Ancient India History Gk

Ancient India History Gk

Ancient India History Gk

The capital of Kalinga was –Toshali

Which one of the following was an important port of the eastern coast during Gupta period?


The Iron Pillar at Mehrauli in Delhi is believed to record the achievements of – Chandragupta 2

Whose achievements are recorded in the Allahabad Pillar inscription?

Samudra Gupta

Aryabhatta, believed to have been born in the 5th century AD, was a most renowned scholar of -Astronomy

Who of the following was a contemporary of Alexander the Great?

-Chandragupta Maurya

The great silk-route to the Indians was opened by – Kanishka

The Saka Era commenced in – 78 AD

Who started the Saka Era which is still used by the Government of India?

– Kanishka

Which rulers built the Ellora temples?


The Ajanta painting belongs to the -Gupta period

Which among the following is the oldest dynasty?


Who among the following foreigners was the first to visit India?


Alexander defeated Porus in 326 B. C. at the battle of : -Hydaspes

Bimbisara belonged to which of the following dynasties?


Alexander, the Great invaded India during the rule of – Dhana Nanda

The capital of Kosala kingdom was -Ayodhya

The temple of Konark was built by Narasimha of the -Ganga Administration

During whose reign did the Gandhara School of art blossom?


The Mathura school of art flourished during the reign of -Kushanas

Gupta empire declined in the fifth century A. D. as a consequence of -Hun invasion

Which one of the following travelers visited India during the Gupta period?

-Fa- Hien

The illustrious names of Aryabhatta and Varahamihir are associated with the age of the -Guptas

Hathigumpha inscription is attributed to which of the following emperors?