Indian History Mock Test – 53

Question No:1

St. Thomas is said to have come to India to propagate Christianity during the reign of—

A. Shenguttavan (Cher
B. Karikal (Chola)
C. Nendujelian (Pandya)
D. Gondapharnese (Parthian)

Question No:2

Who started the Saka Era and when ?

A. Kadphises in 58 BC
B. Vikramaditya in 58 BC
C. Rudradaman I in 78 AD
D. Kanishka in 78 AD

Question No:3

Charakvfas the famous court physician of—

A. Harsha
B. ChandraguptaMaurya
C. Ashoka
D. Kanishka

Question No:4

In the kingdom of Satavahanas of ancient India, a district was called—

A. ahara
B. kataka
C. rashtra
D. vihara

Question No:5

At which of the following places was the headless statue of Kanishka found ?

A. Allahabad
B. Mathura
C. Sanchi
D. Takshsila

Question No:6

With whose reign is the Gandhara school of Art associated ?

A. Kanishka
B. Chandragupta Vikramaditya
C. Harsha
D. Ashoka

Question No:7

Which one of the following dynasties was associated with Gandhara school of Art ?

A. Chalukyas
B. Guptas
C. Kushans
D. Mauryas

Question No:8

The destruction of the Mauryan Empire was followed by a series of invasion, and first to invade India were the—

A. Indo-Bactrians
B. Sakas
C. Indo-Parthians
D. Kushans

Question No:9

Consider the following statements—

1. The Gandhara art of the Peshawar Valley is known for some of the finest sculptures made {in dark grey schist.
2. The Kushans were the first Indian king to have portraits of themselves made in their shrines.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Question No:10

Which of the following dynasties succeeded Sungas ?

A. Satavahanas
B. Kushans
C. Kanvas
D. Guptas

Question No:11

A Buddhist Council during the reign of Kanishka was held at—

A. Magadha
B. Pataliputra
C. Kashmir
D. Rajgriha

Question No:12

Which Chinese general defected Kanishka ?

A. PenChao
B. Pan Yang
C. Chi Huang Ti
D. Ho Ti

Question No:13

Who of the following did not adorn the court of Kanishka I?

A. Ashwaghosha
B. Parshva
C. Vasumitra
D. Vishakhdatta

Question No:14

The capital of Satvahanas was located at—

A. Amaravati
B. Paithan
C. Naldurg
D. Durg

Question No:15

Who among the following rulers has been mentioned as protector of Varna System ?

A. Pushyamitra Sunga
B. Kharvela
C. Gautamiputra Satakarni
D. Vasudeva

Question No:16

The art style which combines Indian and Greek feature is called—

A. Sikhar
B. Vesar
C. Gandhar
D. Nagar

Question No:17

Who was called by Vindhya Adhipati ?

A. Simuka
B. Gautamiputra Satkarni
C. Ashoka
D. ChandraguptaMaurya

Question No:18

In which year was Sakabda/ Saka Samvata started—

A. 78A.D.
B. 58 B.C.
C. 273 B.C.
D. 420 A.D.

Question No:19

When did the Mathura School of Art flourish ?

A. Sunga Period
B. Satavahan Period
C. Suba Period
D. Kushana Period

Question No:20

The practice of military governorship was first introduced in India by the—

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