Buddha preached his first sermon at

Q. Buddha preached his first sermon at A. Gaya B. Sarnath C. Pataliputra D. Vaishali Answer: B.  Sarnath Mahatma Buddha, about 5 weeks after his enlightenment, went to Sarnath where he preached his first sermon in the deer park to set in motion the 'Wheel of the Dharma'.  At there, Gautama Buddha met and taught … Continue reading Buddha preached his first sermon at

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The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called

Q. The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called A. Bali B. Vidatha C. Varman D. Kara Answer: A. Bali In the early Vedic period the king collected taxes regularly from his subjects. The taxes were called Bali and consisted of 1/6 the agricultural produce or … Continue reading The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called

In the Gupta period, the largest numbers of coins were issued in

Q. In the Gupta period, the largest numbers of coins were issued in A. gold B. silver C. copper D. iron Answer: A. gold In the Gupta period (early 4th to the late 6th century), the largest numbers of coins were issued in Gold coins. In this period, different Gupta rulers circulated a large number … Continue reading In the Gupta period, the largest numbers of coins were issued in

Most of the Chola temples were dedicated to

Q. Most of the Chola temples were dedicated to A. Vishnu B. Shiva C. Brahma D. Durga Answer: B. Shiva Most of the Chola temples that include Airavatesvara Temple of Darasuram, near Kumbakonam; the Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur; the Gangaikondacholapuram Brihadisvara Temple of Gangaikondacholapuram; are dedicated to Shiva. The Great Living Chola Temples is a … Continue reading Most of the Chola temples were dedicated to