Tuesday 22 December 2020

13. The Mauryas and The Sungas


13. The Mauryas and The Sungas


A. Answer the following questions:

1. What do you know about Alexander?

2. Write a note about Kautilya.

3. Why is Ashoka Called 'great?

4. What do you know about Mauryan art?

B. Fill in the blanks:

1. Alexander's soldiers got scared of the they received in Punjab.

2. Chandra Gupta ruled till B.C.

3. Megasthenes was a Greek ambassador of

4. Kautilya's and Megasthenes's tell us about Mauryan administration.

5. In Madhya Pradesh the stupa of is very famous.


C. Write 'true' or 'false' in the brackets given after each statement:

1. Seleucus defeated Chandragupta Maurya. ( )

2. Ashoka built great pillars of iron. ( )

3. Mahamatra was officer of Alexander. ( )

4. Ashoka adopted buddhism after Kalinga war. ( )

5. Chandragupta constructed Sudarshana Lake. ( )

D. Match the columns:

1. Megasthenes                                     (a) Arthasastra

2. Kautilya                                               (b) Stupa

3. Sanchi                                                 (c) Minister

4. Amatya                                                (d) Indica

Activity: Collect pictures of monuments built by Ashoka and paste them in your scrapbook.