(a) Vakataka inscriptions
(b) Gupta inscriptions
(c) Maukhari inscriptions
(d) Kalachuri inscriptions
Which one of the following regions of India did not reveal any Byzantine
gold coins?
(a) Eastern region
(b) North-eastern region
(c) Southern region
(d) Western region
Who among the following gave a long list of Indian imports into the
Byzantine empire?
(a) Justinian
(b) Diodorus
(c) Procopius
(d) Cosmas
Which of the following statements is not correct about the trade in the pre-
Gupta times?
(a) The occupation of north-western India by non-Indians was advantageous
to the merchants.
(b) Indo-Greek rulers encouraged trade with West Asia and the
Mediterranean world.
(c) The Sakas. Parthians and Kushanas brought Central Asia into the orbit of
the Indian merchant.
(d) The Roman demand was for necessary goods from India.
Which of the following evidences support the idea that the merchant
community prospered in the pre-Gupta times?
(i) Inscriptions of the time
(ii) Donations given by the merchants to the charities
(iii) Literature of the time
(iv) The religions supported by the merchants were in progress.
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii and iii
(c) ii and iii