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.
  2. _____ composed the Sanskrit poem which was critical about rulers.
  3. ______ entrusted Al-Biruni with the work of writing an account of the subcontinent.
  4. _______ was considered the most powerful Chola ruler.

Answer: (1) Prashastis, (2) Kalhana, (3) Mahmud Ghazni, (4) Rajaraja I


Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1: 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

Question 2: 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


Question 3: 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

Question 4: 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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