(a) first century BC—Pulamayi I
(b) first century AD—Kharavela
(c) second century AD—Gautamiputra Satakarni
(d) fourth century AD—Samudragupta
Tanks were known by different terms, but one of the following does not
come under this category. Pick it out.
(a) Kalanju
(b) Dirghula
(c) Tadaga
(d) Vapi
Mandasor Pillar Inscription of the early sixth century AD belongs to
(a) Anantavarman
(b) Yasodharman
(c) Mihirakula
(d) Toramana
Consider the following statements-one labelled as Assertion (A) and other
labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A): In the post-Gupta period hardly any coin can be ascribed with
certainty to any ruling house.
Reason (R): According to Hiuen Tsang, governors, ministers, magistrates and
other officials had each a portion of land assigned to them for their personal
In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true but R is false.
(d) A is false but R is true.
To which period does the earliest epigraphic evidence, yet available, of land
grant belong and to whom was it made?
(a) second century BC—Buddhists
(b) first century BC—Brahmins
(c) first century AD—Jainas
(d) second century AD—Ajivikas