(d) Ajivika sect
Which of the following statements about Arthasastra are true?
(i) It is a treatise on Mauryan political econo-my and administration.
(ii) It is divided into 15 adhikaranas or books.
(iii) Its date and authorship is a fully estab- lished fact beyond any
(iv) Its evidence is unfortunately not corroborated by any other source.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii and iii
(c) ii and iii
(d) i and ii
Which of the following statements about the Indica of Megasthenes is/are
(i) It is available in its original.
(ii) It gives a detailed account of the town and military administration of the
(iii) It divides the Mauryan society into seven classes.
(iv) It attests to the prevalence of slavery and usury in India during the
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) only i
(b) i and ii
(c) iii and iv
(d) i and iv
Which of the following statements about Asokan edicts are true?
(i) Majority of them describe his relationship with Buddhism and the Sangha.
(ii) All of them are written in the Prakrit language.
(iii) Brahmi was the script used in all of them.
(iv) Their evidence is corroborated by that of several literary Sources.
Select the answer from the codes given below: