50+ Important Indian History GK Questions and Answers of Age of Guptas

the age of guptas questions

Important GK Questions with Answers of the Age of Guptas. In this lesson we have discussed important questions on Ancient History for SSC CGL, MTS, CHSL, CPO, Railway, Bank PO etc.

1. The university which became famous in the post Gupta Era was : [SSC CGL 1999]
(A) Kanchi (B) Taxila
(C) Nalanda ✔ (D) Vallabhi

2. Banabhatta was the court poet of which emperor? [SSC CGL 1999]
(A) Vikramaditya (B) Kumaragupta
(C) Harshvardhana ✔ (D) Kanishka

3. Whose achievements are recorded in the Allahabad Pillar inscription? [SSC CGL 2007]
(A) Chandra Gupta Maurya (B) Samudra Gupta
(C) Vikramaditya (D) Skand Gupta

4. During which Gupta King’s reign did the Chinese traveller Fa-hien visit India? [SSC CPO SI 2008, CGL 2011]
(A) Chandra Gupta I (B) Samudra Gupta
(C) Chandra Gupta II ✔ (D) Kumara Gupta

5. Chinese pilgrim who visited India during Harsha Vardhan’s period was : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2001]
(A) Fa-hien (B) I-tsang
(C) Nishka (D) Hiuen Tsang

6. Gupta Dynasty was famous for : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2001]
(A) Art and architecture ✔ (B) Imperialism
(C) Revenue and land reform (D) None of these

7. A great astronomer and mathematician during the Gupta period was : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2002]
(A) Bhanugupta (B) Vagabhatta
(C) Aryabhatta ✔ (D) Varahamihira

8. Which of the following Gupta kings stopped the Huns from invading India? [SSC Combined Matric Level 2002]
(A) Kumaragupta (B) Samudragupta
(C) Skandgupta ✔ (D) Chandragupta

9. The coins of which of the following reveal their love for music? [SSC CHSL 2011]
(A) Mauryas (B) Nandas
(C) Guptas ✔ (D) Cholas

10. Who among the following, propounded the theory of zero? [SSC MTS 2013]
(A) Charak (B) Chanakya
(C) Aryabhatta ✔ (D) Varahamihira

11. When did the first Huna invasion take place?
(A) 358 AD (B) 458 AD
(C) 558 AD (D) 658 AD

12. Who was the first known Gupta ruler? [SSC CGL 2005, Matric Level 2000]
(A) Sri Gupta ✔ (B) Chandragupta I
(C) Ghatotkacha (D) Kumaragupta I

13. India’s trade with the Roman Empire came to an end with the invasion of Rome by the : [SSC CPO SI 2006]
(A) Arabs (B) Hungarians
(C) Huns ✔ (D) Turks

14. Which was the oldest University? [SSC Combined Matric Level 1999]
(A) Gandhara (B) Kanauj
(C) Nalanda ✔ (D) Vaishali

15. Who was the court poet of Harsha? [SSC Combined Matric Level 2000]
(A) Bhani (B) Ravi Kirti
(C) Banabhatta ✔ (D) Vishnu Sharma

16. Who was called India’s Nepoleon because of his victories? [SSC Combined Matric Level 2002 SSC MTS 2014, Steno. 2010]
(A) Skandagupta (B) Chandragupta
(C) Brahmagupta (D) Samudragupta

17. The Gupta king who assumed the title of ‘Vikramaditya’ was : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2002]
(A) Skandagupta (B) Samudragupta
(C) Chandragupta-II ✔ (D) Kumaragupta

18. What was Chandragupta II also known as? [SSC CHSL 2010]
(A) Samudra Gupta (B) Skanda Gupta
(C) Vikramaditya ✔ (D) Rama Gupta

19. Varahamihira is : [SSC CHSL 2011, 2012]
(A) An astronaut (B) A space shuttle
(C) A power station (D) An ancient astronomer

20. Where was the Introductory capital of Harsha? [SSC CPO 2012]
(A) Paryag (B) Kannoj
(C) Thaneshwar ✔ (D) Mathura

21. Whose reign in Indian History was called the Golden Age of India?
(A) Mughal Empire (B) Maratha Empire
(C) Gupta Empire ✔ (D) Maurya Empire

22. The title ‘Indian Napolean’ has been attached to : [SSC CPO SI 2004, LDC 2012]
(A) Chandra Gupta Maurya (B) Samudragupta
(C) Chandragupta-I (D) Harshavardhana

23. Nalanda University was a great centre of learning, especially in : [SSC Sec. Officer (Audit) 2005]
(A) Buddhism ✔ (B) Jainism
(C) Vaishnavism (D) Tantra

24. Which one of the following coins was issued in silver during the Gupta period? [SSC CGL 2014]
(A) Kakini (B) Nishka
(C) Rupyaka ✔ (D) Dinar

25. Poet Kalidasa lived in the court of : [SSC Combined Matric Level 1999]
(A) Chandragupta Maurya  (B) Samudragupta
(C) Chandragupta Vikrmaditya ✔ (D) Harsha

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26. The last Buddhist king who was a great Sanskrit scholar and a writer was : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2001]
(A) Kanishka (B) Ashoka
(C) Bimbisara (D) Harshavardhana

27. The official court language of the Guptas was : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2002]
(A) Pali (B) Prakrit
(C) Hindi (D) Sanskrit

28. The Gupta Saka was founded by : [SSC Combined Matric Level 2006]
(A) Chandra Gupta, the First ✔ (B) Chandra Gupta, the Second
(C) Samudra Gupta (D) Kumara Gupta

29. In the Gupta period, the largest number of coins were issued in : [SSC DEO 2008]
(A) Gold ✔ (B) Silver
(C) Copper (D) Iron

30. Who was called Lichchavi Dauhitra? [SSC CGL 2013]
(A) Chandragupta I (B) Skandagupta
(C) Kumaragupta (D) Samudragupta

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