Maurya period (322 BC-185 BC)

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51.Chanakya’s other name was?
A. Bhattaswamy
B. Vishnugupta
C. Rajasekhar
D. Visakhadatta
Option “B” is correct.
52.Which of the following is compared to Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince’?
A. Kalidasa’s Malavikagnimitra
B. Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’
C. Vatsyayana’s ‘Kamasutra’
D. Thiruvalluvar’s ‘Tirukkural’
Option “B” is correct.
53.Who was the ruler who killed his elder brother Susim to sit on the throne?
A. Ashoka
B. Ajatshatru
C. Kanishka
D. Simuk
Option “A” is correct.
54.Who among the following was the pali of Emperor Ashoka who influenced him?
A. Chandalika
B. Charulata
C. Gautami
D. Karuvaki
Option “D” is correct.
55.Which Prakrit has been used uniformly by Ashoka in all his inscriptions?
A. Ardhamagadhi
B. Shauraseni
C. Magadhi
D. Angika
Option “A” is correct.
56.Where did Bindusara send Ashoka to crush the rebels?
A. Swarnagiri
B. Takshshila
C. Ujjain
D. Vaishali
Option “B” is correct.
57.Who among the following is the person whose name was also ‘Dewan Piyadashi’?
A. Mauryan Emperor Ashoka
B. Mauryan Emperor Chandragupta
C. Gautam buddha
D. Lord Mahavir
Option “A” is correct.
58.Which of the following is the oldest dynasty?
A. Maurya
B. Secret
C. Kushan
D. Kanv
Option “A” is correct.
59.Whose Prime Minister was Kautilya Chanakya?
A. Chandragupta II
B. Chandragupta Maurya
C. Ashoka
D. Ajatshatru
Option “B” is correct.
60.Which of the following religions was adopted by Ashoka the Great after the Kalinga victory?
A. Judaism
B. Buddhist
C. Hindu
D. Jain
Option “B” is correct.