The Maurya Empire was a powerful empire in ancient India that existed from 322 to 185 BCE. It was founded by Chandragupta Maurya and reached its peak under the rule of his grandson, Ashoka the Great. The Mauryas were known for their strong military, their efficient bureaucracy, and their patronage of art and literature.

Here you are given Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on the Maurya Dynastythe topic of General Knowledge. First of all, you have to read all the GK questions related to Maurya Dynasty and click on one correct answer for each question. If your answer is correct, you will be displayed with a ✅ sign, but if your answer is wrong, a ❌ sign will be displayed, so that you can identify the correct answer you have given.

Q. Where did Chandragupta Maurya spend his last time?

 ◉ Ujjain

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 ◉ Pataliaputra

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 ◉ Shravanabelagola

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 ◉ Takshshila

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Q. Which religion did Chandragupta Maurya become a follower of in his last days?

 ◉ Buddhist

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 ◉ Jain

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 ◉ Vaishnava

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 ◉ Shaivism

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Q. What were the spies called during the Maurya period?

 ◉ Institution

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 ◉ all these

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 ◉ Communications

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 ◉ mystery man

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Q. Where were the remains of Chandragupta Maurya's palace found?

 ◉ Potter (Patna)

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 ◉ Champa (Organ)

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 ◉ Ujjain

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 ◉ Kaushambi

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Q. The “Vishisht” prevalent during the Maurya period was-

 ◉ land tax

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 ◉ free labor

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 ◉ religious tax

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 ◉ irrigation tax

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Q. The prime minister of Chandragupta Maurya was-

 ◉ undercover

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 ◉ Chanakya

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 ◉ megasthenes

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 ◉ Tushask

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Q. Who sat on the Mauryan throne after Chandragupta Maurya?

 ◉ Bindusara

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 ◉ Dasharatha Maurya

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 ◉ Ashoka

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 ◉ Kunal

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Q. Chanakya, the famous Guru of Chandragupta Maurya was related to which learning center?

 ◉ Vikramshila

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 ◉ Inscription

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 ◉ Takshshila

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 ◉ Vaishali

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Q. Who was the Greek ambassador sent to the court of Chandragupta Maurya?

 ◉ seleucus nicator

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 ◉ Bindusara

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 ◉ megasthenes

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 ◉ Chanakya

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Q. Which was the most famous center of learning during the Maurya period?

 ◉ Calcutta

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 ◉ Takshshila

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 ◉ Magadh

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 ◉ Pataliaputra

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Q. Which dynasty came and ruled the kingdom of Magadha immediately after the Maurya dynasty?

 ◉ Vasumitra

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 ◉ Sunga

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 ◉ Brahmratha Maurya

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 ◉ Devabhuti

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Q. Who was the Maurya king who built the Sanchi Stupa?

 ◉ Bindusara

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 ◉ Karuvaki

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 ◉ Ashoka

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 ◉ Chandragupta maurya

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Q. Who was the "Sthanika" during the rule of the Maurya dynasty?

 ◉ Court

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 ◉ District administrator

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 ◉ enemy

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 ◉ singer

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Q. Who was the ruler who killed his father Bindusara to sit on the throne?

 ◉ Kanishka

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 ◉ Qutubuddin Aibak

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 ◉ Bindusara

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 ◉ Ashoka

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Q. Where did Chandragupta Maurya spend his last days?

 ◉ Kashi

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 ◉ Shravanabelgola

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 ◉ Ujjain

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 ◉ Patna

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