15 -Maurya Empire – Asoka

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1).
Which of the following ancient Indian Kings had appointed Dhamma Mahamattas? 
2).
As per Asoka’s inscriptions, which among the following place was declared tax free and proclaimed only 1/8th part as taxable?
3).
The beneficiaries of Asoka’s donations in the region of Barabar Hill were__?
4).
In which of the following inscriptions Ashoka made his famous declaration, “All men are my children”?
5).
The inscriptions of Ashoka and the Brahmi script were deciphered by ___?
6).
In which year, Ashoka invaded Kalinga?
7).
In which rock edict Ashoka mentioned “Every Human is my child…”?
8).
Which Ashokan inscription mentions five contemporary Hellenic Kings?
9).
Which rock edict of Ashoka requests for religious tolerance among sects?
10).
Which rock edict describes Asoka’s first Dhamma Yatra to Bodhgaya and Bodhi Tree?
11).
Which rock edict gives information about Asoka’s conversion to Buddhism?
12).
Which rock edict of Ashoka mentions the purpose of the rock edicts?
13).
Which rock edict of Ashoka appeals for tolerance among sects?
14).
Which Ashokan pillar edict mentions the Dhamma Mahamattas?
15).
Which Ashokan pillar edict provides a list of animals and birds killing of which was prohibited?
16).
According to Sri Lankan chronicle Mahavamasa, Mauryan Emperor Ashoka converted to Buddhism by__?
17).
Which among the following Ashokan inscriptions mentions the name Ashoka?
18).
Which among the following major rock edicts of Ashoka are in Kharosthi script?
19).
Among all the pillar edicts of Ashoka, which one is the longest one?
20).
Among all the major rock edicts of Ashoka, which one is the longest?
21).
Which among the following is the bilingual inscription?
22).
Before ascending the Maurya throne, Ashoka was the viceroy of which of the following?
23).
Which Ashokan inscription elaborates the policy of Dhamma?
24).
Which Ashokan inscription prohibits animal slaughter?
25).
Which of the following officers were mandated by Asoka to spread the Dhamma Policy of Asoka?
26).
The Kalinga war was fought in which year of Ashoka reign?
27).
Which Greek ruler sent Dionysuis as an ambassador in the court of Patliputra?
28).
The Ashoka’s Bairut inscription was brought to Allahabad by__?
29).
In which inscription, the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka refers himself as Piyadassi laja Magadhe (Piyadassi, King of Magadha)?
30).
Mauryan Emperor Ashoka is referred as Ashokavardhana in which of the following?
31).
Rummindei Pillar Inscription which talks about taxation in Maurya era has been found at which of the following places?
32).
Ashoka called the third buddhist council at which of the following places?
33).
Which dynasty Asoka the Great was emperor of ?
34).
The name of which among the following king of the Hellenistic Seleucid Kingdom has been inscribed on the edicts of Asoka?
35).
Dhauli Hills , which have major Edicts of Ashoka engraved on a mass of rock, by the side of the road leading to the summit of the hills are located in which among the following states of India?
36).
Which among the following kings have been linked to the Sudaman Caves ?
37).
There is only one edict, in which Ashoka refers himself as King of Magadha (Laja Magadhe). Identify the edict from the following:
38).
After death of Bindusara, who among the following is considered to help Asoka to capture the throne?
39).
The bilingual Inscriptions of Asoka involved which of the following two languages?
40).
What were the names of Asoka’s mother, wife & daughter?
41).
Which pillar edict of Asoka is longest of all pillars?
42).
The 13th Rock edict of Asoka which is longest among all the rock edicts describes which of the following?
43).
The Bijak Inscription is related to which among the following kings?
44).
Which among the following emperors introduced the two laws of Vyavahar Samta and Danda Samata?
45).
Bring out the only incorrect statement:
46).
Which among the following emperors introduced the two laws of Vyavahar Samta and Danda Samata?
47).
There is only one Rock Edict in which Asoka talks about taxation. Which among the following is that edict?
48).
 In 1837, James Princep deciphered an Inscription in Brahmi script referring to a king called ‘Devanamapiya Piyadassi’. The celebrated monarch known by this epithet was :
49).
To perform which among the following functions, Rajukas were appointed by Asoka?
1. Which of the following ancient Indian Kings had appointed Dhamma Mahamattas? 
[A] Asoka
[B] Chandragupta Maurya
[C] Kanishka
[D] Chandragupta-II
2. As per Asoka’s inscriptions, which among the following place was declared tax free and proclaimed only 1/8th part as taxable?
[A] Kushinagar
[B] Lumbini
[C] Kathmandu
[D] Sarnath
3. The beneficiaries of Asoka’s donations in the region of Barabar Hill were__?
[A] Buddhists
[B] Ajivikas
[C] Svetambar Jains
[D] Digambar Jains
4. In which of the following inscriptions Ashoka made his famous declaration, “All men are my children”?
[A] Minor Rock Edict (Ahraura)
[B] Pillar Edict VII
[C] Lumbini Pillar Edict
[D] Separate Kalinga Rock Edict I
5. The inscriptions of Ashoka and the Brahmi script were deciphered by ___?
[A] Alexander Cunningham
[B] James Princep
[C] Max Muller
[D] Mortimer Wheeler
6. In which year, Ashoka invaded Kalinga?
[A] 261 BC
[B] 235 BC
[C] 285 BC
[D] 275 BC
7. In which rock edict Ashoka mentioned “Every Human is my child…”?
[A] Major Rock Edict V
[B] Major Rock Edict IV
[C] Major Rock Edict VI
[D] Major Rock Edict VII
8. Which Ashokan inscription mentions five contemporary Hellenic Kings?
[A] Major Rock Edict XI
[B] Major Rock Edict XII
[C] Major Rock Edict X
[D] Major Rock Edict XIII
9. Which rock edict of Ashoka requests for religious tolerance among sects?
[A] Major Rock Edict VI
[B] Major Rock Edict VII
[C] Major Rock Edict VIII
[D] Major Rock Edict V
10. Which rock edict describes Asoka’s first Dhamma Yatra to Bodhgaya and Bodhi Tree?
[A] Major Rock Edict V
[B] Major Rock Edict VI
[C] Major Rock Edict VII
[D] Major Rock Edict VIII
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