Match the following:
         List I                 List II
      (Major Rock             (Contents)
      Edicts)
      (i) Sixth               (A) System of dham-mayatras
      (ii) Seventh            (B) Conquest through dhamma instead of war
      (iii) Eighth            (C) Need for efficient organisation of
                              administration
      (iv) Ninth              (D) Attack of meaning-less ceremonies and rituals
      (v) Thirteenth          (E) Need for tolerance among all religious sects
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i-C, ii-E, iii-A, iv-D, v-B
(b) i-B, ii-A, iii-D, iv-E, v-C
(c) i-A, ii-D, iii-B, iv-C, v-E
(d) i-E, ii-B, iii-C, iv-A, v-D
Assertion and Reason
Instructions:
Mark (a) if both ‘Assertion’ (A) and ‘Reason’ (R) are correct, and if (R) is the
correct explanation or justification for (A).
Mark (b) if both (a) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation
or justification for (A).
Mark (c) if only (a) is correct.
Mark (d) if only (R) is correct.
Assertion (A): Archaeological sources are generally more reliable than
literary S0urces.
Reason (R): There is less scope for tampering and interpolation in the
archaeological sources than in the literary sources.
Assertion (A): Mauryas are said to have come from a region which was full
of peacocks.
Reason (R): There is unanimity among all the sources about the Kshatriya
origin of the Mauryas.
Assertion (A): Under Bindusara