GK Multiple Choice Questions on Indian History | Page-9

41 The name by which Ashoka is generally referred to his inscriptions is:
A Dharmakirti
B Priyadarsi
C Dharmadeva
D Chakravarti

Answer: Option [B]
42 In the context of ancient Indian society which one of the following terms does not belong to the category of the other three ?
A Kosa
B Gotra
C Kula
D Vamsa

Answer: Option [A]
43 Which one of the following statements regarding Ashoka stone pillars is incorrect ?
A These are monolithic
B These are highly polished
C These are parts of architectural structures
D The shaft of pillars is tapering in shape

Answer: Option [C]
44 In the Mahayana Buddhism, the Bodhisatya Avalokitesvara was also known as:
A Padmapani
B Vajrapani
C Manjusri
D Maitreya

Answer: Option [A]
45 Many of the Greeks, Kushanas and Shakas embraced Buddhism rather than Hinduism because:
A Buddhism was in the ascendant at that time
B Buddhism provided easier access to Indian society
C They had renounced the policy of war and violence
D Caste-ridden Hinduism did not attract them

Answer: Option [D]

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