UPSC/SSC G.K. History Quiz 8

1. Which one of the following does not appear on the abacus of the Sarnath Lion capital of Ashoka ?
(a) Bull
(b) Dear
(c) Elephant
(d) Horse
1. (b)

2. At which of the following places was the headless statue of Kanishka found ?
(a) Allahabad
(b) Mathura
(c) Sanchi
(d) Takshsila
2. (b)

3. The presiding deity of Bhojshala Temple is-
(a) Goddess Durga
(b) Goddess Laxmi
(c) Goddess Saraswati
(d) Goddess Parvati
3. (c)

4. The Lodi dynasty was founded by-
(a) Ibrahim Lodi
(b) Sikandar Lodi
(c) Bahlol Lodi
(d) Khizr Khan
4. (c)

5. Who was called the Akbar of Kasmir ?
(a) Zainul Abidin
(b) Hussain Shah
(c) Balban
(d) Sujauddaulla
5. (a)

6. Among the following which Mughal Emperor introduced the policy of Sulah-i-Kul ?
(a) Akbar
(b) Nizamuddin Auliya
(c) Jainul Abidin
(d) Nasiruddin Chiragh
6. (a)

7. Who was the author of ‘Buddha Charita’ ?
(a) Asvaghosha
(b) Nagasena
(c) Nagarjuna
(d) Vasumitra
7. (a)

8. In how many categories did Megasthenes divide the Indian Society ?
(a) Four
(b) Five
(c) Six
(d) Seven
8. (d)

9. Where did the game of Chess originate ?
(a) India
(b) Persia
(c) Arabia
(d) Europe
9. (a)

10. The city of Jaunpur was founded in the memory of-
(a) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
(b) Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq
(c) Firoz Tughlaq
(d) Akbar
10. (b)



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