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QUESTION: 1

Mauryan Pillar was found here

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QUESTION: 2

Item famous in the South

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QUESTION: 3

Ashoka's religion after Kalinga war

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QUESTION: 4

Language of Ashokan inscriptions

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The Major Rock Edicts of Ashoka refer to 14 separate major Edicts, which are significantly detailed and extensive. These Edicts were concerned with practical instructions in running the kingdom such as the design of irrigation systems and descriptions of Ashoka's beliefs in peaceful moral behavior.
Three languages were used, Prakrit, Greek and Aramaic. The edicts are composed in non-standardized and archaic forms of Prakrit. Prakrit inscriptions were written in Brahmi and Kharosthi scripts, which even a commoner could read and understand.

QUESTION: 5

What is Arthashastra

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The Arthashastra is an ancient Indian Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic policy and military strategy. Kautilya, also identified as Vishnugupta and Chanakya, is traditionally credited as the author of the text. The latter was a scholar at Takshashila, the teacher and guardian of Emperor Chandragupta Maurya. Hence the answer is option (B).

QUESTION: 6

Book written by Chanakya

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QUESTION: 7

Which of the following occupation was not followed by the people lived within the Mauryan Empire

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QUESTION: 8

How did Ashoka convey his message to the people

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QUESTION: 9

Which of the following is not a Maurya ruler

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Bimbisara was the son of Bhattiya, a chieftain. He ascended to throne at the age of 15 in 543 BC. He established the Haryanka dynasty laid the foundations of Magadha by fortification of a village, which later became the city of Pataliputra. Bimbisara's first capital was at Girivraja (identified with Rajagriha).

QUESTION: 10

Adviser of Chandragupta Maurya

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QUESTION: 11

Item famous in the North-west

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QUESTION: 12

Officials collected _______________ from the area under the direct control of the ruler.

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QUESTION: 13

The national emblem of India has been taken from the pillar at Sarnath which had

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QUESTION: 14

Chanakaya was also known as ________________

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QUESTION: 15

Prakrit word for Dharma

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QUESTION: 16

Royal princes often went to the provinces as ____________

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As the empire was so large, different parts were ruled differently. The area around Pataliputra was under the direct control of the emperor. This meant that officials were appointed to collect taxes from farmers, herders, crafts persons and traders, who lived in villages and towns in the area. There were other areas or provinces. Each of these was ruled from a provincial capital such as Taxila or Ujjain. Although there was some amount of control from Pataliputra, and royal princes were often sent as governors, local customs and rules were probably followed.

QUESTION: 17

Name the place where Ashokas Pillar is located

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Ashoka was a great ruler and on his instructions inscriptions were carved on pillars.This stone pillar has carvings which tell us this pillar was built by Ashoka.

QUESTION: 18

Ancient name of Coastal Orissa

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QUESTION: 19

Dynasty name of Ashoka's kingdom

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The dynasty name of Ashoka was Maurya.
The Maurya Empire was geographically extensive Iron Age historical power based in Magadha dominated the Indian subcontinent between 322 and 185 BCE. Comprising the majority of South Asia, the Maurya Empire was centralized by the conquest of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, and its capital city was located at Pataliputra.

QUESTION: 20

From whom did they collected taxes

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