Magadha Empire GK

Q1. In ancient times which Indian city was known as Avantika?प्राचीन काल में कौन सा भारतीय शहर अवंतिका के नाम से जाना जाता था? (a) Ayodhya/अयोध्या(b) Patna/पटना(c) Bhopal/भोपाल(d) Ujjain/उज्जैन Ans.(d) Q2. King Kharvela was the greatest ruler of?राजा खरावेला किस राजवंश का महान शासक था?(a) Maurya Dynasty/ मौर्य राजवंश(b) Gupta Dynasty/गुप्ता राजवंश(c) Chedi Dynasty / चेडी … Read more

Maurya Empire

Important MCQ Set for UPSC IAS Prelims/PCS/PSC/Railways/Banking Exms on topic : Ancient History .There is always a possiblity of increase in the questions from this section. 1.Realizing the need of water, the first ruler who got a lake constructed in the Girnar area wasA) Chandragupta MauryaB) AshokaC) RudradamanD) SkandaguptaAnswer-A 2.The Lumbini was the birth place … Read more

Ancient History Quiz

Important Quiz on Ancient History Quiz for UPSC,PSC,Railways,Banking and other competitive exams. Q 1 – Consider the following statements: The most popular deity of Sangam period was Murugan. Murugan is also named as Karthikeya, the son of Lord Siva. Choose the correct answer from the codes given below: A – Only 1 B – Only … Read more

Gautam Buddha(गौतम बुद्ध)

The Gautama Buddha was the founder of Buddhism. He pronounced the Four Nobel Truth (आर्य सत्य) to get rid of sufferings. He got enlightenment on the banks of river Niranjana( modern Lilajan) under a (पीपल )peepal tree in Gaya. His birthday is celebrated as “Buddha Purnima” in like Sri Lanka (where it is called Vesak), Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Thailand, Tibet, China, Korea, Laos, Vietnam, Mongolia, Cambodia, Singapore and Indonesia.