Indian History MCQ-289

In the context of ancient Indian society which one of the following terms does not belong to the category of the other three?

(A) Kula
(B) Vamsa
(C) Kosa
(D) Gotra

Who among the following is known for his work on medicine during the Gupta period?

(A) Saumilla
(B) Sudraka
(C) c) Shaunaka
(D) Susrutha

Which one of the following sculpturesTvas~invariably used green schist as the medium?

(A) Maurya sculptures
(B) Mathura sculptures
(C) Bharhut sculptures
(D) Gandhara sculptures

The term ‘Apabhramsa’ was used in medieval Sanskrit texts to denote:

(A) outcastes among the Rajputs
(B) deviations from Vedic rituals
(C) early forms of some of the modem Indian language
(D) non-Sanskrit verse metres

Match List I————– with List II and select the correct answer:
List I————– List II
A. Vishakhadatta 1. Medicine
B. Varahamihira 2.# Drama
C. Charaka 3. Astronomy
D. Brahmagupta 4. Mathematic

(A) A-1;B-3;C-4;D-2
(B) A-2:B-1;C-3;D-4
(C) A-2;B-3; C-1;D-4
(D) A-3;B-4: C-1;D-2

Which one of the following texts of ancient India allows divorce to a wife deserted by her husband?

(A) Kamasutra
(B) Manava Dharma Shastra
(C) SukraNitisara
(D) Arthashastra

Match List I————– with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
List I—————-List II
A. Gupta 1. Badami
B. Chandella 2. Panamalai
C. Chalukya 3. Khajuraho
D. Pallava 4. Deogarh

(A) A-4;B-3;C-1;D-2
(B) A-4;B-2;C-3;D-1
(C) A-2;B-3;C-4;D-1
(D) A-3;B-4;C-1;D-2

Which one of the following statements regarding Ashoka stone pillars is incorrect?

(A) These are highly polished
(B) These are monolithic
(C) The shaft of pillars is tapering in shape
(D) These are parts of architectural structures

Which one of the following scripts of ancient India was written from right to left?

(A) Brahmi
(B) Nandnagari
(C) Sharada
(D) Kharosthi

The famous dialogue between Nachiketa and Yama is mentioned in the:

(A) Chhandogyopanishad
(B) Mundakopanishad
(C) Kathopanishad
(D) Kenopanishad

Milindapanho is in the form of a dialogue between the king Menander and Buddhist monk:

(A) Nagasena
(B) Nagarjuna
(C) Nagabhatta
(D) Kumarilabhatta

Which one of the following edicts mentions the personal name of Ashoka?

(A) Kalsi
(B) Rummindei
(C) : Special Kalinga Edict
(D) Maski