South Indian Chola, Chalukya, Pallava, and Sangam Period MCQ Set-4

61. Which of the following Sangam ports were situated on the Western coast?

1. Korkai
2. Puhar
3. Tondi
4. Mushiri

Select the correct answer from the code given below.
Code
(A) Only 1 and 2
(B) Only 2 and 3
(C) Only 3 and 4
(D) Only 4 and 1

Answer (C) Only 3 and 4

[UPPCS (Pre) 2012]

62. Match List-I with List-II and select correct answer with the help of code given below.

List-I List-II
(a) Chalukyas 1. Madurai
(b) Pallava 2. Kannauj
(c) Harsha 3. Badami
(d) Pandya 4. Kanchipuram

Code
(A) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 2, (d) – 1
(B) (a) – 4, (b) – 3, (c) – 2, (d) – 1
(C) (a) – 1, (b) – 4, (c) – 2, (d) – 3
(D) (a) – 1, (b) – 3, (c) – 2, (d) – 4

Answer (A) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 2, (d) – 1

[UPPCS (Spl) (Pre) 2004]

63. Match the following.

List-I List-II
(a) Meenakshi Mandir 1. Tirumala(Andhra Pradesh)
(b) Venkateswara Mandir 2. Madurai(Balaji Vishwanath)
(c) Mahakal Mandir 3. Howrah(West Bengal)
(d) Bellore Matha 4. Ujjain

Code
(A) (a) – 1, (b) – 2, (c) – 3, (d) – 4
(B) (a) – 2, (b) – 1, (c) – 4, (d) – 3
(C) (a) – 4, (b) – 3, (c) – 1, (d) – 2
(D) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 2, (d) – 1

Answer (B) (a) – 2, (b) – 1, (c) – 4, (d) – 3

[MPPCS (Pre) 1994]

64. Consider the following statements.

1. The Cholas defeated Pandya and Chera rulers and established their domination over peninsular India in the early medieval times.
2. The Cholas sent an expedition against Sailendra empire of South East Asia and conquered some of 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

Answer (C) Both 1 and 2

[IAS (Pre) 2003]

65. In the context of the history of India, consider the following pairs. Term Description

1. Eripatti : Land, revenue from which was set apart for the maintenance of the village tank
2. Taniyurs : Villages donated to a single Brahmin or a group of Brahmins
3. Ghatikas : Colleges generally attached to the temples

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
(A) 1 and 2
(B) Only 3
(C) 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 3

Answer (D) 1 and 3

[IAS (Pre) 2016]

66. Match item of List-I with those of List-II and select your correct answer from the code given below in the lists.

List-I List-II
(a) Thirukural 1. Love Story
(b) Tolkappiyam 2. Philosophy
(c) Silapadikaram 3. Merchant Story
(d) Manimekalai 4. Grammar

(A) (a) – 1, (b) – 2, (c) – 4, (d) – 3
(B) (a) – 2, (b) – 3, (c) – 4, (d) – 1
(C) (a) – 4, (b) – 2, (c) – 3, (d) – 1
(D) (a) – 2, (b) – 4, (c) – 1, (d) – 3

Answer (D) (a) – 2, (b) – 4, (c) – 1, (d) – 3

[UPPSC (RI) 2014]

67. With reference to the cultural history of medieval India, consider the following statements.

1. Siddhas (Sittars) of Tamil region were monotheistic and condemned idolatry.
2. Lingayats of Kannada region questioned the theory of rebirth and rejected the caste hierarchy.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer (C) Both 1 and 2

[IAS (Pre) 2016]