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?
5. Which king started the organization of Kumbh fair at Allahabad?
6. Who was the first Indian ruler who had territory outside India?
7. Where were the hymns of Rigveda composed?
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?
12. A Janapadin was the _ of a janapada.
13. Who is the excavator of Harappa site?
Ans: Daya ram sahni
14. In the Vedic age, who was the head of “Grama”?
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?
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:
19. The Iron Pillar at Mehrauli in Delhi is believed to record the achievements of
Ans: Chandragupta II