May 25, 2024
Consider these statements regarding Rashtrakuta Dynasty.
1. Dantidurga was the founder of the Rashtrakuta dynasty..
2. Amoghavarsha I built the magnificent rock-cut monolithic Kailasa temple at Ellora.
3. Krishna I was last strong king of the dynasty & after his death Rashtrakuta power declined.
Choose the Correct Answer
  • (A) 1 is correct only
  • (B) 2 is correct only
  • (C) 1 & 2 are correct only
  • (D) 2 & 3 are correct only
Identify who is being talked about in the Below given Statements
1. He was a follower of Jainism.
2. Jinasena was his chief preceptor. He was also a patron of letters and he himself wrote the famous Kannada work, Kavirajamarga.
3. He had also built the Rashtrakuta capital, the city of Malkhed or Manyakheda.
Choose the Correct option
  • (A) Krishna-iii
  • (B) Amoghvarsha
  • (C) Dantidurga
  • (D) Krishna-i
Identify who is being talked about in the Below given Statements
1. He was also known as Mamalla, which means ‘great wrestler’.
2. After his victory over Pulakesin II assumed the title ‘Vatapikonda’.
Choose the Correct Option
  • (A) Dantidurga
  • (B) Rajsimha
  • (C) Narsimhaverman-i
  • (D) Krishna-i
“Ghatika”- a term regarding south India refers to;
  • (A) A South Indian Temple
  • (B) A Small water Reservoir
  • (C) An Educational Institution
  • (D) A Dwelling place for jain Monks
Consider the below given statements regarding pallava administration
1. Land-grants to the temples known as Devadhana
2. The Pallava state was divided into Kottams (provinces)
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only correct
  • (B) 2 only correct
  • (C) None of the Above is correct
  • (D) All of the above correct
Consider the below given statements regarding society during Pallava period
1. The caste system disappeared during this phase .
2. The Brahmins occupied a high place in the society
3. Pallava period also witnessed the rise of Saivism and Vaishnavism and also the decline of Buddhism and Jainism
Which of the above are correctly matched
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 1 & 2 only
  • (C) 2 & 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Identify which of these Dynasties with the city which they were associated are correctly matched
.1 Chalukyas – Vengi
2. Pallvas-Madurai
3. Pandyas- Mamallapuram
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Consider these statements regarding Pallavas
1. The Pallavas issued their earlier inscriptions in Prakrit and Sanskrit because of their Satavahana connections, and also patronized Brahmanism.
2. The Pallavas established their kingdom in Tondaimandalam with its capital at Kanchipuram
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) None of the Above
  • (D) All of the above
Which king is being talked about in these statements
1. He assumed a number of titles, the most famous being Mudikondan, Gangaikondan, Kadaram Kondan and Pandita Cholan.
2. Like his father he was also a devout Saiva and built a temple for that god at the new capital Gangaikondacholapuram
Choose the correct option
  • (A) Rajaraja chola
  • (B) Rajendra-1
  • (C) Karikala
  • (D) Aditya Chola
These below given titles are related to which king from chola dynasty
Jayamkonda Solan (The Victorious Cholan),
Kalyanapuramkonda, Vijaya Rajendra Cholan.
Choose the correct answer
  • (A) Rajaraja chola
  • (B) Rajendra chola-1
  • (C) Karikala
  • (D) Rajadhiraja-1
Which of these terms from chola period about military composition are correctly matched with their meaning
1. Cavalry: kudirai sevagar 
2. Elephant corps: Konduvar
3. Bowmen: villaligal
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 & 3 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) None of the Above is correct
  • (D) All of the above are correct
Which of these terms from chola period about military administration are correctly matched with their meaning
1. Nilaipadai: Military outposts in the conquered territory. 
2. Nayagam: The captain of a regiment
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 only correct
  • (B) 2 only correct
  • (C) None of the Above is correct
  • (D) All of the above are correct
Consider these statements regarding Sangam Period
1. The period roughly between the 3rd century B.C. and 3rd century A.D. in South India (the area lying to the south of river Krishna and Tungabhadra).
2. The First Sangam, is believed to be held at Madurai, attended by gods and legendary sages
3. According to the Tamil legends, there were 5 Sangams (Academy of Tamil poets) held in the ancient South India popularly called Muchchangam.
Choose the correct code
  • (A) 1 & 2 only correct
  • (B) 2 & 3 only correct
  • (C) 3 only correct
  • (D) All of the above are correct
Which Rashtrakuta Ruler built Krishneswara temple at Rameswaram.
  • (A) Krishna-iii
  • (B) Amoghvarsha-I
  • (C) Dantidurga
  • (D) Narsimhaverman-I
Consider these statements about chera Dynasty
1. The Cheras ruled over parts of modern Kerala. To be more specific, they ruled central and northern parts of Kerala and the Kongu region of Tamil Nadu.
2. Their capital was situated at uraiyur.
3. Tondi and Muzris were important seaports under Cheras
Choose the correct answer
  • (A) 1 is correct only
  • (B) 1& 2 are correct only
  • (C) 1 & 3 are correct only
  • (D) 3 is correct only

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