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  • 1. The only inscribed stone portrait of Emperor Ashoka has been found at
    A. Sanchi B. Amaravati
    C. Kanaganahalli D. Ajanta

  • 2.
    The highly polished monolithic Ashokan Pillars were carved out of single pieces of a buff-coloured sandstone, usually mined from the quarries of 
    A. Chunar near Mirzapur B. Lauriya in Nandangarh
    C. Sarnath near Varanasi D. Udayagiri near Bhubaneshwar

  • 3.
     The following questions consist of two statements, Statement I and Statement II.

    Statement I : There was great exodus of Jaina monks under the leadership of Bhadrabahu to the Deccan following severe famine in the Ganga valley towards the end of Chandragupta’s reign.

    Statement II : Chandragupta Maurya joined the Jaina order as a monk.
    A.
    Both the statements are true and Statement II is the correct explanation of Statement I
    B.
    Both the statements are true, but Statement II is not the correct explanation of Statement I
    C.
    Statement I is true, but Statement II is false
    D.
    Statement I is false, but Statement II is true

  • 4.
    The following questions consist of two statements, Statement I and Statement II. 

    Statement I : Loma Rishi and Sudama caves in the Barabar hills, modelled on wooden architectural prototypes are examples of the earliest cave architecture in India.

    Statement II : Barabar hills caves were dedicated by Chandragupta Maurya to Ajivika monks.
    A.
    Both the statements are true and Statement II is the correct explanation of Statement I
    B.
    Both the statements are true, but Statement II is not the correct explanation of Statement I
    C. Statement I is true, but Statement II is false
    D. Statement I is false, but Statement II is true

  • 5. Which among the following materials were used for minting coins during the rule of the Mauryas?
    A. Gold and Silver B. Silver and Copper
    C. Copper and Bronze D. Gold and Copper