MCQ> History General Knowledge Set 1 from Gupta Period: Dear aspirant, We have chosen most important as well as top objective Questions with Answers from the Gupta period. These MCQs are very important as a piece of general knowledge for various examinations.
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Q.1 ‘Maharajadhiraja‘ title won by which Gupta King?
A: Chandragupta Maurya
B: Chandragupta I
D: Chandragupta II
Q.2 What is the meaning of the title ‘Maharajadhira‘?
A: King of All
B: King of People
C: King of Kings
D: King of States
King of Kings
Q.3 The name of Gupta ruler who campaigned to south India is –
[Income Tax Exam 1991]
B: Chandragupta I
Q.4 Among which of the following Gupta king is related to Licchavi on the mother side?
B: Chandragupta II
C: Chandragupta Maurya
Q.5 The council of ‘Navaratna‘ is associated with
A: Chandragupta II
Q.6 Which of the following inscription describe the reign of Samudragupta?
A: Allahabad Pillar
B: Qutub Minar
C: Ihole Inscription
Q.7 ‘Panchatantra‘ a famous book written during which of the following period?
A: Vedic Period
B: Pre-Gupta Period
C: Gupta Period
D: Maurya Period
Q.8 Who wrote the book ‘Panchatantra‘
C: Vishnu Sharma
Q.9 Which book provides information about economical condition of the Gupta period?
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Q.10 Which is not a reason for declination of the Gupta period?
A: Poor quality of goods
B: Chinese invention
C: Arabs invention
D: Fall of the Roman empire
Poor quality of goods
Q.11 Samudragupta was unique among Hindu rulers due to his –
A: Passion for conquest and empire building
B: Desire to conquest all over India
C: Desire to create big buildings
D: Gupta empire lasted over two hundred years
Passion for conquest and empire building
Q.12 What was the main reason for Fahien to visit India?
A: Record Gupta Administrative system
B: Learn the economic condition of India
C: to visit Buddhist monasteries
D: To trade with India
To visit Buddhist monasteries
Q.14 Choose the correct chronological order –
A: Gupta > Maurya > Shaka > Sultan
B: Maurya > Gupta > Shaka > Sultan
C: Maurya > Shaka > Gupta > Sultan
D: Shaka > Maurya > Gupta > Sultan
Maurya > Shaka > Gupta > Sultan
Q.15 ‘Mrichchhakatika’ book by Shudraka deal with –
A: Love affairs
B: Economic Condition
C: Military expedition
D: Social Condition
Love affairs of rich merchants in Gupta period
Q.16 Who was ‘Dhanvantari‘ in Gupta era?
[Asst Com PF 2002]
A: Famous General
B: famous Physician
C: Great Musician
D: Great Mathematician
Famous Physician in the court of Vikramaditya –
Q.17 The inventor of Algebra considered to
Q. 18 Who introduced the decimal system?
Q.19 What kind of Gupta administration was –
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Q.20 Which Gupta king performed the horse-sacrifice to show strength?
A: Rama Gupta
Q.21 The foreigner absorbed a great part of Indian society from which period?
A: Maurya Period
B: Gupta Period
C: Sultan period
D: Mughal period
Q.22 Kalidasa lived in the court of which king?
A: Chandragupta Ii
C: Chandragupta I
Q.23 Sanskrit plays in the Gupta era were spoken in which language?
Q.24 From where we can find the name of the poet Kalidasa?
A: Ihole inscription
B: Hatigumpha inscription
C: Allahabad Inscription
D: Girnar Inscription
Q.25 From where Ajanta Painting depicts scenes?
[ Income Tax 1990]
B: Sarnath Inscription
C: Alapadu Grant
D: Girnar Inscription
Q.26 What described in Ajanta Painting?
A: Gautama Buddha’s life
B: Gandharva Apsaras
C: Animal Birds
All of the above
Q.27 Colossal images of Buddha were works of which of the following art?
A: Gupta Art
B: Mauryan Art
C: Shaka Art
D: Gandhara Art
Q.28 ‘Napoleon of India’ is called to which king?
Q.29 Use of white marble was the characteristics features of –
A: Amravati School Art
B: Taxila School Art
C: Nalanda Art
D: Gandhara School Art
Amravati School art
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Q.30 Match the following –
i) Vikrama Era a) 3100 B.C
ii) Gupta Era b) 78 A.D
iii) Shaka Era c) 319 AD
iii) Kali Era d) 57 A.D
—i) ii) iii) iv)
A: d c b a
B: a b c d
C: d c b a
D: d c a b