Indian History-37

Who was the Kushana ruler who called himself as ‘Maheshwar’?

(A) Kujul Kadphises
(B) Wima Kadphises
(C) Kanishka
(D) Huvishka

Who among the following is not a Shaka king of Taxila?
1. Mauses
2. Azes
3. Aziles
4. Bhumak
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1 and 4
(C) Only 1
(D) Only 4

The book ‘Milindapanho’ which talks about the conversion of Menander to Buddhism by Nagasena was written in which language?

(A) Pali
(B) Prakrit
(C) Sanskrit
(D) Greek

Assertion (A) Gandhara School of Art is also known as the Indo-Greek School.
Reason (R) Gandhara School was highly influenced by the Greece-Roman tradition.

(A) Both A. and R are true and R is correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) The Satavahanas society was matriarchal in nature.
Reason (R) It was customary for the Satvahanas to assume matronymic names.

(A) Both A. and R are true and R is correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) The movement of the Kushanas first into the lower Indus and later into Malava was motivated by economic need.
Reason (R) The period between 200 BC and AD 300 was a period of turning trade and considerable economic prosperity in these areas.

(A) Both A. and R are true and R is correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) The flourishing trade during the post-Mauryan period affected ever the contemporary economic laws.
Reason (R) The smriti leaves of the period developed trade associations and partnership.

(A) Both A. and R are true and R is correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) Kharvela conducted many military expeditions in various directions.
Reason (R) Kharvela was a Jain as revels the evident from the Hathigumpha inscription.

(A) Both A. and R are true and R is correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Whichof the following statements is not correct in respect of trade in the post Mauryan Age?

(A) Slaves were imported from Zanzibar and Madagascar
(B) Slaves were imported from Ethiopia
(C) Pratistahar and Aravati were cotton producing centres
(D) Balance of trade was not in form of India in the Post-Mauryan Age.

Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
1. Bharuch : Barygaza
2. Korkai : Colchai
3. Arikamedu : Poduca
4. Uraiyur : Argaru
5. Tyndis : Ponnai
6. Muzins : Cranganore

Select the correct answer from the codes given below

(A) 1,4,5,6
(B) 2, 3, 5, 6
(C) All ot these
(D) 1,2, 3,6,

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

1. Akara : Upper Narmada Valley
2. Anupa : Lower Narmada Valley
3. Anartha : Vidarbha
4. Aparanta : Upper Konkan Coast
5. Maru : Desert area of Rajasthan

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

(A) 1, 2, and 4
(B) 2, 3, 4, and 5
(C) 1,3, 4, and 5
(D) All of the above

MatchList I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

List I ———————————- List II

(Rock Edicts and inscriptions of Ashoka) (Contents)

A . Major RockEdicts 1 .New system of administrationafter Kalingawar
B . Kalinga RockEdicts 2 . Various principles of Dhamma
C . Minor Rock Edicts 3 . Ashoka’sconversion toBuddhism
D .Bhabru-BairatRock Edicts 4 . Personal history of Ashoka andsummary of his Dhamma
Codes
A B C D

(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 2 1 43
(C) 1 2 4 4
(D) 2 1 34

Who of the following was a contemporary of Alexander, the Great?

(A) Bimbisara
(B) Chandragupta Mauraya
(C) Ashoka
(D) Pushyamitra Sunga

Consider the following statements about Chandragupta Maurya
1. Chandragupta Maurya abdicated the throne in his old age and followed the Jain Saint Bhadrabahu to the South.
2. Justin has stated that Chandragupta Maurya as a young man had met Alexander face to face in Punjab.
3. The Greek sources mention Chandragupta Maurya as Sandrocottus and Androcottus.
4. The Buddhist sources regard him as aKshatriya of the Maurya clan.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 2 and 4
(B) 1, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) All of these

Which one among the following statements about Ashokan Edicts is correct?

(A) The Pillar Edicts were located in all parts of the empire
(B) The Edicts give details of his personal concerns but are silent on events of the empire
(C) The subject of inscribed matter on Rock Edicts differs completely with that of the Pillar Edicts
(D) The Greek and Aramaic Edicts are versions of translations of the texts used in other Edicts

Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
Ruler—————— Dynasty

(A) Bimbisara : Magadha
(B) Bindusara : Maurya
(C) Agnimitra : Sunga
(D) Shashanka : Kanva