From Chiefdoms to Empires Model Question Paper

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 40
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. new intellectual awakening began to develop in._________

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  2. Ashoka fought the _________war in 261 BC (BCE).

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  3. ________were the earliest gathering places of men

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  4. _________became republics or smaller kingdoms.

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  5. knowledge in the use of iron gave ________an advantage over other Mahajanapadas.

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  6. 5 x 1 = 5
  7. ____________was a large Buddhist monastery in ancient kingdom ofMagadha

    ()

    Nalanda

  8. __________laid the foundation ofthe new capital at Pataliputra.

    ()

    Udayin

  9. Haryanka dynasty was succeeded by the___________

    ()

    Shjshunaga dynasty

  10. ______convened the second Buddhist Council at Vaishali.

    ()

    Kalasoka

  11. The horror of war was described by the king himself in the______

    ()

    Rock Edict XIII

  12. 5 x 1 = 5
  13. The wheel from the circular base, the Ashok~ Chakra is a part of the National Flag

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. The Dhamma-mahamattas were a new cadre of personally created by Ashoka

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Ashoka held the third JainistCouncii at his capital Pataliputra

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. Ashokan inscription at Lumbini mentions .bali

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. King appointed many judges subordinate to people

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. 5 x 1 = 5
  19. Mauryan Empire
    Archaeological sources
  20. (1)
    Sources
    Buddhist texts and Puranas
  21. Mauryan Empire
    Inscriptions
  22. (2)
    Sources
    Foreign Notices
  23. Mauryan Empire
    Secular Literature
  24. (3)
    Sources
    Junagath Inscription
  25. Mauryan Empire
    Religious Literature
  26. (4)
    Sources
    Punch Ma~kedCoins
  27. Mauryan Empire
    Foreign Notices
  28. (5)
    Sources
    Kautilya's Arthasastra
    4 x 5 = 20
  29. What did Ashoka do to spread Buddhism? (Write any three points)

  30. Write any three causes for the rise of Magadha.

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

  32. Write any five welfare measures you would do if you were a king like Ashoka?

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