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Important MCQ on Mauryan Empire

[MCQ] Mauryan Empire> GK Question Answer Set 1

Mauryan Empire : Objective Question Answer Set-1

MAURYAN Dynasty: Chandragupta, Bindusara Ashoka GK

1. Who usurped the throne of Magadha in 322 B.C?

[IAS 2003]

A: Chandragupta Maurya

B: Chandragupta II

C: Ashoka

D: Harshavardhana

Answer

Chandragupta Maurya

2. Who is known for conquered the land between Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal?

A: Ashika

B: Kanishka

C: Bindusara

D: Samudragupta

Answer

Bindusara

3. Who abdicated his throne and migrated to the south to live as Jain ascetic?

[IAS 2003]

A: Chandragupta II

B: Mahapadmananda

C: Chandragupta Maurya

D: Ashika

Answer

Chandragupta Maurya

4. How much extended the Mauryan Empire in the northwest?

[UPSC 1995]

A: Hindukush

B: Afghanisthan

C: Europe

D: Greece

Answer

Hindukush

5. Who is known as the first ‘National Ruler of India’?

A: Bindusara

B: Ashoka

C: Sashanka

D: Chandragupta Maurya

Answer

Chandragupta Maurya

6. ‘Amitraghata, the destroyer of foes’, is known to –

[IAS 2004]

A: Samudragupta

B: Harshabardhan

C: Bindusara

D: Chandragupta Maurya

Answer;

Bindusara

7. Among the following which ambassador came to the court of Chandragupta Maurya?

A: Hiuen Tsang

B: Fahien

C: Megasthenese

D: Selucus

Answer

Meghasthenese

8. Chanyka was prime minister during which Mauryan ruler?

[Railway 1994 UPSC 2002]

A: Chandragupta Maurya

b: Ashoka

C: bindusara

D: Ajatsatru

Answer

Chandragupta Maurya

9. Who united the three valleys Ganga, Yamuna and Indus rivers for the first time?

A: Ashoka

B: Samudragupta

C: Chandragupta II

D: Kanishka

Answer

Ashoka

10. Where did Ashoka serve as viceroy before become the great king ?

[CDS 1992]

A: Patliputra

B: Taxila

C: Varanashi

D: Ujjain

Answer

Taxila

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