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Indian History Mock Test -50

Question No:2

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

A. Sharmana
B. Uparika
C. Rajuka
D. KumarAmatya



Question No:3

Consider the following with reference to the disintegration and decline of the Mauryan Empire—

1. Brahmanical revolt
2. King Ashoka’s pacifist policies
3. Invasions from outside
4. Weakness of Ashoka’s successors

Which of the above reasons led to the isintegration anddecline of the Mauryan Empire ?

A. 1,2 and 4
B. 2 and 4
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4



Question No:4

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

A. Bimbisara
B. ChandraguptK;Maurya
C. Ashoka
D. Pushyamitra Sunga



Question No:5

The notion of Saptanga that was introduced in ‘Arthashastra’ includes—

A. kings, territory, administration and treasury
B. music, dance, ragas and wrestling
C. ministers, civil servants, subalterns and those involved in espionage
D. aristocrats, acharyas, traders and monks



Question No:6

Assertion (A) : Ashoka says in his Rock Edict XIII thathe turned to Dhamma.

Reason (R) : He witnessed much misery at Kalinga war.
Codes :

A. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R is true but R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true



Question No:7

To which dynasty did Ashoka belong ?

A. Vardhana
B. Maurya
C. Kushan
D. Gupta



Question No:8

Which Rock Edict of Ashoka provides a description of the horrors of Kalinga war ?

A. 13th Rock Edict
B. Kalinga Edict at Dhauli
C. The Edict at Jaugadha
D. 10th Rock Edict



Question No:9

The head of a district (Ahaia), the principal co-ordinator of the revenue and the officer in-charge of general and military functions in his jurisdiction during Mauryan Empire was known as—

A. Krori
B. Rajuka
C. Faujdar
D. Chirastadar



Question No:10

A Buddhist council during the reign of Ashoka was held at—

A. Magadha
B. Pataliputra
C. Samastipur
D. Rajgriha



Question No:11

Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ deals with the aspects of—

A. Economic life
B. Political policies
C. Religious life
D. Social life



Question No:12

Chandragupta Maurya figures prominently in the book of—

A. Bhasa
B. Sudraka
C. Vishakhdatta
D. Ashvaghosha



Question No:13

The description of the administration of Pataliputra is available in—

A. Divyavadan
B. Arthashastra
C. Indica
D. Ashoka’s inscriptions



Question No:14

Who amongst the following Mauryan rulers did conquer the Deccan ?

A. Ashoka
B. Chandragupta
C. Bindusara
D. Kunala



Question No:15

Language used in the inscriptions of Ashoka is—

A. Sanskrit
B. Prakrit
C. Apabhramsa
D. Hindi



Question No:16

In how many categories did Megasthenes divide the Indian Society ?

A. Four
B. Five
C. Six
D. Seven



Question No:17

Which dynasty did rule over Magadha after Nanda dynasty ?

A. Maurya
B. Sunga
C. Gupta
D. Kushana



Question No:18

The most famous educational centre during the period of Mauryan age was—

A. Vaishali
B. Nalanda
C. Taxila
D. Ujjain



Question No:19

Who was the writer of ‘Mudrarakshasa’ ?

A. Vishakhdatta
B. Kautilya
C. Bana
D. Kalhana



Question No:20

What is the name of Megasthenes’s book ?

A. Arthashastra
B. Rigveda
C. Purana
D. Indica