ?

Option A. Bhaskaravarman

Option B. Dharmapala

Option C. Gopala

Option D. None of the above

Question: 25. The French Revolution took place in the year

Option A. 1786

Option B. 1787

Option C. 1788

Option D. 1789

Question: 26. Who started Arya Samaj ?

Option A. Swami Vivekananda

Option B. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Option C. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Option D. Swami Dayanand Saraswati

Question: 27. Bimbisara was the ruler of ?

Option A. Magadh

Option B. Kamboja

Option C. Avadh

Option D. Gandhara

Question: 28. During the period of Sangas there was a revival of ?

Option A. Jainism

Option B. Brahminism

Option C. Zoroastrianism

Option D. Buddhism

Question: 29. Tipu sultan was the ruler of ?

Option A. Bengal

Option B. Karnataka

Option C. Hyderabad

Option D. Mysore

Question: 30. What is meaning of Mati Jnana in Jainism ?

Option A. Perception through activity of sense organs.

Option B. Knowledge revealed by scriptures.

Option C. Clairvoyant perception.

Option D. Telepathic knowledge.

Answer Sheet

1AAjatasatru was son of Bimisara. He jailed his father to declare himself as king.Bimisara was himself a very brave king.
2CMahapadma was also known as "Ugrasena" means Owner of huge army.
11CRig Veda is the oldest text in the world so it is also known as the first testament of mankind.
15DThere were fours varnas : 1. Brahmana, 2. Kshatriya, 3. Vaisya, 4. Shudra.
19DGautama Buddha's birth place was Lumbini.Gautama Buddha's first Sermon took place at Sarnath.
20BMahavira was born in 540 BC in a village Kundgrama near Vaishali in Bihar.
21CAzad Hind was an Indian provisional government established in Singapore in 1943 with monetary, military and political assistance from Imperial Japan, to fight against British Rule in India.
30AIn Jainism there are five instruments of knowledge: "Mati Jnana" - Perception through activity of sense organs. "Shruta Jnana" - Knowledge revealed by scriptures. "Avadhi Jnana" - Clairvoyant perception. "Manahparyaya Jnana" - Telepathic knowledge. "Keval Jnana" - Temporal knowledge or Omniscience.

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