use of torture for extorting confessions.
(c) In certain cases the victims were ‘subjected to one or all of the 18 kinds of
(d) The torture of women is opposed by Kautilya.
Which of the following gives information that Kalinga is the only conquest of
Asoka and after that he stood for dhammavijaya?
(a) Major Pillar Edict II
(b) Major Rock Edict XIII
(c) Minor Rock Edict II
(d) Major Rock Edict XI
Match List I with List II and select the answer from the codes given below:
         List I                              List II
      (i) Mahadevi                        (a) Asoka’s mother
      (ii) Sanghamitra                    (b) Asoka’s wife
      (iii) Subhadrangi                   (c) Asoka’s daughter
      (iv) Susima                         (d) Asoka’s brother
(a) i-A, ii-C, iii-B, iv-D
(b) i-D, ii-C, iii-A, iv-B
(c) i-B, ii-C, iii-A, iv-D
(d) i-B, ii-C, iii-D, iv-A
It is said that when Bindusara died, Asoka captured the throne with the help
of ministers headed by
(a) Radhagupta
(b) Vishnugupta
(c) Vishnugopa
(d) Tishya
In which edict or inscription, Asoka·declared his faith in Buddha, Dhamma
and Sangha and called the Buddha a Bhagavat?
(a) Kalinga Edicts
(b) Rummindei Minor Pillar Edict
(c) Maski Minor Rock Edict I
(d) Bhabra Minor Rock Edict
‘Just as for my children, I desire that they should enjoy all happiness and
prosperity both in this world and the next. So for all men I desire the like