Which of the following could be the most accurate description of the Mauryan monarchy under Ashoka?
A. Enlightened despotism
B. Centralised autocracy
C. Oriental despotism
D. Guided democracy
Answer: Option A
Solution(By Examveda Team)The most accurate description of The Mauryan monarchy under Ashoka was Enlightened despotism.
A. The last Mauryan ruler was killed by his General
B. The Kanvas of Central India deposed the last Mauryan ruler
C. The last Mauryan ruler was killed in a battle with the foreign invader from the north-west
D. The last mauryan ruler had no heir and the throne was claimed by one of his powerful ministers
B. Buddhist Monks
C. Jain Monks
A. Seleucus Nicator