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IAS Previous Year Ancient History Questions | Lecture 05 | Central Asian Contacts


Q.1) The Indo-Greek kingdom set up in north Afganistan in the beginning of the second century B.C. was (1999)

(a) Bactria

(b) Scythia

(c) Zedrasia

(d) Aria

Q.2) Milindpanho is in the form of a dialogue between the king Menander and the Buddhist monk (1997)

(a) Nagasena

(b) Nagarjuna

(c) Nagabhatta

(d) Kumarilabhatta

Q.3) Assertion (A): the Gandhara School of art bears the mark of Hellenistic influence

Reason (R): Hinayana form was influenced by that art

Select the correct answer using the code given below: (1998)

(a) Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

Q.4) Many of the Greeks, Kushans and Shakas embraced Buddhism rather than Hinduism because (1998)

(a) Buddhism was in the ascendant at that time

(b) They had renounced the policy of war and violence

(c) Caste-ridden Hinduism did not attract them

(d) Buddhism provided easier access to Indian society

Q.5) The practice of military governorship was first introduced in India by the (2000)

(a) Greeks

(b) Shakas

(c) Parthians

(d) Mughals

Q.6) With reference to the invaders in ancient India, which one of the following is the correct chronological order? (2006)

(a) Greeks- Sakas- Kushans

(b) Greeks- Kushans- Sakas

(c) Sakas- Greeks- Kushans

(d) Sakas- Kushans- Greeks



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