Maurya period (322 BC-185 BC)

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31.Who called Pataliputra ‘Polibrotha’?
A. Megasthenes
B. Stabo
C. Plutarch
D. Arian
Option “A” is correct.
32.Who was called ‘Agronomie’ in the Maurya period?
A. Building construction officer
B. Road construction officer
C. Agriculture department official
D. Weight and measure officer
Option “B” is correct.
33.What were the spies called during the Maurya period?
A. The mysterious man
B. Spy
C. Organization and communication
D. Search
Option “A” is correct.
34.Which Sri Lankan ruler tried to mold himself according to the ideals of the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka?
A. Great sacrifice
B. Veersinghe
C. Tiss
D. Ranasinghe
Option “C” is correct.
35.Which Jain text mentions Chandragupta Maurya’s adoption of Jainism?
A. East
B. Appendix Parvan
C. Organ
D. Appendage
Option “B” is correct.
36.From which month did the fiscal year of Mauryas start? they include-
A. Falgun (March)
B. Ashada (July)
C. Senior (June)
D. Paush-Magha (January-February)
Option “B” is correct.
37.Which of the following South Indian castes are mentioned in the inscriptions of Ashoka? I. Chola II, Pallava l. Pandya IV. Satiyaputra v. Keralaputra vi Vishnukunda
A. I, III, IV, V
D. III. 4, 5, 6
Option “A” is correct.
38.Important sources to know about Ashoka are?
A. Hurt posture
B. Inscription
C. Greek text
D. Buddhist literature
Option “B” is correct.
39.Which script was introduced in South India during the time of Ashoka?
A. Brahmi
B. Aramaic
C. Kharosthi
D. Greek
Option “A” is correct.
40.Ashoka’s inscription has also been found in the Indian subcontinent, in which of the following countries it has been found?
A. Afghanistan
B. China
C. Burma
D. Nepal
Option “A” is correct.