(c) Vikramaditya I—Drove out the occupying Pallava forces from Badami
(d) VikramaClitya II—Last Badami Chalukya, overthrown by Dantidurga
Match List I with List II and select the answer using the codes given below.
List I List II
(i) Mangalesa (A) Younger brother of Pulakesin II who appointed him
as the viceroy of Vengi
(ii) Appayika (B) Uncle of Pulakesin II
(iii) (C) Court poet of Pulakesin II and author of Aihole
(iv) Ravi Kirti (D) A feudatory chief who rebelled against Pulakesin II
(E) Pallava ruler, killed by Pulakesin II
(a) i-B, ii-A, iii-E, iv-C
(b) i-B, ii-D, iii-E, iv-A
(c) i-A, ii-C, iii-B, iv-D
(d) i-B, ii-D, iii-A, iv-C
Assertion and Reason
Mark (a) if only Assertion (A) is true.
Mark (b) if only Reason (R) is true.
Mark (c) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are true are ‘R’ is the correct explanation for
Mark (d) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are true, but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation
Assertion (A): Tile later Chalukyan inscriptions lay claim to Ayodhya as the
ancestral home of Chalukyas.
Reason (R): The north Indian origin of the Chalukyas is also evident from
certain nonChalukyan inscriptions.
Assertion (A): The Chalukyas of Badami exercised paternalistic control over
Reason (R): In the village affairs the royal officers of the Chalukyas actively
intervened instead of being mere observers.