14 -Maurya Empire – Chandragupta and Bindusara

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1).
Which of the following is not a correct observation as mentioned by Megasthenes about India?
2).
Who among the following laid down for punishment for a person becoming mendicant without making adequate provision for dependent wife and children?
3).
Rulers of which of the following dynasties maintained diplomatic relations with distant countries such as Syria in the West ?
4).
Who identified “Sandrokottus” of the Greco-Roman literature with Chandragupta Maurya?
5).
The cotton cloth worn by Indians had a brighter white colour than any cotton found elsewhere. This view was recorded by __?
6).
Who among the following is the author of ‘Indica’ ?
7).
Who was the Syrian ambassador in the court of Bindusara?
8).
Which Greek ruler sent Megathenes in the court of Chandragupta Maurya?
9).
The Greek Ambassador Deimachus of Plataea had visited the court of which of the following rulers of Magadha?
10).
“All Indians are Free and not even one of them is a slave”. Who among the following has observed the above about the Mauryan Empire?
11).
At which among the following places, Chandragupta Maurya spent his last days ?
12).
Devichandraguptam was a work of _________?
13).
‘Saptanga’ Theory which deals with the 7 limbs (sapta anga) of ancient political structure was propounded by ?
14).
Mudra Rakshas is a work of Vishakhadutta. This work was depicted which of the following?
15).
Which among the following pairs is NOT correctly matched? (Traveler – During reign of King)
16).
Which among the following Kavya of Sanskrit, deal with court intrigues & access to power of Chandragupta Maurya?
17).
Which among the following correctly described the plot of the Indian Play Mudra Rakshasha?
18).
Who among the following was behind the “epoch making” discovery of Arthashastra that altered the false perception of the European scholars that Ancient Indians learnt the art of administration from the Greeks?
19).
The ‘Saptanga Theory of State’ (Theory of Seven Limbs of the State) was propounded by :
1. Which of the following is not a correct observation as mentioned by Megasthenes about India?
[A] There is abundant gold, silver, copper and iron in India
[B] There is a well established caste system in India
[C] There are frequent famines in India
[D] Dionysus has invaded India
2. Who among the following laid down for punishment for a person becoming mendicant without making adequate provision for dependent wife and children?
[A] Manu
[B] Yajnavalkya
[C] Kautilya
[D] Narada
3. Rulers of which of the following dynasties maintained diplomatic relations with distant countries such as Syria in the West ?
[A] Maurya
[B] Gupta
[C] Pallava
[D] Chola
4. Who identified “Sandrokottus” of the Greco-Roman literature with Chandragupta Maurya?
[A] D. R. Bhandarkar
[B] Alexander Cunningham
[C] R. P. Chanda
[D] William Jones
5. The cotton cloth worn by Indians had a brighter white colour than any cotton found elsewhere. This view was recorded by __?
[A] Alexander
[B] Megasthenes
[C] Nearchus
[D] Pliny
6. Who among the following is the author of ‘Indica’ ?
[A] Ashoka
[B] Chankya
[C] Megasthenes
[D] Seleucus
7. Who was the Syrian ambassador in the court of Bindusara?
[A] Megasthenes
[B] Dimachos
[C] Dionysius
[D] Amitrochates
8. Which Greek ruler sent Megathenes in the court of Chandragupta Maurya?
[A] Seleucus Nicator
[B] Antiochus
[C] Potlemy
[D] Magas
9. The Greek Ambassador Deimachus of Plataea had visited the court of which of the following rulers of Magadha?
[A] Dhanananda
[B] Chandragupta Maurya
[C] Bindusara
[D] Asoka
10. “All Indians are Free and not even one of them is a slave”. Who among the following has observed the above about the Mauryan Empire?
[A] Megasthenes
[B] Hiuen Tsang
[C] Ashoka
[D] Strabo
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