Quiz No:1589 Indian History Online Practice Test for RRB, UPPSC, SSC, NDA, APPSC, UPSC, KeralaPSC, CentralExcise Exams

Indian History Practice Test for UPSC, CSAT, APPSC, Railways, SSC, Central Excise, NDA, IES Exams

The most important reason(s) for the decline of the Gupta empire was/were


The Chinese traveller Fa-hien visited India and left a detailed account of the reign of


The main purpose of Fahien’s visit to India was to:


After the decline of the Guptas, which of the following cities of North India emerged as the centre of political gravity of North India?


Regarding the condition of women during the Gupta period, it cannot be said that


Which of the following statements is false with regard to the social conditions in the Gupta period?


Which one of the following indicates the correct chronological order of era in India? [IAS 2004]


Arrange the following eras in chronological order?

I. Saka era
II. Vikrama era
III. Kalachuri era

IV. Gupta era


The foremost astronomer and mathematician of the Gupta period was


Earlier mathematicians (i.e. those who came before medieval Indian mathematicians) had taught that X /0 = X ; who among the following proved that it was infinity?


‘Mrichchhakatika’, an ancient Indian book written by Shudraka, deals with:


Match the following rulers/ruling dynasties of North India with the centres of their power:
List-l List-ll

A . Maukharis 1 . Thaneshvar
B . Pusyabhuti or Vardhans 2 . Kannauj
C . Sasanka 3 . Bengal Gauda
D . Maitrakas 4 . Valabhi Gujarat




Dhanvantari was:


Harsha was the last great royal patron of


Who among the following is credited with the invention of Algebra?


Decimal system was introduced by:


Match the following:

A . Indica 1 . Megasthenes
B . Mudrarakshasa 2 . Vishakhadutta
C . Arthashastra 3 . Kautilya
D . Ratnavali 4 . Harshavardhana



Gupta administration was:


Match the following:

A . Dhanvantri 1 . Chandragupta Vikramaditya
B . Banabhatta 2 . Harshavardhana
C . Harisena 3 . Samudragupta
D . Amir Khusrau 4 . Kanishka
5 . Alauddin Khilji



Who wrote Mrichchhakatika (Clay Cart)?


In which period were the foreigners absorbed in large number in the Indian society?


Match the following:

Eras — Reckoned from
A . Vikrama Era 1 .3102 B .C .
B . SakaEra 2 . 320A .D .
C . Gupta Era 3 . 78A .D .
D . Kali Era 4 . 57 B .C .
5 . 248A .D .



Kalidasa lived during the reign of:


In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta period, women and sudras speak:


What is the correct chronological order of the following foreign writers on India?