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131-140: MCQs - History Class 6 NCERT
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mam sound etc is right , but Freedom Struggle start kijiye , this all is more important for mains , if this prelims revision national freedom movement must be focused on and covered
Arpita Prakash
2 years ago
reform movements are as important in prelims as are the other topics !
Naresh Csea
2 years ago
some great lessons come along with us , trace us and our mind doesn't accept to erase the impact of that great lesson , it doesn't let us to sleep at nights . Arpita prakash madam lessons belongs to this category . Thank you so much madam for your contribution towards students ..
Naresh Csea
2 years ago
some great lessons come along with us , trace us and our mind doesn't accept to erase the impact of that great lesson , it doesn't let us to sleep at nights . Arpita prakash madam lessons belongs to this category . Thank you so much madam for your contribution towards students ..
Arpita Prakash
2 years ago
it really means a lot Naresh :)
thanks a lot .... u are doing a great job sir....
sir please i request to you kindly give me full booklist for economics optional and all mains paper booklist i have alot of confusion related to book someone suggest this someone other.so pls sir i request you give me all book list.i really need your help.
Malahat Jahan
2 years ago
I'd suggest you takea look at the courses by Israel sir. That'll help a lot for economics- both prelim and mains
Tushar Ranjan
2 years ago
I must Say That U Go Trough This Link In Which Roman Sir Explain How To Study Economics https://unacademy.com/course/hindi-economy-for-upsc-cseias-right-approach-to-study/AZ8LULDF & U Must Watch All The Lessons Of Ayuush Sanghi Sir on Economics Thanks :)
answer of 132 may be wrong
Sir please suggest me books for english literature
sir please suggest me books for geology optional subject.
  1. MCQs - Class 6 NCERT History- Q131-140 Roman Saini


  2. Q131. Consider the following statements: 1. The capital of Mauryan empire was Pataliputra. 2. The Edicts of Ashoka have been found at present day Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal and Bangladesh. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  3. Answer- C) Both 1 and 2 The Maurya Empire (322 185 B.C.E.), ruled by the Mauryan dynasty, was a geographically extensive and powerful political and military empire in ancient India. Originating from the kingdom of Magadha in the Indo-Gangetic plains of modern Bihar, Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bengal, the empire's capital city was at Pataliputra near modern Patna. Provincial capitals were Ujjain and Taxila Edicts of Ashoka have been found at Kandahar and Lampaka in Afghanistan, Mansehra and Shahbazgarhi in Pakistan, Lumbini in Nepal, Mahasthan in Bangladesh.


  4. 0132. Consider the ollowing statements about Mauryan empire cities: 1. Ujjain was a gateway to the northwest. 2. Taxila lay on the route from north to south India. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  5. Answer- D) Neither 1 nor 2 There were several cities in the empire. These included the capital Pataliputra, Taxila, and Ujjain. Taxila was a gateway to the northwest, including Central Asia, while Ujjain lay on the route from north to south India.


  6. Q133. Who was the great Greek historian who visited the court of Chandragupta? A) Herodotus B) Megasthenes C) Marco Polo D) Nicolo Conti


  7. Answer-B) Megasthenes Megasthenes was an ambassador who was sent to the court of Chandragupta by the Greek ruler of West Asia named Seleucus Nicator. Megasthenes about Pataliputra (modern Patna) "This is a large and beautiful city. It is surrounded by a massive wall. It has 570 towers and 64 gates. The houses, of two and three storeys, are built of wood and mud brick. The king's palace is also of wood, and decorated with stone carvings. It is surrounded with gardens and enclosures for keeping birds ."


  8. 0134. Consider the following statements about Great wall of China: 1. About 2400 years ago, emperors in China began building the Great Wall. 2. The wall was meant to protect the northern frontier of the empire from pastoral people. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  9. Answer- C) Both 1 and 2 The Great wall was meant to protect the northern frontier of the empire from pastoral people. Additions to the wall were made over a period of 2000 years because the frontiers of the empire kept shifting. The wall is about 6400km long, and is made of stone and brick, with a road along the top Several thousand people worked to build the wall. There are watch towers all along, at distances of about 100-200 m.


  10. asconaerthefollintatment wih rspect to Mauryan empire: 1. North-west was important for blankets 2. South-India was important for gold and precious stones. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  11. 0137. Consider the following statements about Ashoka's messages: 1. The Ashoka felt that, traditional rituals were not useful. 2. It is both wrong to praise one's own religion or criticise another's Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  12. Answer- A) 1 only Ashoka's dhamma did not involve worship of a god, or performance of a sacrifice He felt that just as a father tries to teach his children, he had a duty to instruct his subjects. He was also inspired by the teachings of the Buddha


  13. Q139. Consider the following statements: 1 "Dhamma mahamatta, were the officials who went from place to place teaching people about dhamma. 2. Ashoka sent messengers to spread ideas about dhamma to other lands, such as Syria, Egypt, Greece and Sri Lanka Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  14. Answer- C) Both 1 and 2 There were a number of problems that troubled him. People in the empire followed different religions, and this sometimes led to conflict. Animals were sacrificed. Slaves and servants were ill treated. Besides, there were quarrels in families and amongst neighbours. Ashoka felt it was his duty to solve these problems. So, he appointed officials, known as the dhamma mahamatta who went from place to place teaching people about dhamma. Ashoka also sent messengers to spread ideas about dhamma to other lands, such as Syria, Egypt, Greece and Sri Lanka. He built roads, dug wells, and built rest houses. Besides, he arranged for medical treatment for both human beings and animals.


  15. 0140) Consider the following statements: 1. The Rampurva bull which was a part of a Mauryan pillar found in Rampurwa has now been placed in Rashtrapati Bhavan. 2. Most of Ashoka's inscriptions were in Prakrit and were written in the Devanagari script Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  16. Answer- A) 1 only Most of Ashoka's inscriptions were in Prakrit and were written in the Brahmi script. The Rampurwa bull is an example of the skill of the sculptors of the time.