Bihar Objective GK

Chapter 1 Ancient History


Q1. Gupta period coins have been found from
[1] Rajgir [2] Hajipur
[3] Sasaram [4] Munger
Correct Option: [2]


Q2. Pillar inscriptions in Lauriya Areraj give description in which language?
[1] Brahmi
[2] Prakrit
[3] Pali
[4] Both [1] and [2]
Correct Option: [2]


Q3. In which of given books, region  have been called ‘Kikat’?
[1] Atharvaveda
[2] Rigveda
[3] Satpath Brahman
[4] Bhagwati Sutra
Correct Option: [2]


Q4. Asokan inscription have been obtained from which of given place?
[1] Kumhrar
[2] Vaishali
[3] Lauriya Nandangarh
[4] All of above
Correct Option: [3]


Q5. Who among following was a student of Nalanda University?
[1] Megasthenes
[2] Hiuen-Tsang
[3] Ibn Battuta
[4] Al-Biruni
Correct Option: [2]


Q6. Which of given is a non-religious source about ancient history ?
[1] Gargi Samhita
[2] Abhidhamma Pitaka
[3] Rigveda
[4] Kalpsutra
Correct Option: [1]


Q7. What was name of dynasty of Ajatshatru?
[1] Maurya
[2] Haryanka
[3] Nanda
[4] Gupta
Correct Option: [2]


Q8. Great disciple of Buddha, Saripulter was born in
[1] Bihar [2] Tibet
[3] Gujarat [4] Srilanka
Correct Option: [1]


Q9. Capital of Anga Mahajanpada was
[1] Vaishali [2] Rajgir
[3] Patliputra [4] Champa
Correct Option: [4]


Q10. Champa was capital which is known as
[1] Bhagalpur
[2] Khagaria
[3] Munger
[4] Patliputra
Correct Option: [1]


Q11. ‘Amrapali’ famous dancer was related to which of given city?
[1] Patliputra [2] Vaishali
[3] Mithila [4] Munger
Correct Option: [2]


Q12. capital of Vajji Sangh was
[1] Nalanda [2] Patliputra
[3] Vaishali [4] Munger
Correct Option: [3]


Q13. Janaka was a king of which one of following?
[1] Mithila [2] Vaishali
[3] Anga [4] Champa
Correct Option: [1]


Q14. Videha Kingdom has been mentioned in which of given for first time?
[1] Yajurveda
[2] Rigveda
[3] Vishnu Purana
[4] Arthashastra
Correct Option: [1]


Q15. Where was Mahaveer Swami born?
[1] Kundagram [2] Patliputra
[3] Magadh [4] Vaishali
Correct Option: [1]


Q16. What was early capital of Magadh?
[1] Patliputra
[2] Vaishali
[3] Rajgriha [Girivraja]
[4] Champa
Correct Option: [3]


Q17. After Mahaparinirvana of Lord Buddha, first Buddhist Council was
[1] Rajgriha
[2] Gaya
[3] Patliputra
[4] Vaishali
Correct Option: [1]


Q18. salvation place of Mahavirji, originator of Jain religion, is located at
[1] Maner
[2] Rajgir
[3] Pavapuri
[4] Jalan Fort
Correct Option: [3]


Q19. First Buddhist Council was held in Rajgriha under Patronage of
[1] Chandragupta Maurya
[2] Asoka
[3] Ajatashatru
[4] Kanishka
Correct Option: [3]


Q20. ‘Sariputra’ famous Buddhist was born at which place?
[1] Nalanda [2] Gaya
[3] Patliputra [4] Vaishali
Correct Option: [1]


Q21. Which was capital of Jarasandha?
[1] Madhepura [2] Banka
[3] Jamui [4] Rajgir
Correct Option: [4]


Q22. Third Buddhist Council was convented at
[1] Takshashila [2] Sarnath
[3] Bodh Gaya [4] Patliputra
Correct Option: [4]


Q23. Capital of Magadha Mahajanpada was
[1] Sasaram [2] Vaishali
[3] Rajgir [4] Nalanda
Correct Option: [3]


Q24. Which ruler was first to establish his capital at Patliputra?
[1] Ajatashatru
[2] Kalasoka
[3] Udayin
[4] Kanishka
Correct Option: [3]


Q25. Which ruler of Magadha was contemporary of Alexander?
[1] Mahapadmananda
[2] Dhana Nanda
[3] Chandragupta Maurya
[4] Kushan
Correct Option: [2]


Q26. Who was founder of Nanda dynasty ?
[1] Mahapadmananda
[2] Kakvarna
[3] Dhana Nanda
[4] Nagdashak
Correct Option: [1]


Q27. Kautilya, great thinker was a political advisor of which Magadha ruler?
[1] Dhana Nanda
[2] Bimbisara
[3] Ajatashatru
[4] Chandragupta Maurya
Correct Option: [4]


Q28. Which dynasty ruled Magadha after Nanda dynasty?
[1] Maurya
[2] Shunga
[3] Gupta
[4] Kushana
Correct Option: [1]


Q29. Which source has description about administration in Patliputra?
[1] Divyadan
[2] Arthashashtra
[3] Indica
[4] Inscription of Asoka
Correct Option: [3]


Q30. First foreign traveller to visit Bihar was
[1] Megasthenes
[2] Fa-Hien
[3] Hiuen Tsang
[4] I-Tsing
Correct Option: [1]


Q31. In which of rock edict Asoka mentioned about Kalinga war?
[1] XIII [2] XII
[3] XI [4] X
Correct Option: [1]


Q32. ‘Mauryan administration in Patliputra was run by 30 citizens which was divided into 6 committees’. Who made this statement?
[1] Megasthenes
[2] Kautilya
[3] Nagarjuna
[4] Vasubandhu
Correct Option: [1]


Q33. Who was last ruler of Maurya Empire ?
[1] Brihadratha
[2] Pushyamitra
[3] Vasumitra
[4] Agnimitra
Correct Option: [1]


Q34. Important evidence ofMaurya period have been found at which place?
[1] Sasaram
[2] Rajgir
[3] Kumhrar
[4] Champa
Correct Option: [3]


Q35. Who was founder of Nalanda University?
[1] Chandragupta Vikramaditya
[2] Kumargupta-I
[3] Dharampal
[4] Pushyamitra
Correct Option: [2]


Q36. According to Gargi Samhita, Yavans invaded Patliputra in whose reign?
[1] Pushyamitra Shunga
[2] Asoka
[3] Chandragupta Maurya
[4] Vikramaditya
Correct Option: [2]


Q37. Who among following had defeated Hunas?
[1] Samudragupta
[2] Chandragupta II
[3] Skandagupta
[4] Ramagupta
Correct Option: [3]


Q38. Who destroyedNalandaUniversity ?
[1] Kutubuddin Aibak
[2] Bakhtiyar Khalji
[3] Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
[4] Alauddin Khalji
Correct Option: [2]


Q39. When was Patliputra was established
[1] 455 BC
[2] 555 BC
[3] 355 BC
[4] 255 BC
Correct Option: [1]


Q40. Aryabhatta, great astrologer was related to which place?
[1] Vaishali
[2] Patliputra
[3] Odanpuri
[4] Nalanda
Correct Option: [2]

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