Tuesday, April 9, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Ancient Indian History MCQs For Government Exams P11

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51. Who composed Allahabad Prasasti?
(A) Harisena
(B) Vasumitra
(C) Asvaghosha
(D) Nagarjuna

Correct Answer: [A] Harisena.
52. To which period of Indian history did Aryabhatta and Varahamihira (Scientist and Mathematician respectively) belong?
(A) Pala period
(B) Delhi Sultanate
(C) Maurya period
(D) Gupta period

Correct Answer: [D] Gupta period.
Explanation: Aryabhatiya and Surya Siddhanta were written Aryabhatta. He belongs to the Gupta period. He is credited with the invention of the decimal system and zero. He told for the first time that the Earth is not static, it rotates around the sun.
53. Who among the following said 'All men are my Children' and just as I desire happiness in those worlds and the next, so also I desire to all men?
(A) Chandragupta
(B) Ashoka
(C) Ajatsatru
(D) Bindusara

Correct Answer: [B] Ashoka.
54. Lion capital in currency notes was discovered from
(A) Delhi
(B) Sarnath
(C) Bodh Gaya
(D) Sanchi

Correct Answer: [B] Sarnath.
55. The Lion capital of currency notes was discovered from
(A) Bodh Gaya
(B) Sarnath
(C) Bharut
(D) Sanchi

Correct Answer: [B] Sarnath.


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