Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 34

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Q. Which of the following inscriptions gives us information about the conquest of Valhi by Harshavardhana?

(a) Aioli pillar Inscription

(b) Junagadh Rock Inscription

(c) Damadarpur copper plate

(d) Nauseas Copper plate

Answer: D

Q. Who was the court poet of Harsh?

(a) Bhanu

(b) Ravi Karta

(c) Baan

(d) Vishnusarma

Answer: C

Q. Baan was the author of:

(I) Parfait patina

(II) Kadambini

(III) Harshacharita

(IV) Pancharatra

(V) Ratnamalika

Select the answer from the codes below:

(a) I, II & III

(b) II, III & IV

(c) III, IV & V

(d) I, III & IV

Answer: A

Q. Harsh is said to have held two great religious assemblies. Which of the following places were the venues for theses assemblies?

(I) Thanesvar

(II) Kannauj

(III) Valhi

(IV) Drayage

Choose the answer from the codes below:

(a) I & II

(b) II & III

(c) III & IV

(d) II & IV

Answer: D

Q. Who is the author of Vikramankacharita, an important literary source for the history of the Chalukyas of Bandai?

(a) Ravi Karta

(b) Manganese

(c) Baan

(d) Balham

Answer: D

Q. Who was the founder of the Chalukyas of Badami?

(a) Kirtivarman I

(b) Vikramaditya I

(c) Pulakeshin I

(d) Vijayaditya

Answer: C

Q. During whose reign did Hymen Tsang visit the Chalukyas kingdom?

(a) Vikramadita II

(b) Pulakesin II

(c) Kirtivarman II

(d) Vimaladitya

Answer: B

Q. Which Chalukyas ruler is credited with repelling the Arab invasion of south Gujarat?

(a) Vikramaditya I

(b) Pulakesin I

(c) Pulakeshin II

(d) Vikramadita II

Answer: D