GUPTAS-MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS - MCQs

GUPTA EMPIRE

Who has the title of 'Kaviraja'?
a) Samudra Gupta
b) Chandra Gupta II
c) Kumara Gupta
d) Chandra Gupta I


Ans: ( a )

The Kosala king who was defeated by Samudra Gupta
a) Udayan
b) Mahendra
c) Kalashoka
d) All the above


Ans: ( b )

Who was son of Samudra Gupta?
a) Chandra Gupta II Vikramaditya
b) Kumara Gupta
c) Vishnu Gupta
d) Skanda Gupta


Ans: ( a )

Which of the following was the inscription of Guptas about Sati?
a) Junagarh Inscription
b) Allahabad Inscription
c) Bhitari Inscription
d) Eran Inscription


Ans: ( d )

The officers of the village during the Guptas period were
a) Uparika
b) Gramika and Bhojak
c) Kotwal
d) Vishaypati


Ans: ( b )

The language patronized by Guptas was
a) Sanskrit
b) Prakrit
c) Arabic
d) Hindi


Ans: ( a )

Who called Samudra Gupta as Indian Napoleon?
a) Dayanand
b) Marshal
c) V.A.Smith
d) D.N.Acharya


Ans: ( c )

Who started Gupta Era?
a) Chandra Gupta II
b) Chandra Gupta I
c) Skanda Gupta
d) Samudra Gupta


Ans: ( b )

Which of the following inscription was found on iron pillar?
a) Saranath
b) Mehrauli
c) Babru
d) Sanchi


Ans: ( b )

Kalidas wrote (dramas)
a) Vikramorvasiyam
b) Abhijnana Sakuntalam
c) Malavikagnimitram
d) All the above


Ans: ( d )

The capital of Gupta Empire was
a) Pataliputra
b) Kanauj
c) Peshawar
d) Dhanyakatakam


Ans: ( a )

The Pallava king who was defeated by Samudra Gupta
a) Simhavishnu
b) Vishnugopa
c) Karikala
d) Simhavarma


Ans: ( b )

Which of the following is Kalidasa's work (poetical works)
a) Meghasandesam
b) Kumara Sambhavam
c) Raghuvamsam
d) All the above


Ans: ( d )

Guptas period was a high water mark for
a) Religion
b) Agriculture
c) Administration
d) Sclupture


Ans: ( d )

Who wrote Brihat Samhita?
a) Varahamihira
b) Aryabhatta
c) Brahma Gupta
d) Bhaskara


Ans: ( a )

Which of the followng town was famous for textile Industry during the Guptas period?
a) Varanasi
b) Pataliputra
c) Surath
d) Kanauj


Ans: ( c )

What is the script of Allahabad Prasasti?
a) Aramic
b) Devanagari
c) Kharosti
d) Brahmi


Ans: ( d )

The first Huna invasion took place during the period of
a) Srigupta
b) Kumaragupta
c) Chandragupta II
d) Chandragupta I


Ans: ( b )

Which of the following were enemies of Chandragupta as mentioned in the Junagarh Rock inscription?
a) Hunas and Pushyamitras
b) Sudraka
c) Kalidas
d) Varahamihira


Ans: ( a )

Ramayana and Mahabharata were composed during the period of
a) Guptas
b) Mauryas
c) Kushans
d) Harsha


Ans: ( a )

Waste land during Guptas period was called as
a) Nihila
b) Hiranyaka
c) Khila
d) Sithaka


Ans: ( c )

The royal symbol of Guptas was
a) Garuda
b) Tiger
c) Nandi
d) Cow


Ans: ( a )

The Gupta king who made Ujjain in Malwa as the second capital of Gupta empire
a) Kumara Gupta
b) Chandra Gupta II Vikramaditya
c) Budha Gupta
d) Chandra I


Ans: ( b )

The Gupta king who adorned nine great poets called Navaratnas including Kalidas
a) Chandra Gupta
b) Skanda Gupta
c) Samudra Gupta
d) Chandra Gupta II Vikramaditya


Ans: ( d )


Who was the founder of Gupta dynasty?
a) Chandragupta
b) Ghatotkacha
c) Sri Gupta
d) Samudragupta

Ans: ( c )

Kumaradevi, wife of Chandra Gupta I, Belonged to the clan of
a) Kuru
b) Panchala
c) Lichchavi
d) Anga

Ans: ( c )

Which of the following period is called Augustan Age of Sanskrit literature?
a) Vedic period
b) Later Vedic period
c) Period of Guptas
d) Period of Satavahanas

Ans: ( c )