(c) 1825—Charles Metcalfe
(d) 1837—James Prinsep
Which of the following inscriptions belongs to Dasaratha, one of the later
(a) Priyadarsi Inscription at Taxila
(b) Sohgaura Copper Plate Inscription
(c) Nagarjuni Hill Cave Inscription
(d) Junagarh Rock Inscription
Which of the following sources describe the Mauryas as belonging to the
Sudra varna?
(a) Puranas
(b) Jatakas
(c) Purvas
(d) European Classical writers
Who among the following credits Bindusara with conquering the ‘land
between the two seas’?
(a) Megasthenes
(b) Taranatha
(c) Kautilya
(d) Visakhadatta
Who among the following Mauryan emperors entered into a marriage alliance
with Seleucus Nikator, the Greek ruler of West Asia?
(a) Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Asoka
(c) Bindusara
(d) Dasaratha
Who among the following was the Greek ambassador of Antiochus I of Syria
sent to the court of Bindusara?
(a) Megasthenes
(b) Diodorous
(c) Deimachus
(d) Antigonus
In 1915 an inscription, which showed that Asoka used ‘Piyadassi’ as his
second name, was discovered.