Mauryan Empire + Sangam Age General Knowledge Question Answers
[MCQ Set 3] Mauryan Empire and Sangam Age Objective Questions with answer / practice set for UPSC, SSC, CGL, MTS, CHSL, Railway Banking and other examinations.
Q.1 Who was the first scholar to read Ashokan edicts?
A: James Princep
B: Rakhal Das Banerjee
C: Dayaram Sahani
D: S.N Rao
Q.2 Find the correct pair from below –
A: Lothal : Ancient dockyard
B: Sarnath: Buddha’s first Sermon
C: Rajgir: Lion capital of Ashoka
D: Nalanda: Buddhist learning place
A B and D.
Q.3 The example of Mauryan Art is –
A: Image of deer on the Ashokan Pillar;
B: Tiger Capital at Sarnath
C: Panel showing Mahakapi Jataka.
D: Terracotta figure found on Ter
Q.4 Who had overthrown the Mauryan dynasty?
B: Chandragupta II
C: Pushyamitra Sunga
Q.5 The reason of Mauryan Empire was –
A: Revolt of Priest
B: Pacifist policies of Ashoka
C: Foreign inversion
D: Successors of Ashoka were very weak
All of above.
Q.6 Why in southern India, large empires formed?
A: Absence of minerals
B: Social structure were divided
C: absence of fertile land
D: scarcity of man power
-Absence of large fertile land
Q.7 Which dynasty was not in power during the Sangam age?
Q.8 The place where three Sangams are associated with?
A: Madura and Kapatpuram
B: Madura and Kapatsiram
C: Madura and Pratikpuram
D: Madura and Chandilayam
Madura and Kapatpuram
Q.9 Name of the script used in Tamil inscriptions –
Q.10 The people of Sangam age externally trade with –
Q.11 Classical ‘Jivaka Chintamani‘ associated with –
Q.12 Dharmashoka name was found in which of the following –
[UP PCS 2002]
A: Maski Edict
B: Hatigumpha inscription
C: Sarnath Inscription
D: Allahabad inscription
Q.13 What was the most important industry in Sangam age?
A: Cloth production
B: Jute industry
C: Paper industry
D: All of above
Q.14 In Sangam period, the language used –
[ CBI 1992]
Q.15 Most of the literature was in the form of –
[UP PCS 1994]
D: All of above