- Back to on, Ancient History MCQ Quiz
Question 1. Who among the following rulers is stated as protector of ‘Varna System’?
(B) Gautamiputra Satkarni
(D) Pushyamitra Sunga
Question 2. Which one of the following is not associated with the Court of Kanishka?
Question 3. How much is the year difference between the Saka Samvat and Vikram Samvat?
(A) 320 years
(B) 135 years
(C) 78 years
(D) 57 years
Question 4. Who among the following introduced gold coins for regular use in India?
(C) Kujul Kadphises
(D) Vima Kadphises
Question 5. Who renovated Sudarshan lake without using forced labour?
(D) Chandragupta Maurya
Question 6. Which dynasty ruled over India after Shunga dynasty?
Question 7. Ashvaghosha was contemporary of ___________.
Question 8. When was Saka Samvat initiated?
(A) 606 A.D
(B) 320 A.D
(C) 78 A.D.
(D) 58 A.D.
Question 9. Which of the following Kings is credited to have issued gold coins for the first time?
(C) Vima Kadphises
(D) Kujula Kadphises
Question 10. Who among the following was not a contemporary of the other three?
(C) Gautama Buddha
Question 11. Who among the following Ayurvedacharyas was educated at Taxila University?
(D) Both (B) and (C)
Question 12. Which one of the following will be the year of Saka Samvat in December 2009?
Question 13. In which year, the coronation of Kushan King Kanishka was held?
(A) 78 A.D
(B) 58 B.C.
(C) 101 A.D
(D) 178 B.C.
Question 14. Buddha is depicted on the coins of?
(D) Vima Kadphises
Question 15. Which one of the following Indo-Greek rulers issued lead coins?
Question 16. Which of the following cities is not mentioned in the Rabatak inscription of Kanishka?
Question 17. When was Vikram Samvat started?
(A) 56 B.C.
(B) 72 B.C.
(C) 57 B.C.
(D) 78 A.D.
Question 18. What is the date of Sarnath Buddhist image inscription of Kanishka?
(A) 121 A.D.
(B) 98 A.D.
(C) 81 A.D.
(D) 78 A.D
Question 19. Who amongst the following issued gold coins regularly in ancient India?
Question 20. Which inscription tells about the various achievements of Rudradaman-I?
Question 21. Who of the following did not adorn the court of Kanishka-I?
Question 22. Chaitra 1 of the national calendar based on the Saka Era corresponds to which one of the following dates of the Gregorian calendar in a normal year of 365 days?
(A) 21st April (or 20th April)
(B) 31st March (or 30th March)
(C) 15th March (or 16th May)
(D) 22nd March (or 21st March)
Question 23. Which God is found depicted on Yaudheya coins?
Question 24. The largest number of copper coins in Northern and North-Western India were issued by _________.
Question 25. The earliest specimen of ‘Kavya’ style is found in the inscription of _________.
(A) Rajendra I
(C) Rudradaman of Kathiawar
(D) None of the above