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Question 1. Who among the following is not associated with medicine in ancient India?
Question 2. Which one of the following ports handled the North Indian trade during the Gupta period?
Question 3. From which inscription it is known that Skandagupta defeated Hunas?
(A) Udayagiri Inscription
(B) Mandsaur Inscription
(C) Allahabad Pillar Inscription
(D) Bhitari Pillar Inscription
Question 4. ‘Prithivyah Pratham Veer’ was the title of _________.
(A) Gautamiputra Shatkarni
Question 5. The first Gupta ruler to assume the title of ‘Param Bhagavata’ was?
Question 6. Who among the following is known for his Ayurvedic thematic composition during the Gupta period?
Question 7. From the third century A.D. when the Huna invasion ended the Roman Empire, the Indian merchants relied more and more on the?
(A) Middle-Eastern trade
(B) South-East Asian trade
(C) Western-European trade
(D) African trade
Question 8. Who among the following Gupta Rulers conquered Hunas?
Question 9. An inscription by which of the following is found on the pillar containing Prayag Prasasti of Samudragupta?
(A) Dara Shikoh
Question 10. Who of the following rulers had performed four Ashwamedhas?
(D) Pushyamitra Shunga
Question 11. Which one of the following ports handled the North Indian trade during the Gupta Period?
Question 12. Who was the first Gupta ruler to issue silver coins?
Question 13. The Hunas invaded India during the reign of ___________.
Question 14. Prayag Prashashti tells about the military campaign of ____________.
Question 15. Gupta dynasty ruled during?
(A) 566-597 A.D.
(B) 325-375 A.D
(C) 319-324 A.D.
(D) 319-500 A.D
Question 16. Centres located in Gujarat, Bengal, Deccan and Tamil Country during the Gupta period were associated with which of the following?
(A) Opium cultivation
(C) Gems and precious stones
(D) Textile manufacture
Question 17. Who is known as ‘Sakaconqueror’?
Question 18. Which dynasty was distracted the most by the Hunas invasion?
Question 19. The Ashoka Pillar at Allahabad provides information about the reign of?
(D) Chandragupta Maurya
Question 20. Who among the following Gupta Kings had another name Devagupta?
(D) None of the above
Question 21. India maintained its early cultural contacts and trade links with South-East Asia across the Bay of Bengal. For this pre-eminence of the early maritime history of the Bay of Bengal, which of the following could be the most convincing explanation/explanations?
(A) The rulers of Southern India always patronised traders, brahmin priests and Buddhist monks in this context
(B) Monsoon winds across the Bay of Bengal facilitated sea voyages
(C) As compared to other countries, India had better shipbuilding technology in ancient and medieval times
(D) Both (A) and (B) are convincing explanations in this context
Question 22. There were different causes for the downfall of the Gupta Empire. Which one among the statements given below was not the cause?
(A) Arab invasion
(B) Acceptance of Buddhism by the later Guptas
(C) Feudal set-up of administration
(D) Huna invasion
Question 23. The iron column, located in the courtyard of Delhi’s Quwwat-ul Islam Mosque is the retention of _________.
Question 24. The Allahabad Pillar inscription is associated with which one of the following?
(C) Chandragupta Maurya
(D) Mahapadma Nanda
Question 25. Who is known as the Napoleon of India?
(B) Great Ashoka
(C) Chandragupta-II Vikramaditya
(D) Chandragupta Maurya
Question 26. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(A) Dandi – Narasimha Varman
(B) Harisena – Harsha
(C) Bhavabhuti – Yasovarman of Kannauj
(D) Ravi Kirti – Pulakeshin II
Question 27. Which of the following is not included in Chardham?
Question 28. The Chinese Pilgrim who visited India in the early 6th century was ________.
(B) Sung Yun
(D) Ywan Chwang