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MCQ> History General Knowledge Set 2 – Gupta Period

MCQ> History General Knowledge Set 2 – Gupta Period: Dear aspirant, all the important question came in the various exams and probable questions with answers from history Gupta period are listed below as an objective type. So I advice all of you to practice these set of MCQs regularly to build up a strong base of your General knowledge.

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Important Points on Gupta Dynasty

Q.1 Who contributed The Chalukya in Western India?

[Engineering Service 1993]

A: Pathans
B: Mughal
C: Gupta
D: Satabahana

Answer

Gupta

Q.2 The port which handle trade with north India in Gupta period was –

[IAS 1999]

A: Lothal
B: Kalibangan
C: Broach
D: Bombay

Answer

Broach

Q.3 The name of the silver coin in Gupta era was –

[IAS 1997]

A: Dinaras
B: Rupayakas
C: Tanka
D: Mudra

Answer

Rupayakas

Q.4 Mihirakula, a Hun ruler defeated by –

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

Answer

Yasodharman

Q.5 Which location was not a place for learning in Gupta era?

A: Patliputra
B: Ujjain
C: Vaishali
D: Mathura

Answer

Vaishali

Q.6 Which Gupta ruler made a brave stand against Huns?

A: Chandragupta I
B: Samudragupta II
C: Ramagupta
D: Skandagupta

Answer

Skandagupta

Q.7 Aryabhatta if famous for his –

A: Concept of Zero
B: Discovery of Earth revolve around sun
C: Earth’s magnetic field
D: Theory of planetary motion

Answer

Concept of Zero

Q.8Devichandraguptam‘ was related to which Gupta king?

A: Chandragupta II
B: Chandragupta I
C: Srigupta
D: Kumargupta

Answer

Chandragupta II

Q.9 Gupta Period “The Golden Age of India” due to –

A: development in the field of science
B: peace and prosperity
C: religious tolerance
D: all of above

Answer

All of above

Other History MCQ: MCQ> 16 Mahajanpadas and Magadha Empire

Q.10 Which is the oldest among the following dynasty?

[CPO AC 2003]

A: Sultanate
B: Maurya dynasty
C: Gupta dynasty
D: Satavahana dynasty

Answer

Maurya Dynasty

Q.11 The Iron pillar near Quwatul mosque in Delhi is famous for which king?

[UP PSC 2002]

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

Answer

Chandragupta

Q.12 During which reign the Huns invaded in India for the first time?

A: Kumargupta
B: Ramagupta
C: Chandragupta II
D: Samudragupta

Answer

Kumargupta

Q.13 Who of the following discovered the number Zero?

[IAS 1995]

A: Varahamihir
B: Sudraka
C: Aryabhatta
D: Unknown Indian

Answer

Unknown Indian

Q.14 Who is known as the Indian Shakespeare?

A: Kalidasa
B: Varahmihir
C: Harisena
D: Bharavi

Answer

Kalidasa

Q.15 Who anticipated Newton by saying that Earth attract all the things?

 [IAS 1995]

A: Brahmagupta
B: Aryabhatta
C: Raghuvansa
D: Vishakhadatta

Answer

Brahmagupta

Q.16 Which Gupta ruler is famous for music and acquired title of ‘Kaviraja‘?

A: Srigupta
B: Samudragupta
C: Kumargupta
D: Kanishka

Answer

Samudragupta

Q.17 Contemporary dynasty of Gupta from south India was –

A: Chalukya
B: Satavahana
C: Choal
D: Vakatakas

Answer

Vatakas

Q.18 Which Hindu king is considered to have the same qualities of Samudragupta and Ashoka?

A: Harshavardhana
B: Chandragupta Maury
C: Muhammad bin Tughlaq
D: Alauddin Khilji

Answer

Harshavarhana

Q.19 During which reign Nalanda Vishavidyalay flourished ?

[Astt. Comm. PF 2002]

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

Answer

Harsha

Q.20 Who was able to unite the northern India after Gupta era?

[UDC 1991]

A: Harshavardhana
B: Rajput rulers
C: Pulakeshi II
D: Shaka rulers

Answer

Harshavardhana

Other History MCQ:  Mauryan Empire Questions with Answers

Q.21 Where Pushyabhuti dynasty ruled over?

[Railway 1995]

A: Taneshwar
B: Magadha
C: Varanashi
D: Delhi

Answer

Thaneshwar

Q.22 Hieun Tsang, visited India during –

[CDS 2004]

A: Harshavardhana
B: Samudragupta
C: Chandragupta Maurya
D: Kanishka

Answer

Harshavardhana

Q.23 Who wrote ‘Kadambari‘?

[MBA 1995]

A: Kalidasa
B: Megasthenese
C: Fahien
D: Bana

Answer

Bana

Q.24 The father of Ayurveda was considered to

[CDS 1994]

A: Sushruta
B: Charaka
C: Patanjali
D: Priyadarshika

Answer

Charaka

Q.25 Nalanda Mahavira was famous for the study of:

[CDS 1994]

A: Hinduism
B: Buddhism
C: Jainism
D: Persian

Answer

Buddhism

Q.26  Which Bengali scholar was the head of Nalanda Mahavira?

[Railway 1995]

A: Sheelvadra
B: Vashudeva
C: Fahien
D: Atisha

Answer

Sheelvadra

Other History MCQ: Vedic Age: The Aryans; Objective Question Answer

Q.27 The oldest place of learning was –

A: Taxila
B: Nalanda University
C: Varanashi
D: Vidramashila

Answer

Taxila

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