SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Which of the following are features of Asoka's Dhamma as mentioned in his various Edicts:
    1. Service to father and mother, practice of ahimsa, love of truth, reverence to teachers and good treatment of relatives.
    2. Prohibition of animal sacrifices and festive gatherings and avoiding expensive and meaningless ceremonies and Rituals.
    3. Efficient organization of administration in the direction of social welfare and maintenance of constant contact with people through the system of Dhammayatras.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    A)  1, 2 and 3        

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  1 and 3

    D)  1 and 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Ashoka's dhamma was neither a new religion nor a new political philosophy. Rather, it was a way of life, a code of conduct and a set of principles to be adopted and practised by the people at large. (Dhamma is Prakrit form of the Sanskrit word Dharma).

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