Ancient India history is very rich with story of valour, arts and culture. The knowledge of history of India is very important for Indians and specially for the aspiring candidates of UPSC, SSC or Bank PO exams and other management exams.So here is a quiz which is prepared for higher exams like UPSC.
10 Objective Type Questions For UPSC or SSC
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1. Question1 points
Which Indian was the first to put forward the theory that the earth revolves round the sun?Correct
2. Question1 points
Who among the following called himself as the “Second Alexander’?Correct
3. Question1 points
Who amongst the following created an elaborate system of municipal administration ?Correct
4. Question1 points
Who among the following was a lexicographer ?Correct
5. Question1 points
Which Pala Ruler was raised to the throne by different sections of people ?Correct
Gopala (ruled 750 – 770 CE) was the founder of the Pala Dynasty of Bengal. The last morpheme of his name pala means “protector” and was used as an ending for the names of all the Pala monarchs. Pala does not suggest or indicate any ethnic or caste considerations of the Pala dynasty.[source wikipedia.org]Incorrect
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Who founded the famous monastry at Vikramashila ?Correct
Vikramaśīla University was one of the two most important centers of Buddhist learning in India during the Pala dynasty, along with Nālandā University. Vikramaśīla was established by King Dharmapala (783 to 820) in response to a supposed decline in the quality of scholarship at Nālandā. Atisha, the renowned pandita, is sometimes listed as a notableIncorrect
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Which the following assumed the title “Vatapikonda ‘?Correct
Narasimhavarman I was a Tamil king of the Pallava dynasty who ruled South India from 630–668 CE. He shared his father Mahendravarman I’s love of art and completed the work started by Mahendravarman in Mahabalipuram Narasimhavarman led his army along with his general Paranjothi and invaded Vatapi, successfully defeating the Chalukya king Pulakesi II in 642 CE. He returned victorious to Kanchipuram, and was given the title Vatapikondan (one who conquered Vatapi)Incorrect
8. Question1 points
Consider the following statements regarding the Vijayanagar empire:
1. It was named after the city of Vijaynagara.
2. Krishnadeva Raya was the greatest of all the Vijaynagar rulers.
3. Kings of Vijayanagar ruled on behalf of Shaivite deity.
4. Vijayanagar empire successfully resisted the march of the Delhi Sultans to the South.
Which of these statements are correct ?Correct
9. Question1 points
Which dynasty was Prithviraj Chauhan belonged to ?Correct
The Gahadvala or Gaharwar is a Hindu Rajput dynasty that ruled the kingdom of Kannauj for around a hundred years, beginning the late 11th centuryIncorrect
10. Question1 points
Which of the following statements is false?Correct