History GK Question and Answer quiz 1

  1. Which among the following chronology is correct regarding four ‘samvatas’ ?
  • (1) Gupta–Gregorian–Hizri–Saka
  • (2) Gregorian–Saka–Hizri–Gupta
  • (3) Saka–Gregorian–Hizri–Gupta
  • (4) Hizri–Gupta–Gregorian–Saka

Answer: Gupta–Gregorian–Hizri–Saka

  1. The home of Gargi, Maitrey, and Kapila was at
  • (1) Vidisha
  • (2) Ujjain
  • (3) Pataliputra
  • (4) Mithila

Answer:Mithila

  1. Which area of India was known as Avantika in ancient times?
  • (1) Avadh
  • (2) Ruhelkhand
  • (3) Bundelkhand
  • (4) Malwa

Answer:Malwa

  1. The Social System of the Harappans was :
  • (1) Fairly egalitarian
  • (2) Slave-Labour based
  • (3) Colour (Varna) based
  • (4) Caste-based

Answer:Fairly egalitarian

  1. Which of the following Vedas provides information about the civilization of the Early Vedic Age?
  • (1) Rig-veda
  • (2) Yajur-veda
  • (3) Atharva-veda
  • (4) Sama-veda

Answer:Rig-veda

  1. The university which became famous in the post-Gupta Era was :
  • (1) Kanchi
  • (2) Taxila
  • (3) Nalanda
  • (4) Vallabhi

Answer:Nalanda

  1. Banabhatta was the court poet of which emperor?
  • (1) Vikramaditya
  • (2) Kumaragupta
  • (3) Harshavardhana
  • (4) Kanishka

Answer: Harshavardhana

  1. The first Indian ruler, who established the supremacy of the Indian Navy in the Arabian Sea was :
  • (1) Rajaraja I
  • (2) Rajendra I
  • (3) Rajadhiraja I
  • (4) Kulottunga I

Answer: Rajaraja I

  1. Which statement on the Harappan Civilisation is correct?
  • (1) Horse sacrifice was known to them.
  • (2) Cow was sacred to them.
  • (3) ‘Pashupati’ was venerated by them.
  • (4) The culture was not generally static.

Answer: The culture was not generally static.

  1. The First Tirthankara of the Jains was :
  • (1) Arishtanemi
  • (2) Parshvanath
  • (3) Ajitanath
  • (4) Rishabha

Answer: Rishabha

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