General Awareness Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams


1. Who among the following was a great ruler of Kalinga in ancient times ?
(a) Kharavela
(b) Mayurasarman
(c) Bindusara
(d) Ajatashatru

2. In the sixth and fifth centuries B.C., the most remarkable king of the Haryanka line was
(a) Bimbisara
(b) Sisunaga
(c) Udayi
(d) Ajatashatru

3. Chandragupta Maurya’s empire extended in the north -west upto
(a) Indus
(b) Sutlej
(c) Hindukush
(d) Ravi

4. Chandragupta Maurya overthrew the power of Nandas at
(a) Taxila
(b) Sravana Belgola
(c) Ujjain
(d) Magadha

5. The official religion during the rule of the Sunga dynasty was
(a) The Ajivika religion
(b) Brahmanism
(c) Buddhism
(d) Jainism

6. The Huna leader Mihirgula was defeated by
(a) Rajyavardhana
(b) Buddhagupta
(c) Chandragupta
(d) Yashodharman

7. The name by which Ashoka is generally reffered to in his inscription is
(a) Dharmakirti
(b) Priyadarshi
(c) Dharmadeva
(d) Chakravarti

8. Pulakesin II was a contemporary of
(a) Harsha
(b) Chandragupta Maurya
(c) Samudragupta
(d) Ashoka

9. In early ancient India, the largest urban centre was
(a) Pataliputra
(b) Kanauj
(c) Taxila
(d) Kausambi

10. Lichchavi princess Kumara Devi was married to
(a) Pravarasena
(b) Harshavardhana
(c) Chandragupta II
(d) Chandragupta I