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Kosala: Quiz


Question 1: The Kosala region had three major cities, ________, Saket and Shravasti and a number of minor towns as Setavya, Ukattha,[3] Dandakappa, Nalakapana and Pankadha.
AyodhyaMathura, Uttar PradeshVaranasiHaridwar

Question 2: In the Ramayana, ________ and the Puranas the ruling family of the Kosala kingdom was descended from king Ikshvaku.
Bhagavad GitaKrishnaMahabharataKurukshetra War

Question 3: [10] The Sohgaura copper plate inscription, probably issued during the reign of ________ deals with a famine in Shravasti and the relief measures to be adopted by the officials.
Chandragupta MauryaSeleucid EmpireMaurya EmpireIndo-Greeks

Question 4: Kosala (Sanskrit: कोसल) was an ancient Indian region, corresponding roughly in area with the region of ________[1] in the present day Uttar Pradesh state.

Question 5: [4] According to the Puranas, ________ was the capital of Kosala during the reign of Ikshvaku and his descendants.
VaranasiAyodhyaMathura, Uttar PradeshHaridwar

Question 6: [6] A Buddhist text, the Majjhima Nikaya mentions Buddha as a Kosalan[7] and Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara of ________ taught in Kosala.
HinduismIndian religionsJainismJain philosophy

Question 7: However, it was later weakened by a series of wars with the neighboring kingdom of ________ and, in the 4th century BCE, was finally absorbed by it.
Indian nationalismMagadhaIndo-Aryan migrationIndia

Question 8: [11]The Yuga Purana section of the Gargi Samhita mentions about the Yavana (________) invasion and subsequent occupation of Saket during the reign of the last Maurya ruler Brihadratha.
Greco-Bactrian KingdomIndo-ScythiansIndo-GreeksIndo-Greeks (sources)


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