Question (1) Between which was the ancient town of Takshasila located?
Ans:- Indus and Jhelum.
Question (2) Where did Lord Buddha breathe hist last (Mahaparinirvan)?
Question (3) Which historical personality of India is also known as Vishnugupta?
Question (4) Which was the most famous educational centre during the period of Mauryan age?
Question (5) Who taught the doctrine of Shunyata (Shunyavad)?
Question (6) At which university did Chinese traveller Hiuen-Tsang studied?
Ans:- Nalanda University.
Question (7) The religious literature of the Jains at the early stage was written in which language?
Question (8) In which state was the Nalanda University located in India?
Question (9) The people of the Indus Valley Civilization usually built their houses of which thing?
Ans:- pucca bricks.
Question (10) Which Indus Civilization site gives evidence of a dockyard?
Question (11) The Government of India has decided to declare river as ‘National River’?
Question (12) The battle of Mahabharata is believed to have been foughts at Kurukshetra for how many days?
Ans:- 18 days.
Question (13) In ancient India, at where was the earliest capital of Magadha kingdom?
Question (14) By the time of which ruler was Gautama Buddha elevated to the position of God?
Question (15) Who was a contemporary of Alexander, the Great?
Ans:- Chandragupt Maurya.
Question (16) Which was the monk who influenced ashoka to embrace Buddhism?
Ans:- Upa Gupta.
Question (17) Timur, the Lame invaded India during the reign of which ruler?
Ans:- Mohammad Shah Tughlaq.
Question (18) Where was the seat of the first Republic of the world in 6th century BC?
Question (19) By which ruler was Pataliputra chosen for the first time as a capital?
Question (20) By whom was the first republic of the world established in Vaishali?
Question (21) Lothal is a site where dockyard of which of the following civilization were found?
Ans:- Indus Valley.
Question (22) Panini, the first Grammarian of Sanskrit language in India, lived during which century?
Ans:- 6th-5th Century BC.
Question (23) Which is the God who is the most prominent in ‘Rigaveda’?
Question (24) In which language was the ‘Shrimad Bhagavad Gita’ originally written?
Question (25) Who was the first European to designate Aryan as a race?
Ans:- Max Muller.
Question (26) Which Veda contains an account of magical charms and spells?
Question (27) In the kingdom of Satavahanas of ancient India, what was a district called?
Question (28) The greatest development in the Kushana period was in which field?
Question (29) A Buddhist Council during the reign of Kanishka was held at which place?
Question (30) Which dynasty was associated with Gandhara school of Art?
Question (31) Which Sultan of Delhi was refused an audience by Nizamuddin Auliya?
Ans:- Jalaluddin Firoz Khalji.
Question (32) Which Indian king defeated Seleucus, the administrator of Sindh and Afghanistan appointed by Alexander?
Question (33) Where was a copper chariot of Harappa times was discovered?
Ans:- At Daimabad.
Question (34) Where has Rock cut architecture in Harappan culture context been found?
Ans:- At Dholavira.
Question (35) Which Mahajanapada was situated on the bank of river Godawari?
Question (36) Which dynasty was ruling over North India at the time of Alexander’s invasion?
Question (37) Who presided over the Buddhist Council held during the reign of Kanishka at Kashmir?
Question (38) The ‘Paditrupputtu’ is a collection of poems in the praise of which king?
Question (39) Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq shifted his capital from Delhi to which place?
Question (40) Who was the first woman ruler of medieval India?
Ans:- Razia Sultan.
Question (41) Who deciphered the Brahmi inscription of Ashoka first time?
Ans:- James Princep.
Question (42) Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ deals with the aspects of which policies?
Ans:- Political policies.
Question (43) By which was Yavanika (Curtain) introduced in Indian theatre?
Question (44) At which place was the headless statue of Kanishka found?
Question (45) In which year was the Harappan Civilization discovered?
Question (46) Where has the largest concentration of Harappan sites been found?
Question (47) Where has the world’s largest monolithic statue of Buddha been installed?
Question (48) Where is the Shrine of Hazarat Nizamuddin Auliya is situated?
Question (49) Which were the patrons of Sangam, an assembly of Tamil poets?
Question (50) Who was the author of ‘Kural’ or ‘Muppal’, a treatise on polity, ethics and social norms,?
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