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MCQ> 16 Mahajanpadas and Magadha Empire

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MCQ> 16 Mahajanpadas and Magadha Empire: Dear reader, we have selected the most important objective questions and answers from the Sixteenth Mahajanpadas and Magadha Empire. These are very important for CGL SSC Railway UPSC IAS etc.

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Q.1 In which Mahajanapada Gautama Buddha was died?

A: Vatsa
B: Kosala
C: Mall
D: Anga

Answer:

Mall

Q.2 Who was the first foreigner to invade India?

A: Alamgir
B: Muhammad bin Quasim
C: Mahmud of Ghazni
D: Darius I

Answer:

Darius I

Q.3 Who was the first monarch of Magadh in 16th century B.C.

A: Chandragupta Maurya
B: Bimbisara
C: Sishunaga
D: Devadutta

Answer

Bimbisara

Q.4 Which was the earliest capital of Magadha?

A: Vaishali
B: Benarash
C: Rajgir
D: Patliputra

Answer

Rajgir

Q.5 Who transferred his capital from Rajgir to Patliputra?

A: Chandragupta II
B: Ashoka
C: Udayin
D: Harshabardhana

Answer

Udayin

Q.6 Who transferred his capital from Patliputra to Vaishali?

A: Ahoka
B: Dhanananda
C: Shishunaga
D: Giriraja

Answer:

Shishunag

Q.7 In which battle Alexander defeated king Puru?

A: Battle of Panipath
B: Battle of Buxer
C: Battle of Hydaspas
D: Battle of Palasi

Answer:

Battle of Hydaspas

Q.8 Which is the largest center in ancient India?

A: Varanasi
B: Udayin
C: Kausambi
D: Taxila

Answer

Kausambi

Q.9 Which king is titled as the “Second Parshurama”?

A: Mahapadma Nanda
B: Bimbisara
C: Cyrus
D: Shishunaga

Answer

Mahapadma Nanda

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Q.10 The king who claimed himself as the first Imperial ruler of India?

A: Ajatasatru
B: Bimbisara
C: Udayin
D: Sasanka

Answer

Udayin

Q.11 Along the bank of which river Alexander defeated king Puru?

A: Indus
B: Satadru
C: Jhelum
D: Chenab

Answer

Jhelum

Q.12 Where king Alexander died?

A: Patliputra
B: Vaisali
C: Babylon
D: Rajgir

Answer

Babylon

Q.13 Among which the Sculptures of Gandhara school reflect?

[UP PSC 1996]

A: Greeks
B: Europe
C: Central Asia
D: China

Answer

Greeks

Q.15 The founder of Nanda Dynasty was

A: Mahapadma Nanda
B: Dhana Nanda
C: Sishunag Nanda
D: Shiva Nanda

Answer

Mahapadma Nanda

Q.16 Among the following who is contemporary of Gautama Buddha?

[CDS 2003]

A: Ajatsatru
B: Bindusara
C: Alauddin Khilji
D: Babur

Answer:

Ajatsatru

Q.17 The most significant ruler of Kalinga was

[IFC 1993]

A: Ashoka
B: Kharavela
C: Chandragupta Maurya
D: Devadatta

Answer

Kharavela

Q.18 Which Mahajanapada was destroyed by the influence of Shishunag Dynasty?

A: Chedi
B: Kashi
C: Avanti
D: Magadha

Answer

Avanti

Q.19 Among which Mahajanpadas Bimbisara had not friend relationship?

A: Magadha
B: Avanti
C: Vatsa
D: Anga

Answer

Anga

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Q.20 The most powerful city among all the Mahajanpadas is –

[IAS 1999]

A: Magadha
B: Patliputra
C: Kashi
D: Vaishali

Answer

Magadha

Q.21 Which Mahajanapada was situated on the bank of Yamuna?

[IAS 2008]

A: Vatsa
B: Surasena
C: Kosala
D: Panchal

Answer

Vatsa

Q.22 Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila Located?

A: Ganga and Yamuna
B: Mahanadi and Godavari
C: Indus and Jhelum
D: Krishna and Kaveri

Answer:

Indus and Jhelum