Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(a) Jatakas-Socio-economic conditions of the Mauryas
(b) Puranas-Mauryas belonged to the Vaishya varna
(c) Dipavamsa-Asoka’s efforts to spread Buddhism to Sri Lanka
(d) Digha Nikaya-Influence of Buddhist ideas on Mauryan polity
Which one of the following Buddhist sources mentions Asoka’s
(a) Divyavadana
(b) Mahavamsa
(c) Vamsathapakasini
(d) Culavamsa
Which one of the following Major Rock Edicts talks about the ban on animal
sacrifices and festive gatherings?
(a) IV
(b) VI
(c) I
(d) VII
Which of the following inscriptions refer to the famine relief measures of the
Mauryan period?
(i) Taxila Inscription
(ii) Mahasthan Inscription
(iii) Lampaka Inscription
(iv) Sohgaura Inscription
Select the answer from the codes below:
(a) i and iv
(b) ii and iii
(c) ii and iv
(d) iv only
Who was the Persian that was appointed by Asoka to administer the western
(a) Tusaspa
(b) Justine
(c) Plutarch
(d) Sunasepah