HIS - The Post-Mauryan India Model Question Paper

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 40
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. The last Mauryan emperor was killed by_________.

    (a)

    Pushyamitra

    (b)

    Agnimitra

    (c)

    Vasudeva

    (d)

    Narayana

  2. _________ was the greatest of all the Kushana emperors.

    (a)

    Kanishka

    (b)

    Kadphises I

    (c)

    Kadphises II

    (d)

    Pan-Chiang

  3. The Kantara School of Sanskrit flourished in the _________ during 2nd century BC.

    (a)

    Deccan

    (b)

    north-west India

    (c)

    Punjab

    (d)

    Gangetic valley

  4. Sakas ruled over Gandhara region _____________ as their capital.

    (a)

    Sirkap

    (b)

    Taxila

    (c)

    Mathura

    (d)

    Purushpura

  5. i) Patanjali - 1. Kalinga
    ii) Agnimitra - 2. Indo-Greek
    iii) King Kharavela - 3. Indo-Parthians
    iv) Demetrius - 4. Second grammarian
    v) Gondophernes - 5. Malavikagnimitra

    (a)

     4 3 2 1 5

    (b)

    3 4 5 1 2

    (c)

    1 5 3 4 2

    (d)

    2 5 3 1 4

  6. 4 x 1 = 4
  7. _________ was the founder of Indo-Parthian Kingdom.

    ()

    Gondophernes

  8. In the South, Satavahanas became independent after ________ death.

    ()

    Asoka's

  9. Hala is famous as the author of ____________.

    ()

    Sattasai

  10. Kushana's later capital was___________.

    ()

    Peshayar or Purushpura.

  11. 4 x 1 = 4
  12. Magadha continued to be a great centre of Buddhist culture even after the fall of the Mauryan Empire.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  13. We get much information about Kharavela from Hathigumba inscription.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. Simuka waged a successful war against Magadha.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Buddhacharita was written by Asvaghosha.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. 5 x 2 = 10
  17. Who was the last Sunga ruler?

  18. Who converted Gondophernes into Christianity?

  19. Write a note on Kalidasa’s Malavikagnimitra.

  20. Highlight the literary achievements of Satavahanas.

  21. Name the Buddhist saints and scholars who adorned the court of Kanishka.

  22. 1 x 2 = 2
  23. 1. The Kushanas formed a section of the yueh-chi tribes who inhabited north-western China.
    2. Kanishka made Jainism the state religion and built many monasteries.
    3. The Great Stupa of Sanchi and the railings which enclose it belong to the Sunga period.
    4. Pan-Chiang was the Chinese general defeated by Kanishka.

  24. 3 x 5 = 15
  25. Give an account of the conquests of Pushyamitra Sunga.

  26. Who were Sakas?

  27. The importance of Gandhara School of Art.

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