1. Who was the founder of the Gupta Dynasty
A) Samudragupta
B) Kumaragupta
C) Skandagupta
D) Srigupta

2. Who has been complimented as the ‘Indian Napoleon’ by the historian V.A. Smith
A) Samudragupta
B) Srigupta
C) Skandagupta
D) Kumaragupta

3. The court of which ruler was adorned by numerous scholars known as ‘Navaratnas’
A) Chandragupta II
B) Samudragupta
C) Srigupta
D) None of the above

4. Fa-Hein, the Chinese Buddhist Monk, visited India during the reign of which ruler
A) Srigupta
B) Ghatotkach Gupta
C) Samudragupta
D) Chandragupta II

5. Nalanda University was built by which king
A) Kumaragupta
B) Chandragupta II
C) Samudragupta
D) Skandagupta

6. Who is the author of Brihat Samhita
A) Kalidasa
B) Varahamihira
C) Vagabhata
D) Aryabhatta

7. Who is the author of Abhigyan Shakuntalam
A) Varahamihira
B) Vagabhata
C) Kalidasa
D) Aryabhatta

8. Which of the following is wrongly matched
A) Nitisara – Kamandaka
B) Kamasutra – Vatsyayana
C) Prayaga Prasasti – Kalidasa
D) Kavyadarsha – Dandin

9. Harisena was the court poet of which ruler
A) Samudragupta
B) Skandagupta
C) Kumaragupta
D) None of the above

10. Which of the following is false
A) Hiuen Tsang was a student of Nalanda University
B) Skandagupta defeated the Huna armies as indicated by the Bhittari Stone Inscription
C) Varahamihira in his book ‘Brihat Samhita’ stated the Moon rotates around the Earth and the earth rotates around the sun.
D) None of the above

11. Who is the author of Hitopadesha
A) Vishnu Sharma
B) Narayan Pandit
C) Aryabhatta
D) Bhamah

12. Who is the author of Panchatantra
A) Vishnu Sharma
B) Narayan Pandit
C) Aryabhatta
D) Bhamah

13. Which gupta king has been described as ‘the hero of hundred battles’
A) Samudragupta
B) Chandragupta II
C) Kumaragupta
D) Srigupta

14. Which gupta king has been mentioned as “Kaviraja”
A) Samudragupta
B) Chandragupta I
C) Chandragupta II
D) Kumaragupta

15. Who is the author of Mudrarakshasha
A) Bhasa
B) Kalidasa
C) Vishakhadatta
D) Harisena

16. The ruler of provinces in Guptas period are called as
A. Bhandagars
B. Kotwals
C. Uparikas
D. Bhuktis

17. What was the Period of rule of Samudra Gupta?
A. 375-396 A.D.
B. 370-380 A.D.
C. 380-398 A.D.
D. 330-375 A.D.

18. The Gupta king who was seen playing the lute on his coins was?
A. Chandra Gupta
B. Vikramaditya
C. Samudra Gupta
D. Kumara Gupta

19. The Vengi king who was defeated by Samudra Gupta
A. Hastivarma
B. Danarnava
C. Vimaladitya
D. Gunaga Vijayaditya

20. The Gupta king who destroyed Sakas?
A. Samudra Gupta
B. Chandra Gupta I
C. Kumara Gupta
D. Chandra Gupta II

21. The silver coins during Gupta Period were called
A. Rupaka
B. Niska
C. Tanka
D. Pana

22. The Gupta king who has the title of ‘Mahendraditya’?
A. Vishnu Gupta
B. Rama Gupta
C. Buddha Gupta
D. Kumara Gupta

23. The Gupta ruler who repaired Sudarsana Lake for the second time
A. Skanda Gupta
B. Rama Gupta
C. Samudra Gupta
D. Vishnu Gupta

24. How many inscriptions are available of the Gupta period
A. 40
B. 38
C. 42
D. 48

25. Majority of the Gupta emperors patronised
A. Buddhism
B. Jainism
C. Vaishnavism
D. Shaivism

26. Who was the author Allahabad pillar inscription?
A. Aswaghosha
B. Harisena
C. Ravekeerthi
D. Veerasena

27. Gupta kings ruled North India for a period of—–years?
A. 230
B. 130
C. 330
D. 430

28. Cultivatable land during Gupta period was called
A. Vasti
B. Kshetra
C. Aprahate
D. Khila

29. Kaumudi Mahotsava was written by
A. Vajjika
B. Sudraka
C. Kamandaka
D. Vishaka Dutta

30. Who was son of Samudra Gupta?
A. Chandra Gupta II Vikramaditya
B. Kumara Gupta
C. Vishnu Gupta
D. Skanda Gupta

31. The Kosala king who was defeated by Samudra Gupta
A. Udayan
B. Mahendra
C. Kalashoka
D. All the above

32. Which of the following was the inscription of the Guptas about Sati
A. Junagarh Inscription
B. Allahabad Inscription
C. Bhitari Inscription
D. Eran Inscription

33. The language patronised by Guptas was
A. Sanskrit
B. Prakrit
C. Arabic
D. Hindi

34. The officers of the village during the Guptas period were
A. Uparika
B. Gramika and Bhojak
C. Kotwal
D. Vishaypati

35. The Sultanganj Buddha Statue in Bronze belongs to
A. Guptas
B. Mauryas
C. Kanishka
D. Harsha

36. Who was son of Chandra Gupta II?
A. Budha Gupta
B. Vishnu Gupta
C. Kumara Gupta
D. Skanda Gupta

37. Gupta empire came to end as a result of
A. Kushan invasions
B. Saka invasions
C. Huna invasions
D. All the above

38. The Gupta king who has the maximum number of inscriptions
A. Chandra Gupta II
B. Skanda Gupta
C. Samudra Gupta
D. Kumara Gupta I

39. Harivamsa Purana was written by
A. Vishaka Datta
B. Kamandaka
C. Sudraka
D. Jinasena Suri

40. What was the Normal rate of interest on loans during the Guptas period
A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 10%
D. 15%

41. Who wrote ‘Devi Chandra Guptam’?
A. Sudraka
B. Visakha Datta
C. Kamandaka
D. Vajjika

42. What was the language of Allahabad Parasasti?
A. Parkrit
B. Hindi
C. Sanskrit
D. Aramic

43. The religion patronised and propagated
by Guptas
A. Buddhism
B. Bhagavata
C. Jainism
D. Hinduism

44.Who worte ‘Amarakosha’?
A. Vatsyayana
B. Vishakha Dutta
C. Amar Simha
D. Bhasa

45. What was the symbol of Gupta empire?
A. Garuda
B. Bull
C. Nandi
D. Lion

46. The last ruler of Gupta dynasty was
A. Budhagupta
B. Kumaragupta
C. Vishnugupta
D. Srigupta

47. The iron pillar inscription was found at?
A. Saranath
B. Mehrauli
C. Babru
D. Sanchi

48. The poet who is called as Indian Shakespeare
A. Rajasekhara
B. Bana
C. Dhandi
D. Kalidas

49. The capital of Gupta Empire was
A. Pataliputra
B. Kanauj
C. Peshawar
D. Dhanyakatakam

50. Kalidas worte which of the following dramas?
A. Vikramorvasiyam
B. Abhijnana Sakuntalam
C. Malavikagnimitram
D. All the above

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