Indian History Mock Test – 55

Question No:1

During which Gupta king’s reign did the Chinese traveler Fahien visit India ?

A. Chandragupta I
B. Chandragupta II
C. Samudragupta
D. Kumaragupta

Question No:2

Which king of the Gupta Dynasty was called the ‘Napolean of India’ ?

A. Samudragupta
B. Chandragupta Vikramaditya
C. Srigupta
D. Chandragupta I

Question No:3

Who amongst the following organised Ashwamedha Yajna ?

A. Ajatashatru
B. Ashoka
C. Samudragupta
D. Chandragupta

Question No:4

Consider the following literary works :

I. Kumar Sambhavam
II. Mudrarakshasa
III. Raghuvamsa
IV. Ritusamhara

Which of these were the works of Kalidasa ?

A. I, II and III
B. II, III and IV
C. I, III and IV
D. I, II and IV

Question No:5

Which one of the following literary works did not belong to the Gupta period ?

A. Abhijnashakuntalam
B. Amarakosa
C. Charaka Samhita
D. Mrichhakatika

Question No:6

During the reign of which of the following dynasties did Kalidasa flourish ?

A. Mauryas
B. Sungas
C. Guptas
D. Vardhanas

Question No:7

Which one of the periods marks the beginning of the Indian temple architecture ?

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

Question No:8

………… assumed the title of ‘Vikramaditya’.

A. Ashoka
B. Chandragupta II
C. Kanishka
D. Samudra gupta

Question No:9

In which century did the famous Chinese pilgrim Fahien visit India ?

A. 4th century AD
B. 5th century AD
C. 6th century AD
D. 7th century AD

Question No:10

The six disctict school of Indian Philosophy—Sankhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaishasika, Mimansa, Vedanta—became fully articulated during the—

A. Vedic Age
B. Gupta Age
C. Kushana Age
D. Maurya Age

Question No:11

‘Mrichhakatika’ was written by—

A. Vikramaditya
B. Sudraka
C. Kalhana
D. Banabhatta

Question No:12

Which one of the following was the official language of Gupta period ?

A. Pali
B. Magadhi
C. Prakrit
D. Sanskrit

Question No:13

Who of the following Gupta Kings granted permission to Meghverma, the ruler of Sri Lanka to build a Buddhist temple at Gaya ?

A. Chandragupta I
B. Samudragupta
C. Chandragupta II
D. Skandagupta

Question No:14

Aryabhatta and Varahmihira belong to which age—

A. Guptas
B. Cholas
C. Mauryas
D. Mughals

Question No:15

The decimal numeral system, including the concept of zero was invented in India during which one of the following dynasty ?

A. Saka
B. Gupta
C. Pala
D. Chola

Question No:16

‘Kumarasambhavam’, an epic, was composed by—

A. Banabhatta
B. Chandbardai
C. Harisen
D. Kalidasa

Question No:17

In the courtyard of the Quwwat – ul – Islam Mosque of Delhi stands the famous iron pillar in the memory of—

A. Ashoka
B. Chandra
C. Harsha
D. Anangpal

Question No:18

Read the following statements carefully—

1. Gupta Emperors claimed divine right for themselves.
2. Their administration was highly centralized.
3. They elaborated the tradition of land-grants.
Answer on the basis of following codes :

A. 1, 2 and 3 are true
B. 1 and 2 are true
C. 1 and 3 are true
D. 2 and 3 are true

Question No:19

Sudraka’s ‘Mrichhakatikam’ is a—

A. drama
B. novel
C. poem
D. short story

Question No:20

Samudragupta has been given the title of ‘Indian Napolean1 by the historian—

A. Romila Thapar
B. V.A. Smith
C. R.C. Mazumdar
D. R. S. Sharma