(a) The Kushana coins represent the cosmopolitan nature of their society.
(b) It was during the Kushana period that Mahayanism made its appearance.
(c) Buddhist monks accepted high positions in Kushana administration.
(d) Kushanas followed a policy of religious toleration.
Which of the following is not a Sanskrit work?
(a) Lalitavistara
(b) Divyavadana
(c) Milinda Panho
(d) Mahavastu
Assertion and Reason
Mark (a) if Assertion (A) is true, but Reason (R) is false.
Mark (b) if ‘A’ is false, but ‘R’ is true.
Mark (c) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are true, and ‘R’ explains ‘A’.
Mark (d) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are true, but ‘R’ does not explain ‘A’.
. Assertion (A): Kharavela was addicted to military conquests and conducted
a number of successful campaigns in various directions.
Reason (R): Kharavela was a Jaina as evident from the Hathigumpha
. Assertion (A): Rudradaman had collected special taxes and imposed forced
labour on peasants even in times of peace.
Reason (R): A passage in the Junagarh inscription of Rudradaman seems to
suggest that irrigation works were commonly executed by the state through
the imposition of taxes, forced labour and emergency levies on the peasants.
. Assertion (A): Kushana kings got themselves depicted on the coins with the
nimbus, aura, clouds or flames.
Reason (R): They wanted to demonstrate their celestial origin.
. Assertion (A): Communication was particularly weak in transmitting and
diffusing craft skill and knowledge.
Reason (R): Artisans were generally illiterate and secretive.
. Assertion (A): Andhras issued lead or tin coins besides silver and copper