Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                           i.        Puhar was an important port on the____________.

                         ii.        Around 200 years later a dynasty known as the Satavahanas became powerful in________________.

                        iii.        South India was famous for________, _________and ___________.

                        iv.        Fa Xian began his journey back home from ______________.

                          v.        Statues of the Buddha were made in __________and ____________.

                         vi.        About 2000 years ago, wearing _________became the fashion amongst rulers and rich people in Rome.


Q2. True/False

                          i.        Amongst the river valleys, that of the Kaveri is the most fertile. _____

                         ii.        Only rich, belonging to the so-called ‘high’ castes, man could follow the path of Bhakti. ______

                        iii.        Nalanda, (Bihar) was the most famous Buddhist monastery of the period. ________

                        iv.        Muvendar is a Sanskrit word meaning three chiefs. ________

                          v.        Sometimes, Chinese rulers sent gifts of silk to rulers in Iran and west Asia. ________

                        vi.        Satavahanas became powerful in eastern India. _______

         vii.        At Taxila a new form of Buddhist art influenced by the Greek style was developed. __________


Q3. Name the ruler who controlled silk route effectively.


Q4. Where is the site of Eran located?


Q5. Which was the capital kingdom of Pandyas?


Q6. Where was Jesus Christ born?


Q7. Which port was under the cholas?


Q8. What is Buddhacharita?


Q9. Which Kushana ruler organized a Buddhist council?


Q10. Where can evidences of trade be found?


Q11. Which is the oldest form of Buddhism?


Q12. What was the most valued export commodity to the Roman Empire from India?


Q13. Name the three chiefs mentioned in Sangam poems.


Q14. Which form of Buddhism was popular in South-Eastern countries?


Q15. Where the philosophy of the Bodhisattvas was most popular?


Q16. Where we find discussions between Krishna and Arjuna?


Q17. From which word the term Bhakti has been derived.


Q18. In which sacred book the idea of bhakti presented?


Q19. What was South India famous for?


Q20. Name the most important ruler of the Satavahanas. 


Q21. Name the three powerful ruling families of South India.


Q22. What were items given by chiefs to the poets as rewards?


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