The Kalinga War was a war between the Maurya Empire and the Kalinga kingdom in 261 BC. It was a decisive victory for the Mauryas, but the high number of casualties led to Ashoka the Great renouncing violence and adopting Buddhism.

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Q. When did Ashoka attack Kalinga?

 ◉ 324 BC

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 ◉ 261 BC

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 ◉ 326 BC

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 ◉ 269 BC

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Q. In which inscription of Ashoka is the mention of his Kalinga victory found?

 ◉ thirteenth

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 ◉ the tenth

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 ◉ the eleventh

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 ◉ ninth

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Q. Under whose leadership, UNESCO instituted the Kalinga Prize for the promotion of science in the year 1951?

 ◉ Biju Patnaik

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 ◉ Jagdish Chandra Bose

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 ◉ S. Radhakrishnan

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 ◉ C V Raman

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Q. Who gives the Kalinga Prize?

 ◉ Doubleteo

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 ◉ NASA

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 ◉ IMF

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 ◉ UNESCO

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Q. Kalinga Prize was started in-

 ◉ by UNESCO

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 ◉ By Neelkantan

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 ◉ By Harprasad Das

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 ◉ By Paramita Satpathy

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Q. With which war did the French challenge to the British in India end?

 ◉ kashmir war

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 ◉ Battle of Wandiwash

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 ◉ Indo Pak war

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 ◉ battle of panipat

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Q. Which war ended French power in India?

 ◉ Kalinga war

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 ◉ war of sindh

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 ◉ Battle of Wandiwash

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 ◉ war of chosa

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Q. Who recorded the conversion of Maharaj Ashoka after the Kalinga war?

 ◉ Rock Addict XIII

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 ◉ rock addict x

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 ◉ Rock Addict XII

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 ◉ Rock Addict XI

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Q. In which year did the Kalinga war take place?

 ◉ in 267 BC

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 ◉ in 350 BC

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 ◉ in 261 BC

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 ◉ in 200 BC

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Q. Where is the influence of Ashoka's Kalinga war visible?

 ◉ 13th edict engraved on rocks

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 ◉ on toshali

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 ◉ on other countries

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 ◉ none of these

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Q. In which Shila Rajadesh, Ashoka mentions the casualties of the Kalinga war and declares to give up the war?

 ◉ Shila Rajadesh XIII

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 ◉ Rock rajesh x

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 ◉ Maski rajadesh

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 ◉ Rock rajesh xi

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Q. Which person is called "Second Ashoka"?

 ◉ to Kanishka

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 ◉ To Ashok

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 ◉ Chandragupta maurya

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. Ancient Kalinga was mainly located in –

 ◉ Between Mahanadi in the north and Godavari in the south

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 ◉ Between Patna and Gaya

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 ◉ none of these

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 ◉ between the Ganges in the north and the Kaveri in the south

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Q. Which religion was patronized by Kalinga ruler Kharavela?

 ◉ to buddhism

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 ◉ to Hinduism

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 ◉ to christianity

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 ◉ to Jainism

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Q. What is the main source of information about Ashoka's campaign against Kalinga?

 ◉ Inscription xiii

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 ◉ Inscription x

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 ◉ Inscription xii

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 ◉ Inscription iv

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