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Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School chapter 9 - The Mauryan Empire [Latest edition]

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Chapter 9: The Mauryan Empire

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Keywords

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 9 The Mauryan Empire Keywords

Keywords | Q 1

Textbook Keyword: Indika

Keywords | Q 2

Textbook Keyword: Arthashastra

Keywords | Q 3

Textbook Keyword: Dig vijaya

Keywords | Q 4

Textbook Keyword: Dhamma Vijaya

Keywords | Q 5

Textbook Keyword: Dharmamahamatras

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Fill in the blanks

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 9 The Mauryan Empire Fill in the blanks

Fill in the blanks | Q 1

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

Fill in the blanks | Q 2

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

Fill in the blanks | Q 3

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Chandragupta Maurya was succeeded by his son _____________.

Fill in the blanks | Q 4

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

Fill in the blanks | Q 5

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

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Match the following

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 9 The Mauryan Empire Match the following

Match the following | 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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Choose the correct answer

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 9 The Mauryan Empire Choose the correct answer

Choose the correct answer | Q 1

Choose the correct answer:

Indika was written by ________.

  • Kautilya

  • Megasthenes

  • Seleucus

Choose the correct answer | Q 2

Choose the correct answer:

In 305 bce Alexander’s general _______ invaded India.

  • Megasthenes

  • Seleucus

  • Kautilya

Choose the correct answer | Q 3

Choose the correct answer:

The Kalinga War was a turning point in the life of ______.

  • Dhana Nanda

  • Bindusara

  • Ashoka

Choose the correct answer | Q 4

Choose the correct answer:

Ashoka’s dhamma was based on the principles of _______.

  • Buddhism

  • Hinduism

  • Confucianism

Choose the correct answer | Q 5

Choose the correct answer:

Ashoka’s son was named _______.

  • Rahul

  • Chandragupta

  • Mahendra

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True or false

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 9 The Mauryan Empire True or false

True or false | Q 1

State whether the following is true or false:

In 321 bce Dhana Nanda was overthrown by Chandragupta Maurya.

  • True

  • False

True or false | 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

True or false | Q 3

State whether the following is true or false.

Bindusara was the son of Ashoka.

  • True

  • False

True or false | Q 4

State whether the following is true or false:

When Ashoka ascended the throne of Magadha, Bengal was the only kingdom outside Mauryan control.

  • True

  • False

True or false | Q 5

State whether the following is true or false:

Ashoka replaced the policy of dig Vijaya with dhamma Vijaya.

  • True

  • False

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Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 9 The Mauryan Empire Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 1

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

Mention any one important literary source of information about the Mauryan period.

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 2

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

Who helped Chandragupta Maurya to become the ruler of Magadha?

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 3

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

What was the extent of Chandragupta’s empire?

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 4

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

Which powerful kingdom was not under Mauryan control when Ashoka ascended the throne?

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 5

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

What was the extent of Ashoka’s empire?

Answer the questions in one or two words/ sentences | Q 6

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

What does the term ‘dhamma Vijaya’ mean?

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Answer the questions briefly

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 9 The Mauryan Empire Answer the questions briefly

Answer the questions briefly | Q 1

Answer the following question briefly:

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

Answer the questions briefly | 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.

Answer the questions briefly | Q 3

Answer the following question briefly:

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

Answer the questions briefly | Q 4

Answer the following question briefly:

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

Answer the questions briefly | Q 5

Answer the following question briefly:

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

Answer the questions briefly | Q 6

Answer the following question briefly:

What are edicts? Why were they composed in Prakrit?

Answer the questions briefly | Q 7

Answer the following question briefly:

What did Ashoka do for the welfare of his subjects?

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Picture study

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 9 The Mauryan Empire Picture study

Picture study | Q 1

This is the picture of an Ashokan edict.

What are edicts?

Picture study | Q 2

This is the picture of an Ashokan edict.

How are Ashokan edicts useful?

Picture study | Q 3

This is the picture of an Ashokan edict.

Where were these edicts inscribed?

Picture study | Q 4

This is the picture of an Ashokan edict.

In which language were they composed and in which script w ere they written?

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Other important questions

Oxford University Press solutions for Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School Chapter 9 The Mauryan Empire Other important questions

Other important questions | Q 1

Write the main sources of Information about Mauryan empire ?

Other important questions | Q 2

Who was Chandragupta Maurya ?

Other important questions | Q 3

Who was Chanakya?

Other important questions | Q 4

Who was Seleucus?

Other important questions | Q 5

Why is Ashoka called as ‘Ashoka the Great’ ?

Other important questions | Q 6

What did Ashoka do to spread Buddhism outside India?

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Chapter 9: The Mauryan Empire

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Concepts covered in Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School chapter 9 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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