Maurya period (322 BC-185 BC)

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61.Which of the following statement is correct about the Maurya king? He had developed – 1. Culture, art and literature 2. Gold coins 3. Provincial division 4. Empire up to Hindukush
A. only 1
B. only 2
C. 1,2,3 only
D. 1, 3, 4 only
Option “D” is correct.
62.Assertion (A) : Ashoka annexed Kalinga to the Maurya Empire. Reason (R) : Kalinga controlled the land and sea routes to South India
A. Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R are correct and R is not the correct explanation of A.
C. A is right but R is wrong
D. A is wrong but R is correct
Option “A” is correct.
63.The rock edicts of Ashoka tell us about the Sangam kingdom.
A. 1st and 10th
B. 1st and 11th
C. 2nd and 13th
D. 2nd and 14th
Option “C” is correct.
64.Assertion (A): According to Ashoka’s mandate, social harmony among the people was more important than religious loyalty. Assertion (R) : He spread the ideas of equality instead of promotion of religion.
A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R are correct and R is not the correct explanation of A.
C. A is correct but R is incorrect.
D. A is wrong but R is correct.
Option “A” is correct.
65.In which of the following states, the personal name of Ashoka (Ashok) is mentioned?
A. Kalsi
B. Rummindei
C. A particular Kalinga state
D. Masky
Option “D” is correct.
66.Which one of the following statements is incorrect about the stone pillars of Ashoka?
A. They have a nice polish on them
B. They are monolithic
C. The shaft of the columns is beveled
D. These are parts of the architectural structure
Option “D” is correct.
17.Which Mauryan ruler founded Srinagar?
A. Ashoka
B. Bindusara
C. Chandra Gupta
D. Dasaratha
Option “A” is correct.
68.Match List-I with List-II : List-I A. Uttarapath B. Dakshinapath C. Avantirashtra D. Prachi (Eastern Pradesh) List-II 1. Taxila 2. Suvarnagiri 3. Ujjayini 4. Pataliputra
A. A → 1, B → 2, C → 3, D → 4
B. A → 2, B → 1, C → 3, D → 4
C. A → 4, B → 3, C → 2, D → 1
D. A → 1, B → 2, C → 4, D → 3
Option “A” is correct.
69.In which text the word ‘Arya’ is used for Shudras?
A. Economics
B. Currency monster
C. Ashtadhyayi
D. Mega story manjari
Option “A” is correct.
70.Ashoka, in the fourth year of his coronation, influenced by the influence of ‘Nigroth’, took initiation of Buddhism from whom?
A. Nagarjuna
B. Nigroth
C. Secret
D. None of these
Option “C” is correct.