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MCQ> History General Knowledge Set 1 – Gupta Period

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 Gupta period. These MCQs are very important as a general knowledge for various examinations.

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Q.1Maharajadhiraja‘ title won by which Gupta King?

A: Chandragupta Maurya
B: Chandragupta I
C: Harshabardhana
D: Chandragupta II

Answer

Chardragupta I

Q.2 What is the meaning of title ‘Maharajadhira‘ ?

A: King of All
B: King of People
C: King of Kings
D: King of States

Answer

King of Kings

Q.3 The name of Gupta ruler who campaigned to south India is –

[Income Tax Exam 1991]

A: Samudragupta
B: Chadragupta I
C: Ashoka
D: Kaniska

Answer

Samudragupta

Q.4 Among which of the following Gupta king is related to Licchavi on mother side?

[IAS 2004]

A: Samudragupta
B: Chardragupta II
C: Chardragupta Maurya
D: Devgupta

Answer

Samudragupta

Q.5 The council of ‘Navaratna‘ is associated with

[Railway 1995]

A: Chardragupta II
B: Ashoka
C: Srigupta
D: Bindusara

Answer

Chandrgupta II

Q.6 Which of the following inscription describe the reign of Samudragupta?

[CDS 2010]

A: Allahabad Pillar
B: Qutub Minar
C: Ihole Inscription
D: Hatigupha

Answer

Allahabad Inscription

Q.7Panchatantra‘ a famous book written during which of the following period?

[NDA 1991]

A: Vedic Period
B: Pre-Gupta Period
C: Gupta Period
D: Maurya Period

Answer

Gupta Period

Q.8 Who wrote the book ‘Panchatantra

A: Aryabhatta
B: Banbhatta
C: Vishnu Sharma
D: Vishakhamitra

Answer

Vishnu Sharma

Q.9 Which book provide the information of economical condition of Gupta period?

[IAS 2002]

A; Arthashastra
B: Ramayana
C: Indica
D: Mudrarakshas

Answer

Arthahastra

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Q.10 Which is not reason of declination of Gupta period?

[IAS 2003]

A: Poor quality of goods
B: Chinese invention
C: Arabs invention
D: Fall of Roman empire

Answer

Poor quality of goods

Q.11 Samudragupta was unique among Hindu rulers due to his –

[IAS 2003]

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

Answer

Passion for conquest and empire building

Q.12 What was the main reason of 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

Answer

To visit Buddhist monasteries

Q.14 Choose the correct chronological order –

[IAS 2004]

A: Gupta > Maurya > Shaka > Sultan
B: Maurya > Gupta > Shaka > Sultan
C: Maurya > Shaka > Gupta > Sultan
D: Shaka > Maurya > Gupta > Sultan

Answer

Maurya > Shaka > Gupta > Sultan

Q.15 ‘Mrichchhakatika’ book by Shudraka deal with –

[IAS 2002]

A: Love affairs
B: Economic Condition
C: Military expedition
D: Social Condition

Answer

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

Answer

Famous Physician in the court of Vikramaditya

Q.17 The inventor of Algebra considered to

A: Aryabhatta
B: Barahaminir
C: Chanakya
D: Newton

Answer

Aryabhatta

Q. 18 Who introduced the decimal system?

A: Aryabhatta
B: Bhaskara
D: Socretice
D: Ramanujam

Answer

Bhaskara

Q.19 What kind of Gupta administration was –

[CDS 2003]

A: anarchical
B: Monarchical
C: Republican
D: Communist

Answer

Monarchic

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Q.20 Which Gupta king performed the horse sacrifice to show strength?

A: Rama Gupta
B: Srigupta
C: Kumargupta
D: Adityasena

Answer

Adityasena

Q.21 The foreigner absorbed great part of Indian society from which period?

[MBA 1995]

A: Maurya Period
B: Gupta Period
C: Sultan period
D: Mughal period

Answer

Gupta Period

Q.22 Kalidasa lived in the court of which king?

A: Chandragupta Ii
B: Ashoka
C: Chandragupta I
D: Harshabardhana

Answer

Chandragupta II

Q.23 Sanskrit plays in Gupta era were spoken in which language?

[IAS 1995]

A: Pali
B: Prakrit
C: Hindi
D: Sanskrit

Answer

Prakrit

Q.24 From where we can find the name of poet Kalidasa?

A: Ihole inscription
B: Hatigumpha inscription
C: Allahabad Inscription
D: Girnar Inscription

Answer

Ihole Inscription

Q.25 From where Ajanta Painting depict scenes?

[ Income Tax 1990]

A: Jatakas
B: Sarnath Inscription
C: Alapadu Grant
D: Girnar Inscription

Answer

Jatakas

Q.26 What described in Ajanta Painting?

[IAS 2003]

A: Gautama Buddha’s life
B: Gandharva Apsaras
C: Animal Birds
D: All

Answer

All of above

Q.27 Colossal images of Buddha were works of which of the following art?

[Railway 1994]

A: Gupta Art
B: Mauryan Art
C: Shaka Art
D: Gandhara Art

Answer

Gupta Art

Q.28 ‘Napoleon of India’ is called to which king?

A: Samudragupta
B: Chandragupta
C: Ashoka
D: Bindusara

Answer

Samudragupta

Q.29 Use of white marble was the characteristics features of –

[CDS 2010]

A: Amravati School Art
B: Taxila School Art
C: Nalanda Art
D: Gandhara School Art

Answer

Amravati School art

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Q.30 Match the following –

[IAS 1995]

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

Answer

A

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