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Here are some historical questions on Ancient India - answer them or ask them - you will enjoy them. If you cannot answer these simple questions, go to the Answer Page.

(1) Seleukus was defeated in India by?
(a) Chandra Gupta Maurya
(b) Vikramaditya
(c) Chanakya
(d) None of the above

The Correct Option is – (a) Chandra Gupta Maurya

(2) What was the name of Harsha’s Capital?
(a) Kannaauj--
(b) Kaanpur
(c) Lucknow
(d) Gayaa

The Correct option is – (a) Kannaauj

(3) What was the name of the Chinese pilgrim who visited during the reign of Harsh Vardhan?
(a) Fahein
(b) Hiuen Tsang
(c) Hikaru
(d) None of the Above

The Correct option is – (b) Hiuen Tsang

(4) Who built Qutub Meenaar?
(a) Harsh Vardhan
(b) Akbar
(c) Iltumish
(d) Qutubuddeen Aibaq

The Correct option is - (d) Qutubuddeen Aibaq

(5) In which king's period Taansen existed?
(a) Chandragupt Maurya
(b) Ashok
(c) Akbar
(d) Aurangzeb

The Correct option is - (c) Akbar

(6) Who built Taaj Mahal?
(a) Akbar
(b) Raziyaa Sultaan
(c) Shaah Jahaan
(d) Chandragupt Vikramaaditya

The Correct option is - (c) Shaah Jahaan

(7) Who was the first King who became Bauddh?
(a) Ashok
(b) Chandragupt Maurya
(c) Bimbisaar
(d) Ajaatshatru

The Correct option is - (d) Ajaatshatru

(8) The Lodi dynasty was founded by
(a) Ibrahim Lodi
(b) Sikandar Lodi
(c) Bahlol Lodi
(d) Khizra Khaan

The Correct Option is = (d) Khizra Khaan

(9) Who was Ashok, the Great
(a) The Grandson of Chandragupt
(b) After the battle of Kaling, he renounced violence and embraced Buddhism
(c) A great Emperor of India
(d) All of the above

The Correct Option is = (d) all of the above

(10) Who was the first Muslim ruler of India
(a) Baabar
(b) Iltumish
(c) Qutubuddeen Aibaq
(d) Humaayoon

The Correct Option is = (c) Qutubuddeen Aibaq

(11) Who founded the city of Aagaraa?
(a) Sikandar Lodee
(b) Balaban
(c) Raziyaa Sultaan
(d) Khizra Khaan

The Correct Option is = (a) Sikandar Lodee

(12) Whose reign has been called the “Golden Age of the Mugal’?
(a) Shaah Jahaan
(b) Bahaadur Shaah Zafar
(c) Akbar
(d) Aurangzeb

The Correct Option is = (a) Shaah Jahaan

(13) In which language Baabar wrote his memories called Tuzuk-i-Baabaree?
(a) Urdu
(b) Turkish
(c) Faarasee
(d) Arabic

Who was the last royal patron of the Mughal School of painting?
A. Aurangzeb

What was the original name of Taansen?
Ramtanu Pande

Why the Portuguese had to hand over Bombay to the British?
(a) The marriage of Charles II with the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza



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