Q.1:- The destruction of the Mauryan Empire was followed by a series of invasion, and first to invade India were ?
Ans:- (a) Indo-Bactrians
Q.2:- Who among the following rulers has been mentioned as protector of Varna System ?
- Pushyamitra Sunga
- Gautamiputra Satakarni
Ans:- (b) Kharvela
Q.3:- When did the Mathura School of Art flourish ?
- Sunga Period
- Satavahan Period
- Suba Period
- Kushana Period
Ans:- (d) Kushana Period
Q.4:- What was the capital of Kanishka ?
Ans:- (a) Purushapura
Q.5:- Chandragupta Maurya Defeated ?
Ans:- (c) Seleucus
Q.6:- Kautilya was the Prime Minister of ?
- Chandragupta Vikramaditya
- Chandragupta Maurya
- Raja Janak
Ans:- (c) Chandragupta Maurya
Q.7:- In how many adhikaranasis the Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ divided ?
Ans:- (d) 15
Q.8:- Which one of the following is the seventh part of the state according to Saptang Theory of State ?
Ans:- (c) Mitra
Q.9:- Who among the following presided over the Buddhist Council held during the reign of Kanishka at Kashmir ?
Ans:- (d) Vasumitra
Q.10:- Which of the following dynasties succeeded Sungas ?
Ans:- (c) Kanvas
Q.11:- At which of the following places was the headless statue of Kanishka found ?
Ans:- (b) Mathura
Q.12:- The ‘Tripitaka’ was written in ?
Ans:- (c) Pali
Q.13:- Who amongst the following is known as the Light of Asia ?
- Jesus Christ
- Lord Buddha
- Prophet Mohammad
Ans:- (b) Lord Buddha
Q.14:- Where was the third Buddhist Council held ?
Ans:- (b) Pataliputra
Q.15:- The first Buddhist Council was held in which of the following cities ?
- Bodh Gaya
Ans:- (c) Rajgriha
Q.16:- Who of the following kings was an ardent follower of Jainism ?
- Pulkeshin II
Ans:- (c) Kharavela
Q.17:- Mahavira Jaina breathed his last at ?
Ans:- (c) Pawapuri
Q.18:- Gandhara school of art came into existence in ?
- Hinayana Sect
- Mahayana Sect
- Vaishanava Sect
- Shaiva Sect
Ans:- (b) Mahayana Sect
Q.19:- Which of the following places is associated with Jainism ?
Ans:- (b) Pava
Q.20:- The third vehicle in Buddhism was known as ?
- None of these
Ans:- (c) Vajrayana
Q.21:- Nyaya Darshan was propagaged by ?
Ans:- (a) Gautama
Q.22:- The Indian king who opposed Alexander was ?
Ans:- (b) Porus
Q.23:- Who composed the Gayatri Mantra ?
Ans:- (a) Vishwamitra
Q.24:- A copper chariot of Harappa times was discovered at ?
Ans:- (c) Daimabad
Q.25:- The ‘Manu Smriti’ mainly deals with ?
- Social Order
- Sate Craft
Ans:- (b) Laws