New Kings and Kingdoms

Extra Questions

Match Columns

Column IColumn II
(i) Rajaraja I(a) Kitab-al-Hind
(ii) Al-biruni(b) Ganga valley
(iii) Kadamba Mayursharman(c) Rajasthan
(iv) Gurjara Pratihara Harishchandra(d) Karnataka

Answer: i - b, ii - a, iii – d, iv - c


Fill in the blanks

  1. _________ contain details which may not be literally true.

    Answer: Prashastis
  2. _____ composed the Sanskrit poem which was critical about rulers.

    Answer: Kalhana
  3. ______ entrusted Al-Biruni with the work of writing an account of the subcontinent.

    Answer: Mahmud Ghazni
  4. _______ was considered the most powerful Chola ruler.

    Answer: Rajaraja I

Multiple Choice Questions

The functionaries for ______ were generally recruited from influential families

  1. Collecting revenue
  2. Army
  3. Both a and b
  4. None of the above

    Answer: (c) Both a and b

A long Sanskrit poem of the twelfth century contains the history of kings who ruled over

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Kashmir
  3. Himachal Pradesh
  4. Uttar Pradesh

    Answer: (b) Kashmir

The ______ territory(ies) were made part of the Chola kingdom

  1. Pandyan
  2. Pallava
  3. Both a and b
  4. None of the above

    Answer: (c) Both a and b

Which of the following is/are critical about rulers and their policies?

  1. Prashastis
  2. Land grants
  3. Sanskrit poem by Kalhana
  4. All of the above

    Answer: (d) All of the above


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