India The Mauryan Empire Quiz

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India The Mauryan Empire Quiz

Use questions in this quiz to prep for your Unit Lesson quiz on India The Mauryan Empire.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the nobleman who founded the Mauryan Empire?
    • A. 

      Chandragupta Maurya.

    • B. 

      Ave Maurya.

    • C. 

      Super Maurya.

    • D. 

      Maurya Chandra.

  • 2. 
    The Mauryan Empire reached it's peak under the rule of Ashoka the Great. How was Ashoka related to the Empire's founder?
    • A. 

      Ashoka was the slave of the empire's founder.

    • B. 

      Ashoka was the wife of the Empire's founder.

    • C. 

      Ashoka was the nephew of the Empire's founder.

    • D. 

      Ashoka was the grandson of the Empire's founder.

  • 3. 
    What event led Ashoka the Great to convert to Buddhism?
    • A. 

      A vivid dream in which he met the Buddha.

    • B. 

      A vivid dream in which there was an assassination attempt on his life.

    • C. 

      The loss of his only son in a hunting accident.

    • D. 

      The bloody battle against the state of Kalinga.

  • 4. 
    Because of his conversion to Buddhism, Ashoka made which of the following changes?
    • A. 

      He built the world's first zoo and gave up wearing fur.

    • B. 

      He abolished slavery and established a minimum wage for all workers.

    • C. 

      He visited Buddhist holy sights and gave up fighting wars of conquest.

    • D. 

      He gave up hunting and became a vegetarian.

  • 5. 
    What was Ashoka's goal as leader?
    • A. 

      Ashoka's goal was to lead the world's wealthiest empire

    • B. 

      Ashoka's goal was to lead the world's largest empire.

    • C. 

      Ashoka's goal was to create a strong empire whose citizens were guided by Buddhist principles

    • D. 

      Ashoka's goal was to become immortal.

  • 6. 
    How did Ashoka spread his values?
    • A. 

      He made speeches to prisoners.

    • B. 

      He posted edicts along highways, near cities, and near important holy sights

    • C. 

      He offered free adult education classes.

    • D. 

      He hired a public relations firm to advertise his edicts.