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1Who is author of the book Meghadoot?
Kalidasa
Bammera Pothana
Bana
Hala
 

Right Answer: 1
Meghadoota is a lyric poem written by Kalidasa (4th-5th century CE) was a Classical Sanskrit author. It describes how a yaksa, who had been banished by his master to a remote region for a year, asked a cloud to take a message of love to his wife.
Question ID: 159

2The medieval city of Vijayanagar is now known as
Chandragiri
Halebidu
Hampi
Kondavidu
 

Right Answer: 3
Hindu Vijayanagara Empire capital in the 14th century, presently known as Hampi situated in Karnataka State, India. It was identified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Question ID: 34

3Who wrote the book "Abhignana Sakuntala" the story Shakuntala and Dushyanta?
Kalidasa
Peddana
Pothana
Vishnu Sharma
 

Right Answer: 1
Shakuntala is the wife of Dushyanta and the mother of Emperor Bharata. Her story is told in the Mahabharata and dramatized by many writers, the most famous adaption being Kalidasa's play Abhignana Sakuntala.
Question ID: 178

4The main teachings of Buddha are called ________
Arya Satyas or Noble Truths
Panchavrathas
Pancha suthra
Saranas
 

Right Answer: 1
The Four Noble Truths are regarded as the central doctrine of the Buddhist tradition, and are said to provide a conceptual framework for all of Buddhist thought. These four truths explain the nature of dukkha, samudaya, nirodha and marga.
Question ID: 189

5Whose period was referred to as the Golden Age of Indian history?
Gupta Period
Sathavahana
Kalinga
Chola
 

Right Answer: 1
The period between the 4th and 6th centuries CE is known as the Golden Age of India because of the considerable achievements of Indians in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, science, religion and philosophy during the Gupta Empire.
Question ID: 2

6Where did Buddha penance for 40 days?
Kapila vasthu
Prayaga
Varanasi
Gaya
 

Right Answer: 4
The Bodhi Tree (tree of awakening), also called the Bodhi Fig Tree, was a large and ancient sacred fig tree (Ficus religiosa) located in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India.
Question ID: 190

7Which town was the port town of the Indus Civilization?
Lothal
Dholvira
Alamgirpur
Banvali
 

Right Answer: 1
There are signs of a port at Lothal in Gujarat. This is where the export-import trade of the Indus Valley people may have taken place.
Question ID: 256

8The remains of indus valley civilization are found in___________
Mohenjo Daro and Harappa
Misapatomeia
Nagarjuna Konda
Sanchi
 

Right Answer: 1
Mohenjo-daro was built in the 26th century BCE. It was one of the largest cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, also known as the Harappan Civilization.
Question ID: 44

9Arya Bhatta and Varahamihira were belong to which age?
Guptas
Cholas
Mauryas
Ikshwakas
 

Right Answer: 1
Aryabhatta and Varahamihira belonged to Gupta age. During Gupta period education flourished and many great discoveries were made in these fields.
Question ID: 94

10Who was the mother of Gautama Buddha?
Vishnavi
Sanghamithra
Maya Devi
Yasodhara
 

Right Answer: 3
Queen Maya Devi of Sakya was mother of Gautama Buddh. She died after seven days giving him birth.
Question ID: 145

11Who was the author of ritual book called Brihatkatha?
Gunadhya
Hala
Sarvavarma
Nagarjuna
 

Right Answer: 1
Brihatkatha is an ancient Indian epic, said to have been written by Gunadhya in a poorly understood language known as Paisaci
Question ID: 154

12Which of the following was the main activity of the Indus People?
Business
Industries
Agriculture
None
 

Right Answer: 3
Agriculture was the main occupation of the Indus Valley people. Crops such as wheat, barley, peas and bananas were raised.
Question ID: 253

13Where was the Indus Valley Civilization first discovered?
Kashmir
Punjab
Harappa and Mohenjodaro
Kusinagar
 

Right Answer: 3
The civilization was first identified in 1921 at Harappa in the Punjab region and then in 1922 at Mohenjo-daro (Mohenjodaro), near the Indus River in the Sindh (Sind) region.
Question ID: 255

14Who was the founder of Sathavahana Kingdom?
Satakarni
Gautamiputra Satakarni
Yagnamitra Satakarni
Simukha
 

Right Answer: 4
Simuka was an Indian king belonging to the Satavahana dynasty. He is mentioned as the first king in a list of royals in a Satavahana inscription at Nanaghat.
Question ID: 52

15Who wrote the book Rama Charitha Manas?
Thulasi Das
Bhaktha Kabir
Bhaktha Ramdev
Valmiki
 

Right Answer: 1
Ramcharit Manas is an epic poem in Awadhi language, composed by the 16th-century Indian bhakti poet Tulsidas (CE 1532-1623).
Question ID: 175

16Where was Gautama Buddha got nirvan (Enlightenment)?
Kusinagar
Kapilavasthu
Gaya
Prayaga
 

Right Answer: 3
On the day of Buddha Purnima, the supreme light of realization dawned on Buddha and he attained Enlightenment(Nirvan) beneath the Bodhi tree at Bodha Gaya.
Question ID: 191

17Which of the following was the birth place of Gautama Buddha?
Lumbinivanam
Saranath
Gaya
Prayaga
 

Right Answer: 1
Gautama Buddha was born in Lumbini, now in Nepal, and raised in Kapilavastu, now Tilaurakot, Nepal.
Question ID: 192

18The ancient Indian King who first introduced inscriptions was________
Kulakarni
Chanakya
Ashoka
Gupta
 

Right Answer: 3
The earliest undisputed deciphered epigraphy found in India are the Edicts of Ashoka of the 3rd century BCE, in the Brahmi script.
Question ID: 42

19Who wrote the Book Raghu Vamsha the story of Raghu Dynasty?
Tenali Rama Krishna
Bammera Pothana
Kalidas
Vishnu Sharma
 

Right Answer: 3
Raghuvamsha is a Sanskrit mahakavya (epic poem) by the most celebrated Sanskrit poet Kalidasa. The stories related to the Raghu dynasty, namely the family of Dilipa and his descendants up to Agnivarna, who include Raghu, Dasharatha and Rama.
Question ID: 174

20Who was thehe king of Magadha that became a disciple of Buddha?
Sathavahana
Chandra Gupta
Ashoka
Sudhodhana
 

Right Answer: 3
Ashoka the Great was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty, converted to Buddhism after witnessing the mass deaths of the Kalinga War, which he had waged out of a desire for conquest and which reportedly directly resulted in more than 100,000 deaths and 150,000 deportations.
Question ID: 144


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