Emergence of State and Empire Sample Questions

11th Standard

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History

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. Brahmi script in Ashoka’s pillar inscription was deciphered by _____

    (a)

    Thomas Saunders

    (b)

    James Prinsep

    (c)

    Sir John Marshal

    (d)

    William Jones

  2. The first known ruler of Magadha was ______ of the Haryanka dynasty.

    (a)

    Bimbisara

    (b)

    Ajatashatru

    (c)

    Ashoka

    (d)

    Mahapadma Nanda

  3. Ashokan edicts might have been inspired by the edicts of the _____________ king Darius.

    (a)

    Achaemenid

    (b)

    samaharta

    (c)

    sthanika

    (d)

    gopas

  4. Ashoka died in _________

    (a)

    232 BCE

    (b)

    231 BCE

    (c)

    231 BCE

    (d)

    231 BCE

  5. Mahinda and Sanghamitta took a branch of the original _________ tree to Sri Lanka.

    (a)

    brahmana

    (b)

    Mahavamsa

    (c)

    Kosala

    (d)

    bodhi.

  6. 5 x 2 = 10
  7. Give a brief note on the literary sources for the study of Mauryan state.

  8. In what ways did the invasion of Alexander make a watershed in Indian history?

  9. Name the first three mauryan emporers?

  10. What all are mentioned in the second inscription?

  11. Write about the tax collecting system of mauryan?

  12. 5 x 3 = 15
  13. Discuss the extensive trade on textiles carried on during the Mauryan period.

  14. Write a note on the commodities traded between India and West and South Asia.

  15. What is meant by archaeology?

  16. From where did the word hindhu derived?

  17. What do you know about Arthasastra?

  18. 4 x 5 = 20
  19. Highlight the impact of Persians on India.

  20. Give an account of the edicts of Ashoka.

  21. Describe in detail about the information sources of mauryan's?

  22. Write about the Connection between Persian and Sanskrit.

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