UPSC Ancient History Quiz 07

1. Which of the following Kingdoms were associated with the life of the Buddha? [2014 – I] 1. Avanti 2. Gandhara 3. Kosala 4. Magadha Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 
 
 
 

2. Which one of the following four Vedas contains an account of magical charms and spells? [2004]

 
 
 
 

3. The concept of Anuvrata was advocated by: [1995]

 
 
 
 

4. Bronze icons of Nataraja cast during the Chola period invariably show the deity with: [1995]

 
 
 
 

5. In the Mahayana Buddhism, the Bodhisatva Avalokitesvara was also known as: [1997]

 
 
 
 

6. Which one of the Chola kings conquered Ceylon? [2001]

 
 
 
 

7. From the third century AD when the Hun invasion ended the Roman Empire, the Indian merchants relied more and more on the: [1999]

 
 
 
 

8. With reference to ancient Jainism, which one of the following statements is correct? [2004]

 
 
 
 

9. Who among the following was not a contemporary of the other three? [2005]

 
 
 
 

10. The term ‘Aryan’ denotes: [1999]

 
 
 
 


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