Tuesday 22 December 2020

16. The Period of Harshavardhana (600-650 A.D.)


16. The Period of Harshavardhana (600-650 A.D.)



A. Answer the following questions:

1. What do you know about Hieun Tsang?

2. Write a note about Harshavardhana.

3. What do you know about the society of this period?

4. Write about the administration of Harshavardhana.

B. Fill in the blanks:

1. Harshavardhana made his capital.

2. _ a famous chinese visited India during the relign of Harshavardhana.

3. An account of Harshavardhana tells us that he donated the income of about villages for Nalanda University.

C. Match the columns:

1. Pushyabhutis                          a. writer

2. Hieun Tsang                          b. Kurukshetra

3. Banabhatta                             c. Chinese traveler

4. Dutaka                                    d. messenger

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

1. Harshavardhana ascended the throne in 606 A.D. ( )

2. Pulakesin II was king of Bihar. ( )

3. People did not pay any taxes to the king. ( )

4. Most of the people were vegetarian. ( )

5. Rajyavardhana was the father of Harsha. ( )


Draw a sketch map of India and indicate; Thanesar, Kanauj, Nalanda, Vatapi, Ellora.