HIS - From Chiefdoms to Empires Model Question Paper

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    7 x 1 = 7
  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. Chandra Gupta Maurya abdicated the thrown and went to Sravanbelgola along with Jaina Saint ___________

    (a)

    Badrabahu

    (b)

    Stulabahu

    (c)

    Parswanatha

    (d)

    Rushabhanatha

  4. Who was the last emperor of Mauryan Dynasty?

    (a)

    Chandragupta Maurya

    (b)

    Ashoka

    (c)

    Brihadratha

    (d)

    Bindusara

  5. new intellectual awakening began to develop in._________

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

  6. ________were the earliest gathering places of men

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

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

    (a)

    northern India

    (b)

    Kalinga

    (c)

    Janapadas

    (d)

    Magadha

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

    ()

    Rajagriha

  10. ____________________ was the son of Bindusara.

    ()

    Ashoka

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

    ()

      Son Mahindra. Daughter Sangamitha

  12. ____________was a large Buddhist monastery in ancient kingdom ofMagadha

    ()

    Nalanda

  13. ______convened the second Buddhist Council at Vaishali.

    ()

    Kalasoka

  14. 3 x 1 = 3
  15. The title Devanam Piya was given to Chandragupta Maurya.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. Ashoka gave up war after his defeat in Kalinga.

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. 4 x 1 = 4
  19. Gana

  20. (1)

    people

  21. Megasthenese

  22. (2)

    Arthasastra

  23. Dharmayatras

  24. (3)

    Indica

  25. Mauryan Empire
    Foreign Notices
  26. (4)
    Sources
    Foreign Notices
    8 x 2 = 16
  27. Mention any two literary sources of Mauryan period.

  28. Name the dynasties of Magadha.

  29. Who assisted Nagarika in the administration of towns?

  30. Which classical Tamil poetic works have the reference of Mauryans?

  31. What is meant by kingdom?

  32. Name the major mahajanapadas.

  33. What do you know about Megasthenese?

  34. Write a note on Shishunaga Dynasty ?

  35. 1 x 1 = 1
  36. This is the picture of an Ashokan edicts.

    (a) What are edicts?
    (b) How are Ashokan edicts useful?
    (c) Where were these edicts inscribed?
    (d) Name the script used in Sanchi Inscription
    (e) How many Rock Edicts are there?

  37. 4 x 1 = 4
  38. I belonged to Haryanka dynasty. I extended territory by matrimonial alliances. My son is Ajatasatru - Who am I?

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

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

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

  42. 2 x 5 = 10
  43. Write any three causes for the rise of Magadha.

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

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