(d) Tusaspa
Which of the following statements are correct?
(i) The use of burnt bricks was a boon as it lead to the flowering of towns.
(ii) Logs of wood were used as defence line against flood and foreign
(iii) The ring-wells which first appeared during the Mauryan period helped in
founding settlements away from river banks.
(iv) The ring wells also served as soakage pits in congested settlements.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i and ii
(b) i and iii
(c) i, ii and iii
(d) All of them
Who was the Bactrian king that invaded India in about 182 Be and wrested a
considerable part of the north-west?
(a) Demetrius
(b) Antigonus
(c) Philadelphus
(d) Gondophernes
Which one of the following statements is incorrect about administration
under Asoka?
(a) Asoka appointed all his officials from the Sudra varna.
(b) He appointed dhammamahamattas for the temporal and spiritual welfare
of his subjects.
(c) Asoka granted independence to the rajukas in the award of honours and
punishments to discharge their duties confidently and fearlessly.
(d) He allowed pativedakas to inform him about urgent public matters at all
Match List I with List II and choose the answer from the codes given below:
          List I                     List II
      (i) Apachiti                (A) Gentleness
      (ii) Mardavan               (B) Self-control
      (iii) Samyama               (C) Respect to pupils and gurus
      (iv) Apabhandata            (D) Savings