|1 Crore+ students have signed up on EduRev. Have you?|
Read the following statements carefully:
Statement I: 3.1 Finding out about the Mauryas Historians have used various sources to reconstruct the Mauryan Empire’s history.
Statement II: It is not likely that administrative control was provincial centres.
Statement III: Asoka was the first ruler who inscribed his messages to his subjects and officials on stone surfaces – natural rocks as well as polished pillars.
Which of the above Statement(s) is/are correct:
What do not the early Tamil Sangam texts contain?
Which of the options given above is/are correct:
What was the name of the king most of the inscriptions and coins mentioned?
The sixth-century BCE is an era associated with early states, cities, the growing use of what?
Who issued the first coins to bear the names and images of rulers?
Why is the sixth century BCE often considered a major turning point in Indian history?
The sixth century BCE is often regarded as a major turning point in early Indian history. It is an era associated with early states, cities, the growing use of iron, the development of coinage, etc. It also witnessed the growth of diverse systems of thought, including Buddhism and Jainism.
Asoka tried to hold his empire together by propagating what?
Rulers whose name ended with the term 'Puta' belonged to
Names of several generations of Satavahana rulers have been recovered from various inscriptions. Every name has a uniform title raja and every name ends with the term ‘puta’, a Prakrit word meaning “son”.
Marriage within a unit, a kin group, caste or a group living in the same locality, is called
In the same manner, Exogamy refers to marriage outside the unit, caste or a group living in different locality.
What were the ideas contained in normative Sanskrit texts recognised as?
What was the system of marrying daughters into families outside the kin called?
What are there in documents that record the histories of jatis?
What worship was growing in importance in the text between 200 BCE and 200 AC?
What is a language meant almost exclusively for priests and elites?
What describes a feud over land and power between two groups of cousins?
Under patriliny, who could claim their fathers’ resources when the latter died?
How many forms of marriage did the dharmasutras and dharmashastras recognize?
Dharmasastras mention 8 types of marriages. They were Brahma Vivah, Daiva Vivah, Arsha Vivah, Prajapatya Vivah, Gandharva Vivah, Asura Vivah, Rakshasa Vivah and Paisasha Vivah.2
Who were supposed to engage in warfare, protect people and administer justice, study the Vedas, get sacrifices performed, and make gifts?
What were jatis that shared a common occupation or profession sometimes organized into?