Who among the following was appointed by Ashoka to administer justice in his empire ?
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
Who of the following was a contemporary of Alexander, the Great ?
D. Pushyamitra Sunga
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
Assertion (A) : Ashoka says in his Rock Edict XIII thathe turned to Dhamma.
Reason (R) : He witnessed much misery at Kalinga war.
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
To which dynasty did Ashoka belong ?
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
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 Buddhist council during the reign of Ashoka was held at—
Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ deals with the aspects of—
A. Economic life
B. Political policies
C. Religious life
D. Social life
Chandragupta Maurya figures prominently in the book of—
The description of the administration of Pataliputra is available in—
D. Ashoka’s inscriptions
Who amongst the following Mauryan rulers did conquer the Deccan ?
Language used in the inscriptions of Ashoka is—
In how many categories did Megasthenes divide the Indian Society ?
Which dynasty did rule over Magadha after Nanda dynasty ?
The most famous educational centre during the period of Mauryan age was—
Who was the writer of ‘Mudrarakshasa’ ?
What is the name of Megasthenes’s book ?