Maurya period (322 BC-185 BC)

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71.An edict of Ashoka is located in?
A. in Devprayag
B. in kalsi
C. in Kedarnath
D. in Rishikesh
Option “B” is correct.
72.Who built the Stupa of Sanchi?
A. Ashoka
B. Gautam buddha
C. Chandra Gupta
D. Khargone
Option “A” is correct.
73.Who was the first Englishman to read Ashoka’s inscriptions?
A. John tower
B. Harry Smith
C. Charles Metcalf
D. James Prisep
Option “D” is correct.
74.In which inscription of Ashoka, the victory of the Kalinga war and the Kshatriyas are described?
A. Inscription I
B. The inscription
C. Inscription XIl
D. Inscription XIII
Option “D” is correct.
75.In whose court did the famous Greek ambassador Megasthenes visit India?
A. Ashoka
B. Harsh Vardhan
C. Chandragupta Maurya
D. Hemu
Option “C” is correct.
76.When did Chandragupta Maurya defeat Seleucus?
A. in 352 BC
B. in 305 BC
C. in 173 BC
D. in 261 BC
Option “B” is correct.
77.Which one of the following kings was often in contact with the public?
A. Chandragupta Maurya
B. Ashoka
C. Chandragupta Vikramaditya
D. Bindusara
Option “B” is correct.
78.What did Ashoka do after conquering Kalinga in 261 BC?
A. expand your kingdom
B. Set out to conquer the world
C. Seeing heavy bloodshed, abandoned the policy of war forever.
D. None of the above
Option “C” is correct.
79.In which language and script are most of the inscriptions of Ashoka?
A. Prakrit and Brahmi
B. Sanskrit and Brahmi
C. Pali and Brahmi
D. None of these
Option “A” is correct.
80.In which text the word ‘Vrishala’ (low caste) has been used for Chandragupta Maurya?
A. Brahmin literature
B. Jain literature
C. Currency monster
D. Buddhist scriptures
Option “C” is correct.