Tuesday 22 December 2020

17. The Chalukyas and the Pallavas


17. The Chalukyas and the Pallavas



A. Answer the following questions:

1. What do you know about the Chalukyas of South India?

2. Write a note about the temples of the Chalukyas.

3. What do you know about the Pallavas?

4. Write about the art and architecture of the Pallavas.

B. Fill in the blanks:

1.   and   were the famous rulers of Chalukyas dynasty.

 2. Chalukyas rulers were the famous patrons of 

3.  founded Pallava dynasty.

4. Pallavas had their capital at near Chennai in Tamil Nadu.

5. Pallavas were a great lover and patrons of and

6. Pallava rulers were mainly followers of  and 



C. Match the columns:

1. Persian ambassador                   a. Chalukya temple

2. Virupaksha                                 b. Pulakeshin II

3. Mahabalipuram                         c. Pallava king

4. Mahendravarman                      d. The Rathas Temple

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

1. Pulakeshin-II fought with Harshavardhana. ()

2. Aihole and Pattadkal are known for Seashore. ()

3. Kanchipuram was the capital of the Chalukyas. ()

4. Kailasanath temple was built by the Pallavas. ()


Collect pictures of the famous rock-cut temples of the south India.