Tuesday, February 25, 2020

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

UPSC | SSC | Rail NTPC | RRB | State PSC | Ancient Indian History MCQ P13


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61. The Mauryan ruler who used the name 'Piyadasi' in his official declarations was
(A) Chandragupta Maurya
(B) Brihaddrata
(C) Bimbisara
(D) Ashoka

Correct Answer: [D] Ashoka.
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62. Si-Yu-Ki was authored by
(A) Megasthenes
(B) I- Tsing
(C) Huen - Tsang
(D) Fa- Hien

Correct Answer: [C] Huen - Tsang.
Explanation: Huan-Tsang was a chines traveler who came to Indian during 630 CE in the time of Harshavardhana. He was in India for 14 years. During this time he has studied Hindu and Buddhist religious text from Śīlabhadra for five years. He mentioned the Harshavardhana as the greatest king of north India and Pulokesin II as the greatest king of south India in his book Si-Yu-Ki.
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63. The Vikramasila-Vihara was founded by
(A) Surapala
(B) Dharmapala
(C) Mahipala I
(D) Devapala

Correct Answer: [B] Dharmapala.
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64. The first historical emperor of ancient India was
(A) Mahapadmananda
(B) Bimbisara
(C) Chandragupta Maurya
(D) Samudragupta

Correct Answer: [C] Chandragupta Maurya.
Explanation: 1. "Mahapadma Nanda was the first great historiacl emperor of Northern India" … Dr Radhakumud Mukharjee 2. "First historical founder of a great empire in India" by Dr Hemchandra Raychaudhuri about Chandragupta Maurya
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65. Who was known as Amitraghata?
(A) Ashoka
(B) Samudragupta
(C) Bindusara
(D) Bimbisara

Correct Answer: [C] Bindusara.
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