Practice MCQ on Punjab History Part-5

1.Which of the following are esentially books of rituals ?
(A)The Vedas
(B)The Upanishads
(C)The Aranyakas
(D)The Brahmanas



2.Which of the following is not an important work of kalidasa
(A)Shakuntala
(B)Kumarasambhava
(C)Gita Govinda
(D)Meghadoot



3.The mother of vardhamana Mahavira was a ?
(A)Lichavi Princess
(B)Maurya Princess
(C)Saka Princess
(D)None of the above



4.Who amoung the following were also known as Tocharians?
(A)Kushanas
(B)Hunas
(C)Greeks
(D)Shakas



5. In jainism, 'perfect knowledge' is referred to as ?
(A)Jina
(B)Ratna
(C)Kaivalya
(D)Nirvana



6. Fourth Buddhist Council was held at ?
(A)Kapilvastu
(B)Kashmir
(C)Sarnath
(D)Bodhgaya



7. The first metal to be extensively used by the people in india was ?
(A)Bronze
(B)Copper
(C)Iron
(D)Tin



8. The Gupta king who is known in the Indian legends as Vikramaditya was ?
(A)Chandragupta I
(B)Chandragupta II
(C)Samudragupta I
(D)Samudragupta II



9. Two highest,gods in the Vedic religion were ?
(A)Agni and Savitri
(B)Vishnu and Mitra
(C)Indra and Varuna
(D)Surya and Pushan



10. Meghasthanes was the Ambassador of ?
(A)Selukos Nikator
(B)Alexander
(C)Darius
(D)The Persians



11. The harappan economy was Primarily__________ in nature ?
(A)Rural
(B)Indusrial
(C)Urban
(D)Capitalist



12. Kalinga was took place in the year ?
(A)263 BC
(B)240 BC
(C)261 BC
(D)232 BC



13.The most important Pahlava ruler was______ ?
(A)Mues
(B)Gondophemes
(C)Menander
(D)Darius



14. Who was referred to as Amitraghata by the Greeks ?
(A)Chandragupta Maurya
(B)Bimbisara
(C)Bindusara
(D)Vasudeva



15. The caves of Ajanta aand Ellora belonged to ?
(A)Sikhs
(B)Hindus
(C)Jains
(D)Buddhists