CBSE Questions for Class 6 History Ashoka The Emperor Who Gave Up War Quiz 1 -

Which of the following ruler gave up conquest after winning a war?
  • Chandragupta
  • Mahendra
  • Ashoka
  • None of these
Under Mauryas each province was placed under a __________. 
  • Prince
  • Commander
  • Council
  • Minister
What was the capital of Mauryas?
  • Pataliputra
  • Ujjain
  • Gandhara
  • Agra
Ashoka himself went from place to place to preach 'dhamma'.
  • True
  • False
The provincial government of Mauryan Empire was divided into 
  • Magadha and Ujjain
  • Taxila, Magadha and Ujjain
  • Ujjain, Taxila, Magadha and Swarnagiri
  • Swarnagiri, Taxila and Patliputra
Identify the true statement regarding Mauryan dynasty in India.
  • Patliputra was the capital of Mauryan empire.
  • Ashoka was the first emperor in Mauryan dynasty.
  • Buddhism entered India during the rule of Mauryan dynasty.
  • None of these.
The name by which Ashoka is generally referred to in his inscription is _____.
  • Piyadarsi
  • Dhannadeva
  • Chakravarti
  • Dhannakirt
Amrapali whose name occurs, in early Buddhist literature was _______.
  • a queen of Ajatashatru
  • a nun from Patliputra
  • a courtesan of Vaishali
  • author of the work Buddhacharita
The currency which was in circulation in Mauryan empire was _____.
  • Pana
  • Tola
  • Kakini
  • Dinar
The Great Ashoka sent missionaries to _______.
  • China and Kashmir
  • Tibet and Ceylon
  • Tibet and China
  • Kashmir and Ceylon
During which age for the first time civil and criminal laws were clearly demarcated?
  • Buddha age
  • Mauryan age
  • Gupta age
  • Shaka age
In which edict or inscription, Ashoka declared his faith in Buddha, Dhamma and Samgha and called Buddha the Bhagavat?
  • Maski Minor Rock Edict
  • Rummindei Minor Pillar Edict
  • Sarnath Pillar Edict
  • Bhabra Minor Rock Edict
In the Mauryan Administration, the official designated as Rupadarshaka was ________.
  • examiner of silver and other metals
  • superintendent of Courtesans
  • manager of stage
  • examiner of Coins
Which of the following statement is not correct?
  • Largest number of coins were issued in post Maurya period.
  • Guptas issued the largest number of gold coins.
  • Gupta gold coins had good content of gold than Kushan's gold coins.
  • Post mauryan coins were made up of lead, potin, copper, bronze, silver and gold.
Which of the following is true regarding the Mauryan Empire?
  • Initially, leaders used peace and tolerance as a way to control the people
  • It did not favor the practice of Hinduism
  • It often times practiced autocratic rule to ensure stability
  • It isolated itself from trade and economic expansion
  • It was one of the earliest empires to practice a form of democratic rule
Chanakya was the chief adviser of which ruler?
  • Ashoka
  • Harshvardhana
  • Chandragupta Maurya
  • Kanishka
Ashoka appointed 'Dhamma Mahamatras' to _____.
  • enforce laws
  • conduct temple worship
  • spread Dhamma
  • protect with Stupas
Apart from teaching of topics related to Buddhism, contemporary texts and philosophies, logic, grammar, science, and medicine were also part of the knowledge imparted at Nalanda.
  • True
  • False
The city of Pataliputra was founded at the junction of the Ganges and the ______. 
  • Son
  • Brahmaputra
  • Yamuna
  • Gomati
Nalanda University was devoted to Buddhist studies.
  • True
  • False

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