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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics chapter 2 - The Mauryan Empire [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: The Mauryan Empire

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Tick (✓) the right answer:

Ashoka invaded Kalinga in

  • 261 BC

  • 265 BC

  • 270 BC

Exercise | Q 2

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The first historical empire in India was established by

  • Ashoka

  • Bindusara

  • Chandragupta

Exercise | Q 3

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The Greek General whom Chandragupta defeated was

  • Megasthenes

  • Seleucus

  • Alexander

Exercise | Q 4

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Ashoka appointed special officers to look after the welfare of people. They were called

  • Sthaniks

  • Senapati

  • Dhamma Mahamatras

Exercise | Q 5

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The edicts of Ashoka were written in

  • Sanskrit

  • Pali

  • Prakrit

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Fill in the blank:
Chandragupta defeated the last _______ named ________.

Exercise | Q 2

Fill in the blank:
Chandragupta was helped by a Brahmin _______ in his conquests and administration.

Exercise | Q 3

Fill in the blank:
The Greek ambassador in Chandragupta’s court was named _________.

Exercise | Q 4

Fill in the blank:
Ashoka’s father was who ruled for _________.

Exercise | Q 5

Fill in the blank:
Ashoka is famous for his policy of _____________.

Exercise | Q 6

Fill in the blank:
The battle of _________ changed Ashoka’s life.

Exercise | Q 7

Fill in the blank:
The National Emblem of India is ___________  of Ashoka.

Exercise | Q 8

Fill in the blank:
The last Mauryan king was killed by _____________.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Match Column A with Column B

  Column A   Column B
1 Dhanananda (a) Ashoka's Rule
2 Chanakya (b) Literary Source of the Mauryan period
3 321 BC (c) Kalinga War
4 305 BC (d) Relics of Buddha are preserved in it 
5 Arthashasta (e) The last Nanda ruler defeated by Chandragupta
6 273 BC to 232 BC (f) The first Indian empire established
7 261 BC (g) Seleucus defeated
8 185 BC (h) Orders issued by Ashoka for his people
9 Stupa (i) Kautilya
10 Edicts (j) End of Mauryan empire
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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Who helped Chandragupta against the Nandas and why?

Exercise | Q 2

Describe Chandragupta as a conqueror. What was the extent of his empire?

Exercise | Q 3

Name the two literary sources of the Mauryan period. What do they tell us about the administration of the Mauryas?

Exercise | Q 4

How did the battle of Kalinga affect Ashoka?

Q 5

Write a short note on Mauryan administration.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1.1

Write short notes on:
The measures taken by Ashoka for the welfare of his people.

Exercise | Q 1.2

Write short notes on:
Mauryan art and architecture.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Picture study:
The picture shows Ashoka’s pillars at Firoz Shah Kotla. Find out.

  1. Where was it originally installed?
  2. Who brought it to Delhi?
  3. How did Ashoka use edicts to spread Dhamma in his kingdom?
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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Textbook Keyword: Indika

Exercise | Q 2

Textbook Keyword: Arthashastra

Exercise | Q 3

Textbook Keyword: Dhamma Vijaya

Exercise | Q 4

Textbook Keyword: Dharmamahamatras

Exercise | Q 5

Textbook Keyword: Mahamtras

Exercise | Q 6

Textbook Keyword: Mantri Parishad

Exercise | Q 7

Textbook Keyword: Kumaras

Exercise | Q 8

Textbook Keyword: Grama

Exercise | Q 9

Textbook Keyword: Stupas

Exercise | Q 10

Textbook Keyword: Dharma chakras

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Fill in the blank.
The main literary sources of information about the Mauryan period are _________ and _________. 

Exercise | Q 2

 Fill in the blank.
In 323 BCE _________ was overthrown by Chandragupta Maurya.

Exercise | Q 3

Fill in the blank.
Chandragupta’s success in acquiring the throne of Magadha was largely due to the guidance and training of ______________.

Exercise | Q 4

 Fill in the blank.
In 305 BCE Alexander’s general _________ invaded India.

Exercise | Q 5

Fill in the blank.
Chandragupta Maurya was succeeded by his son _____________.

Exercise | Q 6

 Fill in the blank.
When Ashoka ascended the throne of Magadha, ___________ was the only kingdom outside Mauiyan control

Exercise | Q 7

 Fill in the blank.
_____________ was the turning point in Ashoka’s life.

Q 8

 Fill in the blank.
Ashoka replaced the policy of dig Vijaya with _____________

Exercise | Q 9

Fill in the blank.
The word dhamma is derived from the Sanskrit word _______ which means ____________.

Exercise | Q 10

 Fill in the blank.
Ashoka’s dhamma was based on human values and a __________ inspired by the teachings of ______________

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Match the Following:

  Column A   Column B
1 Megasthenes (a) third Buddhist Council
2 Chanakya (b) Greek Ambassador
3 Seleucus (c) Arthashastra
4 Sanghamitra (d) Alexander's general
5 Pataliputra (e) Spread of Buddhism
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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Answer the following question briefly:

What happened to Alexander’s vast empire after his death?

Exercise | Q 2

Answer the following question briefly:

Why was Seleucus compelled to sign a treaty with Chandragupta Maurya? Mention two important terms of this treaty.

Exercise | Q 3

Answer the following question in one or two words/ sentence:

What was the extent of Chandragupta’s empire?

Exercise | Q 4

Answer the following question briefly:

Why was the Kalinga War a turning point in the life of Ashoka?

Exercise | Q 5

Answer the following question briefly:

Mention the main principles of Ashoka’s ‘Dhamma’.

Q 6

What did Ashoka do to spread Buddhism outside India?

Exercise | Q 7

Answer the following question briefly:

Mention the steps were taken by Ashoka to propagate dhamma in India.

Exercise | Q 8

Answer the following question in one or two words/ sentence:

What was the extent of Ashoka’s empire?

Exercise | Q 9

Answer the following question briefly:

What are edicts? Why were they composed in Prakrit?

Exercise | Q 10

Answer the following question briefly:

What did Ashoka do for the welfare of his subjects?

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

 State whether the following is true or false.
Jmlika was written by Kautilya.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q 2

State whether the following is true or false.

Chanakya was a wise brahmana who had a personal grudge against Dhana Nanda.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q 3

 State whether the following is true or false.
Ashoka’s son was named Rahul

  • True

  • False

Q 4

 State whether the following is true or false.
Ashoka’s dhamma was based on the principles of Buddhism.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q 5

State whether the following is true or false.

Bindusara was the son of Ashoka.

  • True

  • False

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Picture study.
This is an outline map of India.


1. Mark the areas under Ashoka’s rule.
2. Name one ancient town and one modern town on the map.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Fill in the blank.
The Mauryan empire was divided into __________ which were placed under the control of kumaras.

Exercise | Q 2

Fill in the blank.

The king had ________ power. He was advised by the _________.

Exercise | Q 3

Fill in the blank:

The provinces were divided into a number of ________ which were further subdivided into _________ and __________.

Exercise | Q 4

Fill in the blank.

The capital city of Pataliputra was looked after by ______ committees. Each committee consisted of ________ members.

Exercise | Q 5

Fill in the blank.
Mauryan art was greatly influenced by ___________.

Exercise | Q 6

Fill in the blank.
The most famous Ashoka Pillar is at _________.

Exercise | Q 7

Fill in the blank.

The lion capital was adopted as the _______ of India in the year ______.

Exercise | Q 8

Fill in the blank.
The chief occupation of the people during the Mauryan period was ______________.

Exercise | Q 9

Fill in the blanks.
Two Western European countries with whom the Mauryans had trade relation were __________ and __________.

Exercise | Q 10

Fill in the blanks.
The last Mauryan emperor was killed by ___________ the founder of the ___________ dynasty

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

Match the Following:

  Column A   Column B
1 Mantri Parishad (a) National Flag
2 Kumaras (b) Monasteries
3 Stupas (c) Royal Family
4 Viharas (d) Council of Ministers
5 Dharma Chakra (e) Dome-Shaped
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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

How many committees were set up for the administration of Pataliputra? Name any three departments that were looked after by these committees

Exercise | Q 2.1

Mention two important features of the following:
Stupas

Exercise | Q 2.2

Mention two important features of the following:
Monolithic pillars

Exercise | Q 2.3

Mention two important features of the following:

Lion capital

Exercise | Q 3

Mention three important occupations of the people during the Mauryan period.

Exercise | Q 4

State three important reasons for the decline of the Mauryan empire.

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Goyal Brothers Prakashan solutions for Class 6 Focus on History and Civics Chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire Exercise

Exercise | Q 1

State whether the following is true or false.

The Mauryan administration was based on the guidelines laid down in the Indika

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q 2

State whether the following is true or false.

Pataliputra was a magnificent walled city.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q 3

State whether the following is true or false.
The last Mauryan ruler was Pushyamitra Sunga

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q 4

State whether the following is true or false.

There was no spy system in the Mauryan empire.

  • True

  • False

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Chapter 2: The Mauryan Empire

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Concepts covered in Class 6 Focus on History and Civics chapter 2 The Mauryan Empire are Sources: Indica and Arthashastra, Chandragupta Maurya, Bindusara, Ashoka (Ascend to the Throne, the Extent of the Kingdom, Kalinga War, Welfare State), Ashoka's Dhamma, and Edicts, Mauryan Administration, Maurya Art and Economy, The Decline of the Maurya Empire.

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