Bihar GK MCQs for BPSC Updated Collection

Bihar GK MCQs

Q21. Bimbisara and Ajatashatru were the two well-known kings of which dynasty?
(a) The Magadha dynasty
(b) The Haryanka dynasty
(c) The Harisha dynasty
(D) None of these

Correct Answer: (b) The Haryanka dynasty

Q22. Who founded the city of Pataliputra?
(a) Udayin
(b) Bimbisara
(c) Mararithara
(D) None of these

Correct Answer: (a) Udayin
Answer Explanation: Pataliputra, adjacent to modern-day Patna, was a city in ancient India, originally built by Magadha ruler Udayin in 490 BCE as a small fort near the Ganges river. According to the Buddhist and Jain accounts, he was the son and successor of the Haryanka king Ajatashatru.

Q23. The Mauryan Empire, which originated from Magadha in 325 BC, was founded by ____ .
(a) Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Bindusara Maurya
(c) Ashoka
(D) None of these

Correct Answer: (a) Chandragupta Maurya

Q24. Encient name of Patna was___.
(a) Patvirhara
(b) Patalipatna
(c) Pataliputra
(D) Patnihara

Correct Answer: (c) Pataliputra

Q25. Which Empire referred as the Golden Age of India?
(a) The Gupta Empire
(b) The Maurya Empire
(c) The Mughal Empire
(D) None of these

Correct Answer: (a) The Gupta Empire

Q26. Bihar and Bengal was invaded by whom of the Chola dynasty in the 11th century?
(a) Rajendra Chola II
(b) Rajendra Chola I
(c) Rajendra Chola II
(D) Rajendra Chola IV

Correct Answer: (b) Rajendra Chola I

Q27. Who destroyed universities of Nalanda and Vikramashila?
(a) Muhammad Bin Bakhtiar Khilji
(b) Alauddin Khilji
(c) Jainuddin Khilji
(D) None of these

Correct Answer: (a) Muhammad Bin Bakhtiar Khilji

Q28. The tenth and the last Guru of Sikhism, Guru Gobind Singh was born in ____ .
(a) Patna
(b) Araria
(c) Gaya
(D) Banka

Correct Answer: (a) Patna

Q29. The Battle of Buxar was fought on which year?
(a) 22 October 1764
(b) 22 October 1765
(c) 22 October 1766
(D) 22 October 1734

Correct Answer: (a) 22 October 1764

Answer Explanation: The Battle of Buxar was fought on 22 October 1764 between the forces under the command of the British East India Company led by Hector Munro and the combined armies of Mir Qasim, the Nawab of Bengal; the Nawab of Awadh; and the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II. The battle fought at Buxar, a “small fortified town” within the territory of Bengal, located on the banks of the Ganges river about 130 kilometres (81 mi) west of Patna, was a decisive victory for the British East India Company. Shuja-ud-Daulah and Shah Alam surrendered and the war came to an end by the “Treaty of Allahabad” in 1765.

Q30. ’The Muslims, if contented and satisfied, would become the greatest bulwark of British power in India’, Who wrote it?
(a) W.W.Hunter
(b) P.K. Bose
(c) John Karter
(D) Elizabeth Hunter

Correct Answer: (a) W.W.Hunter


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