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Q1

With reference to the provincial administration of the Mauryans, consider the following statements:

1. The empire was divided into several provinces and each province was placed under a regional ruler nominated by the King himself. 

2. Pataliputra was one of the provinces of the Mauryan Empire and its administration was carried on by six committees. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

In which of the following ways Chandragupta Maurya managed to meet the expenses of his huge army?

1. The State controlled all the economic activities in the realm.

2. In times of emergency, soldiers were compelled to raise more crops.

3. The state brought new land under cultivation.

4. Farmers had to pay for using irrigation facilities.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q3

During the time Asoka, who were the Rajukas?

Q4

Which one of the following inscriptions of Asoka speaks of the success of his policy with the hunters and fishermen, who gave up killing animals and possibly took to a settled agricultural life?

Q5

Consider the following statements:

1. The Mauryan pillars were made of a single piece of sandstone.

2. The Mauryan were not familiar with the use of burnt bricks.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

Q6

Who of the following was/were contemporary of Chandragupta Maurya?

1. Seleucus

2. Chanakya

3. Megasthenes

4. Sanku

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q7

Which of the following reasons was/were responsible for the decline of the Mauryan Empire?

1. The religious policy of Asoka

2. The enormous expenditure on Army and administration

3. The humane rule of Asoka and his administrators.

4. The spread of the new material knowledge in outlying areas

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q8

The introduction of turban, tunic, trousers, and heavy long coat in ancient India is attributed to

1. Sakas

2. Kushans

3. Greeks

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q9

Consider the following statements:

1. During the region of the Sakas and Kushans gave a huge setback to the Sanskrit language.

2. Unlike the Sakasm the Kushans adopted Indian culture and religion.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q10

Consider the following statements:

1. The Arthasastra was finally compiled by Kautilya during the Mauryan rule.

2. The Maurya dynasty was founded by Chandragupta Maurya.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q11

Which of the following developments took place during the region of Kushan rulers?

1. Emergence of Gandhara Art

2. Division in Buddhism

3. Buddha's statue was unearthed at Saranath

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q12

Who among the following writers enjoyed the patronage of the Kushans?

Q13

With respect to ancient Indian history, Who were the Rajukas appointed by Emperor Ashoka?

Q14

With reference to Indian History, consider the following statements with regards to “Asvagosha”

  1. He enjoyed the patronage of Shakas.
  2. He wrote the Buddhacharita, the biography of Buddha.
  3. He composed Suandarananda which is an example of Prakrit Kavya.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q15

With reference to Indian History, consider the following statements with regards to “Asvagosha”

  1. He enjoyed the patronage of Shakas.
  2. He wrote the Buddhacharita, the biography of Buddha.
  3. He composed Suandarananda which is an example of Prakrit Kavya.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q16

With reference to the ancient Indian history, what was the main reason for the origin of Mahayana Buddhism?

Q17

With reference to ancient Indian history, consider the following statements with regard to Buddhist art.

  1. Gandhara was famous for the Graeco- Roman style of art.
  2.   Influence of Gandhara art spread to the Mathura school of art.
  3. In Telangana, the Nagarjunakonda and Amravati became great centres for Buddhist  Art.

  Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q18

With respect to Indian History, consider the following statement about Kanishka’s rule.

1. He started an era in A.D 78 known as the Saka era.

2. He organized the Buddhist council in Kashmir.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q19

With regard to ancient Indian History,  “Satrap system” is a

Q20

 With respect to the Indian History, consider the following statement about Rudradaman I rule.

1. He built the Sudarsana lake in the semi-arid zone of Kathiawar.

2. He issued the first-ever long inscription in chaste Sanskrit.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q21

With respect to the Sakas-Kushan Phase, consider the following statement about their rule.

  1. They brought in the tribal languages with them to India.
  2. They controlled the Silk route and collected taxes from the trade.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q22

With respect to the issuance of gold coins in ancient India, Consider the following statements.

  1. Ashoka was the first ruler to issue the gold coins.
  2. Kanishk emptied his treasury by paying gold coins to the Buddhist monks.

 Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q1.

With reference to the provincial administration of the Mauryans, consider the following statements:

1. The empire was divided into several provinces and each province was placed under a regional ruler nominated by the King himself. 

2. Pataliputra was one of the provinces of the Mauryan Empire and its administration was carried on by six committees. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q2.

In which of the following ways Chandragupta Maurya managed to meet the expenses of his huge army?

1. The State controlled all the economic activities in the realm.

2. In times of emergency, soldiers were compelled to raise more crops.

3. The state brought new land under cultivation.

4. Farmers had to pay for using irrigation facilities.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 2 and 4 only
c) 1, 2 and 4 only
d) 1, 2 and 3 only
Q3.

During the time Asoka, who were the Rajukas?

a) Officials who were vested with the authority or rewarding and punishing people.
b) Officials who were responsible for erecting the edicts of Asoka.
c) Officials who were responsible for convincing the tribal people to follow the policy of dharma.
d) Officials who were sent to foreign lands to spread Asoka's dharma.
Q4.

Which one of the following inscriptions of Asoka speaks of the success of his policy with the hunters and fishermen, who gave up killing animals and possibly took to a settled agricultural life?

a) Kandhar inscription
b) Meerut Inscription
c) Erragudi Inscription
d) Kalinga Inscription
Q5.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Mauryan pillars were made of a single piece of sandstone.

2. The Mauryan were not familiar with the use of burnt bricks.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q6.

Who of the following was/were contemporary of Chandragupta Maurya?

1. Seleucus

2. Chanakya

3. Megasthenes

4. Sanku

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 only
b) 2 and 4 only
c) 1, 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q7.

Which of the following reasons was/were responsible for the decline of the Mauryan Empire?

1. The religious policy of Asoka

2. The enormous expenditure on Army and administration

3. The humane rule of Asoka and his administrators.

4. The spread of the new material knowledge in outlying areas

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1, 3 and 4 only
c) 1, 2 and 4 only
d) 2 and 4 only
Q8.

The introduction of turban, tunic, trousers, and heavy long coat in ancient India is attributed to

1. Sakas

2. Kushans

3. Greeks

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q9.

Consider the following statements:

1. During the region of the Sakas and Kushans gave a huge setback to the Sanskrit language.

2. Unlike the Sakasm the Kushans adopted Indian culture and religion.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q10.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Arthasastra was finally compiled by Kautilya during the Mauryan rule.

2. The Maurya dynasty was founded by Chandragupta Maurya.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q11.

Which of the following developments took place during the region of Kushan rulers?

1. Emergence of Gandhara Art

2. Division in Buddhism

3. Buddha's statue was unearthed at Saranath

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q12.

Who among the following writers enjoyed the patronage of the Kushans?

a) Hala
b) Harisena
c) Subhandhu
d) Asvaghosha
Q13.

With respect to ancient Indian history, Who were the Rajukas appointed by Emperor Ashoka?

a) Tax Collector
b) Advisors to the kind
c) Medical officer
d) Judicial Officer
Q14.

With reference to Indian History, consider the following statements with regards to “Asvagosha”

  1. He enjoyed the patronage of Shakas.
  2. He wrote the Buddhacharita, the biography of Buddha.
  3. He composed Suandarananda which is an example of Prakrit Kavya.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1,2 and 3
Q15.

With reference to Indian History, consider the following statements with regards to “Asvagosha”

  1. He enjoyed the patronage of Shakas.
  2. He wrote the Buddhacharita, the biography of Buddha.
  3. He composed Suandarananda which is an example of Prakrit Kavya.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1,2 and 3
Q16.

With reference to the ancient Indian history, what was the main reason for the origin of Mahayana Buddhism?

a) Corrupt practices of Buddhist monks
b) Patronage of the local Rulers like Kanishk.
c) Foreign invaders found Buddhism in its original form as Puranitical and abstract.
d) The decline of Hinayana Buddhism
Q17.

With reference to ancient Indian history, consider the following statements with regard to Buddhist art.

  1. Gandhara was famous for the Graeco- Roman style of art.
  2.   Influence of Gandhara art spread to the Mathura school of art.
  3. In Telangana, the Nagarjunakonda and Amravati became great centres for Buddhist  Art.

  Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q18.

With respect to Indian History, consider the following statement about Kanishka’s rule.

1. He started an era in A.D 78 known as the Saka era.

2. He organized the Buddhist council in Kashmir.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 and 2
Q19.

With regard to ancient Indian History,  “Satrap system” is a

a) Form of government
b) System of taxation
c) Council of Buddhist monks
d) Committee to propagate Ashoka’s Dhamma
Q20.

 With respect to the Indian History, consider the following statement about Rudradaman I rule.

1. He built the Sudarsana lake in the semi-arid zone of Kathiawar.

2. He issued the first-ever long inscription in chaste Sanskrit.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 and 2
Q21.

With respect to the Sakas-Kushan Phase, consider the following statement about their rule.

  1. They brought in the tribal languages with them to India.
  2. They controlled the Silk route and collected taxes from the trade.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 and 2
Q22.

With respect to the issuance of gold coins in ancient India, Consider the following statements.

  1. Ashoka was the first ruler to issue the gold coins.
  2. Kanishk emptied his treasury by paying gold coins to the Buddhist monks.

 Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 and 2