History of India Test 54

General Knowledge – History of India

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1. The Hathigumpha inscription (near Bhubaneshwar, Orissa) relates to the king

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following were the first rulers in India to issue coins which can be definitely attributed to the kings ?

 
 
 
 

3. Which language was used in the literature of sangam period

 
 
 
 

4. What were Indians a thousand years ago

 
 
 
 

5. Who founded the ‘Sevagram Ashram’ near Wardha in Maharashtra ?

 
 
 
 

6. In 305 BC, which Maurya ruler defeated Alexander’s general Seleucus Nicator and received the territories of Kabul and Balochistan ?

 
 
 
 

7. Ban Ki-moon, present Secretary-General, is the second Asian to hold the post of Secretary General of United Nations. Who was the first Asian ?

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following Shaka king reconstructed the Sudarshana lake?

 
 
 
 

9. Who authored Sanskrit play the ‘Mudrarakshasa’ ?

 
 
 
 

10. The Shunga Kings belonged to the caste of

 
 
 
 

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