Deccan Dynasties Multiple Choice Questions

Deccan Dynasties MCQs

Question 1.

The first Indian ruler, who established the supremacy of Indian Navy in the Arabian Sea was:

A.

Rajaraja I

B.

Rajendra I

C.

Rajadhiraja I

D.

Kulottunga I

Explanation :

Chola king Rajaraja I maintained a very large Navy. He captured Malabar Coast, Maldives and North Sri Lanka with his naval conquests.

Exam: (SSC CGL 1999)

Question 2.

In Tamil literature the glorious books ‘Shilppadikaram and Manimekalai' are related to

A.

Jainism

B.

Buddhism

C.

Hinduism

D.

Christianity

Explanation :

Manimekalai was written by the Buddhist poet Chithalai Chathanar in post-Sangam era. The book describes Dharma, as the most perfect religion. Silappadikarma is a great Tamil epic written by a Jain poet prince Ilano Adigal.

Exam: (SSC CGL 2002)

Question 3.

How was Burma (now Myanmar) known to ancient Indians?

A.

Malayamandalam

B.

Yavadwipa

C.

Suvarnabhumi

D.

Suvarnadwipa

Explanation :

The southeast Asian region mainly Burma, Thailand, Malaya Peninsula and Sumatra were referred as ,'suvarnabhumi' (Land of Gold or Golden Land) in Ancient India.

Exam: (SSC CPO SI 2005)

Question 4.

Which dynasty succeeded the Chalukyas in the Western India?

A.

Cholas

B.

Kakatiyas

C.

Pallavas

D.

Rashtrakutas

Explanation :

Pallav King Nirsimhavaraman-I invaded the Chalukya kingdom and defeated Pulkeshin-II (Chalukya Dynasty)

Exam: (SSC Statistical Investigators 2005)

Question 5.

Name the capital of the Pallavas?

A.

Kanchi

B.

Vatapi

C.

Trichurapalli

D.

Mahabalipuram

Explanation :

Kanchipuram (Tamil Nadu) was the capital of the Pallavas. It is also known as "the city of Thousand Temples."

Exam: (SSC Sec. Officer (C. Audit) 2007)

Deccan Dynasties MCQ - Multiple Choice Questions