Important Indian History Question Answer In English Set-11

 

Important Indian History Question Answer In English Set-11

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Important Indian History Question Answer In English Set-11


141. Mahabalipuram is an important city that reveals the interest in arts of

 (A) Pallavas (B) Cheras (C) Pandyas (D) Chalukyas 

Explanation:-Mahabalipuram was a 7th century port city of the South Indian dynasty of the Pallavas around 60 km south from the city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu. The name Mamallapuram is believed to have been given after the Pallava king Narasimhavarman I, who took on the epithet Maha-malla (great wrestler), as the favourite sport of the Pallavas was wrestling. It has various historic monuments built largely between the 7th and the 9th centuries, and has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

142. Lord Mahavira died at

 (a) Saravana Belagola (b) Lumbini Garden (c) Kalugumalai (d) Pavapuri 

Explanation:-Pawapuri is a holy site for Jains located in the Nalanda district in Bihar. Around 500 BC, Lord Mahavira, the last of the 24 Tirthankaras achieved Moksha or Nirvana. He was cremated at Pawapuri, also known as Apapuri (the sinless town).


 143. The Indus people knew the use of Weights and Measures, which is proved by the discovery of the seal at— 

(A) Kalibangan (B) Harappa (C) Chanhudaro (D) Lothal 

Explanation:-The people of the Indus Civilization achieved great accuracy in measuring length, mass, and time. They were among the first to develop a system of uniform weights and measures. Their smallest division, which is marked on an ivory scale found in Lothal, was approximately 1.704 mm, the smallest division ever recorded on a scale of the Bronze Age.


144. Which language was mostly used for the propagation of Buddhism? 

(A) Sanskrit (B) Prakrit (C) Pali (D) Sauraseni 

Explanation:-Pali is a Middle Indo-Aryan language (of Prakrit group) of the Indian subcontinent. It is best known as the language of many of the earliest extant Buddhist scriptures, as collected in the Pali Canon or Tipitaka, and as the liturgical language of Theravada Buddhism. Pali is a literary language of the Prakrit language family and was first written down in Sri Lanka in the first century BCE.


145. The Hoyasala’s capital was 

(A) Warangal (B) Devagiri (C) Dwarasamudra (D) Krishnagiri 

Explanation:-Halebidu (literally "ruined city"), also known as Dwarasamudra, was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. It is home to one of the best examples of Hoysala architecture in the ornate Hoysaleswara and Kedareswara temples. This name is given because this city was ruined two times by Bahmani Sultanate.


 146. Who, among the following, was not a part of the Mauryan dynasty? 

(A) Ajatsatru (B) Bindusara (C) Chandragupta Maurya (D) None of these 

Explanation:-Ajatasatru (491 BC – c. 461 BC) was a king of the Magadha empire in north India. He was the son of King Bimbisara, the great monarch of Magadha. He was contemporary to Mahavira and Buddha.

 

147. Sangam Age is associated with the history of

 (A) Benaras (B) Allahabad (C) Tamil Nadu (D) Khajuraho 

Explanation:-Sangam period is the period in the history of ancient southern India (known as the Tamilakam) spanning from c. 30th century BC to c. 4th century CE. It is named after the famous Sangam academies of poets and scholars centered in the city of Madurai. In old Tamil language, the term Tamilakam referred to the whole of the ancient Tamil-speaking area, corresponding roughly to the present-day Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, parts of Andhra Pradesh, parts of Karnataka and northern Sri Lanka

 

148. Who was the court poet of Harsha? 

(A) Bhani (B) Ravi Kirti (C) Banabhatta (D) Vishnu Sharma 

Explanation:-Banabhatta was a Sanskrit prose writer and poet of India. He was the Asthana Kavi in the court of King Harshavardhana, who reigned in the years century. 606–647 CE in north India.


149. Where is the Lingaraja Temple located ? 

(A) Madurai (B) Tiruchendur (C) Bhubaneswar (D) Ujjain 

Explanation:-Lingaraj Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Harihara, another name for Shiva and is one of the oldest temples of Bhubaneswar, a revered pilgrimage center and the capital of Odisha. Shiva is here worshipped as Tribhuvaneshwara (Master of three worlds, i.e. Heaven, Earth and Netherworld). His consort is called Bhuvaneshvari. The temple is traditionally believed to be built by the Somavanshi king Jajati Keshari, in 11th century CE.


 150. Who wrote the grammatical work Ashtadhyayi? 

(A) Charvaka (B) Kautilya (C) Panini (D) Kapila

Explanation:-Panini is known for his Sanskrit grammar, particularly for his formulation of the 3,959 rules of Sanskrit morphology, syntax and semantics in the grammar known as Ashtadhyayi ("eight chapters"), the foundational text of the grammatical branch of the Vedanga, the auxiliary scholarly disciplines of Vedic religion.

 

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