||Who laid the foundation of the Chola Empire in the IX th century A.D.?
||Which temple complexes has a massive statue of Nandi, considered to be the biggest in India –
||Brihadeeswara Temple of Thanjavur was built during the reign of the Chola emperor –
||In which region, the Chola empire was expanded?
||Coromandel Coast and some region of Deccan
||The capital of Cholas was –
||Which was a special feature of the Chola administration –
||Autonomy of village administration
||Which medieval Indian empire was famous for elaborated local self-government?
||The Chola era was famous for –
||The Chola age was most famous for –
||Which southern Indian state had excellent village administration?
||dynasty famous for efficient rural administration was –
||A lot of details regarding the village administration under the Cholas is provided by the inscription at –
||During the rule of the Chola Kings which of the following Variyams looked after garden administration?
||Bronze icons of Nataraja cast during the Chola period invariably show the deity with –
||Which is considered to be the world’s greatest iconographical creations made by chapatis of South India, particularly during the Chola period?
||The most famous sculptures of the Cholas age were –
||Bronze sculptures of Nataraja Shiva
||The famous bronze image of Nataraja is a fine example of –
||The ‘Dakshinamurti’ idol of Shiva depicts him in which form?
||In whose tenure, 72 traders were sent to China?
||Which South Indian state was famous for its naval power –
||dynasties the king declare their successor in his own tenure?
||which Chola rulers converted the Bay of Bengal into a ‘Chola Lake’?
||Who was the founder of ‘Gangai Konda Cholapuram’ ?
||Chola rulers is credited to have built a huge artificial lake known as Chola Gangam?
||Which Chola King started Naval Army?
||Name the Chola King who conquered the northern part of Sri Lanka –
||Which one of the Chola kings conquered Ceylon?
||Who was the Chola monarch who gave complete freedom to Sri Lanka and got his daughter married to the Sinhala Prince?
||Which trade centers of ancient India was it on the trade route connecting Kalyana with Vengi?
||Who was the greatest king of the Chalukya dynasty?
||Pulakesin – II
||Information about which king is found in the “Kuruspal Inscription’?
||Which dynasties frequently assigned to the ladies high ranking positions in administration?
||Where was the capital of Chalukyas located?
||Which institutions belonged to foreign trade?
||Nanadesis & Manigrama
||The name of the poet Kalidasa is mentioned in the –
||The Sanskrit poet and dramatist Kalidasa finds a mention in –
||Aihole inscription of Pulakesin-II
||The term ‘Yavanapriya’ is mentioned in ancient Sanskrit text denoted –
||Halbi is related to which language family?
||Tolkappiyam text deals with –
||Grammar and Poetry
||In Sangam Literature ‘Tolkappiyam’ is a text of –
||The author of the Silapadikaram was –
||The collection of the writings of the Saivite saints is considered as Fifth Veda. What is the name of the above collection?
||From the excavations of which ancient site, information has been gathered regarding brisk trade relations between India and Rome, during the early centuries of the Christian era –
||Which one of the following ports was known as Poduke to the author of ‘The Periplus of the Erythrean Sea –
||The Roman settlement has been found?
||Amphora Jar is a –
||Tall double-handle jar
||Which dynasties is not mentioned in Sangam literature?
||Which was not a ruling dynasty of the Tamil country during the Sangam Age?
||Religious anthology ‘Kural’ composed in which language?
||Which Tamil Texts has been called Laghuveda?
||Who was the author of the Tamil Ramayanam or Ramavataram?
||Which King did send two naval expeditions to Ceylon in 642 AD?
||Narasimha Verman I
||Which was a corporation of merchants in ancient India?
||Famous South Indian ‘The Battle of Takkolam’ was fought between?
||Between Chola and Rashtrakutas
||Who devastated the Chola dynasty eventually?
||Why was ‘Uraiyur’ famous in Sangam Era?
||An important trade center for cotton
||Which river was the lifeline of Pandya state?
||According to the Sangam texts, the terms Kon, Ko, and Mannan were attributed to –
||Third Sangam was held at –
||The sage who is said to have Aryanised South India was –
||Which of the following Chinese travelers has given an account of the relationship of China with India during the reign of Chalukyas?
||Which dynasty did not rule over North India?
||Which of the following kings is known to have sent his Ministers to suppress the cruelty against animals in the Kashi region?
||Chalukya King Kumarapala
||The capital of Kadamba Kings was –
||king of South India sent an ambassador to the kingdom of Rome in 26 B.C. to which dynasty did he belong?
||Meenakshi Mandir is located at –