EARLY-Medieval Period (650-1206)
II.South India (Cholas and Others)
1.Which of the following was NOT one of the titles assumed by the Chola king Rajendra ?
(a) Tyagasamudra (b) Gangikonda (c) Mudikonda (d) Pandita Chola [SSC Grad. 2006]
2. Rath temples at Mahabalipuram were built in the reign of which Pallava ruler ?
(a) Mahendravarman (b) Narasinghvarman I ameshwarvarman (d) Nandivarmani [SSC Mat. 2008]
3.Which one of the following Chola kings conquered Ceylon (Sinhal) first?
(a) Aditya I (b) Rajaraja I (c) Rajendra (d) Vijayalaya [SSC Mat. 2008]
4.The seven pagodas of Mahabalipuram are a witness to the art patronised by the
(a) Pallavas (b) Pandyas (c) Cholas (d) Cheras (SSC Grad. 2008]
5.At which of the following places is the famous Kailasha Temple located ?
(a) Ajanta (b) Badami (c) Chittor (d) Ellora [SCRA 2003]
6.The Chola period is best known for which of the following ?
(a) Gram Sabhas (Village Assemblies) (b) War with the Rashtrakutas (c) Trade with Ceylon (d) Growth of Tamil culture and intot 99150er bo [RRB Mumbai Supervisor/IESM 2006]
7.Mahabalilpuram was established by the
(a) Pallavas (b) Pandyasa ). (c) Cholas (d) Chalukyas [RRB Mumbai Supervisor/IESM 2006]
8.The famous Idol of Gomteshwar and famous jain temple is situated at –
(a) Hampi (b) Srirangapattam (c) Sravanbelgola (d) Mysore [RRB Bangaluru Technician Trade 2008]
9.’Ramayan’ the Tamil version of the great epic Ramayana was made by
(a) Kamban (b) Avvaiyar (c) Ilango Adigal (d) None of these [Indraplrastha Univ. (Delhi) Mass Comm. 2007]
10.The two kingdomsestablished by the Indians in Indo China included
(a) Champa and Kamboja (b) Champa and Srivijaya (c) Srivijaya and Kamboja (d) Svarnbhumi and Champa [NDA 2000]
11.The famous Kailasha Temple, cut out of solid rock at Ellora, was built under the patronage of the
(a) Cholas (b) Kadambas (c) Pallavas (d) Rashtrakutas [CDS 2001, SSC Grad. 2002, 2003, UP PCS (M) 2005, Utt. PCS(M) 2007]
12.Who destroyed the Empire of Chalukyas of Badami ?
(a) Cholas (b) Pallavas (c) Pandyas (d) Rashtrakutas [CDS 2006]
13.Which one among the following religions was patronized by Rashtrakutas ?
(a) Jainism (b) Buddhism (c) Saivism (d) Vaishnavism[CDS 2007]
14.The famous battle of Takkolam of South India was fought between
(a) Cholas and North Chalukyas (b) Cholas and Rashtrakutas (c) Cholas and Hoyasals (d) Cholas and Pandyas [UP PCS (P) 2003]
15.The South Indian state which was famous for its naval power, was
(a) Chalukyas(b) Cholas (c) Hoyasals (d) Pandyas (UP PCS (P) 2004
16.Adi Shankaracharya established four mathas. These mathas are situated at
(a) Badrinath, Dwarka, Puri, Sringeri (b) Sringeri, Dwarka, Badrinath, Prayag (c) Dwarka, Badrinath, Prayag, Sringeri (d) Puri, Sringeri, Dwarka, Varanasi [UP PCS (P) 2006, SSC MP JEE 2014]
17.Who among the following Chola rulers converted the Bay of Bengal into a ‘Chola lake’ ?
(a) Rajraja I (b) Rajendra I (c) Adhiraj (d) Kulottung [UP PCS Special (P) 2008]
18.Who was the Chola King to have conquered Bengal ?
(a) Rajraja (b) Rajendra I (c) Rajendra II (d) Rajadhiraj [WB PSC (P) 2007]
19.Which one of the Chola Kings conquered Ceylon ?
(a) Aditya I (b) Rajadhiraj (c) Rajendra I (d) Vijayalaya C [UPSC 2001]
20.Consider the following statements : 1. The Cholas defeated Pandya and Chera rulers 2 established their domination over penisular India the early medieval times. 2. The Cholas sent an expedition against Sailenin empire of South East Asia and conquered some the areas. Which of these statements is/are correct ?
(a) Only 1 (b) Only 2 (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 [UPSC 2
21.Who among the following laid the foundation Rashtrakuta Empire ?
(a) Dantidurga (b) Amoghavarsha I (c) Dhruva (d) Krishna I (UPSC 27
22.The Seven Ratha Temple of Mahabalipuram was built by
(a) Mahendra Varman (c) Parmeshwar Varman (b) Narsimhav Varma (d) Nandi Varman