What does Korralai stand for Sangam social system
During Mourya period the Tax on Land was collected by officer:
Explanation: Kunyadhyaksha - Officer of the
Yuvaraj - Officials belonging to the royal family
Ayudhadhyaksha - Officer of weapon manufacturing and
Pratihara or Dauwarika - Gatekeeper of the royal palace,
eceep en king s co~rt and frontie~ .checkpost. Pautavadhyaksha - Officer for weights and
Antaravedlka or Antaryamrsika - Head of the harem-guards
Milnadhyaksha - Officer of time and place determining
Samaharta - Collector of revenue department Sannidhata - Head of treasury
Shulkadhyaksha - Officer of the department
Prashasti - Head of prisons royal income, punishment, etc.
Pradestri - Equivalent to modern day comnussiOner
Sutradhyaksha - Officer of the textile department
Nayaka - Head of the city security
Sitadhyaksha - Manager of the royal fanning Paur - Kotwal of city
Suradhyaksha - Officer of the custom
Vyabaharika - Chief judge
Sunadhyaksha - Officer of the slaughter-house Knrmantika - Head of industries and factories
Mudradhyaksha - Officer of the royal symbol,
Milntriparishad adhyaksha - Head of the council of min- passport department
Vivitadhyaksha - Officer of the pastureland Dandapala - Head of police and disciplinary
Dyutadhyaksha - Officer of the gambling department
Durgapala - Head of the royal fort Bandhanagaradhyaksha - Officer of the prison
Navadhyaksha - Inspector of animal husbandry production of grains. (xxiii)Naukadhyaksha - Officer of the shipping department Of these tirthas, the posts of mantrin, purohita, senapati and
Pattanadyaksha - Officer of the ports Ganikadhyaksha - Officer of the brothels 29
Adhyakshas (xxvi)Sansthadhyaksha - Manager
of the trad~
Koshadhyaksha - Treasury officer
Sainya Vibhagadhyaksha - Officers of infantry, cavalry,
Akaradhyaksha - Mining officer elephants, and chariot departments..
Lauhadhyaksha - Metallurgy officer Devatadhyaksha - Officer ~f the religtous
Lakshanadhyaksha - Officer of the coin- minting
Gaudhyaksha - Officer of arumal husbandry
According to Buddha, the cause of all human sorrow is trishna which means
Who was Nagarjuna?
“Tripitaka” Texts are related with which Vedic religion:
Which one of the following describes best the concept of Nirvana in Buddhism?
Nirvana, the state to which all Buddhists aspire, is the cessation of desire and hence the end of suffering. Nirvana in Sanskrit means "the blowing out." It is understood as the extinguishment of the flame of personal desire, the quenching of the fire of life.
Bliss of the Buddhist nirvana
Nirvana is a place of perfect peace and happiness, like heaven. In Hinduism and Buddhism, nirvana is the highest state that someone can attain, a state of enlightenment, meaning a person's individual desires and suffering go away.
Which of the following religions does not believe in Judgement Day or Destruction of Universe
Irrigation tax in ancient India was knownas-
The Nadistuti sukta hymn of the rig Veda mentions
Which of the following caves are famous for Trimurti
Explanation: Trimurti is considered the most important sculpture of Elephanta and is described as a ‘masterpiece of Gupta- Chalukyan art’. It is placed at the back of the cave facing the entrance, on the north-south axis and is also known as Maheshmurti or Trimurti Sadashiva. The three-headed image of Shiva is of a height of 20 ft and represents Panchamukha Shiva. Creation, destruction and protection are the three essential aspects that are represented by the three heads of Shiva.
The last great ruling dynasty of Magadha was
Among the four dynasties listed below, which one minted coins made of lead ?
Where is the famous Virupaksha Templelocated
The language of Sangam Literature was
Which was the oldest University ?
Which among the following places have given the earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian subcontinent?
Vindhyashakti was founder of which of the following dynasties in ancient India?
Vindhyashakti (c. 250 – c. 270 CE) was the founder of the Vakataka dynasty. His name is derived from the name of the goddess Vindhya.
”The Wonder that was India” was written by
The system Governing villages through autonomous elected panchayats was evolved by:
In ancient India the name of Varahamihirawas associated with
Explaination: Varahamihira also called Varahaor Mihir, was an Indian astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer who lived in Ujjain. He was born in Avanti region, roughly corresponding to modern-day Malwa
Emperor harsha’s South ward march was stopped on the Narmada river by:-
The great silk-route to the Indians was opened by –
The great silk-route to the Indians was opened by Kaniskha. Silk Route was established during the reign of Han Dynasty of China. It connects China with East Europe Mediterranean countries and Central Asia, passing through India.
The important port of Indus Valley people is
Which of the following dynasties wasruling over North India at the time of Alexander’s invasion?
The ancient Chola kingdom existed in the delta of the river
The Harappan civilization was discovered in
Brahmi Script of Ashoka was deciphered for first time by-
James Prinsep who held a high rank in the service of the British Eash India Company in Bengal, was the first to decipher edicts of Ashoka. He deciphered Brahmi script in 1838. Prinsep found that on most of the earliest inscriptions and coins, there is a mention of a king referred to as 'Piyadasa' meaning 'pleasant to behold'. On some inscriptions, the king is named as Ashoka. The deciphering to the Brahmi script by Prinsep provided a new direction to investigations into early Indian political history.
Paintings inscribed on walls of Ajanta are related to
Answer : The Ajanta Caves constitute ancient monasteries and worship-halls of different Buddhist traditions carved into a 75-metre (246 ft) wall of rock. The caves also present paintings depicting the past lives and rebirths of the Buddha, pictorial tales from Aryasura's Jatakamala, and rock-cut sculptures of Buddhist deities.
Ajanta is 100 kilometres (62 miles) from the Ellora Caves, which contain Hindu, Jain and Buddhist caves, the last dating from a period similar to Ajanta. The Ajanta style is also found in the Ellora Caves and other sites such as the Elephanta Caves, Aurangabad Caves, Shivleni Caves and the cave temples of Karnataka.
Which of the scripts depicted on Dharamraj Rath in Mahabalipuram?
The Idol workship in India dates back to:
The name by which Ashoka is generally referred to in his inscriptions is
Who among the following is known for his work on medicine during the Gupta period
Which among the following kings was also known as Mamallan (great wrestler)?
The wheel was an important discovery of :-
There was a sharp class division at harappa and mohen-jodaro. this is clear from the?
Buddha attained mahaparinirvana in the republic of:-
Bhumisparsha mudra – hand position of Sarnath belogs to which of the following ages-
Hathigumpha inscription is attributed to which of the following emperors?
Gupta empire declined in the fifth century A. D. as a consequence of
Which Chinese traveler visits Bhimnal:
The word ‘Sindhan’ used by the Indus people denoted –
In Buddhism, what does Patiomokkha stands for?
The illustrious names of Aryabhatta and Varahamihir are associated with the age of the
Which of the following four vedas contains an account of magical charms and spells
The capital of Kalinga was
During Sangam period Kon, Ko and Mannan is synonyms of:
Mauryan officer responsible for the slaughter-house
The concept of Anuvrata was advocated by
In the Gandhara sculptures the preaching mudra associated with the Buddha’s First Sermon at Sarnath is—
After large scale destruction and death in the battlefield against Sikander, womens of which of the following state raised arms-