Q.1:- In the courtyard of the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque of Delhi stands the famous Iron Pillar in the memory of ?
Q.2:- Who was the founder of Pattini Cult related to worship of goddess of chastity – Kannagi ?
- None of these
Q.3:- During the reign of which of the following dynasties did Kalidasa flourish ?
Q.4:- Who among the following introduced gold coins for regular use in India ?
- Vim Kadphises
- Kujula Kadphises
Q.5:- The first Gupta ruler to assume the title of ‘Parama Bhagawat’ was ?
- Chandragupta I
- Chandragupta II
Q.6:- Who was the founder of the Gupta Dynasty ?
- Chandragupta I
Q.7:- The decimal system was first known in India at the beginning of ?
- 2nd Century AD
- 3rd Century AD
- 4th Century AD
- 5th Century AD
Q.8:- Which of the following were the patrons of Sangam, an assembly of Tamil Poets ?
Q.9:- Which one of the following dynasties was associated with Gandhara school of Art ?
Q.10:- The art style which combines Indian and Greek feature is called ?
Q.11:- The head of a district (Ahara), the principal co-ordinator of the revenue and the officer in-charge of general and military functions in his jurisdiction during Mauryan Empire was known as ?
Q.12:- The description of the administration of Patliputra is available in ?
- Ashoka’s Inscriptions
Q.13:- Which one of the following sects was associated with Gosala Maskariputra ?
Q.14:- Who among the following also had the name Devanama Piyadasi ?
- Mauryan King Ashoka
- Gautama Buddha
- Mauryan King Chandragupta Maurya
- Bhagwan Mahavira
Q.15:- Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ is a book on ?
- Economic relations
- Principles and practices of statecraft
- Foreign policy
- Duties of the king
Q.16:- In the kingdom of Satavahanas of ancient India, a district was called ?
Q.17:- What is the name of Megasthenes’s book ?
Q.18:- By which name was Chanakya known in his childhood ?
Q.19:- Which of the following was the official language of Gupta period ?
Q.20:- Who amongst the following organised Ashwamedha Yajna ?
Q.21:- Samudragupta has been given the title of ‘India Napolean’ by the historian ?
- Romila Thapar
- A. Smith
- C. Mazumdar
- S. Sharma
Q.22:- Which one of the following is considered an encyclopedia of India Medicine ?
- Charaka Samhita
- Surya Siddhanta
- Brihat Samhita
Q.23:- Which of the following rulers checked Harshavardhana’s expedition in South India ?
- Pulkesin I
- Pulkesin II
- Vikramaditya I
- Vikramaditya II
Q.24:- The expounder of Yoga philosophy was ?
Q.25:- In which language was the ‘Shrimad Bhagavad Gita’ originally written ?