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Question 1. What was the name of the dynasty of Ajatashatru?
Question 2. The town of Kalpi is situated on the bank of river?
Question 3. 16 Janpadas of the age of Mahajanapadas have often been mentioned in the Buddhist literature which of the following Janapadas have been mentioned by Panini in his Ashtadhyayi?
(A) 1, 3 and 5
(B) 3, 4 and 5
(C) 4 and 5
(D) 1, 2 and 3
Question 4. Jivaka, the famous physician of the time of Mahatma Buddha, was associated with the court of ________.
(C) Chanda Pradyota
Question 5. Which initial ruler of Magadha killed his father for enthroning and also was killed by his son for the same reason?
Question 6. The Prince who was responsible for the death of his father was?
Question 7. Who was the last King of the Karnata dynasty?
Question 8. In which of the following texts the list of the sixteen great states (Shodasha Mahajanapadas) of ancient India occur?
- Anguttara Nikaya
- Digha Nikaya
- Bhagavati Sutra
Select the correct answer from the code given below.
(A) 2 and 4
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1 and 2
(D) 1, 2 and 3
Question 9. Who was the founder of Nanda Dynasty in Magadha?
Question 10. What is the town configuration of ancient Shravasti?
Question 11. Power of Magadha was extended over the Malwa region during the reign period of ________.
Question 12. Who was the founder of the Karnata dynasty?
Question 13. Arrange the following Magadhan dynasties in the chronological order:
Choose the answer from the following code.
(A) 1, 3, 4 and 2
(B) 3, 2, 1 and 4
(C) 4, 1, 3 and 2
(D) 2, 1, 4 and 3
Question 14. Which King of Magadha is known as Aparoparashurama?
Question 15. Which one of the following was not a capital of Magadhan Empire?
Question 16. Which dynasty did rule over Magadha after Nanda Dynasty?
Question 17. Read statements I and II and choose the correct answer from the code given below.
- The sixth century B.C. was a period of great religious upheaval in all parts of the world.
- The Vedic religion had become very complex.
(A) Both I and II are false
(B) Both I and II are true
(C) I is true, while II is false
(D) I is false, while II is true
Question 18. Which inscription is the evidence of King Nand?
(A) Ayodhya inscription of Dhandeva
(B) Junagarh inscription of Rudradamana
(C) Rummindei pillar inscription
(D) Hathigumpha inscription of Kharvel
Question 19. Which was the initial capital of Magadha?
(B) Girivraja (Rajgriha)
Question 20. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below.
|List-I (King)||List-II (State)|
|(a) Pradyot||1. Magadha|
|(c) Prasenjit||3. Avanti|
|(d) Ajatshatru||4. Kosala|
Question 21. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below.
|List-I (Ancient Places of U.P.)||List-II (Capital)|
|(a) Kuru||1. Saket|
|(b) Panchal||2. Kaushambi|
|(c) Kosala||3. Ahichhatra|
|(d) Vatsa||4. Indraprastha|