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31 In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta period, Woman and sudras speak:
A Pali
B Sanskrit
C Prakrit
D None of the above

Answer: Option [C]

In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta period, Woman and sudras speak Prakrit. The Prakrits were Middle Indo-Aryan languages spoken between about 500 B.C. and 500 A.D. Archaeological evidences suggest that Prakrits are older than Sanskrit.

32 The two colossal image of the Buddha at Bamiyan were works of:
A the Gupta art
B the Gandhara art
C the maury art
D the Khushana art

Answer: Option [A]

The 6th-century rock-cut Buddha sculpture in the Bamiyan valley of Afghanistan was considered the largest in the world known collectively as the Bamiyan Buddhas. These images were built in 507 CE and 554 CE under the rule of Vainyagupta and later Gupta rulers respectively.



33 Among the followihg, who contributed the Chalukya in Western India was that of the:
A Mauryans
B Indo-Greeks
C Parthians
D Guptas

Answer: Option [D]

Guptas contributed the Chalukya in Western India.

In the western Deccan, the rise of the Rashtrakutas in the middle of the 8th century eclipsed the Chalukyas of Badami before being revived by their descendants, the Western Chalukyas, in the late 10th century. These Western Chalukyas ruled from Kalyani (modern Basavakalyan) until the end of the 12th century

34 The earliest extent (stil standing) temples date from:
A the Gupta period
B the Maury period
C the shunga period
D the vedic period

Answer: Option [A]

The Gupta Empire was an ancient Indian empire. It began during 320 A.D and ended in the 6th century. Gupta period's temples are still in existence.

35 Arrange the following eras in chronological order ?
I. Gupta era
II. Kalachuri
III. Vikrama era
IV. Saka era
A III, I, II and IV
B II, I, IV and III
C I, II, III and IV
D II, I, III and IV

Answer: Option [D]

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