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1Where 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

2Who taught the doctrine of Sunyatha?
Nagarjuna
Sankaracharya
Harisena
Vallabhacharya
 

Right Answer: 1
Nagarjuna's unique perspective which is grounded in the insight of emptiness (sunyata), a concept which does not mean “non-existence” or “nihility” (abhava), but rather the lack of autonomous existence (nihsvabhava).
Question ID: 47

3Who was the Son of Siddhartha Gautama?
Mahavir
Rahula
Kasappa
Ananda
 

Right Answer: 2
Gotama had a wife, Yasodhara, and a son, named Rahula.
Question ID: 193

4Which of the following metals were not used by the Indus people?
Iron
Bronze
Gold
Copper
 

Right Answer: 1
Metals such as copper, lead, gold, bronze and silver were used by the metallurgists of Indus Valley. Iron was not used by indus people.
Question ID: 254

5What is the sacred book of Buddhism called?
Tripitakas
Kalagnan
Anagas
Epics
 

Right Answer: 1
Theravada Buddhism, the standard collection of buddhavacana are in pali script, also known as the Tripi?aka (three baskets).
Question ID: 195

6Who 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

7In whose reign Mogul Paintings were reached its climax?
Jahangir
Humain
Auranga Jeb
Akbar
 

Right Answer: 1
After the death of Akbar, architect of the Mughal empire and active patron of the arts, his son Jahangir ascended to the throne.
Question ID: 41

8Where 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

9Who was the wife of Gautama Buddha?
Sangha Mithra
Vishnavi
Maya Devi
Yasodhara
 

Right Answer: 4
Gautama Buddha was married to Yasodhara who was the daughter of King Suppabuddha.
Question ID: 194

10Who was mughal king that transferred his capital from Delhi to Devagiri?
Illitushmish
Gausuddin Balwan
Allawuddin Kilji
Mohd Bin Tuglaq
 

Right Answer: 4
In 1327, Tughluq ordered to move his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad (also known as Devagiri) (in present-day Maharashtra) in the Deccan region of India.
Question ID: 39

11Arya 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

12To which of the following age, was the Indus Valley Civilization belong?
Bronze Age
Old Stone Age
Pre historic Age
None
 

Right Answer: 1
The Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC), also known as the Indus Civilisation, was a Bronze Age civilisation in the north western regions of South Asia, lasting from 3300 BCE to 1300 BCE.
Question ID: 257

13Which 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

14Who 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

15Who wrote the book Humayun Nama on request of emperor Akbar during his reign?
Gulbadan Begam
Ahmed Yadgar
Abbas Sarwani
Faizis Sarhindi
 

Right Answer: 1
Gulbadan Begum ( c. 1523-1603) was a Mughal princess and the daughter of Emperor Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire. Humayun Nama was the biography of Emperor Humayun.
Question ID: 146

16The earliest civilization in India which belonged to the metal age was ________
Indus Valley
Dravidian Civilization
Babylonia
None
 

Right Answer: 1
Indus civilization, also called Indus valley civilization or Harappan civilization, the earliest known urban culture of the Indian subcontinent.
Question ID: 40

17Who 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

18Whose 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

19Who 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

20The 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


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