(d) His kingdom was visited by Sulaiman, an Arab merchant
Which one of the following pairs is wrong?
(a) Manevana—judicial fines
(b) Angadidere—tax on shops
(c) Gaanadere—tax on oil mills
(d) Navidadere—tax on barbers
Match List I with List II and choose the answer from the codes given below
the lists:
         List I                             List II
      (i) Dhoyi                          (A) Dasarupa
      (ii) Dhananjaya                    (B) Naisadhacharita
      (iii) Sriharsha                    (C) Karpuramanjari
      (iv) Rajasekhara                   (D) Pavanaduta
(a) i-A, ii-D, iii-B, iv-C
(b) i-D, ii-A, iii-B, iv-C
(c) i-B, ii-A, iii-D, iv-C
(d) i-C, ii-D, iii-A, iv-B
Which one of the following statements about the Palas is correct?
(a) Devapala sent a number of embassies to the king of Sumatra.
(b) The powerful Sailendra dynasty sent many missions to the Pala court and
sought permission to build a monastery at Nalanda.
(c) The Palas constructed a number of Buddhist monasteries in South-East
(d) Dharmapala led an expedition against the Sri Vijaya kingdom.
Rashtrakutas by virtue of their location in the Deccan, constituted a ‘bridge’
between the north and south like their predecessors—the Satavahanas, the
Vakatakas and the Chalukyas, but differed in one way from their
predecessors. Identify it.
(a) They tried to maintain the balance of power in the struggle between the
north and the south.
(b) They attempted to be transmitters of good ideas from one part to the
(c) They tried to maintain good relations with the southern kingdoms while
waging war in the north.