Practise Ancient South Indian History objective questions with answers.
Question 1. Which one of the Chola Kings conquered Ceylon?
Question 2. Who among the following Chola rulers converted the Bay of Bengal into a ‘Chola Lake’?
Question 3. The famous bronze image of Nataraja is a fine example of?
(A) Mauryan Art
(B) Gupta Art
(C) Gandhara Art
(D) Chola Art
Question 4. A lot of details regarding the village administration under the Cholas is provided by the inscription at?
Question 5. The capital of Cholas was?
Question 6. Name the Chola King who conquered the Northern part of Sri Lanka?
Question 7. Which among the following dynasties, King declared their successor in own tenure?
Question 8. The most famous sculptures of Cholas age were?
(A) Bronze sculptures of Nataraja Shiva
(B) Vishnu sculptures
(C) Marble sculptures
(D) Stone sculptures
Question 9. Dynasty famous for efficient rural administration was?
Question 10. Which one of the following temple complexes has a massive statue of Nandi, considered to be biggest in India?
(A) Lepakshi Temple
(B) Kandariya Mahadev Temple
(C) Lingaraja Temple
(D) Brihadeshwara Temple
Question 11. Which Chola King started Naval Army?
(C) Parantak Chola
(D) Rajendra Chola
Question 12. Which of the following South Indian state was famous for its naval power?
Question 13. Which one of the following is considered to be the world’s greatest iconographical creations made by sthapatis of South India, particularly during the Chola period?
Question 14. Which Southern India state had excellent village administration?
Question 15. Who among the following laid the foundation of the Chola Empire in the IXth century A.D.?
(C) Rajraja Chola
Question 16. Who among the following Chola rulers is credited to have built a huge artificial lake known as Chola Gangam?
Question 17. In whose tenure, 72 traders were sent to China?
Question 18. Bronze icons of Nataraja cast during the Chola period invariably show the deity with _______.
(A) Two hands
(B) Four hands
(C) Six hands
(D) Eight hands
Question 19. The Chola era was famous for ________.
(A) Trade from Sri Lanka
(B) Warfare with Rashtrakut
(C) Village Assemblies
(D) Religious development
Question 20. In which region, the Chola empire was expanded?
(A) Coromandel Coast and some region of Deccan
(C) Malabar Coast
(D) Vijayanagara Area
Question 21. Who was the founder of ‘Gangai Konda Cholapuram’?
Question 22. The ‘Dakshinamurti’ idol of Shiva depicts him in which form?
Question 23. During the rule of the Chola Kings which of the following Wariyams looked after garden administration?
(A) Samvatsara Variyam
(B) Thotta Variyam
(C) Airi Variyam
(D) Pan Variyam
Question 24. Which of the following was special feature of Chola administration?
(A) Cheap and proper tax collection method
(B) Full powers to Ministers of State
(C) Autonomy of village administration
(D) Division of empire into mandalam
Question 25. Brihadeshwara Temple of Thanjavur was built during the reign of the Chola emperor?
Question 26. Who of the following Chinese travellers has given an account of the relationship of China with India during the reign of Chalukyas?
Question 27. Meenakshi Mandir is located at _________.
(B) Sri Rangam
Question 28. The sage who is said to have Aryanized South India was?
Question 29. Which dynasty did not rule over North India?
Question 30. Which of the following pair State of South India from 6th to 12th century and its Capital) is not correctly matched?
Question 31. The capital of Kadamba Kings was _________.
Question 32. A king of South India sent an ambassador to the kingdom of Rome in 26 B.C. to which dynasty did he belong?