Ancient History Quiz for SSC and Railways Exams (Set- 3)

Published on Friday, March 18, 2016
Dear Readers,
Today we are presenting you a 10 question set on Ancient History which is very important for your upcoming SSC CGL 2016 and RRB NTPC 2016. Try to solve it.

Ancient History Quiz for SSC and Railways Exams

1. Which of the following was the centre of inland trade of the Satavahanas?
a) Nasik
b) Srikakulam
c) Taraga
d) Surat 

2. Which of the following works of Kalidasa gives information about the Andhras?
a) Sakuntala
b) Malavikagnimitra
c) Meghaduta
d) Kumarasambhava 

3. Whose general was Appolodotus?
a) Euthyroid
b) Demetrius
c) Diodotus
d) Antichos 

4. The ancient Chola kingdom existed in the delta of the river
a) Tungabhadra
b) Cauvery
c) Krishna
d) Godavari 

5. Who wrote Ashtadhyayi?
a) Panini
b) katyayana
c) Jayadeva
d) Bharatha 

6. The first image of the Buddha was caved out during the reign of
a) Ashoka
b) Pusyamitra Sunga
c) Kanishka 1
d) Menander 

7. The Gandhara-Mathura School of Art, which flourished during the Kushana period and the foreign influence of
a) Greece
b) Rome
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) China 

8. The worship of images ( of Buddha) in India began during the period
a) Mauryan
b) Sunga
c) Kushana
d) Gupta 

9. The last great ruling dynasty of Magadha was
a) Sunga
b) Kanva
c) Kusana
d) Gupta 

10. Kanishka is associated with an era which is known as
a) Vikram era
b) Saka-Shalivahan era
c) Saka era
d) Gupta era 


1. c) Taraga
2. b) Malavikagnimitra
3. b) Demetrius
4. b) Cauvery
5. a) Panini
6. c) Kanishka 1
7. c) Both (a) and (b)
8. c) Kushana
9. d) Gupta
10. c) Saka era


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