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Post Mauryan Period Model Questions 2015

1.   Which of the following were the contemporaries of Kanishka?

(a)    Kamban, banabhatta, asvaghosha
(b)   Nagarjuna, Asvaghoshs, vasumitra
(c)    Asvadhosha, kalidas, nagarjuna
(d)   Asvaghosha and kamban

2.   The prakrit text Gatha Saptasai is attributed to the Satvahang king

(a)    Gautamiputra Satkarni
(b)   Hala
(c)    Yajna Satkarni
(d)   Vasishtputra pulumayi

3.   The first to establish trade contacts with the Roman empire wre
(a)    Indo Greeks
(b)   Kushanas
(c)    Tamils
(d)   Sakas

4.   Which one of the following kings controlled the famous silk-route fo central Asia?
(a)    Harsha
(b)   Chandragupta II
(c)    Ashoka
(d)   Kanishka

5.   The destruction of the mauryan Empire was following by a series of invasions, and the first to invade india were the

(a)    Bactrian –Greeks
(b)   Parthians
(c)    Kushanas
(d)    Shakas

6.   Match the following;
List I
List II

       A.      Kushanas
       B.      Satavahanas
       C.      Shakas

       1.       Bronze coins
      2.       Gold coins
     3.       Silver coins
     4.       Lead coins

Codes
                               A  B   C 
(a)    2  4  3 
(b)   3  2  1
(c)    3  2  1
(d)   2  1  3
7.   Kanishka ruled over Afghanistan and part of north India from two capitals. One was purushapura which was the other?

(a)    Ujjain
(b)   Pataliputra
(c)    Mathura
(d)   Taxila

8.   Match the following :

List I
(dynasty)
List II
(kingdom)
           A.      Chalukyas
           B.      Pallavas
           C.      Pandyas
           D.      Satavahanas

        1.       Kanchipuram
         2.       Badami
         3.       Vengi
         4.       Madural



Codes
                         A   B   C   D
(a)    2   1   4  3
(b)   2   4    1  3
(c)    3   4    1  2
(d)   3    1   4   2

9.   In the gupta age, carahamihira wrote the famous book, brihat samhita. It was a treatise on

(a)    Astronomy
(b)   Statecraft
(c)    Ayurvedic system of medicine
(d)   Economics

10.   The great grammarian patanjali of ancient India was whose contemporary among the following?
(a)    Chandragupta Maurya
(b)   Ashoka
(c)    Pushyamitra sunga
(d)   Susarman kanva

Answer:



1.       B
2.       B
3.       C
4.       D
5.       A
6.       A
7.       C
8.       A
9.       A
10.   C

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