Advertisement Remove all ads

Morning Star solutions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE chapter 4 - The Mauryan Empire [Latest edition]

Advertisement Remove all ads

Chapters

Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE - Shaalaa.com

Chapter 4: The Mauryan Empire

Short Answer QuestionsStructured Questions
Short Answer Questions

Morning Star solutions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE Chapter 4 The Mauryan Empire Short Answer Questions

Short Answer Questions | Q 1

What are our main sources of information on the Mauryan rule?

Short Answer Questions | Q 2

Who wrote Arthashastra? What is its importance?

Short Answer Questions | Q 3

What is the importance of Ashoka’s edicts?

Short Answer Questions | Q 4.1

What is a Stupa?

Short Answer Questions | Q 4.2

Name one stupa built by Ashoka?

Short Answer Questions | Q 5

How did Chandragupta Maurya establish the Mauryan dynasty?

Short Answer Questions | Q 6

Give a brief account of the political conditions in India under Bindusara.

Short Answer Questions | Q 7

What is the importance of the Kalinga war in the personal life of Ashoka?

Short Answer Questions | Q 8

Name the two taxes mentioned in the Edicts of Ashoka.

Short Answer Questions | Q 9

Name four important ways in which Buddhism spread under the royal patronage during the Mauryan times.

Short Answer Questions | Q 10

What is meant by Ashoka’s Dhamma?

Short Answer Questions | Q 11

Give the basic principles of Ashoka’s Dhamma.

Short Answer Questions | Q 12

What were the impact of Dhamma an Ashoka’s policies?

Short Answer Questions | Q 13

What is meant by the Pan-Indian character of the Mauryan administration?

Short Answer Questions | Q 14

How was the district administration organised during the Mauryan period?

Short Answer Questions | Q 15

State three steps taken by Ashoka to spread Buddism.

Short Answer Questions | Q 16

Who was Kautilya (Chanakya)? Name the famous book written by him.

Short Answer Questions | Q 17

Why did Seleucos Nicator invade India?

Short Answer Questions | Q 18

What do you know about the extent of Chandragupta Maurya’s empire?

Short Answer Questions | Q 19

What change did the Kalinga War bring about in Ashoka’s life?

Short Answer Questions | Q 20

What does Megasthenes’ Indica tell us about the king’s life?

Short Answer Questions | Q 21

What does Kautilya tell us about the duties of the king?

Short Answer Questions | Q 22

What does Megasthenes tell us about the City administration?

Short Answer Questions | Q 23

What is the importance of Ashoka’s inscriptions (Stone Edicts)?

Short Answer Questions | Q 24

Mention any two principles of Ashoka’s Dhamma.

Short Answer Questions | Q 25

Mention any two factors responsible for the decline of the Mauryan empire.

Short Answer Questions | Q 26

Name the port where from the ships sailed for the East Coast and Sri Lanka during the Mauryan age.

Short Answer Questions | Q 27

Name any two sources of State’s revenue according to Arthashastra.

Short Answer Questions | Q 28

What does Megasthenes tell us about the division of Indian society?

Short Answer Questions | Q 29

Name any two measures taken to promote Dhamma (Buddhism).

Short Answer Questions | Q 30

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

Advertisement Remove all ads
Structured Questions

Morning Star solutions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE Chapter 4 The Mauryan Empire Structured Questions

Structured Questions | Q 1.1

With reference to the sources of information on the Mauryan Empire, explain briefly the significance of the following: Arthashastra

Structured Questions | Q 1.2

With reference to the sources of information on the Mauryan Empire, explain briefly the significance of the following: Indica

Structured Questions | Q 1.3

With reference to the sources of information on the Mauryan Empire, explain briefly the significance of the following: Sanchi Stupa

Structured Questions | Q 2.1

With reference to the Mauryan Empire, answer the following question:

Give a brief account of how Chandragupta established the Mauryan empire.

Structured Questions | Q 2.2

With reference to the Mauryan Empire, answer the following question:

Give a brief account of the Kalinga war and its consequences.

Structured Questions | Q 3.1

With reference to Mauryan administration, answer the following question:

Why is Chandragupta Maurya regarded as the chief architect of the system of administration?

Structured Questions | Q 3.2

With reference to Mauryan administration, answer the following question:

Briefly describe the main features of civil and military administration under Mauryan rule.

Structured Questions | Q 3.3

With reference to Mauryan administration, answer the following question:

What is meant by the Pan-Indian character of Mauryan administration?

Structured Questions | Q 4.1

With reference to Provincial Governments under the Mauryan rule, answer the following question:

Name the different provinces and their capitals into which the Mauryan empire was divided.

Structured Questions | Q 4.2

With reference to Provincial Governments under the Mauryan rule, answer the following question:

How was the provincial administration run?

Structured Questions | Q 4.3

With reference to Provincial Governments under the Mauryan rule, answer the following question:

What changes were brought about in the Mauryan administration during Ashoka’s reign?

Structured Questions | Q 5.1

With reference to the Mauryan administration write short notes on the following:  

District Administration

Structured Questions | Q 5.2

With reference to the Mauryan administration write short notes on the following:

Revenue system

Structured Questions | Q 6.1

Study the Ashokan Edict and answer the following question:

What is an edict? Where are these edicts inscribed?

Structured Questions | Q 6.2

Study the Ashokan Edict and answer the following question:

What is the significance of edicts as a source of information?

Structured Questions | Q 6.3

Study the Ashokan Edict and answer the following question:

Explain briefly the importance of Ashoka’s edicts, giving an example from one of his edicts.

Structured Questions | Q 7.1

With reference to the spread of Buddhism under the Mauryas, answer the following question:

What was the Mauryan concept of the Universal Empire?

Structured Questions | Q 7.2

With reference to the spread of Buddhism under the Mauryas, answer the following question:

Give the important causes for the spread of Buddhism.

Structured Questions | Q 8.1

Describe the sources to reconstruct the Age of the Mauryas with reference to the following:

Literary Sources

Structured Questions | Q 8.2

Describe the sources to reconstruct the Age of the Mauryas with reference to the following:

Archaeological Sources

Structured Questions | Q 9.1

Chandragupta ruled over a vast empire. In this context explain His main conquests

Structured Questions | Q 9.2

Chandragupta ruled over a vast empire. In this context explain:
Details of his victory over Seleucos Nicator.

Structured Questions | Q 10.1

The administration of a vast imperial state raised intricated problems which were wisely solved by Chandragupta Maurya and Ashoka. In this context explain briefly:

Position of the king.

Structured Questions | Q 10.2

The administration of a vast imperial state raised intricated problems which were wisely solved by Chandragupta Maurya and Ashoka. In this context explain briefly:  

Role of the Council of Ministers.

Structured Questions | Q 10.3

The administration of a vast imperial state raised intricated problems which were wisely solved by Chandragupta Maurya and Ashoka. In this context explain briefly:

Provincial Administration.

Structured Questions | Q 11.1

What do you know about: Mauryan District Administration.

Structured Questions | Q 11.2

What do you know about: Mauryan City Administration.

Structured Questions | Q 12.1

Explain the socio-economic conditions that prevailed in India during the Mauryan administration.

Social Conditions

Structured Questions | Q 12.2

Explain the socio-economic conditions that prevailed in India during the Mauryan administration.

Economic Condition

Structured Questions | Q 13.1

It is only with Ashoka that we can properly begin the history of the art and architecture of ancient India. In this context explain briefly:

Arts and Crafts that flourished during Ashoka’s reign.

Structured Questions | Q 13.2

It is only with Ashoka that we can properly begin the history of the art and architecture of ancient India. In this context explain briefly:

A few features of the Ashokan Pillars.

Structured Questions | Q 14.1

Ashoka was a promising warrior, but soon after the Kalinga War, he turned into a practicing moralist. In this context explain:  

Fundamental Principles of Dhamma.

Structured Questions | Q 14.2

Ashoka was a promising warrior, but soon after the Kalinga War, he turned into a practicing moralist. In this context explain:

True Nature of Dhamma.

Structured Questions | Q 15.1

With reference to the measures adopted by Ashoka, for the promotion of Dhamma and the spread of Buddhism, explain briefly the role of the following:

His keenness to practice what he preached

Structured Questions | Q 15.2

With reference to the measures adopted by Ashoka, for the promotion of Dhamma and the spread of Buddhism, explain briefly the role of the following:

His mission of foreign countries

Advertisement Remove all ads

Chapter 4: The Mauryan Empire

Short Answer QuestionsStructured Questions
Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE - Shaalaa.com

Morning Star solutions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE chapter 4 - The Mauryan Empire

Morning Star solutions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE chapter 4 (The Mauryan Empire) include all questions with solution and detail explanation. This will clear students doubts about any question and improve application skills while preparing for board exams. The detailed, step-by-step solutions will help you understand the concepts better and clear your confusions, if any. Shaalaa.com has the CISCE Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE solutions in a manner that help students grasp basic concepts better and faster.

Further, we at Shaalaa.com provide such solutions so that students can prepare for written exams. Morning Star textbook solutions can be a core help for self-study and acts as a perfect self-help guidance for students.

Concepts covered in Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE chapter 4 The Mauryan Empire are Sources of the Mauryan Empire - Arthashastra, Sources of the Mauryan Empire - Indika, Sources of the Mauryan Empire - Ashokan Edicts, Sources of the Mauryan Empire - Sanchi Stupa, The Mauryan Empire - Political History and Administration, Ashoka’S Dhamma, Ashoka (Ascend to the Throne, the Extent of the Kingdom, Kalinga War, Welfare State).

Using Morning Star Class 9 solutions The Mauryan Empire exercise by students are an easy way to prepare for the exams, as they involve solutions arranged chapter-wise also page wise. The questions involved in Morning Star Solutions are important questions that can be asked in the final exam. Maximum students of CISCE Class 9 prefer Morning Star Textbook Solutions to score more in exam.

Get the free view of chapter 4 The Mauryan Empire Class 9 extra questions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE and can use Shaalaa.com to keep it handy for your exam preparation

Advertisement Remove all ads
Share
Notifications

View all notifications


      Forgot password?
View in app×