Test: Kingdoms, Kings & an Early Republic

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Small states ruled by the tribals were called


The small states were ruled by tribal rulers are called Janapadas. Each Jana has its own leader. He was known by the name of Raja. The position of Raja was hereditary He can be removed only when the situation demands. But in present day, we elect our leader or M.P. or M.L.A. by electoral process. Their position is not hereditary and can belong to any caste. Their are also so many national level party in present day So different person of different part can be elected.  


Large kingdoms comprise many Janapadas known as


The correct option is A.
Many Janapadas by 600 BCE further developed into bigger political bodies. These kingdoms came to be known as Mahajanapadas in the Buddhist traditions. Sixteen great kingdoms as they are referrd to by buddhist and other texts.


Who was the king of Magadha who ruled between 547 to 495 B.C


Bimbisāra also known as Seniya or Shrenika in the Jain histories was a King of Magadha and belonged to the Haryanka dynasty. He was the son of Bhattiya.


Who was son of Bimbisara


Ajatashatru was a king of the Haryanka dynasty of Magadha in East India. He was the son of King Bimbisara and was a contemporary of both Mahavira and Gautama Buddha. He forcefully took over the kingdom of Magadha from his father and imprisoned him. 


Who was the founder of Nanda Dynasty


Mahapadma Nanda, according to the Puranas, was the first Emperor of the Nanda Empire of ancient India. The Puranas describe him as a son of the last Shaishunaga king Mahanandin and a Shudra woman, and credit him with extensive conquests.


____ had a large deposits of iron-ore


Magadha had a large deposits of an iron ore and copper.
1. It contributes in making effective weapon and agricultural tools.
2. It helps them to become a powerful kingdom.


How much of the produce was collected as tax


The chief source of revenue was the land tax which was one-sixth to one-fourth of the produce and was collected by the revenue officer, agronomoi, who measured the land, levied the tax and collected it.


A form of government in which the power is held by the people or a group of elected person or an elected chief is called


In American English, the definition of a republic can also refer specifically to a government in which elected individuals represent the citizen body, known elsewhere as a representative democracy (a democratic republic) and exercise power according to the rule of law (a constitutional republic).


Who was the central figure in the Ashvamedha sacrifice


The raja was a central figure in these rituals. He often had a special seat, a throne or a tiger skin.


Who can not participate in horse sacrifice


Manual workers who served the first three classes and mainly did physical labour were called the shudras. They were not allowed to take part in any religious events like the horse sacrifice, etc.