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31 Which one of the Chola kings conquered Ceylon ?
A Vijayalaya
B Rajendra
C Aditya – I
D Rajaraja – I

Answer: Option [D]

Rajaraja I, considered the most powerful Chola ruler, became king in 985 AD. Rajaraja invaded Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in 993 AD. The Thiruvalangadu copper-plate inscriptions mention that Rajaraja’s army crossed the ocean by ships and destroyed Anuradhapura, the 1400-year-old capital of Sinhalas.

32 The Jain philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by
A Universal Faith
B Universal Soul
C Universal Law
D Universal Truth

Answer: Option [C]

The Jain philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by universal law.

Jainism does not support belief in a creator deity. According to the Jain doctrine, the universe and its constituents (soul, matter, space, time, and motion) have always existed

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33 In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta period women and Sudras speak:
A Prakrit
B Sauraseni
C Sanskrit
D Pali

Answer: Option [A]

In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta period women and sudras speak Prakrit. It is a group of languages based between Between Sanskrit and its modern derivatives

34 With reference to the invaders in ancient India, which one of the following is the correct chronological order ?
A Sakas-Kushanas-Greeks
B Sakas-Greeks-Kushanas
C Greeks-Kushanas-Sakas
D Greeks-Sakas-Kushanas

Answer: Option [D]

The invasion in ancient India was firstly done by Greeks than Sakas and than Kushanas.

35 The famous dialogue between Nachiketa and Yama is mentioned in the:
A Kathopanishad
B Kenopanishad
C Chhandogyopanished
D Mundakopanishad

Answer: Option [A]

The well-known dialogue between Nachiketa and Yama is mentioned in Kathopanishad. The Katha Upanishad is one of the mukhya Upanishads, embedded in the last eight short sections of the Kaṭha school of the Krishna Yajurveda.

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