history - traders, kings and pilgrims

Class 6 - History

Traders, Kings and Pilgrims

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Question:

Who was Kanishka? Mention one of his achievements.         [V. Imp.]

Answer:

Kanishka was the famous ruler of the Kushana dynasty. He organized a Buddhist council where scholars used to discuss important issues.



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Traders, Kings and Pilgrims - Questions
1.

Name some Chinese Buddhist pilgrims.


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2.

Name the countries where the worship of Bodhisattvas became popular.


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3.

Why was silk so expensive? [Imp.]


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4.

What was South India famous for? [Imp.]


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5.

Name the three ruling families of south India


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6.

How did the chiefs use the tribute that they collected from neighbouring areas?


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7.

What qualities of silk make it a highly valued fabric?


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8.

What do you mean by Silk Route? What was its significance?


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9.

How did Buddhism grow during Kushana dynasty? [Imp.]


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10.

How is making silk a complicated process? [V. Imp.]


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11.

Who were the earliest rulers of the subcontinent to issue gold coins?


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12.

What was given much importance under the system of Bhakti?                     [V. Imp.]


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13.

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words to complete each sentence.

(i) Gold, ………  and ……….. were in abundance in South India.
(ii) Gautamiputra Shri Satakami and other Satavahana rulers were known as lords of the …………
(iii) The famous Kushana ruler ………….. organised a Buddhist council.
(iv)The older form of Buddhism was known as ……………..
(v) Buddha's attainment of enlightenment was shown by sculptures of the ………………………tree.
(vi) Anyone could follow the path of………………
(vii) Xuan Zang, a Chinese Buddhist pilgrim took the………………… route to return China.
(viii) …….. was the most famous Buddhist monastery.
(ix) The two major centres of power of the Kushanas were ………………..  and ………….
(x) The images of deities were placed within special homes or places known as


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14.

Why do you think Gautamiputra Shri Satakami wanted to control the coasts?


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15.

Write a brief note on the Chinese Buddhist pilgrims.


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16.

Who was Kanishka? Mention one of his achievements.         [V. Imp.]


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17.

Who was Gautamiputra Shri Satakami? How do we come to Know about him?[Imp.]


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18.

What was Bhakti movement? Why did it become more popular? [V. Imp.]


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19.

Who were the supporters of the chiefs?


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20.

Where can evidence of trade be found?


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21.

Who were Bodhisattvas?


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22.

How did the knowledge of silk spread far and wide?


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23.

Name the items that the chiefs gave to the poets as a reward.


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24.

How can you say that Rome had a flourishing trade with south India?


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25.

What was the Bhakti system of belief? [V. Imp.]


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26.

Mention the important feature of later Hinduism. [V. Imp.]


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