Which one of the following sources informed us about the division of Indian society into seven castes?
Which one of the following foreign kings was a contemporary of Ashoka?
Which one of the following Pillar inscriptions referred Ashoka as ‘Devanampiyah’ and ‘Piyadarshi’?
‘Mudra-Rakshasa’ by Visakhadatta has bearing on the reign of
Which statement on Mauryan provincial administration is not correct?
Which one of the following Mauryan provinces had a foreign Governor?
The correct option is B.
Saurashtra — Junagarh
Which of the following gives the names of the officers at the district level in the correct decending order?
The correct option is A.
The correct descending order of the Mauryan officers, at the district level, was Pradeshika, rajuka, yukta.
Match the officers with their functions:
Which one of the following was not a function of the Parisad in the Mauryan Period?
The special urban official who formed into six councils or boards and who looked after Pataliputra were known by the name of
Which one of the following was regarded as the standard coin during the Mauryan period?
What is Vishti?
Which of the following was not one of the fiscal measures that could be adopted in emergency?
Which one of the following items of revenue was paid in cash during Mauryan period?
Existence of slaves is mentioned in Indian sources. Which one of the following was the most likely reason for Megasthenes’ statement that there were no slaves?
The lowest order in the social scale of Mauryan society was not a slave but the outcaste. Which one of the following statements about the outcastes is not correct?
Which one of the following officers were special reporters and had direct access to the king?
Which one of the following would be the most accurate description of the Maurya monarchy under Ashoka?
Which one of the following officers were charged with superintendence of women?
Which one of the following statements about the new service of the dhamma-mahamattas introduced by Ashoka is not correct?
According to which tradition Ashoka is said to have visited Khotan in central Asia in 236 B.C.?
Who said that “the royal palace halls of Ashoka.... were all made by spirits”?
Which Edict refers to Ashoka’s supposed presence in BuddhistSangha?
The correct option is B.
The Minor Rock Edicts of Ashoka (r.269-233 BCE) are rock inscriptions which form the earliest.In the Gujarra Minor Rock Edict also, the name of Ashoka is used together.
Among the successors of Ashoka who is referred to as a patron of Jains almost in the same light as Buddhist texts treat Ashoka?
The information that Ashoka had large number of brothers, and he was guilty of murdering them, is primarily found in
Which statement of Megasthenes is non-controversial?
The correct option is C.
Humans are a diverse lot, but before Western imperialism, 83 percent of indigenous societies were polygynous, 16 percent monogamous, and 1 percent polyandrous (where women have multiple husbands).
Which Ceylonese king, a contemporary of Ashoka, modelled himself on the latter?
Which of the following is incorrect?
What was the function of officer known as Gopa during the reign of Chandragupta Maurya?
Which one of the following Maurya Kings is believed to have conquered Deccan?