1.Ashoka called the Third Buddhist Council at
Ans : Pataliputra
2.The tutor of Alexander, the great was
Ans : Aristotle
3.Which of the following literary works belongs to classical Sanskrit literature ?
Ans : Meghadutam
4.Who propounded the ‘Eight – Fold Path’ for the end of misery of mankind ?
Ans : Gautam Buddha
5.The number system ‘Zero’ was invented by
Ans : Aryabhatta
6.”Charak’ was the famous court physician of
Ans : Kanishka
7.Buddhism made an important impact by allowing two sections of society into its fold. They were
Ans : Women and Sudras
8.The language used to write source materials in ancient time was
Ans : Pali
9.India’s trade with the Roman Empire came to an end with the invasion of Rome by the
Ans : Hunas
10.Most of the chola temples were dedicated to
Ans : Shiva
11.’Bull’ in Buddhism is associated with which event of Buddha’s life ?
Ans : Birth
12.Which of the following would be the most accurate description of the Mauryan Monarchy under Ashoka ?
Ans : Enlightened despotism
13.The illustrious names of Aryabhatta and Varahamihir are associated with the age of the
Ans : Guptas
14.Lothal is a site where dockyards of which of the following civilization were found ?
Ans : Indus Valley
Ans : The Enlightened one
16.Where do you find the temple of Angkor Wat ?
Ans : In Cambodia
17.Whose achievements are recorded in the Allahabad Pillar inscription ?
Ans : Samudra Gupta
18.The essential feature of the Indus Valley Civilisation was
Ans : organized city life
19.Name the capital of the Pallavas
Ans : Kanchi
20.The word ‘Veda’ means
Ans : Knowledge