Indian History GK Questions and Answers

Indian History GK Questions and Answers – (Ancient Period)


Test your knowledge and explore the wonders of ancient India with our Indian History GK Questions and Answers post. From the Indus Valley Civilization to the Mauryan and Gupta Empires, list of questions and answers covers a wide range of topics related to India’s Ancient Period.

1. The reign of Chandragupta-I started in the year-

Ans: 319 A.D.

2. Which is the largest civilization in the world?

Ans: China Civilization

3. Which period of history marks the Independence of India

Ans: Modern Indian history

4. What is the source of Hindu Philosophy?

Ans: Upanishads

5. Which king started the organization of Kumbh fair at Allahabad?

Ans: Harshavardhana

6. Who was the first Indian ruler who had territory outside India?

Ans: Kanishka

7. Where were the hymns of Rigveda composed?

Ans: Punjab

8. Who was the ruler of the kingdom between the rivers Jhelum and Chenab?

Ans: King Porus

9. Harihara Raya I who ruled the Vijaynagara Empire for the period 1336-1356 belonged to which dynasty?

Ans: Sangama Dynasty

10. Tuluva Narasa who ruled the Vijaynagara Empire for the period 1491-1503 belonged to which dynasty?

Ans: Tuluva Dynasty

11. For which period did Harihara Raya II of Sangma dynasty ruled the Vijaynagara Empire?

Ans: 1377-1404

12. A Janapadin was the _ of a janapada.

Ans: Ruler

13. Who is the excavator of Harappa site?

Ans: Daya ram sahni

14. In the Vedic age, who was the head of “Grama”?

Ans: Gramini

15. The local name of Mohenjodaro is:

Ans: Mould of the dead

16. Which one of the following item was collected only in case under the Mauryas?

Ans: Pranaya

17. The temple of Konark was built by Narasimha of the

Ans: Ganga Administration

18. Aryabhatta, believed to have been born in the 5th century AD, was a most renowned scholar of:

Ans: Astronomy

19. The Iron Pillar at Mehrauli in Delhi is believed to record the achievements of

Ans: Chandragupta II

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