Saturday, 18 February 2012

Indian History

Which battle opened the Delhi area to Muhammad Ghori?
- Second Battle of Tarain

Where were Chola Kings ruling over?
- Tamil Nadu

Where did coins made of metal first appeared?
- Later Vedic Age

What was the main occupation of Palaeolithic (Old Stone Age) people?
- Hunting

Who founded the Saka Era?
- Kanishka

Who fought the Third Battle of Panipat?
- Ahmad Shah Abdali and the Marathas

Who introduced the market regulations in India in ancient period?
- Allauddin Khilji

Name the great poet who graced the court of Alauddin Khilji?
- Amir Khusru

Who led the first Muslim invasion of India?
- Mohammad bin Kasim

Whose influence is reflected in the sculptures of the Gandhara school ?
- Greeks

Name the famous ruler of ancient India, who towards the end of his life converted to Jainism?
- Chandragupta

Which was the great centre of trade and commerce in the Gupta period?
- Mathura

Who was the founder of the Khalsa?
- Guru Gobind Singh

Where were remains of Vijayanagar Empire found?
- Hampi

Whose contemporary was Tulsidas?
- Akbar

During whose reign The Mathura School of art flourished?
- Vasudeva

During whose time the Gandhara School of art developed?
- Kushans

Between whom battle of Kurukshetra was fought?
- Kauravas and Pandavas 

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