Post Mauryan Period - Solved Questions and answers

1). After the Mauryas that most important kingdom in the Deccan and Central India was that of the :
A). Vakatakas
B). Cholas
C). Satavahanas
D). Pallavas
2). Who was the founder of Sunga dynasty?
A). Ajatashatru
B). Bimbisara
C). Agnimitra
D). Pushyamitra
3). Pushyamitra Sunga :
A). defended the Magadhan empire against the Bactrian Greeks
B). is said to have performed Asvamedha sacrifice
C). was persecutor of Buddhism according to the Divyavadana
D). did all the above
4). The last ruler of Sunga dynasty was :
A). Devabhuri
B). Naga
C). Vasudeva
D). Sujyeshtha
5). The first to establish trade contacts with the Roman empire were :
A). Indo Greeks
B). Kushanas
C). Tamils
D). Sakas

6). Satavahanas belonged to :
A). Maharashtra
B). Andhra region
C). Konkan region
D). Kalingas
7). Sakas were finally overthrown by :
A). Kanishka
B). Chandragupta Vikramaditya
C). Devapala
D). Gautamiputra Satakarni
8). The earliest example of a land grant is provided by an inscription of :
A). the Guptas
B). the Mauryas
C). the Satavahanas
D). the Mahameghavahanas
9). Match the following :
Kind Deed
A. Rudradaman 1. Performance of Asvamedha
B. Gautamiputra 2. Defeat of Sakas
C. Kharavela 3. Repair of Sudarsana lake
D. Samudragupta 4. Patronage of Jainism
Below options are give in the order A B C D

A). 2 4 3 1
B). 3 2 4 1
C). 1 2 3 4
D). 2 3 1 4
10). The Prakrit text 'Gatha Saptasai' is attributed to the Satvahana king :
A). Gautamiputra Satkarni
B). Hala
C). Yajna Satkarni
D). Vasishtputra Pulumayi
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