Tuesday, February 25, 2020

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Ancient History MCQ For UPSC | SSC | Rail NTPC | RRB | State PSC P21


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101. Who wrote Buddhacharita?
(A) Basumitra
(B) Vishakhadatta
(C) Nagarjuna
(D) Asvaghosa

Correct Answer: [D] Asvaghosa.
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102. The founder of Nanda Dynasty was
(A) Dhana Nanda
(B) Nagadasaka.
(C) Kalasoka
(D) Mahapadma

Correct Answer: [D] Mahapadma.
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103. The 1st capital of Magadh was
(A) Rajagriha
(B) Vaishali
(C) Pataliputra
(D) Kashi

Correct Answer: [A] Rajagriha.
Explanation: Bimbisara's first capital was at Girivraja (identified with Rajagriha). He belongs to Horyanka dynasty. He was also known as Seniya or Shrenika.
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104. The author of 'Kadambari' was
(A) Bhababhuti
(B) Banabhatta
(C) Kshemendra
(D) Kalhana

Correct Answer: [B] Banabhatta.
Explanation: Banabhatta is also know for his literary work of Harsacharata. He was coart poet of Harsavardahan. Banabhatta is also known for his literary work of Harshacharita. He was the court poet of Harshvardhan.
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105. Whose contemporary was famous of grammarian Patanjali ?
(A) Vasudeva Kamba
(B) Gantami Putra satakarni
(C) Agri mitra Sunga
(D) Pushya Mitra Sunga

Correct Answer: [D] Pushya Mitra Sunga.
Explanation: The famous work of Patanjali was Yoga Sutras, Mahabhashya in the Sanskrit language. Many thought that yoga text and grammar text was written by two different authors with the same name. Sunga dynasty was founded by Pushya Mitra Sunga.
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