From Chiefdoms to Empires Book Back Questions

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 30
    6 x 1 = 6
  1. . The Kingdom which was most powerful among the four Mahajanapadas

    (a)

    Anga

    (b)

    Magadha

    (c)

    Kosala

    (d)

    Vajji

  2. Among the following who was the contemporary of Gautama Buddha?

    (a)

    Ajatasatru

    (b)

    Bindusara

    (c)

    Padmanabha Nanda

    (d)

    Brihadratha

  3. Which of the following are the sources of Mauryan period?

    (a)

    Artha Sastra

    (b)

    Indica

    (c)

    Mudrarakshasa

    (d)

    All

  4. Chandra Gupta Maurya abdicated the thrown and went to Sravanbelgola along with Jaina Saint ___________

    (a)

    Badrabahu

    (b)

    Stulabahu

    (c)

    Parswanatha

    (d)

    Rushabhanatha

  5. _____________ was the ambassador of Seleucus Nicator.

    (a)

    Ptolemy

    (b)

    Kautilya

    (c)

    Xerxes

    (d)

    Megasthenese

  6. Who was the last emperor of Mauryan Dynasty?

    (a)

    Chandragupta Maurya

    (b)

    Ashoka

    (c)

    Brihadratha

    (d)

    Bindusara

  7. 5 x 1 = 5
  8. _______________ was the earliest capital of Magadha.

    ()

    Rajagriha

  9. Mudrarakshasa was written by ____________________.

    ()

    Visakadatta

  10. ____________________ was the son of Bindusara.

    ()

    Ashoka

  11. The founder of the Maurya Empire was ____________________.

    ()

    Chandra gupta.

  12. ____________________ were appointed to spread Dhamma all over the empire.

    ()

      Son Mahindra. Daughter Sangamitha

  13. 3 x 1 = 3
  14. Gana

  15. (1)

    people

  16. Megasthenese

  17. (2)

    religious tours

  18. Chanakya

  19. (3)

    Arthasastra

    1 x 2 = 2
  20. Name the two kinds of government in North India during 6th century B.C (BCE) Who conducted second Buddhist council at Vaishali? What is the modern name for Kalinga?
    Town was administrated by________ Where was the third Buddhist council convened by Ashoka? Name any two major Mahajanapadas.
    Which inscription records the construction of Sudarshana lake? Who was the last Nanda ruler? Name the silver coin which were in use during Maurian period
  21. 4 x 1 = 4
  22. I belonged to Haryanka dynasty. I extended territory by matrimonial alliances. My son is Ajatasatru - Who am I?

  23. I was known as Devanampiya. I embraced the path of peace - Who am I?

  24. I established the first largest empire in India. I performed Sallekhana. Who am I?

  25. I am found in the Lion capital of Ashoka. 1am at the centre of our national flag. Who am I?

  26. 2 x 5 = 10
  27. What did Ashoka do to spread Buddhism? (Write any three points)

  28. Kalinga war became a turning point in Ashoka’s life. How?

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