Kings Farmers and Towns Exam Questions Class 12 History

Exam Questions Class 12

Please see Chapter 2 Kings, Farmers and Towns Exam Questions Class 12 History below. These important questions with solutions have been prepared based on the latest examination guidelines and syllabus issued by CBSE, NCERT, and KVS. We have provided Class 12 History  Questions and answers for all chapters in your NCERT Book for Class 12 History. These solved problems for Kings, Farmers and Towns in Class 12 History will help you to score more marks in upcoming examinations.

Exam Questions Chapter 2 Kings Farmers and Towns lass 12 History

Very Short Answer Questions :

Question. Who deciphered Ashokan inscriptions?
Answer: James Princep.

Question. Write any two sources of Mauryan History.
Answer: Arthashastra of Kautilya.
– Ashoka’s Inscriptions.

Question. Who describe the committee system in Mauryan administration.
Answer: Megasthenese .

Question. What is Megalith?
Answer: Megalith was elaborate stone structure in central and south India in first Millennium B.C These were kept on burials.

Question. Who was Gahapati?
Answer: The Owner, master or head of household.

Question. How many subcommittee were found for the military activities .
Answer: Six

Question. Who were Dhamma Mahamatra?
Special Officer appointed by Ashoka
– Appointed to spread the message of Dhamma.

Short Answer Questions :

Question. The Inscription of land grants help us to understand rural society in ancient times “How?
Answer: It – shows the relationship between the state and the farmers.
– Hunters, fisherman, sculptors and nomadic farmer were not under the control.
– And many other such type of informations we have got.

Question. Ashoka’s Dhamma is fruitful even today. How?
Answer: Because it teaches to respect elders, love for young and kindness to subordinate/servants.
– Religious tolerance to other religions.
– Liberal policies towards Brahmanas and learned persons.
– Non- Violence.

Question. What is the significance of the inscription of Ashoka in the Indian History?
Answer: It helps to determine the extent of Ashoka’s Empire.
– It tells about his religion and his thought
– It tells us about his policy
– This inscription throws light on the work done by Ashoka – These are the beautiful specimen of Mauryan Art.

Question. What factors were responsible for the Growth of Magadh from Mahajanpada to powerful Empire?
Answer: Powerful ruler – Bimbisara and Ajatassattu, Mahapadma Nanda.
– Availability of Iron
– Fertile soil
– Availability of elephants in forest.
– Role of River – Ganga , Son, Punpun; important for communications

Kings Farmers and Towns Exam Questions Class 12 History