Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Harshavardhana?

Questions : 11 | Total Attempts: 436 | Recent Updated: 23-Oct-2020
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Harsha, also known as Harshavardhana, was a capable military conqueror and an able administrator and a great patron of the arts and himself a skilled writer. He was one of the most famous Indian emperors of the 7th century. During the peak of his rule, Harshavardhana's empire extended from northern India to the Narmada River in central India. Prabhakar Vardhan was the first king of the Vardhan dynasty with his capital at Thaneshwar, the defeat of Harshavardhana marked the end of the Pushyabhuti dynasty. So let's start this quiz and Compare your knowledge about the ruler Harshavardhana.

Questions Excerpt


1. When was Harsha Vardhan king born?

A. 590 AD

B. 500 AD

C. 490 AD

D. 690 AD

2. What was the biggest defeat of Harshavardhana?

A. Pulakesin

B. Chahchnama

C. Pulakesin II

D. Banabhatta

3. How many years did Harshavardhana rule on Kanauj?

A. 34 years

B. 44 years

C. 30 years

D. 54 years

4. When was Harsha Vardhana defeated by Pulakesin ll on the banks of river Narmada?

A. 518‐619 CE

B. 719‐796 CE

C. 618-619 CE

D. 419‐619 CE

5. Which of these Chinese travelers came to India during the reign of Harshavardhana?

A. Xuanzang

B. Marco Polo

C. Xuan Tsang

D. Hiuen Tsang

6. When was Harshavardhana became the king of north India?

A. 660 AD

B. 606 AD

C. 650 AD

D. 706 AD

7. Which of the following was the last Hindu king of north India?

A. Chanakya

B. Kumara Gupta

C. Harshvardhana

D. Samudravardhana

8. Who was the ruler of north India before Harshavardhana?

A. Skandagupta

B. Yashovarman

C. Vikramaditya

D. None of these

9. Which of these religions was patronized by Harshavardhana?

A. Buddhism

B. Christianity

C. Hinduism

D. All of above

10. Where was the capital of the Harshavardhana empire?

A. Ujjaini

B. Kannauj

C. Anhilwara

D. None of these

11. Which of these plays was written by Harshavardhana in Sanskrit?

A. Ratnavali

B. Nagananda

C. Priyadarshika

D. All of above


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