(d) Kushanas
Which of the following Gupta emperors is represented on his coins as playing
the lute or veena?
(a) Chandragupta I
(b) Chandragupta II
(c) Samudragupta
(d) Skandagupta
Pick out the first and the last Gupta rulers respectively from among the
(a) Chandragupta I and Vainyagupta
(b) Samudragupta and Vishnugupta
(c) Ghatotkacha and Kumaragupta II
(d) Srigupta and Vishnugupta
The Gupta era was started by whom and when?
(a) Ghatotkachain AD 300
(b) Srigupta in AD 309–10
(c) Samudragupta in AD 324
(d) Chandragupta I in AD 319–20
Which of the following books is considered as the Gupta equivalent to
Kautilya’s Arthasastra of the Mauryas?
(a) Kamandaka’s Nitisara
(b) Kaliyugaraja Vrithantha
(c) Narada Smriti
(d) Brihaspati Smriti
Which of the following works tells us about the succession of Chandragupta I
to the throne?
(a) Devichandraguptam
(b) Kaumudi Mahotsava
(c) Mrichchhakatika
(d) Abhigyana Sakuntalam
Which of the following Chinese pilgrims to India give us some information
about the first Gupta ruler?
(a) Hiuen Tsang
(b) Fahien