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Right Answer: 1Meghadoota 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
Right Answer: 3Hindu 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
Right Answer: 1Shakuntala 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
Right Answer: 1The 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
Right Answer: 1The 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
Right Answer: 4The 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
Right Answer: 1There 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
Right Answer: 1Mohenjo-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
Right Answer: 1Aryabhatta and Varahamihira belonged to Gupta age. During Gupta period education flourished and many great discoveries were made in these fields.Question ID: 94
Right Answer: 3Queen Maya Devi of Sakya was mother of Gautama Buddh. She died after seven days giving him birth.Question ID: 145
Right Answer: 1Brihatkatha is an ancient Indian epic, said to have been written by Gunadhya in a poorly understood language known as PaisaciQuestion ID: 154
Right Answer: 3Agriculture was the main occupation of the Indus Valley people. Crops such as wheat, barley, peas and bananas were raised.Question ID: 253
Right Answer: 3The 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
Right Answer: 4Simuka 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
Right Answer: 1Ramcharit Manas is an epic poem in Awadhi language, composed by the 16th-century Indian bhakti poet Tulsidas (CE 1532-1623).Question ID: 175
Right Answer: 3On 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
Right Answer: 1Gautama Buddha was born in Lumbini, now in Nepal, and raised in Kapilavastu, now Tilaurakot, Nepal.Question ID: 192
Right Answer: 3The earliest undisputed deciphered epigraphy found in India are the Edicts of Ashoka of the 3rd century BCE, in the Brahmi script.Question ID: 42
Right Answer: 3Raghuvamsha 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
Right Answer: 3Ashoka 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