General Knowledge – Section 1- History of India | Ancient History – Gupta and Post-Gupta Period | Part 7

91. The term ‘Kausheya’ has been used for [UPPCS (Spl)(Mains) 2008]

A) Cotton
(B) Flax
(C) Silk
(D) Wool

92. Chinese traveller Hiuen-Tsang studied at the University of [UPPCS (Pre) 1995 46th BPSC (Pre) 2003]

(A) Taxila
(B) Vikramshila
(C) Magadh
(D) Nalanda

93. The major reason behind remembering Hiuen-Tsang is [RAS/RTS (Pre) 1992]

(A) Respect for Harsha
(B) Study in Nalanda
(C) Trust in Buddhas
(D) Composition of Sei-Yu-Kei

94. The Chinese traveller who visited Bhinmal was [RAS/RTS (Pre) 2007]

(A) Fahien
(B) Sangyun
(C) Hieun-Tsang
(D) I-Tsing

95. The famous Travelogue ‘Si-Yu-Ki’ is linked with [UPPCS (Mains) 2016]

(A) Fahien
(B) Al Biruni
(C) Megasthenes
(D) Hiuen-Tsang

96. Chinese traveller I-Tsing was on the tour of Bihar in about [40th BPSC (Pre) 1995]

(A) 405 A.D.
(B) 635 A.D.
(C) 637 A.D.
(D) 672 A.D.

97. Chinese writers mention India by the name of [UPPCS (Pre) 2013]

(A) Fo-Kwo-Ki
(B) Yin-Tu
(C) Si-Yu-Ki
(D) Sikia-Pono

98. Nalanda University was destroyed by [43rd BPSC (Pre) 1999]

(A) Muslims
(B) Kushans
(C) Sythians
(D) Mughals

99. Nalanda Vihar was destroyed by [60th to 62nd BPSC (Pre) 2016]

(A) Bakhtiyar Khalji
(B) Qutubddin Aibak
(C) Muhammad Bin Tuglaq
(D) Alauddin Khalji

100. The most ancient monastery in India is [RAS/RTS (Pre) 1992]

(A) Nalanda
(B) Udantpuri
(C) Vikramshila
(D) Bhaja

101. Nalanda is located in [MPPCS (Spl) (Pre) 2003]

(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Bihar

102. During Post Gupta Period, main business centre was [Andhra Pradesh PSC (Pre) 2018 RAS/RTS (Pre) 1993]

(A) Kannauj
(B) Ujjain
(C) Dhar
(D) Devgiri

103. The Chinese Pilgrim who visited India in the early 6th century was [Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2016]

(A) Ywan Chwang
(B) Fahien
(C) Sung Yun
(D) I-Tsing

104. Which one of the following statements is not true for Shankaracharya, Saint of the 8th century? [UPPCS (Pre) 2005]

(A) He established four religious centres in different parts of India
(B) He countered the spread of Buddhism and Jainism
(C) He named Prayag as Teerthraj
(D) He propagated Vedanta

105. Adi Shankar who later became Shankaracharya was born is [Andhra Pradesh PSC (Pre) 2017 UPPCS (Pre) 1999]

(A) Kashmir
(B) Kerala
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) West Bengal


Answer Sheet:-

91. (C)

92. (D)

93. (D)

94. (C)

95. (D)

96. (D)

97. (B)

98. (A)

99. (A)

100. (A)

101. (D)

102. (A)

103. (C)

104. (C)

105. (B)


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