Important GK Questions from Indian History for SSC/FCI Exam Set-19

Important GK Questions from Indian History for SSC/FCI Exam
Important GK Questions from Indian History for SSC/FCI Exam Set-19:
The List of Important GK questions from Indian History were given here, Candidates those who are preparing for the SSC CHSL/FCI Exam can use this material.

1).Which of the following book describes the revolt of Chandragupta Maurya with the help of Kautilya against the Nanda King?
a)    Megasthenes ‘India’
b)    Kautilya’s  ‘Arthashastra’
c)    Panini’s ‘Ashtadhyayi’
d)    Vishakadatta’s  ‘Mudrarakshasa’

2).What did the term ‘Vishti’ stands for during the Mauryan period?
a)    Paid labour
b)    Forced labour
c)    Bonded labour  
d)    Part-time labour

3).Name the Persian who was appointed by Ashoka to administer the western the province?
a)    Pliny   
b)    Tusapa
c)    Jaluka
d)    Plutarch

4).Which one of the following literacy works refers to a famine in Magadha lasting for 12 years?
a)    Parisista Parvan   
b)    Mahavamsa
c)    Divyavadana
d)    Vamsatti pakasini

5).According to Megasthenes the Indian society was divided into seven classes. On what consideration does the division appear to have been based?
a)    Political  
b)    Social
c)    Economic
d)    Religious

6).The latest inscriptions of Ashoka were discovered from
a)    Kalinga Edict
b)    Bhabru Edict
c)    Delhi-Topara pillar Inscription
d)    Sannatai Inscription

7).Name the Jain Text which describes that Chandragupta embraced Jainism towards the end of his life is
a)    Jayadhavala
b)    Ratnamalika
c)    Parisistaparvana
d)    Dravya-Samghra

8).Which one of the following is the only Ashoka’s inscription which makes a clear reference to taxation?
a)    Rummindei pillar Inscription
b)    Minor Rock Edict Ⅱ
c)    Major Rock Edict ⅫⅠ
d)    Major Rock Edict Ⅺ

9).The last Mauryan ruler was over thrown by
a)    Agnimitra
b)    Kharavela
c)    Pushyamitra
d)    Dhana Narmadha

10).Which among the following is India’s oldest dynasty?
a)    Maura
b)    Gupta
c)    Vardhana
d)    Kushana

1).d)  2). b)  3). b)  4). a)  5). c)  6). d)  7).c )  8). a)  9).c )  10). a)

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