Tuesday 22 December 2020

18. India and the World


18. India and the World



A. Answer the following questions:

1. What is Silk Route?

2. Name some important seaports of the Satavahana period.

3. How did India came in contact with the Iran?

4. What was exported from India to Rome?

5. What articles were imported from Europe?

B. Fill in the blanks:

1.  A.D. rulers of Iran occupied parts of North-Western India.

2. During the reign of Ashoka and Kanishka, Buddhist missionaries were sent to,   and for preaching Buddhism.

3. The and rulers encouraged  shipbuilding and overseas exploration.

4. The Arabs occupied Sind in A. D.

5. The temple in Kampuchea has sculptures depicting scenes  from the Indian epics and

C. Match the columns:

1. Gold coins                                  a. Suraparaka

2. Seaport                                       b. Silk

3. China                                         c. Land Route

4. Silk Route                                 d. Rome

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

1. India's culture became the identity of Indians. ( )

2. India had no contacts with Egypt. ( )

3. Huge rock-cut statues of the Buddha were found at Bamiyan in Afghanistan. ( )

4. Indian products fetched high prices in Roman markets. ( )

5. The chera, cholas and Pandyas rulers encouraged shipbuilding and overseas exploration. ( )


Collect pictures of Hindu and Buddhist temples built in South-East Asian countries and paste them in your note book