Tuesday 22 December 2020

15. The Gupta: Empire


15. The Gupta: Empire



A. Answer the following questions:

1. Write about the conquests of Samudragupta.

2. What do you know about Chandragupta Vikramaditya?

3. Write a note on Kalidasa.

4. What do you know about the economic life during the Gupta period?

5. Why is Gupta period called the Golden Age of India?

B. Fill in the blanks:

1. Samudragupta was a great   and

2. Chandragupta-II issued a very large number of coins in   and 

3. Gupta Empire was divided into many provinces which were called 

4. The districts were called 

5.  and peom written by Kalidas are very famous.

Glossary: Bhuktis, Uparika Maharajas Vishayas Kumaramatyas Decimal

C. Match the columns:

1 Aryavarta                        a. Punjab

2. Madrakas                       b. Northern India

3. Iron Pillar                         c. officer

4. Kumaramatyas                d. Delhi

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

1. Maharaja Gupta was the first Gupta king. ( )

2. Vikramaditya was the title of Samudragupta. ( )

3. Yaudheyas were ruling in South India. ( )

4. Fa-hein was a Greek writer. ( )

5. Guptas issued gold coins. ( )

6. Aryabhata was a famous scientist. ( )


1. Show the extent of the Gupta empire on the map of India.

2. Collect pictures of the works of the art of Gupta age and paste them in your scrapbook.