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1. 'Kangyur' and 'Tangyur' are the texts that gives important information about ancient India. These were written by___________.

Sung Yun
Taranath
Alberuni
Hiuen Tsang

2. Which rulers used elephants on a large scale for war purpose for the first time?

Maurya Rulers
Magadha Rulers
Chola Rulers
Chalukya Rulers

3. Who was the first Indian King to have a regular standing army?

Bimbisara
Pradotya
Udayin
Shisunaga

4. Which of the following was not among the three jewels of Buddhism?

Buddha
Dharma
Sangha
Pitah

5. Mauryans belonged to the __________ tribe.

Pratihara
Gurjara
Moriya
Shaka

6. What was the other name of Chanakya?

Rameshwara
Gyaneshwara
Kautilya
Shandilya

7. Where did Chandragupta Maurya go after becoming a jain?

Devgiri Hill
Bramhagiri Hill
Mahendragiri Hill
Chandragiri Hill

8. ______________ were the capitals of The Kushana Kingdom.

Peshawar & Mathura
Peshawar and Patliputra
Peshawar & Rajgir
Peshawar & Vijaynagar

9. Who is known as the 'Shakespeare of India'?

Tulsidas
Kalidas
Alberuni
Tansen

10. Where was the capital of the Pallavas?

Sarnath
Sanchi
Kanchi
Ranchi

11. Who was also known as 'Siladitya'?

Rajvardhana
Harshavardhana
Shashanka
Dhruvasena

12. Which period is referred as the 'Classical Age' of ancient India?

Maurya Period
Rashtrakuta Period
Gupta Period
Chola Period

13. Harisena was the court poet of___________.

Alauddin Khilji
Akbar
Samudragupta
Devananda

14. According to Megasthanese which kingdom was famous for pearls?

Pandya
Chola
Chera
Chalukya

15. Which Indian ruler was named as 'Indian Napolean' by V A Smith?

Chandragupta Maurya
Ashoka
Prithviraja Chauhan
Samudragupta

16. National Emblem of India - The four lion capital at Sarnath is one of the masterpieces of _________ sculpture.

Mauryan
Dravidian
Pandya
Sangha

17. Hiuen Tsang came to India in_______ AD

625
627
629
631

18. Who was the greatest King of the Gupta Dynasty?

Kumargupta
Samudragupta
Buddhagupta
Chandragupta

19. Who was the most famous Saka ruler?

Rudradaman
Chandradaman
Vikramaditya
Kundalvana

20. The Mauryan Dynasty lasted for _____ years.

123
134
146
137

21. Who was the first Gupta ruler to assume the title of 'Maharajadhiraja'?

Chandragupta
Samudragupta
Kumargupta
Narsimhagupta

22. Hiuen Tsang spent _______ years in India.

6-7
9-10
11-12
13-14

23. Chalukyas established their capital at _________.

Kanchi
Sanchi
Sarnath
Badami

24. Which ruler united the whole northern India for the first time?

Chandragupta Maurya
Devnanda
Shisunaga
Bindusara

25. Hiuen Tsang came to India during the reign of _____________.

Rajvardhana
Harshavardhana
Vikramavardhana
Adityavardhana