Tuesday 22 December 2020

14. India: From 200 B.C.-300 A.D.


14. India: From 200 B.C.-300 A.D.



A. Answer the following questions:

1. Write about the administration of Satavahanas.

2. Who was the first great Chola ruler and what were his achievements?

3. Write about the life of people in South India during the period 200 B.C. to 300 A.D.

4. What do you know about Megalithic Culture? 5. Write about the burial system of the Megalithic culture.

6. Who were Demetrius and Menander?

7. What do you know about the Scythians?

8. Write a note about Kanishka.

B. Fill in the blanks:

1. Gautamiputra Satakarni ruled form to A.D.

2. The Satavahanas laid  to connect the towns and villages.

3. Satavahanas rulers were the followers of 

4.  was the capital of the Pandya kingdom.

5. Pallavas were called in English.

6.  was the famous king of Kushan dynasty.

Glossary: Aharas, Black and red ware, Parthians, Gandhar art


C. Match the columns:

1. Gautmiputra Satakarni's successor      (a) Yajnasri Satakarni

2. Satavahanas's last great ruler                 (b) Vasishthiputra

3. Black and red ware                                   (c) Pulamayi Pottery

4. Sickle and spade                                          (d) Kushan King

 5. Menander                                                     (e) Chinese General

6. Kujula Kadphises                                          (f) Indo-Greek invader

7. Pan Chao                                                         (g) Buddhist scholar

8. Asvaghosha                                                     (h) mplements


D. Write 'true' or 'false' in the brackets given after each statement:

1. The most important successors of the Mauryas in the Deccan were the Satavahanas. ( )

2. Gautmiputra Satakarni ruler, ruled from A.D. 106 to 131 A.D. ( )

3. Music, dancing, poetry recitations and gambling were popular forms of amusement. ( )

4. Sakas were not defeated by the Chandergupta II Vikramaditya. ( )

5. Gendopharns was a Schythian King. ( )

6. Kanishka Called the fourth Buddhist council. ( )

7. Huvishka was a Parthian King. ( )



Show the extents of Madurai, Arikmedu, Kaveripattinam, Amaravati, Nagarjunakonda, Broach on the map of India.