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Unformatted text preview: C9-Quiz1. Although only fragments remain, some of our best information about early Indian history comes from the book Indika, written by A. SocratesB. MegasthenesC. HerodotusD. Sima QianE. Kautalya2. The Indian political scene changed dramatically in 520 B.C.E. When new administrative techniques were introduced after the invasion of the A. AryansB. GreeksC. ChineseD. AustronesiansE. Persians3. In 327 B.C.E., India was thrown into political chaos by the invasion of A. The Persian king CyrusB. The Assyrian king Tiglath Pileser IIIC. Chandragupta MauryaD. Alexander of MacedonE. Qin Shihuangdi4. The kingdom that played a leading role in Indian unification, after the withdrawal of Alexander of Macedon, was A. KalingaB. MagadhaC. Bodh GayaD. NalandaE. Bengal5. The harsh political philosophy of Chandragupta Maurya and Kautalya is recorded in the A. Law Codes of ManuB. Mauryan Law CodesC. Bhagavad GitaD. DaodejingE. Arthashastra6. The Mauryan emperor Ashoka fought his bloodiest battle against A. The PunjabB. KalingaC. MagadhaD. HarshaE. Alexander the Great7. The rock and pillar edicts were issued by A. KautalyaB. HarshaC. HammurabiD. Chandragypta MauryaE. Ashoka8. One of the biggest financial problems of the later Mauryan period was the ruler's decision to A. Trade exclusively with ChinaB. Debase the currencyC. Not invest in sea tradeD. Borrow money from Persia at high interest ratesE. Stop trading with the Persians9. After the collapse of the Mauryan dynasty, northwest India was controlled by the Bactrians, who spoke A. ChineseB. PersianC. LatinD. ThaiE. Greek10. Politically, the Guptas A. Achieved the same level of centralized power that had existed under the MauryansB. Left local government and administration in the hands of their alliesC. Created a much larger and more powerful state than the Mauryans didD. Brought unprecedented civil strife to IndiaE. Were able to bring complete unification to India by spreading a state-supported religion11. The eventual collapse of the Gupta state was partially caused by an invasion by the A. PersiansB. White HunsC. ChineseD. RomansE. Mauryans12. The success and timing of trade, through the Indian Ocean basin, largely depended on A. Controlling the actions of Turkish piratesB. Forming a lasting trading partnership with ChinaC. Understanding the rhythms of the monsoon windsD. The Indian desire to purchase pepper from the RomansE. The invention of a revolutionary sailing vehicle13. The two great Indian epics, the Mahabharataand the Ramayana, A. Called for an end to the caste systemB. Championed the rights of womenB....
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