Gupta Period in Rajasthan MCQs | Ancient History of Rajasthan

Gupta Period in Rajasthan MCQs | Ancient History of Rajasthan: In Ancient India, the Gupta Dynasty ruled the mid-to-late 3rd century (approximately) to 543 AD. Founded by Sri Gupta, the dynasty rose to fame with rulers like Chandragupta-I, Samudragupta, etc.

(MCQ) Ancient History of Rajasthan: The history of human settlement in the West Indian state of Rajasthan dates back to about 5,000 years ago. Around 1400 BC, the Matsya tribe occupied the region.

Before the rise of Gupta’s, Rudrasimha II, of the Western Satraps (Kshatrap), ruled Rajasthan. Samudra Gupta defeated Rudrasimha II in 351 A.D to capture the southern part of Rajasthan. Later, the whole of Rajasthan came of Rajasthan came under the rule of Guptas, when Vikramaditya killed the last Shaka ruler & occupied complete western India.

Various Sculptures of Gupta Period are found in Ajmera (Dungarpur), Abhaneri (jaipur), Mandore, Osiyan (Jodhpur), Neelkanth, Sacheli (Alwar) & Kalyanpur, Jagat (Udaipur). Coins belonging to Gupta Age have been found at Nagla Chhel of Bayana. Silver coins belonging to Kumargupta I reign period have been found at Sambhar (Naliyasar). Durra temple in Kota & Shiva temple in Charchoma are examples of Gupta Period architecture.

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1) Who defeated Rudrasimha II to capture the southern part of Rajasthan?

(A) Skandagupta

(B) Chandragupta I

(C) Samudra Gupta

(D) Kumaragupta I

2) Which ruler killed the last Shaka ruler and occupied complete western India?

(A) Kumaragupta I

(B) Vikramaditya

(C) Samudra Gupta

(D) Chandragupta I

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3) Which district in Rajasthan is known for its sculptures of the Gupta Period?

(A) Abhaneri (Jaipur)

(B) Mandore

(C) Ajmera (Dungarpur)

(D) Osiyan (Jodhpur)

4) Where have the coins belonging to the Gupta Age been found?

(A) Durra temple in Kota

(B) Nagla Chhel of Bayana

(C) Sambhar (Naliyasar)

(D) Shiva temple in Charchoma

5) Who is considered to be the founder of the Gupta Era?

(A) Kumaragupta I

(B) Samudra Gupta

(C) Skandagupta

(D) Chandragupta I

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6) With which clan did Chandragupta I establish a matrimonial alliance through marriage?

(A) Harisena

(B) Lichchhavis

(C) Kumaradevi

(D) Ghatotkacha

7) Who was the court poet that composed the Allahabad Pillar Inscription?

(A) Samudra Gupta

(B) Harisena

(C) Chandragupta I

(D) Kumaragupta I

8) Whose achievements are recorded in the Allahabad Pillar Inscription?

(A) Chandragupta I

(B) Kumaragupta I

(C) Skandagupta

(D) Samudra Gupta

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9) Who governed and repaired the Sudarshan Lake during Skandagupta’s reign?

(A) Kumaragupta I

(B) Vikramaditya

(C) Chandragupta II

(D) Parnadatta

10) Who was the son and successor of Chandragupta II?

(A) Samudra Gupta

(B) Chandragupta I

(C) Kumaragupta I

(D) Skandagupta

11) What titles did Kumaragupta I adopt?

(A) Harisena

(B) Ghatotkacha

(C) Vikramaditya

(D) Shakraditya and Mahendraditya

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12) What significant institution did Kumaragupta I lay the foundation of?

(A) Sudarshan lake

(B) Prayaga – Prashasti

(C) Nalanda University

(D) Junagarh/Girnar inscription

13) Which Gupta ruler is known as ‘Vikramaditya’?

(A) Kumaragupta I

(B) Chandragupta I

(C) Skandagupta

(D) Samudra Gupta

14) Which inscription reveals that Governor Parnadatta repaired the Sudarshan lake?

(A) Prayaga – Prashasti

(B) Allahabad Pillar Inscription

(C) Junagarh/Girnar inscription

(D) Nalanda University

15) Which Gupta ruler performed ‘asvamedha’ sacrifices?

(A) Kumaragupta I

(B) Chandragupta I

(C) Samudra Gupta

(D) Skandagupta

16) Which ruler adopted the title ‘Vikramaditya’?

(A) Samudra Gupta

(B) Skandagupta

(C) Chandragupta I

(D) Kumaragupta I

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17) Which period saw the emergence of Nalanda University as an institution of international reputation?

(A) Samudra Gupta

(B) Chandragupta I

(C) Skandagupta

(D) Kumaragupta I

18) Who is credited with strengthening the power and prestige of the Gupta family through a matrimonial alliance?

(A) Ghatotkacha

(B) Kumaradevi

(C) Harisena

(D) Lichchhavis

19) Which ruler of the Western Satraps ruled Rajasthan before the rise of the Gupta Empire?

(A) Kumaragupta I

(B) Samudra Gupta

(C) Chandragupta I

(D) Rudrasimha II

20) Which inscription provides a detailed account of Samudra Gupta’s achievements?

(A) Nalanda University

(B) Allahabad Pillar Inscription

(C) Ashoka’s inscription

(D) Prayaga – Prashasti

21) Where are the sculptures of Gupta Period found in Rajasthan?

(A) Mandore

(B) Osiyan (Jodhpur)

(C) Abhaneri (Jaipur)

(D) Ajmera (Dungarpur)

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22) Where have the silver coins belonging to Kumargupta I’s reign period been found?

(A) Durra temple in Kota

(B) Sambhar (Naliyasar)

(C) Shiva temple in Charchoma

(D) Nagla Chhel of Bayana

23) Which temple in Kota is an example of Gupta Period architecture?

(A) Sudarshan lake temple

(B) Durra temple

(C) Kumargupta I temple

(D) Shiva temple in Charchoma

24) Which ruler of the Gupta Empire is known for following the policy of war and conquest?

(A) Skandagupta

(B) Chandragupta I

(C) Samudra Gupta

(D) Kumaragupta I

25) Who engraved the inscription on the Allahabad Pillar?

(A) Harisena

(B) Kumaragupta I

(C) Chandragupta I

(D) Samudra Gupta

26) Which governor repaired the Sudarshan lake during Skandagupta’s reign?

(A) Kumaragupta I

(B) Vikramaditya

(C) Parnadatta

(D) Chandragupta II

27) Who laid the foundation of Nalanda University?

(A) Chandragupta I

(B) Skandagupta

(C) Kumaragupta I

(D) Samudra Gupta

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