Maharashtra Board Class 6 History Solution Chapter 7 – India during the Maurya Period
Balbharati Maharashtra Board Class 6 History Solution Chapter 7: India during the Maurya Period. Marathi or English Medium Students of Class 6 get here India during the Maurya Period full Exercise Solution.
|Std||Maharashtra Class 6|
|Subject||History and Civics Solution|
|Chapter||India during the Maurya Period|
(1) (2) Who did Ashoka send to Sri Lanka for the spread of Buddhism ?
Ans. Ashoka sent his own son Mahendra and daughter Sanghamitra to Srilanka to spread Buddhism.
(3) What were the occupations of the people during the Maurya period ?
Ans. Agriculture production, trade carving and engraving on ivory, weaving and dyeing cloth, and metal work.
(4) Which animals’ engravings are found on the pillars erected by Emperor Ashoka ?
Ans. There are carvings of lion, elephant and bull on the pillars.
(2.) (1) Satrap – Greek officers of Alexander.
(2) Sudarshan – A dam built by Chandragupta Maurya near Junagadh in Gujarat state.
(3) ‘Devanampiyo Piyadasi’ – This means beloved of the Gods and who looks on with affection.
(4) Ashtapad – Chess was called Ashtapad during those days.
(3) (1) The extent of Chandragupta Maurya’s empire.
Ans. Chandragupta Maurya established his own rule in Magadha. He won Avanti and Saurashtra and began to extend the boundaries of his empire. After defeating Seleucus Nicator, he invented the northwest region of Kabul, Kandahar and Herat in the Maurya empire.
(2) The extent of Ashoka’s empire.
Ans. Ashoka’s empire extended from Afghanistan in the north-west and Nepal in the north to Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in the south, and from Bengal in the east to Saurashtra in the west,
(4) (1) Emperor Alexander – (b) Emperor of Greece
(2) Megasthenes – (a) Ambassador of Seleucus Nicator
(3) Emperor Ashoka – (d) Emperor of Magadha
(5.) (1) Alexandar had to turn back.
Ans. Alexandar’s army suffered severe hardships in the invasion of India. The soldiers were eager to go back home. They rebelled against Alexander and he was forced to go back.
(2) Coins of Greek kings were characteristic.
Ans. The Greek king minted characteristic coins. On one side, the coin has a picture of the king who had minted the coin and on the other side, a picture of a Greek God. The name of the king was also written on the coin.
(3) Emperor Ashoka decided never to wage war again
Ans. After launching a campaign against the state of Kalinga. Ashoka was deep;y moved by the bloodshed of the Kalinga war. He decided never to wage a war again. He came to believe that truth, non-violence, compassion and forgiveness were the important values.
(6.) (1) Public welfare works of Emperor Ashoka.
Ans. Emperor Ashoka laid stress on the creation of facilities for the welfare of the people. e.g he made provisions for free medicines and medical treatment. He built many roads and planted trees. He dug wells and built dharmashalas.
(2) Means of entertainment and sport of the Maurya period.
Ans. Dance and music concerts were a part of entertainment. Wresling and chariot races were popular and so were board games & chess.