Maurya Period

  1. Who identified the name Sandrocottus a s Chandragupt Maurya?
    1. Megasthenes
    2. Justin
    3. V,A. Smith
    4. William Jones
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    The Roman historian Justin described Sandrocottus (Greek version of Chandragupta's name ) conquered the northwest India.

    Correct Option: B

    The Roman historian Justin described Sandrocottus (Greek version of Chandragupta's name ) conquered the northwest India.

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  1. Which dynasty ruled over Magadha after Nanda dynasty?
    1. Maurya
    2. Gupta
    3. Kushana
    4. Sunga
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    Maurya dynasty ruled over Magadha after Nanda dynasty. Chandragupta destroyed the Nanda dynasty around 321 BC, and become the first king of the great Mauryan empire.

    Correct Option: A

    Maurya dynasty ruled over Magadha after Nanda dynasty. Chandragupta destroyed the Nanda dynasty around 321 BC, and become the first king of the great Mauryan empire.

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  1. Who was the founder of Maurya dynasty?
    1. Chandragupta II
    2. Chandragupta Maurya
    3. Vishnugupta
    4. Ashoka
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    Chandragupta Maurya

    Correct Option: B

    Chandragupta Maurya

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  1. The most important source for the study of Maurya history is
    1. Mudrarakshasa
    2. Natural Historica
    3. Devichandraguptam
    4. Arthashastra
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    Kautilya's Arthasastra is a very important source for the knowledge of Maurya dynasty . Chanakya or Kautilya, the minister of Chandra Gupta throws a flood of light upon the contemporary social, political an economic conditions of the country at that time. It also gave a wealth of information regarding duties of the king, his foreign policy and organization of spies.

    Correct Option: D

    Kautilya's Arthasastra is a very important source for the knowledge of Maurya dynasty . Chanakya or Kautilya, the minister of Chandra Gupta throws a flood of light upon the contemporary social, political an economic conditions of the country at that time. It also gave a wealth of information regarding duties of the king, his foreign policy and organization of spies.

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  1. Who was the author of Arthashastra?
    1. Vasudev
    2. Megasthenes
    3. Kautilya
    4. Vishakhadutta
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    Kautilya

    Correct Option: C

    Kautilya

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