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Indian History Mock Test – 42

Question No:1

In ancient India, the earliest capital of Magadha kingdom was at—

A. Pataliputra
B. Rajgir
C. Vaishali
D. Varanasi



Question No:2

When Alexander invaded India, who were the rulers of Magadha ?

A. Haryankas
B. Shishunagas
C. Nandas
D. Mauryas



Question No:3

Which one of the following rulers of Magadha was the contemporary of Alexander, the great ?

A. Mahapadmananda
B. Dhanananda
C. Sukalp
D. Chandragupta Maurya



Question No:4

Where was the seat of the first Republic of the world in 6th century BC ?

A. Vaishali
B. Athens
C. Sparta
D. Patliputra



Question No:5

By which ruler Pataliputra was chosen for the first time as a capital ?

A. Ajatasatru
B. Kalasok
C. Udayin
D. Kanishka



Question No:6

The list oi sixteen Mahajanapadas is available in—

A. Mahabharat
B. Anguttar Nikaya
C. Chhandogya Upanishad
D. Samyukta Nikaya



Question No:7

Which was the first capital of Magadha ?

A. Pataliputra
B. Vaishali
C. Girivarja (Rajgriha)
D. Champa



Question No:8

Who founded Pataliputra ?

A. Udayin
B. Ashoka
C. Bimbisar
D. Mahapadmananda



Question No:9

By whom the first republic of the world was established in Vaishali ?

A. Maurya
B. Nand
C. Gupta
D. Lichhavi



Question No:10

Match List-I with List-II ans select the correct answer from the given codes :

List-I (King) List-II (Kingdoms)

A. Pradyota 1. Magadha
B. Udayana 2. Vatsa
C. Prasenjita 3. Avanti
D. Ajatsatru 4. Kosala

Codes :
ABCD

A. 1234
B. 4321
C. 2143
D. 3412



Question No:11

Which early ruler of Magadha murdered his father to ascend the throne and, in turn, was murdered by his own son ?

A. Bimbisar
B. Ajatasatru
C. Udayan
D. Nagadashak



Question No:12

Arrange the following Magadhan dynasties in the chronological order—

1. Nandas
3. Mauryas
2. Sungas
4. Haryanks
Choose the answer from the following codes—

A. 2-1-4-3
B. 4-1-3-2
C. 3-2-1-4
D. 1-3-4-2



Question No:13

Mahajanapada situated on the bank of river Godawari was—

A. Avanti
B. Vatsa
C. Assaka
D. Kamboja



Question No:14

Who was the founder of Nanda dynasty ?

A. Bimbisara
B. Mahapadmananda
C. Ajatasatru
D. Dhanananda



Question No:15

Which one of the following dynasties was ruling over North India at the time of Alexander’s invasion ?

A. Nanda
B. Maurya
C. Sunga
D. Kanva



Question No:16

Who among the following was NOT a contemporary of other there ?

A. Bimbisara
B. Gautama Buddha
C. Milinda
D. Prasenjit



Question No:17

Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila located ?

A. Indus and Jhelum
B. Jhelum and Chenab
C. Chenab and Ravi
D. Ravi and Beas



Question No:18

Where did Lord Buddha breathe his last (Mahaparinirvari)

A. Rajgir
B. Bodh Gaya
C. Sarnath
D. Kushinagar



Question No:19

Where has the world’s largest monolithic statue of Buddha been installed ?

A. Bamiyan
B. Hyderabad
C. Kandy
D. Lhasa



Question No:20

Which among the following is the sacred book of the ‘ Buddhists ?

A. Upanishad
B. Vedas
C. Tripitaka
D. Agams