Exercise 1

Question 31 :

Three major powers that emerged in southern India in the 7th century AD were
Cheras
Cholas
Chalukyas
Pallavas
Pandyas


A). I, II, V
B). II, III, IV
C). III, IV, V
D). I, II, IV
Answer : Option A

Question 32 :

The term 'Yavanapriya' mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted


A). ivory
B). pepper
C). a fine variety of Indian muslin
D). damsels sent to the Greek court for dance performance
Answer : Option B

Question 33 :

The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner: "Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children." This statement was made by


A). Monserrate
B). Tavernier
C). Manrique
D). Bernier
Answer : Option D

Question 34 :

The ultimate ownership of land during the post-Gupta period lay with


A). the cultivator
B). the village community
C). the king
D). the joint family
Answer : Option C

Question 35 :

To which of the republic of Buddha belong?


A). Licchavis
B). Sakyas
C). Mallas
D). None of the above
Answer : Option B