Edicts of King Ashoka

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When were the Rock Edicts written?

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1. Which of these is NOT something Ashoka called for in his Rock Edicts?

2. Where did Ashoka fight a military campaign that led to his embracing Buddhism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test how much you know about the decrees of King Ashoka from ancient India. Answer questions on key subjects like the period during which the Rock Edicts were made and one thing that wasn't mentioned in the Rock Edicts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Location of a military campaign that led King Ashoka to embrace a specific religion
  • Religious concept related to Dhamma
  • Frequency with which royal officials would give instructions about the Dhamma

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the decrees of King Ashoka
  • Making connections - use your understanding of Dhamma and its association with a religious concept
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what was included in the Rock Edicts and the time period during which they were created

Additional Learning

You can learn more about India's ancient history with the lesson called Edicts of King Ashoka. These topics will be covered for your benefit:

  • Overview of the Rock Edicts
  • The change King Ashoka experienced as a ruler
  • Analysis of the Rock Edicts with regards to non-violence and spreading the Dhamma
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