Ashoka the Great of the Maurya Dynasty was one of India’s greatest emperors and who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from ca. 269 BC to 232 BC. Ashoka reigned over most of present-day India after a number of military conquests. His empire stretched from present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan in the west, to the present-day Bangladesh and the Indian state of Assam in the east, and as far south as northern Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.
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Who was the son of Bindusar ?CorrectIncorrect
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Before ascending the Maurya throne, Ashoka served as a Viceroy of:CorrectIncorrect
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What does the word ‘Ashoka’ literally mean.?.CorrectIncorrect
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Which one of the following edicts mentions the personal name of Ashoka?Correct
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The name by which Ashoka is Generally referred to in his inscriptions is :CorrectIncorrect
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Which of following regions did not form the part of Ashoka’s empire?CorrectIncorrect