Dharmamahamatras were __________ during the Mauryans
A. Officials
B. Buddhist Monks
C. Jain Monks
D. Soldiers

A. Officials

Who among the following was the court physician of Kanishka?
A. Vasumitra
B. Nagarjuna
C. Charaka
D. Patanjali

C. Charaka

Who started the Saka Era which is still used by the Government of India?
A. Kanishka
B. Vikramaditya
C. Samudra Gupta
D. Ashoka

A. Kanishka

Which of the following is the correct chronological sequence of the ruling dynasties of northern India, from the decline of the Mauryas to the rise of the imperial Guptas?
A. Sungas Indo-Greeks Kushans Sakas and Guptas
B. Sungas Kushans Parthians Sakas and Guptas
C. Sungas Kanvas Indo-Greeks Sakas Parthians and Guptas
D. Kanvas Sungas Indo-Greeks Sakas Parthians and Guptas

C. Sungas Kanvas Indo-Greeks Sakas Parthians and Guptas

The Greek ambassador sent to Chandragupta
Maurya’s Court was
A. Kautilya
B. Seleucus Nicator
C. Megasthenes
D. Justin

C. Megasthenes

Chandragupta Maurya was born in
A. 340 BC
B. 563 BC
C. 189 BC
D. 99 BC

A. 340 BC

Bindusara sent Ashoka to quell the rebellion in
A. Swarnagiri
B. Taxila
C. Ujjain
D. Tosali

B. Taxila

The great silk-route to the Indians was opened by
A. Kanishka
B. Ashoka
C. Harsha
D. Fa-Hien

A. Kanishka

Which one of the following is the principal source of information of Ashoka’s campaign against Kalinga?
A. Pillar Edict-VII
B. Mahavamsa
C. Divyavadana
D. Rock Edict-XIII

D. Rock Edict-XIII

The Greeks were driven out of India by
A. Chandragupta Maurya
B. Chandragupta Vikramaditya
C. Ashoka
D. Bindusara

A. Chandragupta Maurya

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