Maurya Dynasty MCQ Set-6

101. In the course of pilgrimage, Emperor Ashoka visited the following places. Which route did he follow?

1. Gaya
2. Kapilavastu
3. Kushinagar
4. Lumbini
5. Sarnath
6. Shravasti

Select the correct answer from the code given below.
Code
(A) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
(B) 1, 3, 4, 2, 5 and 6
(C) 4, 5, 6, 3, 2 and 1
(D) 4, 2, 1, 5, 6 and 3

Answer (B) 1, 3, 4, 2, 5 and 6

[UPPCS (Pre) 1999]

102. Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Assertion(A): Ashoka annexed Kalinga to the Mauryan Empire.
Reason(R): Kalinga controlled the land and sea routes to South India.

Select the correct answer from the code given below.
Code
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer (A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

[UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2002]

103. Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Assertion(A): The Mauryan kings did not bestow land grants on religious basis.
Reason(R): The peasants revolted against land grants.

Select the correct answer from the code given below.
Code
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer (C) (A) is true, but (R) is false

[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004]

104. Which of the following statements are correct about Mauryan Kings? They developed

1. Culture, Art and Literature
2. Gold coins
3. Provincial Division
4. Kingship to Hindukush

Code
(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) 1, 3 and 4

Answer (D) 1, 3 and 4

[UPPCS (Pre) 1990]

105. According to the ‘Arthashastra’ of Kautilya the following courts existed in the judicial system of Mauryan Age

1. Dharmamahamatra
2. Dharmasthiya
3. Rajjuka
4. Kantakshodhana

Code
(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 3
(D) 2 and 4

Answer (D) 2 and 4

[Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2014]

106. The following persons came to India at one time or another

1. Fa-Hien
2. I-Tsing
3. Megasthanese
4. Hieun-Tsang

The correct chronological sequence of their visits are
Code
(A) 3, 1, 2, 4
(B) 3, 1, 4, 2
(C) 1, 3, 2, 4
(D) 1, 3, 4, 2

Answer (B) 3, 1, 4, 2

[IAS (Pre) 1999]

107. Match List-I with List-II select the correct answer by using the code given below.

List-I List-II
(a) Chandragupta 1. Piyadarshi
(b) Bindusara 2. Sandrocottus
(c) Ashoka 3. Amitraghat
(d) Chanakya 4. Vishnugupta

Code
(A) (a) – 2, (b) – 3, (c) – 4, (d) – 1
(B) (a) – 1, (b) – 3, (c) – 2, (d) – 4
(C) (a) – 2, (b) – 3, (c) – 1, (d) – 4
(D) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 2, (d) – 1

Answer (C) (a) – 2, (b) – 3, (c) – 1, (d) – 4

[UP UDA/LDA (Pre) 2001]

108. Who among the following rulers paid attention to the resource management in Girnar region some centuries before the Christian era?

1. Mahapadma Nanda
2. Ashoka
3. Chandragupta Maurya
4. Rudradaman

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
Code
(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 3 and 4
(D) 2, 3 and 4

Answer (B) 2 and 3

[UP UDA/LDA (Pre) 2006]

109. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

1. Lothal – Ancient Dockyard
2. Sarnath – First Sermon of Buddha
3. Rajgir – Lion Capital of Ashoka
4. Nalanda – Great Seat of Buddhist Learning

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
Code
(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(B) 3 and 4
(C) 1, 2 and 4
(D) 1 and 2

Answer (C) 1, 2 and 4

[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004]