Indian History Mock Test – 51

Question No:1

Inhowmany adhikaranasistheKautilya’s’Arthashastra’ divided ?

A. 11
B. 12
C. 14
D. 15

Question No:2

Who identified the name Sandrocottus as Chandragupta Maurya ?

A. William Jones
B. V. A. Smith
C. R. K. Mookerji
D. D.R. Bhandarkar

Question No:3

Who deciphered the Brahmi inscription of Ashoka first time ?

A. James Princep
B. H.D. Sankaliya
C. S. R. Goyal
D. V. N. Mishra

Question No:4

The last Mauryan emperor was—

A. Jalok
B. Avanti Varma
C. Nandi Vardhana
D. Brihadratha

Question No:5

Kautilya was the Prime Minister of—

A. Chandragupta Vikramaditya
B. Ashoka
C. Chandragupta Maurya
D. Rajajanak

Question No:6

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists :


A. Chandragupta
B. Bindusara
C. Ashoka
D. Chanakya




A. 2341
B. 1324
C. 2314
D. 3421

Question No:7

Which of the following South Indian Kingdom is not mentioned in the Ashokan inscription ?

A. Chola
B. Pandya
C. Satiyaputa
D. Satvahan

Question No:8

By which name was Chanakya known in his childhood ?

A. Ajaya
B. Chanakya
C. Vishnugupta
D. Deogupta

Question No:9

An Ashokan edict is located in Uttaranchal at—

A. DevPrayag
B. Kalsi
C. Kedarnath
D. Rishikesh

Question No:10

Who constructed Sanchi Srupa ?

A. Chandragupta
B. Kautilya
C. Gautam Buddha
D. Ashok

Question No:11

Which Indian king defeated Seleucus, the administrator of Sindh and Afghanistan appointed by Alexander ?

A. Samudragupta
B. Ashok
C. Bindusar
D. Chandragupta

Question No:12

In which of the following inscriptions the name of Ashoka has been mentioned ?

A. Bhabru Edict
B. Rock Edict XIII
C. Rummendei Pillar Inscription
D. Minor Rock Edict of Maski

Question No:13

Who in ancient India assumed the title amitraghata ?

A. Ajatshatru
B. Chandragupta Maurya
C. Bindusar
D. Ashoka

Question No:14

Chandragupta Maurya defeated—

A. Porus
B. Alexander
C. Seleucus
D. Ambhi

Question No:15

Yavanika (Curtain) was introduced in Indian theatre by which of the following ?

A. Sakas
B. Parthians
C. Greeks
D. Kushans

Question No:16

Who started the Saka Era which is still used by the Government of India ?

A. Kanishka
B. Vikramaditya
C. Samudragupta
D. Ashoka

Question No:17

Who were the first kings to issue gold coins in India ?

A. Mauryas
B. Indo—Greeks
C. Guptas
D. Kushans

Question No:18

Who among the following were contemporaries of Kanishka ?

A. Nagarjuna, Ashvaghosha, Vasumitra
B. Kamban, Banabhatta, Ashvaghosha
C. Ashvaghosha, Kalidasa, Banabhatta
D. Kalidasa, Kamban, Vasumitra

Question No:19

The greatest development in the Kushana period was in the field of—

A. Religion
B. Art
C. Literature
D. Architecture

Question No:20

What was the capital of Kanishka ?

A. Purushapura
B. Mathura
C. Taxila
D. Pataliputra