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MAURYA PERIOD QUESTIONS

Exam NameMAURYA PERIOD QUESTIONS
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Question: Who among the following also had the name Devanama Piyadasi ?

Answer:Mauryan Kind Ashoka


Question: With which of the following centres of learning Chanakya the famous teacher Chandragupta Maurya was associated ?

Answer:Takshasila


Question: Which event brought about a profound change in Ashoka administrative policy ?

Answer:The Kalinga War


Question: Great stupa at Sanchi is in -

Answer:Madhya Pradesh


Question: The Monk who influenced Ashoka to embrace Buddhism was-

Answer:Upa Gupta


Question: which one of the following does not appear on the abacus of the Sarnath Lion Capital of Ashoka?

Answer:Dear


Question: Who among the following historical personalities of India is also known as Vishnugupta ?

Answer:Chanakya


Question: Megasthenes was an envoy of which of the following kings ?

Answer:Seleucus


Question: Which of the following was the oldest dynasty of India ?

Answer:Maurya


Question: The division of Mauryan society into seven classes was particularly mentined in-

Answer:The Indica of Megasthenes


Question: Kautilya Arthashastra is a book on-

Answer:Principle and practice of statecraft


Question: The valleys of Sindhu, Ganga and Jamuna were brought together for the first time under one political authority by-

Answer:Chandragupta Maurya


Question: Which one of the following places has no Ashokan edicts ?

Answer:Patliputra


Question: Who among the following was appointed by Ashoka to administer justice in his empire ?

Answer:Rajuka


Question: Consider the following with reference to the disintegration and decline of the Mauryan Empire-

Answer:Weakness of ashoka Successor


Question: Who of the following was a contemporary of Alexander the great ?

Answer:Chandragupta Maurya


Question: To which dynasty did Ashoka belong ?

Answer:Maurya


Question: which Rock Edict of Ashoka provides a description of the horrors of Kalinga war ?

Answer:13th Rock Edict


Question: The head of a district (Ahara) the principal coordinator of the revenue and the officer in charge of general and military functions in his jurisdiction during Mauryan Empire was known as-

Answer:Rajuka


Question: A Buddhist council during the reign of Ashoka was held at-

Answer:Pataliputra