Who usurped power from the Mauryas after killing the last Mauryan ruler Brihadratha?
A. Pushyamitra Sunga
B. Agnimitra
C. Vasumitra
D. Jyesthamitra

A. Pushyamitra Sunga

Chandra Gupta Maurya spend his last days here
A. Kashi
B. Pataliputra
C. Ujjain
D. Shravanabelagola

D. Shravanabelagola

Bindusara was the son of?
A. Ashoka
B. Akbar
C. Chandragupta Maurya
D. Shivaji

C. Chandragupta Maurya

The rulers of which dynasty started the practice of granting tax-free villages to Brahmanas and Buddhist Monks?
A. Satavahanas
B. Mauryas
C. Guptas
D. Cholas

A. Satavahanas

Which one of the following was not a characteristic of society in Mauryan times?
A. Slavery
B. Rigidity of Caste
C. Prostitution
D. Widow remarriage

D. Widow remarriage

Who was the Greek ambassador in the court of Chandragupta Maurya?
A. Megasthanes
B. Seleucos
C. Menander
D. Demetrias

A. Megasthanes

Which of the following was not one of the actual causes for the decline of the Mauryan empire?
A. Ashoka’s pacifist policies
B. Division of the empire after Ashoka
C. Foreign aggressions particularly Greek
D. Economic and financial crisis

A. Ashoka’s pacifist policies

Satvahanas minted their coins predominantly in
A. Lead
B. Silver
C. Gold
D. Copper

A. Lead

Which of the following dynasty succeeded the Mauryas?
A. Satavahanas
B. Sungas
C. Yavanas
D. Pandya

B. Sungas

The most commonly used coin during the Mauryan period was
A. Karashopana
B. Nishka
C. Suvarna
D. Kakini

A. Karashopana

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