Post-Mauryan Period Quiz 2 with Answers

Post-Mauryan Period MCQs with Answers
Quiz Test12

Question 1. Consider the following name of contemporaries of Kanishka and select the correct answer from the code given below.

  1. Ashvaghosha
  2. Vasumitra
  3. Kalidas
  4. Kamban

(A) 2 and 3

(B) 1 and 2

(C) 1 and 4

(D) All of these

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(B) 1 and 2

Question 2. Kalinga’s King Kharvel was associated with _________.

(A) Rath-Bhojak dynasty

(B) Satvahana dynasty

(C) Chedi dynasty

(D) Mahameghvahana dynasty

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(D) Mahameghvahana dynasty

Question 3. Which of the following places was the capital of Satvahanas? 

(A) Pataliputra

(B) Shakal or Sialkot

(C) Nagarjuna Konda

(D) Pratisthan

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(D) Pratisthan

Question 4. The Gandhara School of art is the synthesis of _________.

(A) Indian and Greek Art

(B) Indian and Turk-Afghan Art

(C) Indian and Chinese Art

(D) Indian and Persian Art

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(A) Indian and Greek Art

Question 5. The institution of child marriage started in which period? 

(A) In the time of Harshavardhan

(B) Gupta period

(C) Kushan period

(D) Maurya period

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(C) Kushan period

Question 6. Read these statements.

  • Assertion (A): Kushans traded through the Gulf of Persian and Red sea.
  • Reason (R): Their well organised naval force base was highly qualified.

In context to the above which is the correct answer?

(A) (A) is false, but (R) is true

(B) (A) is true, but (R) is false

(C) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

(D) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of A

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(B) (A) is true, but (R) is false

Question 7. The King of Kalinga Kharavela was related to which of the following dynasty? 

(A) Haryanka

(B) Kalinga

(C) Kadamba

(D) Chedi

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(D) Chedi

Question 8. The capital of the Satavahanas was located at ________.

(A) Durg

(B) Naldurg

(C) Nanded

(D) Amaravati

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(D) Amaravati

Question 9. The art style which combines Indian and Greek feature is called?

(A) Nagara

(B) Gandhara

(C) Vera

(D) Sikhar

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(B) Gandhara

Question 10. Which of following dynasty empire was expanded even outside of India? 

(A) Kushan dynasty

(B) Gupta dynasty

(C) Maurya dynasty

(D) None of the above

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(A) Kushan dynasty

Question 11. Which of the following Kings was a Patron of Jainism? 

(A) Kharavela

(B) Pulakeshin II

(C) Harsha

(D) Ashoka

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(A) Kharavela

Question 12. Which Purana consists of the longest list of Andra Satavahana Kings?

(A) Matsya Purana

(B) Vishnu Purana

(C)  Vayu Purana

(D) None of the above

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(A) Matsya Purana

Question 13. Which among the following was the earliest dynasty? 

(A) Satavahana

(B) Rashtrakut

(C) Pallava

(D) Chalukya

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(A) Satavahana

Question 14. Bamiyan of Afghanistan was famous for _______.

(A) Buddha statue

(B) Gold coin of coinage

(C) Work of elephant teeth

(D) Hindu temple

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(A) Buddha statue

Question 15. Which Chinese general had defeated Kanishka? 

(A) Ho-Ti

(B) She Huang Ti

(C) Ban Yong

(D) Pan Chao

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(D) Pan Chao

Question 16. Which field was mostly contributed by Eastern Roman ruler Justinian?

(A) Literature

(B) Science

(C) Architecture

(D) Law

View Answer
(D) Law

Question 17. King Kharavela is related to ________.

(A) Sarnath inscription

(B) Hathigumpha inscription

(C) Piller inscription of Junagarh

(D) Piller inscription of Girnar

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(B) Hathigumpha inscription

Question 18. First Persian ruler who captured some part of India was?

(A) Shaharsh

(B) Darius-I

(C) Cambyses

(D) Cyrus

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(B) Darius-I

Question 19. Which one of the following is not correctly matched? 

List – I (Dynasties)List – II (Metals of coin)
(A) KushanasGold and Copper
(B) GuptaGold and Silver
(C) SatavahanasGold
(D) KalachurisGold, Silver and Copper
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 (B) Gupta – Gold and Silver 

Question 20. Simuka was the founder of which of the following dynasties?

(A) Satavahana

(B) Pandya

(C) Chola

(D) Chera

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(A) Satavahana

Question 21. Who among the following kings had heavily leaned towards Jainism? 

(A) Huvishka

(B) Kharavela

(C) Brihadratha

(D) Dashratha

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(B) Kharavela

Question 22. For which of the following rulers ‘Ekabrahmana’ has been used?

(A) Susharman

(B) Gautamiputra Shatakarni

(C) Kharavela

(D) Pushyamitra Shunga

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(B) Gautamiputra Shatakarni

Question 23. With reference to the invaders in ancient India, which one of the following is the correct chronological order?

(A) Sakas – Kushanas – Greeks

(B) Sakas – Greeks – Kushanas

(C) Greeks – Kushanas – Sakas

(D) Greeks – Sakas – Kushanas

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(D) Greeks – Sakas – Kushanas

Question 24. Art of Gandhara style flourished during the reign of? 

(A) Mauryas

(B) Akbar

(C) Guptas

(D) Kushans

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(D) Kushans

Question 25. Which dynasty was most powerful after Maurya in Southern India? 

(A) Chalukya

(B) Chola

(C) Pallava

(D) Satvahana

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(D) Satvahana

Question 26. Which one of the following sculptures invariably used green schist as the medium? 

(A) Gandhara sculptures

(B) Bharhut sculptures

(C) Mathura sculptures

(D) Mauryan sculptures

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(A) Gandhara sculptures

Question 27. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched? 

(A) The Marathas – Pahari School of Painting

(B) The Mughals – Ajanta Paintings

(C) The Kushans – Gandhara School of Art

(D) Harappan Civilisation – Painted Grey Ware

View Answer
(C) The Kushans – Gandhara School of Art
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