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1. Visakhadatta sketches the event after the death of Samudragupta in his work

Mudrarakasam Devi Chand Guptam Mrichekakatika Malavikagnimitra

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2. To meet the educational needs of the people, the Madarasa-I Nasiri was built in the region of

Qutub-ud-din Aibak Iltutmish Ruknuddin Firoz Shah Jalal-id-din Khilji

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3. Tipu sultan was the ruler of

Hyderabad Madurai Mysore Vijayanagar

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4. The victories of Karikala are well portrayed in

Palamoli Aruvanad Pattinappalai Padirrupattu

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5. The Upanishads are

a source of Hindu philosophy books of ancient Hindu laws books on social behavior of man prayers to God

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6. The year 788 AD was a good one for Hinduism. Why?

Shankracharya was born that year. Harsha Vardhana, the last Buddhist king, died. Samudragupta converted to Hinduism. All Muslim invaders were defeated.

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7. The language of discourses of Gautama buddha was

Bhojpuri Magadhi Pali Sanskrit

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8. Under the Guptas in eastern India, there was probably an intermediate level of administration between vishayas (districts) and villages. Identify it.

Bhukit Pradesa Vithi Ahara

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9. The use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during the

9th Century AD 10th Century AD 12th Century AD 14th Century AD

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10. Vaikhanasa the five-fold conception of Vishnu consists of

  1. brahman
  2. purusha
  3. prakriti
  4. satya
  5. achyuta
  6. aniruddha

I, II, III, IV and V II, III, IV, V and VI I, II, IV, V and VI I, III, IV, V and VI

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